Resident Pharmacist- PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency, Purdue University (Indianapolis, IN)
Indianapolis , Indiana
April 26, 2017
Resident Pharmacist- PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency, Purdue University (Indianapolis, IN) (Job Number: 024789)
Employer Health Unit - Str13216 - 9115 HAGUE RD

Walgreens and the Purdue University College of Pharmacy  Community Pharmacy Residency Program (PGY1), Indianapolis, Indiana

Walgreens Community 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 supported, in part, by the  Purdue University College of Pharmacy. The majority of the residency experience will be located in Indianapolis, Indiana at
a Walgreens well-experience pharmacy. This residency will allow the pharmacist to build on their professional skills by  providing a variety of patient care services, including specialty pharmacy services.

Pharmacists in this setting will have a direct influence on patient outcomes through participation in patient counseling, immunization  services, health testing services, medication therapy management, patient adherence, and specialty pharmacy.  Residents will also work to develop collaborations with providers, public health, and other area organizations to help improve
the quality of patient care. The resident will complete a teaching certificate program and will assist in teaching opportunities  and precepting experiences for Purdue University College of Pharmacy. The residency program graduates will be  leaders in the pharmacy community setting and will have an active role in advancing community pharmacy practice.

Residency Activities
  • Develop skills needed in Walgreens specialty pharmacy  working with disease states such as oncology, chronic inflammatory disease, HCV, HIV, and transplant
  • Development of collaborative programs to improve  patient adherence and outcomes
  • Patient counseling and medication therapy management
  • Conduct health testing services in pharmacy and  through community outreach
  • Evaluate the sustainability of new patient care programs
  • Enhance and manage existing patient care programs
  • Administer immunizations in a variety of settings and  partnerships
  • Development of management and medication distribution  skill set
  • Complete a Teaching Certificate Program
  • Serve as a preceptor to pharmacy students
  • Design and conduct a practice based research project
  • Present research project findings at a professional  conference

Residency Program Benefits
  • Competitive stipend
  • Comprehensive Medical Plan
  • Travel allowance for pharmacy-related conferences
  • 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 (120 hours) depending on average hours worked and time in position. Team members will also receive company paid holidays after meeting eligibility requirements.

Candidate Requirements
  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree from a college or school of  pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
  • Completed on-line application at
  • 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)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • 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).

Application Process
  • A completed application and all accompanying materials must be postmarked no later than January 15th for candidates to be considered for the program.

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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