The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy in conjunction with affiliated institutions in Temple (Central Texas Veterans Health Care Systems) and San Antonio (South Texas Veterans Health Care Systems) offer psychiatric pharmacy practice residencies with experienced clinical faculty. These residencies include rotations in outpatient and inpatient settings with adult, child/adolescent, and geriatric populations. The South Texas Veterans Health Care System PGY-2 Psychiatric Pharmacy residency program will be participating in PPS.
The Psychiatric Pharmacy Residency Program at the STVHCS in conjunction with The University of Texas College of Pharmacy has been accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists since 2005. The program is designed to provide a challenging training opportunity for individuals desiring to develop clinical competency in the specialized area of psychiatric pharmacy. The 12-month training period incorporates outpatient, inpatient, and residential experiences devoted to the development of skills essential for the delivery of pharmaceutical care to patients with mental illness. This residency allows for ample teaching opportunities, both didactic and preceptorship, as well as offers a formal teaching certificate program. At the completion of this year-long training program, the resident is qualified for positions in clinical pharmacy and academia as clinical faculty.
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 Resident Rounds, the Teaching and Leadership Fellows Program, teaching in labs and precepting clerkship students.
Pharm.D. degree from ACPE-accredited institution.
Eligible to practice pharmacy in at least one state.
Off-site rotations will require licensure in the state of Texas.
Selection is based on professional competence, scholastic achievement, references, communication skills, and clinical practice and research interests.
Completion of an ASHP accredited PGY1 residency or ASHP approved waiver is required.
UT Austin is a Tobacco-free Campus 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.
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.