Long Beach Medical Center offers a PGY2 Health System Pharmacy Practice Administration residency program. The program is designed to provide a broad experience in pharmacy administration, with specialized emphasis in financial analysis, inventory management, human resources, project management, formulary management, and sales and contracting. In addition, the resident participates in budget preparation, staff presentations, and receives training in management concepts and principles for the inpatient pharmacy department. Upon completion of the resident year, a certificate is awarded. One resident position is available.
The general desired outcomes of this residency are to accomplish the following:
There will be long and short term projects that will encompass all areas of the inpatient pharmacy. The resident is expected to present one major project at Western States Conference.
Jane Hodding, PharmD, Executive Director of Inpatient Pharmacy Services, is responsible for the resident program, including the scheduling of activities and general supervision of the resident.
One resident appointment will be made. Appointments are awarded on the basis of interest in management, leadership potential, and evidence of clinical knowledge. A PharmD degree is required; however, equivalent clinical experience may be acceptable in lieu of the PharmD degree. Completion of a first year residency or proof of equivalent clinical experience is required. The resident must be licensed to practice in California prior to the start of the residency.
To be considered for the PGY2 position, a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation should be submitted to the Executive Director of Inpatient Pharmacy Services.
The resident receives a yearly stipend of $71,000. In addition, the resident receives 24 days of paid time off (vacation, holidays, and sick leave), and time to attend educational meetings; health insurance is provided after 30 days of employment.
This PGY2 residency program is not ASHP-accredited.
Completed Applications or Requests for Additional Information Should be Directed to:
Jane Hodding, PharmD
Executive Director, Inpatient Pharmacy and Clinical Nutrition Services
Pharmacy Residency Program
2801 Atlantic Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90806
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