Residency Listing

South Miami Hospital
6200 SW 73 Street
Miami, FL 33143-4989
Code: 33014
NMS Code: 155613
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Mercedes Frias, Pharm.D.
(786) 527-6356
Fax: (786) 662-8970
Director of Pharmacy: Carmina Cienfuegos
(786) 662-5337
Fax: (786) 662-8970
Program Contact: Mercedes Frias, Pharm.D.
(786) 527-6356
Fax: (786) 662-8970
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: 1/12/2019
Starting Date: 7/1/2019
Estimated Stipend: 40000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

The resident will serve as an essential member of the healthcare team, making evidence-based recommendations to optimize patient care and outcomes. Opportunities include precepting pharmacy students, participating in multidisciplinary rounds, providing drug information, conducting research projects, participation in local, state and national meetings and presenting in-services to members of the hospital staff. Learning experiences offered, but are not limited to administration, critical care medicine, neonatal intensive care medicine, internal medicine, infectious disease, nephrology and nutrition. This program is designed to prepare the resident to practice as a knowledgeable and confident clinician in pharmacotherapy management by developing and expanding their foundation.

Fringe Benefits:   

The resident is eligible for medical and dental insurance, approved paid vacation time (one week), travel support for state and national meetings and discounted meals.

Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

Candidates must possess a Pharm.D. degree from an ACPE accredited college of pharmacy and be eligible for Florida licensure. Residency candidates must submit curriculum vitae, official transcripts, letter of intent and three letters of recommendation using the standard reference recommendation forms in PhORCAS™. Candidate must participate in the Resident Matching Program.

Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Community
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 30
Non-Professional Staff: 43
Total Beds: 450
Site Special Features:   

South Miami Hospital is part of South Florida's largest not-for-profit healthcare system, Baptist Health South Florida, which has been ranked by Fortune Magazine as One of the "100 Best Companies to Work For". It enjoys an excellent reputation for quality care and now houses such innovative programs as the Center for Robotic Surgery, the Center for Women & Infants, Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute and a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, in addition to a cardiac catheterization lab and a comprehensive cancer program. The hospital also provides a range of outpatient services including anticoagulation, heart failure and pulmonary hypertension clinics. South Miami Hospital has been recognized as a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology, a Bariatric Center of Excellence, a Magnet Hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, a part of the American Nurses Association. It was a recipient of a Governor's Sterling Award in 2010 and was named No. 1 hospital in South Florida by U.S. News & World Report from 2012-2013.