NEW! April 22: Prescription Home Delivery
We now offer home delivery for your prescription medications.
Our pharmacists are available to speak with you about your medications.
Please call (509) 573-3808 to have your questions answered and receive counseling.
Beginning Thursday, March 19, the hospital pharmacy is closed to the public for the duration of the pandemic. The public may choose to have those prescriptions transferred to YVM's Pharmacy at Creekside or the pharmacy of their choice. The Pharmacy at Creekside, 4003 Creekside Loop, is open 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday; and Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and offers walk-in or drive-through options for pickup.
Farmacia Del Hospital
A partir del jueves 19 de marzo, la farmacia del hospital estará cerrada al público mientras dure la pandemia. El público puede escoger si quiere que sus recetas sean transferidas a la otra farmacia de Yakima Valley Memorial, localizada en la clínica Cornerstone o también puede elegir cualquier otra farmacia de su preferencia. La clínica de Cornerstone, está localizada en el 4003 Creekside Loop. En esta farmacia se puede recoger la medicina por la ventana y/o adentro de la clínica.
Horario: Lunes a Viernes de 8:30 a.m. a 6:00 p.m. y sábado y domingo de las 8:00 a.m. a las 4:30 pm
Call: (509) 575-8036
Fax: (509) 575-8700
Memorial's pharmacy team works to to provide optimum drug therapy for Yakima Valley Memorial's patients. As the only hospital pharmacy in Yakima County with 24/7 service, our team of more than 20 pharmacists and 26 pharmacy technicians is the expert resource for drug information. Working closely with physicians, nurses and patients they ensure that safe and appropriate drug therapy is rendered while at the same time educating and informing patients.
Automation and technology increases patient safety through the utilization of barcodes at each step of medication distribution and administration. Our fully automated pharmacy helps ensure 100 percent accuracy for dispensing medications 100 percent of the time.
Pharmacy at Creekside
Hours: Monday through Friday / 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. (Walk-in or Drive-through)
Saturday and Sunday / 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Drive-through only)
Open 7 days a week, the pharmacy at Creekside offers easy access for picking up your medications. Our location has plenty of parking with the convenience of a drive-through window. Your experience is important to us and our friendly staff are here to assist you with all of your pharmacy needs.
We work directly with Yakima Valley Memorial's providers, ensuring we have access to your most up-to-date medical information. If you are seeing your provider today, we can have your prescrition ready soon after the completion of your appointment.
We offer an automated refill request line
Call (509) 573-3808 to request a refill or speak to a pharmacists. We'll contact you when it's ready.
Getting your prescriptions filled somewhere else?
We can get those transferred easily with your permission. Just let us know!
Currently serving patients at:
- Apple Valley Family Medicine »
- Cornerstone Family Medicine »
- Family Medicine of Yakima »
- Pacific Crest Family Medicine »
- Selah Family Medicine »
- Zillah Family Medicine »
Pharmacy Technician Training Program
Are you interested in a career in healthcare? Memorial pharmacy is seeking applicants for its paid pharmacy technician trainee program — no healthcare experience required. Upon completing this 4-month program, trainees qualify to sit for the technician licensure exam.
Pharmacy technicians at Memorial work at the top of their skill set and are essential to providing patients with safe and effective medication therapy. Upon entering the program, Memorial enrolls trainees into an online education program, while working four days a week (32 hours) for on-the-job training.
The program starts a couple times throughout the year, training up to three applicants at a time. Trainees are exposed to many aspects of pharmacy, with the option of focusing on either an inpatient or ambulatory track. After obtaining pharmacy technician licensure, candidates can apply for a permanent tech position.
The pharmacy profession is quickly advancing, and pharmacy technicians are stepping up to new challenges. This program prepares candidates for a professionally rewarding career with growth opportunities. Memorial’s pharmacy technicians are involved in inpatient medication reconciliation, prescription-refill authorization, outpatient pharmacy, sterile IV compounding, inpatient distribution, billing, prior authorization, purchasing, regulatory compliance, informatics, and more.
Candidates must meet the Department of Health (DOH) registration requirements for a pharmacy assistant license, found here https://www.doh.wa.gov/LicensesPermitsandCertificates. The DOH license application does not need to be submitted prior to interviewing at Memorial.
Pharmacy Residency Program
Yakima Valley Memorial's pharmacy practice residency program provides a one-year post-graduate training experience. Washington State University's College of Pharmacy maintains a joint venture with Yakima Valley Memorial as a major training site for pharmacy students. Two full-time faculty members are based at the hospital. In addition, Memorial offers a board of pharmacy-approved pharmacy technician training program.
- The pharmacy residency program was established in 1998
- Pharmacy residents are licensed pharmacists that complete an extra year of advanced training in the hospital
- We currently have 5 pharmacy residents
- Our residency program is unique in that it offers both ambulatory care and acute care experiences
- We offer multiple teaching and precepting opportunities in with the Yakima WSU campus close by
- The goal of the program is to produce a well-rounded clinical pharmacist that is also eligible for board certification and/or a PGY2 (post year two graduate) residency
- Applicants must be a graduate of a college of pharmacy accredited by ACPE and be licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Washington
- Applications must be registered for the match and can apply through PhORCAS
- The application deadline is January 1, 2021
Yakima Valley Memorial has been providing care to members of our community for 70 years.
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