Residency Listing

Northeast Georgia Medical Center
743 Spring Street, NE
Gainesville, GA 30501
Code: 34061
NMS Code: 181113
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Amy Knauss, PharmD, BCPS
(770) 219-5515
Fax: (770) 219-6240
Director of Pharmacy: Melissa C Frank, Pharm.D.
(770) 219-7612
Fax: (770) 219-6240
Program Contact: Kunal Patel, PharmD, BCPS
(770) 219-7981
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: 2019-01-10
Starting Date: 2019-07-01
Estimated Stipend: 47800
Interview Required: Yes
Multisite: Yes
Residency Special Features:   Pharmacists completing this residency will be trained to provide proficient, confident, and compassionate direct patient care in a community practice setting. Residents will gain experience in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Oncology, Antimicrobial Stewardship/Infectious Diseases, Pharmacokinetics, Anticoagulation, Nutrition Support, Practice Management and Medication Safety. A longitudinal research project and Medication Use Evaluation will be completed as part of the training program. The resident will develop their presentation skills through formal Case Presentations, Journal Club and Medical Education Sessions.The resident will be a member of various multi-disciplinary committees, including the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee. Teaching opportunities are available, to include precepting IPPE and APPE pharmacy students.
Fringe Benefits:   Affordable health, vision and dental plan;  Paid days off (PDO); professional leave for meeting attendance; educational travel allowance; BLS/ACLS certification; free parking
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Pharm.D. degree from an accredited school of pharmacy, eligibility for Georgia licensure, curriculum vitae, letter of intent, three letters of recommendation, and copy of college transcripts. An on-site interview is required. 
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Community Health System; Teaching
Patients Enrolled: 818
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 57
Non-Professional Staff: 100
Total Beds: 713
Average Daily Census: 450 Gainesville
Site Special Features:   Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) serves more than 13 counties and 800,000 people in Northeast Georgia.  At the hub of NGHS is Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC), made up of 3 acute care facilities. The largest campus is located in Gainesville, GA and has approximately 500 beds. The Gainesville campus is a Level II trauma center, primary stroke center and award-winning cardiac center with STEMI, Heart Failure, LVAD and Open Heart Surgery Programs. NGMC is recognized as a "100 Top Hospital" by Truven Health Analytics.  Graduate Medical Education programs in the areas of Internal Medicine and Surgery will start in July 2019. Clinical Pharmacy Specialists are employed in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Oncology and Antimicrobial Stewardship/Infectious Diseases. It is our mission to improve the health of our community in all we do.