The mission of Walgreens Community-Based Pharmacy Residency Program is to develop confident, effective, and innovative community pharmacy practitioners. Graduates of this program will be prepared for clinical and leadership positions in the community and specialty pharmacy setting. The program is primarily based at the Walgreens Local Specialty Pharmacy within the medical building associated with a Federally Qualified Healthcare Center. This unique setting serves HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis patients for their health care, education, and wellness needs. Pharmacists at this site work closely with an interdisciplinary healthcare team servicing roughly 1,000 patients a month to optimize clinical outcomes. In addition, the resident will receive training at other nearby Walgreens Local Specialty Pharmacies that offer clinical services to oncology, transplant, and fertility patients. Graduates of this program will gain insight to medication management, medication reconciliation, and educational and behavioral counseling. These skills will enable the resident to achieve their professional goals while providing compassionate care for members of the community and contribute to advancement of the pharmacy healthcare profession.
This residency is offered in partnership with Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy and will provide the resident the opportunity to develop academic skills by acting as a preceptor and educator and by conducting research. In addition, the resident will actively participate in education of Walgreens pharmacists, technicians, pharmacy students, and the community at large.
The resident will participate in the provision of patient care services through the following:
Deliver disease state management programs in HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, infectious disease, oncology, transplant, fertility and other chronic health conditions
Provide Medication Therapy Management
Conduct specialty medication monitoring and follow-up
Develop health and wellness programs
Administer immunizations in a variety of settings
Develop community outreach programs
The resident will participate in the following activities that will strengthen practice management/ leadership and teaching skills:
Design and conduct practice-based research project
Present research findings at appropriate regional and national professional meetings
Execute marketing strategy for the promotion of patient care services
Participate in NSU's Innovative Teaching and Learning In Clinical Sciences and Pharmacy
Residency Program Benefits
Comprehensive medical plan
Travel allowance for pharmacy related conferences
Residents are eligible for Paid Time Off (PTO). Resident pharmacists may accrue approximately 10 days depending on average hours worked and time in position.
Doctor of Pharmacy degree from a college or school of pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Florida pharmacist licensure within 90 days of the start of the residency program
Complete the online resident position application at https://jobs.walgreens.com/
Submission of residency application materials to Pharmacy Online Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS).
Three professional letters of recommendation
Official university transcripts
Letter of intent explaining why you are pursuing a community pharmacy residency and what you hope to gain from the residency program
On-site interview (upon invitation)
Registered with the National Matching Service (NMS)
Completed application materials must be received no later than January 15th to be considered for the program.
Specific information regarding this residency should be addressed to Andrea Montealegre, PharmD Residency Program Director, via email at email@example.com
About Walgreens and Nova Southeastern University Community-based Pharmacy Residency (PGY1)
Walgreens, one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. More than 10 million customers interact with Walgreens each day in communities across America, using the most convenient, multichannel access to consumer goods and services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services and advice. Walgreens operates 8,175 drugstores with a presence in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Walgreens omnichannel business includes Walgreens.com. Approximately 400 Walgreens stores offer Healthcare Clinic or other provider retail clinic services.
As the neighborhood drugstore and retailer, our goal is to make health and happiness simpler, easier and within reach. And we remain a trusted wellness provider offering convenient access to important health services, such as immunizations and an array of pharmacy services that can help patients improve their health. To our team members, Walgreens represents a unique opportunity to excel in their careers in a welcoming and inclusive environment.... We offer the chance to work in a truly supportive environment, and be a part of a progressive organization dedicated to the well-being of our customers, team members and the communities we all call home.