Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey is a part of the RWJBarnabas Health System, the largest health system in New Jersey. The PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) in New Brunswick, NJ is intended to provide extensive post-graduate training in all aspects of hospital pharmacy practice. The program has been designed to meet all standards and requirements of the American System of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), and the residency is fully accredited by that organization.
Pharmacists completing this residency will be competent and confident clinicians, providing evidence-based patient care in collaboration with other healthcare professionals. They will efficiently communicate with patients and other healthcare professionals, utilizing effective educational techniques that have been individualized to suit the intended audience. With the aid of appropriate information technology, they will effectively manage practice-based projects and the overall medication-use process. These pharmacists will demonstrate professionalism by developing a strategy for ongoing, self-directed learning, conducting themselves in an ethical manner, and developing a personal approach to practice leadership. After completion of this residency, the pharmacist clinician should additionally be prepared to pursue further postgraduate training in the area of their choice. The Pharmacy Residency Program at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital provides an environment designed to produce competent and compassionate health system pharmacists. The program provides residents with a variety of opportunities to develop their clinical, communication and leadership skills all while providing superior care to patients.
Please provide the following on the PHORCAS website no later than January 1. Site Code:21030, NMS Code: 159513
Letter of intent
Three letters of recommendation
Applicants should hold a PharmD degree from an ACPE-accredited College of Pharmacy, be licensed (or eligible for licensure) in New Jersey, and possess good communication and interpersonal skills.
The position is available beginning July 1, for a 12 month appointment.
Onsite interview required for selected individuals. During the onsite interview a clinical case evaluation is required. Question and Answer session to follow.
Must have valid NJ Pharmacy License within the first 90 days of Residency
About RWJBarnabas Health - New Brunswick
RWJBarnabas Health is the largest and most comprehensive healthcare system in the state of New Jersey, bringing the best of academic medicine, research and teaching, and community partners together to create healthier communities. Through our long-standing relationship with Rutgers University and its two medical schools, we are able to access the latest in medical research and treatment technologies and offer new hope from our New Jersey facilities.
While all healthcare systems focus on providing the highest quality of clinical care to their patients, academic medical centers and teaching hospitals have an additional focus on providing medical education and leading the nation in ground-breaking clinical research. Within our system, students, physicians, and researchers work together to pioneer and implement new medical treatments while bringing new complex and critical services to the community.