Residency Listing

Carolinas HealthCare System
920 Church Street, North
Concord, NC 28025
Code: 36030
NMS Code: *209013,209021
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Paige Carson, Pharm.D., CDE, BCPS, CPP
(704) 290-4240
Fax: (704) 512-7630
Director of Pharmacy: Fern Paul-Aviles, Pharm.D., MS, BCPS
(704) 512-7631
Fax: (704) 512-7630
Program Contact: Paige Carson, Pharm.D., CDE, BCPS, CPP
(704) 290-4240
Fax: (704) 512-7630
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 month residency
Number of Positions: 4
Estimated Stipend: 47000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   * NMS Code 209013 - PGY1 pharmacy residency with an ambulatory care focus in Concord; NMS Code 209021 - PGY1 pharmacy residency with an ambulatory care focus in Charlotte.
Fringe Benefits:   Residents receive full employee benefits including health, dental, and vision coverage. Twelve days are available for vacation or sick time off. A travel allowance will be provided to attend the ASHP Midyear Meeting, the Southeastern Residency Conference (SERC), and/or other selected meetings. Residents are provided with dedicated office space, a laptop computer, and free parking. In addition, residents receive remote access to the hospital network, comprehensive drug information resources, and various retailer discounts in the area as a CHS employee. Additionally, the Department of Pharmacy has an active continuing education program, with opportunities offered on a routine basis.
Training Site Type: Hospital / Ambulatory Care Clinics
Owner Affiliate: Carolinas Healthcare System
Model Type(s): Teaching / Community Hospital
Tax Status: Profit
Professional Staff: 17
Non-Professional Staff: 2
Number of Medical Centers: 2
Total Beds: 457
Average Daily Census: 330
Site Special Features:   Carolinas HealthCare System offers general and specialty clinical services to both inpatients and outpatients. Carolinas HealthCare System is affiliated with many primary care and specialty clinics. The resident will provide direct patient care services within various practices to a wide array of patients. Current services provided by pharmacists include anticoagulation, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, COPD, infectious disease, population health management, and insulin pump management. Carolinas HealthCare System serves as an experiential site for Wingate University School of Pharmacy and University of North Carolina School of Pharmacy.
Ambulatory Care services and residency education opportunities are offered at multiple clinical sites. These practices and/or physicians hold National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) recognition for Patient-Centered Medical Home and Diabetes and offer advanced services to patients within the medical home. Ambulatory Care services within CHS consist of multiple models, such as embedded pharmacists, a pharmacist-run anticoagulation clinic, a team transitions of care clinic, and population health care teams. These pharmacists are deployed across the whole Metro region, and services are expanding to more rural areas and hospitals. Many of the pharmacists within the ambulatory care pharmacy department are Clinical Pharmacist Practitioners (CPPs) working at the top of their licenses as allowed in the state of North Carolina. Collaborative practice agreements are utilized in the ambulatory care setting between pharmacists and referring providers. Pharmacists at CHS successfully bill for their unique comprehensive medication management services.