Resident Pharmacist- PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency, Midwestern University (Job Number: 024795)
Community Pharmacy - Str16431 - 2302 N CENTRAL AVE
2302 N CENTRAL AVE STE 7
Description 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
Residency Program Benefits
- 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
- 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.
Qualifications 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 www.walgreens.jobs
- 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)
- 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
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.