Postgraduate-Year 2 Residency in Medication-Use Safety
PharMEDium Services, LLC
PharMEDium Services, LLC, a division of AmerisourceBergen, in conjunction with The University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy, will offer a one-year pharmacy Postgraduate-Year 2 (PGY2) Residency in Medication-Use Safety. The Residency Program is designed to train highly motivated pharmacists to lead multidisciplinary teams whose functions are to: Envision a safe medication-use system for a health care organization; identify needed improvements in the present system; plan for and implement needed changes; and assess the change achieved. The PGY2 residency experience includes all facets of day-to-day operations in a human drug compounding outsourcing facility, also known as a 503B outsourcer, at the compounding facility and global activities at the corporate office.
The goal of the program is to prepare pharmacy residents to assume responsibilities as an organizational leader in the achievement of medication-use safety in a health-system setting and/or the 503B compounding outsourcing facility environment.
Activities are designed to expose the PGY2 resident to various components of the sterile compounding process using a sterile-to-sterile model, a culture of safety, regulatory requirements, incident event reporting, anti-diversion and risk reduction strategies, and to working in interdisciplinary teams to improve safety of medication-use processes.
The PGY2 resident will be based primarily at the PharMEDium Memphis, Tennessee, sterile compounding center, and will conduct some rotational learning experiences with the Clinical Affairs Department staff at the Lake Forest, Illinois, (suburban Chicago) corporate office as well. In addition, the PGY2 resident will have the opportunity to participate in the education of doctor of pharmacy students through The University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy, located in Memphis.
Minimum requirements for consideration of this position include a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree from an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)-accredited program and a PGY1 general pharmacy practice residency. Candidates must be licensed as a pharmacist or eligible for pharmacist licensure in the State of Tennessee.
About PharMEDium Services, LLC
About The University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy
For more than a century, the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy has been a leader in pharmacy education, practice, and research. In fact, the U.S. News and World Report magazine recently ranked the College as one of the top 20 pharmacy schools in the nation. The College has successfully recruited and retained a very high quality faculty, that consists of nationally and internationally recognized educators, practitioners, pharmaceutical scientists and leaders in academic pharmacy.Perhaps the best gauge of our success resides in the achievements of graduates from our doctor of pharmacy, graduate, and post-doctoral residency programs who now serve as valued health care professionals, company and industry executives, community leaders, professors, and deans.
May 5, 2017
Lake Forest, Illinois and Memphis, Tennessee
Postgraduate-Year 2 (PGY2) Residency Program
Pharm.D.; PGY1 Residency Program
Specialty Practice Areas:
Medication-Use Safety; 503B Human Drug Compounding Outsourcing Facility