The JPS PGY1 pharmacy residency is designed to prepare the resident to independently practice in an acute care setting. The resident will be exposed to a diverse patient population in a multidisciplinary teaching environment. Residents will be actively involved in precepting, medication safety, research, and stewardship activities. The graduating resident will be a competitive candidate for PGY2 residency or a hospital clinical pharmacist position.
3 Recommendations (2 from clinical preceptors preferred)
JPS Health Network Human Resources portal application
The Human Resources portal application for the PGY1 Pharmacy Residency position will be posted in mid-November and will be found in the “Careers” section of the JPS website
The JPS Human Resources Talent Plus questionnaire must also be completed by all candidates. Please make sure to give yourself sufficient time to complete this questionnaire (30+ minutes) and to answer all questions honestly.
About JPS Health Network
JPS Health Network in Tarrant County consists of an approximately 573 bed acute-care, teaching hospital and over 40 outpatient clinics that provide more than 1 million patient visits every year. A major employer in Tarrant County, JPS has been recognized for many years as a teaching hospital which offers medical residencies in family practice, orthopedic surgery, psychiatry, podiatry, emergency medicine and obstetrics and gynecology. JPS Health Network is an NCQA recognized Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home and is the only health network in Tarrant County dedicated to caring for medically vulnerable populations. All residents and staff are actively engaged in providing evidence-based multidisciplinary care and promoting health-maintenance and prevention strategies to positively impact population health.
John Peter Smith Hospital is recognized as an indispensable health care resource as well as being the only Level I trauma center in Fort Worth, TX. The hospital is also a comprehensive stroke center, STEMI receiving center, and the emergency department sees over 130,000 patients/year. The pace is stimulating, filled with a wealth of challenging experiences that are rewarding, and patient centered care is provided by multidisciplinary teams throughout the hospital.