The purpose of this residency program is to provide advanced training for pharmacists in the fields of oncology, malignant and benign hematology, and blood and marrow transplantation. At the end of the program, the resident will be able to practice independently and autonomously as an oncology clinical specialist in both inpatient and outpatient populations. The resident will be able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide optimal pharmaceutical care for these patient populations. In addition, pharmacists will be capable of developing and supporting quality improvement initiatives and research efforts in the field, conduct self-assessment, and commit to continuous self-learning.
Positions available: 2
Duration: 12 months, beginning early July
Application deadline: January 5th
Submit all application materials through PhORCAS
On-site interview required
Required participation in the ASHP National Matching Program
NMS Program Code: 637860
Licensure and employment: Texas pharmacist licensure is required within 90 days of starting the program. Failure to do so will result in termination of employment.
Houston Methodist is committed to improving the health of our patients, employees and community. As a health care provider, it is our responsibility to promote a healthier environment for our employees. Accordingly, effective January 1, 2013, Houston Methodist no longer hires tobacco users. Applicants will be tested for tobacco usage during the post-offer physical and drug screening. If an applicant tests positive for tobacco use or recreational drug use, the offer will be rescinded.
Core rotations: Bone and Marrow Transplantation, Cancer Center Infusion Clinic, Hematology, Investigational Oncology (1 week), Medical Oncology, Oral Chemotherapy Clinic, Oncology/Hematology Clinics, Oncology Pharmacy Operations, Oncology Selective
Longitudinal Clinical Experiences (three months): Breast Medical Oncology, Hematology, Medical Oncology
Houston Methodist Hospital (HMH) is located in the heart of the world renowned Texas Medical Center. Offering many opportunities for clinical and didactic teaching, it is a teaching affiliate for several top ranked universities and colleges of pharmacy. U.S. News & World Report ranked Houston Methodist Hospital in 9 specialties nationally and the No. 1 hospital in Texas and Gulf Coast. Houston Methodist highly performs in nine of nine common conditions and procedures evaluated by U.S. News & World Report. Additionally, HMH is included on Forbes magazine's list of "America's Best Employers". For more information, visit www.methodistpharmacy.org