MLH - Germantown Hospital is a community, 309-bed acute care facility that provides a wide array of services including an Emergency Department, renowned obstetrics and maternity program with a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, complete surgical services and comprehensive cardiac services. Germantown is located approximately 30 minutes east of downtown Memphis. The hospital also features an inpatient pediatric unit and emergency services operated under the exact standards of LeBonheur Children's Hospital. Methodist Germantown has been recognized by U.S. News and World Report as a Best Hospital for Orthopedics, designated a Primary Stroke Center and certified Chest Pain Center by the Joint Commission, and received the highest rating for High-Risk Obstetrical Program from the Memphis Business Group on Health. The Women’s and Children’s Pavilion is the first LEED Certified Hospital in Tennessee and earned Leadership in Energy Efficient Design Gold Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council, which encourages green sustainable design.
The Pharmacy Department at Methodist Healthcare - Germantown Hospital consists of 78 associates: including 30 clinical pharmacists, 9 clinical specialists, and 35 pharmacy technicians. The pharmacy practice model integrates centralized and decentralized services to evaluate medication orders, perform profile review and home medication reconciliation, assure prompt turn-around of medications and ensure the most effective medication therapy for every patient. Clinical specialists and clinical pharmacists serve as resource personnel in the areas of internal medicine, critical care, cardiology, nutrition support, oncology, neonatal intensive care, anticoagulation, surgical care, and emergency medicine. These pharmacists are responsible for clinical activities, including consulting for medication therapy management and education, working with private physicians, and rounding with our hospitalists and ICU teams for their unit population. Our pharmacists also educate pharmacy students from the University of Tennessee and Union University, pharmacy residents, staff and other health professionals.
Our PGY1 residency began in 2012 as part of a multi-site program. In 2018, the Methodist Germantown PGY1 residency began pursing its own accreditation and will go through this process in 2019. The program continues to operate in conjunction with other programs across the MLH system.
Please visit our website for more information about program application requirements: http://www.methodisthealth.org/education/pharmacy-residency-programs/
About Methodist Germantown Hospital
The Methodist Healthcare Pharmacy Department is a nationally recognized department that encompasses a patient-centered integrated practice model and has over 50 years of excellence in residency training. Our institution offers an advanced pharmacy practice environment with pharmacists integrated into almost every aspect of patient care across our organization. In addition, we are the primary teaching institution for the University of Tennessee, College of Pharmacy.