Cheyenne Regional Medical Center was founded in 1867 as a tent hospital by the Union Pacific Railroad to treat workers injured while building the transcontinental railroad. Today, we are the largest hospital in the state of Wyoming, employing over 2,000 people, and treating over 350,000+ patients from southeastern Wyoming, western Nebraska, and northern Colorado. We pride ourselves on patient and employee experience by living our core values of Integrity, Caring, Compassion, Respect, Service, Teamwork and Excellence to I.N.S.P.I.R.E. great health.
Our team makes a difference every day by providing trusted healthcare expertise through a passionate and I.N.S.P.I.R.E.(ing) approach with a personal touch. By living our values, we aim to achieve our goal of becoming a 5-star rated hospital, providing critical support and resources to our community and the greater region we serve. If you are eager to make a difference and passionate about healthcare, we encourage you to apply today!
Why work at the Cheyenne Regional?
403(b) with 4% employer match
$48,000 per year during your residency program (23.08/hr)
21 PTO days per year (increases with tenure)
Education Assistance Program
Employee Sponsored Wellness Program
Employee Assistance program
Day in the life of a Pharmacy Resident:
Works under the supervision of the Pharmacy Practice Residency Director and co-director(s) with guidance from the Residency Advisory Group, Pharmacy Director, and Practice Preceptors. The resident is expected to complete the required goals set forth by the ASHP pharmacy residency accrediting body. Job duties and responsibilities are set up by Residency Director, co-directors(s), and Practice Preceptors for each specific rotation. Provides pharmaceutical care to the types and ages of patients defined by the pharmacy scope of practice.
Here is what you will be doing:
Provides clinical services to patients and health care providers, including but not limited to counseling, drug information, dosing, calculations, pharmacokinetic consults, and charting.
Completes requirements for residency experiences during the planned time frame for each rotation designed by the residency program keeping patient safety and sound clinical judgment in mind. Meets ASHP prescribed goals.
Interprets and assesses orders and maintains the clinical database in the pharmacy system. Prepares, compounds, dispenses medications per published guidelines, standards and Cheyenne Regional Medical Center policy.
Assists the department and patient care areas in identification and resolutions of patient safety issues related to medication use.
Verifies the work of pharmacy technicians, students, and interns.
Participates in activities designed by Practice Preceptors for each rotation that may include but not limited to committee participation; in-services; teaching; educational programs; projects design and completion; newsletters; Journal Club; clinical rounds; medication use evaluations; quality improvement; drug information; etc.
Verifies that all compounds (sterile and nonsterile) including chemotherapy and parenteral nutrition products are accurate according to orders and standards. Maintains competency to prepare products. Actively works to improve medication safety by maintaining self-education and interventions to improve therapy and medication use systems and processes.
Participates as a member of Code Blue and Trauma Respond teams.
Procures critical drugs and oversees purchasing and patient charging including contract compliance, proper stocking levels, planning ahead, and cost-effectiveness.
Determines and demonstrates effective communication methods and defines appropriate lines of authority for the department/program in keeping with administrative and committee structure
Uses all methods of communication to disseminate information to staff in a timely manner
Professionally handles physician encounters with the patient’s best interest in mind.
Discusses personnel, patient, and staff related issues in a confidential manner and setting with only those who need to know
Complies with the system for ongoing competency maintenance and develops a self-assessment plan to maintain personal competency
Demonstrates sound professional judgment consistent with clinical/academic background
Seeks appropriate guidance when situation dictates advanced knowledge or judgment
Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE accredited college of pharmacy
Registration and licensure with the Wyoming Board of Pharmacy or the ability to become licensed upon hire
Cheyenne Regional AHA RQI within 14 calendar days of start date
When you come to Cheyenne Regional Medical Center, passionate pharmacists, physicians, nurses and staff will be there to encourage you throughout your residency. Cheyenne Regional Medical Center offers a comprehensive line of healthcare services, including critical care and emergency medicine, internal medicine, cardiology, oncology, infectious disease and orthopedics. Cheyenne Regional Health System has over 2,000 employees, 200+ volunteers
170+ medical staff, and 229 licensed beds.