Pharmacy Post Grad Resident Year 2

    Renown Health
    Reno, NV
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    Job Description

    About Renown Health:

    Renown Health is northern Nevada's healthcare leader and Reno's only locally owned, not-for-profit health system. We are an entire network of hospitals, primary care offices, urgent care centers, lab services, medical specialties, and x-ray and imaging services - with more than 7,000 nurses, doctors and care providers dedicated to the health and well-being of our community.

    Position Overview

    Position Purpose

    The PGY2 Pharmacy Resident position is designed to transition the resident from a general pharmacy practitioner to a pharmacy specialist that focuses on a specific area of practice. The PGY2 position is designed to increase the resident's depth of knowledge, skills, attitudes, and abilities to raise the level of expertise in mediation therapy management and clinical leadership in the area of focus.

    Nature and Scope

    The PGY2 pharmacy residency is designed to meet and adhere to the standards and practice principles set forth by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).

    The PGY2 residency program is designed to develop accountability; practice patterns; habits; and expert knowledge, skills, attitudes, and abilities in the respective advanced area of pharmacy practice. The PGY2 residency builds upon the broad-based competencies achieved in a PGY1 residency, deepening the resident's ability to provide care in the most complex of cases or in the support of care through practice leadership. Therefore, the PGY2 residency provides residents with opportunities to function independently as practitioners by conceptualizing and integrating accumulated experience and knowledge and transforming both into improved medication therapy for patients. A resident who completes successfully the PGY2 residency should possess competencies that enable attainment of board certification in the practice area, where board certification for the practice area exists.

    The residency is conducted over a 12 month period, generally July through June. During this time the resident will complete various rotations that are either required or desired by the resident. A timeline of the rotations and their durations as well as a timeline for the resident project are developed during the first month of the residency and are based upon both resident and director desires, goals, and areas of interest. This timeline is a guide for the resident and director. Adjustments and changes can be made throughout the year. The resident is also expected to staff a minimum of four shifts per month performing the duties in the areas where competency has been achieved or demonstrate an equivalent benefit to the pharmacy department as agreed upon by the pharmacy clinical manager and corresponding residency director.

    The resident will be assessed and evaluated regularly in order to provide valuable feedback and to ensure that the goals and objectives of the program are being met.

    This position does provide patient care.


    The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.

    Minimum Qualifications
    Requirements - Required and/or Preferred




    Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing and speaking English. A Doctor of Pharmacy degree and Completion of an ASHP accredited PGY1 residency is required.


    Completed intern hours as required by the Nevada State Board of Pharmacy.


    Registered Pharmacist in the state of NevadaORawaiting results from the NAPLEX and MPJE from the Nevada State Board of Pharmacy. Permanent Registered Pharmacist licensure must be obtained within 120 days from the beginning of the program.


    Healthcare BLS and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within the first 90 days of employment is required.

    Computer / Typing:

    Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.


    Renown Health exists to make a genuine difference in the health and well-being of the people and communities we serve. And it is through your passion that this mission is made real every day. The relationship with employees is the foundation for success as we proceed with our strategic direction. We strive to build upon this solid partnership by offering a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that meets the diverse needs of employees and their family members.

    Withmy CAREER Rewardsthere's peace of mind in knowing that Renown Health is also fighting for the most important things in your life - family, finances and future. Navigate options and make sure you are getting the most value from your Nursing career with us.

    Education Assistance:
    The Education Assistance Program offers reimbursement and repayment opportunities as well as educational and financial guidance from experts.
    • Tuition and Certification Reimbursement
    • Student Loan Repayment*
    • Bright Horizons Education & College Advising
    *Full time employees can take advantage of concurrent participation in student loan repayment and tuition and certification reimbursement up to a combined limit of $4,000 per year.

    Health Tracks - Wellness Discount:
    Healthy Tracks is a powerful tool that can help you become an inspiring example of health and well-being for our community. Through participation, you can earn wellness discounts on your health insurance as well as being recognized through Everyday Amazing by completing Healthy Tracks activities.
    • Affordable medical, Rx, vision and dental coverages
    • Health Tracks Wellness Program/Wellness discounts
    • Health coaching/Health Improvement Program
    • Fitbit
    • Fitness club discounts
    Paid Time Off:
    To promote resilience, Renown offers full and part-time employees up to 10 paid holidays and vacation time, which are combined together in an annual leave bank. Annual leave front load or accrual amounts are based on the employee's type of position, length of service in a benefit eligible position and full time equivalent (FTE).
    • Paid sick leave and military leave
    401(k) Company Match:
    Retirement savings is one of the most important benefits any employer can offer. Administered by The Vanguard Group, one of the nation's most respected 401(k) investment companies, Renown Health's Retirement Savings Plan is designed to help you on your journey to a comfortable financial future.

    Flexibile Work Environment:
    Renown Health recognizes that employees have diverse personal and family needs. A flexible work schedule can assist employees in balancing work and personal commitments, while meeting business needs and objectives.
    • A healthy and safe Culture
    • Flexible Work Arrangements such as alternate work schedules, self-scheduling, compressed work weeks and telecommuting

    Posting ID: 556638337Posted: 2020-05-21