The pharmacist completing this residency program shall be able to independently and confidently provide pharmaceutical care for the critically-ill patient in order to achieve optimal pharmacotherapeutic outcomes. The pharmacist shall be able to initiate the solving of practice problems and self-monitor and self-assess his/her own work. He/she shall be committed to continuous self-learning and the advancement of the pharmacy profession. The resident will gain knowledge and experience in critical care and be adequately prepared to sit for Board Certification in Critical Care Pharmacy (BCCCP). Upon completion of the residency, the resident will be competitive for a position as a critical care pharmacist working in the areas of critical care, emergency medicine, or transplant.
Positions available: 2
Duration: 12 months, beginning early July.
Application deadline: January 5th
Submit all application materials through PhORCAS
On-site interview required
Required participation in the ASHP National Matching Program
NMS Program Code: 583452
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 If an applicant tests positive for tobacco use or recreational drug use, the offer will be rescinded.
Core rotations: Cardiac ICU, Cardiovascular Surgery ICU, Medical ICU, Neurosurgical ICU, General Surgery and Liver ICU, Management, Research
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