This is a part-time (50% effort) residency to be completed over 2 residency years where the resident will spend 3 days a week at the learning site. There is no staffing component.
The primary training site is the University of Connecticut/Saint Francis Primary Care Center at the Burgdorf Health Center (aka the Burgdorf Clinic) in Hartford, Connecticut. The Burgdorf Clinic is a busy urban multidisciplinary primary care clinic that is affiliated with the University of Connecticut's Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, and Dentistry; and the nursing, podiatry, physician assistant, and other allied health professional programs within Connecticut. The clinic is a recognized patient-centered medical home. Pharmacotherapy services are fully integrated into clinical and educational activities at the clinic and multiple unique opportunities for patient care and interprofessional collaboration exist.
This training program is designed to provide a variety of experiences needed to foster the resident's ability to function as an independent clinical pharmacist in ambulatory care settings. Required and elective learning experiences include comprehensive primary care, Walk-In Clinic/triage, pain management, pediatrics, and the development of new clinical services. Research and scholarship experiences are also provided. In addition, the resident will engage in clinical and didactic teaching activities and have the opportunity to complete a teaching certificate program. The resident will be able to work with the residency director to tailor the various learning experiences to her/his specific needs.
Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must have a PharmD degree from an ACPE-accredited school of pharmacy and be licensed or eligible for licensure as a pharmacist in Connecticut at the start of the residency year. Applicants should possess a strong therapeutics knowledge base, have excellent communication, interpersonal, and multi-tasking skills; and be highly motivated to provide pharmacist care in ambulatory settings. Applicants who have completed a pharmacy practice residency or with equivalent experience are encouraged to apply.
This is a part-time (50% effort), 11- month, annually renewable position with an expected duration and funding for two years. The expected start date is July 1, 2013 and expected end date, contingent on funding, performance and academic mission, is June 30, 2015. The salary for this position is $35,000 over the two year period. Benefits include: health insurance, time off for attendance at professional meetings/interviews, as approved; flexibility in residency program; no staffing component; and the ability to provide clinical services in a unique setting and with a wide variety of health care professionals (medical, nursing, physician assistants, dieticians, etc.).
Interested applicants should apply online by Monday January 14, 2013 using Husky Hire to upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and copy of academic transcripts. Three letters of recommendation, at least one of which must be from a preceptor on a clinical rotation, must be emailed by January 14, 2013 to: Devra K. Dang, Pharm.D., BCPS, CDE at firstname.lastname@example.org . Letters of recommendation may also be sent to Devra Dang, PharmD at Burgdorf Health Center - Adult Medicine Clinic, 131 Coventry Street, Hartford, CT 06112; 860-714-3626. Qualified applicants will be invited for a required on-site interview. The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.