PGY1 Pharmacy Residency - Aurora West Allis Medical Center
Advocate Aurora Health
Location: West Allis, Wisconsin
Aurora West Allis Medical Center is a community hospital providing a full range of inpatient and outpatient services to patients in the Milwaukee area and surrounding communities. In addition to internal medicine, critical care, and other specialty services, Aurora West Allis Medical Center is home to the Aurora Women's Pavilion, which provides comprehensive women's health services including maternal and fetal medicine and a level III neonatal intensive care unit. Residents are part of Aurora Health Care's pharmacy residency class, and complete all learning experiences at Aurora West Allis Medical Center. Learning experiences include drug policy, administration, patient care - including general/internal medicine, women's health, critical care, infectious diseases, professional development, and more. Each resident's experience is customized based on their interests and needs.
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.