VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System, Reno , NV

Last updated: 08/27/2019

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Kelly Krieger PharmD BCPP
1 years as an RPD
975 Kirman Avenue
Reno , NV 89502
Primary Practice: Inpatient mental health
10 positions reported
Phone: 775-326-2950

Maximum Number of Positions

  • PGY1: 6
  • PGY2 Psychiatry: 1
  • PGY2 Neurology: 0

Program Details

  • Primary Practice Site: VAMC
  • PGY2 Required Practice Settings: 30% Inpatient / 30% Outpatient
  • ASHP Accreditation Status: Yes (code: 85006)
  • NMS Participant: Yes (code: 699666 )
  • Program Inception: 2015
  • Application Deadline: 1/10/2020
  • Starting Date: 7/6/2020, possibly 1 week flexible
  • Estimated Stipend: 44,994
  • Financial Support for CPNP Annual Meeting: Partial Support
  • Fringe Benefits: 13 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid federal holidays
  • Interviews Required: Yes
  • Offers pre-commitment: Yes, if a PGY1 on site, will do interviews

Special Requirements for Application

  • PharmD
  • Completion of PGY1 Residency OR equivalent experience
  • College transcripts
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letters of recommendation (3)
  • US Citizenship

PGY2 Rotations offered

  • Adult inpatient psychiatry
  • Adult outpatient psychiatry
  • Geriatric psychiatry
  • Neurology
  • Pain management
  • Substance abuse

PGY2 Features

  • PGY2 Staffing Component: No (or N/A)
  • PGY2 Teaching Component: Yes, Optional
  • PGY2 Teaching Certificate Program: Yes, Optional
  • PGY2 Other Features: Residents are offered a teaching certificate. Residents are given the opportunity to create and present a CE at the State Board of Pharmacy annual meeting.
  • PGY2 Preceptors: 3 BCPPs, 6 Other Pharmacists, 1 Non-Pharmacists

PGY1 Elective Rotations offered

  • Psychiatry

PGY1 Special Features

Teaching certificate is offered, ASIST training is offered

Program Philosophy

To create positive resident experiences so they can become independent psychiatric pharmacists. They will be well prepared to work in an outpatient and inpatient setting in adult psychiatric care.

Site Special Features

Residency involves practice at a Veteran's hospital and it is a teaching hospital.