PGY1 Community-Based Pharmacy Residency – Aurora Health Care Metro, Inc.
Advocate Aurora Health
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
This residency provides an opportunity to practice at both the Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center and the Aurora Sinai Medical Center Outpatient Pharmacies. Residents will concentrate on enhancing existing services and implementing new pharmacy-based medication therapy management programs. Patient care services include comprehensive medication reviews, immunizations, a discharge prescription delivery service, a transplant medication refill service, and community outreach events. Residents will also have the opportunity to complete longitudinal ambulatory care learning experiences in primary care and anticoagulation clinics, providing disease state management through collaborative practice agreements and medication therapy management services. Coordination of patient care between the pharmacy and clinics will be emphasized. Residents will also gain experience in practice management and professional/leadership skills development. There is opportunity to precept students and provide ACPE educational programs. The residency experience is customized to each resident.
All applicants must apply through PhORCAS and meet the following criteria:
Graduate of an ACPE-accredited school of pharmacy (or one in process of pursuing accreditation) or have a Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Examination Committee (FPGEC) certificate from the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP).
Eligible for pharmacist licensure in Wisconsin. Residents are expected to be licensed as a pharmacist in the state of Wisconsin prior to starting the residency program and sit for exams at the first available opportunity.
Not employed outside the organization during the program.
US citizen or permanent resident of the US.
Flexibility to start on a pre-determined date. Ask the program director for the exact date. Adjustments to the start date are not allowed.
Pharmacy Residency programs participate in the Residency Matching Program ("The Match"). After "The Match," employment as a pharmacy resident is contingent upon the applicant satisfying Aurora Health Care's employment eligibility requirements, including:
Application evaluation by Human Resources
Pre-employment physical and drug screen (urine analysis), which must be completed at a designated Aurora Health Care location during the first 2 weeks of June.
Residents are full-time employees and eligible to participate in the Aurora Health Care benefit program.
Aurora Health Care in Wisconsin and Advocate Health Care in Illinois together are now Advocate Aurora Health. Advocate Aurora Health is a large, not-for-profit, integrated health care system in Wisconsin and Illinois nationally recognized for excellence. It features nearly 30 hospitals, numerous ambulatory care clinics, retail and specialty pharmacies, and more. Pharmacy residents gain real-world perspective and benefit from system-wide resources; a single department of pharmacy across the entire system; and collaboration, innovation, and an advanced level of practice.