PGY1 Program Purpose: PGY1 pharmacy residency programs build on Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training. The core concentrated rotations at Jersey Shore University Medical Center include Hospital & Pharmacy Orientation; Cardiology; Infectious Diseases; Internal Medicine; Leadership and Practice Management; Medical Intensive Care; Oncology; Pediatrics; Quality Improvement and Research; and Transitions of Care, while the core longitudinal rotations offered are Medication Safety / Pharmacy Management; Pharmacy Operations; Quality Improvement and Research; Teaching, Education, Dissemination of Knowledge; and Transitions of Care. In addition, elective rotations can be tailored to the resident's interests and include Academia and Teaching; Advanced Core Rotations; Ambulatory Care; Antimicrobial Stewardship; Neonatal Intensive Care; Neurosurgical and Trauma Intensive Care; and Pediatric Intensive Care. Residents are mentored by outstanding preceptors who are committed to patient care and the training of young practitioners. There are a multitude of opportunities for teaching nurses, pharmacists and physicians, as well as pharmacy students. Written and oral communication skills are highly emphasized throughout the program. Each resident completes an original quality improvement/research project and presents the results at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, NJSHP Annual Meeting, Eastern States Residency Conference and Hackensack Meridian's Research Day. Residents gain experience in our central and decentralized pharmacy setting equipped with state-of-the-art technology. All residents are enrolled in the Teaching and Learning Certificate program via the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.
The resident will receive major medical and prescription coverage, 20 days paid time off (professional/vacation/personal/sick), generous meal stipend, lab coats, parking, and professional travel reimbursement (ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, NJSHP, and Eastern States Residency Conference.)
Special Requirements for Acceptance:
3 letters of recommendation, academic transcript, curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and photograph.
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About Jersey Shore University Medical Center
Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center is a not-for-profit teaching hospital and home to K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital – the first children's hospital in Monmouth and Ocean counties. With more than 1,000 physicians and dental staff in 60 specialty areas, Jersey Shore's team provides quality care in a patient centered, environmentally friendly setting. Through the hospital's clinical research program and longstanding commitment to medical education through an affiliation with Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and input in the creation of the Seton Hall - Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine, Jersey Shore serves as an academic center dedicated to advancing medical knowledge, training future physicians and providing the community with access to promising medical breakthroughs. Jersey Shore University Medical Center specializes in cardiovascular care, orthopedics, rehabilitation, cancer care, neuroscience, and urology.