Pharmacy Residency at Scott & White Medical Center & Vasicek Cancer Treatment Center – Temple

Pharmacy (PGY1) at Baylor Scott & White Health
in conjunction with the University of Texas, College of Pharmacy


HerringtonCONTACT:

Jon D. Herrington, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCOP
PGY1 Residency Program Director
Scott & White Medical Center & Vasicek Cancer Center
Baylor Scott & White Health
2401 S. 31st Street
Temple, TX, 76508
(254) 724-3811
Jon.Herrington@BSWHealth.org


PROGRAM MATCH NUMBER
152422


LOCATION :
Temple, Texas


LENGTH OF RESIDENCY:
1 year


START DATE:
July 1 (orientation begins the last week of June)


REQUIREMENTS:
Doctor of Pharmacy degree from ACPE accredited college of pharmacy
Texas licensure eligibility
A strong interest in clinical pharmacy practice and oncology
Citizens of the United States, green card holders, and those authorized to work in the United States are encouraged to apply.


STIPEND:
Competitive salary plus an attractive benefits package
15 days paid vacation


Scott & White Medical Center (SWMC) is a 636-bed tertiary care facility. Founded in 1904, our hospital also includes the Scott & White Clinic in Temple, multiple regional clinics throughout Central Texas, and over 200,000-member health plan.  Scott & White Medical Center is part of Baylor Scott & White Health network spanning across Texas and is a Level 1 Trauma Center.  The SWMC is an academic facility, serving as a major teaching site for The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy   and the Texas A&M University Rangel College of Pharmacy and College of Medicine.

The Scott & White Pharmacy Department provides progressive, clinically oriented pharmacy services for the hospital, clinic, and health plan. Included among the major departmental functions are 24-hour inpatient pharmacy services, home infusion services, anticoagulation, diabetes and dyslipidemia management clinics and a wide range of services provided by SWMC patient care pharmacists and clinical specialists.

In addition to provision of a wide array of clinically oriented patient care services, the Department of Pharmacy at SWMC has a significant teaching/research presence within the institution. A major element of the departmental teaching mission involves offering both pharmacy practice and post-doctoral specialty residency training opportunities.  The purpose of this residency is to provide postgraduate education to licensed pharmacists to strengthen their knowledge, skills, and abilities for pharmacy practice.  This residency is to prepare pharmacist clinicians for patient care positions in a challenging teaching hospital environment and/or continued specialization in a PGY-2  oncology residency.

The residents divide the year between clinical rotations and patient care pharmacist responsibilities. The combination of training and practice responsibilities provide a blend of experience for highly motivated individuals with a significant interest in oncology and hospital pharmacy practice who are beginning their professional careers.  Opportunities are also available for collaborative research and teaching experiences for the resident.  The resident’s required research project will be oncology focused plus the resident will have teaching experiences with third year pharmacy students.  For those interested in teaching, an academic training program for residents is offered by the College of Pharmacy.


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