As part of the BayCare Health System in the Tampa Bay area, St. Joseph’s Hospital North is a 216 bed community hospital located in Lutz, Florida. The PGY1 residency program is designed to build on Doctor of Pharmacy education in order to develop residents into clinical pharmacists providing safe and effective patient care to a diverse range of patients. Residents will ultimately be prepared to pursue board certification and will be eligible for future PGY2 residency training.
Required Learning Experiences
Elective Learning Experiences
Transitions of Care
Internal Medicine - Preceptorship
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, collaboration with preceptors in the education of pharmacy students, committee membership, medication safety initiatives, and operational activities. The resident is expected to complete various projects throughout the year including, but not limited to, a research project to be presented at the Florida Residency Conference and a poster presentation at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting.
Medical Plans with prescription drug coverage
Dental and Vision Plans
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Opportunity to Contribute Pre-tax Dollars to a 401 (k) Plan
Life Insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability Coverage, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Coverage
Professional Travel Reimbursement
Team Member Services. Team members receive a discounted rate on a variety of events, programs, and tickets to area attractions.
Requirements for Acceptance:
Online application through PhORCAS
Letter of intent
Current Curriculum Vitae
Three letters of recommendation
Official transcript from all colleges of pharmacy attended (GPA >3.2 required)
Possession of a PharmD degree from an ACPE-accredited college of pharmacy