This ASHP-accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency program is designed to develop clinical skills essential for a clinical pharmacy specialist and provide a basis to advance to a PGY2. Clinical pharmacy specialists practicing in Sarasota are a critical component of the patient aligned care team (PACT). Pharmacists and residents work intimately with the team in the management of multiple disease states. All clinical pharmacists practicing in Sarasota possess advanced scope of practices. Disease states managed include hyperlipidemia, anticoagulation, diabetes, hypertension, heart failure. In addition, the resident will have the opportunity to teach several group classes. Emphasis is placed on communication and teaching skills, with extensive opportunities for staff development lectures and serving as a preceptor for students. Residents receive certification in BLS; participate in medication-use evaluation, formulary management, P&T and other multidisciplinary committees and complete a practice based project.
NMS code: 115913
For additional information: https://accred.ashp.org/aps/pages/directory/residencyProgramInformation.aspx?ID=200423
The applicant must possess a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree (PharmD) from an ACPE-accredited school or college.
All residents will be required to successfully complete a state board examination within 90 days of the start of the residency. Licensure may be through any U.S. State Board of Pharmacy. U.S. citizenship is required.
The applicant must be registered with the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists' Matching Program.
An on-site interview is required for all applicants.
Minimum GPA: 3.0
PGY-2 Applicants must have successfully completed a PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency
About Bay Pines VA Healthcare System
Four residency programs available within the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System:
•PGY1 Pharmacy Residency (Acute Care, Ambulatory Care, and Pharmacy Operations Elective Tracks)
•PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Community Based Outpatient Clinic Sarasota
•PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Lee County Healthcare Center
•PGY-2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration Residency at Bay Pines