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 supports involvement in professional organizations and emphasizes opportunities in leadership as well as precepting and mentoring pharmacy students. Staffing obligations are balanced with one compensation day off within the month. Residents work closely with department leadership and gain experience in pharmacy management in addition to a variety of clinical practice specialties. Learning experiences are tailored to meet the needs and interests of the individual resident.
Olathe Medical Center is part of the Olathe Health system and is a 230-bed comprehensive, acute care hospital serving southwest Kansas City and surrounding communities. Inpatient services include critical care, internal medicine, cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, neurology, spine surgery, nephrology, orthopedics, urology, labor and delivery and Level II neonatal intensive care. Olathe Health is very connected to the community participating in more than 150 events annually. Olathe Medical Center is an accredited chest pain center, primary stroke center, a U.S. News High Performing Hospital in heart failure, and a Fortune/Watson Health Top 100 Hospital. Olathe Medical Center provides experiential training for pharmacy students from the University of Kansas, University of Missouri-Kansas City, University of Nebraska, and Drake University.