Pharmacy residency

Supporting one of the nation's leading healthcare providers

At Novant Health UVA Health System Prince William Medical Center our PGY1 residency program strives to develop pharmacy clinicians who provide optimal patient care and safety. Upon graduation the resident is able to provide quality professional leadership skills along with competent functionality in various pharmacy practice roles.

Program description

The Novant Health UVA Health System Prince William Medical Center PGY1 pharmacy residency entails 12 months of training and experience in multiple aspects. Its goals, objectives and evaluation processes are established in accordance to ASHP standards. The program allows flexibility to meet the needs and interests of each individual resident while also providing a quality foundation in developing professional practice skills.

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CURRICULUM

Required Rotations

  • Orientation
  • Administration
  • Internal medicine
  • Critical Care
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Behavioral health

Required longitudinal rotations

  • Medication use evaluation
  • Research project
  • Seminar
  • Service leadership

Teaching

  • Mentor and co-precept the 4th year pharmacy students
  • Teaching certificate through Shenandoah University School of Pharmacy
  • Opportunities to teach at Shenandoah University School of Pharmacy
  • Present journal articles, cases, MUE and topics when assigned to pharmacy and/or other hospital staff
  • Patient education and discharge counseling

Service leadership

  • Every second weekend the resident will staff alternate between first and second shift. On first shift weekends the resident will function as lead pharmacist.
  • Service on hospital and department committees

Applications

Application information: Interested applicants should apply for consideration by using the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS). Please submit your application through this service no later than program specific deadlines as outlined below.

Application deadline: January 5, 2018

Contact

Sanaa Belrhiti, PharmD, BCPS
Internal medicine clinical specialist
PGY1 residency program director
Novant Health UVA Health System Prince William Medical Center
8700 Sudley Road
Manassas, VA 20110
Phone: 703-369-8146
Email: sbelrhiti@novanthealth.org

Program completion

Upon completion, residents will have gained the following skills:

  • Direct patient care skills with focus on: diabetes, anticoagulation, transition of care, medicine
  • Teaching and precepting skills
  • Project management and drug information

Benefits

  • Stipend: $48,000
  • Leave availability: 10 days
  • Health insurance: Medical insurance provided with low monthly premium
  • Vision and dental insurance are also available with low monthly premium
  • Discounts: Employee discount program offers discounts on services and products from both local and national business
  • Parking: On-site parking provided free of charge
  • Professional development: Monies are available for the ASHP midyear meeting, Eastern States Residency Conference, and also for various CE programs
  • Poster reimbursement: Monies may also be provided for posters presented at an education or professional meeting
  • Additional items: Office space provided with computer
  • One personalized lab coat
  • Access to online and hospital libraries
  • Note that some travel may be required for rotations