Residency Listing

Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines
1111 6th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50314-2611
Code: 61400
NMS Code: 137313
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Lyndi McVey, Pharm.D., BCPS
(515) 643-2269
Director of Pharmacy: Gregory A. Young, Pharm. D.
(515) 247-3280
Fax: (515) 247-3966
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: 1/1/2019
Starting Date: 7/24/2019
Estimated Stipend: 46000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

The Mercy Medical Center PGY1 residency is a comprehensive set of experiences emphasizing clinical pharmacy practice as well as aspects of pharmacy management. Core rotations include critical care, cardiology, internal medicine, emergency medicine, and infectious disease. Elective rotations are available in many areas including oncology, pediatrics, and ambulatory care to name a few. Each resident's schedule of rotations is individualized to meet their personal and professional goals. Residents also have opportunities to get involved with formulary development and management, medication preparation and delivery, medication utilization evaluation, a year long research project and participate in multidisciplinary committee meetings. Please see our website for additional information:

Fringe Benefits:   Comprehensive benefits package that includes paid time off, professional travel reimbursement, life, health and dental insurance.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:
Owner Affiliate: Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI)/Mercy Health Network (MHN)
Model Type(s): Acute Care/Community Based
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 80
Non-Professional Staff: 60
Total Beds: 900
Average Daily Census: 500
Site Special Features:   

Mercy is a major Midwest referral center with approximately 900 beds located on four central Iowa campuses. The Iowa Heart Hospital at Mercy was formed in 2000 to provide a seamless system of cardiac care for Mercy patients - outpatient clinic visits to advanced hospital care. Open-heart surgeries as well as interventional and diagnostic cardiac catherization procedures are a major consumer of pharmacy services. Pediatric cardiologists and surgeons working with the Center perform various cardiac procedures for patients within their first year of life.