Resident Pharmacist- PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency, University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy (Minnesota)
Minneapolis , Minnesota
April 26, 2017
Resident Pharmacist- PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency, University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy (Minnesota) (Job Number: 024806)
Community Pharmacy - Str15309 - 2100 LYNDALE AVE S

PGY1 Pharmacy Residency-University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy In partnership with Walgreens and Bethesda Family Medicine Clinic

This residency offers a unique opportunity to bridge practice between a large family medicine clinic and a community pharmacy. The resident will be developing clinical skills through direct patient care experiences at Bethesda Family Medicine Clinic in St. Paul and a Walgreens community pharmacy. In this partnership, we are working in collaboration with a common goal of developing a continuum of care practice model that can be replicated and utilized by health care organizations to improve patient health care experiences, reduce hospital readmissions, increase patient medication adherence, improve patient outcomes, and decrease overall health care spending. Bethesda Family Medicine clinic is a University of Minnesota Physicians (UMP) clinic that is the longitudinal site for the Uni-versity of Minnesota St. Joseph's Family Medicine Residency Program. The clinic offers convenient primary care to residents of all ages.

The specific program for this resident may vary in structure based upon the resident's entry-level knowledge base, skill and interest. The resident will receive training and develop competence in managing and improving the medication-use process, providing evi-dence-based, patient-centered medication therapy management with interdisciplinary teams, exercise leadership and practice-management skills, demonstrate project-management skills, and provide medication and practice-related education/training.

This residency is designed to produce a practitioner that is a leader in health care change and exceedingly competent in their abilities to facilitate similar programs in the future.

Residency Activities
The resident will participate in the provision of patient-care services through the following:
  • Direct patient care delivered both in the primary care clinic and community pharmacy settings
  • Participation in comprehensive medication management pro-grams with a variety of disease states and patient populations
  • Involvement in a collaborative practice through Collaborative Practice Agreement
  • Transitional Care Management
  • Panel management/Management of Patient Populations
  • Community-based immunization delivery
  • Community outreach programs
  • Health and wellness programs

The resident will participate in the following activities that strengthen practice management/leadership and teaching skills:
  • Provide experiential teaching in a clinical practice environment and serve as a mentor to pharmacy students
  • Provide didactic lectures to family medicine resident physicians
  • Facilitate weekly topic discussions with pharmacy students
  • Actively participate in professional pharmacy organizations activities and attend at least one national pharmacy conference during the residency year
  • Opportunities to teach at the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy
  • Design and conduct a practice-based research project
  • Execute a marketing strategy for the promotion of patient care services
  • Participate in program-wide monthly "Academic Day" events
  • Completion of online coursework related to practice and/or teaching topics

Residency Program Benefits
Employment for this specific position will be associated with Walgreens benefits. Walgreens employment benefits include but are not limited to the following:
  • Competitive stipend
  • Comprehensive medical plan 90 days after start date
  • Professional travel stipend
  • 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 (120 hours) depending on average hours worked and time in position.

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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