PGY1 pharmacy residency programs build on pharmacy education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training. Additionally, the residency program at CHI St. Vincent is designed to develop a well-rounded pharmacy practitioner and future leader in pharmacy practice, who is clinically prepared for an advanced level of practice at a community-based hospital. Our residency gives in-depth experience in broad areas of pharmacy practice, including internal medicine, critical care, infectious disease, cardiology, medication safety, emergency medicine, and antimicrobial stewardship. The resident’s activities include, but are not limited to, education for coworkers and patients, multi-disciplinary rounds, precepting pharmacy students, major research project to present at a residents conference, poster presentation, pharmacy committee participation, MUE and new drug reviews, and the opportunity to complete a teaching certificate and/or research certificate program.
Duration: 12 months
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: December 31, 2020
Starting Date: Beginning of July 2021
ASHP Accreditation Status: Candidate
National Matching Services Code: 259013
A strong academic record and desire for professional accomplishment (Minimum GPA = 3.25 on 4.0 Scale)
Employment experience in a pharmacy setting while pursuing Doctor of Pharmacy degree highly preferred
Graduation from an ACPE accredited college of pharmacy with a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree
Eligible for licensure in the state of Arkansas
Registered with the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS®)
Participation in the ASHP Resident Matching Program, administered by National Matching Services Inc.
Submission of a detailed letter of intent, current curriculum vitae, official academic transcripts, and three letters of recommendation through PhORCAS®
Evenings: 1 evening per week
Weekends: Every 3rd Weekend
Weekdays: Up to 2 shifts every 6 weeks
No major holiday staffing required (Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day)
Weekday Holiday Staffing: Up to 4 shifts per week during major holiday/spring break weeks
Required Learning Experiences
Cardiology – 4 weeks
Critical Care – 4 weeks
Emergency Medicine – 4 weeks
Infectious Disease – 4 weeks
Internal Medicine – 4 weeks
IV Nutrition – 2 weeks
Orientation – 6 weeks
Electives (3) of Resident’s Choice
4 week (2) and 2 Week (1) Electives Available – (see website for details)
Required Longitudinal Learning Experiences
Antimicrobial Stewardship – 11 months
Hospital Pharmacy Practice (staffing) – 10 months
Medication Safety – 11 months
Pharmacy Administration – 11 months
Research and Presentations – 11 months
About CHI St. Vincent Infirmary
CHI St. Vincent provides excellent care to almost 34,000 patients requiring an inpatient stay each year. CHI St. Vincent Infirmary offers cardiovascular services, orthopedics, urology, oncology, emergency/trauma care, and surgical services. CHI St. Vincent is committed to being a great place to work, practice medicine, and receive excellent and compassionate care.
We are the first and only hospital in Arkansas to earn Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence, and the first hospital in Arkansas to achieve an ANCC Magnet designation for excellence in Nursing.
CHI St. Vincent is part of CommonSpirit Health. Dignity Health and Catholic Health Initiatives combined to form CommonSpirit Health in 2019. CommonSpirit Health is a non-profit health system with hospitals and clinics in 21 states. CommonSpirit Health cares for diverse populations with the intent of being a leader in advancing care for all. CommonSpirit Health’s mission is to make the healing presence of God known in our world by improving the health of the people we serve, especially those who are vulnerable, while we advance social justice for all. CommonSpirit Health envisions a healthier future for all – ins...pired by faith, driven by innovation, and powered by humanity. CommonSpirit Health values include compassion, inclusion, integrity, excellence and collaboration.
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