Application, Requirements and Benefits

Application Requirements

Saint Luke’s Hospital will manage the application process for its pharmacy residency programs through ASHP’s PhORCAS (Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application) process.

Required application materials will include:

  • Completed residency application
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Three completed reference forms (only the first three references submitted will be reviewed)
  • College transcripts

Please see PhORCAS for due date for all materials.

All completed applications will be reviewed and the most qualified candidates will be extended interviews to be held in late January and February. This residency agrees that no person at this residency will solicit, accept, or use any ranking-related information from any residency applicant.

Missouri Pharmacy Licensure with Medication Therapy Certificate is required for applicants that match. Missouri Pharmacy Intern License is required to start work if a Missouri Pharmacist License cannot be obtained before the start date.  Missouri Pharmacy Licensure with MTM is required by November 1 for applicants that match.

Staffing & Holiday Requirements


  • Extra 4 hour evening coverage after every 6th weekday
  • Every other weekend
  • Two to three holidays: one major and one or two minor


  • Every third weekend
  • Two holidays: one major and one minor

All residents receive a compensatory day off following a worked weekend.


Residents receive a stipend and are offered the same benefits as full-time employees of Saint Luke's Health System, including medical, vision, and dental insurance, retirement balance, and 403b matching plans.


  • Residents earn approximately eight hours of paid time off (PTO) each pay period (every two weeks), which amounts to about three weeks per year.
  • PTO may be used for:
    • Holidays you do not work
    • Vacation
    • Time off for interviews
  • Sick Leave (to be used in accordance with hospital policy)

Additional Benefits:

  • Free parking
  • Resident office space
  • Laptop computer
  • ACLS Certification
  • Travel reimbursement for meetings
  • On-site outpatient pharmacy
  • Saint Luke's Pharmacy Teaching Certificate
  • Opportunities to precept and mentor pharmacy students

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Saint Luke’s Health System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity or expression, sex, age, pregnancy status, religion, disability or veteran status, or other status protected by law in admissions or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities, or in the provision of physician staff privileges.