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Applicants will only be considered after successful completion and submission of the following:

  • Completed application via the UM Careers website
  • Letter of Intent
  • Updated curriculum vitae

Job Summary

Join the Pharmacy team at the Michigan Medicine!  The vision of Michigan Medicine is to create the future of health care through discovery and to become the national leader in health care, health care reform, biomedical innovation and education.  As part of this world-class organization, the Department of Pharmacy Services has high standards for service, education, and research.  Our Department has a rich history of excellence; you have the opportunity to join a world-class team to provide exceptional patient care and advance the Mission of Michigan Medicine.  The successful candidate will lead and coordinate education and professional development efforts for the Department of Pharmacy Services. This individual will also work as a clinical pharmacist to assist in the development, implementation and monitoring of clinical services; to ensure and promote the safe, rational, efficacious and cost-effective use of drug therapy in patients; to provide leadership for clinical services including developing guidelines and policies, developing quality improvement processes, and to assist in the clinical training of staff, residents and students.


  • Health insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Retirement plan
  • Opportunities to earn continuing education credits at in-house education programs


For more information about the UMHS Department of Pharmacy Services and to review our Annual report, please visit our website:

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.


Pharmacy Residency Coordinator (~ 50 – 60% of effort/time)

  • Coordination and oversight of all residency programs
  • Assure consistency wherever possible among the various residency programs
  • HR/Supervision of PGY-1 residents (exclusive of Managed Care, Community, and PGY-2s)
  • Appoint PGY-2 Residency Program Directors (inclusive of ALL programs)
  • Coordinate all PGY-1 Residency Recruitment, evaluation, interviews, and ranking (some activities may be delegated)
    • SMSHP Residency Showcase
    • Regional Residency Recruiting events (e.g., Ferris St.) as needed
    • ASHP MCM Residency Showcase and PPS
    • PhORCAS activities
    • National Matching Service (NMS)
    • Residency applicant evaluations
    • On-site interviews, evaluations and ranking process
    • Submits rank list to NMS
  • Coordinate Residency training schedules/orientation/on-boarding/competencies
  • Core training (ALL residents)
  • PGY-2 programs as needed
  • Coordinate Pharm-Academic/Resident evaluations (PGY-1 residents), assist PGY-2 Residency Program Directors (RPDs)
  • Coordinate ALL Resident Research Projects
  • Coordinate ALL Resident Writing Projects
  • Coordinate ALL Resident Mentor Program
  • Audit compliance with all ASHP Residency Accreditation Standards (ALL programs) and supports RPDs
  • Leads preparation and on-site team for ASHP Residency Accreditation Visits (ALL programs)
  • Coordinate/provide oversight of Teaching Series/Certificate Program (led by another faculty member)
  • Coordinate/provide oversight of Research Series (led by another faculty member)
  • Coordinate/provide oversight of Key Residency Program Activities and Events:
    • Great Lakes Residency Conference
    • Resident Trip
    • End of Year Activities
  • Serve as Chair of the Executive Residency Advisory Committee
  • Practice as a pharmacist in patient care (Clinical Pharmacist Generalist or Clinical Pharmacist Specialist), serve as an experiential education preceptor for pharmacy residents and pharmacy students (~ 30 – 50% of effort/time)
  • Evaluate potential new residency programs and expansion of current programs
  • Work with Pharmacy Coordinator – Staff Education & Professional Development to gather input and feedback from residency preceptors, and develop and implement preceptor development training programs
  • Innovate and develop new residency services and programs as needed

Patient Care

  • Assure the appropriateness of medication therapy through:
    • Review of medication orders for clinical appropriateness based on patient specific conditions and concomitant therapies. 
    • Compound and accurately dispense medications, intravenous solutions and related supplies
    • Formulate, prepare, and maintain quality control of pharmaceutical preparations
    • Check medication preparation and oversee delegated pharmacy services performed by pharmacy technicians
    • Communication with prescribers and providers regarding appropriateness of drug therapy and patient response to therapy.
  • Actively collaborate with the health care team designing, implementing and monitoring patient-specific pharmacotherapy; interviewing patients to obtain medication histories; counseling patients regarding proper drug dosage, administration, usage, and possible side effects; documenting pharmaceutical care activities
  • Provide assistance as a member of patient care team ensuring accurate medication use and documentation of medication administration in situations such as cardiac arrests
  • Assist in the development and implementation of new pharmacy services to support the Michigan Medicine’s goals and objectives
  • Develop and implement quality improvement and process improvements to improve patient care and pharmacy services



  • Serve as a preceptor for Doctor of Pharmacy students on a variety of practice experiences including Introductory Pharmacy Patient Experiences (IPPEs) and Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPEs), and may provide didactic education for pharmacy students
  • Serve as a preceptor for pharmacy residents   
  • Participate in the development and provision of medication-related educational and training programs for pharmacy personnel


  • May conduct or participate in research, drug use projects, medication use evaluations, cost reduction/management initiatives, and quality improvement activities consistent with the position requirements and with Michigan Medicine’s goals and objectives.

Required Qualifications*

  • Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from an accredited College of Pharmacy or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Current licensure as a registered pharmacist by the State of Michigan Board of Pharmacy and a Michigan Controlled Substance License to practice pharmacy in the State of Michigan, or eligibility to become licensed within 60 days of employment start date
  • Completion of an ASHP-Accredited PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency and an additional 3 years of practice experience in health-system pharmacy practice
  • Experience as a pharmacy residency preceptor
  • Experiential teaching experience and service as a pharmacy student preceptor
  • Didactic teaching experience or presentation experience
  • Able to prioritize with accuracy and dependability
  • Demonstrate and apply excellent teamwork and communication skills
  • Effectively communicate with pharmacy team members, other healthcare professionals, employees, patients and visitors
  • Accurately and efficiently interpret and process medication orders, labels, and documentation
  • Ability to meet all of the above qualifications and perform all Duties and Responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation

Desired Qualifications*


  • Experience as a Residency Program Director
  • Service on a Residency Advisory Committee or similar experience
  • Supervisory experience
  • Completion of a PGY-2 Pharmacy Residency (any specialty area)
  • Completion of a teaching certificate program or equivalent
  • Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) certification

Desired Key Knowledge, Skills, and Attributes

  • Strong teaching skills
  • Excellent teamwork and collaboration
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Project management and prioritization skills
  • Professionalism
  • Commitment and follow-through

Work Schedule

This schedule for this position includes day shift and evening shift responsibilities, as well as weekend and holiday commitments.

Underfill Statement

This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

Additional Information


This position will report to the Assistant Director-Education & Research


Pharmacists provide functional supervision of technical staff, residents, interns, and students working in their area including completion of job assignments and assuring adherence to institutional policies and procedures.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Although the Posting End Date may indicate otherwise, this job may be filled and closed anytime after a posting duration of seven calendar days.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.