The Postgraduate Year Two Oncology Pharmacy Residency at Seattle Children’s is a one-year ASHP accredited training program that provides training in the field of oncology with a focus on pediatrics. Experience is gained in general hematology / oncology, stem cell transplantation and ambulatory care. Opportunities to explore additional areas of interest are available through electives both on and off site. Seattle Children’s has 371 licensed beds with 48 Cancer Care Unit beds, over 15,500 annual inpatient admissions, and more than 330,000 ambulatory visits in 2015. Our comprehensive, multidisciplinary team of pediatric cancer experts treats more than 250 newly diagnosed patients with cancer every year and provides follow-up care to more than 12,700 children and adolescents.
split between Solid and Liquid tumor teams throughout the year
Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Inpatient
Investigation Drug Services- Hematology Oncology Specific
Complete and present a research project at the Hematology Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA) annual meeting
Participate in teaching activities with students
Present a 1 hour seminar on an oncology topic
Prepare and present drug monographs for the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee as assigned
Complete parenteral nutrition, pharmacokinetic and anticoagulation competencies
Staff 32 hours per month on average (weekends and holidays).
Stipends and Benefits
Residents receive an annual stipend of $57,000 with full benefits including an excellent healthcare benefit package (including medical, dental, and vision), 10 days of vacation/holiday leave, and 5 days of sick leave.
In addition, residents receive educational leave and stipend to attend and participate in various pharmacy conferences, including the ASHP Midyear Clinical meeting in December, and the Hematology Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA) meeting in March.
Selected applicants will be invited for a virtual interview with Seattle Children’s in January or February. The applicant must meet the following general requirements:
D. degree from an ACPE-accredited College or School of Pharmacy OR B.S. degree from an ACPE-accredited College or School of Pharmacy and 2 years of hospital patient care experience.
Successful completion of an ASHP accredited PGY1 Residency
PPS Midyear interview- or exception obtain from Seattle Children’s Hospital RPD
Licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Washington. (http://www.doh.wa.gov/LicensesPermitsandCertificates/ProfessionsNewReneworUpdate/Pharmacy/ApplicationsandForms.aspx).
Participate in the ASHP Pharmacy Resident Matching Program (http://www.natmatch.com/ashprmp). Program code number: 744660
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