St. Joseph’s Hospital is a private, not for profit, community hospital comprised of St. Joseph’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital, and St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital. The Department of Pharmacy is responsible for pharmaceutical care services for approximately 900 acute care beds with an average daily census in excess of 80%. Clinical pharmacists are actively involved in medication order review, therapeutic monitoring, patient care planning and management, student and resident preceptorship and interactive relationships with the health care team. Pharmacy technicians provide an integral component of the drug distribution system through the use of an automated, point of use dispensing system. The Department of Pharmacy is actively involved in leading several quality improvement programs including the Medication Use Safety Teams, Adverse Drug Reaction reporting, Medication Use Evaluations, Automatic Therapeutic Interchange, and other medication use activities.
The Pharmacy Practice Residency is a 12-month, ASHP-accredited program designed to provide residents with experience in a broad range of clinical areas. The resident will function as an integral part of the department’s patient care services. These responsibilities include the provision of pharmaceutical care, patient education within inpatient and outpatient settings, and collaboration with preceptors in the education of pharmacy students, committee membership, medication safety initiatives, and operational activities. In addition to completing rotations in core subject areas essential to the pharmacy practitioner, participants in the residency program also select elective rotations that fit specific areas of interest. After completing six core rotations, the resident will select elective rotations to complete the program. The residency program is committed to providing a customized experience, thereby allowing flexibility in the design and length of rotation experiences
Application via Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS), letter of intent, curriculum vitae, three electronically-submitted evaluations via PhORCAS, completed by health professionals attesting to applications abilities and aptitude, official transcript from all colleges of pharmacy attended, PharmD or BS degree from an ACPE-accredited college of pharmacy, on-site interview, pharmacist licensure in Florida within 90 days of program start.
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