Resident Pharmacist- PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency, Midwestern University
Phoenix , Arizona
April 26, 2017
Resident Pharmacist- PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency, Midwestern University (Job Number: 024795)
Community Pharmacy - Str16431 - 2302 N CENTRAL AVE

Walgreens and Midwestern University College of Pharmacy-Glendale  Community Pharmacy Residency Program PGY1: Phoenix, Arizona

The purpose of the Walgreens Community Pharmacy Residency Program is to prepare clinicians to provide direct patient  care services as community or ambulatory care pharmacists, in addition to preparing them for an adjunct faculty  position. Residents will be enabled to achieve their professional goals, become a leader within the profession, provide  compassionate care for members in their community, and contribute to the Walgreen Company's mission of advancing  community pharmacy practice. 

The residency experience is based in Phoenix, AZ at a Community Walgreens pharmacy that is an innovative community  pharmacy practice dedicated to providing clinical patient care services centered around specialty pharmacy and is an  ideal setting for the development of patient care programs. Residents in this setting will have a direct influence on patient  outcomes through participation in patient counseling, immunization services, and medication therapy management. Residents will also work under a collaborative practice drug therapy management agreement to provide pharmacist delivered  patient care in an ambulatory care environment. 

The residency is academically affiliated and financial supported, in part, by Midwestern University College of Pharmacy-  Glendale. The resident will complete a teaching certificate program and will actively participate in teaching and precepting  experiences at the College.

Residency Activities
  • Direct patient care delivered in both community pharmacy settings  and primary care clinics
  • Public health activities: community outreach programs, DOCARE  medical mission
  • Development of collaborative program to improve adherence  and/or outcomes
  • Medication therapy management
  • Disease state management programs
  • Provide health testing services
  • Administer immunizations
  • Develop or enhance existing patient care programs
  • Complete a Teaching Certificate Program
  • Provide clinical instruction and serve as a preceptor to student  pharmacists
  • Design and conduct a practice based research project
  • Present research project findings at appropriate regional and  national professional conferences

Residency Program Benefits
  • Competitive stipend
  • Comprehensive medical plan 90 days after start date
  • Travel allowance for pharmacy-related conferences
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)-rate of accrual is based on years of service, average hours per week, and position; resident pharmacistsmay accrue approximately 15 days (120 hours) depending
  • on average hours worked and time in position.
  • Visiting instructor appointment with Midwestern University College  of Pharmacy-Glendale.

Candidate Requirements
  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree from a college or school of pharmacy  accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
  • Arizona pharmacist license within 60 days of the start of the  residency program
  • Completed on-line application at
  • Submission of residency application materials to Pharmacy  Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three professional letters of recommendation
  • Official university transcripts
  • Letter of intent (explain reason for pursuing a community  pharmacy residency and what you hope to gain from the program)
  • On-site interview (upon invitation)
  • Presentation at on-site interview (topic related to community  pharmacy)
  • Registered with the National Matching Services (NMS) 

Application Process
  • A completed application and all accompanying materials must be  submitted no later than January 5th for candidates to be considered for the program. Program NMS Code: 205415

Employment type Full-time

A little about us:
The training you received, the discipline you embraced, and the responsibilities you held in the military will serve you well at Walgreens.

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