Physicians Regional Healthcare System PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency
Physicians Regional Healthcare System
Location: Naples, Florida
Physicians Regional Healthcare System's postgraduate year one (PGY1) program is designed to develop independent clinical pharmacists in ASHP pre-candidate status. Our PGY-1 program is designed to provide post-doctoral residents a distinctive learning experience. Our program offers core rotations, longitudinal experiences and elective options between our two healthcare institutions in an idyllic Southwest Florida setting.
Our residents will be prepared to enter the ever-changing healthcare environment, after furthering their leadership skills and professional abilities. Our residents will have the opportunity to develop inter-professional relationships throughout our healthcare system.
The purpose of our PGY1 pharmacy residency is to build on the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education in an effort to contribute to the development of a clinical pharmacist who is responsible for a wide-range of medication related patient care, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) training.
The pharmacy residency at Physicians Regional Healthcare System is dedicated to the development of caring, professional and competent clinical pharmacists who can deliver the highest quality of pharmaceutical care to the community.
Residency Program Specifics
Number of PGY1 Pharmacy Residents: 2 Period of Appointment: 12 months Staffing Coverage: every other weekend, assigned holidays, staffing weekly
Each resident will:
Conduct a medication use evaluation
Complete and present at Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee meeting
Assist in precepting undergraduate Pharm.D. students
Complete a research project
Present a project at the Florida Residency Conference
Participate in various hospital committees (examples: antimicrobial stewardship, medication safety, opioid stewardship)
Our program offers a diverse assortment of patient care experiences, the ability to choose from a variety of elective rotations, training that will prepare residents for a clinical pharmacist role upon completion of the program, flexibility in regards to interests and future career goals, potential for employment within our hospital system upon completion, and supportive preceptors.
Salary: $50,000 paid biweekly Insurance: medical, dental, and vision plans available from Physicians Regional Healthcare System Vacation/professional/sick leave:
PTO: 152 hours accrued annually
Sick time: 64 hours accrued annually
Professional leave/project time: scheduled with residency program director, includes time to take licensure exams, job and/or PGY2 interviews, travel to and from conferences
All residents are provided with a stipend to support travel, lodging, and registration fees for the purposes of professional conferences. The amount of the travel stipend is determined each year and may not cover all travel expenses.
The PGY1 Pharmacy Residents will be expected to attend the following:
ASHP Midyear meeting
Florida Residency Conference
Physicians Regional Healthcare System participates in the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Resident Matching Program.
We utilize the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS). In order to apply for the PGY1 pharmacy residency, we do not require anything beyond the standard PhORCAS requirements.
Applicants register for the Match via the online registration portal shared by the Match and the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS). Applicant registration opens November 2, 2022.
Complete applications include:
Transcript of the applicant’s grades
Letter of Intent
Current curriculum vitae
Standardized Reference Forms supplied by PhORCAS from three (3) professional sources.
Deadline for applications: December 31, 2022
After completed applications have been reviewed, the residency selection committee will notify selected applicants to arrange an on-site or virtual interview.
Official start date for the residency: June 19, 2023
Application requirements include:
Pharm.D. from accredited college/school of pharmacy, or equivalent
Current Florida licensure, or will obtain licensure within 90 days
Physicians Regional Healthcare System's three Naples hospitals provide quality care to the Naples and the greater Southwest Florida community with the objective of offering more options and improved access to healthcare for all citizens and visitors. Our three Naples hospitals and more than 300 physicians are recognized within their fields, offering advanced medical care in more than 45 specialties and subspecialties, including programs in 24-hour emergency care, cardiology, vascular disease, digestive diseases, research, orthopaedic care, spine care, neurosurgery, and women's services. Vision: To be the healthcare system of choice to deliver and receive care. Purpose: Our mission is to help people get well and live healthier lives. To provide safe, quality healthcare and build enduring relationships with our patients. To provide value for the people and communities we serve.