The PGY-2 Residency Program accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists provides a set of standards that guides the program and outlines goals and objectives that are to successfully completed in order to graduate with a certificate. The program builds upon the PGY1 training to develop advanced skills in the area of specialty including: patient care, drug information and pharmacy administration. Resident also provide specialized pharmaceutical care to ensure safe, cost effective and rational drug therapy for patients. They are also required to comply with their entity’s Pharmacy Residency Manual and other departmental policies in order to receive their PGY-2 certificate.
The newly established Clinical Pharmacy Enterprise at Baptist Health South Florida is led by a Chief Pharmacy Officer with the goal of creating progressive clinical pharmacy practices throughout the system. Clinical pharmacy services at Baptist Health will experience sustained growth and expansion. The acute care services will be developed and expanded to create new roles for pharmacist and technicians in many specialty areas. The continuous growth of the Miami Cancer Institute provides opportunities for innovative practice in all oncology subspecialties. The planned development of the newly establish Ambulatory Pharmacy Services will include expansion of clinical pharmacists into ambulatory clinics, retail, specialty and infusion services. A strong commitment to education, interdisciplinary participation and support for the latest in technology will assure that pharmacy staff is in the forefront of the medication management process.
The Clinical Pharmacy Enterprise at Baptist Health is a forward thinking organization with a leadership team that fosters an environment where unique professional growth opportunities for Pharmacists are a priority. Our Clinical Pharmacy Career La...dder has 4 levels of pharmacist roles with growth potential into Clinical Coordinators and Management positions. Our Corporate Residency Director oversees our PGY-1 and PGY-2 pharmacy residency programs with 15 current residency positions and will expand into other specialty areas. We are known for having a high post-residency retention rate because of the support provided to the residents. Future plans are in place to offer non-traditional ASHP-accredited pharmacy residencies by 2021.
At Baptist Health, the Pharmacists are at the forefront of patient care in a decentralized pharmacy model and will have the benefit of participating in multi-disciplinary rounds and interacting with other practitioners. The Pharmacists are highly engaged with professional organizations and are given opportunities to speak at national and state conferences. As a not-for-profit organization, Baptist Health South Florida meets the criteria for loan forgiveness and with preceptor and residency leadership opportunities, one-one one career planning mentorships, a variety of complimentary development opportunities with continuing education, Baptist Health continues to be the career destination for Pharmacists.
About Baptist Health South Florida:
Baptist Health South Florida is once again one of the 2019 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For! This is the 19th time Baptist Health has been recognized on the list. We have also been recognized for being among the best healthcare providers in the nation by U.S. News & World Reports in its 2018-2019 Best Hospitals report and we're proud to be named #21 on PEOPLE’s “50 Companies That Care”. It’s an honor to take great care of our employees who take great care of the patients, families and communities we serve.
Baptist Health South Florida is the region’s largest not-for-profit healthcare organization with more than 23,000 employees working across 11 hospital campuses and more than 100 outpatient facilities throughout Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward, and Palm Beach counties. Baptist Health has internationally renowned centers of excellence in cancer, cardiovascular care, orthopedics and sports medicine, and neurosciences. In 2016 we welcomed the newest weapon in the fight against cancer, the world-class Miami Cancer Institute and proton therapy center. As Florida’s only member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Alliance, Miami Cancer Institute is part of a deep and functional collaboration that affords patients access to innovative treatments right here at home and ensures that the standards of care developed by our multidisciplinary disease management teams match those at MSK.
Everything we do at Baptist Health, we do to the best of our ability. That includes supporting our team with extensive training programs, millions of dollars in tuition assistance, comprehensive benefits and more. Working within our award-winning culture means getting the respect and support you need to do your best work ever. Find out why this is the best place to be your best!