The PGY2Ambulatory Care residency program at Mercy Health St Vincent Medical Center is designed to give the resident an opportunity to develop clinical expertise within the Ambulatory clinical practice setting. The resident will be able to provide patient care that is evidence based and coordinated around the specific needs of each patient. The resident is part of the healthcare team working to improve outcomesby maximizing medication benefits related to chronic diseases. Patient encounters are in the providers’ office, hospital, pharmacy, home, and virtually. Throughout the year the resident will take an active role in managing chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, and COPD, precepting students, committee involvement and project management utilizing Lean Six Sigma principles.
In order to be considered for this residency, the applicant must:
Possess a strong interest in clinical pharmacy practice
Demonstrate a desire to teach
Be eligible for licensure in the state of Ohio
Participate in an interview
Complete an ACPE-accredited Pharm.D. Degree program
Have successfully completed an ASHP-accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency program by residency start date
Participate in the ASHP Resident Matching Program
Be able to start July 1
About Mercy Health St Vincent Medical Center (MHSVMC)
Mercy Health St. Vincent Medical Center (MHSVMC) has a long history as the critical care regional referral and teaching center within the Bon Secours Mercy Health system, a faith-based system spanning seven states. Comprehensive pharmacy services are provided through a 24-hour in-house central pharmacy. Four decentralized pharmacies are located in the OR, Regional Heart and Vascular Center, and two outpatient oncology centers. In addition, formal clinical services include critical care, trauma, burn, internal medicine, emergency medicine, medication management, anticoagulation, cardiology, infectious diseases, and pediatrics. State of the art computer systems as well as robotics assure the safe, accurate, rational, and cost-effective use of medications.
The Pharmacy Department at MHSVMC serves diverse patient populations as a Level I Trauma Center and Comprehensive Stroke Center, with a children’s hospital onsite and two outpatient infusion centers. In addition to a PGY1 residency program, we also offer PGY2 Pharmacy Residency programs in Critical Care and Ambulatory Care. Preceptors are actively engaged in helping each resident meet their full potential based on their areas of interest. Emphasis is placed on evidence-based medicine, leadership, and patient safety.