Capital Health Regional Medical Center PGY1 and PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency
Capital Health Regional Medical Center
Location: Trenton, New Jersey
Critical Care Pharmacy
The PGY1 residency is a 53 week continuum in which residents will complete a department orientation, followed by a series of experiential rotations, each lasting 4 to 5 weeks. Various longitudinal learning activities are coordinated throughout the year. Residents will be responsible for completing a research project and presenting at ASHP Midyear meeting in December and Eastern States Regional Residency Conference in May.
Residents will be afforded the opportunity to participate in a teaching certificate program at no cost offered by the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers University.
Capital Health is located in central New Jersey and offers a wide variety of clinical services including amongst others cardiac care, neurologic care, surgical/ trauma , hemodialysis and general medical services.
The PGY-2 pharmacy residency in Critical Care is a 53-week residency program at Capital Health that is designed to produce a specialized practitioner with an advanced level of proficiency and expertise in working with interdisciplinary teams to deliver pharmaceutical care to diverse critical care populations presenting with varied and complex health problems. The program builds on knowledge acquisition in a broad range of disease states and decision-making skills that is transferable across various practice areas. The resident will complete a department orientation followed by a series of rotations, each lasting 4 to 5 weeks, with various longitudinal learning experiences. The resident will be expected to complete a research project during the residency with presentation at various conferences. The resident will be actively involved in medication use evaluation, system performance improvement projects, and formulary evaluation for the institution. The resident will be well versed in completion of pharmacotherapy consults for a variety of patient population. The resident is expected to take on the chief resident roles and responsibilities and serve as a mentor to pharmacy students and the PGY1 residents, progressing to become a leader for the pharmacy department.
Capital Health is the region’s leader in providing progressive, quality patient care with significant investments in our medical and hospital staff, as well as advanced technology. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the populations we serve in urban and suburban communities.
Capital Health offers a variety of general and specialized medical services, such as:
Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine and other health profession training programs
Bristol-Myers Squibb Trauma Center (Level II)
Emergency and Inpatient Mental Health Services
Neuroscience, Stroke & Cerebrovascular Center of NJ
Cardiovascular Care Services
Level III Neonatal ICU
Pediatric Emergency Department
Rothman Institute for Orthopedics
Heart & Vascular Institute
Hospital-based Dialysis Services