PGY2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership (1 position):
Program Purpose at Health First
A PGY2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership residency builds upon PGY1 residency graduates’ competence in the delivery of patient-centered care and in pharmacy operational services to prepare residents who can assume high level managerial, supervisory, and leadership responsibilities.
Areas of competence emphasized during the program include safe and effective medication-use systems, quality assurance and improvement, the management of human resources, the management of financial resources, use of technology, and advanced leadership. The residency lays the foundation for continued growth in management and leadership skills. Upon graduation, residents are prepared for a clinical or operational management/supervisory role in a variety of work settings.
During the residency year, a combination of block and longitudinal learning experiences will be utilized. These experiences are variable in length, often overlap, and may be adjusted as needed.
About Health First and Holmes Regional Medical Center
Health First encompasses:
Holmes Regional Medical Center
Cape Canaveral Hospital
Palm Bay Hospital
Health First Health Plans
Health First Family Pharmacy
VitalWatch, Central Florida’s only electronic Intensive Care Unit (eICU)
Health First Medical Group
Trauma and Heart Centers
VitalWatch provides Health First’s critical care physicians, nurses and pharmacy specialist the ability to monitor real-time vital signs, laboratory results and complete electronic medical records of patients in various intensive care units at all four Health First hospitals from a central location.
As the only state-accredited Level II trauma center in Brevard and Indian River counties, the Trauma Center offers 24/7 care with rapid patient transport via First Flight aeromedical helicopter.
Applicants must meet the following requirements:
Must have a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE-accredited college or university
Must be licensed or eligible for licensure as a registered pharmacist in the state of Florida at the start of the residency program
Must be in the process of completing an ASHP accredited PGY1 residency program
Must participate in and adhere to the rules of the Resident Matching Program process
Letter of intent
Three professional recommendations, at least two of which should be from clinical preceptors
Note: We do not sponsor international visas, however TN visas are accepted. Employment is contingent upon satisfying eligibility requirements (i.e. background check verification, drug testing, physical examination, authorization to work in the United Sates, etc). Residents will be required to obtain licensure as a registered pharmacist in the state of Florida within 90 days of the program start date to continue employment.