Residency Listing

St. Joseph's/Candler Health System
Department of Pharmacy
5353 Reynolds Street
Savannah, GA 31405
Code: 34026
NMS Code: 713069
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2)
Emergency Medicine Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Accredited
 
Residency Program Director: Erica Merritt, Pharm.D., BCPS
(912) 819-6016
Fax: (912) 819-8338
Email: merritte@sjchs.org
  
Director of Pharmacy: Paul E. Carpenter, Jr., RPh
(912) 819-6047
Fax: (912) 819-8338
Email: carpenterp@sjchs.org
  
Program Contact: Erica Merritt, Pharm.D., BCPS
(912) 819-6016
Fax: (912) 819-8338
Email: merritte@sjchs.org
  
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 month/residency
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline: 1/4/2019
Starting Date: 7/1/2019
Estimated Stipend: 50500
Interview Required: Yes
 
Residency Special Features:   The residency will be structured to meet the goals and objectives of the individual resident, while meeting the ASHP requirements for a PGY2 residency in Emergency Medicine. The goal of this PGY2 emergency medicine residency is to train pharmacy practitioners who will be qualified to work in a variety of emergency medicine or critical care environments. The resident will participate in a Graduate Certificate program through The University of Georgia receiving a Graduate Certificate upon completion.  Teaching opportunities will include precepting PGY1 residents and PharmD students and didactic teaching via either distance learning or on-campus instruction.
 
Fringe Benefits:   Benefits include 10 days of PTO, health insurance, travel budget for professional meetings, ACCP membership, and BPS reimbursement upon successful completion.
 
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   U.S. Citizenship and completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY1 residency. Transcript(s), CV and a minimum of three letters of recommendation are required for consideration.  Licensure in the State of Georgia must be obtained.
 
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Community hospital
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 50
Non-Professional Staff: 30
Number of Medical Centers: 4
Total Beds: 784
Average Daily Census: 250
Site Special Features:   St. Joseph's/Candler is located in historic Savannah, GA, just a short drive away from the beach. This emergency medicine specialty residency is also affiliated with the University of Georgia which provides the resident with a Graduate Certificate program and unique teaching opportunities. Our trauma rotation experience is offered offsite at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, GA.