West Kendall Baptist Hospital PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
Baptist Health Pharmacy Residency Programs
Location: Miami, Florida
The purpose of West Kendall’s residency program is to develop a well-rounded pharmacist competent in providing clinical services as well as drug distribution who can practice confidently in a community hospital or continue to a PGY2 program for specialized training. The pharmacy practice residency at West Kendall is a 52-week training program designed to provide a broad foundation for an integrated pharmacy practice in the community hospital setting. The program aims to enhance the resident’s competencies in managing medication-use systems and optimizing drug therapy. The Clinical Pharmacy Manager serves as the Residency Program Director. The residency preceptors and mentors are comprised of the clinical pharmacists, clinical specialists, managers and the director of pharmacy. The program is designed to foster professional growth and independence while providing mentorship and supervision.
Candidates must possess a Pharm.D. degree from an ACPE accredited college of pharmacy and Florida licensure (or eligible). Residency candidates must submit a Curriculum Vitae, official transcripts, a letter of intent, and three letters of recommendation using the standard reference recommendation forms in PhORCAS™. Candidates must participate in the Resident Matching Program.
With more than 1.5 million patient visits every year from the Florida Keys to Palm Beach County, Baptist Health demonstrates a commitment to clinical and service excellence. Patients and their families from around the world travel to South Florida to receive expert care from the Baptist Health team. With approximately 23,000 employees and more than 4,000 physicians in virtually all specialties – many with national and international reputations – Baptist Health is South Florida’s world-class healthcare organization. A culture of quality and dedication is instilled into every member of the Baptist Health family.