The Philadelphia College of Pharmacy (PCP) at the University of the Sciences offers a one-year PGY2 Infectious Diseases Residency in conjunction with Cooper University Hospital. Cooper University hospital is a 635-bed, non-profit, academic medical center in Camden, NJ.
This residency further refines skills attained during a PGY1 residency, specifically skills in (1) providing direct patient care in an inpatient setting, (2) conducting infectious diseases related research, and (3) educating Doctor of Pharmacy students. Trainees will be prepared to be infectious diseases pharmacy specialists and academicians. The resident will participate in didactic and experiential education of Doctor of Pharmacy students while completing a teaching certificate program. Certification opportunities include: Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS); Basic Life Support (BLS); BLS instructor; Pharmacist Immunizer. The resident will develop a manuscript appropriate for submission to a peer-reviewed journal.
Responsibilities and Expectations:
Licensed pharmacist in New Jersey (and other states if applicable)
Work collaboratively with the infectious diseases providers and clinical pharmacists to ensure high quality patient care
Communicate effectively with members of all healthcare teams, as well as pharmacy staff
Attend applicable conferences and meetings to stay abreast of infectious diseases and pharmacy related updates
Cultivate strong communication, leadership, and time management skills
All residents will receive an appointment to Clinical Instructor in Pharmacy Practice.
Resident will complete a one-year teaching certificate program with responsibilities for didactic and experiential teaching and a continuing education (CE) presentation for pharmacists.
Actively participate in professional development seminars and workshops designed to enhance professional growth and leadership.
Contribute to the successful functioning of the residency program, such as facilitating student outreach, social media, team building, etc.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
Residency candidates must have a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE-accredited college of pharmacy by the start of the program, as well as have completed a PGY1 pharmacy residency.
Candidates must demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills and communicate a strong interest in pursuing a career in clinical pharmacy.
The finalist will be required to successfully pass a background check.
Candidates must submit a formal application to be considered for an interview. Please submit the following materials through the application portal:
Letter of Intent
Pharmacy School Transcript
Note to Applicants:
When applying to this position, on the “My Experience Page” and under the “Resume/CV” heading where it is indicated to “Upload a File” please attach all the required documents as separate documents and then click the upload button.
USciences values and supports a diverse and inclusive place to learn and work. Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
About the Community:
USciences is a part of the University City District (UCD) which has world-renowned anchor institutions, small businesses, and residents. Our area is rich with health systems that provide direct patient care as well as numerous opportunities for collaborative research and clinical practice. Our institution is within walking distance to the Philadelphia VA, Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania, the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, and a city health center. UCD is also a vibrant place to work and live. It’s a destination for eclectic food, boasts excellent public transit, and bike lanes and numerous bike share locations. With a Walk Score of 90, it is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in Philadelphia. For more information about UCD, please visit their website at: https://www.universitycity.org/
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About University of the Sciences
The University/College: University of the Sciences is located in the University City district of Philadelphia. This diverse area is home to two major research universities, an academic healthcare system, and world renowned Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and a Veterans Administration hospital. These provide a rich variety of clinical and research opportunities for students and faculty. The campus is minutes from the culturally vibrant city center of Philadelphia. University of the Sciences is internationally recognized for its unique range of life science and health science majors within the University.