Norton Children’s Hospital Pharmacy offers one of only a few specialized pediatric critical care pharmacy residencies available in the country. The one-year experience offers extensive exposure to all aspects of pediatric critical care. The residency will provide residents with opportunities to function independently as practitioners by conceptualizing and integrating accumulated experience and knowledge and incorporating both into the provision of patient care for critically ill patients. Residents who successfully complete the PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency should possess competencies that qualify them for a pediatric critical care or emergency medicine clinical pharmacist and/or faculty position and position them to be eligible for attainment of board certification in critical care. Required rotations include pediatric intensive care unit, cardiac intensive care unit, neonatal intensive care unit, adult medicine intensive care unit, pediatric emergency medicine and toxicology. Elective rotations include adult emergency medicine, infectious disease, stem cell transplant, cardiology and administration. Other elective opportunities exist based on resident interest.
Requirements: Pharm.D. from an accredited college of pharmacy, Completion of an ASHP accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, Eligible for licensure in the state of Kentucky, Participation in PhORCAS
Additional Salary Information: Medical, vision, dental and life insurance, paid vacation, professional travel reimbursement, lab coats, resident office, resident computer, and PALS Certification.
About Norton Children's Hospital
Norton Children’s is a leader in caring for children throughout Louisville, Southern Indiana, the commonwealth of Kentucky and beyond. As the region’s only full-service, free-standing pediatric hospital, Norton Children’s Hospital, along with its predecessor hospitals, has cared for children for more than a century without regard to their families’ ability to pay. The 267-bed hospital is Louisville’s only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center and serves as the primary pediatric teaching facility for the University of Louisville School of Medicine.
The Norton Children’s system offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient pediatric care, including a full range of services for congenital and acquired heart disease, cancer care, neurosciences, spine and orthopedic care, and neonatal care.