Vanderbilt University Medical Center offers a twelve-month PGY2 residency in critical care pharmacy that offers comprehensive experiences in a variety of critical care areas. The purpose of the PGY2 critical care pharmacy residency is to develop and refine clinical, leadership, research management, quality assurance, and teaching skills within the practice of critical care. Upon completion of the PGY2 critical care residency, graduates should be well-prepared to enter clinical practice as a critical care clinical specialist, associate or affiliate clinical faculty member, or to pursue critical care fellowship training.
Training focuses on a full range of disease states, disorders, and procedures, along with the literature behind the medication management of such conditions. Rotations are designed to ensure experience is gained with the highest acuity patients in each sub-specialty area. Clinical knowledge needed to obtain board certification within the practice specialty is provided. Graduates are able to conduct research independently in the critical care environment and should be confident educators in the multidisciplinary and pharmacy training environment.
Vanderbilt is a level one trauma center for the middle Tennessee region and consists of over 1000 beds between Vanderbilt University Hospital and Children’s Hospital. The pharmacy department is affiliated with various schools of pharmacy in the area.
Applicant must be a graduate of an accredited Doctor of Pharmacy program, have completed an accredited PGY1 residency, and be a licensed pharmacist in any state, with reciprocation to Tennessee.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Relocation costs up to $1,500
Internal Number: 002
About Vanderbilt University Medical Center
VUMC continues leadership in health informatics, with core systems like CPOE, BCMA, automation, e-prescribing among others to assist in smart, personalized and targeted medication ordering with targeted clinical decision support. The Pharmacy Informatics team and the Department of Pharmacy have been recognized by ASHP with a Best Practice Award and by the Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group. Vanderbilt has many internally developed programs that recently implemented Epic Systems enterprise-wide so clinical systems are highly integrated across inpatient and outpatient patient encounters.