Residency Listing

Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Center
Pharmacy Department
1325 S. Cliff Ave., Box 5045
Sioux Falls, SD 57117
Code: 67102
NMS Code: 615452
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2)
Critical Care Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Accredited
 
Residency Program Director: Kari Taggart, Pharm.D., BCCCP
(605) 322-1360
Fax: (605) 322-8490
Email: Kari.Taggart@avera.org
  
Director of Pharmacy: Thomas J. Johnson, Pharm.D., MBA, BCPS, BCCCP, FASHP, FCCM
(605) 322-8309
Fax: (605) 322-8370
Email: thomas.johnson@avera.org
  
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: 2019-01-15
Starting Date: 2019-07-01
Estimated Stipend: 55000
Interview Required: Yes
 
Residency Special Features:   This critical care residency program will provide the resident with exposure to a broad range of critically ill and related patients on a daily basis. Additional experiences are available in Infectious Disease, transplant, and emergency medicine, as well as other related areas. Teaching certificate available through SDSU College of Pharmacy. A clinical research project is required.
 
Fringe Benefits:   Twenty-one combined leave benefit days/year; health benefits; travel allowance/ professional leave to selected conferences.
 
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Pharm.D.,licensed or eligible state of South Dakota, PGY1 ASHP accredited residency, academic transcripts, curriculum vitae and 3 letters of recommendation.
 
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Tertiary Care
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 55
Non-Professional Staff: 55
Total Beds: 545
Average Daily Census: 390
Site Special Features:   Site Special Features: Avera McKennan Hospital is a modern, fully accredited, tertiary care referral facility and trauma center for South Dakota and surrounding states. The Pharmacy Department provides comprehensive services to the following areas: critical care medicine, internal medicine, neurology, rehabilitation, oncology, psychiatry, geriatrics, solid organ and bone marrow transplantation, pediatrics, neonatology, hospice, women's health, and home health care. The campus also includes a same-day surgery center and multiple ambulatory care clinic facilities.