Residency Listing

Cleveland Clinic South Pointe Hospital
2000 Harvard Road, Department of Pharmacy 8th Floor
Warrensville Heights, OH 44022
Code: 44037
NMS Code: 210413
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Kathryn L. Botsford, Pharm.D., M.S., BCCCP
(216) 618-5858
Fax: (216) 491-7167
Director of Pharmacy: Garrett Eggers, Pharm.D., MS
(216) 618-2479
Fax: (216) 491-7167
Program Contact: Kathryn L. Botsford, Pharm.D., M.S., BCCCP
(216) 618-5858
Fax: (216) 491-7167
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 months; PGY1
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: 2019-01-02
Starting Date: 2019-06-18
Estimated Stipend: 47500
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   The Pharmacy Residency (PGY-1) is a one-year program designed to provide a foundation of diverse experiences in pharmaceutical care as well as in health-system pharmacy practice. The residency program builds on Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY-2) pharmacy residency training. The resident receives extensive training and experience in all areas of hospital pharmacy practice. The residency is designed to expand the skills and knowledge necessary for direct patient care. The program offers a variety of opportunities for the resident to develop critical thinking, communication, and leadership skills necessary to optimize patient care outcomes.
Fringe Benefits:   Residents will be eligible for health insurance benefits similar to other full-time Cleveland Clinic employees. Residents will receive a total of 10 days of time off, including scheduled time off and unscheduled sick days. Professional meeting travel and expenses will be reimbursed.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Interested applicants must be PharmD graduates of accredited college of pharmacy, be eligible for licensure in the State of Ohio and submit the standard application materials through PhORCAS (i.e. Letter of Intent, CV, the 3 standard reference forms in PhORCAS, official college transcripts), along with:

1. We request a minimum of one (two is preferred) of your three references should come from a preceptor who you have worked with in a clinical setting, related to an APPE in acute or ambulatory care. The clinical preceptor should be able to comment on your scope of responsibility, total patient load, level of autonomy, clinical abilities, and organizational and time management skills. All 3 reference writers should use the standard PhORCAS template to submit their candidate recommendation and comment on a minimum of 7 of the 13 listed candidate characteristics.2. A response to the following essay statement is required for acceptance. The essay response should be no longer than one page in length. An application will not be reviewed if this statement is missing. Please note that the essay is separate from your letter of intent. Reflecting on your APPE rotations, please provide a piece of critical feedback you have received from one of your preceptors on a direct patient care rotation. Explain how you have incorporated this feedback into your practice and/or worked to improve in this area.
Please submit all application materials via Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS). Deadline for receipt of these materials to be considered for an on-site interview is January 2, 2019 by 11:59 PM. Cleveland Clinic Pharmacy does not provide employment-based non-immigration visa sponsorship for pharmacy residency programs.
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Teaching, Acute Care Community Hospital
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 13
Non-Professional Staff: 11
Total Beds: 173
Average Daily Census: 110
Site Special Features:   South Pointe Hospital near Cleveland, Ohio is part of the Cleveland Clinic Health System. South Pointe is one of the largest osteopathic teaching institutions in Ohio and is affiliated with Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. Specialties at South Pointe include: Cardiology, gastroenterology, gynecology, nephrology, neurology, pulmonology and urology.