Residency Listing

Valley Baptist Medical Center - Brownsville
1040 W Jefferson Street
Brownsville, TX 78520
Code: 74065
NMS Code: 239613
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Y-Nha Nguyen, Pharm.D., BCPS
(956) 698-5135
Fax: (956) 698-5728
Director of Pharmacy: Ahmad Khalil
(956) 698-5517
Fax: (956) 698-5728
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 months
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: 2018-01-05
Starting Date: 2018-06-25
Estimated Stipend: 55000
Interview Required: On-site
Residency Special Features:   Rotations are 6 weeks in length with an exception of 5 weeks for orientation. Required rotations (5): Medical ICU, Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Administration/medication safety. Elective rotations (3): Surgical ICU, Neonatal ICU, Antimicrobial Stewardship, Neuro ICU, pain management/palliative care, Emergency Medicine. Longitudinal activities: research project, medication use evaluation, seminar presentation, formulary management project, clinical staffing (every third weekend), BLS/ACLS certifications, community outreach activity.
Fringe Benefits:   Competitive stipend, paid vacation (20 days), health insurance, paid education, leave and travel allowances
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Pharm.D., licensure in Texas, submission of academic transcript, letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation via PhORCAS.
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Acute care
Tax Status: For Profit
Professional Staff: 400
Number of Medical Centers: 3
Total Beds: 280
Average Daily Census: 200
Site Special Features:   Valley Baptist Medical Center is a community hospital located in the heart of Brownsville, Texas Award-winning services provided include stroke treatment, women's health, heart and vascular treatment, orthopedics/joint replacement, diabetes management, wound care, behavioral health services and many more. In addition, we are a Level 3 Trauma Center ready to serve our patients 24/7. Our hospital has been committed to serving the Rio Grande Valley community for over 90 years.