Scripps Mercy Hospital is a Level 1 Trauma and Academic Teaching Hospital with 700 acute care beds. Its is a Primary Stroke Center and STEMI receiving Center. Annually we train over 80 Medical Residents and Family Practice Residents, 4 PGY1 Pharmacy Residents and 2 PGY2 Pharmacy Residents and provide 10 types APPE rotations to 30 students through affiliations with 6 schools of Pharmacy. The PGY1 program has been fully accredited for 18 years, and the PGY2 programs have been accredited since 2016.
Unique to our program pharmacy residents are considered housestaff with privileges to Medical Staff lounges, free food 24/7 and physician parking.
The Pharmacy Department is open 24/7 and pharmacist practice in decentralized settings in 11 practice areas along with our Oncology Infusion center. The Clinical Pharmacist Attendings have a broad breadth of authorities to manage pharmacist driven medication protocols.
The Department is active in research and publication with 5-7 international and national presentations annually.
One of the oldest psychiatric services in San Diego with 15 attending psychiatrists. We have a critical care psychiatry unit and both acute care adult and geropsychiatric inpatient programs. Interdisciplinary rounds occur daily with psychiatrists, social workers, nurses and pharmacist attending. Pharmacist attending and residents lead in weekly patient groups. Clinic involvement occurs in neurology and psychiatry. The psychiatric liaison team provides services 24/7. See website above for rotation details.
PGY2 Critical Care:
We are one of the busiest Emergency Departments in San Diego seeing more than 50,000 patients annually. The ICU has 32 medical and surgical beds and the ICU service consists of 9 pulmonary critical care intensivists with two rounding teams consisting of medicine residents and pharmacist attending. The Trauma service has 6 surgeons and 5 nurse practitioners, two pharmacist attendings along with medical residents and surgical residents. The resident will also precept PGY1 Residents and pharmacy students. See website for rotation details.
Graduate from an accredited School of Pharmacy
Graduate from an accredited PGY 1 Residency Program
California Intern License before start of Residency Program
California License prior to start PGY 2 Residency and by July 30, 2019
American Heart Association BLS certification prior to July 30, 2019
ACLS certification highly recommended prior to July 30, 2019
Additional Salary Information: Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
Three weeks paid vacation
Membership in specialty organization
Travel Coverage for area of Practice
About Scripps Mercy Hospital
Scripps Mercy Hospital is a 700 bed Acute Care Hospital and Level 1 Trauma Center. It is also a STEMI receiving center and a Certified Stroke Center with an active Cath Lab and Emergency Department. As an academic institution, clinical pharmacists practice in 11 clinical settings in addition to an oncology infusion center. We annually train over 30 PharmD students and 70 medical and family practice interns and residents. The pharmacy residency for PGY1 program started in 2002 and has had three cycles of full 6-yr accreditation. We started our PGY2 programs in July of 2017 and are currently in candidate status. This will be our third year of PGY2 Residents.