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Pharmacy Resident

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Job ID: 216307
Category: Pharmacy
Work Type: FT
Location: West Chester, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Full Time Day Shift

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?


  • Pharmacy residents are pharmacists with specific requirements in order to broaden their own knowledge through various learning experiences/rotations, research, projects, etc. Residents will work in the pharmacy department for a year following regulations from ASHP, TJC, etc.


  • Complete required rotations outlined in the residency handbook. Rotations will be completed by working under the supervision and direction of pharmacy preceptors in the department.
  • Provides patient care through creating monitoring plans for patient’s medication therapy, rounding on interdisciplinary teams, insuring medication adherence, evaluating their medications therapy, assessing home medication regimens, etc.
  • Performs all activities necessary as a licensed pharmacist including but not limited to: dispensing, preparing, compounding, and verifying physician’s orders. Residents will need to be able to prepare sterile IV compounds.
  • Assist in the recruitment process for the next year’s class of residents.
  • Precept pharmacy students as needed throughout the year in conjunction with the preceptor.
  • Follows department policy on items such as the IV room, pharmacy consultation, etc.
  • Complete the mandatory items outlined in the current version of the residency handbook.
  • Completes necessary training and in-services per hospital and department policy


  • Pharmacist (Required)
  • Pharmacist - within 90 days of hire required.

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • Bachelor of Arts or Science (Required)
  • The Pharmacy residents need to be licensed by the Pennsylvania state board of pharmacy by 90 days from their start date. Failure to do so will result in either termination or an extension of their time at the hospital to fulfill licensed work hour requirements. Education Specialization: or PharmD from an accredited College of Pharmacy

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Live Your Life's Work

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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