Residency Listing

Oklahoma City VA Health Care System
Pharmacy Services (119)
921 Northeast 13th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
Code: 73400
NMS Code: 122913
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Accredited
 
Residency Program Director: Jennifer K. Bird, Pharm.D., BCPS, CACP
(405) 456-2538
Fax: (405) 456-5900
Email: Jennifer.bird@va.gov
  
Director of Pharmacy: Chris A. Gentry, Pharm.D., BCPS
(405) 456-5470
Fax: (405) 456-5900
Email: chris.gentry@va.gov
  
Program Contact:
  
Jennifer K. Bird, Pharm.D., BCPS, CACP
(405) 456-2538
Fax: (405) 456-5900
Email: Jennifer.bird@va.gov
  
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12mo. residency
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: 2019-01-02
Starting Date: 2019-07-01
Estimated Stipend: 41533
Interview Required: Yes
 
Residency Special Features:   The pharmacy residency program at the Oklahoma City VA is designed to produce well-rounded, independent professionals through a variety of clinical, research, and administrative experiences. Evidenced-based medicine is the foundation for pharmaceutical care at this facility. We offer an opportunity to participate in direct patient care programs as a provider in a number of clinical settings such as geriatrics, palliative care, ambulatory care, internal medicine, infectious disease, critical care, mental health, oncology/infusion clinic, investigational drugs, and others. We also provide a longitudinal, comprehensive research experience and a wide variety of teaching opportunities.
 
Fringe Benefits:   The resident receives paid sick leave, holidays, health insurance, and vacation; potential for travel reimbursement.
 
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Interested candidates must be a U. S. citizen and possess a Pharm.D. degree from an A.C.P.E. accredited U.S. institution. Application materials are submitted via the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS). A complete application packet will include a completed application, letter of intent (LOI), a curriculum vita, three professional letters of recommendation (LOR) or PhORCAS reference forms, and an official copy of the applicant's transcripts. In addition, each applicant must register in the Matching Program administered on behalf of the ASHP by National Matching Services Inc. and be eligible for licensure within the United States (must become licensed to remain in the program after acceptance).
 
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Government
Model Type(s): Tertiary
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 61
Non-Professional Staff: 30
Total Beds: 200
Average Daily Census: 149
Site Special Features:   The Oklahoma City VAHCS consists of a 192-operating bed facility located in Central Oklahoma serving forty-eight Oklahoma Counties and two counties in North Central Texas (Wilbarger and Wichita) with a veteran population of over 225,000. The Oklahoma City VA also includes Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC) in Ada, Altus, Ardmore, Blackwell, Enid, Lawton, Stillwater, Oklahoma City (North and South), Oklahoma and Wichita Falls, Texas. Annually, the Primary Care Department provides more than 630,000 encounters and the Pharmacy processes over 1,600,000 prescriptions. The Oklahoma City VA is a tertiary care facility, classified as a Clinical Referral Level III facility (VA complexity level rating of 1a). The Oklahoma City VA is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology as well as education and research. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary care, tertiary care, and long-term care in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics, and extended care.