Residency Listing

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
1 Robert Wood Johnson Place
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Code: 21030
NMS Code: 159513
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Jaimini Amin, Pharm.D.
(732) 828-3000 ext. 8582
Director of Pharmacy: Jodie Skayhan, Pharm.D.
(732) 937-8582
Fax: (732) 937-8584
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: 2018-12-31
Starting Date: 2019-07-01
Estimated Stipend: 47500
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey is a part of the RWJBarnabas Health System, the largest health system in New Jersey. The PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) in New Brunswick, NJ is intended to provide extensive post-graduate training in all aspects of hospital pharmacy practice. The program has been designed to meet all standards and requirements of the American System of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), and the residency is fully accredited by that organization.
Pharmacists completing this residency will be competent and confident clinicians, providing evidence-based patient care in collaboration with other healthcare professionals. They will efficiently communicate with patients and other healthcare professionals, utilizing effective educational techniques that have been individualized to suit the intended audience. With the aid of appropriate information technology, they will effectively manage practice-based projects and the overall medication-use process. These pharmacists will demonstrate professionalism by developing a strategy for ongoing, self-directed learning, conducting themselves in an ethical manner, and developing a personal approach to practice leadership. After completion of this residency, the pharmacist clinician should additionally be prepared to pursue further postgraduate training in the area of their choice. The Pharmacy Residency Program at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital provides an environment designed to produce competent and compassionate health system pharmacists. The program provides residents with a variety of opportunities to develop their clinical, communication and leadership skills all while providing superior care to patients.
Fringe Benefits:   Residents receive a comprehensive benefits packagefrom RWJUH including health care and paid time off. Financial support is provided for residentsto attend the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and the Eastern States ResidencyConference. Membership to NJSHP is also provided.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Applicants must hold a Pharm.D. degree from an ACPE-accredited College of Pharmacy, be licensed (or be eligible for licensure) in New Jersey, and possess good communication and interpersonal skills. The position is available beginning July 1 for a 12-month appointment. . Applicants must be registered in the ASHP Matching Program and submit:
  • A letter of intent
  • College transcripts
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of reference
Upon completion of the screening process, selected applicants will be asked to schedule an onsite interview. During the onsite interview a clinical patient case/scenario will be given and the candidate will be required develop an assessment of the case and plan of care. A brief Q&A session will follow.

Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Teaching, Tertiary
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 70
Non-Professional Staff: 70
Number of Medical Centers: 8
Total Beds: 620
Average Daily Census: 600
Site Special Features:   Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) New Brunswick, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, is an academic medical center whose Centers of Excellence include cardiovascular care from minimally invasive heart surgery to transplantation, cancer care, stroke care, neuroscience, joint replacement, and women’s and children’s care including The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital (BMSCH). BMSCH serves as the focal point of New Brunswick’s growing children’s health campus, which includes the Child Health Institute of New Jersey, PSE&G Children’s Specialized Hospital, and Ronald McDonald House. The 105-bed, free-standing, state-designated, acute care children's hospital is a state-of-the-art facility that is specially designed to care for children. From pediatric surgery, urology and cardiology to oncology, hematology and pulmonology, BMSCH’s specialists and intensivists provide advanced care for children of all ages – from fragile newborns to adolescents.

As the flagship Cancer Hospital of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and the principal teaching hospital of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, RWJUH is an innovative leader in advancing state-of-the-art care. A Level 1 Trauma Center and the first Pediatric Trauma Center in the state, RWJUH’s New Brunswick campus serves as a national resource in its ground-breaking approaches to emergency preparedness.