Post-Grad Year 2 Overview

Contact

James Cattin - Director of Pharmacy and PGY2 Residency director

James Cattin, RPH, MS

Director of Pharmacy
Residency Director – PGY2
207-973-8288
jcattin@northernlight.org

The Director of Pharmacy serves as the Program Director and primary preceptor of the PGY2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration Residency Program. The resident will participate as an active member of the pharmacy leadership team and will have input on key hospital issues that impact the medication use process. The resident will assume staffing and clinical responsibilities four days per month.

Experiences and areas of focus include:

  • Pharmacy Operations

  • Financial Management

  • Medication-Use Policy

  • Medication Safety/Security

  • Human Resources Management

  • Strategic Planning

  • Participation in Committees

  • Performance and Quality Improvement

  • Regulatory and Accreditation Requirements

  • Clinical and Operational Planning

  • Information Systems

  • Technology Systems

  • Precepting PGY1 Residents

  • Special Projects

  • Staffing in Decentral and Central Pharmacy Areas


The Director of Pharmacy serves as the Program Director and primary preceptor of the program. The resident will participate as an active member of the pharmacy leadership team, and will have input on key hospital issues that impact the medication use process. The resident will assume staffing and clinical responsibilities four days per month.