Mayo Clinic is the first and largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world. Every year, more than 1 million people from all 50 states and nearly 150 countries come to Mayo Clinic, where the primary value is "the needs of the patient come first."
With more than 33,000 employees, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is among the largest, most advanced medical centers in the world.
Mayo Clinic Pharmacy Services employs nearly 450 individuals, including approximately 200 pharmacists, to provide comprehensive pharmaceutical services.
Pharmacy services provided include:
- Central pharmacy distribution
- Clinical pharmacy decision-support software
- Collaborative practice agreements
- Computerized intravenous admixture and unit dose dispensing
- Decentralized clinical pharmacy practice
- Drug information services
- Infusion therapy center
- In-service education and other scholarly activities
- Investigational drug studies
- Medication reconciliation
- Medication therapy management and specialty clinic ambulatory care services
- Outpatient distribution
- Patient education programs
- Perpetual inventory control
- Pharmacist-led research and research support services
- Pharmacist-managed anticoagulation services
- Pharmacokinetic monitoring and management
- Pharmacy, therapeutics and formulary committee support
- Sterile and nonsterile compounding
Mayo Clinic has a broad range of pharmacy practice work areas. Whether your interests lie in inpatient medication management and monitoring or outpatient services and consultation, you will be afforded countless learning and teaching opportunities in a resource-rich environment.
Two hospitals, Saint Marys Hospital (1,157 beds) and Rochester Methodist Hospital (794 beds), are part of Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. In the hospital environment, pharmacists work collaboratively with the interdisciplinary health care team to optimize patient outcomes.
Pharmacists, residents and students are longstanding, integral members of a team that continually advance the pharmacy profession. Mayo Clinic hospital pharmacies process nearly 11,000 computerized physician orders each day, and pharmacists document approximately 15,000 electronic medication-related interventions a month.
Mayo Clinic in Minnesota has a very large outpatient practice — more than 1.4 million visits each year — with care provided in virtually every specialty. Nearly 3,500 prescriptions are filled each day at Mayo Clinic outpatient pharmacies.
Pharmacists support this large practice through multiple pharmacy locations, including primary practice, hospital dismissal, a communication center and an automated processing center. Medication therapy management services in a variety of specialties are provided to optimize patients' regimens.