Rx Residency

If you are interested in a PGY-1 pharmacy residency program that will provide experience in a compassionate direct patient care in a community practice setting, then Northeast Georgia Medical Center and Health System, Inc. is the place for you.

Our residency program provides pharmacists job experiences in various areas including Cardiology, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Hematology/Oncology, Internal Medicine (Gainesville and Braselton campuses), Medication Safety, Antimicrobial Stewardship and Leadership/Management. Required acute care experiences will be four to five weeks in duration in order to attain the highest level of learning. Longitudinal experiences include managing Pharmacokinetic, Nutrition Support and Anticoagulation Consult services, conducting a performance improvement/research project and providing education (including CME) to health-care providers

At the end of the program pharmacists will possess proficiency in medication-related care of patients with a ride range of conditions and be eligible for board certification and/or PGY-2 residency training.

To participate in the pharmacy residency program you must have a Pharm.D. Degree from an accredited school of pharmacy. If you would like to join our team, please submit the following through the PhORCAS system:

  • Official Copy of College Transcript
  • Residency Application
  • Letter of Intent-describing goals and interest for pursuing a residency program
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • (3) Letters of Recommendation

12-month residency program

Estimated Stipend $42,000

Number of Positions: 2

Onsite Interview-Required

ASHP Accredited

Other Fringe Benefits:

Ten days paid time off, health and dental insurance, free parking, educational travel allowance, and professional leave for meeting attendance.
Tobacco free campus

For more information, please contact our program director:

Amy Knauss, PharmD, BCPS
770-219-5587
Fax: 770-219-6240
Amy.Knauss@nghs.com
Northeast Georgia Health System
743 Spring Street, NE
Gainesville, GA 30501