PGY1 Accredited Residency, CHI Memorial, Chattanooga, TN
CHI Memorial, Accredited PGY1 Residency
Location: Chattanooga, Tennessee
Required Education: PharmD
Why choose the CHI Memorial Pharmacy Residency? CHI Memorial pharmacists practice in an innovative environment and are valuable members of the healthcare team. Pharmacists are decentralized with a presence in the emergency department, all ICUs, and all medical floors. The pharmacy is equipped with advanced technology along with systems that promote safe and effective medication use. Pharmacists hold advanced degrees, residency training, board certification, and years of distribution and management experience. Raising the Bar This is a 12 month ASHP accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency offered by CHI Memorial in Chattanooga, Tennessee. This residency program is designed to prepare pharmacists for advanced level practice at a community-based hospital. The resident, supported on every side with a multidisciplinary healthcare team, will be responsible and accountable for the provision and oversight of evidence-based, patient centered medication related outcomes. The resident will develop a strong foundation in pharmacotherapy, operational, and practice management skills. Resident Activities Resident activities include but are not limited to: • In-services for staff and patients • Multi-disciplinary rounds • Precepting • Major research project (present at SERC) • ASHP Mid-year poster presentation • TSHP meeting poster presentation • CE presentations • P&T Committee participation • MUE and new drug reviews • Community Involvement Qualifications and Application Process Applicants must: 1. Be a graduate of an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)-accredited Doctor of Pharmacy degree program 2. Be eligible for licensure in the state of TN 3. Submit a detailed letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, official pharmacy school transcripts, and three letters of recommendation through the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS®) website at www. ashp.org/phorcas 4. Participate in the ASHP Resident Matching Program This residency site agrees that no person at this site will solicit, accept, or use any ranking-related information from any residency applicant. CHI Memorial is not able to provide H1B sponsorship for non-US citizens.
Required Rotations (Four Weeks) Anticoagulation Internal Medicine Cardiology Medication Reconciliation Critical Care Nutrition Support Drug Information Orientation Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Management Hospital Pharmacy Practice Pharmacokinetics Infectious Diseases
Elective Rotations (Two) Informatics Opioid Stewardship/Pain Nephrology Research Oncology Psychiatry *May repeat any required rotation or do 4 two-week rotations
Residency Information Duration: 12 months Number of Positions: Four Application Deadline: January 3 Starting Date: End of June Staffing Requirements • Every fourth weekend and one evening per week • One major holiday: Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Year’s Day
CHI Memorial is a not-for-profit, faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to the healing ministry of the Church. Founded in 1952 by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, CHI Memorial offers a continuum of care including preventative, primary and acute hospital care, as well as cardiac, cancer, orthopedic, imaging, and multitude of other services.
CHI Memorial is a regional referral center of choice with more than 4,600 associates, 400 volunteers and 600 affiliated physicians providing health care throughout Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia.
CHI Memorial is once again the only hospital in the Chattanooga area to be named a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World Report. In addition, they are ranked the #2 hospital in Tennessee by U.S. News & World Report.
CHI Memorial is also recognized as ‘high performing’ rating in eight surgical procedures and chronic conditions evaluated by U.S. News: colon cancer surgery, lung cancer surgery, COPD, heart failure, heart bypass surgery, abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, knee replacement and hip replacement.
Centers of Excellence in Bariatric Surgery and Orthopedics
Accredited by the American College of Surgeons Com...mission on Cancer
Accredited chest pain and stroke center
Provided $29 million in community benefit including more than $9 million in financial assistance