The purpose of the PGY2 ambulatory care pharmacy residency program in population health at Novant Health is to produce residents who possess competencies that qualify them for clinical pharmacist and/or faculty positions. It also positions them to be eligible for board-certification in specialized practice areas.
The Novant Health ambulatory care residency program is focused on developing well-rounded general practitioners and provides a full 12 months of training. During that time, the pharmacy resident will have the opportunity to work within a multidisciplinary team of professionals and spend time in various outpatient clinics affiliated with Novant Health. Clinics include anticoagulation, diabetes and primary care. Additional learning experiences include administration, chief resident, drug information, transitions of care and care gaps. The resident will also precept pharmacy students from surrounding pharmacy colleges and provide continuing education presentations.
The employee’s Number One job responsibility is to deliver the most remarkable patient experience, in every dimension, every time, and understand how he or she contributes to the health system’s vision of achieving that commitment to patients and families.
The Pharmacy Vision is to deliver optimal medication management across all dimensions of care, every time, and that each Pharmacy employee understands how he or she contributes to the health system’s vision of achieving that commitment to patients and families. Each Pharmacy employee will be essential in ensuring that Novant Health Pharmacy exists to ensure safe, effective, and affordable medication use in our communities, one person at a time.
The Pharmacy Resident will provide clinical pharmacy services for assigned area(s), optimizing the quality of patient care under the supervision of a preceptor. The pharmacy resident will be a self-directed, independent, motivated learner as guided by the Residency program director (RPD) and preceptors. Examples of major learning and development activities for the pharmacy resident include: initiate and participate in clinical rounds and research, provide education for physicians, nurses, pharmacists and other health care professionals regarding proper drug therapy, instruct pharmacy students, and conduct quality improvement projects. The pharmacy resident provides pharmacy operation support for the staffing component of the program to develop a well-rounded understanding of all aspects of pharmaceutical care within the hospital setting. The pharmacy resident acts in accordance with current policies and procedures. Appropriate and current state licensure and continuing education requirements must be completed by August 31 of their residency year to continue in the pharmacy residency program.
Education: Bachelor's Degree- preferred
Experience: Hospital or Ambulatory experience Preferred, Graduate of an ACPE accredited school- required. Pharm D preferred; completion of a accredited PGY1 residency program
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current Pharmacy license in appropriate state Required
Additional Skills Required: Ability to successfully complete generic and department-specific skills validation and competency testing.
About Novant Health
Novant Health exists to improve the health of communities, one person at a time.
We, the Novant Health team, will deliver the most remarkable patient experience, in every dimension, every time. Learn more about all of the Novant Health initiatives to ensure a remarkable patient experience.
•Compassion: We treat our customers and their families, staff and other healthcare providers as family members by showing them kindness, patience, empathy and respect.
•Diversity and Inclusion: We recognize that every person is different, each shaped by unique life experiences. This enables us to better understand one another and our customers. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families and communities.
•Personal excellence: We strive to grow personally and professionally, and we approach each service opportunity with a positive, flexible attitude. Honesty and personal integrity guide all that we do.
•Teamwork: The needs and expectations of any one customer are greater than that which one person's service efforts can satisfy. We support eac...h other so that together as a team, we can be successful in the eye of the customer as a quality service provider.
•Courage: We act boldly in making the changes necessary to achieve our mission, vision and promise of delivering remarkable healthcare.
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We are making your healthcare experience remarkable. We will bring you world-class clinicians, care and technology – when and where you need them. We are reinventing the healthcare experience to be simpler, more convenient and more affordable, so that you can focus on getting better and staying healthy.