Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is an 886-bed non-profit, acute, quaternary, teaching Level I Trauma Center hospital located in the heart of Los Angeles, California. The Department of Pharmacy has over approximately 400 staff members who provide comprehensive inpatient pharmacy services as well as outpatient services via 2 cancer centers and 3 outpatient pharmacies. The Department of Pharmacy is committed to the education and training of pharmacists, students/interns, residents, technicians, and other health care professionals. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (CSMC) is affiliated with several Schools of Pharmacy and offers PGY1 and PGY2 residency programs. The residency and student experiential programs at CSMC continue to grow with every successive year, where nearly 100 residents have graduated from the PGY1 pharmacy residency program since 1985 and more than 200 student rotations are offered at CSMC annually. Recently, CSMC was recognized and bestowed "Site of the Year" awards by two major affiliated CA Schools of Pharmacy for providing an exceptional experiential learning environment for their students.
Do you work well in a large team environment where critical thinking is essential?
The PGY-2 Pharmacy Administration Leadership Resident at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center will receive a one year training in health-system pharmacy administration. He/She will serve as a member of the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Pharmacy Administration team and participate in planning, development, implementation and evaluation of programs and services. They will exercise leadership and problem-solving skills through participation in departmental and organizational initiatives. The PGY-2 resident will also serve as the Pharmacy Administrator on-call in order to master managing pharmacy operations and human resources. Additionally, the Resident will develop teaching skills by serving as a preceptor for pharmacy practice residents and students. The Resident will develop a commitment to improving pharmacy practice through presentations at state and national meetings and contributions to pharmacy publications.
Educational Requi rements
Graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree
Current intern license in California
California pharmacist licensure obtained within 90 days of program initiation
BLS certification as outlined in the Pharmacist Responsibilities in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation(C.P.R.) and Code Blue Procedure: Pharmacy Policy and Procedure
Candidates should have completed a PGY1 residency or have a minimum of 2 years of hospital experience.
Project management skills
Knowledge of office software, e.g., Microsoft Office
Ability to serve as preceptor for students
Knowledge of laws, regulations and standards relative to hospital pharmacy
Clinical knowledge in drug therapy management of common disease, conditions and procedures
Ability to evaluate medications regimen to meet patient needs
Working Title: Pharmacy - PGY2 Health System Leadership Residency
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major t...eaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.