Residency Listing

Unity Health - White County Medical Center
Department of Pharmacy
3214 East Race Avenue
Searcy, AR 72143
Code: 71006
NMS Code: 207913
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Elizabeth L. Underwood, Pharm.D., BCPS
(501) 380-1117
Fax: (501) 380-1381
Director of Pharmacy: Cynthia Warren, RPh
Fax: 501-380-1381
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 3
Application Deadline: 1/1/2019
Starting Date: 6/17/2019
Estimated Stipend: 42000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

The PGY1 Pharmacy Residency program at Unity Health - WCMC builds on Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training. Our program is structured to develop a clinical pharmacist equipped to provide high quality patient care in the small to mid-sized community hospital setting.

Fringe Benefits:   
  • Health insurance
  • Sick leave
  • Paid time off
  • Cafeteria discount
  • Professional travel reimbursement
  • Designated office (including personal desk and laptop)
  • Free access to print and online drug information resources (PubMed, Lexicomp, UpToDate, etc.)
  • One white lab coat
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   
  • Graduate or candidate for graduation of an ACPE-accredited Doctor of Pharmacy or BS Pharmacy degree program.
  • Arkansas licensure prior to, or within 90 days of the start of the program.
  • Failure to become licensed within 90 days will result in dismissal from the program.
  • Participated in and adhered to the rules of the National Matching Service process.
  • Successful completion of required, pre-employment Human Resources processes.
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Community Hospital
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Total Beds: 438
Site Special Features:   

As one of the leading healthcare providers in an eight-county area, Unity Health is a nonprofit organization with a medical staff of more than 150 physicians with more than 2,300 associates and 438 beds among three hospital locations. Unity Health also holds the state's second largest Graduate Medical Education program. Unity Health is leading Arkansas in ensuring healthcare for future generations.