We are very excited that you are considering Community Health Systems (CHS) for your pharmacy health system administration residency. CHSPSC, LLC is a healthcare management company that offers a plethora of opportunities for you to be involved in various areas of healthcare at both hospital and corporate healthcare management levels. This residency is unique in that it can be tailored to you and your personal career goals. We know that finding the best residency for you can be a difficult process. We are here to help you in your journey so please let us know if you have any questions about our program. We wish you the best of luck in your residency search and hope to meet you at one of our recruiting events!
– Trent Beach, Residency Director
The residency focuses on preparing the resident for a future in healthcare administration through longitudinal experiences in enterprise leadership, data analytics, formulary management, and much more. By exposing the resident to these dynamic areas of pharmacy, he/she will gain first-hand experience in developing solutions for issues in healthcare.
The PGY1/PGY2 is a two year residency where the first year focuses on building clinical skills and the second year focuses on developing key leadership abilities within both the hospital and corporate pharmacy setting.
Community Health Systems, Inc. is one of the nation’s leading operators of general acute care hospitals. The organization’s affiliates own, operate or lease 118 hospitals in 20 states with approximately 20,000 licensed beds. Affiliated hospitals are dedicated to providing quality healthcare for local residents and contribute to the economic development of their communities. Based on the unique needs of each community served, these hospitals offer a wide range of diagnostic, medical and surgical services in inpatient and outpatient settings.
From the Grand Ole Opry to the Ryman Auditorium, musicians have called Nashville home since the 1870s. While Nashville may be known for the lively music scene, it is also the healthcare industry capital of the country. Nearly 400 health care companies have operations in Nashville making the Nashville area a great place to be involved with the future of healthcare.
The CHSPSC, LLC corporate office is located in Franklin, Tennessee. Located about 20 miles from the heart of Nashville, Franklin is known for its historic downtown and local festivals. The CHSPSC, LLC’s headquarters is located in the Cool Springs area of Franklin and is surrounded by local restaurants and shops.
Please sign up through ASHP Personnel Placement Services (PPS) for an opportunity to meet and talk to the residency directors, current resident, and preceptors to learn more about CHS. A PPS interview is not required for residency consideration but will help us get to know you better.
Trent Beach, Pharm.D., MBA, MHA, BCPS, FASHP, FACHE
Sara Brandon, Pharm.D.
Alexis Schrieber, Pharm.D.
“I was looking for a PGY2 administration residency that would challenge and develop me as a leader. This opportunity gave me the chance to learn about pharmacy administration, ultimately helping me identify the setting I wanted to practice in.”
– Laura Kroon, Pharm.D.
“Emerging pharmacy leaders are increasingly positioned as an integral part of the health system leadership team. Here, the resident takes on a leadership role to provide high-quality services, usher in transformational change, and develop integrated pharmacy services across markets.”
– Trent Beach , Pharm.D.
“CHS allows you to explore your interest areas. With the diversity of the CHS hospitals, residents can get involved in almost any aspect of healthcare. The pharmacy leadership team encourages you to pursue your own interests and helps tailor the experience to you.”
– Alexis Schrieber, Pharm.D.
“CHS offers a variety of dynamic health care settings that encourage both professional growth and facilitate opportunities for direct patient care. As a CHS pharmacist, you will be given autonomy and evidence based tools to impact patient lives and the community.”
– Scott Faw, Pharm.D.
Laura Kroon, Pharm.D.
Robley Bartholomew, Pharm.D., MHSA