Resident Pharmacist- PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency (NEU - Boston, MA)
Boston , Massachusetts
April 26, 2017
Resident Pharmacist- PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency (NEU - Boston, MA) (Job Number: 024803)
Boston - 620 WASHINGTON ST
BOSTON 02111

Walgreens Pharmacy and Northeastern University School of Pharmacy

The mission of the Walgreens Northeastern University (NEU) Community Pharmacy Residency Program is to develop well-rounded, confident, and innovative community pharmacy practitioners who will advance the profession by providing superior patient care in a financially sustainable manner. Walgreens seeks to enable residents to achieve their professional goals, become a leader within the profession, provide compassionate care for members of their communities, and contribute to the Walgreen Company's advancement in healthcare. Graduates of this program will be qualified to accept positions as clinical pharmacists in the community pharmacy set-ting.

The residency program is based at the Walgreens Pharmacy located in the heart of the Longwood Medical Area in Boston, Massa-chusetts. This premier pharmacy location offers a variety of clinical pharmacy services for patients who are prescribed complex thera-pies. Residency program graduates will have the skills to obtain positions as a clinical specialist, manager in the pharmacy and lead-er in the profession.

The resident will:
  • Participate in unique and innovative models of practice that continue to push healthcare forward
  • Focus strongly on inter-professional collaboration and professional leadership
  • Engage in transitions of care and specialty disease state management activities
  • Gain knowledge in heart disease, diabetes, HIV, Hepatitis C, oncology, solid organ and stem cell transplants.
Residency Activities
Patient care services:
  • Collaborate with the hospital staff to assist in reducing ex-penses associated with readmissions
  • Provide medication management and counseling services
  • Improve patient adherence to medication therapy and im-prove health outcomes
  • Support patients with atypical conditions that require utiliz-ing limited distribution and hard-to-find specialty medications
  • Provide additional health and wellness services provided by Walgreens

Academic Pursuits:
  • Facilitate and lead learning activities for student pharmacists in campus-based classrooms and laboratories
  • Serve as preceptor for IPPE, Co-Op, and APPE students
  • Design and lead a pharmacy-based patient care research project
  • Complete residency teaching certificate program
  • Participate in both student and professional organizations

Residency Program Benefits
  • Competitive stipend and comprehensive medical plan
  • Travel allowance for pharmacy-related conferences
  • Residents are eligible for Paid Time Off (PTO). The rate at which you accrue your PTO will be based on your years of service, average hours per week, and position. Resident pharmacists may accrue approximately 15 days depending on average hours worked and time in position.
  • Adjunct appointment with NEU School of Pharmacy
  • Access to NEU Library and online resources

Candidate Requirements
  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree from a college or school of phar-macy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
  • Completed online application at
  • Submission of residency application materials to Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS)
  • Completed application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three professional letters of recommendation
  • A letter of intent explaining why you are pursuing a com-munity pharmacy residency and what you hope to gain from the residency program
  • Official university transcripts
  • Massachusetts pharmacist license within 60 days of the start of the residency program

Completed application and all accompanying materials must be received no later than January 6th, 2017.

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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