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PGY1 Community Pharmacy

Good Day Pharmacy


PHILOSOPHY: This one year, post-PharmD residency focuses on the development, implementation, and management of innovative pharmaceutical patient care services in an independent community pharmacy chain. The position allows the resident to contribute in the areas of advanced clinical pharmacy services, scholarship, business strategy, and professional service.

Good Day Pharmacy has nine locations in northern Colorado providing patient care to larger cities, such as Fort Collins and rural areas, such as Wellington. The resident will gain clinical experience with existing programs as well as assisting and implementing new programs. Good Day Pharmacy has unique focuses the resident will get to experience in: compounding, vaccinations, long-term care, community education outreach, statewide protocols, breast care center, and many other specialties. The resident will also be actively involved in business management, marketing, and generate a business plan for a pharmacy program. The residency provides diverse experiences and flexibility to satisfy the specific interests of the resident.

The University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences partners with Good Day Pharmacy to offer this residency position. A University of Colorado School of Pharmacy adjoint-faculty member serves as the primary residency preceptor, and is actively engaged in the provision of clinical services and scholarship related to community pharmacy practice. The resident should be creative, highly motivated, and passionate about the provision of pharmaceutical care services in community pharmacies.

In addition to Good Day Pharmacy and University of Colorado, the resident will spend time in an ambulatory care setting and at University Hospital.  The resident will provide, educate, and manage patients with for anticoagulation, diabetes, hypertension, and other disease states in the ambulatory care site. The resident will also help with a transition of care program at University Hospital.

The School of Pharmacy is part of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center, and is located just outside Denver in Aurora, Colorado. In addition to clinical responsibilities, the resident will be involved in teaching efforts focused towards didactic and clerkship teaching of Doctor of Pharmacy candidates. Residents will also gain experience in medical writing and publishing. A research project of publishable and presentable quality is required.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy Degree, and
  • Passion for advancing community pharmacy practice

PRECEPTORS:

University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences:

Randy Knutsen, RPh
Jennifer Petrie, PharmD
Morgan Payne, PharmD, BCACP
Kate Perica, PharmD, BCPS
Lisa Slater, PharmD
Peter Rice, PharmD, PhD, BCPS, FAPHA
Jayme Pieniaszek, PharmD
Meghan Jeffres, PharmD

Good Day Pharmacy:

Vicki Einhellig, RPh, COO
Joseph Poling, PharmD
Kelsey Schwander, PharmD

BENEFITS:

The resident’s salary is competitive (approximately $48,000 per year). Benefits include: healthcare coverage, 23 days annual leave, travel stipend, and paid on-campus parking. Residents will receive an appointment as Clinical Instructor in the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS JANUARY 5.

Interested applicants should provide a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, academic transcripts and three letters of reference. Applications should be submitted through the PhorCAS System: https://portal.phorcas.org/

For information on the residency program, contact:

Randy Knutsen, BSPharm
Clinical Instructor
University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Department of Clinical Pharmacy
Mail Stop C238, 12850 East Montview Blvd, V20-1218
Aurora, CO 80045
Phone: 303-724-6011
Email: Randy.Knutsen@CUAnschutz.edu​​​​​