The PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency conducted by CHI St. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock, Arkansas is accredited by ASHP.
PGY1 Program Purpose: PGY1 pharmacy residency programs build on pharmacy 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.
Additionally, the residency program at CHI St. Vincent is designed to develop a well-rounded pharmacy practitioner and future leader in pharmacy practice, who is clinically prepared for an advanced level of practice at a community-based hospital. Our residency gives in-depth experience in broad areas of pharmacy practice, including internal medicine, critical care, infectious disease, cardiology, medication safety, emergency medicine, and antimicrobial stewardship. The resident’s activities include, but are not limited to, education for coworkers and patients, multi-disciplinary rounds, precepting pharmacy students, major research project to present at a residents conference, poster presentation, pharmacy committee participation, MUE and new drug reviews, and completion of teaching certificate and research certificate programs.
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Benefits of the Pharmacy Residency Program
Dedicated pharmacy resident office space
Professional travel reimbursement
Insurance: medical, dental, vision and life
22 Days of paid vacation/sick leave/holiday leave (paid out at the end of residency)
The program listing in PhORCAS: CHI St. Vincent Infirmary
National Matching Service Code: 259013
Number of Positions: 2
Duration: 12 months
Application Deadline: January 2
Starting Date: June 26
A strong academic record and desire for professional accomplishment (Minimum GPA = 3.25 on 4.0 Scale)
Employment experience in a pharmacy setting while pursuing Doctor of Pharmacy degree highly preferred
Graduation from an ACPE accredited college of pharmacy with a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree
Eligible for licensure in the state of Arkansas
Registered with the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS®)
Participation in the ASHP Resident Matching Program, administered by National Matching Services Inc.
Submission of a detailed letter of intent, current curriculum vitae, official academic transcripts, and three letters of recommendation through PhORCAS®
Pediatric Critical Care (Arkansas Children’s Hospital)
Other electives may be pursued if preceptor and experience type are available and feasible
Learning experiences are sequenced based on the results of the resident’s interest and self-evaluation form. No more than one-third of the twelve-month PGY1 pharmacy residency program deals with a specific patient disease state and population (e.g., critical care, cardiology). Residents must spend two thirds or more of the program in direct patient care activities.
Staffing Requirements (Hospital Pharmacy Practice LE):
Evenings: 1 evening a week
Weekends: Every 4th Weekend
Major Holidays Required: Memorial Day and Labor Day
About CHI St. Vincent Infirmary PGY-1 Residency Program
CHI St. Vincent provides excellent care to almost 34,000 patients requiring an inpatient stay each year. CHI St. Vincent Infirmary offers cardiovascular services, orthopedics, urology, oncology, emergency/trauma care, and surgical services. CHI St. Vincent is committed to being a great place to work, practice medicine, and receive excellent and compassionate care.
We are the first and only hospital in Arkansas to earn Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence, and the first hospital in Arkansas to achieve an ANCC Magnet designation for excellence in Nursing.
CHI St. Vincent is part of CommonSpirit Health. Dignity Health and Catholic Health Initiatives combined to form CommonSpirit Health in 2019. CommonSpirit Health is a non-profit health system with hospitals and clinics in 21 states. CommonSpirit Health cares for diverse populations with the intent of being a leader in advancing care for all. CommonSpirit Health’s mission is to make the healing presence of God known in our world by improving the health of the people we serve, especially those who are vulnerable, while we advance social justice for all. CommonSpirit Health envisions a healthier future for all – ins...pired by faith, driven by innovation, and powered by humanity. CommonSpirit Health values include compassion, inclusion, integrity, excellence and collaboration.
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