Residency Special Features: The VA Puget Sound PGY1 Pharmacy practice provides residents with a broad, in-depth training opportunity with an emphasis on evidence-based drug therapy and the development of advanced pharmaceutical care practice skills. Learning experiences are structured with flexibility to accommodate specific interests of the resident. Clinical rotations include various ambulatory care clinics, bone marrow transplant, intensive care units (medicine and surgical), inpatient general medicine, oncology, pharmacy practice management, antimicrobial stewardship, outpatient pharmacy, and home-based primary care. Residents will also be provided an opportunity to select longitudinal specialty rotations such as cardiology, gerontology, nephrology, women’s health, pharmacy administration, and/or anticoagulation. Residents will additionally staff weekends in inpatient and outpatient pharmacy. For more information about the residency program, please refer to: https://www.pbm.va.gov/PBM/education/vapharmacyresidencyprogram.asp
Fringe Benefits: Thirteen paid days each of annual and sick leave accrued over the course of the year, 10 paid holidays, professional leave for required conferences, healthcare benefits, opportunity for teaching certificate and teaching. Dual appointment for staffing.
Residency start date: June 22, 2020
Application requirements: United States citizenship,eligibility for pharmacist licensure in any US state. PhORCAS™ application (application, three letters of recommendation, letter of intent, academic transcript, curriculum vitae). At least one letter of recommendation must be from a pharmacy employer or preceptor.