CHI Health St Elizabeth Hospital PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
PGY1 Accredited Residency, CHI Health St Elizabeth, Lincoln, NE
Location: Lincoln, Nebraska
CHI Health St. Elizabeth is a 260-bed regional medical center in Lincoln, Nebraska. Clinical pharmacists are available to all units and pharmacy functions include pharmacokinetic monitoring and dosing, multidisciplinary care team rounding, antimicrobial stewardship, drug information and provision of pharmaceutical care. CHI Health St. Elizabeth has a teaching affiliation with Creighton University and the University of Nebraska Medical Center Colleges of Pharmacy in Omaha, Nebraska.
This program primarily focuses on acute care. The residency program at St. Elizabeth is designed to provide each resident with the expertise, critical thinking skills, attitude, and experience needed to become a competent and confident practitioner in the hospital setting. The resident will become proficient at optimizing drug therapy and providing drug information to pharmacists, physicians, patients and other members of the health care team. Pharmacists who graduate from this program will be highly qualified to practice as pharmacist clinicians in patient care positions or for PGY2 training in an area of their choice.
CHI Health St. Elizabeth residency schedule consists of 12 rotations of one month each and four longitudinal rotations, extending over 52 weeks. The structure of the program is a highly customizable residency focused on the provision of direct patient care in a team setting.
Required Longitudinal Rotations: • Practice Management & Leadership Development • Education & Precepting • Clinical Development • Resident Project
Required Rotations: • Burn & Wound Care • Cardiology • Clinical Development - Advanced Skills • Critical Care • Infectious Disease • Internal Medicine • Orientation • Pharmacy Administration
Elective Rotations: • Adult Psychiatry • Advanced Critical Care • Advanced Internal Medicine • Advanced Burn & Wound Care • Advanced Pharmacy Administration • Emergency Medicine • Medication Safety • Neonatal Intensive Care • Pediatrics
Provision of drug information related to patient care and prospective therapeutic drug monitoring to ensure provision of safe, efficacious, and cost-effective pharmacotherapy to patients.
Certification in Infectious Disease (SIDP),ACLS, PALS and a Teaching Certificate Program offered through Creighton University.
Decentralized and centralized clinical pharmacy services in Adult Critical Care, Burn and Wound Care, Medical/Oncology, Orthopedics, Neurology,OB/GYN and Women’s Health, Nursery and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit,Cardiology, Pediatrics, and Infusion Center.
Staffing as a clinical pharmacist in the Inpatient Pharmacy.
Teaching opportunities available: grand rounds, journal club, case presentations and precepting PharmD students on clinical rotations.
Research opportunities are practice-oriented, and include but are not limited to, poster presentations, case reports,policy proposals, and clinical research.
Completion of a major practice-related project of significance for pharmacy using effective project management skills.
Residency Information Duration: 12 months Number of Positions: One Application Deadline: January 5 Starting Date: End of June
Staffing Requirements • Every third weekend and two evenings per month
Qualifications of Applicant
The applicant must possess, or be a candidate for a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE accredited College of Pharmacy.
The applicant must be eligible for licensure as a pharmacist in Nebraska.
To be considered for an interview, the candidate must apply via the PhORCAS online application system by the listed deadline - January 5th, 2024.
The list of application materials may be found within the PhORCAS online application and will include the standard PhORCAS application, a Curriculum Vitae, pharmacy college transcripts, and three letters of reference.
About PGY1 Accredited Residency, CHI Health St Elizabeth, Lincoln, NE
CHI Health St. Elizabeth, founded by the Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration in 1889, is a full-service, 260-bed, nonprofit regional medical center. We are guided by our core values of Compassion, Inclusion, Integrity, Excellence, and Collaboration.
St. Elizabeth specializes in the treatment areas of newborn and pediatric care, women’s health, burn and wound, cardiology, oncology, emergency medicine, orthopaedics and neuroscience.
St. Elizabeth has held the prestigious designation as a Magnet hospital since 2004. View our complete list of national recognitions.
Commitment to Safety
Your safety is our highest priority. We’re constantly striving to improve.
This is one example of our many ongoing safety efforts.
Goal: Ensure patients are not at risk for serious injury or death after a fall
Action: Put in place Intentional Hourly Rounding (checking on patients hourly)
Result: Significantly reduced to an average of less than 1 preventable fall over last calendar
The Only Magnet Hospital in Lincoln
St. Elizabeth has been designated as a Magnet organization in 2004, 2009, 2014, and 2019 by the American Nurses Credentialin...g Center (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®. This prestigious designation recognizes excellence in nursing services.
To be considered for the honor, hospitals must reapply every four years and complete a credentialing process that can take a year or longer, including an onsite visit from ANCC appraisers that interview patients, staff, physicians and community members.
Hospitals must exemplify nursing excellence, including quality initiatives, nursing research, high patient satisfaction, transformational nursing leadership and nursing professional development.