Residency Listing

West Palm Beach VA Medical Center
Pharmacy Services (119)
7305 N Military Trail
West Palm Beach, FL 33410
http://www.westpalmbeach.va.gov/
Code: 33016
NMS Code: 629067
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2)
Cardiology Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Accredited
 
Residency Program Director: Augustus R. Hough, Pharm.D., BCPS (AQ Cardiology)
(561) 422-7395
Fax: (561) 422-5787
Email: augustus.hough@va.gov
  
Director of Pharmacy: Nick P. Beckey, Pharm.D., BCPS
(561) 422-7208
Fax: (561) 422-7213
Email: Nick.Beckey@va.gov
  
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline: 1/4/2019
Starting Date: 7/1/2019
Estimated Stipend:

47209

Interview Required: Yes
 
Residency Special Features:   The PGY2 Cardiology Pharmacy Residency provides in-depth experience in the management of cardiovascular conditions with an emphasis on developing expert competence in the provision of pharmacotherapy services in the ambulatory cardiology setting and the development of teaching skills. The resident will prepare formal lectures and in-services, precept pharmacy students during rotations, complete a major project and participate in scholarly activities. Elective experiences are flexible and can be tailored to meet the needs of the resident.
 
Fringe Benefits:   The resident is eligible for health insurance, paid vacation, sick leave, uniforms, and some professional meeting fees and travel reimbursement.
 
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   U.S. citizenship, ACPE-accredited Pharm.D. degree, PGY-1 Residency, pharmacy licensure in any state, academic transcript (pharmacy school only), curriculum vitae, letter of intent, three letters of recommendation, in addition to the form to be completed in the PhORCAS system, and an onsite interview. All applications to the program must be submitted through the PhORCAS system.
 
Training Site Type: Hospital/Ambulatory Care
Owner Affiliate: Government, Federal
Model Type(s): Teaching
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 800
Non-Professional Staff: 1300
Total Beds: 304
Average Daily Census: 190
Site Special Features:   The West Palm Beach VA Medical is a general medical, psychiatric, and surgical facility. It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services. Comprehensive healthcare is provided through primary care and long-term care in the areas of dentistry, extended care, medicine, neurology, oncology, pharmacy, physical medicine, psychiatry, rehabilitation and surgery. The Medical Center is part of the Sunshine Healthcare Network (VISN 8), which includes facilities in Florida and Puerto Rico.