Residency Listing

CaroMont Regional Medical Center
Department of Pharmacy
2525 Court Drive
Gastonia, NC 28054
Code: 36015
NMS Code: 637669
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2)
Emergency Medicine Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Kristin H. Eginger, Pharm.D., BCPS
(704) 834-4327
Fax: (704) 834-2581
Director of Pharmacy: Mark E Chaparro, Pharm.D., MBA
(704) 834-2239
Fax: (704) 834-2581
Program Contact: Kristin H. Eginger, Pharm.D., BCPS
(704) 834-4327
Fax: (704) 834-2581
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: 2019-01-08
Starting Date: 2019-07-01
Estimated Stipend: 52600
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   The Emergency Department (ED) is a 65-bed, Level 3 Trauma Center that has approximately 90,000 patient visits annually. The department includes designated areas for pediatric, pediatric psychiatry, and adult psychiatry patients. Clinical pharmacy services are provided by a decentralized emergency medicine pharmacist 24 hours a day, 7 days per week. The resident will be part of the multidisciplinary team providing pharmaceutical care through prospective order review, antibiotic recommendations, service on the trauma/priority response team, provision of real-time drug information, and direct consultation with physicians. Ample opportunities available to teach and co-precept pharmacy students and PGY1 residents. Additionally, the residency offers rotations focusing on pediatric emergency medicine, emergency medicine precepting, critical care, trauma, toxicology, infectious diseases, management, pre-hospital care.
Fringe Benefits:   14 days paid time off, medical/dental/vision coverage, life insurance, expenses covered for programs/training, ACLS, BLS, PALS certification provided.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   ASHP PGY1 Residency, 3 letters of recommendation, curriculum vitae, academic transcripts, letter of intent, and eligibility for licensure in NC.
Training Site Type: Community Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Caromont Health Care
Model Type(s): Acute Care
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 40
Non-Professional Staff: 40
Number of Medical Centers: 47
Total Beds: 435
Average Daily Census: 300
Site Special Features:   CaroMont Regional Medical Center, located in Gastonia, NC, approximately 18 miles west of Charlotte. The facility has been recognized as a Thompson-Reuters 100 Top Hospital recipient. The hospital has Joint Commission Disease Specific Certification in Heart Failure, Inpatient Diabetes, Hip and Knee Replacement, and is a Primary Stroke Center. The clinical pharmacists have a collaborative practice with physicians/nurses and provide pharmaceutical care through consult services including pharmacokinetics, anticoagulation management, and parenteral nutrition services.