Residency Listing

Oregon State Hospital
Department of Pharmacy
2600 Center Street, NE
Salem, OR 97301
Code: 94014
NMS Code: 219313
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Cydreese Aebi, Ph.D., R.Ph., BCPP
(503) 945-9068
Fax: (503) 947-1085
Director of Pharmacy: William J Beck, Pharm.D.
(503) 945-9214
Fax: (503) 947-1085
Program Contact: Cydreese Aebi, Ph.D., R.Ph., BCPP
(503) 945-9068
Fax: (503) 947-1085
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 month
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline: 2019-01-01
Starting Date: 2019-06-24
Estimated Stipend: 52000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   PGY-1 residency at the Oregon State Psychiatric Hospital. Rotations in: Forensic psychiatry, central pharmacy, pharmacy administration, drug use policy, research projects, education, geriatric/neurology units, GEI/370 units, medical units. Tasks include: med reconciliation, med histories; anticoagulation and clozapine management; polypharmacy, diabetes management, newsletters, ADR follow up, antibiotic stewardship, drug information questions, journal club, P&T Committee work, infection control, preparing drug class monographs, interdepartmental treatment team meetings. Residents are expected to provide educational presentations to multiple audiences including pharmacists, patients, physicians, nurses, psychologists, counselors. The resident will coordinate P-4 student activities. Completion of at least one research project to be presented at a regional or national meeting is required. Central pharmacy staffing time, on-call commitment and minimal weekend work is required.
Fringe Benefits:   State of Oregon health care benefits (medical, dental, vision); paid vacation and sick leave on an accrued basis, available for use AFTER first 6 months of employment; free parking. Paid work time for approved educational opportunities.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   U.S. citizenship (state will not sponsor visa), Pharm D from ACPE accredited school. Must obtain pharmacy license in Oregon no later than October 1 or forfeit residency. Application must include letter of intent, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and academic transcript. Interview required (at applicant's expense).
Training Site Type: State Psychiatric Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Government—State of Oregon
Model Type(s): Forensic Psychiatric Hospital
Patients Enrolled: 600
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 15
Non-Professional Staff: 23
Number of Medical Centers: 1
Total Beds: 630
Site Special Features:   A forensic (court ordered) hospital caring for three main jurisdictions: GEI (Guilty, Except for Insanity), .370/365 (Fitness to Proceed), and Civil commitments (court ordered, but no crime). It is a unique place to serve very treatment resistant patients and the severe mentally ill, with multiple comorbid medical/dental conditions. The Residency Director and many practitioners have affiliations with Oregon State University, Oregon Health Sciences University, and Western University of Health Sciences. A teaching certificate program may be available. Salem is located in the beautiful Willamette Valley, 1.5 hours from the Pacific coast, 2-3 hours from the Cascade mountain range, and 1 hour to Portland. Climate is temperate with low humidity. Housing is affordable.