The PGY1 Pharmacy / PGY2 Health System Pharmacy Administration & Leadership with Masters Residency Program at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital will be recruiting its first resident this year. During the first year of training, the resident is a member of the PGY1-Pharmacy Residency class and adheres to the same expectations of that residency program. During the second year, the resident completes the requirements of the PGY2-Health System Pharmacy Administration & Leadership Residency program. The emphasis of the second year is to build upon PGY1 residency graduates’ competence in the delivery of patient-centered care and in pharmacy operational services to prepare residents who can assume high level managerial, supervisory, and leadership responsibilities. Areas of competence emphasized during the program will include safe and effective medication-use systems, quality assurance and improvement, management of human and financial resources, use of technology, and advanced leadership. The residency lays the foundation for continued growth in management and leadership skills.
Upon graduation, residents are prepared for a clinical or operational management/supervisory role in a variety of work settings, and be prepared serve as preceptors for residents and students.
Residents will have the opportunity to continue to build clinical and leadership skills, and to assist in precepting both students and PGY1 residents. Residents will progress through a series of customized month-long focused learning experiences in addition to longitudinal learning experiences during the 12-month period.
Rotation options include:
PGY2 Year Required Learning Experiences
Operations Management (3-4 months)
Clinical Management (2-3 months)
Transition/Research (1 month)
Regulatory and Medication Safety (1 month)
System Pharmacy Management (1 month)
PGY2 Elective Learning Experiences
340b and Supply Chain Management
Purchasing and Contracting
Ambulatory Pharmacy Management
Community Hospital Management
PGY2 Longitudinal Experiences
Medication use/drug information
Professional presentations/teaching certificate (optional)
PGY2 Residency leadership roles
Pharmacy Manager On-Call
Shared Chief Resident responsibilities
Interested candidates must be graduates of an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) accredited degree program (or be in the process of pursuing accreditation) or have a Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Equivalency Committee (FPGEC) certificate from the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP). Applicants should also be eligible for Virginia licensure. Our application for the PGY1 Pharmacy Practice/ PGY2 Health System Pharmacy Administration & Leadership with Masters Residency Program requires submission of the following information through PhORCAS:
Letter of Intent
This letter must be personalized to Carilion and include answers to the following two questions.
Why do you want to complete a residency in Health System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership?
Why do you want to complete your residency training at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital?
A minimum of three (3) references submitted through PhORCAS
All must be able to speak to clinical and interpersonal skills developed during rotation experiences and comment on at least 75% of the available comment fields within PhORCAS.
Official School of Pharmacy transcript
Completed applications are due by December 31, 2020. Residency applicants will be notified by January 24th, 2021, regarding an offer for an on-site interview.
About Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
Carilion Clinic is a not–for–profit health care organization based in Roanoke, Virginia. Through our comprehensive network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices and other complementary services, we work together to provide quality care close to home for nearly 1 million Virginians. With an enduring commitment to the health of our region, we also seek to advance care through medical education and research, help our community stay healthy and inspire our region to grow stronger.
About the Pharmacy Department at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital (CRMH):
The Department of Pharmacy at CRMH is comprised of approximately 70 pharmacists and 70 technicians. We utilize a mix of decentralized clinical staff and specialists to provide pharmaceutical care for patient populations ranging from Level 1 trauma to neonatal critical care.
In addition to our personnel, we utilize multiple technologies to deliver care, including PyxisMedstations, centralized carousels, computerized prescriber order entry, electronic medical records and bedside barcode scanning. Approximately 45 percent of our pharmacists are adjunct or associate professors for regional schools of pharmacy and... medicine.
Residency Program Overview - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
The pharmacy residency programs conducted at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, Virginia have a strong commitment to the education and professional development of pharmacists. For the 2021-2022 residency class, we will offer six positions in our Postgraduate Year One (PGY1) Pharmacy Residency program, two positions in our Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2) Critical Care program, two positions in our PGY2 Infectious Diseases program, one position in our PGY2 Internal Medicine Program, and two positions (1 PGY1 and 1 PGY2) in our two year Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership Program (combined PGY1/PGY2).
All of our programs are fully accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), with the exception of our HSPAL program which is seeking full accreditation at this time.