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Pharmacy Residency at Princeton Baptist Medical Center


Welcome

 

Thank you for your interest in the PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at Princeton Baptist Medical Center. Our vision is to impact patient lives by providing high-quality, compassionate, cost-effective pharmaceutical care and to advance the profession of pharmacy by becoming valued, integral members of the interdisciplinary patient care team. Every day, we strive to Move Pharmacy Forward. You could be the next integral member of our team.

 

Program Purpose

  • Primary emphasis on the development of practice skills in a number of specialized pharmacy practice areas
  • Flexibility provided to adapt to the needs and interests of the individual resident while providing the basic foundation to develop professional practice skills
  • Goal of producing competent generalists capable of functioning in multiple roles within a pharmacy system
  • Upon completion of this program, the resident will be prepared to enter a specialty residency, fellowship program, or clinical practice position

The Residency Experience

  • Three positions offered each year
  • Five week orientation to pharmacy operations and clinical pharmacy consultation services including pharmacokinetics, anticoagulation, and nutrition support
  • Five week rotations (in general), with a focus on required rotations during the first half of the year
Three week block in December and January designated for project work and holiday call

Required Learning Experiences (Six)

  • Administration and Practice Management (plus a longitudinal component)
  • Internal Medicine: Staff Medicine Service* and Hospitalist Medicine Service*
  • Critical Care: Cardiac ICU, Medical ICU, and Surgical ICU

Required Longitudinal Learning Experiences

  • Clinical Coverage and Call
  • Operational Pharmacy Practice
  • Administration and Practice Management
  • Drug Information

Elective Learning Experiences (Three)

  • Neuroscience ICU
  • Transitions of Care
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Internal Medicine Ambulatory Care Clinic
  • Psychiatry Ambulatory Care Clinic
  • Nephrology Ambulatory Care Clinic
  • Academia
  • All required rotations can be repeated

*Academic rounding service with medical residents; Offsite rotation (limit of one per resident)

Teaching Opportunities

  • Co-precept 4th year pharmacy students
  • Instruct a variety of resident and tending physicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers using a range of methods
  • Participate in didactic and facilitation courses through Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy
  • Complete an optional ACPE-accredited teaching certificate program

Longitudinal Residency Activities

  • Operational service commitment during weekday evenings of approximately 16 hours per month
  • Clinical call commitment every third weekend
  • Research project designed to improve pharmacy services to achieve a specific research objective
    • Results presented at the Alabama Residency Conference and the Southeastern Residency Conference
    • Manuscript suitable for publication prepared
  • Seminar presentation targeted to an audience of medicine residents
  • Medication use evaluation to develop an understanding of the medication use process
  • Various longitudinal drug information projects to improve understanding of policy and procedure development
  • Active participation in medical emergencies following successful completion the BLS and ACLS curricula

Benefits

  • $45,000 salary
  • Major medical insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • 15 vacation days
  • 5 professional leave days
  • Financial support for ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and Southeastern Residency Conference attendance

Qualification of Applicants

Applicants must possess a PharmD degree from an ACPE-accredited college or school of pharmacy and must be eligible for licensure as a pharmacist in the State of Alabama.  Selected applicants will be required to visit PBMC for an on-site interview.   

Application Information

 

Applications are accepted November htrough December each year. All materials should be submitted via PhORCAS (Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application). Applications are due by December 31st.

 

Application packets must include all of the following:

  1. Letter of intent
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Official transcripts of all professional pharmacy education
  4. Three electronic references completed by healthcare professionals who can attest to your clinical practice abilities and aptitudes
    • Detailed comments must be provided
    • Two references must be from APPE rotation preceptors
  5. Recent photograph

Download the 2019-2020 Residency Manual

Download the 2018 Annual Report

Additional Resources