The PGY1 residency at Johnson City Medical Center (JCMC) provides advanced level training in the delivery of patient-centered care, leadership and pharmacy services in a community-based teaching hospital. Residents will develop skills to successfully interact with inter-professional teams to optimize drug therapy, lead medication safety initiatives, and provide education. Required learning experiences include cardiology, critical care (medicine or trauma-surgery), infectious diseases, medicine (family or internal), management, and pediatrics. Required longitudinal learning experiences include advancing practice, continuing education, formulary review, medication use evaluation, research, and staffing. Elective learning experiences will be tailored to each resident's interests, and may include critical care (medicine or trauma-surgery), emergency medicine, infectious diseases, medicine (family or internal), oncology (inpatient or outpatient), and precepting.
For more information, please see: https://www.balladhealth.org/residencies/johnson-city-pharmacy-program
Residency Program Director/Program Contact Cathy Lawson, PharmD, BCCCP Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator PGY1 Residency Program Director Office: 423.431.2795 Fax: 423.431.5564 Email: Cathy.Lawson2@balladhealth.org
Director of Pharmacy Corinne Allen, PharmD, MBA Office: 423.431.6734 Fax: 423.431.5564 Email: Corinne.Allen@balladhealth.org
Residency Information Duration/Type: 52 week residency Number of Positions: 2 Application Deadline: December 31, 2022 Starting Date: June 19, 2023 Estimated Stipend: $44,553 Interview Required: Yes
Accreditation Status: Accredited Code: 54010 NMS Code: 191913 Johnson City Medical Center Department of Pharmacy 400 N. State of Franklin Rd Johnson City, TN 37604 www.balladhealth.org/jcmc
Requirements: Graduate or candidate for graduation from an ACPE accredited Doctor of Pharmacy degree program (or one in the process of pursuing accreditation) or have a Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Examination Committee (FPGEC) certificate from the NABP, eligibility for licensure in Tennessee, college of pharmacy transcripts, curriculum vitae, letter of intent, three letters of recommendation (at least two should be from clinical preceptors) and an interview.
Johnson City Medical Center (JCMC) is a 445-bed tertiary referral hospital located in Northeast Tennessee. JCMC is the only Level 1 Trauma Center, Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center, and Level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) within Ballad Health, an integrated healthcare delivery system serving 29 counties of Northeast Tennessee, Southwest Virginia, Northwestern North Carolina and Southeastern Kentucky. The department of pharmacy has a progressive practice model with centralized inpatient clinical pharmacists, decentralized clinical pharmacists and clinical pharmacist specialists. Pharmacy practice is supported by computerized prescriber order entry, an integrated electronic health record, automated dispensing cabinets, barcode medication administration, and smart infusion pumps. Additionally, the department of pharmacy provides services to an outpatient infusion center, Niswonger Children's Hospital, and Ballad Health Cancer Care at JCMC.