Residency Listing

TriStar Centennial Medical Center
2300 Patterson Street
Nashville, TN 37203
Code: 54801
NMS Code: 150113
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Mary Beth Brinkman, Ph.D., Pharm.D., BCPS
(615) 342-4753
Director of Pharmacy: Mark Ouellette, MBA
(615) 342-4707
Fax: (615) 342-4699
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 months
Number of Positions: 4
Application Deadline: 2018-12-31
Estimated Stipend: 41600
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   This residency incorporates many aspects of clinical pharmacy practice through a wide range of experiences. Required learning experiences include anticoagulation clinic, cardiology, critical care(cardiac, medical-surgical, or neonatal), infectious diseases, internal medicine, management, metabolic support/nutrition, psychiatry, and drug information (longitudinal). Elective learning experiences include blood and marrow transplantation, corporate pharmacy management/medication safety, oncology, outcomes research/pharmacoeconomics, and women's health. Written and verbal communication skills are emphasized throughout the program. Additionally, residents participate in on-call clinical services, complete an original research project, and deliver formal presentations. Residents are mentored by outstanding, experienced, and dedicated preceptors who are committed to patient care and training of new practitioners. Many of the preceptors are board certified or credentialed in their specialty areas. There are also opportunities for teaching and serving as clinical preceptors for pharmacy students from Belmont University, Lipscomb University, and the University of Tennessee. Each resident is required to complete a research project. Residents will present preliminary data at the Midyear Clinical Meeting, and present study results and conclusions at the Southeastern Residency Conference in the spring. Residents are required to prepare and deliver formal and informal presentations to physicians, nurses, and pharmacists.
Fringe Benefits:   Full benefits, including health/dental insurance and paid time off. Retirement benefits through 401(k) plan with company matching if employed at an HCA-affiliated facility after residency. Travel expenses to attend required meetings are reimbursed. Dedicated personal computer including Internet access and e-mail.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   The following information must be submitted through ASHP's Pharmacy Online Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS): Letter of Intent; Curriculum vitae; Pharmacy school transcripts; and three letters of reference - at least two letters should be written by a preceptor, faculty member, or practicing pharmacist. An on-site interview in January or February is required and applicants must be eligible for Tennessee licensure upon completion of Doctor of Pharmacy degree.
Site Special Features:   Centennial Medical Center is a 615-bed acute care facility in Nashville, Tennessee and is part of Hospital Corporation of America (HCA). It is the major tertiary referral hospital of the TriStar Health System and home of the Sarah Cannon Cancer Center and Research Institute, serving Middle Tennessee, Southern Kentucky, and Northern Georgia. Centennial is a teaching site for pharmacy students from Belmont University, Lipscomb University, and University of Tennessee. Rotation at HCA corporate office is also available.