This ASHP-accredited infectious disease residency program provides direct patient care in various clinical areas of the health system. Experiences include infectious disease consult service, infectious disease clinics, antibiotic stewardship, microbiologic and laboratory monitoring, pharmacokinetic services, drug policy/information, and clinical research. Participation in teaching pharmacy students from affiliated colleges of pharmacy is available. A close working relationship is established with the University of South Florida, College of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease.
The resident’s schedule will be designed around the 3 core areas of practice: Inpatient Consult Service, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (ASP), and Outpatient ID Clinics. Opportunities exist for elective rotations in ASP with ICU or SCI focus, and HIV Clinic Focus in Primary Care. The resident will complete longitudinal rotation activities for presentations/teaching, a major quality improvement project, and practice management. A traditional research project is optional. Opportunities also exist for experience working with Regional and National ID Program Managers on longitudinal projects.
Match Application Deadline: January 3, 2020
Residency Start Date: July 6, 2020
Graduate of accredited pharmacy school with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree
GPA > 3.0
U.S. citizenship is required
PGY2 candidates must have completed or currently completing a PGY1 residency
Applicants must be registered with the ASHP Matching Program
On-site interview required
Additional Salary Information: Ability to moonlight at Pharmacist pay on weekends (dual appointment) in the Outpatient Pharmacy.
About James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital
The James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital, located in Tampa Florida, provides services to more than 116,000 Veterans. We are a teaching hospital, affiliated with the University of South Florida College of Medicine. James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital is the busiest of four polytrauma facilities in the nation. Pharmacists completing a residency program at the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital will be trained to provide patient centered care in multiple practice environments. The residency is designed to develop independent pharmacist clinicians, possessing clinical and distributive skills as you take responsibility for the total medication management of your patients. Graduates will demonstrate the ability to educate other health care professionals, patients and lay persons on medication-related subjects.