Norton Clark Hospital PGY1 Hospital Pharmacist Resident
Norton Clark Hospital
Location: Jeffersonville, Indiana
Pharmacy Residency Program
Norton Clark Hospital offers a one-year, hospital-based Pharmacy Residency program for postgraduate students interested in working in the hospital setting. The program is designed to prepare pharmacists for generalized clinical pharmacy practice and the expanding role pharmacists are playing in patient care at hospitals.
The one-year program is designed to expose residents to all aspects of hospital pharmacy including:
Progressive, decentralized pharmacy practice model in a community hospital
Clinical pharmacy roles at multiple hospitals in the area
Experiences include two months each in Emergency Medicine, Intensive Care Unit, and Internal Medicine
Teaching Certificate with local school of pharmacy
Fostering growth of a competent, efficient, and strong clinical practitioner collaborating within a healthcare team setting
Norton Clark Hospital is a full service hospital with an accredited chest pain center which is licensed to perform cardiac catheterization 24/7. Norton Clark Hospital has the busiest Emergency Department in Southern Indiana with about 45,000 visits per year. The pharmacy at Norton Clark Hospital is progressive, offering many clinical services. Clinical pharmacists work decentralized which allows pharmacists to round and provide pharmaceutical care. Residents will also do a rotation at Norton Scott Hospital, a sister hospital of Norton Clark Hospital, which operates as a critical access center.
Residency Program Core Rotations:
Orientation (1 month)
Internal Medicine (2 months)
Transitions of Care (1 month)
Emergency Medicine (2 months)
Critical Care (2 months)
Administration (1 month)
Critical Access Center/Research (1 month)
Electives, adjusted to areas of interest including:
Emergency Medicine – Expanded Role
Critical Care – Expanded Role
Internal Medicine – Repeat
Norton Scott Hospital – Expanded Role
Ambulatory Care – Repeat
Critical Care – ID focus
Longitudinal experiences include:
Medication use evaluations
Policy improvement project
Formulary monograph review
Outcomes research project
Code response – residents respond to all codes
Co-precepting pharmacy students
Teaching Learning Certificate through Sullivan University College of Pharmacy
Salary & Benefits: Residents receive all benefits associated with a full-time employee; Medical, Dental &Vision insurance, holiday/sick leave, paid education days, professional travel reimbursement stipend, parking, and ACLS/BLS reimbursement. Residents have dedicated office space apart from central pharmacy.
Residents must be a graduate of an accredited college of pharmacy
Be eligible for Indiana Registered Pharmacist License within 90 days of residency start date.
Submit application materials through Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS™).
Include the following: curriculum vitae; a letter of intent expressing interest in the program, strengths, weaknesses, and areas of improvement.
Norton Clark Hospital has proudly contributed to the health of the Southern Indiana community since 1922. We’re committed to making communities healthier, and it shows in the quality and level of service we provide. Our goal is to help each of our patients live their best life.
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Norton Clark Hospital is a 240-bed acute care urban community hospital in Southern Indiana, less than 1 mile from Louisville, KY. Norton Clark Hospital has a progressive pharmacy practice model where pharmacists participate in treatment teams and offer direct patient care. Norton Clark Hospital offers a variety of service lines, not limited to the following:
Emergency Medicine (>40k visits annually)
Critical Care Medicine
Neonatal Intensive Care
Transitions of Care
Labor and Delivery