Josefs Pharmacy is a CPESN-affiliated pharmacy. The resident will spend a major portion of his/her time providing direct care and education to patients. Each resident will be expected to develop and implement additional clinical services, expand existing services at their primary practice site, and market these services. Residents will gain experience with additional patient populations through a one-month Ambulatory Care rotation as well as working with underserved patients at the Campbell University Community Care Clinic.
Katie Trotta, PharmD, BCACP
About the Program
The purpose is to build upon the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and outcomes to develop community-based pharmacist practitioners with diverse patient care, leadership, and education skills who are eligible to pursue advanced training opportunities including postgraduate year two (PGY2) residencies and professional certifications.
Residency objectives may be tailored to match the interests, background, and skills and support the career objectives of the resident. They generally center around five areas of activity:
- Direct Patient Care Services
- Medication management
- Disease state education and management
- Health and wellness
- CPESN / Flip the Pharmacy
- Specialty Pharmacy services
- Long-term care consults
- Drug Information
- Teaching and Training
- Business Development and Project Management
- Community and Professional Involvement
- Jonathan Harward
- Kevin Hunsicker
- Tara McGeehan
- Scott Perkins
- Katie Trotta
The resident must complete the following learning experiences:
- Patient care (practice-site focused)
- Medication management
- Ambulatory care
- Drug information
- Residency research project
Through these learning experiences, the resident must also complete the following projects:
- Develop a new or enhance an existing clinical service at their primary practice site
- Creation of a business plan
- Develop and implement a quality improvement project
- Write a collaborative practice agreement
- Presentation of their research project as a poster at the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) annual meeting and a podium presentation at the Southeastern Residency Conference (SERC) in Athens, GA.
The resident may choose to complete additional experiences or projects as he/she desires to meet personal goals throughout the residency year.
Josefs Pharmacy is an independent pharmacy in an underserved, urban area. We offer many clinical opportunities for our pharmacists. We manage our chronically-ill patients using medication synchronization and adherence packaging, so you will be and the resident is highly involved in helping to manage these programs and incorporate Medication Therapy Management through OutcomesMTM and eCare Plans. The resident also provides home visits and disease state management education to patients to help them manage their medications. We also service several long-term care facilities in the area and do quarterly medication reviews for those patients. The resident also works with the Specialty side of the business (managed in-house) to complete new assessments and quarterly reassessments. This is all in addition to providing immunizations and other everyday community pharmacy tasks.
Cara Beth Brann
Applicants must have graduated from an ACPE-accredited school of pharmacy and be eligible for licensure in North Carolina. U.S. citizenship is required.
- Complete an application in PhORCAS by the first Friday of the year.
- Submit a formal letter of intent detailing the career goals and vision and philosophy of community pharmacy practice of the candidate via PhORCAS.
- Submit a current curriculum vitae, an official University transcript, and three (3) letters of professional recommendation via PhORCAS.