AdventHealth Altamonte Springs - PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program
AdventHealth Altamonte Springs
Location: Altamonte Springs, Florida
Residents who complete the PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program at AdventHealth Altamonte will develop the skills to provide direct patient care in multiple inpatient healthcare settings.
Learning experiences are available in a variety of clinical specialties including Critical Care, Family Medicine, Antimicrobial Stewardship, Pharmacokinetics, Metabolic Support, Diabetes / Glycemic Management, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Emergency Medicine, Cardiology, Clinical Leadership, Ambulatory Care, and Pharmacotherapy.
Additional professional development is achieved through the completion of longitudinal activities including a formulary review, medication use evaluation, continuing education presentation, and pharmacy student precepting. Residents also will design and conduct a research project pertinent to patient care, pharmacy operations, quality improvement, regulatory issues, and/or medication safety. Results will be presented at the Florida Residency Conference and incorporated into a manuscript suitable for publication. Active health system committee participation throughout the residency includes Formulary Subcommittee, Medication Safety Committee and Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.
Service commitment: residents will participate in clinical and distributive pharmacy staffing equivalent to one shift per week plus one major holiday in accordance with the ASHP Duty Hours Requirements for Pharmacy Residencies.
Positions Available: 3
Estimated Annual Stipend: $49,045*
Virtual Interview Required
Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited College of Pharmacy
Florida licensure by October 1
Immediate health insurance coverage
Paid vacation/sick leave
Expense reimbursement for select professional meetings
AdventHealth Altamonte Springs, located in Altamonte Springs, Florida, is a 393-bed community hospital located in the greater Orlando metropolitan area. As Seminole County’s most preferred hospital, we are committed to improving the lives of people in our Central Florida community, and around the world. Services include a comprehensive spine and orthopedics institute, nationally recognized cardiac care, primary stroke center designation, a 28-bed critical care unit and expertly guided emergency medical services. Our staff takes pride in caring for each patient like a member of their own family, and with a steadfast devotion to our mission of extending the healing ministry of Christ.
The Pharmacy Department’s dedication to excellence in patient care is exemplified in our Promise Statement: “We promise to provide the highest possible quality of pharmacy services that will result in optimal medication outcomes for our patients. We are committed to developing an environment that encourages excellence, teamwork and continuous quality improvement.”
To help achieve the goals expressed in the Promise Statement, the Department of Pharmacy at AdventHealth Altamonte Springs established ...an ASHP accredited PGY1 Residency Program. The program expands both clinical and staffing services at our facility, and augments the excellent pharmacy staff we currently have. Residents will participate in a decentralized pharmacy model and work with multidisciplinary teams, monitoring responses to drug therapy and optimizing care to improve patient outcomes. Residents who complete the residency program will develop the critical thinking skills necessary to provide patient-focused care and become confident, independent clinicians in the health care team.
Thank you for your interest in the PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at AdventHealth Altamonte Springs. Please feel free to contact us with any questions.