University Hospital is home to the premier Level 1 Trauma Center for adult care and the only Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center in South Texas, serving a 22-county region. The Adult Emergency Department consists of 111 beds including 8 for medical resuscitation and 20 for traumatic resuscitation. There is an 18 bed pediatric emergency department. There are 84 adult ICU beds including medical, surgical/trauma, neurosurgical, and cardiac at University Hospital where provision of care is accomplished by attending physicians, intensivists, residents, acute-care mid-level practitioners, clinical pharmacists and other care personnel. In addition, University Hospital is certified as a Cardiac Cath Center and Comprehensive Stroke Center by the Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association – the highest level of certification available.
University Hospital, in collaboration with The University of Texas College of Pharmacy and the University of the Incarnate Word Feik School of Pharmacy, offers a challenging ASHP Accredited Postgraduate Year 2 (PGY2) pharmacy residency in emergency medicine with well-rounded required training experiences in emergency medicine, trauma and emergency surgery, pediatric emergency medicine, toxicology, surgical/trauma ICU, and medicine ICU. Electives may be chosen from a variety of areas, including but not limited to internal medicine, infectious disease, neurology, neurosurgical ICU pediatrics, and cardiology. Residents will have opportunities to care for pediatric and adult patients, both inpatients and outpatients, teach and precept pharmacy students, respond to critical patient resuscitations in the emergency department, and respond to code blue scenarios throughout the hospital. In addition, residents will demonstrate leadership and practice management skills and complete an emergency medicine research project. Residents in The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy Affiliated Programs are eligible for appointment as an Instructor in Clinical Pharmacy with the College of Pharmacy. There are also opportunities for participation in Pharmacotherapy Rounds, the Teaching and Leadership Fellows Program, teaching in labs and precepting clerkship students. Graduates of the program are prepared to take clinical pharmacy specialist and faculty positions related to emergency medicine.
Requirements include: PharmD degree from an ACPE accredited school of pharmacy, completion of an ASHP Accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency, and licensure with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy prior to August 1 of the residency year.
A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position. The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, Vietnam era or special disabled veteran's status, or sexual orientation. (The Veterans Health Care System requires US Citizenship.) Under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act, disability accommodations will be provided, as needed. If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the university.
Internal Number: PGY-2 Emergency Medicine
About The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is one of the premier institutions of pharmaceutical education and research in the country. Pharmacists have significant responsibility for managing drug therapy, counseling on medication use, and monitoring drug therapy outcomes. Our Doctor of Pharmacy program prepares future practitioners to meet these challenges as lifelong learners and leaders in drug therapy management. We offer graduate programs leading to research-focused M.S. or Ph.D. degrees in pharmacy including the inter-institutional Ph.D. program in translational research. An exceptional faculty brings cutting edge research and clinical expertise to the classroom and supervise student-learning experiences in both patient care and research. Our students are tomorrow’s pharmacy leaders. What starts here truly changes the world.