This 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 two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training. Rotations are offered in oncology, trauma, critical care, adult medicine, psychiatric pharmacy, infectious diseases, emergency medicine, management/leadership, and advanced independent practice. One pediatric experience is required. Longitudinal rotations are provided in ambulatory care, residency research, communication/education, and management/leadership. A teaching certificate is offered, but optional. The hospital's affiliations with two state colleges of pharmacy provide an opportunity for interaction with pharmacy students. Certificates of residency are awarded upon meeting the following requirements: achievement of at least 80% of required program goals during twelve months of active residency experience; fulfillment of required research elements, including submission of formal residency project manuscript suitable for publication; and fulfillment of all rotation requirements, quarterly progress requirements, required drug information activities, and service commitments as defined by the residency program director, including staffing assignments and ability to function independently as a hospital pharmacist.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of intent, official college transcripts, curriculum vitae and three recommendations to PhORCAS via WebAdmit. All application materials should be submitted to the Residency Program Director (RPD) prior to the application deadline posted on PhORCAS/WebAdmit. Upon receipt of all application materials, all candidates are invited to participate in a telephone interview; additionally, some candidates may be invited for an on-site interview.
To be eligible for PGY1 residency training, candidates must be graduates (or candidates for graduation for PGY1 programs) of an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) accredited degree program (or one in process of pursuing accreditation) or have a Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Equivalency Committee (FPGEC) certificate from the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP). At a minimum, the program must be a five-year pharmacy degree program. Proof of degree must be provided immediately upon conferral.
Applicants must also be licensed or eligible for licensure in Oklahoma.
About Saint Francis Hospital
Saint Francis Hospital, a Catholic, not-for-profit healthcare organization affiliated with the
Religious Sisters of Mercy, was founded in 1960 byWilliam and NatalieWarren. Saint
Francis Health System was formed in 1997 and now includes Saint Francis Hospital, The
Children’s Hospital at Saint Francis, Heart Hospital at Saint Francis, Saint Francis Hospital
South, Laureate Psychiatric Clinic and Hospital, Saint Francis Hospital Muskogee, Saint
Francis Hospital Vinita, Saint Francis Broken Arrow, Saint Francis Cancer Center, and
Warren Clinic. In 2016, The Children’s Hospital at Saint Francis became the eighth affiliate
clinic of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Saint Francis Glenpool will be the region’s
first free-standing emergency room when it opens in 2018. More than 9,500 employees
make Saint Francis Health System one of Tulsa’s largest employers. More than 25 percent of employees have been with the
health system longer than 10 years. More than 750 volunteers clocked more than 139,000 hours of service in fiscal year 2017.
Saint Francis Hospital is the largest in Oklahoma. The health system provides services for more than 250, 000 emergency room visits and more t...han 56,000 admissions annually. With more than 5,000 births, the health system leads the state in the number of deliveries performed annually at our facilities. The health system is licensed for more than 1,000 beds, including more than 200 critical care beds.
The largest expansion in the hospital’s history was completed in 2014 when an eight-story, 150-
bed, 500,000 square foot patient tower and Trauma Emergency Center opened that includes
acute and critical care capacity; new chapel and convent; clinical education rooms; and
administrative and physician office space. Construction is currently underway on a surgery
renovation that will add more than 15,000 square feet and 7 new operating rooms. An
electronic medical record system was implemented in 2014 in order to provide safer, higher
quality and cost-efficient outcomes. The system created a seamless, integrated
electronic health record and replaced 18 separate systems previously in use.
In fiscal year 2017, Saint Francis Health System provided $108,492,088 in
community benefit, including nearly $50,000,000 in charity care. HealthGrades,
the nation’s leading independent healthcare ratings organization, has named
Saint Francis Hospital a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence and ranks
Saint Francis Hospital among the top 5% of hospitals nationwide for clinical