The VISN 17 Pharmacy Benefits Management Department and Central Texas Veterans Health Care System in Temple, Texas in conjunction with The University of Texas at Austin offers a PGY2 residency In Pharmacy Outcomes and Healthcare Analytics. This comprehensive, post-doctoral pharmacy training program is designed to build upon a PGY1 residency graduate’s clinical foundation and overall knowledge of pharmacy operations. Resident’s will be prepared to assume high level, multifaceted positions in a variety of healthcare settings. The program will produce residents who are capable of creating pharmacoeconomic proposals, developing drug use policy, and they will be proficient in the language and use contemporary business intelligence software. Graduates will have necessary leadership skills to facilitate taskforces, committees, and regional multidisciplinary healthcare teams to ensure practical application and implementation of developed, evidence-based, drug-use policies. Candidates will understand and be able to establish metrics to monitor the impact of formulary management strategies both prospectively and retrospectively. Residency program goal: graduates will have a marketable skill-set (clinical, management, and leadership skills) which are currently desired by top healthcare employers.
Residents in The University of Texas College of Pharmacy Affiliated Programs are eligible for appointment as an Instructor in Clinical Pharmacy with the College of Pharmacy. There are also opportunities for participation in Resident Rounds, the Academic Training Program, teaching in labs and precepting clerkship students.
Requirements include: PharmD degree from an ACPE accredited school of pharmacy and licensure with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy prior to September 1, 2018 (some institutions require earlier licensure). Veterans Administration Healthcare Centers require that by Septmeber 1, 2018 residencts must have a full, current and unrestricted license to practice pharmacy in a State, Territory, Commonwealth of the United States (i.e., Puerto Rico), or the District of Columbia.
A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position. The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, Vietnam era or special disabled veteran's status, or sexual orientation. Under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act, disability accommodations will be provided, as needed.( The Veteran’s Health System requires U.S. citizenship) If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the university.
About University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy Affiliated Programs
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is one of the premier institutions of pharmaceutical education and research in the country. Pharmacists have significant responsibility for managing drug therapy, counseling on medication use, and monitoring drug therapy outcomes. Our Doctor of Pharmacy program prepares future practitioners to meet these challenges as lifelong learners and lead...ers in drug therapy management. We offer graduate programs leading to research-focused M.S. or Ph.D. degrees in pharmacy including the inter-institutional Ph.D. program in translational research. An exceptional faculty brings cutting edge research and clinical expertise to the classroom and supervise student-learning experiences in both patient care and research. Our students are tomorrow’s pharmacy leaders. What starts here truly changes the world.