Walgreens Community-based Pharmacy Residency Program is a postgraduate training opportunity for pharmacists to enhance their skill set in the community pharmacy setting. The residency is academically affiliated and financially supported, in part, by the Sullivan University College of Pharmacy. The majority of the residency experience will be located in Louisville, KY and Southern Indiana at Walgreens pharmacies. This residency will allow the pharmacist to build on their professional skills by providing a variety of patient care services.
Pharmacists in this setting will have a direct influence on patient outcomes through participation in patient counseling, immunization services, disease state management, community events, and medication therapy management. There will be additional experiences with established HIV programs at our specialty pharmacy in the Louisville. Residents will also work to develop collaboration with other area providers and community stakeholders. The pharmacist will complete a teaching certificate program and will assist in teaching opportunities and precepting experiences for the Sullivan University College of Pharmacy. The residency program graduates will be leaders in the pharmacy community and will have an active role in advancing community pharmacy practice.
The resident will participate in the provision of patient care services through the following:
Development of collaborative programs to improve patient adherence and outcomes
Perform Medication therapy management
Assist in delivery of complex HIV/AIDS medication education
Provide personalized, comprehensive care to patients with complex conditions
Educate providers and payers on local specialty services
Evaluate the sustainability of new patient care programs
Enhance existing patient care programs
Complete a Teaching Certificate Program
Serve as preceptor and instructor to pharmacy students
Design and conduct a practice based residency project
Present residency project findings at a professional conference
Perform patient centered dispensing
Provide clinical instruction to student pharmacists at the college of pharmacy and practice site
Participate in community service events
Residency Program Benefits
Comprehensive medical plan
Residents are eligible for Paid Time Off (PTO). Resident pharmacists may accrue approximately 10 days depending on average hours worked and time in position.
Travel allowance for pharmacy-related conferences
Clinical Assistant Professor role with Sullivan University College of Pharmacy
Doctor of Pharmacy degree from a college or school of pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Complete the online resident position application at https://jobs.walgreens.com
Kentucky and Indiana pharmacist license within 60 days of the start of the residency program
Submission of residency application materials to Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS)
Three professional letters of recommendation
Official university transcripts
Letter of intent explaining why your 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).
A completed application and all accompanying materials must be received no later than January 4th to be considered for the program.
Specific questions about this residency position can be directed to the residency program director, Faith Childress via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
About Walgreens Residency Programs
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.