Department of Pharmacy (La Crosse)

The Department of Pharmacy at Mayo Clinic Health System — La Crosse employs over 60 individuals in the Southwest Wisconsin Region, including approximately 30 pharmacists, to provide comprehensive inpatient and outpatient 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
  • In-service education and other scholarly activities
  • Medication reconciliation and discharge huddles
  • Outpatient distribution
  • Patient education programs
  • Perpetual inventory control
  • Pharmacist-led research and research support services
  • Pharmacist-managed anticoagulation services
  • Pharmacokinetic monitoring and management
  • Pharmacy informatics and technology support
  • Pharmacy, therapeutics and formulary committee support

Work areas

A broad range of pharmacy practice work areas are available at Mayo Clinic Health System — La Crosse. As a resident, you are afforded a variety of acute care training experiences that focus on medication management and monitoring along with countless learning and teaching opportunities in a resource-rich environment.

Inpatient practice

Mayo Clinic Health System — La Crosse is a Joint Commission-licensed, 331-bed, community hospital located in La Crosse, Wisconsin, and is part of the Southwest Wisconsin Region of Mayo Clinic Health System. Six additional communities make up the Mayo Clinic Health System — La Crosse Southwest Wisconsin Region. In the hospital environment, pharmacists work collaboratively with the interdisciplinary health care team to optimize patient outcomes. Pharmacists, residents and students are long-standing, integral members of a team that continually advance the pharmacy profession.

Outpatient practice

Mayo Clinic Health System — La Crosse has a large outpatient pharmacy practice that dispenses approximately 775 prescriptions a day. Patients are afforded comprehensive pharmacy from a team of trusted pharmacist and pharmacy technician experts.

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