Residency Listing

Palmetto General Hospital
Department of Pharmacy
2001 W. 68th Street
Hialeah, FL 33016
www.palmettogeneral.com
Code: 33023
NMS Code: 185613
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Accredited
 
Residency Program Director: Mercedes B Fraga, Pharm. D., BCPS, BCCCP
(305) 823-5000 x7461
Fax: (786) 639-1674
Email: mercy.fraga@tenethealth.com
  
Director of Pharmacy: Mary Ibarra Diaz, Pharm.D., MBA-HA
(305) 823-5000 x7461
Fax: (786) 639-1674
Email: mary.ibarradiaz@tenethealth.com
  
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 month/PGY1
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: 2019-01-10
Starting Date: 7/1/2019
Estimated Stipend: 40000
Interview Required: Yes
 
Residency Special Features:   This PGY1 pharmacy residency gives in-depth experience in broad areas of pharmacy practice including cardiology, infectious disease, pharmacokinetics, drug information/drug policy, internal medicine, critical care, emergency medicine, mental health, nutritional support, clinical informatics, and administration. Residents are required to present formal lectures to medical residents, as well as continuum education to pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. In addition, residents are required to complete a research project and present the results at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Clinical Meeting and at the Florida Residency Conference (FRC). The resident also serves as a preceptor for pharmacy students throughout the residency year. Please visit our website for more information: https://www.palmettogeneral.com/for-health-professionals/careers-at-palmetto-general-hospital/pharmacy-residency-program
 
Fringe Benefits:   The resident receives medical and dental insurance, paid sick leave, holidays, vacation, and education days, meal vouchers, free parking, and professional travel reimbursement
 
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Applicants must submit an application through Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS) and register through the National Matching Service (NMS).
Applicants must have graduated with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) accredited Doctor of Pharmacy Program and be licensed or eligible for licensure in Florida.
Application requirements:
• 3 letters of recommendation (at least one from a current licensed pharmacist)
• Official College of Pharmacy transcripts
• One typed essay page addressing career goals, strengths, and weaknesses (letter of intent)
• Curriculum vitae
• Available for on-site interview
 
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Tenet Health Care Corporation
Model Type(s): Acute Care Teaching
Tax Status: Profit
Professional Staff: 30
Non-Professional Staff: 35
Total Beds: 368
Average Daily Census: 280
Site Special Features:   Palmetto General Hospital is a 368-bed acute care hospital that has been serving the Miami-Dade and Broward communities for more than 40 years. Our staff includes over 600 medical professionals and over 1,600 employees who work together to deliver the best possible medical care to the communities we serve. Our programs have been recognized by some of the most respected healthcare organizations in the country, with award-winning specialties that include open heart surgery, bariatric surgery, neurology, maternity services, wound care and more.