Jackson Hospital
Pharmacy Residency Program

Jackson Hospital & Clinic provides two post-graduate residency training opportunities for pharmacists. The residency programs offered at Jackson Hospital & Clinic include three PGY1 Pharmacy Residency positions and two PGY2 Emergency Medicine positions. These programs are designed to prepare clinical pharmacists for their careers, giving them the opportunity to apply their skills in a variety of different patient care environments.

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About Jackson Hospital

Jackson Hospital & Clinic, Inc. is a 344-bed community hospital servicing Montgomery and the Alabama River Region. Our comprehensive healthcare services include cardiac, neurosciences, orthopedics, and women’s and children’s care, along with 24-hour emergency services. It ranks among the largest hospitals in Alabama and is widely recognized for providing excellence in care. Even with our leading-edge technology and facilities, we remain true to our mission of providing superior personal healthcare in a safe, compassionate environment.

Mission

Jackson Hospital is a not-for-profit organization committed to improving the health of all members of our community by providing superior, patient-centered and cost-effective care in a safe, compassionate environment.

Vision

The vision of Jackson Hospital is to be Central Alabama's first choice for healthcare.

Values

  • Compassion: We care for our patients with empathy and kindness, regardless of their ability to pay.

  • Diversity: We embrace the differences in our patients, staff and community.

  • Education: We improve the health of our region through the continuing education of our patients, staff and community.

  • Innovation: We continually improve the care we provide through evidence-based medicine and technological advancements.

  • Integrity: We are forthright, honest, ethical and respectful.

  • Quality: We strive to achieve excellence in everything we do while providing outstanding customer service.

  • Safety: We maintain a safe environment for our patients, visitors and staff.

  • Teamwork: We work together to achieve common goals.

Pharmacy Resident Tour

Frequently Asked Questions

Are residents involved in committees?

Yes, residents participate in the Pharmacy and Therapeutics committee and will also participate in at least one other committee during the year. The possible committees include transitions of care, IRB, hypoglycemia, surgical site infection, and many more. The residency program will take interests into consideration when assigning the additional committee. 

How many vacation days are allowed?

As a Jackson Hospital employee, residents earn 19 days of ETO during the residency year. No more than one ETO day will be allowed during any one rotation experience, with the exception of illness or approved academic activity. Any ETO remaining will be paid to the resident at the end of the residency year. 

What is included in the orientation?

During orientation, the resident will receive training on order entry, clinical programs, and have numerous lunchtime lectures. During this time, residents are encouraged to begin developing their residency project ideas.

What projects are residents involved with?

Residents are expected to complete one major project during the residency year that is appropriate for presentation at the Southeastern Residency Conference. In addition, it is expected that the residents will complete MUEs and operational projects throughout the year. Other projects may be identified throughout the residency that residents will participate in or complete.

What are my presentation requirements?

Residents are expected to:

1.    Present project poster at ASHP Midyear.

2.    Present project poster results at the Southeastern Residency Conference.

3.    Present one continuing education program for Alabama Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

4.    Present additional in-service presentations throughout the year to medical students, pharmacy students, nurses, and other pharmacists.