East Jefferson General Hospital PGY-1 Residency Position
East Jefferson General Hospital PGY-1 Residency
Location: Metairie, Louisiana
Our PGY1 pharmacy residency program build on Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.
Qualifications of Resident Applicants
Application Deadline: January 9, 2022
PGY1 Pharmacy Residents must possess
Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from an ACPE-accredited program. Prior to start of the residency, PGY1’s must submit official transcripts documenting proof that this degree has been awarded.
Demonstrated academic achievement and extracurricular activities that reflect the resident’s leadership potential and dedication to the practice of pharmacy.
Eligible for licensure as a pharmacist in the state of Louisiana
Applicants must submit the following by the application deadline:
A letter of intent including a statement of professional goals and reasons for pursuing PGY1 residency
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Three (3) letters of recommendation
Official transcript from accredited School/College of Pharmacy
Residents shall participate in and obey the rules of the Residency Matching Program.
Candidates will be selected for an on-site interview based on their letter of intent, CV, scholastic record, letters of recommendation, work experience, career goals, leadership activities, involvement in professional organizations, and research and publication experience.
About East Jefferson General Hospital PGY-1 Residency
East Jefferson General Hospital is an urban hospital with numerous integrated services for the area residents. The hospital is a teaching facility and hosts numerous students from medical, pharmacy and community colleges throughout the united states. It also has a family practice residency program, large community clinic network, integrated health network, fully implemented CPOE and fully integrated EMR. Services in the pharmacy are 24/7. Pharmacists are integrally involved in all aspects of patient care. Numerous pharmacist based protocols drive the success of the pharmacy program. East Jefferson General Hospital is a 3 time Nursing Magnet hospital in Louisiana. In October of 2015, East Jefferson General Hospital has been rated No. 1 medical excellence and patient safety for overall hospital care in the state of Louisiana, garnering “check-plus plus” status by the CareChex quality rating system and putting it atop the yearly rankings. East Jefferson is recognized as the leader in clinical quality and patient safety by CareChex, HealthGrades, Blue Cross Blue Shield, and others.