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Grant Medical Center (OhioHealth)
Department of Pharmacy
111 S. Grant Avenue
Columbus, OH 43215
Code: 44017
NMS Code: 204118
PGY1 & PGY2 Combined (PGY1 & PGY2 Combined)
PGY1 Pharmacy & PGY2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration/MS
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Curtis L. Passafume, Jr., MBA, RPh
(614) 533-5263
Director of Pharmacy: Jeffery Cook, MBA, MS, RPh
(614) 566-9054
Fax: (614) 566-8337
Program Contact: Linda Huang
Residency Information:
Program Setting: Acute Care and Ambulatory Care
Duration/Type: 24 months
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline: 1/6/2015
Starting Date: June 8
Estimated Stipend: $40,000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   The combined PGY1/PGY2/MS Health Systems Pharmacy Administration Residency at Grant Medical Center is a program that has been built over the last 50 years. As one of the 12 residency programs continuously offered since 1963 you will find a large network of alumni. Grant is a 640 bed community, non-profit; teaching hospital specializing in trauma, surgery and orthopedics. However, residents will gain exposure to a true health system environment as part of the OhioHealth care system composed of 17 hospitals and 20 ambulatory sites. The resident will help to develop their residency experience and direct projects towards their areas of interest, career goals and growth opportunities. To enhance their leadership experiences the resident is asked to be an active member of the leadership team and pursue activities which will collectively impact the practice of pharmacy within the OhioHealth system. The resident’s master’s degree comes from The Ohio State University which affords them exposure to the vast OSU alumni and Latiolais Leadership Program. Courses are front loaded during the first year of the residency allowing a focused health system pharmacy leadership experience during the second year.
Fringe Benefits:   Gratis meals and parking, travel allowance for the ONU Residency Conference and ASHP Midyear Meeting. OhioHealth Corporate discounts, pharmacy continuing education, and time away pay equivalent to a full time employee. Full medical insurance packages are available through OhioHealth medical plans. Full tuition reimbursement included with the 24-month administrative residency.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Pharm.D. or equivalent experience and eligibility for licensure in Ohio, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a letter of intent, and official college of pharmacy transcripts as well as acceptance to the Ohio State University Graduate School College of Pharmacy.
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: OhioHealth
Model Type(s): Private, Community, Teaching, Acute Care
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 31
Non-Professional Staff: 39
Total Beds: 640
Average Daily Census: 300
Site Special Features:   Grant Medical Center is a 640-bed, private, community, non-profit, teaching hospital and part of the multihospital OhioHealth system. It is a Level One Trauma Center which offers a wide range of medical services and specialties, including: surgery, trauma, and critical care while offering a wide range of healthcare services including endocrinology, neurology, OB/GYN, oncology, ophthalmology, spinal rehabilitation, nutrition support, wound care, joint implantation, pain management, rehabilitation, and sports medicine. The department of pharmacy is a recognized leader in contemporary pharmacy practice. It operates two satellites serving the critical units and oncology. The 24 hour a day unit dose and IV admixture operations will be supported by Epic beginning January 2015 which will fully interface with other departments. We rely heavily on automation and other technologies for drug distribution including RxOBOT, Pyxis C-II safe, Pyxis Medstations and MedBoard. Pharmacists are ACLS certified and participate in all Level 1 trauma and code blue situations. Pharmacists participate on patient care rounds, hospital and system wide committees and performance improvement teams. Pharmacist participation in ambulatory care clinics includes anticoagulation and congestive heart failure management.

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