Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies, a combined 443-bed tertiary care teaching facility, are the primary sites for a 12-month PGY-2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency. Orlando Health is one of Florida's most comprehensive private, not-for-profit healthcare networks and has over 3,200 beds. Arnold Palmer Hospital and Winnie Palmer Hospital provide a wide range of critical care, medical, surgical and cardiovascular services; including the area's only Level One Trauma Center, Central Florida's only hospital-based Air Care Team, and a Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and ECMO Center. This pediatric pharmacy residency is an intensive program designed to provide the resident with a wide variety of pediatric and neonatal experiences that will ensure the development of the knowledge and skills required to provide expert pharmaceutical care to pediatric patients. Required rotations include pediatric internal medicine, PICU, pediatric cardiac ICU, NICU, pediatric hematology/oncology, women’s services, pediatric infectious disease, and pharmacy practice management. There are opportunities for two elective experiences, and they can be tailored to the resident's specific interest areas, including pediatric bone marrow transplant. The resident will also complete longitudinal activities such as a formal research project, two ACPE-accredited presentations, a medication use evaluation (MUE), a medication use guideline (MUG) as well as other pharmacotherapy and journal club presentations throughout the year. The resident will staff every third weekend. Please reference the Orlando Health website (listed below) for further details and application materials.
About Orlando Health
Orlando Health is a not-for-profit healthcare organization with $7.1 billion of assets under management that serves the southeastern United States. Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, the system was founded more than 100 years ago.
The healthcare system is recognized around the world for its pediatric and adult Level One Trauma program, co-located at Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center, where more than 50 victims of the Pulse nightclub mass shooting were treated in June 2016. The system is also home to the only state-accredited Level Two Adult Trauma Center in Pinellas County at Bayfront Health St. Petersburg. Orlando Health Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies houses the nation’s largest neonatal intensive care unit under one roof and is the only facility in the southeast to offer open fetal surgery to repair the most severe forms of spina bifida. Orlando Health also operates the National Training Center for Olympic athletes and the Orlando Health Network, which is recognized as one of the largest and highest performing clinically integrated networks in the region. As a statutory teachin...g healthcare system, Orlando Health hosts more than 325 residents and fellows including more than 40 who are enrolled at Bayfront Health St. Petersburg’s OB/GYN, Family Medicine, Sports Medicine and Pharmacy programs. Orlando Health clinicians have pioneered life-changing research including therapies for end-stage breast cancer and identifying biomarkers to detect traumatic brain injury.
Orlando Health is a 3,200-bed system that includes 15 wholly-owned hospitals and emergency departments; rehabilitation services, cancer institutes, heart institutes, imaging and laboratory services, wound care centers, physician offices for adults and pediatrics, skilled nursing facilities, an in-patient behavioral health facility, home healthcare services in partnership with LHC Group, and urgent care centers in partnership with CareSpot Urgent Care. Nearly 4,200 physicians, representing more than 80 medical specialties and subspecialties have privileges across the Orlando Health system, which employs nearly 22,000 team members. Areas of clinical excellence are orthopedics, heart and vascular, cancer care, neurosciences, surgery, pediatric specialties, neonatology, women’s health and trauma.
Orlando Health hospitals are: Bayfront Health St. Petersburg, Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, Orlando Health Dr. P. Phillips Hospital, Orlando Health – Health Central Hospital, Orlando Health Horizon West Hospital, Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center; Orlando Health South Lake Hospital; Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital, Orlando Health St. Cloud Hospital and Orlando Health Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies.
In FY20, Orlando Health served nearly 150,000 inpatients and nearly 3.1 million outpatients. During that same time period, Orlando Health provided approximately $760 million in total value to the communities it serves in the form of charity care, community benefit programs and services, community building activities and more. Additional information can be found at http://www.orlandohealth.com, or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @orlandohealth.