Kaweah Health Medical Center PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program
Kaweah Health Medical Center PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
Location: Visalia, California
Kaweah Health Medical Center PGY1 residency program offers an ASHP-accredited PGY1 program for 2 residents located at Kaweah Health Medical Center.
About Kaweah Health Medical Center:
Kaweah Health Medical Center is a 613-bed not-for-profit community based teaching facility anchored by Kaweah Health Medical Center, its 480 bed, Level III trauma center located in Visalia, CA. Our eight-campus facility includes the largest acute care hospital in Tulare County, Kaweah Health Medical Center. In addition, an expansive rural health clinic system of 5 outpatient clinics giving patients in rural communities better access to healthcare in Tulare County. With more than 300 physicians and 5,200 employees, Kaweah Health provides the people living and working in California's bustling Central Valley with access to high quality healthcare.
Kaweah Health offers six accredited graduate medical education programs allowing for interdisciplinary care and communication to increase the quality of care delivered to our patients. Kaweah Health Graduate Medical Education (GME) Family Practice Residency program provides family medicine services at our Tulare clinic. Physician training practice areas include anesthesia, emergency medicine, family medicine, surgery, psychiatry and a transitional year program.
The Kaweah Health Medical Center PGY1 pharmacy residency program builds on the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and outcomes to develop pharmacist practitioners with knowledge, skills, and abilities as defined in the educational competency areas, goals, and objectives. Residents who successfully complete PGY1 residency programs will be skilled in diverse patient care, practice management, leadership and education, and be prepared to provide patient care, seek board certification in pharmacotherapy (i.e. BCPS), and pursue advanced education and training opportunities including postgraduate year two (PGY2) residencies.
Kaweah Health Medical Center is a community-based teaching hospital committed to producing PGY1 trained clinical pharmacists that exhibit the core characteristics of leadership, evidence-based practice, and service to the community. The PGY1 residency will train pharmacists in professional practice and management activities where they will gain in-depth experience leading to advanced practice skills and knowledge of the integration of hospital pharmacy services with the comprehensive needs of individual practice settings. Upon completion, residents will be prepared to practice as a general clinical practitioner in an acute care setting or pursue further focused specialized training (PGY2/fellowship).
Program Overview & Learning Experiences:
The Kaweah Health Medical Center PGY1 residency program offers training experiences in a variety of acute care and practice leadership settings. Each month the resident will rotate through a variety of patient care settings where they will have the opportunity to enhance their ability to provide safe and effective pharmaceutical care while being mentored by a clinical pharmacist in that area. Additionally, longitudinal opportunities designed for the resident to complete over 52 week timeframe, allows opportunities to further enhance new skill sets.
Critical Care I
Emergency Medicine I
Internal Medicine I & II
Elective Rotations – Choose 3
Advanced Pain Management
Acute Care Anticoagulation
Critical Care II
Drug Use Management
Emergency Medicine II
Nephrology & Anemia Management
Staffing (every 3rd weekend)
Teaching Certificate Program
Service Project (optional)
Residency Program Benefits:
Residents receive Medical, Dental and Vision benefits effective day one of residency, 22 days paid time off, approved leave and travel reimbursement to CSHP Seminar, ASHP Midyear and Western States Residency Conference, and $500 relocation assistance bonus.
Doctor of Pharmacy Degree or candidate for graduation from ACPE Accredited School of Pharmacy
Current or eligible for Pharmacy licensure in the State of California
California Intern License by start date of residency
Eligible to work in the U.S.
Residency Application Requirements:
Completed PhORCAS Application
Letter of Interest
Three Letters of Recommendation
An official transcript [Pharmacy School Only]
To be considered, all items must be received by January 2, 2024.
Nicole Gann, PharmD, BCPS Inpatient Pharmacy Clinical Manager PGY1 Residency Program Director Kaweah Health Medical Center Pharmacy 400 West Mineral King Visalia, CA 93291 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Steven Richardson, PharmD, BCIDP Inpatient Clinical Coordinator PGY1 Residency Program Coordinator Kaweah Health Medical Center Pharmacy 400 West Mineral King Visalia, CA 93291 Email: email@example.com
About Kaweah Health Medical Center PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
Kaweah Health is a 613 bed not-for-profit, community based teaching facility anchored by Kaweah Health Medical Center, it's 480 bed, Level III trauma center. Kaweah Health spans eight campuses including the largest acute care hospital in Tulare County, Kaweah Health Medical Center and plays a significant role in the health and well being of California's great Central Valley. With more than 300 physicians and 5000 employees, Kaweah Health has provided people living and working in California's bustling Central Valley with access to comprehensive, high quality health care for more than 50 years.
Kaweah Health provides a full spectrum of acute care health care services utilizing an array of cutting-edge medical technology - from emergency services, cardiac services, cancer care, neurosurgery, neonatal and pediatric care, sleep disorders, vascular labs, specialized orthopedics, comprehensive rehabilitation and mental health services. An expansive rural health clinic system that includes 6 outpatient clinics gives patients in rural areas better access to health care in Tulare County. Additionally, the Kaweah Health Specialty Clinic rounds out the outpatient services focusing on imp...rovement of outpatient self-care for patients with chronic illnesses at risk for readmission to the hospital.
Kaweah Health Medical Center is home to da Vinci Si robotic surgery, a new endo-urology suite, a state of the art endovascular operating room, and 64 CT radiological technology. The main medical center is a wireless environment offering healthcare providers access to Electronic Medical Records, ELMER electronic notes, Citrix interface from home or office and integration with iPad and other tablet technology.
At Kaweah Health you will find a supportive, collegial environment and a family of healthcare professionals and staff who are committed to expanding our trauma range of services and incorporating best evidence-based practices to provide excellent patient care. Dedicated physician leaders will keep you connected and informed about hospital infrastructure and administrative policies.