Residency Listing

St. Peter's Hospital
315 South Manning Blvd
Albany, NY 12208
http://www.sphcs.org/
Code: 22037
NMS Code: 198813
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Accredited
 
Residency Program Director: Jeffrey D Kennicutt, Pharm.D., FASHP
(518) 525-1266
Fax: (518) 525-1917
Email: Jeffrey.Kennicutt@sphp.com
  
Director of Pharmacy: Thomas P. Lombardi, Pharm.D., FASHP
(518) 525-1266
Fax: (518) 525-1917
Email: Thomas.Lombardi@sphp.com
  
Program Contact: Debbie Conklin
(518) 525-1266
Fax: (518) 525-1917
Email: Debra.Conklin@sphp.com
  
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 4
Application Deadline: 1/4/2019
Starting Date:

7/1/2019

Estimated Stipend:

48000

Interview Required: Yes
 
Residency Special Features:   

St. Peter's Hospital offers a comprehensive residency with an emphasis on pharmaceutical care. Clinical pharmacy specialists, pharmacists and managers serve as preceptors for residents throughout core learning experiences in acute care pharmacy practice, antimicrobial stewardship service, emergency medicine, critical care, cardiology, pain management, internal medicine, decentralized pharmacy services, drug policy development and pharmacy practice management. The St. Peter's Hospital pharmacy residency program will conduct an objective assessment of pharmacy practice competencies in the initial stage of foundational residency training. Entering residents are requested to refresh expertise in sterile product preparation and technique, non-sterile compounding preparation and technique, performing dosing calculations including infusion drip-rates, medication safety procedures, including, but not limited to, identifying potential look-alike and sound-alike drugs and other medication error prevention techniques. The program provides added emphasis on teaching and learning as well as practice based research. Residents are actively involved in all aspects of the pharmacy services and quality improvement functions. A major year-long project with written manuscript completed by June is required. Residents must successfully complete the 9-month Teaching and Learning Program at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS). We offer the opportunity to residents to apply for NYS Part III licensure with the Resident Program Certification of Completion of Pharmacy Practice Residency Competencies (NYS form 4b). More information regarding NYS licensure may be found at: http://www.op.nysed.gov/prof/pharm/pharmlic.htm.

 
Fringe Benefits:   16 days paid leave, health and life insurance, dental plan, travel and educational allowance, cafeteria discount.
 
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

We require that use of PhORCAS; letter of intent, college transcript, resume/CV and three reference recommendations are required.  Applications are screened using a standardized instrument, selected applicants are then invited to a required on-site interview.  The standardized reference tool available in PhORCAS is required.  Reference writers are requested to enter comment for each characteristic evaluated.

 
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Trinity Health
Model Type(s): Teaching, Acute Care
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 43
Non-Professional Staff: 34
Total Beds: 442
Average Daily Census: 425
Site Special Features:   

St. Peter's Hospital, a tertiary care facility, offers services in Cardiovascular medicine, Hematology/Oncology, Women's and Children's services and more to the Capital District. St. Peter's Hospital is affiliated with the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and serves as a primary teaching site for the ACPHS as well as other colleges of pharmacy.