CoxHealth is recruiting for PGY-2 Pharmacy Residents in the expertise areas of Critical Care, Ambulatory Care, and Internal Medicine. These residencies provides advanced clinical training in pharmacotherapy, as well as opportunities for research, teaching, and scholarship. Upon completion of this residency, the pharmacist will be a competent clinical pharmacy practitioner that engages in multidisciplinary collaboration, demonstrates advanced critical thinking skills, and is able to design and implement complex medication recommendations in a variety of environments.
These 12-month programs build upon the broad-based competencies achieved in a PGY1 pharmacy residency and prepares residents to function independently in the therapeutic management of patients in a variety of settings. During the residency, pharmacists develop leadership, practice management skills, and gain experience in educating health care professionals, students, and patients. Residents learn to integrate their knowledge of drug delivery and patient care to optimize and ensure a safe and cost effective medication use system.
The PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency accredited by ASHP is located at Cox Medical Center South, a Level I trauma center serving southwest Missouri and northwest Arkansas, with approximately 75 adult critical care beds. Residents participate in case conferences, guideline reviews, a leadership book club, a grand round presentation, teaching, research, and writing.
The PGY2 ambulatory care residency accredited by ASHP provides various opportunities throughout the health system. Residents will rotate through three 12+ week blocks: academia/chronic disease state management (super-clinics), medically underserved, and advanced MTM/collaborative complex care (HF and DM clinics). There two 4 week blocks for electives. They provide care in primary care sites, specialty disease state clinics, dispensary, and community pharmacy. In addition to direct patient care, residents will also complete a research project and present the results both locally and nationally; participate in practice management activities and precept PGY1 residents and students; collaborate with system care management teams and the medical residency; and complete a business plan for expansion or enhancement of an ambulatory care service.
The PGY2 Internal Medicine Pharmacy Residency is a new position (pending approval) located at Cox Medical Center South. The resident will assist in establishing a patient-centered care model with the aim to expand the pharmacist role in direct patient care. They will coordinate transitions of care for patients as well as assist in improving population health quality measures. The resident will participate in case conferences, guideline reviews, a leadership book club, a grand round presentation, teaching, research, and writing.
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Teaching Certificate Program through the University of Missouri-Kansas City is also offered
All applications will be accepted through PhORCAS
Critical Care match number 64017
Ambulatory Care Match Number 64015
Internal medicine (pending position approval)
Graduation from an ACPE accredited school of pharmacy, ASHP Accredited PGY1 Residency completion, eligibility for licensure in Missouri, Medication Therapy Services Certification through the state of Missouri.
Additional Salary Information: In addition to CoxHealth benefits, pharmacy residents are provided professional paid leave of absence and compensation to attend required conferences. Residents may be required to work holidays as part of their staffing component (not to exceed one major and one minor holiday), but are eligible for compensation above the stipend if additional holidays outside of staffing requirement are worked.
Staffing requirements: Two 10-hour shifts every fourth weekend plus two additional 10-hour shifts monthly.
CoxHealth is the region's only locally owned, not-for-profit health system, serving a population >1 million in a 24-county service area in Missouri and Arkansas. Our six-hospital organization has facilities in Springfield, Branson, Monett, and Lamar and more than 80 physician clinics in the region. Each facility offers a caring, highly trained staff and state-of-the-art equipment to meet our patients' health care needs. Throughout the system there are 1,014 licensed beds, 4 emergency rooms, a level 1 stroke center, and a level 1 trauma center. There are also 5 for-profit retail pharmacies in the system.