HCA Florida Largo Hospital, PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency Program
HCA Florida Largo Hospital
Location: Largo, Florida
Program Overview HCA Florida Largo Hospital PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency is a 1-year program uniquely premised on a specialized 455-bed Acute Care Teaching Hospital with established GME Program.
The program is designed to train and develop a competent clinical pharmacist qualified to work collaboratively with other healthcare professionals and provide evidence-based, patient-centered medication management.
Our residency includes experience in the areas of decentralized, interdisciplinary patient care (IM, ID, Critical Care, LVAD /MCS, Transplant), improvement of medication-use systems, provision of practice-related education, leadership, and project management.
We foster and promote continuous professional development culture by supporting self-directed, ongoing, and outcomes-focused approach to longitudinal learning.
Service lines The hospital offers a number of specialty services including Emergency Care, Cardiovascular Services including Advanced Heart Failure Care (ECMO, durable Left Ventricular Assist Device), Heart Transplant (Lung transplant service line is in progress), Kidney and Liver Transplant, Hepatobiliary Care (kidney, liver, and gall bladder), Orthopedic/Total Joint Care, Spine and Neurologic Care and Robotic Surgery.
Rotations Core: - Administration with Med.Safety (4 weeks) - Critical Care I / II (8 weeks) - Infectious Disease (6 weeks) - Internal Medicine (6 weeks) - Orientation (4 weeks) - Research Methods Concentrated (4 weeks)
Elective concentrated 4-week rotations may include but is not limited to: - Advanced Cardiac Critical care with MCS (IABP, Impella, ECMO, LVAD) - Behavioral Health - Transplant with Transition of care (4 weeks) - Clinical Administration - Pediatric Medicine w/PICU (Bradenton Regional Hospital)
Longitudinal 48-week required rotations include the following: - Pharmacy Management - QI Project - Pharmacy Operations (Staffing) - Dissemination of Knowledge (Teaching Certificate)
Detailed information about salary, benefits and amenities will be provided to pharmacy residents by Human Resources.
Program duration: 12 months
Start Date: July 1
10 days of paid time off (PTO)
Approved educational and professional leave to attend ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and the Florida Residency Conference. Financial assistance is provided for travel, meals and lodging.
Residents are eligible for health benefits as full-time pharmacist employees of Northside Hospital
Office space and resources
Entertainment, health, shopping, and other discounts and amenities via HCA Rewards
Graduate or candidate for graduation from an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) accredited Doctor of Pharmacy program
Licensed or eligible to apply for a license to practice pharmacy in the state of Florida. All being selected residents must be licensed in the state of Florida within 90 days from the start of the residency.
Participate in the ASHP Residency Matching Program
Completed application submitted to PhORCAS prior to January 3, and include:
Letter of intent
Copy of pharmacy school transcript
Three professional references/evaluations submitted via PhORCAS
HCA Florida Largo Hospital is a Joint Commission accredited; 455-bed statutory teaching hospital located in Tampa
Bay mid-Pinellas County on the West Coast of Florida serving the community from three
campuses each with an ER 24/7. We offer 46 specialized critical care beds in CTICU, MICU,
At HCA Healthcare, we are driven by a single mission: Above all else, we are committed to the
care and improvement of human life. As one of the nation's leading providers of healthcare
services, HCA Healthcare is comprised of more than 180 hospitals and 2,000+ sites of care in 21
states and the United Kingdom. In addition to hospitals, sites of care include surgery centers,
freestanding ERs, urgent care centers, diagnostic and imaging centers, walk-in clinics and