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Pharmacy Postgraduate Year One (PGY1) Residency

A Message from the Residency Program Director

It is difficult to truly explain the value that residency can bring to a pharmacist’s career.

If approached with the right attitude and effort, residency training is a fulfilling, educational experience that can help a pharmacist practice at his or her highest potential.

The individual who fills this position will have the opportunity to experience a high level of clinical learning and hands-on experience, high levels of camaraderie and teamwork, and the chance to develop his or her skills in a wide range of settings.

At Doylestown Health, we are excited to offer the opportunity for a one-year residency training in 2021.

With full backing from our outstanding and supportive community, all of us at Doylestown Health are thrilled to offer this residency. We are excited about the impact a resident will make at our hospital, and also all that we have to offer to the individual who fills the position.

We invite you to apply for this position and explore the possibilities that a residency can offer you. As you begin to explore this position, please feel free to contact us with any questions.

Thank you for your interest in our residency program. We look forward to your application and wish you the best of luck during this next step of your training.

Sincerely,

Lindsay Gladysz, PharmD, BCPS

About Doylestown Hospital Pharmacy

  • Equipped with a state-of-the-art sterile processing area, a hazardous drug storage room, medication carousel, MEPS Real-Time Inc® RFID technology for critical inventory, and an outpatient infusion suite. The hospital utilizes CPOE and Pyxis automation along with bedside barcode medication administration.
  • 20 full-time pharmacists, 14 part-time pharmacists; 9 clinical pharmacists
  • Provides clinical services in intensive care, infectious diseases, internal medicine, transitions of care, oncology and outpatient infusion, emergency medicine, and pharmacy operations
  • Precept pharmacy students throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.
  • Patient safety is paramount, with a multi-layered approach to ensure safe medication utilization from order entry through administration.

Doylestown Hospital PGY1 Pharmacy Residency View Preceptor Bios

Purpose and Mission

PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Purpose Statement

The Doylestown Hospital PGY1 pharmacy residency program builds on the 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.

PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Mission Statement

To educate, train, and foster interdisciplinary collaboration of the next generation of pharmacists to provide excellent patient-centered care.

Learning Experiences

Core Rotations

  • Orientation
  • Internal medicine/transitions of care
  • Critical care
  • Infectious diseases/antimicrobial stewardship
  • Pharmacy practice leadership
  • Ambulatory care (longitudinal)
  • Pharmacy practice experience

Elective Rotations

  • Ambulatory care
  • Outpatient infusion department
  • Pharmacy informatics
  • Long-term care facility/geriatrics pharmacy
  • Can revisit core rotations for electives (customizable length to meet needs of resident)

Additional Experiences

  • Medication use evaluation
  • Research project
  • Committee participation
  • ACPE-accredited continuing education presentation
  • Drug information
  • ASHP midyear poster presentation
  • Eastern states platform presentation
  • Multi-layered learning
  • Community education
  • ACLS and PALS certification

Residency Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Health/dental/vision benefits
  • Paid time off
  • Travel reimbursement for clinical meetings
  • Free parking

Program Information

  • Pre-candidate status through ASHP
  • Focus: hospital pharmacy
  • Duration/type: 12 month
  • Number of positions: 1
  • Interview required: yes
  • Starting date: June 21, 2021

Application requirements

  • Must be graduate or candidate for graduation of an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) accredited degree program
  • Must be licensed or eligible for licensure in the state of Pennsylvania
  • Completed application via PhORCAS 
  • Official transcripts
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of intent
  • Three letters of recommendation submitted via PhORCAS

Thank you for your interest in our program!

The application deadline for the PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at Doylestown Hospital is January 2, 2021.

Contact

Lindsay Gladysz, Pharm.D., BCPS

Department of Pharmacy
Doylestown Health
595 West State Street
Doylestown, PA

Phone: 215.345.2665
Fax: 215.345.2433
LGladysz@dh.org

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