Laureate Psychiatric Clinic and Hospital is part of Saint Francis Health System, the largest Health-System in Oklahoma. Laureate is a private, not-for-profit, freestanding, 106-bed psychiatric facility. The psychiatric pharmacy resident has the opportunity to provide care for patients with mental health disorders in the following areas: adult inpatient psychiatry, emergency psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry, adult consult liaison, pediatric consult liaison, eating disorders, neurology, and pain management. Longitudinal experiences, including research and outpatient mental health, are required components of the residency. The resident will also have ample opportunities to teach and precept pharmacy students.
This program aims to develop competent, confident practitioners with expert knowledge, skills, attitudes, and abilities in psychiatric pharmacotherapy and pharmacy practice. The program provides experiences in all aspects of psychiatric pharmacy practice. The resident will develop advanced pharmacokinetics, drug selection and dosing, and formulary management skills. The program features opportunities for interprofessional collaboration and for the resident to serve as a subject matter expert in psychiatric pharmacy. Education opportunities include didactic lectures at a local university and teaching patients, students, and other health care providers. Major research projects provide exposure to developing study methods, collecting and analyzing data, and presenting findings.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of intent, college transcripts, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. Candidates must have a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited college of pharmacy, participate in or have completed an ASHP-accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency program or one in the ASHP accreditation process, and be eligible for licensure in Oklahoma.
Saint Francis Hospital, a Catholic, not-for-profit healthcare organization affiliated with the Religious Sisters of Mercy, was founded in 1960 by William and Natalie Warren. Saint Francis Health System was formed in 1997 and now includes Saint Francis Hospital, The Children's Hospital at Saint Francis, Heart Hospital at Saint Francis, Saint Francis Hospital South, Laureate Psychiatric Clinic and Hospital, Saint Francis Hospital Muskogee, Saint Francis Hospital Vinita, Saint Francis Glenpool, Saint Francis Broken Arrow, Saint Francis Cancer Center, and Warren Clinic. Saint Francis Health System was named on the Forbes list of America’s Best Employers 2021. Saint Francis Health System was the only healthcare organization in Oklahoma to make the list and one of only two companies based in Tulsa to be recognized. US News & World Report has recognized Saint Francis Hospital as #1 in Oklahoma in the 2020-21 Best Hospital Rankings.
Saint Francis Hospital is the largest hospital in Oklahoma. The health system provides services for more than 190,000 emergency room visits and more than 68,000 admissions annually. Saint Francis Hospital has 1,285 staffed beds, including more than 200 critical care beds.