By meeting community health care needs for over a century, Morton Plant Hospital has earned a reputation for being one of the most effective, well-managed hospitals in America.  This 687-bed community-owned hospital has received many accolades, including Top 100 heart hospital by Thomson Reuter’s 100 Top Hospitals Cardiovascular Benchmarks for Success study for 16 years.

The PGY1 pharmacy residency program at Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater, Florida is a 12-month ASHP accredited program that provides experience in a wide variety of settings. The PGY1 residency program provides extensive training and development in many aspects of acute care. The program has clinical pharmacist and clinical coordinators with expertise in a variety of fields including several medical specializations, infectious disease, oncology/hematology, critical care, emergency medicine, and transition of care and therapeutic policy. In addition, the resident will have the opportunity to work with the medical staff to assure rational prescribing of medications, work with patients to enhance their knowledge of the medications they receive, and partner with nursing to improve the overall safety of medication use.

Morton Plant Hospital PGY1 Pharmacy Residency

All residents are required to complete rotations in core subject areas considered to be essential to pharmacy practice. A broad range of elective rotations are available that allow the resident flexibility in pursuing individual goals. All rotations are 4 weeks in length except for Critical Care which is 6 weeks (includes 4 weeks in ICU and 2 weeks in the CCU/Neuro ICU) and orientation and cardiology, which is 5 weeks. Longitudinal experiences are required and will encompass your projects and practice coverage for the residency throughout the year.

Program Summary:
The resident will function as an integral part of the department’s patient care services. These responsibilities include:

  • the provision of pharmaceutical care
  • inpatient and outpatient education
  • collaboration and education of pharmacy students
  • committee membership
  • medication safety initiatives
  • operational activities

The resident is expected to complete a research project with a corresponding manuscript, MUE, P&T drug monograph, P&T minutes and pharmacy newsletter. In addition, the resident is expected to present either a CE or CME to the medical staff and present their research findings at the Florida Residency Conference.

The PGY1 residency program core rotations include:

  • Orientation
  • Internal Medicine 1 (Med/Onc/Tele)
  • Internal Medicine 2 (Med/Surg)
  • Critical Care
  • Cardiology
  • Neurology
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Administration
  • Longitudinal Projects and Practice Experiences

Elective rotations may include:

  • Infectious Disease
  • Infectious Disease Long-term Care
  • Transition of Care
  • Oncology
  • Pediatrics
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Advanced Rotations (Internal Med, Cardiology, Critical Care)
  • Project/Research Month

Program Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical Plan with prescription drug coverage
  • Dental and Vision Plans
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Opportunity to Contribute Pre-tax Dollars to a 401 (k) Plan
  • Life Insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability Coverage, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Coverage
  • Professional Travel Reimbursement
  • Team Member Services: Team members receive a discount rate on a variety of events, programs, and tickets to area attractions

Requirements for Acceptance:

  • The applicant must participate in the MATCH process
  • Online application through PhORCAS
    • Letter of intent
    • Current Curriculum Vitae
    • Three letters of recommendation
    • Official transcript from all colleges of pharmacy attended
    • The applicant must possess a Pharm.D. degree from an ACPE-accredited college of pharmacy
  • The applicant must have active Florida Pharmacist License within 90 days of the residency start date
  • The applicant must participate in an on-site interview

Application Process:
Residency candidates should submit all requirements for acceptance through the PhORCAS website.  Once submitted, applications will be reviewed and candidates will be selected for on-site interviews.  After the interviews are completed, a rank list will be submitted to ASHP via the National Matching Service.  The ASHP Resident Matching Program will provide the program with the matched candidates.

Deadlines:
Deadline to apply for the 2019-2020 residency class:  January 10, 2019

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Program Leader

Christine Price, Pharm.D.
Christine received her Doctor of Pharmacy from Nova Southeastern University. She completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency in Internal Medicine at Tampa General Hospital. Christine is the Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator for Morton Plant Hospital and practice areas include internal medicine and therapeutic policy.

 

Questions?
Christine.Price@baycare.org
Availability M-F 8-4pm

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  • Christine Price, PharmD
    Internal Medicine, Longitudinal Projects and Practice, Research, Formulary Management, Drug Policy
  • Glenn Graziose, MBA
    Administration, Pharmacy Operations, Budget/ Financial Management, Strategic Planning
  • Benjamin Philip, PharmD, M.S.
    Administration, Operations, Regulatory/Compliance, Automation, Medication Safety
  • Robin Colon-Moreno, PharmD, BCPS, PRS
    Administration, Operations Management, Medication Safety
  • Lynne C. Krop, PharmD, BCPS, AQ-ID
    Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship, Therapeutic Policy
  • Tracy Johns, PharmD, MS
    Ambulatory Care
  • Jonathan Grey, PharmD, BCPS
    Infectious Diseases Long-term Care, Formulary Management, Drug Policy
  • Britney Bisio PharmD, BCPS
    Orthopedic Surgery, Neurosciences, General Medicine
  • Alyssa Chappell, PharmD, BCPS
    Emergency Medicine, Critical Care
  • Lawrence Davila, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
    Critical Care, Internal Medicine
  • Daniel Foskey, PharmD, BCPS
    Emergency Medicine
  • Jennifer Hendershot, PharmD
    Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Acute Care
  • Marisa Hill, PharmD, BCPS
    Neuro Critical Care
  • Jennifer Kearns, PharmD, BCACP
    Transitions of Care
  • Katie Martinkovic, PharmD, BCPS
    Emergency Medicine / Critical Care
  • Hillary Phillips, PharmD, BCCCP
    Intensive Care Unit, Critical Care, Neuro Critical Care, Emergency Medicine
  • Mays Putrus, PharmD, BCPS
    Internal Medicine
  • Michael Ruble, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
    Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit

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