This is a 12 month ASHP accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency offered by CHI Memorial in Chattanooga, Tennessee. We offer 4 PGY1 positions. This residency program is designed to prepare pharmacists for advanced level practice at a community-based hospital. The resident, supported on every side with a multidisciplinary healthcare team, will be responsible and accountable for the provision and oversight of evidence-based, patient-centered medication related outcomes. The resident will develop a strong foundation in pharmacotherapy, operational, and practice management skills.
CHI is a 3-hospital healthcare system with over 450 beds. Serving the Chattanooga community for more than 65 years and strengthened as part of Catholic Health Initiatives, CHI Memorial offers a continuum of care including preventative, primary and acute hospital care, as well as cardiac, cancer, orthopedic, imaging, bariatric, general surgery, and a multitude of other services. CHI Memorial is a regional referral center of choice with more than 4,700 associates and more than 650 affiliated physicians providing health care throughout Southeast Tennessee, North Georgia and southeast Alabama.
CHI Memorial has been named by US News and Reports as the #1 hospital in the region and the #2 hospital in the state of Tennessee 2018, 2019, and 2020. We are surrounded by picturesque mountains with ample opportunities for mountain biking, hiking, white water rafting, and rock climbing to name a few.
Required rotations include Anticoagulation, Cardiology, Critical Care, Drug Information/Drug Use Policy, Emergency Medicine, Hospital Pharmacy Practice, Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine, Nutrition Support, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacy Practice Management, Transitions of Care, and Student precepting.
Elective rotations include Informatics, Nephrology, Oncology, Pain, Psychiatry, Research, and the option to repeat any required rotations listed above.
Staffing requirements are one weekend each month and one evening per week.
CHI Memorial pharmacists practice in an innovative environment and are valuable members of the healthcare team. Pharmacists are decentralized with a presence in the emergency department, all ICUs, and all medical floors. The pharmacy is equipped with advanced technology along with systems that promote safe and effective medication use. Pharmacists hold advanced degrees, residency training, board certification, and years of distribution and management experience.
Be a graduate of an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)-accredited Doctor of Pharmacy degree program
Be eligible for licensure in the state of TN
Submit a detailed letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, official pharmacy school transcripts, and three letters of recommendation through the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS®) website at www.ashp. org/phorcas
Participate in the ASHP Resident Matching Program
This residency site agrees that no person at this site will solicit, accept, or use any ranking-related information from any residency applicant. CHI Memorial is not able to provide H1B sponsorship for non-US citizens.
Submit all requirements to PhORCAS® by January 3.
About CHI Memorial Hospital, Chattanooga, TN
CHI Memorial is a not-for-profit, faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to the healing ministry of the Church. Founded in 1952 by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, CHI Memorial offers a continuum of care including preventative, primary and acute hospital care, as well as cardiac, cancer, orthopedic, imaging, and multitude of other services.
CHI Memorial is a regional referral center of choice with more than 4,600 associates, 400 volunteers and 600 affiliated physicians providing health care throughout Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia.
CHI Memorial is once again the only hospital in the Chattanooga area to be named a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World Report. In addition, they are ranked the #2 hospital in Tennessee by U.S. News & World Report.
CHI Memorial is also recognized as ‘high performing’ rating in eight surgical procedures and chronic conditions evaluated by U.S. News: colon cancer surgery, lung cancer surgery, COPD, heart failure, heart bypass surgery, abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, knee replacement and hip replacement.
Centers of Excellence in Bariatric Surgery and Orthopedics
Accredited by the American College of Surgeons Com...mission on Cancer
Accredited chest pain and stroke center
Provided $29 million in community benefit including more than $9 million in financial assistance