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
- Information Technology and Automation
- Medication Safety and Quality
- Leadership and Pharmacy Process
- Opportunity to Earn a Teaching Certificate
- 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.
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
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.
All prospective residents must be licensed in the state of New Jersey by September 1st.
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For more information about the Shore Pharmacy Residency Program, contact:
Vanessa Herold, Administrative Assistant
Phone: 609-653-3295 • Fax: 609-653-3272
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