The residency is designed to prepare pharmacists for management roles in a variety of health-system work settings.
Design, implement, and manage a safe and effective medication use system.
Apply contemporary quality methodology to the management of pharmacy services.
Lead and manage the health system pharmacy’s human resources
Manage the health system pharmacy financial performance within the context of the broader health system.
Leverage technology and automated systems to optimize the medication-use system.
Demonstrate personal leadership qualities and business acumen essential to operate effectively within the health system and advance the profession and practice of pharmacy.
The contemporary health system pharmacy manager/administrator must continually display multidimensional and multifunctional attributes. The resident will work with multiple preceptors to gain experience and achieve competency in the following areas:
· Orientation and Training
· Operations and Technology Management
· Clinical Informatics
· Clinical Practice Management
· Health System Pharmacy Administration
· Hospital/Health System Administration
· Medication Safety and Regulatory Compliance
· Personnel Management
· Financial Management
· Drug Policy
· Educational Services
· Leadership Development
Short term projects pertinent to specific rotations will be completed throughout the residency.
A longitudinal project will be designed and implemented of the course of the residency year.
Stipend and Benefits
A competitive annual stipend and full Methodist Health System benefits including health insurance and paid time off are provided.
The program is in pre-candidate status with the American Society of Health-System Pharmacy.
In order to be considered for the residency program at MDMC, you must complete each of the following steps:
Utilizing the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS) submit the following:
Current curriculum vitae
Letter of intent for pursing a residency program
Three references - Please have references complete the PhORCAS reference template
An official copy of the college of pharmacy transcript
Requirements for Acceptance
Pharmacy degree from an accredited college of pharmacy, graduation from an ASHP-accredited PGY1 program or equivalent, eligibility for employment by Methodist Dallas Medical Center, full Texas licensure within 90 days of employment, and an on-site interview.
The above items must be completed by January 25, 2019.
Jon Albrecht, RPh, MHA, BCNSP, FASHP
Corporate VP, Chief Pharmacy Officer
Methodist Health System
1441 N. Beckley Ave Dallas, TX 75203
About Methodist Dallas Medical Center
Methodist Dallas Medical Center (MDMC) is a 600-bed adult acute care community hospital that serves as the teaching and referral center for the Methodist Health System. The Methodist Health System is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, a multi-healthcare system collaboration focused on elevating patient care quality. MDMC is one of only three hospitals in Dallas that provides adult trauma care and is an accredited Level 1 trauma center. We are home to two adult critical care units (medical/surgical and neurologic) as well as a level-III neonatal intensive care unit serving as a referral center for more than 30 hospitals in North and East Texas. MDMC is also one of the most active transplant centers in the nation providing comprehensive services in the areas of kidney, pancreas, and liver transplantation. Additionally, MDMC has been recognized for excellence in the areas of stroke/cardiovascular care, gastrointestinal/pancreatic disorders, orthopedic surgeries, and cancer and has received numerous awards and recognitions for quality and patient safety. Our institution cooperates with other Dallas and Fort Worth hospitals in sponsoring the CareFlite emergency ambulance a...nd helicopter service providing helicopter, ground, and fixed-wing transport throughout the North Texas region.
Guided by the founding principles of life, learning, and compassion, MDMC provides quality health care to more than 175,000 patients per year. Our commitment to the highest standards for health care helped earn us a Gold Seal of Approval® from the Joint Commission.