The St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Pharmacy Informatics Residency is designed to foster expertise in medication-use systems and informatics while providing an applicant with a comprehensive understanding of pharmaceutical data analytics. Residents will become versed in pediatric and research informatics while embracing the guiding principles of medication safety. The resident will support St. Jude’s mission while working with interdepartmental stakeholders as a member of the Pharmaceutical Services Informatics (PSI) team. Experience in teaching is acquired through providing lectures, in-services, journal club presentations, and student precepting. Pharmaceutical Services Informatics aims to implement, maintain, and optimize best-in-class medication use technology solutions and analytics for our customers in support of exceptional pharmaceutical care. Through collaboration with clinical staff (our customers), Quality and Patient Care, and Information Services, PSI strives to facilitate practical solutions that achieve optimal patient outcomes, workflow efficiency, and resource stewardship within the medication use process at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Requirements include a Doctor of Pharmacy degree, successful completion of PGY1 residency, and license (or eligibility) to practice pharmacy in the state of Tennessee.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is a premier basic science research center and one of the largest centers in the world for research and treatment of pediatric cancers and other catastrophic diseases of children. The hospital's mission is to find cures for children with catastrophic illness through research and treatment. The department's mission is to provide the highest quality comprehensive clinical pharmaceutical care to children with catastrophic diseases, always working to integrate research findings into clinical care as quickly as possible. The department consists of professional, technical, and support personnel - all focused on providing care across the inpatient/outpatient continuum. The Pharmaceutical Department includes an accredited clinical laboratory responsible for all clinical drug assays and comprehensive centralized and decentralized distributive and clinical pharmacy services, all supported by a fully integrated state-of-the-art electronic medical record, including CPOE. Departmental faculty and clinical staff are essential members of a laboratory-based clinical care and research program focusing on pediatric clinical therapeutics.