Residency Listing

Meritus Medical Center
11116 Medical Campus Road
Hagerstown, MD 21742
Code: 35014
NMS Code: 210913
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Bobbi Hilker, Pharm.D., CACP,BCPS
(301) 790-8925
Fax: (301) 790-9229
Director of Pharmacy: Michael Staley, PharmD
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 month
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: 1/7/2019
Starting Date:


Estimated Stipend: 45000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   Meritus Medical Center, located in Hagerstown, MD, is a not-for-profit 270+ bed acute care hospital that serves the tri-state area of Maryland, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia offering a wide range of clinical services. Meritus houses a level III trauma service, stroke services, cardiac catherization unit, psychiatric unit, and Intensive Care Unit. The program is designed to provide the resident with in depth training for patient care, clinical services, education, and leadership. Core rotations include decentralized floor based pharmaceutical care, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Medication Safety, and Pediatrics. Elective rotations include Transition in Care, Diabetes Management, Clinical Informatics, Oncology, Antimicrobial Stewardship,and Nutrition Support. Staffing requirements, longitudinal experiences, research projects, and participation in Pharmacy Education Sessions will complement the learning of the resident. The resident will have the opportunity to expand on pharmacy services that includes an anticoagulation clinic, pain management, participation in emergency services. Teaching Certificate, ACLS, and PALS Training are additional opportunities provided.
Fringe Benefits:   Health and dental insurance, paid time off for vacation/holidays/sick leave. Plenty of free parking, Expenses paid for selected meetings
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Pharm.D degree, Maryland License, completed PHORCAS application
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Community Hospital
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 25
Non-Professional Staff: 24
Number of Medical Centers: 1
Total Beds: 272
Average Daily Census: 222
Site Special Features:   The hospital recently relocated into a brand new, state of the art building, which is connected to a large comprehensive outpatient facility. The design of the structure focused on the future of healthcare and included dedicated pharmacist workstations on patient care units, single patient rooms, 797 compliant clean room, and a larger Pharmacy Department. Meritus Medical Center has services that includes a level III trauma program, primary stroke center, wound center, and cardiac diagnostic laboratory. Outpatient services include John R. March Cancer Center, Total Rehab Care, the Center for Clinical Research, and the Center for Bariatric Surgery. Hagerstown is located 1 hour west of both Baltimore and Washington DC.