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Arkansas Children’s Hospital
Number of Positions: 1
Estimated Salary: Competitive
Estimated Starting Date: July 1st
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2) Program Purpose: PGY2 pharmacy residency programs build on Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and PGY1 pharmacy residency programs to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists in specialized areas of practice. PGY2 residencies provide residents with opportunities to function independently as practitioners by conceptualizing and integrating accumulated experience and knowledge and incorporating both into the provision of patient care or other advanced practice settings. Residents who successfully complete an accredited PGY2 pharmacy residency are prepared for advanced patient care, academic, or other specialized positions, along with board certification, if available.
The PGY2 Pharmacy Residency Program at Arkansas Children's Hospital provides a structured educational program within a pediatric institution; this program is meant to develop independent and confident clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care in a wide range of pediatric conditions. Residents who complete the PGY2 residency are prepared for advanced pediatric patient care, specialized positions, and national certification.
Core Rotations: 6 weeks duration unless otherwise specified
Elective Rotations (Choose 4): 4 weeks duration unless otherwise specified
Core Longitudinal Experiences: 12 months duration unless otherwise specified
Elective Longitudinal Experiences:
Full hospital employee benefits, including vacation and holidays, and professional travel to selected meetings
Applicants must possess a degree in pharmacy from an American Council on Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE) accredited college and have successfully completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program. The applicant must also be eligible for licensure in the state of Arkansas.
Applicants must submit the following documents via PhORCAS by January 5th:
PGY2 applicants invited for an on-site interview are asked to give a 30-40 minute presentation.
PhORCAS Program Name: Arkansas Children’s Hospital
National Match Number: 639361
Arkansas Children's Hospital PGY2 Pharmacy Residency Program participates in the ASHP Match. Completed applications should be uploaded to PhORCAS and received by the application deadline. Arkansas Children's Hospital is a drug free work environment, and employees are required to complete a pre-employment drug screening.
For all additional information regarding the application process, contact:
Mandy Baker, Pharm.D., BCPPS
Residency Program Director, PGY2
Pharmacy Clinical Manager
Arkansas Children’s Hospital
1 Children’s Way, Slot 304
Little Rock, AR 72202