The University of Vermont Health Network - Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital is a 341 bed, rural community hospital which is part of a six hospital system with more than 1,000 physicians, 2,000 nurses as well as other clinicians across Vermont and Northern New York.
The Inpatient Pharmacy operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to provide comprehensive pharmaceutical care for patients ranging from neonate to geriatric. The pharmacy utilizes a de-centralized pharmacist model deploying pharmacists to Medical-Surgical and Progressive Care nursing units, the Intensive Care Unit, Peri-Operative Services, and the Emergency Department.
Medication distribution is a hybrid of traditional dispensing and automated delivery cabinets (Pyxis). The pharmacy utilizes an automated carousel (Pharmogistics) for safe medication storage as well as an automated unit dose packaging hardware (Pharmopack). All medications administered utilize bar code technology.
The Outpatient Pharmacy operates 16 hours a day, 7 days per week to provide comprehensive pharmaceutical care for patients ranging from neonate to geriatric. This service focuses on providing medication and medication education required for successful transition from hospital to home.
The Fitzpatrick Cancer Center Pharmacy prepares all chemotherapeutic agents for both inpatients and outpatients. Our Pharmacist Specialists provide comprehensive care to hematology and oncology patients including dispensing of specialty and investigational medications.
The University of Vermont Health Network - Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital is a learning site for Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, for the Albany, NY, and Colchester, VT campuses as well as D’Youville School of Pharmacy and Campbell University. The Pharmacy Department accommodates as many as twenty IPPE (Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience) and APPE (Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience) students each year, as well as two PGY-1 (Postgraduate Year 1) Pharmacy Practice Residents.
The applicant must be a highly motivated individual who desires to obtain advanced education and training leading to an enhanced level of professional practice.
The applicant must be enrolled in (or be a graduate of) an ACPE-accredited advanced pharmacy degree program or have equivalent experience.
Applicants must obtain license to practice pharmacy in the New York State on or before September 30th of the academic year.
The applicant must submit the following information by the specified deadline via PhORCAS:
Letter of intent
Official school of pharmacy transcripts
Three letters of reference from instructors, rotation preceptors, or previous employers
All rules and regulations of the ASHP residency matching program will be strictly followed.
About The University of Vermont Health Network - Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital
The University of Vermont Health Network-Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital provides the quality care and services rarely found in a rural setting. We are the largest health-care provider in the North Country. Our commitment to being the best coupled with the attractiveness of the Adirondack region enable us to recruit excellent physicians and employees. Plattsburgh is a haven for people who love the outdoors and respect nature, but still want to be close to metropolitan centers of activity. Living here means that you can ski Whiteface Mountain, shop in Montreal and dine in Vermont – all in one weekend.
The Pharmacy Practice Residency Program at the University of Vermont Health Network-Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital offers comprehensive training to prepare residents for clinical pharmacy practice. Residents have training opportunities in emergency medicine, internal medicine, critical care medicine, surgery/anesthesiology, infectious diseases, oncology, medication therapy management as well as hospital pharmacy pharmacotherapy, clinical pharmacokinetics, and hospital pharmacy administration. The residency experience will be rich with short-term and longitudinal projects, presentations to hospital clinicians, and opportunities to precept IPPE and APPE students.