Residency Listing

James H. Quillen VA Medical Center
Pharmacy Services (119)
P.O. Box 4000
Mountain Home, TN 37684
Code: 54009
NMS Code: 188513
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Ketrin H. Mount, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP
(423) 926-1171 4299
Fax: (423) 979-3435
Director of Pharmacy: Adam Seneker, PharmD, BCPS
(423) 926-1171 7166
Fax: (423) 979-3435
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 month
Number of Positions: 4
Application Deadline: 2019-01-03
Starting Date: 2019-07-01
Estimated Stipend: 41533
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   The James H. Quillen VA Medical Center (Mountain Home) PGY 1 Pharmacy Residency provides the pharmacy resident with a challenging and comprehensive program to improve clinical, educational, research, and practice management skills. The program will develop the resident's ability to transform accumulated knowledge and clinical experience in both ambulatory care and acute care clinical settings to a final outcome of improved patient care, and fully prepare the resident for general clinical pharmacy practice or continued PGY 2 specialty training. The resident will rotate through various learning experiences in the medical center's inpatient and outpatient care programs. Core learning experiences include ambulatory care, anticoagulation clinic, geriatrics, acute care medicine, and critical care medicine. Four elective rotations are offered to ensure flexibility in the program and enable the resident to achieve individual personal and professional goals. Elective experiences include infectious disease, emergency medicine, specialty medicine, home-based primary care, pain management, mental health, oncology, rural health, research, academic detailing, VA management, and additional experience in the core rotations. Other possible clinical learning experiences may be available based on the interests of the resident. The resident will participate in patient and staff education, provide an ACPE-accredited continuing education lecture, present journal clubs and case discussions, and assist in precepting 4th year pharmacy clerkship students. In addition, the resident will participate in pharmacy management projects, pharmacoeconomic and formulary management projects, general pharmacy operations, and conduct a residency project. Furthermore, the resident has the opportunity to participate in a teaching certificate program offered by the ETSU Gatton College of Pharmacy.
Fringe Benefits:   Healthcare insurance, optional dental and vision insurance plans, 13 vacation days, 10 paid holidays, sick leave, and administrative leave for professional meetings
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Eligibility for licensure in the United States, U.S. citizenship, Pharm.D. degree from an ACPE-accredited school of pharmacy, curriculum vitae, official college of pharmacy transcript, three formal letters of recommendation (preferably from clinical preceptors) submitted through PhORCAS, letter of intent, and an interview.
Training Site Type: Medical Center/Health System (ambulatory care, rural outreach clinics, hospital, long-term care
Owner Affiliate: Federal
Model Type(s): Teaching
Patients Enrolled: 55000
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 65
Non-Professional Staff: 36
Total Beds: 360
Site Special Features:   Since 1903, James H. Quillen VA Medical Center (JHQVAMC) has been improving the health of the men and women who have so proudly served our nation.  We consider it our privilege to serve the health care needs of our Veterans.  It is a comprehensive level 1c healthcare facility serving the needs of Veterans in East Tennessee, Southwest Virginia, and Southeast Kentucky. JHQVAMC is a tertiary care facility offering primary care, inpatient care, domiciliary care, nursing home care, home health care and outpatient specialty care in an environment of teaching, research, and emergency preparedness. In addition to providing acute care in 114 hospital beds, the VA offers geriatric and rehabilitation services through its 120-bed Community Living Center and operates a 170-bed Domiciliary that offers a variety of treatment modalities, which also include a homeless inpatient treatment program and homeless outreach. The JHQVAMC includes a VA-staffed Outpatient Clinic in Knoxville, Tennessee where over 15,000 patients receive care. Additionally, there are six (6) VA-staffed Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) in Morristown, Rogersville, Sevierville and Campbell County, Tennessee and Bristol and Norton, Virginia that serve over 9,000 patients. There are three (3) Rural Outreach Clinics (ROCs) associated with the Virginia CBOCs in Jonesville, Vansant, and Marion. The medical center is a primary training site for the ETSU Gatton College of Pharmacy and Quillen College of Medicine, which are located on the VA campus, and is affiliated with the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy and the Virginia Commonwealth University College of Pharmacy.