Horizon Health Network - Moncton Hospital

Moncton Hospital
135 MacBeath Avenue
Moncton, NB, E1C 6Z8

Douglas Doucette, BSc(Pharm), PharmD, FCSHP
Director of Pharmacy, Horizon Health Network
Phone: 506-863-7887
Fax: 506-857-5540

Stacey MacAulay, BSc. (Pharm), Pharm D
Residency Coordinator & Pharmacy Clinical Practice Leader (Ambulatory Care)
Adjunct Appointee, College of Pharmacy, Dalhousie University
Phone: 506-857-5901
Fax: 506-857-5540


Type: Hospital Pharmacy Residency Program (General PGY1)
Focus: To provide an experiential learning environment using pharmacy practitioner role models so the necessary skills, knowledge, and values can be acquired and applied by the resident in the provision of exemplary patient care.
Established in: 1995
# Positions: 2
# Campuses: 1
App. deadline: October 8, 2020 - 5:00 p.m. EST.
Starting date: June 7, 2021
PRAMS: No additional PRAMS requirements to complete the Pharmacy Residency Application and Matching Service (PRAMS) application when applying to the Horizon Health Network (Moncton Hospital): None
Est. stipend: $34,281 per annum
Vacation/holiday leave: 10 days
Education/conference leave: Up to 5 days. Residents are encouraged to attend at least one major pharmacy conference.
Wellbeing leave: 2 days

Program highlights:

  • Accredited CPRB program offered in affiliation with the College of Pharmacy, Dalhousie University.

  • 52 week program which includes 2 weeks of vacation and 2 wellbeing days.

  • Residents participate in the interprofessional learning program of the Dalhousie University Family Medicine Residency Program at The Moncton Hospital.

Rotations: Residents are expected to complete the required rotations as listed below. Residents are only expected to complete rotations at the site they are accepted into (i.e. Moncton or Saint John). However, residents may request to complete rotations at the other site. Preference for rotation selection is given to the site specific residents.

Required rotations:

Orientation (1-2 weeks)
Medication Management (4 weeks)
Drug Information (3 weeks)
Practice Management & Leadership (2 weeks)
Introduction to Pharmacy Practice (2 weeks)
Mandatory Patient Care Rotations (16 weeks) - see below
Elective Patient Care Rotations (8-9 weeks) - see below
Research Projects (6-8 weeks)
Teaching (4 weeks)
Vacation (10 days)
Conference(s) to be determines yearly

Mandatory Patient Care Rotations:

Infectious Diseases (4 weeks)

General Medicine (4 weeks)

Medical Surgical ICU (4 weeks)


    Specialty rotation (4 weeks)

    Residents choose one of:

    Cardiology/Coronary Care Unit (CCU)

    Community Hospital Rotation

    Emergency Medicine

    General Surgery

    Mental Health


    Oncology (Inpatient)


    Ambulatory Care (complete as a block design or longitudinal design) - possible areas include Anticoagulation Clinic, Diabetes Clinic, Heart Function Clinic, Oncology Clinic

    Elective rotations: Residents will complete 8-9 weeks of elective rotations and can choose from those listed above.

    Minimum required credentials: To be considered for acceptance, you must either be a student enrolled in the final year of a Canadian entry to practice pharmacy degree program (e.g. BSc (Pharm), PharmD) or be a licensed and practicing pharmacist in direct patient care in Canada.

    In addition to Canadian citizens, we will also consider landed immigrants who are currently practicing pharmacists in Canada and possess a strong motivation to attain a high level of competency in the practice of pharmacy.


    Type:  New Brunswick's largest multi-site accredited Regional Health Authority, including 12 hospitals and health centers. For more details, please visit: http://en.horizonnb.ca/home/facilities-and-services.aspx
    Number of beds:  790
    Sites: The Moncton Hospital, Saint John Regional Hospital, Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital, Miramichi Regional Hospital, Sackville Memorial Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Charlotte County Hospital, Sussex Health Centre, Albert County Health and Wellness Centre, and various other facilities and services
    Affiliation: Dalhousie University


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