Pharmacist Resident - Baystate Health

Req#: R30152
Category(s): Residents, Interns, Fellows, Pharmacist Resident
Full Time / Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: First


The PGY1 Pharmacy Residents report through their rotation preceptor to the Residency Program Director (RPD) and residency preceptors of the program. The resident will be expected to fulfill job responsibilities based on level of training as stipulated in this position description and in compliance with the approved institutional and program requirements from the American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists and standards from the Joint Commission.

The PGY1 Pharmacy Residency is a twelve-month stipend-based program designed and structured to provide the organized health care practice community and the pharmacy profession with knowledgeable, creative, and resourceful practitioners who can provide direct patient care services in an institutional practice environment. It supplements an academic pharmacy education and provides the opportunity and necessary stimulus for graduate pharmacists to develop their knowledge and expertise in the provision of pharmaceutical care. The program is flexibly designed to accommodate the training needs of Doctor of Pharmacy degree (PharmD) graduates through required and elective rotations. The resident will also learn how to interact effectively with the multidisciplinary members of the health care team including social workers, nurses, therapists, etc..

The PGY1 Pharmacy Residency program will enable the resident to further develop their skills and competency in the pharmacy practice areas of acute patient care, drug information and drug use policy development, ambulatory patient care, and health-system pharmacy management. Teaching skills in both the didactic and experiential training setting will also be developed through interaction and mentoring of Doctor of Pharmacy students. This residency program will provide a foundation for further training in a specialized residency or fellowship.

The program is comprised of required rotations, elective rotations and longitudinal learning experiences. The rotations are four weeks in duration; however, the longitudinal learning experiences are completed through weekly or monthly activities throughout the 12 months. The selective rotations are based on the resident's prior clerkship and work experiences, and are reviewed with the resident prior to the beginning of the program. The elective rotations are based on the resident's professional interests

Job Responsibilities: 

1) In accordance with the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists, the PGY1 Pharmacy Resident will be required to meet the following four required competency areas and all associated educational goals and objectives: 1) Patient care; 2) Advancing practice and improving patient care; 3) Leadership and management; and 4) Teaching, education and dissemination of knowledge.

2) At the end of each rotation, each resident is required to submit a formal evaluation of the rotation and the preceptor.

Required Work Experience: 

1) None

Preferred Work Experience: 

1) None Listed

Skills and Competencies: 

1) None Listed

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Bachelor of Science: Pharmacy (Required)


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