PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program
Pharmacy residents at Olathe Medical Center will have opportunities to practice in a variety of settings in a community non-profit hospital.
The pharmacy department at Olathe Medical Center supports involvement in professional organizations and emphasizes opportunities in leadership as well as in teaching and mentoring pharmacy students.
Staffing obligations are balanced with five project days per year and one compensation day off within the month. Residents work closely with departmental leadership and will gain experience in pharmacy management in addition to medication use policy. Learning experiences are tailored to meet the needs and interests of the individual resident.
- The PGY1 pharmacy residency program builds on Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.
- Three resident positions are available.
- Residents will have opportunities to practice in a variety of settings including internal medicine, cardiology, critical care, women's/children's health, infectious disease/antimicrobial stewardship, and emergency medicine.
- Residents work closely with departmental leadership and will gain experience in pharmacy practice management and medication use safety.
- The pharmacy department supports involvement in professional organizations and emphasizes opportunities in leadership.
- Learning experiences will be scheduled to meet the needs and interest of individual residents.
- Opportunities exist for teaching of healthcare professionals and mentoring pharmacy students.
- Service commitment – Residents staff every 3rd weekend and one weekday evening every other week
- Program details: ASHP program #62005, NMS # 218013
Residents provide educational in-services for hospital staff as well as a formal podium presentation. Residents work with APPE students and often precept their rotation presentations.
The Antimicrobial Stewardship pharmacist discusses a patient case.
One of the emergency department pharmacists provides medication education to a patient.
Pharmacists attend daily interdisciplinary rounds in the critical care unit.