At Rutland Regional Medical Center’s Pharmacy Department our mission is to deliver superior medication-related care that supports excellent outcomes. Our pharmacy staff is an integral part of the care team at Rutland Regional, working closely with providers and nursing staff to provide outstanding service with a focus on quality and patient safety.
With access to the latest and most advanced technology, our pharmacy team offers top-notch pharmaceutical care through comprehensive clinical and distributive practices. Our process is collaborative, interdisciplinary and cost-effective. All processes and procedures are continuously aligned with federal and state rules to ensure regulatory compliance.
Rutland Regional’s pharmacy service employs 20 pharmacists and 18 pharmacy technicians, as well as additional support staff. The team also includes a pharmacist devoted to antimicrobial stewardship. In addition to inpatient care, our group staffs three outpatient clinics and our onsite retail pharmacy.
Program Director –
Saisha Branchaud, Pharm.D., BCPS
Saisha Branchaud is the Residency Director for the PGY1 Pharmacy Residency program at Rutland Regional Medical Center. Saisha grew up in Vermont and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in biology in 2001. She went on to earn a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in 2004 and started her career at Rutland Regional in 2005 as a clinical staff pharmacist. In 2014 she became a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist. Saisha has served in a variety of clinical leadership roles throughout her tenure at Rutland Regional, as well as a preceptor for numerous schools of pharmacy. She is currently the director of pharmacy services and maintains special interest in pharmaceutical clinical practice.
Senior Director of Pharmacy & Musculoskeletal Services –
Jonathan Reynolds, Pharm.D.
Jonathan Reynolds grew up in Vermont and returned there in 2008 after graduating from the University of Connecticut with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Currently, he leads Rutland Regional’s 340B program and oversees the growth of the Pharmacy service line. Jonathan relishes in the abundant summer and winter outdoor activities available around Rutland, especially with the 15-minute drive to local ski resorts Killington and Pico.