Pharmacy Residency Program

Pharmacy Residency Program & Goals

Shore Medical Center accepts two full-time applicants for the one-year Pharmacy Practice Residency Program. The intent of the postgraduate year one (PGY1) pharmacy residency program is to provide residents with a core foundation of evidence-based medicine practice in a patient-centered environment through a decentralized pharmacy practice model. Upon completion of the program, the resident will have gained the ability and confidence to manage various patient therapies in a variety of specialized and general areas of medicine.

Experiences/Rotations Offered Include:

  • Infection Control
  • General Medicine
  • Critical Care
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Nutrition Management and Sterile Preparation
  • Dialysis/Nephrology
  • Information Technology and Automation
  • Medication Safety and Quality
  • Leadership and Pharmacy Process
  • Opportunity to Earn a Teaching Certificate
  • Oncology
  • Ambulatory Care Services
  • Physician Rounding

Medication Management & Dispensing

Shore Medical Center provides pharmacy services through integrated computer systems and automated dispensing technology in a decentralized environment, which includes satellites in the Intensive Care Unit, Medical/Surgical unit and Emergency Department.

The pharmacy is actively involved in patient management through medication and therapeutic protocols that include: antimicrobial stewardship, vancomycin protocols, pre- and post-operative antibiotic protocols, warfarin dosing, erythropoietin dosing, parenteral nutrition management, renal dosing and IV to PO conversions.

Automation plays a large role in medication management and distribution. Some of the technology utilized at Shore includes a McKesson Robot, MedCarousel and AcuDose cabinets.

Application Process

Prospective residents will be evaluated on the following material and ranked accordingly.

  • Official College of pharmacy transcript
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Cover letter/Letter of interest
  • Three letters of recommendation

Pharmacy Practice

Residency will start on the last Monday in June. The resident will have one month of orientation and training. Staffing requirements will include approximately one day a week in various shifts.

Licensure

All prospective residents must be licensed in the state of New Jersey by September 1st.

Special Events

  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Visiting Leader Program Comes to Shore. Read More>>
  • Residency trip to West-Ward Pharmaceuticals Read More>>

Contact Information

For more information about the Shore Pharmacy Residency Program, contact:

Vanessa Herold, Administrative Assistant
Phone: 609-653-3295 • Fax: 609-653-3272
residencyRX@shoremedicalcenter.org

Professional Paths

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Application For Pharmacy PGY1 Residency

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