Phoenix VA Healthcare System, Phoenix, AZ

Last updated: 09/14/2021

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Jessica Hopper, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCPP
4 years as an RPD
650 E Indian School Rd
Dep 119
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Primary Practice: Inpatient psychiatry
2 positions reported
Phone: 602-277-5551 x6068
Email: jessica.hopper@va.gov
Web: https://www.phoenix.va.gov/caree...

Maximum Number of Positions

  • PGY1: 0
  • PGY2 Psychiatry: 2
  • PGY2 Neurology: 0

Program Details

  • Primary Practice Site: VAMC
  • PGY2 Required Practice Settings: 30% Inpatient / 70% Outpatient
  • ASHP Accreditation Status: Yes (code: 81023)
  • NMS Participant: Yes (code: 699466)
  • Program Inception: 2013
  • Application Deadline: January 2
  • Starting Date: July 1
  • Estimated Stipend: $51000
  • Financial Support for CPNP Annual Meeting: Partial Support
  • Fringe Benefits: Paid federal holidays, paid sick leave, paid annual leave, Lunch provided daily
  • Interviews Required: Yes
  • Offers pre-commitment: Yes

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
  • Consultation liaison psychiatry
  • Emergency psychiatry
  • Geriatric psychiatry
  • Neurology
  • Pain management
  • Substance abuse

PGY2 Features

  • PGY2 Staffing Component: No (or N/A)
  • PGY2 Teaching Component: Yes, Required
  • PGY2 Teaching Certificate Program: Yes, Optional
  • PGY2 Other Features: Teaching certificate is a vailable and may be added. We have a diverse rotation availability including: Pain, Neurology, Emergency Department and Hospice/Palliative care
  • PGY2 Preceptors: 4 BCPPs, 9 Other Pharmacists, 1 Non-Pharmacists

Program Philosophy

Provide learning experiences that foster independence and quality clinical care.