The Children's Hospital at Saint Francis provides care for the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of children and their families. Every child who comes to The Children's Hospital at Saint Francis is treated as though he or she is our one and only patient. Each year, the health of thousands of children is improved through the expertise of our skilled medical professionals and our state-of-the-art children’s services. The Pharmacy Department at The Children’s Hospital at Saint Francis with over 65,000 admissions annually and nearly 35,000 visits to our Pediatric Emergency Center. • “A place for every child” says it all. Our pediatric staff and subspecialists provide sophisticated medical care in a 162- bed, child-friendly facility. Here, medical professionals are specially trained to treat the youngest patients as special people with unique needs and concerns. We address the individual, emotional and physical needs of children, adolescents and their families. The Children’s Hospital at Saint Francis offers numerous programs and services for specific diseases in addition to general care for common childhood illnesses. The Children’s Hospital at Saint Francis is the training site for the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University Medical Centers pediatric medical residency programs. • The St. Jude Affiliate Clinic at The Children’s Hospital at Saint Francis opened in 2016 and is the eighth affiliate clinic for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, with a clinical pharmacy support.
Pharmacy Department Our mission is to provide accurate, safe, effective and timely pharmaceutical care for patients at Saint Francis Hospital, The Children’s Hospital at Saint Francis, Saint Francis Hospital South, Laureate Psychiatric Clinics,, Saint Francis Hospital Muskogee, Saint Francis Hospital Vinita, Saint Francis Hospital Broken Arrow, Saint Francis Cancer Center, and warren Clinic.. The department strives to be recognized as a regional and national innovator and leader in medication safety. To achieve this vision, the department utilizes medication safety technologies such as automated dispensing cabinets, inventory carousels, bar code medication administration, smart pump technology, and an electronic medical record system. The department is also committed to training the next generation of pharmacists and is affiliated with our two state colleges of pharmacy. Pediatric clinical pharmacy services are provided in the NICU, PICU, General Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Vancomycin Monitoring and others. Pediatric clinical pharmacists are integrated in several multidisciplinary teams, including the Code Blue, OB Crisis, Pediatric Stroke, Pediatric Trauma and Critical Rapid Intervention Team. PROGRAM PURPOSE The purpose of this twelve-month program is to develop competent, confident practitioners equipped to meet the challenges of contemporary pharmacy practice with an emphasis in process improvement principles. The residency experience provides a solid foundation of skills essential for advanced hospital practice or the pursuit of additional, specialized post-graduate pharmacy training. PGY1 pharmacy residency programs build 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.The following competency areas are taught and evaluated throughout the residency term: (1) patient care; (2) advancing practice and improving patient care; (3) leadership and management; and, (4) teaching, education, and dissemination of knowledge Pharmacy Residency Program at The Children’s Hospital at Saint Francis (NMS Code 207613) • ASHP-Accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency based in The Children’s Hospital at Saint Francis • Program purpose: To train the resident to become a clinical pediatric pharmacist in preparation for PGY2 specialty training in pediatrics, adjunct faculty, and/or patient care positions • 1 resident position
Interested candidates should submit the following materials through Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS): • letter of intent • college transcripts • curriculum vitae • three recommendations All application materials should be submitted to the Residency Program Director (RPD) by the program deadline specified on PhORCAS. SFHS residency programs adhere to the Rules for the ASHP Pharmacy Resident Matching Program. Residency program applicants are evaluated and ranked according to the applicant's ability to meet the educational goals and objectives of the program. This residency site agrees that no person at this site will solicit, accept, or use any ranking-related information from any residency applicant. Applicants who apply to both Saint Francis Hospital and Children’s Hospital at Saint Francis residency programs may be asked to designate program preference for the sole purpose of arranging interviews.
About The Children's Hospital at Saint Francis
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