Mercy Health - West Hospital PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program
Mercy Health - West Hospital
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Mercy Health - West Hospital's PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program is dedicated to creating a nurturing and vibrant learning environment. Rooted in a compassionate teaching philosophy, the program seeks to inspire and support licensed pharmacists on their journey to becoming well-rounded healthcare professionals. With a strong emphasis on personal growth and learning, the program offers a warm and inclusive atmosphere that fosters the development of critical thinking skills and a lifelong love for the pharmacy profession. Residents have the opportunity to refine their skills and expand their competence in providing comprehensive pharmaceutical care within diverse hospital settings. The program emphasizes direct patient care, practice management, and an all-encompassing understanding of medication therapy outcomes, prioritizing resident well-being and fostering resiliency. Residents can expect comprehensive guidance and ongoing mentorship, allowing them to flourish and thrive as they prepare for successful careers in pharmacy practice.
The rotation schedule for the 12-month PGY1 residency program includes:
Required monthly learning experiences: • Orientation • Internal medicine • Emergency medicine • Critical care • Antimicrobial stewardship • Administration
Longitudinal learning experiences: • Ambulatory care (anticoagulation) • Medication safety • Pharmacy and therapeutics • Pharmacy practice experience
Elective learning experiences: • Ambulatory care (congestive heart failure, diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and smoking cessation) • Sterile compounding • Repeat any required rotation • Teaching and learning certificate through the University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy
Other elective learning experiences may be developed based on resident interest and preceptor availability.
HOW TO APPLY
The application deadline is January 5.
Candidates should submit the following using PhORCAS: 1. Letter of intent 2. Curriculum vitae 3. Academic transcripts 4. Three letters of recommendation
After receiving and reviewing all application materials, individual candidates will be selected for an interview with Mercy Health — West Hospital in January and February.
The resident matching program code number is 309713.
Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited College of Pharmacy
Mercy Health - West Hospital, a state-of-the-art facility built in 2013, is at the forefront of healthcare excellence, recognized nationally for its outstanding patient care and safety measures. As part of the esteemed Bon Secours Mercy Health network, it delivers world-class healthcare services to the communities of Cincinnati's West Side. With a comprehensive range of cutting-edge services, including advanced heart care, orthopedics, oncology, and women's health, the hospital is committed to providing compassionate, patient-centered care close to home. The hospital's emphasis on all-private patient rooms and a serene natural environment contributes to an exceptional patient experience. Furthermore, the opportunity to work alongside skilled professionals dedicated to holistic healthcare delivery underscores Mercy Health - West Hospital as an ideal workplace for those passionate about making a positive impact in the field of healthcare.