Pharmacy Residency Programs

Pharmacy Residency TeamWe are redefining the managed care pharmacist role by combining pharmacy benefit and population management principles to develop a strong pharmacist network across all settings to improve member health.

You will know how to administer the pharmacy benefit to maximize the impact of the healthcare team across the continuum of health, illness and advanced illness through medications. We have been awarded full ASHP accreditation through 2022 for both our PGY-1 and PGY-2 residency programs

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Managed Care Pharmacy Residency Program (PGY-1)

Our PGY-1 Managed Care Residency Program prepares pharmacists to become specialists in pharmacy benefit management optimized towards high value targeted population management.

Through this process you will produce/track positive health outcomes for vulnerable Medicaid and Special Needs Medicare patients towards specific pharmacy benefit and quality metrics. You will know how to administer the pharmacy benefit to maximize the impact of the healthcare team across the continuum of health, illness and advanced illness through medications.

Upon completion of the PGY-1 residency program, the Resident will be prepared for specific positions, such as:

  1. Medication Therapy Management pharmacist
  2. Prior authorization pharmacist
  3. Formulary/benefits management pharmacist
  4. Clinical pharmacy program coordinator
  5. Population management pharmacist
  6. PGY-2 residency or fellowship

 

Related Documents:

Position Description - Managed Care Pharmacy Resident (PGY-1)

2016 Pharmacy Residency Policies and Procedures

Read about our PGY-1 team!

 

 

Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency Program (PGY-2)

Our PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency is designed to transition PGY-1 residency graduates from a generalist practice to a specialized practice. Our program prepares clinical pharmacists to become specialists in targeted population management. Residents will track health outcomes for vulnerable Medicaid patients and will learn how to contribute to patient care as part of a health team to maximize positive outcomes. Our residents focus on clinical ambulatory management and coordination of CareOregon patients throughout the continuum of care.

Our PGY2 residency in Ambulatory Care provides an opportunity for pharmacists to expand on previous experience in pharmacy practice or ambulatory care to develop transition of care and population health management pharmacy services in collaboration with our Coordinated Care Organizations (CCO) Columbia Pacific, Jackson Care Connect and HealthShare as well as established primary care clinic partnerships. The program focus is on service development and business justification for services within home based pharmacy care, telemedicine, plan based operations, primary care clinic operations, data analytics and panel management to expand pharmacist clinical services to regions within the Portland metro area and rural partners served by CareOregon.

The resident has a role in developing pharmacists' roles in transitions of care, disease state management, telehealth services and population management.

Patient care and opportunities are provided at several core sites that include:

  • CareOregon Advanced Illness (Interdisciplinary Case Management)
  • CareOregon Spotlight Case Management (Panel Management)
  • CareOregon & CCO Telehealth-based Pharmacy Services
  • CareOregon Transitions of care pharmacy services
  • CareOregon Quality & Surveillance pharmacy services
  • CareOregon Clinic Development Capstone Elective
  • Lean Healthcare West Process Improvement Green Belt Certification

Upon completion of the PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy residency program, the resident will be prepared for specific positions such as:

  1. Clinic Ambulatory Care Pharmacist
  2. Health-System Ambulatory Care Pharmacist
  3. Managed Care Ambulatory Care Pharmacist
  4. Clinical pharmacy program coordinator
  5. Panel Management Pharmacist
  6. Transitions of Care Pharmacist
  7. Clinical Faculty or Adjunct Clinical Faculty with a College of Pharmacy
  8. Fellowship

 

Related Documents:

Program Description - Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Resident (PGY-2)

2016 Pharmacy Residency Policies and Procedures

Read about our PGY-2 team!



How to apply:

Download the complete application instructions here.

To be considered as a candidate for CareOregon Pharmacy Residency Programs PGY-1 or PGY-2, applicants are required to submit the following materials PhORCAS by Friday, December 30, 2016 (Midnight EST).

1.A letter of interest describing why you have chosen to complete a PGY-1 or PGY-2 residency and why you are specifically interested in the residency at CareOregon (please include an e-mail address in this letter).

2.Three letters of recommendation from faculty or work supervisors. At least two must be familiar with your clerkship, as well as your internship and/or residency performance.

3. An official transcript of all course work completed in any and all post-secondary education.

4. A current curriculum vitae.

5. One professional writing sample (e.g., newsletter, published manuscript, drug monograph/review, etc.)

Download the application instructions for a detailed explanation of evaluation criteria.


Application Website

ASHP Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS) at http://www.ashp.org/phorcas. Please specify PGY-1 NMS Match Number 233214 or PGY-2 NMS Match Number 719665.


Please do not hesitate to contact us if you should have any questions regarding our expanding program or the exciting opportunities that await you with CareOregon. 

We are excited for potential opportunities to work with you and in possibly helping you meet the challenges of your career. 

Best regards,

James Slater, PharmD
Executive Director of Pharmacy Services

pharmacyresidencies@careoregon.org

Managed Care Pharmacy Residency Program (PGY-1)

Our post-graduate first year residency (PGY-1) in Managed Care is an innovative postgraduate program of clinical experience in the managed care setting. Residents work closely with providers, support staff, medical residents and community partners. The resident pharmacist will participate in the direct management of high-risk Medicaid and Medicaid patients. Our (PGY-1) Managed Care Pharmacy Residency prepares clinical pharmacists to become specialists in pharmacy benefit management optimized towards high value targeted population management. Through this process residents will produce/track positive health outcomes for vulnerable Medicaid and Special Needs Medicare patients towards specific pharmacy benefit and quality metrics. The resident pharmacist will know how to administer the pharmacy benefit to maximize the impact of the healthcare team across the continuum of health, illness and advanced illness through medications.

Related Documents:

PGY1 Overview

PGY 1 and 2 Overview

PhorCas PGY1 Managed Care Resident

Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency Program (PGY-2)

Our (PGY-2) Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency is designed to transition (PGY-1) residency graduates from generalist practice to specialized practice focused on the clinical ambulatory management and coordination of CareOregon patients throughout their continuum of care. Graduates of our (PGY-2) Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency will be well-equipped to provide exemplary patient-centered medication therapy and initiate and establish successful clinical pharmacy services in diverse healthcare settings. We are confident that our ambulatory care residents will complete our program a highly competent clinician capable of establishing a clinical service and teaching program in any ambulatory care setting.

Related Documents:

PGY2 Overview

PGY 1 and 2 Overview

PhorCas PGY2 Ambulatory Care Resident


Get to know our Residency Team

Pharmacy Residencies is a growing department here at CareOregon, comprised of independent and innovative thinkers.


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How to apply:

To be considered as a candidate for either residency program you are required to submit the following items to the residency program director through PhorCas no later than Thursday, December 31st, 2015 (Midnight EST); Managed Care Residency NMS Match # 233214 or Ambulatory Care Residency NMS Match# #719665. 

1. Application through the ASHP Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS). 

2. A letter of interest describing why the applicant has chosen to complete the residency and why he/she is specifically interested in the residency at CareOregon (please include an e-mail address). 

3. Three letters of recommendation from faculty or work supervisors. At least two must be familiar with the applicant’s clerkship and applicable PGY-1 residency or professional performance. 

4. An official transcript of all course work completed in the professional pharmacy curriculum.

5. A current curriculum vitae. 

6. One professional writing sample (newsletter, published manuscript, drug monograph/review, etc). Please do not hesitate to contact us if you should have any questions regarding our expanding program or the exciting opportunities that await you with CareOregon. 

We are excited for potential opportunities to work with you and in possibly helping you meet the challenges of your career. 

Best regards, 

Kara Lee Shirley, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCPP. Director, Pharmacy Residency Programs Ambulatory Care Clinical Supervisor CareOregon