The PGY-1 pharmacy residency program builds on Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year 2 (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.
The PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident is responsible for providing complete pharmacy services in coordination and cooperation with department professional and support staff, consistent with department policies and procedures for operation and clinical practice, meeting all the requirements and obligations of pharmacists on staff. This includes monitoring patient medication regimens and providing appropriate interventions. The PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident actively participates in rotation activities, including: team meetings, rounds, and other interdisciplinary conferences/meetings that occur. The PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency program is affiliated with the University of North Texas System College of Pharmacy, and offers a Teaching Certificate program.
Medical City Arlington is a 432-bed full-service, acute care hospital in South Arlington serving Arlington, Mansfield, Grand Prairie, and other cities in North Texas. A Level II Trauma Center, Medical City Arlington was the first certified Chest Pain Center and the first Certified Primary Stroke Center in Tarrant County and a top performer in heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, and surgical care as designated by the Joint Commission. As the official hospital of the Texas Rangers, Medical City Arlington provides high quality orthopedic services and is known for cancer, neurosurgery, spine, and gastrointestinal care. Medical City Arlington delivers more than 4,300 babies each year and is staffed by more than 1,200 dedicated health care professionals and volunteers, including more than 600 physicians. Medical City Arlington is part of Medical City Healthcare, one of the largest healthcare systems in North Texas
Requirements: · Graduate of an accredited school of pharmacy or completion of the FPGEE · Eligible for licensure in the state of Texas · Completed application through PhORCAS · Three letters of recommendation completed through PhORCAS · Letter of intent · Curriculum vitae · Pharmacy school transcripts
About University of North Texas Health Science Center
The University of North Texas System College of Pharmacy (UNTSCP) PGY2 Ambulatory Care pharmacy residency program further develops knowledge, skills, and abilities in ambulatory care practice acquired in the Doctor of Pharmacy program and PGY1 residency training. The wide variety of rotation experiences will allow residents opportunities for independence as clinical pharmacists. The residents will be integrated into the academic activities at the UNTSCP throughout the duration of the program. Graduates of this program will be prepared for careers in ambulatory care, academia, or other subspecialty positions.