Resident Pharmacist- PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency, Sullivan University (Louisville, KY)
Louisville , Kentucky
April 26, 2017
Resident Pharmacist- PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency, Sullivan University (Louisville, KY) (Job Number: 024802)
Louisville KY - 11492 BLUEGRASS PKWY

Walgreens and the Sullivan University College of Pharmacy
Community Pharmacy Residency Program (PGY1), Louisville, KY

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 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.

Residency Activities
The resident will participate in the provision of patient care services through the following:

  • Development of collaborative programs to improve patient adherence and outcomes
  • 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
  • Administer immunizations
  • Complete a Teaching Certificate Program
  • Serve as preceptor to pharmacy students
  • Design and conduct a practice based residency project
  • Present residency project findings at a professional conference
  • Market travel health services and provide itinerary specific patient consultations
  • Provide clinical instruction to student pharmacists at the college of pharmacy and practice site

Residency Program Benefits
  • Competitive stipend
  • Comprehensive medical plan
  • Residents are eligible for Paid Time Off (PTO).
  • Resident pharmacists may accrue approximately 15 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

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
  • 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)
  • 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).
 A completed application and all accompanying materials must be received no later than January 9th 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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