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Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System
4300 West 7th Street (119LR)
Little Rock, AR 72205
Code: 71101
NMS Code: 503065
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2)
Ambulatory Care Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Tabitha M. King, Pharm.D., BCACP
(501) 257- 2648
Fax: (501) 257-6361
Director of Pharmacy: Tracy M. Mosby, Pharm.D., MBA
(501) 257-6340
Fax: (501) 257-6341
Program Contact: Tabitha M. King, Pharm.D., BCACP
(501) 257- 2648
Fax: (501) 257-6361
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo/residency
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline: 1/3/2016
Estimated Stipend: 44522
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   The goal of this primary care specialty residency is to develop pharmacists with the expertise to establish and conduct a primary care clinical pharmacy practice. Patient care experience includes anticoagulation, primary care, geriatrics, psychiatry, diabetes, women's health and home care. The resident participates in interdisciplinary teams in most practice areas. Exposure to pharmacy management and administration is a longitudinal experience. Specialties not available at the VA can be arranged through other affiliates. Residents also gain experience in didactic and experiential teaching of pharmacy students from our affiliate university. Residents also must conceive, implement and complete an independent research project in conjunction with a preceptor as well as participate in the research oversight committee.
Fringe Benefits:   Thirteen days each of annual leave (vacation) and sick leave, paid leave for professional meetings, ten paid holidays, health insurance, free parking, desirable work schedule, on-site library and easy access to academic library, on-line drug information resources, and state of the art patient medical record system.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

CAVHS will accept residency applications thru PhORCAS only.

Application requirements include:
1) Completed CAVHS residency application form (available from our residency's website)
2) Current curriculum vitae
3) Official transcript from a U.S. accredited pharmacy program
4) Letter of intent
5) Proof of U.S. citizenship
6) Three references using recommendation form in PhORCAS (One must be from PGY1 RPD)
7) Pharm.D. degree 8) Completion of a pharmacy practice residency or equivalent experience required.

Visit our website for more details on the application process.

Training Site Type: Hospital, Ambulatory Care, Nursing Home, Home Care
Owner Affiliate: Federal
Model Type(s): Teaching, Tertiary Care
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 105
Non-Professional Staff: 60
Total Beds: 551
Average Daily Census: 362
Site Special Features:   

Site Special Features: CAVHS is a two-campus, tertiary-care, teaching hospital that serves Arkansas and acts as a referral center for our sister VA Hospitals in surrounding states. Over 160 pharmacists and technicians provide pharmacy services to this 551 bed facility with over 1.2 million ambulatory care clinic visits per year. Pharmacists round with medicine, surgical, geriatric and cardiology teams and work in various outpatient clinics such as primary care, geriatrics, home care, infectious diseases, and women's health. Inpatient pharmacy services include decentralized unit dose and i.v. admixture that includes TPN and chemotherapy. CAVHS is physically connected to and has an academic affiliation with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Check for more information on this facility.

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