Residency Listing

Bay Pines VA Healthcare System-Bay Pines
10000 Bay Pines Blvd
Bay Pines, FL 33744
Code: 33030
NMS Code: 647063
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2)
Health System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Idongesit Idiong, BSc, Pharm.D.
(727) 398-6661 ext. 15631
Fax: (727) 398-9506
Director of Pharmacy: Gary L. Wilson, Pharm.D.
(727) 398-6661 ext.15631
Fax: (727) 398-9506
Program Contact: Carolyn Combs, Pharm.D., M.B.A, BCPS
(727) 398-6661 x15631
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 month residency
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline:


Starting Date: 6/24/19
Estimated Stipend:


Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

This program is designed to enable the resident to develop the professional skills necessary to serve in a clinical or operational leadership role. It includes exposure to national, regional, and local activities that are directed to support team management, regulatory compliance, performance measure monitoring and compliance, and resource management. Emphasis is placed on practical and applied management and leadership topics such as personnel management, communication, resource management, project development, automation, and medication use processes.

Fringe Benefits:   

Ten paid holidays, health benefits, professional travel reimbursement as available, sick leave, administrative leave for professional meetings, annual leave, shared office space, and onsite medical library.

Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

Pharm.D. degree, first year residency, U.S. citizenship, pharmacist license, letter of intent, curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendation. Must submit applications through PhORCAS

Training Site Type:

Hospital, Ambulatory Clinics, and Long-term Care

Owner Affiliate:


Model Type(s):

Teaching, Tertiary

Tax Status:


Professional Staff: 97
Non-Professional Staff: 43
Number of Medical Centers: 9
Total Beds: 397
Average Daily Census: 325
Site Special Features:   

The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System has been providing care since 1933. The health care complex sits in a "paradise like semi-tropical setting" on the edge of Boca Ciega Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Overall, more than 3,000 veterans per day receive health care services at Bay Pines, the Fort Myers Outpatient clinic, and our associated community based outpatient clinics. Bay Pines VAHCS provides comprehensive medical care including acute medical, surgical, and psychiatric care as well as extended medical and psychiatric care, rehabilitative inpatient care, and outpatient care. In addition, Bay Pines VAHCS supervises a community nursing home care program that is one of the largest in the VA system. The facility also operates seven community-based outpatient clinics (CBOC) and a state nursing home. Bay Pines offers medical residency training in all major medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties. Associated Health Training is offered in nursing, psychology, audiology, dental, dietetics, and pharmacy. Training is also provided to over 700 medical students, nursing, and associated health trainees annually. In 2007, Bay Pines VA Healthcare System received full accreditation from the Joint Commission in our hospital, long term care, home care, and mental health programs. Bay Pines VAHCS also received a Level 2 accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers; we are the first VA site in our region to receive level 2 accreditation. Bay Pines VAHCS also is the first VA site in the state of Florida to receive stroke certification.