Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and The University of Tennessee Health Science Center offer two positions for an ASHP-accredited PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency with Pediatric Critical Care Specialty Recognition. Required rotations include pediatric, neonatal, and cardiovascular critical care, emergency medicine, parenteral nutrition, general medicine, and hematology/oncology (off-site). Elective rotations are available in antimicrobial stewardship, and most specialty areas. Residents participate in didactic, small group, and experiential education. PGY2 residents also take a leadership role by sharing responsibilities as co-Chief Residents. Other residency requirements include PALS certification with code response, medication use evaluation, a research project with manuscript, committee activities, as well as some weekend coverage for clinical and distributive services in the critical care areas. Competitive stipend/benefits. The University of Tennessee is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action/Title IX/Section 504 employer.
Candidates for this position should have completed or are completing a PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program.
Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, based in Memphis, Tenn., provides expert care for children in more than 45 pediatric subspecialties, encompassing robust community programs, a pediatric research institute and regional outpatient centers in Jackson, Tenn., Tupelo, Miss., and Jonesboro, Ark. Le Bonheur also features a 255-bed hospital in Memphis and a 21-bed satellite hospital within Jackson-Madison Country General Hospital in Jackson, Tenn.
As the primary pediatric teaching affiliate for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Le Bonheur trains more than 350 pediatricians and specialists each year.
Nationally recognized, Le Bonheur has been named a U.S. News & World Report “Best Children’s Hospital” for 12 consecutive years and is a Magnet-designated facility, the ultimate credential for high-quality patient care and nursing excellence.