PGY2 Critical Care at Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
The Critical Care Residency (PGY-2) is a one-year training program designed to develop an expert level practitioner with the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to thrive as a critical care clinical specialist, clinical faculty member, or to pursue fellowship training in critical care.
The program offers a variety of opportunities that allow the resident to develop the clinical skills necessary for complex intensive care issues and to optimize patient care outcomes. Required rotations include the medical, surgical, cardiac, cardiovascular surgery and neurosciences intensive care units. Elective opportunities in the heart failure, trauma/ burn and pediatric intensive care units, emergency department, infectious diseases consult service, and bone marrow and solid organ transplantation enable residents to integrate their accumulated knowledge and skills to provide comprehensive pharmaceutical care for critically ill patients. Additional elective opportunities include clinical teaching and outcomes research. The residency fosters development of an independent practitioner with the ability to thrive in a variety of practice settings. In addition to completing a research project and drug use evaluation, the resident will hone their skills through clinical staffing and presenting in both pharmacy education conference and pharmacy critical care journal club settings. Clinical and didactic teaching opportunities are available.
Contact: Critical Care Residency Director Matthew Wanek, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP Cleveland Clinic, Department of Pharmacy 9500 Euclid Avenue/HB-105, Cleveland, Ohio 44195 Email: email@example.com
PGY2 Critical Care at Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest
The Critical Care Residency (PGY-2) at Hillcrest Hospital is a specialized one-year residency experience designed to develop and train an expert level critical care pharmacy practitioner. The program provides multiple training settings and opportunities in order to hone and advance the resident’s knowledge, skills, and abilities in the area of critical care medicine and subsequently succeed as a critical care clinical specialist. Residents refine their critical thinking skills, pharmacotherapy expertise, and critical care medicine acumen while enhancing their communication and interpersonal skills, allowing them to become well-rounded and highly desirable critical care pharmacy professionals.
The program offers required learning opportunities in medical, surgical, neonatal, cardiothoracic, and coronary care intensive care unit settings, as well as an infectious disease service, and the emergency department. Elective rotation opportunities are available in high risk obstetrics, trauma, and the pediatric emergency department. The resident will complete a medication use evaluation and an original research project, with an associated manuscript written for publication. These projects will be presented at various state and national level pharmacy and critical care professional meetings. Numerous educational and preceptor prospects are also available, including didactic teaching of midlevel providers, nursing and pharmacy staff; and precepting of PGY-1 pharmacy residents, and pharmacy students at both the IPPE and APPE level. Clinical and distributive staffing requirements sharpen the resident’s abilities as a pharmacist while developing leadership and communication skills. Participation in the Cleveland Clinic Pharmacy Resident Corners of Leadership Program is also encouraged.
Contact: Critical Care Residency (PGY-2) Director Melissa Raich, PharmD, BCCCP Hillcrest Hospital, Department of Pharmacy 6780 Mayfield Road, Mayfield Heights OH 44124 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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:
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 a PGY1 rotation 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.
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 PGY1 residency 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 Hillcrest
Cleveland Clinic is a nonprofit multispecialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. We are ranked among the nation’s top hospitals by U.S.News & World Report. That’s why people from across the country and around the world come here for care. A teaching and research leader, we offer exceptional career opportunities, as well as access to cutting-edge technology and innovative medical ideas.