Residency Listing

UC Health - West Chester Hospital
7700 University Drive
West Chester, OH 45069
Code: 44048
NMS Code: 215013
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Marcie A. Malone, Pharm.D.
(513) 298-7903
Fax: (513) 298-7908
Director of Pharmacy: Monica Commins, Pharm.D.
(513) 298-8850
Fax: (513) 298-7908
Program Contact: Marcie A. Malone, Pharm.D.
(513) 298-7903
Fax: (513) 298-7908
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: 2018-12-31
Estimated Stipend: $48,800
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   As a member of UC Health, West Chester Hospital (WCH) seeks to fulfill our system-wide mission of advancing medicine and improving the health of all people, in addition to creating outstanding patient experiences and offering excellent patient care. With that aim in mind, West Chester Hospital offers an ASHP-accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program. The PGY1 Residency is a 12-month, structured training program designed to develop competence in providing the highest level of pharmaceutical care. The program will be individualized based upon the resident's level of knowledge, skills, and interests. Elective rotations allow the resident to further pursue interests related to their personal career objectives. PGY1 Residents will join a robust preceptor team who serve as experts in their area of practice. WCH Department of Pharmacy has Clinical Specialists in Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Infectious Disease and Antimicrobial Stewardship, Hematology and Oncology, Ambulatory Care and additional pharmacy services provided in Surgery and Transitions of Care. The PGY1 Resident will be trained in Pharmacy Consult Services including Pharmacokinetic Dosing and Monitoring, Nutrition Support, Anticoagulation, Heart Failure, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Patient Falls and Polypharmacy, and Medication Reconciliation. The Resident is also encouraged to complete a Teaching Certificate Program offered through the University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy.
Fringe Benefits:   Pharmacy residents will receive a competitive stipend, paid medical, dental, and vision insurance, ACLS certification, ASHP/OSHP/GCSHP Membership for 1 year, 27 days of paid time off (includes vacation days, selected holidays, educational leave and sick leave). In addition, residents will receive a travel allowance for professional meetings (ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and Pharmacy Residency Research Conference).
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Eligibility for Ohio licensure, Pharm.D., prior training or experience in institutional pharmacy preferred. The following items must be submitted via PhORCAS: (1) Curriculum vitae (2) Letter of intent (3) Official transcript from an accredited college of pharmacy.
Training Site Type: Hospital, Ambulatory Clinics
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Teaching, Community Hospital, Acute Care
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 20
Non-Professional Staff: 13
Number of Medical Centers: 3
Total Beds: 162
Average Daily Census: 140
Site Special Features:   The UC Health – West Chester Hospital is an integrated delivery network that manages acute care and ambulatory patients. The facility opened in 2009 and offers the most innovative technology as well as spacious, attractive patient rooms and staff areas. This quickly growing hospital has won numerous awards for our staff members' outstanding efforts in patient care and customer service. The pharmacy resident will be mainly identified and housed in an single hospital site but will have the option and flexibility of doing rotations in the hospitals and corporate offices of UC Health. West Chester Hospital has received Healthgrades® Outstanding Patient Experience Award™, Healthgrades® Distinguished Hospital award for Clinical Excellence™, and was recognized for excellence by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), a joint program of the America College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Learn more about our Awards and Recognitions here