Residency Listing

CHI Memorial
Department of Pharmacy
2525 Desales Avenue
Chattanooga, TN 37404
Code: 54014
NMS Code: 197713
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Karen W. Babb, Pharm.D
(423) 495-7464
Fax: (423) 495-7719
Director of Pharmacy: Patrick Ellis
(423) 495-8380
Fax: (423) 495-7719
Email: Patrick_Ellis@Memorial.Org
Program Contact: Karen W. Babb, Pharm.D
(423) 495-7464
Fax: (423) 495-7719
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: PGY1 12 month
Number of Positions: 4
Application Deadline: 2019-01-07
Starting Date: 2019-06-29
Estimated Stipend: 40000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   This residency program is designed to prepare pharmacists for advanced level practice at a community-based hospital. The resident is responsible and accountable for the provision and oversight of evidence-based, patient-centered medication related outcomes. The resident will develop a strong foundation in pharmacotherapy, operational, and practice management skills. Required and elective rotations include Anticoagulation, Cardiology, Critical Care, Drug Information/Drug Use Policy, Emergency Medicine, Hospital Pharmacy Practice, Infectious Disease, Informatics, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Nutrition Support, Pain Management, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacy Practice Management, and Student precepting.
Fringe Benefits:   Two weeks paid vacation plus sick leave, health insurance, Life insurance, Staffing every fourth weekend, travel funding, office space, immunizations, Discounted meals.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   The applicant should be a graduate of an ACPE-accredited Doctor of Pharmacy degree program, eligible for licensure in Tennessee, should submit a detailed letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, official pharmacy school transcripts, and three letters of recommendation through the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS) website at Applicants are required to participate in the Resident Matching Program. Applicants must also be able to participate in an on-site interview. This site agrees that no person at this site will solicit, accept, or use any ranking-related information from any resident applicant.
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Catholic Health Initiatives
Model Type(s): Acute Care
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 45
Non-Professional Staff: 30
Number of Medical Centers: 2
Total Beds: 405
Average Daily Census: 330
Site Special Features:   Memorial is one of the Southeast's leading medical systems and the area's preeminent provider of cardiac and cancer care with centers of excellence in surgery and orthopedics. Memorial has been named by US News and Reports as the #1 hospital in the region and the #2 hospital in the state of Tennessee. We are surrounded by picturesque mountains with ample opportunities for mountain biking, hiking, white water rafting, and rock climbing to name a few.