The PGY program at WesternU trains pharmacists to become skilled patient care providers, educators, scholars, and leaders who advance the practice of pharmacy. This Post-Graduate training program prepares pharmacy practitioners to advanced the practice pharmacy and to participate as a member of an integrated health care team, in community and health system settings.This program balances experiences in pharmacy care, pharmacy operations, teaching, project management, clinical research, and pharmacy administration.WesternU COP’s residency program is a multisite program with primary practice site locations across the Los Angeles region, at each program director’s clinical site.Post-PharmD trainees have the opportunity to participate in didactic and experiential teaching, as well as assist in the development of clinical skills with pharmacy students in all phases of pharmacy school. WesternU has an innovative block structure in the curriculum, which allows students to focus on one topic at a time, and for faculty (and other lecturers) to focus their teaching time. WesternU is a leader in providing interprofessional education and teaching evidence-based clinical practice – trainees will have a chance to participate in both.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Must have graduated from an ACPE accredited college of pharmacy.2. Eligible for licensure as a pharmacist in the state of California. Must be licensed within 90 days of the start of employment.3. Familiarity with computers, word processing applications, MS Excel, Web applications, and pharmacy dispensing software.4. Good interpersonal professional skills.5. Understand “Universal Precautions” and hazardous waste storage and disposal.6. Be certified in vaccine administration and have an unexpired CPR/BLS certificate.
1. Must have graduated from an ACPE accredited college of pharmacy.2. Must be eligible for licensure as a pharmacist in the state of California.3. Must be licensed within 90 days.
Post-Doctoral Pharmacy Residents must apply through Phorcas to be considered for an interview and acceptance into the post-graduate training program.
List comments regarding work hours:
Normal work hours are Monday to Friday from 8 am to 5 pm. Overtime hours are not a normal part of this position’s schedule and must be pre-approved.The work schedule may be adjusted by the needs of the post-graduate training program, the program mentor, or the program director.