This is a 12-month, full-time residency designed and structured to offer opportunities to develop skills and abilities to successfully practice as a pharmacist in the community that includes one or more of the following areas: chronic disease management, MTM services, prescription fulfillment, specialty pharmacy services, underserved-population primary care, clinic-based care as well as preparation for entry-level adjunct faculty member positions or pursuit of a PGY2 residency in ambulatory care focused programs. This residency offers the opportunity to practice in a fully integrated clinical outpatient specialty pharmacy model which is an optimal environment to learn and participate in the pharmacists’ patient-centered care process as outlined by The Joint Commission of Pharmacy Practitioners. Training focuses on access, dispensing, adherence, and clinical management of a full range of disease states in specialty pharmacy. Additionally, the program provides exposure to the fundamentals of administration, research, accreditation, and quality improvement. There are both longitudinal (2 days per week for 6 to 12 months) and block ( 3 days per week for 4 to 6 weeks) rotations in the structure of the program as well as staffing at our specialty pharmacy call center every other weekend (Friday evening/Saturday morning) and 2 holidays per year, Community Health After Hours Primary Care Clinic (Tuesday evenings and/or Saturday afternoon), and at home clinical on-call for the specialty pharmacy 1 week per month and 2 holidays per year.
-Graduate of an ACPE Doctor of Pharmacy Program -Pharmacist Immunization Delivery Certification -CV, Letter of Interest, Transcripts for Pharmacy Coursework -Three (3) letters of recommendation (minimum of two letters from clinical preceptors) -Ability to obtain pharmacist licensure in Tennessee by July 31 of the residency year
Submit completed application using the PhORCAS portal by December 31, 2021.