In affiliation with The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy, residencies in Critical Care Pharmacy Residencies are available at University Health (San Antonio) and Dell Children's Medical Center (Austin). Both programs will be participating in PPS. Please indicate which program(s) you are interested in pursuing when you request an interview.
Dell Children's: The PGY2 Critical Care Residency at Dell Children’s Medical Center is designed to provide the resident with a concentrated 12-month experience focused on critical care medicine. At the completion of this residency, the resident will be prepared to fulfill the role of a clinical pharmacy specialist in a critical care unit. Based in a pediatric facility, this PGY2 residency offers the unique opportunity to further specialize in pediatric critical care while still establishing critical care skills that are necessary to care for critically ill patients of any age.
University Health: The University Health PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency Program provides a challenging, well-rounded training environment in a variety of critical care areas, including but not limited to surgical/trauma ICU, neuroscience ICU, medicine ICU, emergency medicine, and cardiology/cardiothoracic surgery. Residents will have opportunities to care for adult and pediatric patients, teach and precept pharmacy students and respond to code blue alerts throughout the hospital. In addition, residents will demonstrate leadership and practice management skills and complete a critical care research project. Graduates of the program are prepared to take clinical pharmacy specialist and faculty positions related to critical care.
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.
In order to be considered for this residency, the applicant must:
Complete an ACPE-accredited PharmD Degree program
Be enrolled in or complete an ASHP-accredited (or candidate status) PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
Participate in the ASHP Resident Matching Program
Be eligible for pharmacist licensure in the state of Texas and obtain pharmacist license by August 1
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. 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.