New Ulm Medical Center

Vital Site Stats

Host Site: New Ulm Medical Center
NMS Match Code: 111213
Site Emphasis: Rural Health
Program Length: 1 year
No. of Positions: 1 per year
Site Coordinator: Jacklyn Rust, PharmD
Additional Preceptors: Reid Horning, PharmD

Site Profile

New Ulm Medical Center (NUMC) is a 35-bed critical access hospital and integrated clinic supporting New Ulm and surrounding communities. Hospital services include general and orthopedic surgery, intensive care, OB/GYN, emergency medicine, behavioral health and substance abuse care. The clinic provided over 97,000 outpatient visits and offers family practice, internal medicine, oncology, pediatrics, surgery, laboratory, radiology and several visiting specialties. NUMC remains one of the Nation's Top Performing Hospitals as reported by Joint Commission for key quality measures and is also ranked in the Top 3% of Hospitals in the Nation to receive both the Patient Safety ExcellenceTM Award and the Outstanding Patient ExperienceTM Award from Healthgrades®.

Mission: We serve our communities by providing exceptional care as we prevent illness, restore health and give comfort to all who entrust us with their care.
Vision: We will put the patient first; make a difference in people's lives by providing exceptional care and service; create a healing environment where passionate people thrive and excel; and lead collaborative efforts that solve our community's health care challenges.

Values
• Integrity: We match our actions with our words.
• Respect: We treat everyone with honor, dignity and courtesy
• Trust: We act in the best interests of our patients, physicians, communities and one another.
• Compassion: We create a caring environment for our patients and one another.
• Stewardship: We use our resources wisely.

Pharmacy Services: NUMC pharmacists provide order entry verification, supervise technicians, answer drug information questions, provide pulmonary rehabilitation education, and patient rounding. Services include medication therapy management, warfarin management, kinetics, tobacco cessation, and sterile IV compounding. The pharmacy is staffed by three full-time pharmacists, one half-time pharmacist and 3 full-time technicians.

NUMC has a fully integrated electronic medical record in both the hospital and clinic. Automatic dispensing machines interfaced with the electronic medical record serve as the primary method of medication dispensing.

Educational Experience

The resident will spend at least 50% of their time expanding and improving pharmacy services in the ambulatory setting. Outpatient activities will include MTM, oncology, emergency medicine, and disease state management (i.e. asthma and COPD). Inpatient responsibilities will include pharmacy dosing services, sterile and chemotherapy compounding, medication error reporting, etc. The resident will also be involved in operations activities such as 340b drug pricing, P&T committee, formulary management, medication reconciliation and more. The resident will be expected to provide education for staff as well as assist in training pharmacy students.
The resident will share staffing responsibilities which can include weekdays, weekends, holidays and on-call staffing. Hospital staffing will comprise 10% of the residency experience and will be flexible based on the needs of the department.
The goal of this residency is provide training across a variety of departments and functions and to produce a multifaceted practitioner who will utilize their training in a rural health environment.

Site Coordinator

rust photoJaclyn Rust, PharmD, received her undergraduate education at the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota in 2010, and graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy-Twin Cities in 2014.  Following graduation, she completed the residency at the New Ulm Medical Center, worked at the Allina Health New Ulm Pharmacy for two years, and took over as pharmacy coordinator for the New Ulm Medical Center in 2017.  As pharmacy coordinator she oversees multidisciplinary clinical initiatives within the hospital and the clinic and enjoys precepting IPPE and APPE students.

Preceptors

Reid Horning, PharmD, graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy in 2000 and worked in a community pharmacy setting for two years. Dr. Horning joined NUMC in 2002 as a staff pharmacist and then accepted the Pharmacy Manager position in 2004. Since this time Dr. Horning has lead and coordinated Pharmacy Department initiatives including implementation of the integrated electronic medical record, expansion of the automated dispensing machine medication distribution system, sterile compounding service compliant with USP 797, and a 340B drug discount procurement program. He also serves on various committees devoted to medication safety and performance improvement. Dr. Horning was appointed a Clinical Instructor with the University of Minnesota in 2009 and precepts introductory and advanced practice pharmacy externship students.