Residency Listing

Slidell Memorial Hospital
1001 Gause Blvd, Pharmacy
Slidell, LA 70458
Code: 72014
NMS Code: 256513
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Candidate
Residency Program Director: Kisha Gant, Pharm.D., BCACP, BCGP, BCP
(985) 280-2600
Fax: (985) 280-8628
Director of Pharmacy: Michael McKendall, Pharm.D., MS
(985) 280-8898
Fax: (985) 280-8678
Program Contact: Kisha Gant, Pharm.D., BCACP, BCGP, BCP
(985) 280-2600
Fax: (985) 280-8628
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: 2019-01-07
Starting Date: 2019-07-01
Estimated Stipend: 48000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   The mission of the Slidell Memorial Hospital (SMH) PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program is to provide residents with individualized experiences to gain the knowledge and skills essential to succeed as practicing clinicians in an ever-evolving multidisciplinary setting. Rotations include critical care, emergency medicine, infectious diseases, internal medicine, oncology, pharmacy informatics, and pharmacy management. Residents will precept pharmacy students and have the option to complete a teaching certificate.

PGY1 Program Purpose: PGY1 pharmacy residency programs build 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.
Fringe Benefits:   Health Insurance, Professional Travel Reimbursement, Select Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Application, Letter of Interest, CV, Academic Transcript, 3 Recommendation Letters (One from a Clinical Pharmacy Preceptor), Pharm.D. or Equivalent Experience & Eligibility for Licensure in Louisiana
Training Site Type: City
Model Type(s): Community Hospital
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 29
Total Beds: 223
Average Daily Census: 150
Site Special Features:   Slidell Memorial Hospital (SMH) is a 223-bed acute care community hospital. Our Regional Cancer Center is one of the only Northshore facilities with the Varian High Dose Brachytherapy radiation system, 4D CT Treatment Planning simulator, and a multidisciplinary clinic that offers a head and neck cancer surgical specialist. Our cardiac units offer advanced technology, including the Arctic Sun Temperature Management System. We offer anterior hip replacement surgery using a HANA hip and knee arthroplasty table, one of just 100 across the country. SMH partnered with Ochsner Health System to provide high-quality services to Slidell and the surrounding areas.