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Lake Region Healthcare Corporation
Department of Pharmacy
712 S. Cascade Street
Fergus Falls, MN 56537
http://www.lrhc.org/
Code: 63105
NMS Code: 144813
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Accredited
 
Residency Program Director: Todd A. Johnson, Pharm. D.
(218) 736-8157
Fax: (218) 736-8773
Email: johns442@umn.edu
  
Director of Pharmacy: Brett A Leitch, Pharm.D.
(218) 736-8151
Fax: (218) 736-8773
Email: baleitch@lrhc.org
  
Program Contact: Mark Dewey, Pharm.D., CGP
(218) 736-8057
Fax: (218) 736-8773
Email: mark.dewey@ndsu.edu
  
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo./residency
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: 1/17/2014
Starting Date: July 1, 2012
Estimated Stipend: $45,000
Interview Required: Yes
 
Residency Special Features:   Joint venture with NDSU College of Pharmacy, Nursing, and Allied Sciences and Lake Region Healthcare, Fergus Falls, MN The residency provides exposure to a wide variety of practice settings, including a regional hospital, cancer center, outpatient clinics, community psychiatric hospitals, hospice program, long-term-care facilities, and ambulatory care medication therapy management programs. The resident will have training opportunities in delivering educational programs to health professionals and the public. The resident will also assist with precepting pharmacy students on experiential rotations, assisting in the NDSU College of Pharmacy “Concept Lab”, and earn a Teaching Certificate.
 
Fringe Benefits:   NDSU employee with 2 weeks vacation, plus weekends & holidays. Stipend of up to $1200 to attend a national pharmacy meeting. Expenses Covered to attend Midwest Pharmacy Residents’ Conference.
 
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Pharm. D. and hold an active pharmacy license or be eligible for licensure in North Dakota and Minnesota. Curriculum Vitae, two letters of reference, and letter of interest. Register in ASHP Resident Matching Program.
 
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Regional Community Hospital, Clinic, Cancer Center
Patients Enrolled: N/A
Tax Status: Non-Profit
Professional Staff: 8
Non-Professional Staff: 6
Number of Medical Centers: Lake Region Healthcare, Fergus Falls, MN. (www.lrhc.org) -Lake Region Healthcare Clinic Services -Lake Region Healthcare Cancer Care and Research Center -NDSU College of Pharmacy, Nursing, and Allied Sciences Concept Lab (www.ndsu.edu) -Over 60 long-term-care, assisted living, and 3 Community Behavior Health Hospital facilities in western MN and eastern ND/SD. -Lakeland Hospice, Fergus Falls, MN. -Consultative services to area Critical Access Hospitals
Total Beds: 80
Average Daily Census: 40
Site Special Features:   Fergus Falls is located in a county with over 1,000 lakes in west central MN. Lake Region Healthcare is a regional provider of services, staffed by over 50 medical providers, and is the largest employer in the region. RPD/preceptor is on faculty of the U of MN; Program Contact/preceptor is on faculty of NDSU, which helps support the residency. Clinical pharmacists also provide consultative services to numerous long-term-care facilities, psychiatric hospitals, hospice, and Critical Access Hospitals.

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