The Riverside Regional Medical Center (RRMC) Residency Program is an ASHP-accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program. The program offers a well rounded clinical experience in multiple areas of pharmacy practice, as well as a focus in developing competency in pharmacy operations. Rotations schedules are flexible allowing residents the ability to gear the PGY1 experience to their unique areas of professional interest. Residents will gain clinical research experience through project design and implementation. Strong affiliations with local Schools of Pharmacy allow residents the opportunity to enhance their teaching skills throughout the year.
The Riverside Regional Medical Center PGY1 Residency Program is split into core and elective rotations with highly qualified preceptors. Residents present formal lectures, in-services, participate in the Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) committee process, prepare a major research project and present research at professional conferences. Riverside is partnered with the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy to offer a Teaching and Learning Certificate. Residents will have the option to enroll in the program.
• Pharmacy Management • Hospital Pharmacy Practice • Internal Medicine I • Internal Medicine II (Cardiology or Surgery) • Critical Care • Oncology
• Ambulatory care • Service medicine • Medication safety • Emergency medicine • System pharmacy administration • Long term acute care • Geriatrics • PACE • Antimicrobial stewardship • Behavioral health (Psychiatric Medicine) • Neonatal Intensive Care • Nephrology • Outpatient Oncology
Residency Program Benefits
The resident qualifies for benefits, 15 days paid time off, and travel assistance to attend several professional meetings (included in stipend).
Brad Heidenthal, Pharm.D., BCPS PGY1 Residency Program Director Riverside Regional Medical Center 757-534-6010 firstname.lastname@example.org
Doctor of Pharmacy degree from a college or school of pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
VA pharmacist licensure within 1 month of start date
Submission of application materials via PhORCAS
Three letters of recommendation
Letter of intent
Completed application and all materials received no later than January 4, 2019
About Riverside Regional Medical Center
Riverside Regional Medical Center (RRMC) is a 450 bed, Level II Regional Trauma Center Hospital located in the beautiful Tidewater area of Virginia. The hospital is part of Riverside Health System, which incorporates seven practice sites that offer learning opportunities in a variety of pharmacy settings. Services offered at RRMC include: cardiac catheterization lab, helicopter transport, neonatal unit, hematology/oncology and medical/surgical intensive care units. The hospital has been recognized among Hospital & Health Network's Most Wired hospitals for 13 consecutive years. Riverside utilizes the Epic EHR platform for complete integration across the health system. The pharmacy is managed by Cardinal Health Pharmacy Solutions which provides national expertise in operation and clinical areas. RRMC is a community teaching hospital with multiple established medical residency programs providing a unique interdisciplinary learning environment.
Our mission is simple but powerful: to care for others as we would care for those we love. We extend that sense of caring to every patient and resident, as well as to each member of our team. We are defined by the Riverside Care Difference, o...ur commitment to provide safety, healing, kindness, and respect. That means clinical excellence, with a focus on best practice, evidence-based care and performance management. Riverside Health System is a non-profit, integrated network of hospitals, physicians, continuing care facilities, wellness centers, etc. providing comprehensive, high quality health care services to citizens of eastern Virginia. Riverside has been the leading provider of state-of-the-art healthcare in the region since 1915.