Residency Listing

Palmetto Health Richland
S Medical Park Drive
Columbia, SC 29203
Code: 37022
NMS Code: 796667
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2)
Cardiology Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Pre-candidate
Residency Program Director: Michael J Scalese, PharmD, BCPS, CACP
(717) 645-3428
Fax: (803) 434-2526
Director of Pharmacy: Jennifer D. Bair, Pharm.D., BCPS
(803) 434-3769
Fax: (803) 434-2526
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 month residency
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline: 2019-01-07
Starting Date: 2019-07-01
Estimated Stipend: 48500
Interview Required: Yes
Multisite: No
Residency Special Features:   The PGY2 Residency in Cardiology Pharmacy at Palmetto Health Richland is designed to transition PGY1 residency graduates from a general practitioner to one in a specialized practice that meets the needs of patients with a variety of cardiovascular diseases. PGY2 residency graduates exit our program equipped to be fully integrated members of the interdisciplinary cardiology care team, able to make complex and evidence-based medication recommendations in this fast-paced environment.
Fringe Benefits:   21 vacation/personal days, educational leave with travel expenses, medical and dental insurance, complimentary meals and parking, compensation for membership to ASHP and SCSHP.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Pharm.D. from and accredited college of pharmacy, completion of a PGY1 residency, curriculum vitae, 3 letters of reference, and be eligible for licensure in South Carolina.
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Teaching, Tertiary
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 50
Non-Professional Staff: 45
Number of Medical Centers: 1
Total Beds: 709
Average Daily Census: 550
Site Special Features:   Palmetto Health Richland is an innovative and progressive facility affiliated with the South Carolina College of Pharmacy and the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. The Hospital is a 700 bed tertiary care center with a level 1 trauma center, free standing heart hospital, 18 bed PICU, and 64 bed level 3 NICU. The free-standing Palmetto Health Heart Hospital houses 163 beds across a wide range of clinical cardiology areas. Patient care areas include:
  • Cardiovascular surgery intensive care
  • Coronary intensive care
  • Cardiovascular surgery step-down
  • Inpatient Heart failure/Transitions of Care
  • General cardiology/telemetry units
  • Advanced heart failure/VAD clinic
  • Primary prevention clinic
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