Residency Special Features:Description The CoxHealth PGY1 pharmacy residency program builds on Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.
Our program, centered in Springfield, Missouri, emphasizes:
Project management skills
Provision of medication education
Dose monitoring and adjustment via protocol
Metabolic support and nutrition
Provision of medication education to patients/caregivers and health care professionals
Obtainment of medication histories and reconciliation of discrepancies
Collaboration with the health care team to optimize medication therapy
BLS and ACLS certification and code attendance
Training in both centralized and decentralized pharmacist functions
Participation in multidisciplinary committees
Transitions of care
Additional critical care and ambulatory care experiences
Community cardiac rehabilitation classes
Leadership book club
Teaching and education
Staffing – 40 hours per month
Resident Teaching Program through the University of Missouri-Kansas City is also offered
Fringe Benefits:The resident receives health insurance, sick leave, paid vacation, discounted meals and professional travel reimbursement.
Training Site Type:Hospital
Model Type(s):Acute Care
Site Special Features:CoxHealth's mission is to improve the health of the communities we serve through quality health care, education and research.
Number of Patient Care Centers:6
Average Daily Census:650 - Cox Medical Center South
Graduation from an ACPE accredited school of pharmacy
Eligibility for licensure as a pharmacist in Missouri and Medication Therapy Services Certification through the state of Missouri (must be obtained within 90 days of start date)
In addition, CoxHealth maintains a tobacco-free hiring policy.
About CoxHealth - Springfield PGY1
CoxHealth is the region's only locally owned, not-for-profit health system, serving a population of 900,000 in a 25-county service area encompassing Southwest Missouri and Northwest Arkansas. Our six-hospital organization has facilities in Springfield, Monett, Lamar, and Branson, and more than 80 physician clinics in the region. Each facility offers a caring, highly trained staff and state-of-the-art equipment to meet our patients' health care needs. Every day, our 11,000 employees strive to live our mission "to improve the health of the communities we serve through quality health care, education, and research."