Kaweah Health PGY2 residency program offers an ASHP-accredited PGY2 program for 1 resident located at Kaweah Health in Visalia, CA. Kaweah Health (KH) is an integrated health care delivery system anchored around a 480-bed community-based teaching hospital. With a compliment of ancillary services and ambulatory clinics, KH provides a broad array of primary and specialty care to a largely rural and medically underserved community. The Outpatient Pharmacy Department provides services to the community through our retail and home infusion pharmacies, as well as via ambulatory care pharmacists located in all seven of our primary care clinics.
Clinical pharmacists work in innovative, team-based models as credentialed members of the KH Medical Staff providing pharmaceutical care in the areas of rural health, family medicine, advanced chronic disease, and pain management.
Our preceptor team has a diversity of post-graduate experiences including in ambulatory care, specialty care, family medicine, pain, mental health, and nephrology. Patient care pharmacy technicians support our ambulatory care pharmacist.
Residency Learning Experiences:
The resident will receive a three-week orientation before moving onto direct patient care rotations. Patient care rotations are block rotations and occur four or two days per week. One-half day per week the resident with be staffing and one-half day per week is dedicated administrative time for the resident. A research project with publication-quality manuscript, quality improvement project, and several presentations – didactic lectures to family medicine residents, participate in Pharm.D. education with a partner school of pharmacy, and dissemination of research results – are all requirements for graduation.
Residency Program Benefits:
Residents receive Medical, Dental and Vision benefits effective day one of residency, 18 days paid time off, approved leave and travel reimbursement to CSHP Seminar, ASHP Midyear and Western States Residency Conference, and $500 relocation assistance bonus.
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.