Residency Listing

VA Salt Lake City Health Care System
500 Foothill Boulevard (119)
Salt Lake City, UT 84148
http://www.saltlakecity.va.gov/pharmacy-residency/index.asp
Code: 87300
NMS Code: 188013
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Accredited
 
Residency Program Director: Chad Nelson, Pharm. D.
801-582-1565 x4262
Email: chad.nelson@va.gov
  
Director of Pharmacy: John W Horton, R.Ph.
(801) 582-1565 x1453
Fax: (801) 584-2530
Email: John.Horton2@va.gov
  
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo/residency
Number of Positions: 3
Application Deadline: 1/7/2019
Starting Date: 6/24/2019
Estimated Stipend:

41198

Interview Required: Yes
 
Residency Special Features:   

We are a people-centric, results-driven and forward-looking residency training program. Our mission is to honor America's veterans by providing them with exceptional pharmaceutical care that improves their health and well-being. Residents typically complete about 2000 contact hours in a variety of practice settings with rotations ranging from 4-6 weeks in duration. Core rotations include VA Systems (Inpatient and Outpatient Pharmacy), Internal Medicine, Primary Care, Critical Care (MICU or SICU), Management, and Psychiatry. Residents have the opportunity to select 4 elective experiences. Elective rotations may include: Acute Care Surgery, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Emergency Department, Acute Care Cardiology, Infectious Diseases, Antimicrobial Stewardship, Pain & Palliative Care, Renal, Anticoagulation, Poison Control Center, Outpatient Mental Health, Substance Abuse Ambulatory Care, Geriatrics, and Primary Care – Substance Use Disorder. An optional teaching certificate program is offered. We expect our residents to be resourceful, exhibit maturity by independently following a personal philosophy of pharmacy practice, monitoring their own performance, exhibiting commitment to the profession, and exercising leadership in improving patient safety and pharmaceutical care outcomes. Our graduates have taken on challenging roles in a variety of health care and educational settings. However, many of our graduates have also chosen to work for the VA where they provide remarkable pharmaceutical care to our veterans, and enjoy a rewarding career as a clinical pharmacist.

 
Fringe Benefits:   Federally subsidized health insurance, retirement program, educational leave, 10 paid holidays, 13 paid vacation days, 13 paid sick days, and opportunity for meeting allowance are provided.
 
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Please apply via: http://www.ashp.org/phorcas. Our requirements: US citizenship, graduation from an ACPE-accredited college, transcripts, 3-letters of recommendation, curriculum vitae, and proficiency in English. Residents typically obtain US pharmacist licensure within 90-days of program entry.
 
Training Site Type: Hospital, Clinics
Owner Affiliate: Government
Model Type(s): Teaching, Tertiary, Acute Care
Patients Enrolled: 47000
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 70
Non-Professional Staff: 50
Total Beds: 142
Average Daily Census: 118
Site Special Features:   

We are a people-centric, results-driven and forward-looking residency training program. Our mission is to honor America's veterans by providing them with exceptional pharmaceutical care that improves their health and well-being. Residents typically complete about 2000 contact hours in a variety of practice settings with rotations ranging from 4-6 weeks in duration. Core rotations include VA Systems (Inpatient and Outpatient Pharmacy), Internal Medicine, Primary Care, Critical Care (MICU or SICU), Management, and Psychiatry. Residents have the opportunity to select 4 elective experiences. An optional teaching certificate program is offered. We expect our residents to be resourceful, exhibit maturity by independently following a personal philosophy of pharmacy practice, monitoring their own performance, exhibiting commitment to the profession, and exercising leadership in improving patient safety and pharmaceutical care outcomes. Our graduates have taken on challenging roles in a variety of health care and educational settings. However, many of our graduates have also chosen to work for the VA where they provide remarkable pharmaceutical care to our veterans, and enjoy a rewarding career as a clinical pharmacist.