Vanderbilt University Medical Center offers a combined PGY1 Pharmacy Practice / PGY2 Health System Pharmacy Administration residency. The program will offer comprehensive experience in a variety of pharmacy practice and health system pharmacy administration areas. The purpose of this program is to transition the new practitioner through a pharmacy practice PGY1 generalist program followed by a PGY2 specialized practice that meets the needs of the health system pharmacy practice resident in developing administrative practice skills.
Graduates will be equipped to assume leadership positions in various facets of health system pharmacy administrative practice, including gaining expertise in health system pharmacy operations and using business tools and knowledge to understand and plan for the continual transitions happening in today’s health care system. Other experiences in staff management, making complex financial and organizational decisions, and techniques for functioning in a fast paced environment will be provided. Graduates will gain experience in development of return on investment presentations for new programs, development of analytics capability, and possess the experience to lead practice change in the health system.
Purpose of the PGY-1 Year: Build upon your Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and develop you into a pharmacist capable of managing patient medication-related care for a variety of conditions, prepare you for board certification, and give you the necessary foundation for post-graduate year two administration rotations.
Purpose of the PGY-2 Year: Build upon your PharmD and PGY-1 foundation education to develop you into an effective and capable front-line or mid-level manager upon graduation. This year will focus on allowing you to function more independently as an administrator by conceptualizing and integrating accumulated experience and knowledge into bettering care for patients.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: PGY1 $54K year 1; $60K year 2
Relocation is a flat fee
Internal Number: ASHP Match Number: 24031
VUMC continues leadership and a rich history in health informatics, with core systems for ordering, dispensing, documentation, automation, e-prescribing among others to assist in smart, personalized and targeted medication ordering with targeted clinical decision support. The VUMC Health IT Pharmacy Portfolio and the Department of Pharmaceutical Services have been recognized with awards by ASHP and the Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group. Vanderbilt University Medical Center also has internally developed programs that seamlessly integrate with enterprise-wide Epic Health Systems across inpatient and outpatient encounters.