PGY1/2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration at Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
The Health-System Pharmacy Administration Residency (PGY-1 and PGY-2) and master’s degree is a specialized two-year program with the primary objective of developing pharmacy leaders who are trained and prepared to immediately assume managerial positions within large, integrated healthcare delivery systems, leading to Director of Pharmacy positions. The master’s degree is in conjunction with Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED).
Residents experience training, mentoring and modeling in pharmacy administration and leadership. Residents spend time in central pharmacy and pharmacy satellites, sterile products, operating suites, emergency department, ambulatory, specialty pharmacy, and decentralized clinical services to gain experience with front-line supervision. Residents learn the safe, appropriate and cost effective use of medication in patient care. The residents gain knowledge to understand, analyze and manage the changing nature of today’s complex medical delivery systems and leadership skills necessary for change management and managing the pharmacy enterprise. Required activities include presentations, coursework, projects, a manuscript, and staffing and management on-call responsibilities.
Contact: Health System Pharmacy Administration Residency Director Scott Knoer, MS, PharmD, FASHP Cleveland Clinic Department of Pharmacy 9500 Euclid Avenue/HB-105, Cleveland, Ohio 44195 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
PGY1/2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration at Cleveland Clinic Akron General
Upon completion of the 24-month combined Pharmacy Residency Program in Health-System Pharmacy Administration (HSPA) with a Master of Science Degree at Cleveland Clinic Akron General the resident will possess clinical competence in administrative, financial, medication safety, and leadership skills related to health-system administration enabling them to manage complex health-system pharmacy departments. The didactic Master level classes will be completed through Northeastern Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) and Kent State University. The majority of Master level classes are taught by current, or former, health care leaders assuring the resident will be able to apply the knowledge acquired in the classroom to real life situations. Residents completing the HSPA residency at Akron General will be trained to begin their careers in a wide variety of managerial positions.
During the first 12-months of the HSPA residency, the resident will complete all the same requirements as the Pharmacy Residency (PGY-1) residents allowing the resident to gain a solid clinical foundation. The second 12-months of the HSPA residency the resident will become a member of the Pharmacy Management team gaining skills in pharmacy leadership, medication safety, clinical operations, operations, procurement and support services, and technology operations. The HSPA resident will also have required rotations in the Cleveland Clinic Health System (CCHS). The HSPA resident will also serve as the Chief Pharmacy Resident in the second year of the residency. Additionally, the HSPA resident will complete the leadership certificate program through the CCHS pharmacy enterprise during their first year.
Pharmacy Residency Director, HSPA Michael R. Hoying, RPh, MS Cleveland Clinic Akron General Department of Pharmacy 1 Akron General Ave., Akron, Ohio 44307 Email: email@example.com
When applying for position, please note the specific facility/RPD you are interested in or would like to contact.
Interested applicants must be PharmD graduates of accredited college of pharmacy, be eligible for licensure in the State of Ohio (or Florida if applicable), and submit the standard application materials through PhORCAS (i.e. Letter of Intent, CV, the 3 standard reference forms in PhORCAS, official college transcripts), along with:
1. We request a minimum of one (two is preferred) of your three references should come from a preceptor who you have worked with in a clinical setting, related to an APPE in acute or ambulatory care. The clinical preceptor should be able to comment on your scope of responsibility, total patient load, level of autonomy, clinical abilities, and organizational and time management skills. All 3 reference writers should use the standard PhORCAS template to submit their candidate recommendation and comment on a minimum of 7 of the 13 listed candidate characteristics.
2. A response to the following essay statement is required for acceptance. The essay response should be no longer than one page in length. An application will not be reviewed if this statement is missing. Please note that the essay is separate from your letter of intent. Reflecting on your APPE rotations, please provide a piece of critical feedback you have received from one of your preceptors on a direct patient care rotation. Explain how you have incorporated this feedback into your practice and/or worked to improve in this area.
Please submit all application materials via Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS). Deadline for receipt of these materials to be considered for an on-site interview is January 2, 2019 by 11:59 PM. For the PGY-2 residency programs (Ambulatory Care, Cardiology, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Drug Information, Infectious Diseases, Informatics, Oncology, Psychiatry and Solid Organ Transplant), a Pharmacy (PGY-1) Residency or equivalent experience is required.
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About Cleveland Clinic Main Campus & Cleveland Clinic Akron General
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