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Residency Details

Residency Program Overview and Application Information

Length
1 year
Application Deadline
Jan. 1, 2017
Application Method
PhORCAS
Application Requirements:
  • Letter of intent
  • Curriculum vitae/resume
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Academic transcript
  • Interview required (at applicant's expense)

Length of Residency
July 2017 through July 2018
Approximate Stipend
$61,000 per year
Benefits
Medical, dental, vision; paid vacation and sick leave earned at a rate of eight hours per month; free parking; paid work time for approved educational opportunities

Residency Requirements

  • U.S. citizen with a Doctor in Pharmacy degree from an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) school or college of pharmacy
  • License or eligible for pharmacist licensure in Oregon – Must acquire and maintain a valid license to practice pharmacy in Oregon
  • Possess a clinical pharmacy foundation
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Leadership qualities

Oregon State Hospital participates with the National Match Service program. Upon receiving applications, on-site interviews take place from mid-January through February.

 

Residency Goals

  • Develop pharmacy skills and competencies in various medical and psychiatric pharmacy practice areas, empowering residents to provide drug-therapy consultations and therapeutic drug monitoring
  • Develop teaching skills to the level of earning a teaching certificate
  • Enhance written and oral communication skills
  • Develop effective organizational, integrative and evaluative skills, which will help residents develop cost-effective and patient-orientated pharmacy services
  • Provide data and research experiences in a psychiatric pharmacy setting through initiation and completion of a clinical research project

Core Rotations

Orientation to Forensic Psychiatry, Central Pharmacy, Pharmacy Administration and Drug Distribution Systems, Informatics and Drug-Use Policy.

Residents work in the medical, geriatric/neurology and Guilty Except for Insanity (GEI) units). They also participate in longitudinal programs in the areas of drug-use policy/ Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) Committee, research projects and education.

Sample Rotation Schedule

Rotation Month(s) Programs
Rotation 1 July-August Hospital orientation, Forensic orientation
Rotation 2 September Central Pharmacy I, Longitudinal rotations begin*
Rotation 3 October Pharmacy Admin, Management, Leadership
Rotation 4 November Informatics, Institutional Drug Use Policy
Rotation 5 December Clinical Pharmacy Services Introduction
Rotation 6 January Clinical Pharmacy Services – Civil
Rotation 7 February Clinical Pharmacy Services – Gero/Neuro
Rotation 8 March Clinical Pharmacy Services – Medical
Rotation 9 April Clinical Pharmacy Services – Forensic
Rotation 10 May Clinical Pharmacy Services – Admission
Rotation 11 June Central Pharmacy II
*Longitudinal rotations that run throughout the year include Drug-Use Policy and P&T Committee, Education, Research and Projects

Residence Tasks

  • Perform medication reconciliation, medication histories, medication and lab recommendations and anticoagulation and diabetes management
  • Participate in interdisciplinary treatment team meetings
  • Provide educational presentations to multiple audiences, including pharmacy staff, physicians, nurses, drug and alcohol counselors and patients
  • Take part in P&T Committee, infection prevention, antibiotic stewardship, anticoagulation management, polypharmacy, policies, protocols, newsletters, adverse drug reaction follow up, medication monographs and medication reviews
  • Coordinate Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) student activities, including but not limited to journal club, disease state monographs, new drug monographs, drug information questions, clinical interventions, case presentations and topic discussion presentations with pharmacy staff
  • Complete one research project for presentation at a regional or national meeting

Teaching Certificate Opportunity

Through a collaboration between Oregon State University College of Pharmacy and Pacific University College of Pharmacy, OSH pharmacy residents can earn the Oregon Pharmacy Teaching Certificate (OPTC). The didactic, statewide teaching certificate program enables residents to receive teaching experience onsite or at a local college or university.

Requirements to Participate

  • Application
  • Attendance at monthly meetings
  • Required readings
  • Assignments and teaching

Contact Information

Dr. Cydreese Aebi, Ph.D., R.Ph., BCPP
Office phone: (503) 945-9068
Fax: (503) 947-1085
Email: cydreese.aebi@state.or.us

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