Residency Listing

Parkridge Health System
Department of Pharmacy
2333 McCallie Avenue
Chattanooga, TN 37404
http://www.parkridgehealthsystem.com
Code: 54042
NMS Code: 230213
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Accredited
 
Residency Program Director: Kathy Calloway-Sykes, BS Pharm, MBA
(423) 493-1477
Fax: (423) 493-1730
Email: Kathy.Sykes@HCAhealthcare.com
  
Director of Pharmacy: Dustin M. Smith, Pharm.D., M.B.A, BCPS
(423) 493-1735
Fax: (423) 493-1730
Email: dustin.smith@hcahealthcare.com
  
Program Contact: Kathy Calloway-Sykes, BS Pharm, MBA
(423) 493-1477
Fax: (423) 493-1730
Email: Kathy.Sykes@HCAhealthcare.com
  
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 months
Number of Positions: 2
Estimated Stipend: 40000
Interview Required: Yes
 
Residency Special Features:   

This program is designed to gain exposure to varied areas of pharmacy practice including internal medicine, cardiology, critical care, drug information, and practice management. In addition this program offers unique training opportunities including experience in institutional psychiatric facilities for children and adults, and experience in a rural institutional setting. Residents deliver formal presentations, conduct an original research project, and help precept students from the University of Tennessee, the University of Georgia, Belmont University, Lipscomb University, and Mercer University.

 
Fringe Benefits:   

Residents receive full health benefits, paid vacation, and professional travel reimbursement.

 
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

Candidates must be legal US citizens and able to obtain licensure in Tennessee.

 
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Hospital Corporation of America
Model Type(s): Acute Care, Community Hospital
Tax Status:

Profit

Professional Staff:

25

Non-Professional Staff:

15

Number of Medical Centers: 5
Total Beds:

687

Average Daily Census:

346

Site Special Features:   

Apart from the excellent training residents will receive at Parkridge Medical Center, Parkridge Health Systems other facilities have unique opportunities to experience areas such as rural institutional pharmacy at Parkridge West Hospital, inpatient psychiatric pharmacy in adults and children at Parkridge Valley Hospital, and neonatal intensive care at Parkridge East Hospital. Beautiful Chattanooga is famous for its outdoor scene with ample opportunity for hiking, biking, and camping in the areas abundant mountains, lakes, and rivers.