St. Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton
50 Charlton Avenue East
Hamilton, ON L8N 4A6
Focus: Nephrology, Psychiatry, General Internal Medicine, Critical Appraisal, Critical Care
Established in: 1964
# Positions: 2
Application deadline: October 15, 2019 - 5:00 p.m. EST.
Starting date: 1st week of July or September 2020 (flexible)
PRAMS: Additional requirements to complete the Pharmacy Residency Application and Matching Service (PRAMS) application should be sent through PRAMS when applying to St. Joseph's Healthcare (Hamilton) program by the application deadline: Program specific cover letter (maximum 500 words).
Est. stipend: $16.65 / hour
Benefits: (14% in lieu of benefits)
Vacation/holiday leave: (2 weeks)
Education/conference leave: (at least one week – CSHP conference: PPC recommended)
Program highlights: This post-graduate program offers organized training in various areas of hospital pharmacy. Areas of special interest include provision of pharmaceutical care in various patient-care settings, critical appraisal, administration, research and education. Residents have the opportunity to complete rotations at Hamilton Health Sciences for elective rotations (as per preceptor availability).
- Medication Management Systems / Drug Distribution (5 weeks)
- Critical Appraisal / Health Research Methods (5 weeks)
- General Internal Medicine (4 weeks)
- Administration (2 weeks)
- Drug Information (1-2 weeks)
- Research Project (approximately 8-10 weeks scheduled throughout the year)
Elective rotations are usually 3-4 weeks in duration, based on resident’s preference and number of electives chosen
- Nephrology/Renal Transplant (inpatient and outpatient)
- Critical Care (Adult)
- Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship
- Ambulatory Care (eg SJHH Retail Pharmacy, Internal Medicine Rapid Assessment Clinic – IMRAC)
- General Surgery / Bariatric Surgery
Residents may also have the opportunity to complete elective rotations at Hamilton Health Sciences based on preceptor availability (e.g. Cardiology, NICU, Pediatrics, Hematology, Oncology).
Minimum required credentials: Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or Pharm D. Registration with the Ontario College of Pharmacists as a Pharmacy Intern is required.
Type: Tertiary care academic institution - Centres of Excellence: Firestone Institute of Respiratory Health (FIRH) / Thoracics Chest Program, Kidney/Urinary Program (including Nephrology, Hemodialysis, Renal Transplant and Urology), Mental Health and Addiction, Musculoskeletal / Orthopedics, Diagnostic Imaging, Ophthalmology, Surgery (including General, Bariatric and Cancer)
Number of beds: 690
Sites: 3 Campuses (Charlton Campus (main), West 5th Campus and King Campus )
Affiliation: University of Toronto (for residency program), McMaster University