Residency Listing

Sacred Heart Hospital
5151 North Ninth Avenue
Pensacola, FL 32504
Code: 33503
NMS Code: *163113,163125
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Shane Chordas, Pharm.D., BCPS
(850) 416-5479
Fax: (850) 416-4068
Director of Pharmacy: Jerry D. Smith, B.S.Pharm, Pharm.D., M.S.H.A., CRPh
(850) 416-7712
Fax: (850) 416-4068
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 5
Application Deadline: 1/4/2019
Starting Date: 7/1/2019
Estimated Stipend: 47500
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   * 4 Candidates for the PGY1 pharmacy; NMS code 163113: 1 Candidate for the PGY1 pharmacy with a pediatric focus; NMS code 163125. Sacred Heart Health System offers a wide variety of clinical rotations that provide extensive pharmaceutical care experiences. By becoming a part of our team, you will develop skills to become a well-rounded clinical practitioner capable of working in a variety of pharmacy settings.
Fringe Benefits:   

Paid time off (12 days); full health, dental, and vision benefits; paid attendance to ASHP Midyear meeting in addition to a Residency Conference.

Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

Eligibility for Florida Licensure; Curriculum Vitae, pharmacy school transcripts, letter of intent with declaration of Adult or Pediatric emphasis, a headshot photo (4x6), onsite interview and three letters of recommendation

Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Ascension Healthcare
Model Type(s): Teritary/teaching
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Total Beds: 566
Average Daily Census: 351
Site Special Features:   

Sacred Heart Health System has established itself as the most preferred hospital in Northwest Florida and the region's leader in providing high quality health care to children and adults. Key services include a 566-bed hospital in Pensacola that includes the area's only Children's Hospital. Other key services include a Regional Heart and Vascular Institute, Stroke Center, Level II Trauma Center, a Cancer Center affiliated with M. D. Anderson Cancer Network, and a large regional network of primary care and specialty doctors stretching from Foley, Ala. to Apalachicola, Fla.

In 2003, the Health System added Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast, a 76-bed community hospital in Walton County. In 2010, Sacred Heart Hospital on the Gulf, a 19-bed hospital, opened in Port St. Joe, Fla. Sacred Heart is part of Ascension, the nation's largest system of not-for-profit health care facilities. For more information, visit online at

The Studer Family Children's Hospital at Sacred Heart is a 117-bed children's hospital that offers care in a number of sub-specialties including pediatric oncology, surgery, general medicine and intensive care. It is home to the area's only Level III neonatal intensive care unit. A PGY-1 pharmacy practice residency with an emphasis in pediatrics is available.