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The PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at the South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS), Audie L. Murphy Division,, is a program with unique opportunities. This progressive, innovative training program offers a variety of educational opportunities in direct patient care and practice management. The Audie L. Murphy Memorial Veterans Hospital is a 350-bed facility with an adjacent 90-bed Community Living Center (CLC), a 30-bed Spinal Cord Injury Unit, an eight-bed Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, and a Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center. The facility is located in northwest San Antonio and provides primary, secondary, and tertiary health care in medicine, psychiatry, oncology, surgery, and rehabilitation medicine to serve the health care needs of area veterans. Primary care needs of veterans are also addressed at several outpatient clinics that are located near Audie L. Murphy Memorial Veterans Hospital. The Pharmacy Service offers 24-hour coverage, centralized unit-dose drug distribution, complete IV-admixture program, and clinical services. Pharmacies are also located in the outpatient clinics and operate during clinic business hours.
The Department of Pharmacy at the STVHCS offers a wide range of clinical pharmacy services provided by clinical pharmacists and clinical specialists. The STVHCS currently has specialized residency training programs in the areas of primary care, geriatrics, hematology/oncology, infectious disease, and psychiatry. Various electives are available and will be chosen based on the resident's interests. The resident frequently interacts with fellow residents through participation in journal club, case discussion sessions, and Pharmacotherapy Grand Rounds. The STVHCS is closely affiliated with The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy and The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Completion of a residency project is required. Residents have the opportunity to participate in a Teaching Academic Program throughout the year.
The resident is an employee of The Department of Veterans Affairs, directly responsible to the Chief, Pharmacy Service. Daily guidance and supervision will be provided by the resident's program director.The University of Texas at Austin and its affiliated institutions are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Security sensitive; conviction verification conducted on applicant selected.
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The University of Texas
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Austin, TX, USA
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