Primary Location: TN-Nashville-Vanderbilt Hospital (VUH)
Organization: Specialty Pharmacy 201924
Community Pharmacy Resident - PGY1 - Term Professional - Monthly
Expected Start Date: June 29, 2020
Vanderbilt University Medical Center Post-Graduate Year One (PGY1) Community Pharmacy Residency program is a 12 month, full-time residency The purpose of the PGY1 Pharmacy Residency is to build on Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) 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 in the ambulatory and specialty care setting.
The mission of this residency is to develop a pharmacist with the skills and abilities to successfully practice as an ambulatory/specialty care pharmacist, adjunct faculty member and/or be prepared to pursue and complete a PGY2 residency training and/or fellowship training upon successful completion of the program.
The resident will gain experience in key areas of specialty pharmacy practice by completing the required clinical rotations in inflammatory diseases, hepatology, neurology and oncology along with two elective rotation choices. The resident will also gain experience in specialty pharmacy administration, quality and accreditation as well as specialty pharmacy support operations longitudinally throughout the year. A staffing and on-call component is required throughout the year to support specialty pharmacy services. The resident will complete specialty pharmacy research projects and draft a manuscript suitable for publication. The ASHP Residency Learning System and PharmAcademic is used extensively, which offers the resident a tailored, personalized and progressive learning experience throughout the year. Residents have the opportunity to gain teaching experience and assist preceptors with teaching pharmacy students from the local colleges of pharmacy. The resident will also gain experience in giving formal presentations throughout the year. An optional teaching certificate provided by one of the three local colleges of pharmacy may be obtained during the residency. There is one PGY1 Community Pharmacy residency position. Vanderbilt also offers five PGY1 Pharmacy residency positions as well as PGY2 specialty residencies in Cardiology, Critical Care, Infectious Diseases, Informatics, Oncology, Pediatrics, and Solid Organ Transplant. PGY2 specialty residencies require the successful completion of a PGY-1 residency year. Applicants should possess their pharmacy degree (Pharm. D. preferred).
Paid time off (PTO), travel support to attend professional meetings, health insurance, relocation allowance and other benefits. (For additional information go to: http://www.vanderbiltpharmacy.com)
Special Requirements for Acceptance:
Applicant must be able to be licensed in the State of Tennessee, a graduate of an accredited B.S. or Doctor of Pharmacy program, and be a licensed pharmacist in any state with reciprocation to Tennessee.
To Apply for Residency:
PHORCAS application and complete an on-line application for the Community Pharmacy Residency. Three letters of reference from Pharmacy faculty or supervisory pharmacists are required. University transcripts are also required. Interested applicants should apply by (January 1) at 5pm. Background screens will be performed and education will be verified prior to employment. Please be prepared to provide required information and/or documentation.
Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):
Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:
- Occasional: Sitting: Remaining in seated position
- Occasional: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.
- Occasional: Walking: Moving about on foot.
- Occasional: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another
- Occasional: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.
- Occasional: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles
- Occasional: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.
- Occasional: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand or hands.
- Occasional: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.
- Frequent: Noise: May include exposure to occupational noise levels which equal or exceed an 8-hr time-weighted average of 85 decibels, requiring enrollment in VUMC's Hearing Conservation Program which includes training, use of hearing protection, and periodic audiometry.
- Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.