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WakeMed PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency Program

The PGY-1 program at WakeMed provides residents with the experience and knowledge necessary to become competent practitioners.

This 12-month postgraduate training experience is designed to develop the following core competencies:

  • Managing and improving the medication-use process
  • Providing evidence-based, patient-centered medication therapy management
  • Exercising leadership and practice management skills
  • Providing medication and practice-related education/training
  • Utilizing medical informatics

WakeMed's PGY-1 program offers a competitive stipend, comprehensive benefits package, accrued paid days off, and administrative leave to attend conferences.

Program Start Date: June 23, 2014

Requirements

  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited College of Pharmacy.
  • Licensure/eligibility for licensure in North Carolina.
  • Exceptional knowledge, communication skills, and leadership qualities.

Qualified candidates will be invited for an on-site interview

ROTATIONS & REQUIRED ACTIVITIES

Required Rotations

  • Internal Medicine
  • Adult Critical Care
  • Cardiology
  • Pediatrics
  • Drug Information
  • Medication Safety
  • Pharmacy Administration

Elective Rotations:

  • Ambulatory Care
  • Infectious Disease
  • Neurology
  • Nephrology
  • Critical Care (Medicine, Surgery, Cardiology, Pediatrics/Neonatal)
  • Cardiology (2nd month)
  • Technology
  • Emergency Medicine

Additional Required Activities:

  • Complete and present a residency research project at a conference
  • Prepare a manuscript suitable for publication
  • Complete Medication Use Evaluation(s)
  • Lead two journal clubs and three formal case presentations
  • Present an ACPE-approved continuing education program
  • Clinical staffing duties 4 shifts a month

How to Apply

APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 3, 2014

To apply, visit www.wakemed.org and click on "Employment at WakeMed" > "External Candidates" and search by title for "Pharmacist, Resident."

Required Materials Submitted via PhORCAS:

  • Pharmacy school transcripts directly from school
  • Letter of interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three letters of recommendation

Learn More

Questions?

Contact Lynn Eschenbacher, PharmD, MBA, FASHP
Clinical Manager, Pharmacy
leschenbacher@wakemed.org 

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