Residency Listing

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
751 South Bascom Avenue
San Jose, CA 95128
Code: 92165
NMS Code: 761052
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2)
Critical Care Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Candidate
Residency Program Director: Caroline L Ko, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCCP
(408) 885-4957
Director of Pharmacy: Narinder Singh, Pharm.D., MBA
(408) 885-2300
Fax: (408) 885-5822
Program Contact: Gina Ko, PharmD
(408) 885-4957
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline: 1/6/2019
Starting Date: 7/1/2019
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

The SCVH&HS PGY2 Critical Care Residency Program will develop residents into advanced critical care pharmacy practitioners. Residents will become fully integrated members of the interdisciplinary critical care team, learn to manage complex pharmaceutical regimens in a fast-paced environment, precept pharmacy residents, and complete quality improvement projects. Graduates will possess the skills necessary to work as a pharmacist specialist in various critical care specialties and will be prepared to work in clinical, academic, and leadership roles.

Fringe Benefits:   

The resident receives health insurance, sick leave, and paid vacation.

Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

Graduation from an ASHP-accredited PGY1 residency, Pharm.D. degree or equivalent experience, and eligibility for licensure in California.

Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Santa Clara County
Model Type(s): Teaching/Tertiary care
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 84
Non-Professional Staff: 68
Number of Medical Centers: 14
Total Beds: 731
Average Daily Census: 340
Site Special Features:   

SCVH&HS is a nationally recognized public health care facility that is affiliated with multiple schools of pharmacy and the Stanford School of Medicine. SCVH&HS is a Level I trauma center, primary stroke center, regional burn center, and has several intensive care units such as coronary, trauma, surgical, pediatric, and neonatal intensive care. Pharmacy staff preceptors lecture at local and regional conferences, publish in peer-reviewed journals, and hold offices in professional organizations.