Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix received Magnet™ accreditation from the American Nurses Association. As a major teaching hospital, we support 250 medical residents, 50 pharmacy students and 2,000 nursing students.
The Department of Pharmacy has implemented several novel clinical programs including management / monitoring in pain, solid organ transplant, anticoagulation, stress ulcer prophylaxis, and ICU sedation. The department was the recipient of the prestigious ASHP Best Practices Award for developing a novel clinical program with pharmacist prescriptive authority in the management of acid suppression therapy. Clinical preceptors are actively involved in teaching, process improvement initiatives, clinical research and publication.
About Banner Health
Banner Health is a comprehensive, award-winning, nonprofit health system with facilities in six western states. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices, and much more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. The many locations, career opportunities and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.
Banner Pharmacy Services division provides excellent patient care across our entire continuum through convenient access, improved medication outcomes and innovative pharmacy practices. Banner Pharmacy Services will be recognized nationally as a clinical leader and trusted partner in proactively providing innovative pharmacy services through excellence in integration, care coordination, medication management and service to make a difference in people's lives. Banner is expanding its focus from being a hospital company to a clinical quality company focused on population health management. Clinical Pharmacy Services are also included in this robust new service line and are responsible for the m...anagement of the Banner formulary, development of standardized system wide clinical pharmacy services, and management of adverse drug event preventions. Clinical Pharmacy Services provides collaborative drug therapy management and educational interventions in patient care to optimize medication therapy, improve outcomes, promote wellness, and disease prevention.