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OhioHealth-Grant Medical Center
111 South Grant Avenue
Columbus, OH 43215
Code: 44301
NMS Code: 125613
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Tim Smith, M.S., RPh
(614) 566-9249
Director of Pharmacy: Jeffrey Cook, Pharm.D., MSPharm, MBA, RPh
(614) 566-9054
Program Contact: Cameron Durlacher, PharmD
(614) 566-9319
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 months
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline:


Estimated Stipend: 47500
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

Grant Medical Center's pharmacy residency program was established in 1963. The pharmacy staff takes personal interest in the clinical and administrative training of the residents. The program is tailored to fulfill the resident's individual interests and goals within ASHP accreditation standards. Residents actively participate in staff development programs for clinically oriented services. Longitudinal ambulatory care training enables the resident to establish individual relationships with patients and other health care professionals. Pharmacy residents complete Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification sponsored by the American Heart Association, enabling them to effectively participate on code blue, trauma alerts and other patient care emergencies. There are several elective options and project opportunities to allow residents to pursue individual interests.

Fringe Benefits:   

Gratis meals and parking, travel allowance for a regional residency conference and ASHP Midyear Meeting, pharmacy continuing education, OhioHealth Corporate discounts and time away pay equivalent to a full time employee. Full medical insurance packages are available through OhioHealth medical plans.

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 transcripts. Application materials must be submitted via PhORCAS (Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application).

Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: OhioHealth Corp
Model Type(s): Private, Community, Teaching, Acute Care
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff:


Non-Professional Staff: 41
Total Beds:


Average Daily Census:


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 care units/operating rooms and oncology/outpatient infusion center. The 24 hour a day unit dose and IV admixture operations is supported by Epic which fully interfaces with other departments. We rely heavily on automation and other technologies for drug distribution including RxOBOT/ConnectRx/MedShelf, Pyxis C-II safe, Pyxis ES Medstations, and Kit Check. Pharmacists are ACLS certified and participate in all Level 1 traumas, code blue situations and other emergent patient care 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. Out department is continually expanding and optimizing decentralized, clinical, and advanced roles for our pharmacists and technical staff.

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