Parkview Health’s world-class clinical teams are dedicated to providing the highest levels of compassionate care. In turn, we are committed to equipping them with state-of-the-art technology and facilities. Parkview strives to be a partner with civic leaders on the frontlines of safety, wellness and prevention. And, because we are the region's only not-for-profit health system, you can be sure of the most important thing of all -- our patients come first. Parkview Health consists of 12 hospital facilities, 2 free-standing Surgery Centers, a free-standing emergency department, and over 600 employed providers - all on the Epic platform.
The Parkview Pharmacy Department strives to provide the highest quality, talented and compassionate pharmaceutical care through a philosophy of evidence-based best practices. In Allen County we employ more than 130 pharmacists, including a Vice President of Pharmacy, an Allen County director of pharmacy, four pharmacy managers, six pharmacy supervisors, 16 acute care clinical specialists, 24 acute care clinical generalists, six ambulatory clinical specialists, ambulatory and inpatient medication safety pharmacists, an informatics pharmacist and a pharmacy clinical coordinator.
The Parkview Pharmacy Department utilizes an integrative inpatient practice model, where pharmacists have responsibilities for both distributive and clinical functions. Parkview has 20 clinical pharmacists that round on 18 multidisciplinary health care teams Monday through Friday. Ten of these teams round seven days per week. Clinical services include collaborative rounding on various teams, inpatient pharmacokinetic dosing, nutrition support, targeted drug therapy monitoring, cardiac arrest team participation, anticoagulation dosing, culture and susceptibility monitoring, antibiotic dosing, patient-controlled analgesic dosing, medication discharge consultations and more.
Parkview Pharmacy has provided advanced pharmacy services in a variety of areas for decades. Parkview offers a progressive pharmaceutical care environment in a variety of practice settings, with tremendous growth in ambulatory pharmaceutical care including primary care, hospital-based clinics, specialty clinics, and a retail/specialty pharmacy. Inpatient services include interdisciplinary rounding, and surgical/critical care and oncology satellite pharmacies. Parkview Pharmacy leadership includes a team with dedication to each facility and service type, including Inpatient and Ambulatory Clinical Services, Distribution Services Managers for Parkview Regional Medical Center and Parkview Hospital, an inpatient pharmacy supervisor, ambulatory clinical supervisor, oncology infusion pharmacy supervisor, investigational drugs supervisor, retail & specialty pharmacy supervisors, lead pharmacists, and lead technicians. Parkview pharmacy is an early adopter of and a best-practice site for integrated technologies, including Epic, Pyxis MedStations, Pyxis CII Safe, Talyst’s Autopack and Autopharm inventory management software with vertical carousels, Smart Infusion systems, and Baxa EM 2400 TPN compounder.
Position Qualifications: Candidates must possess a pharmacy degree from an ACPE-accredited institution. Pharmacy licensure or eligibility in Indiana is required.
Submit your application online through the Phorcas portal at https://portal.phorcas.org/ by January 5, 2021. Application materials should include a curriculum vitae (CV), letter of intent, three letters of recommendation, and college transcripts.
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About Parkview Health PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
Parkview Health is located in Fort Wayne, IN. Our primary site is Parkview Regional Medical Center (PRMC) which is a community, not-for-profit hospital. With over 440 acute care beds, PRMC is the largest hospital in our health system. It supports a level II adult and pediatric trauma centers, an accredited pain center and a certified primary stroke center. PRMC also features specialty centers for orthopedics, women's and children's health, cancer, and cardiovascular care.
Parkview Health has had tremendous growth in the ambulatory care setting. Ambulatory care pharmacists practice within a variety of clinic settings including primary care, cardiology, oncology, anticoagulation, population health, and specialty clinics. Many of our ambulatory care pharmacists have the opportunity to manage chronic diseases via collaborative practice agreements. As part of this growth, Parkview Health added a PGY2 ambulatory care pharmacy residency, currently in candidate status with ASHP.
We will be recruiting for 5 PGY1 residents and 1 PGY2 Ambulatory Care resident.
Parkview Health’s PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program is designed to develop the resident into an independent, competent, confide...nt, and compassionate practitioner with the ability to provide excellent patient care in a variety of practice environments. Residents will develop a core skill set in pharmacotherapy evaluation and management, patient interaction, communication, team building, and time management. The program will assist residents in developing their leadership skills to fulfill their practice responsibilities and provide care in a technologically advanced environment. Throughout the year, residents will work to develop an effective method of self-evaluation. Residents will learn to balance the demands of pharmacy practice, family, and personal growth while staying committed to life-long learning.
The required rotations include: Orientation, Adult Internal Medicine & Surgery (6 weeks in length), Cardiology & Coronary Intensive Care Unit, Critical Care, and Focused Internal Medicine (1 week in length). Our longitudinal rotations include: Anticoagulation Therapy Unit, Practice Management, and Staffing. We offer 19 electives: Academia Administration, Ambulatory Cardiology, Clinical Informatics, Drug Information, Emergency Medicine, Falls Prevention Clinic (2 days per week for 10 weeks), Infectious Disease, Investigational Drug Services, Medical Intensive Care Unit, Medication Safety, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Neurology, Inpatient Oncology, Ambulatory Oncology, Pain & Palliative Care, Population Health, Primary Care Clinics, and Pediatrics & Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.
The PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency Program at Parkview Health is designed to develop the resident into an independent, competent, confident and compassionate practitioner with the ability to provide excellent patient care in the ambulatory setting. This resident will develop a core skill set in chronic disease state management, patient interaction, communication, practice management, team building and time management. The program will assist residents in developing their precepting skills and will integrate precepting into various learning experiences.
The required rotations include: orientation and primary care (Indiana). The required longitudinal rotation experiences include: Administration, Anticoagulation Therapy Unit, Diabetes Management, Heart Failure Clinic, Practice Management, Research, and Staffing. We offer 8 electives: Ambulatory Cardiology, Ambulatory Medication Safety, Ambulatory Oncology (10 weeks), Falls Prevention Clinic (2 days per week for 10 weeks), Family Medicine Center, Population Health, Primary Care (Ohio), Specialty Pharmacy