Reimbursement for required professional development (ASHP Midyear, OPRC, etc.). Residents also have the opportunity to moonlight as PRN pharmacist rate in accordance to MetroHealth PGY2 Policy and ASHP Residency Standards.
2 openings available.
Internal Number: 332022
This is a 12-month program designed to graduate pharmacists who are able to act as mature, independent ambulatory care providers in multiple environments. As multidisciplinary health care team members, they will apply their knowledge and communication skills to promote pharmacy practice through inter-departmental relations, dedication to the organization, and commitment to the pharmacy profession. Current required rotations include: advocacy, anemia, anticoagulation (staffing), geriatrics, leadership, new service/expansion, pain management, primary care, population health, pulmonology, and professional service (presentations and education). Elective rotations (3) include: academia, cardiology transitions of care, heart failure, oncology/hematology, pulmonary hypertension, psychiatry, home visits for high-risk patients, and weight management. The resident will complete a formal research project with the expectation to submit for publication and peer-reviewed poster presentation in the spring each year. Finally, the resident will complete education to pharmacy staff or interdisciplinary team educational presentations, seminar presentation, and other rotation-specific projects. The resident will also have opportunities to precept PGY1 residents and APPE students on rotations and as part of our resident and student development series. MetroHealth System takes students from all colleges of pharmacy in Ohio in addition to other colleges based on requests.
Applicants to pharmacy residencies must be graduates or candidates for graduation of an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) accredited degree program (or one in process of pursuing accreditation) or have a Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Equivalency Committee (FPGEC) certificate from the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP). At a minimum, the program must be a five-year pharmacy degree program
Completion of ASHP Accredited PGY1 Training prior to transitioning to role.
Currently licensed or eligible a Pharmacists License from the State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy. A license must be obtained within 120 days of the hire date. Failure to obtain a license within 120 days will result in termination.
Ability to interact effectively with a wide range of cultural, ethnic, racial, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
At MetroHealth, our mission, vision and values are not just words on a fading poster tucked behind someone’s desk. They are the core of our actions. While we take care of the ill and injured, we are increasingly focused on preventive care, fulfilling our mission of “leading the way to a healthier you and a healthier community through service, teaching, discovery and teamwork.”
We do this in an environment of inclusion — every patient gets the same full attention from our staff.