Pharmacy Residents

Aurora Health Care   •  

Milwaukee, WI

Industry: Hospitals & Medical Centers


Not Specified years

Posted 70 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Primary Purpose

Responsible for learning and providing pharmacy clinical, distributive, and administrative services.

Major Responsibilities

Completes all resident program responsibilities and expectations in an acceptable manner and consistent with expectations outlined in residency policies, procedures, and manuals.

Develops and maintains competency for clinical pharmacy practice including the evaluation of pharmacotherapy, determining appropriate drug therapy for patients, prevention/resolution of drug related problems, and dispensing and compounding skills consistent with good pharmaceutical practice. Facilitates medication-related continuity of care at admission, transfer, and discharge.

Reviews and accurately interprets medication orders. Evaluates for drug-drug, drug-food, drug-lab, and drug-disease interactions. Prepares and checks medication doses in a manner consistent with good pharmaceutical practice, including using appropriate compounding technique, packaging, and labeling of substance.

Optimizes drug therapy by reviewing, evaluating, and consulting with other healthcare providers, patients, and caregivers.

Takes appropriate steps to prevent medication events and reports them through appropriate channels.

Reviews medication profiles to make recommendations regarding the most clinically effective and cost effective drug therapy, utilizing current clinical guidelines and evidence-based literature as needed.

Maintains up to date knowledge of and ensures compliance with state and federal regulations, system policies and procedures, and department issues and initiatives.

Demonstrates knowledge of and provides input into establishing and implementing drug distribution processes, including the use of automation and technology. Assumes responsibility for departmental operations and manages workflow to meet departmental and patient needs in the absence of a supervisor.

Provides work direction and guidance for technicians in performing technical pharmacy functions and other pharmacy caregivers. May provide orientation/training to new pharmacists and pharmacy technicians and serves as a preceptor for interns, students, and/or residents. Actively supports and participates in departmental efforts, including performance improvement activities, department committees, and/or shared governance activities.


License & Certifications

Pharmacist license issued by the state of Wisconsin May obtain within 6 months based on department discretion.


Doctorate Degree in Pharmacy.


No experience required

Good communication and customer service skills.