The PGY1 residency at Decatur Memorial Hospital exposes the resident to a community hospital setting while simultaneously preparing them for a future role in patient care or further training. Required clinical rotations include: internal medicine, critical care, emergency medicine, leadership, antimicrobial stewardship, and medication safety. There are a variety of elective rotations which include: infectious disease, cardiology, ambulatory care, and trauma. The resident will also gain exposure to Omnicell technology, committee initiatives and gain expertise in educating patients and health care professionals on drug related topics. The resident can also obtain a teaching certificate through Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville School of Pharmacy.
Fringe Benefits:Comprehensive benefits package, PTO, personal computer and work station, and financial support for travel to professional programs and meetings.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:Graduate of an ACPE accredited college of pharmacy or equivalent, eligibility for licensure in Illinois, official college of pharmacy transcript, curriculum vitae, letter of intent, US citizenship, and three letters of recommendation from pharmacists. Applicants must apply through PhORCAS.
About Decatur Memorial Hospital PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
Decatur Memorial Hospital, located in Decatur, Illinois, is a 300 bed, not-for-profit, community hospital that has been providing medical care since 1916 for the residents of Central Illinois. Today, DMH has more than 2,300 dedicated employees, 300 physicians, and is a designated Level II Trauma Center.