Stanford Health Care is world-renowned for advanced patient care, particularly for the treatment of rare, complex disorders in areas such as Cardiology, Oncology, Neurosciences, Surgery, and Organ Transplants. Stanford Health Care has a close relationship with both the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucille Packard Children's Hospital, an adjacent pediatric teaching hospital providing general acute and tertiary care. The hospital is located on the Stanford University campus in Stanford, California; it is about 20 miles north of San Jose and about 40 miles south of San Francisco.
PGY-2 Critical Care Program Director: PGY-2 Critical Care Program Director: Vitaliy Nikitenko, Pharm.D., BCCCP
Stanford Health Care Department of Pharmacy 300 Pasteur Drive, Room H0301 Stanford, CA 94305-5616
Clinical pharmacists at Stanford Health Care cover all acute patient care areas, including Bone Marrow Transplant, Cardiology, Critical Care, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, and Solid Organ Transplant. In addition, ambulatory care clinical pharmacists are responsible for Oral Anticoagulation, Transplant Diabetes, and Oncology clinics.
The Critical Care Residency at Stanford Health Care is a second-year specialty training program that offers extensive critical care experience at a leading edge, university medical center. With 611 licensed beds, nearly 40,000 emergency room visits annually, and more than 20,000 inpatient admissions each year, we offer a challenging, diverse caseload in multiple ICU settings. The Critical Care Resident will focus on two medical/surgical units having a combined total of 58 beds and have the chance to explore other areas of interest through our on- and off-site electives. One applicant is accepted per year.
The Critical Care Residency is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and follows the ASHP Residency Learning System (RLS). The learning objectives are consistent with the standards developed by ASHP. The residency experiences will be divided as follows:
Orientation/Training - 2 weeks
Medical ICU - 8 weeks
Surgical ICU/Trauma Surgery - 8 weeks
Cardiothoracic Surgery - 4 weeks
Neurocritical Care - 4 weeks
Emergency Medicine - 4 weeks
Clinical Research/Administrative - 4 weeks
Elective Rotations - 16 Weeks
Solid Organ Transplant
Bone Marrow Transplant
The purpose of the residency program is to train highly qualified practitioners in developing the skills necessary to become successful and comprehensive pharmacotherapy experts in the management of critically ill patients.
Specialized Residency Requirements
Complete and present a research project at the Western States Conference
Participate in teaching activities with general pharmacy practice residents and students
Prepare and present critical care related drug monograph(s) for the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee
Develop a clinical service or research project designed to improve pharmaceutical care services for critical patients
Staff one weekend per month in the ICU satellite as well as one major and one minor holiday per year
Participate in Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) meetings twice a month
Respond to all code blue and rapid responses
Compensation & Benefits
The resident will receive a competitive annual stipend of approximately $83,000 with full benefits, including an excellent healthcare benefits package and 10 days of paid time off (PTO). In addition, the resident will receive educational leave and a stipend to attend and participate in various pharmacy or critical care conferences such as the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting in December, the SCCM Critical Care Congress in February, and the Western States Residency meeting in May.
Interested applicants must complete ALL of the following:
Under "Search", enter "Pharmacy" and click "Start Job Search".
Follow the instructions on the website.
Under the resume section, please attach your Curriculum Vitae.
When finished, click submit.
For consideration, the online application and all supporting documentations must be received by Monday, December 31, 2018.
After all application materials are reviewed, the candidate will be contacted for a half-day on-site interview. The candidate is required to give a 15-minute Powerpoint presentation on any pharmacy-related topic (critical care topic preferred).
Interviews will be conducted in February 2019.
The application deadline is Monday, December 31, 2018.
NO applications will be accepted beyond this date.
Participation in our Specialized Residency in Critical Care Pharmacy Practice requires a Pharm.D. degree from an ACPE-accredited College or School of Pharmacy, completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY-1 residency program, and CA licensure/eligibility. All applicants must be enrolled in the ASHP Residency Match Program. Applicant Agreements for participation in the Match can be downloaded from the Matching Program Web site at www.natmatch.com/ashprmp. The National Matching Services (NMS) Code for the Stanford Critical Care Residency is 512652.
About Stanford Health Care PGY-2 Residency in Critical Care Pharmacy Practice
The Department of Pharmacy provides integrated, cost-effective pharmaceutical services to Stanford Health Care (SHC). These patient-focused services include medication delivery, therapeutic recommendations, and promotion of optimal drug therapy.
To advance its mission, the department provides a supportive environment for professional training and development. The Department of Pharmacy participates in the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Residency program. Four ASHP-accredited residency training programs are offered including a PGY-1 pharmacy practice residency (one with an ambulatory care focus), and two specialty PGY-2 residencies in Critical Care and Oncology/Hematology.