Residency Listing

Riverside Regional Medical Center
Department of Pharmacy
500 J. Clyde Morris Blvd
Newport News, VA 23601
Code: 38700
NMS Code: 141113
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Bradley Heidenthal, Pharm.D., BCPS
(757) 534-6010
Fax: (757) 534-6262
Director of Pharmacy: Kemi Olatunji, Pharm.D., MBA
(757) 612-8015
Fax: (757) 534-5261
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 4
Application Deadline: 2019-01-04
Starting Date: 2019-07-01
Estimated Stipend: 49000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   The pharmacy practice residency provides in-depth experience in many areas of pharmacy practice including nutritional support, internal medicine, clinical pharmacy management, cardiology, hematology/oncology, ambulatory care, critical care, and drug information. Available electives include but are not limited to ambulatory care, antimicrobial stewardship, behavioral health, emergency medicine, geriatrics, long-term acute care, medication safety, nephrology, neonatal intensive care, service medicine, and system management. Residents present formal lectures, in-services, prepare a major project, and participate in the P&T Committee process. As a community teaching hospital, the resident has exposure to numerous grand rounds and educational programs also provided for the medical residents. Each resident will be able to work with and mentor students from several regional schools of pharmacy throughout the residency. The program offers an optional teaching and learning certificate through affiliation with the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy.
Fringe Benefits:   The resident qualifies for benefits, 15 days paid time off, and travel assistance to attend several professional meetings (included in stipend).
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Three letters of recommendation, academic transcript, curriculum vitae, Pharm.D. degree from accredited college of pharmacy, and VA licensure within 1 month of start date.
Training Site Type: Community Teaching Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Riverside Health System
Model Type(s): Acute Care Community Hospital
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 25
Non-Professional Staff: 26
Total Beds: 576
Average Daily Census: 300
Site Special Features:   Riverside Regional Medical Center (RRMC) is a 450 bed, Level II Regional Trauma Center Hospital located in the beautiful Tidewater area of Virginia. The hospital is part of Riverside Health System, which incorporates seven practice sites that offer learning opportunities in a variety of pharmacy settings. Services offered at RRMC include: cardiac catheterization lab, helicopter transport, neonatal unit, hematology/oncology and medical/surgical intensive care units. The hospital has been recognized among Hospital & Health Network's Most Wired hospitals for 13 consecutive years. Riverside utilizes the Epic EHR platform for complete integration across the health system. The pharmacy is managed by Cardinal Health Pharmacy Solutions which provides national expertise in operation and clinical areas.