Residency Listing

Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital
6780 Mayfield Road
Mayfield Heights, OH 44124
Code: 44127
NMS Code: 791252
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2)
Critical Care Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Pre-candidate
Residency Program Director: Melissa Raich, Pharm.D., BCCP
(440) 312-2266
Fax: (440) 312-7140
Director of Pharmacy: Michael A Jakubecz, MBA. RPh
(440) 312-4537
Fax: (440) 312-7104
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: PGY-2 residency; 1 year
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline: 2019-01-15
Starting Date: 2019-07-01
Interview Required: Yes
Multisite: No
Residency Special Features:   The Critical Care Residency (PGY-2) at Hillcrest Hospital is a specialized one-year residency experience designed to develop and train an expert level critical care pharmacy practitioner. The program provides multiple training settings and opportunities in order to hone and advance the resident’s knowledge, skills, and abilities in the area of critical care medicine and subsequently succeed asa critical care clinical specialist. Residents refine their critical thinking skills, pharmacotherapy expertise, and critical care medicine acumen while enhancing their communication and interpersonal skills, allowing them to become well-rounded and highly desirable critical care pharmacy professionals.
The program offers required learning opportunities in medical, surgical, neonatal, cardiothoracic, and coronary care intensive care unit settings, as well as an infectious disease service, and the emergency department. Elective rotation opportunities are available in high risk obstetrics, trauma, and the pediatric emergency department. The resident will complete a medication use evaluation and an original research project, with an associated manuscript written for publication. These projects will be presented at various state and national level pharmacy and critical care professional meetings. Numerous educational and preceptor prospects are also available, including didactic teaching of advanced practice providers, nursing and pharmacy staff; and precepting of PGY-1 pharmacy residents, and pharmacy students at both the IPPE and APPE level. Clinical and distributive staffing requirements sharpen the resident’s abilities as a pharmacist while developing leadership and communication skills. Participation in the Cleveland Clinic Pharmacy Resident Corners of Leadership Program is also encouraged.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Three letters of recommendation are required for application, with at least 2 from PGY-1 residency preceptors. Additionally, please submit a letter of intent, your most up to date CV, and academic transcripts.
Training Site Type: Community hospital
Owner Affiliate: Cleveland Clinic
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Total Beds: 500
Average Daily Census: 480