Under the direction of the Vanderbilt HealthIT Pharmacy Portfolio and in collaboration with the leadership & staff of Vanderbilt Pharmaceutical Services, the residency is designed to equip the resident with the necessary tools and experiences to achieve a position in pharmacy informatics upon completion of the program. The resident will have a variety of project opportunities, so the program may be tailored to the resident's interests and current needs of Vanderbilt HealthIT and Vanderbilt Pharmaceutical Services. The resident will also have responsibilities which are consistent with guidelines from ASHP. Other related activities may include but not limited to case presentations, teaching certificate, research project, conferences, and a pharmacy staffing component. The residency goals, requirements and details are outlined below.
For more information on our residency experience, click the following link for VUMC PGY2 Pharmacy Informatics residency web info to view details of our program.
Goals of Residency:
* Understand the role of informatics programs in improving patient safety
* Evaluate technology integration in clinical practice
* Assess the impact of informatics systems on clinician workflow
* Communicate effectively and professionally
* Participate in project design and implementation
* Obtain Epic Proficient status for Willow Inpatient
* Develop leadership in the development and maintenance of informatics systems.
* Understand the relationship between local users and vendor software products and customizations
This position requires a PharmD degree and a successfully completed PGY1 residency certificate from an accredited ASHP residency program.
This is a full time position Monday-Friday with some on-call and rotational weekend staffing. Background screens will be performed and education will be verified prior to employment. Please be prepared to provide required information and/or documentation.
Additional Salary Information: There is some limited allowance for relocation and state licensing that can be discussed with the RPD.
About Vanderbilt University Medical Center
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.