The PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at Ocean Medical Center is an extensive 12-month program designed to develop a confident, well-rounded and independent pharmacy practitioner. Our program is designed to incorporate the interests and goals of the individual resident while ensuring a broad hospital pharmacy practice experience in a community teaching setting. The resident will be exposed to a wide variety of patient care areas through robust core learning experiences and will become an integral part of the interdisciplinary teams.
The structure and curriculum of the residency program provides the residents with a wide range of experiences with a diverse patient population and a variety of disease states.
The residents will be scheduled for 7 core learning experiences and 3 elective learning experiences of their choice. Each rotation is scheduled for 5 weeks.
The residents will also have the opportunity to take 5 core longitudinal learning experiences throughout the residency year.
Core Learning Experiences (required)
Transitions of Care
Core Longitudinal Experiences (required) • Leadership and Practice Management • Major Project • Pharmacy Practice • Teaching and Learning Certificate Program
To be considered for a PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency at Ocean Medical Center, you must:
Have obtained a Pharm.D. from an ACPE-accredited college of pharmacy.
Be eligible for licensure as a registered pharmacist in the state of New Jersey.
Provide identification of US Citizenship or Permanent Residence Status.
Be enrolled in the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Residency Matching Program.
Applicants may register for the matching program via www.natmatch.com/ashprmp.
Submit the required materials in PhORCAS by the January 5th deadline.
Letter of Intent
Official Academic Transcripts
Three Letters of Recommendation-One letter of recommendation from faculty/clinical preceptor
Application Deadline – All application materials must be received by January 5th.
Interview – An in-person interview at Ocean Medical Center is required.
About Ocean Medical Center
Ocean Medical Center Hackensack Meridian is a 357-bed non-profit community-based teaching hospital with an acute rehabilitation facility located in Brick, New Jersey. Ocean Medical Center Hackensack Meridian is part of the largest, most comprehensive and integrated health care network in New Jersey. Hackensack Meridian Health comprises 17 hospitals from Bergen to Ocean counties, which includes three academic medical centers, two children’s hospitals,nine community hospitals, a behavioral health hospital, and two rehabilitation centers.
Ocean Medical Center is located in the heart of Ocean County in close proximity to nearly 44 miles of Jersey Shore’s soft sandy beaches. Ocean Medical Center offers the convenience and easy access of a community hospital, while maintaining cutting edge technology and expertise of a major medical center with top specialists in emergency, cardiovascular, women’s health, cancer, and orthopedic services. With more than 650 physicians and over 1,800 dedicated health care professionals, Ocean Medical Center is where people of all ages come for leading-edge care.
At Ocean Medical Center, we derive our strength from Hackensack Meridian Health’s unique philosophy
that focuses on innovation and a commitment to excellence in patient care.