This PGY1 program provides the resident with a solid foundation of experiences focusing on all aspects of inpatient care. We promote the development of a compassionate clinical pharmacy specialist, for the ever-changing healthcare landscape, through progressive clinical, managerial, and research experiences.
Positions available: 6 Duration: 12 months, beginning mid to late June Application:
Application deadline: December 25th
Submit all application materials through PhORCAS
On-site interview required
Required participation in the ASHP National Matching Program
NMS Program Code: 149413
Licensure and employment: Texas pharmacist licensure is required within 90 days of starting the program. Failure to do so will result in termination of employment.
Houston Methodist is committed to improving the health of our patients, employees and community. As a health care provider, it is our responsibility to promote a healthier environment for our employees. Accordingly, effective January 1, 2013, Houston Methodist no longer hires tobacco users. Applicants will be tested for tobacco usage during the post-offer physical and drug screening. If an applicant tests positive for tobacco use or recreational drug use, the offer will be rescinded.
Learning Experiences: Core rotations: Cardiology, Critical Care, Drug Information, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, Medication Safety/Management
Elective rotations: three months may be selected from, but not limited to, the following: BMT, Transitions of Care, Emergency Medicine, Hematology/Oncology, Neurology, Psychiatry, Solid Organ Transplant, one off-site opportunity
Staffing every third weekend and one evening every two weeks averaged over a four week period
Additional responsibilities as part of the clinical specialist on-call program during the second half of the year
Residents will work one major and one minor holiday
Plan, design, and complete a major research project with the guidance of a preceptor
Research results are presented at the Midwest Pharmacy Residents Conference
Complete an additional quality improvement project
Present an ACPE-accredited continuing pharmacy education activity
Policy creation or review
Attend committee meetings
Recruit for succeeding PGY1 pharmacy residents
Attend meetings with co-residents and program directors to discuss a variety of topics including patient cases, journal clubs, guidelines and leadership
Teaching Certificate Program through the University of Houston College of Pharmacy to promote scholarship in academia
Houston Methodist Hospital (HMH) is located in the heart of the world renowned Texas Medical Center. Offering many opportunities for clinical and didactic teaching, it is a teaching affiliate for several top ranked universities and colleges of pharmacy. U.S. News & World Report ranked Houston Methodist Hospital in 8 specialties nationally and the No. 1 hospital in Texas and Gulf Coast for the 7th year in a row. Houston Methodist highly performs in nine of nine common conditions and procedures evaluated by U.S. News & World Report. Additionally, HMH is included on Forbes magazine's list of "America's Best Employers". For more information, visit www.methodistpharmacy.org