Walgreens and Purdue University Community-based Pharmacy Residency (PGY1)
Location: 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. 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, Medication Therapy Management, patient adherence, transitions of care, 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.
Develop skills needed in Walgreens health system pharmacy relationships and specialty pharmacy. Working with disease states such as oncology, chronic inflammatory diseases, HCV, HIV, transplant, and others with Limited Distribution Drug (LDD) therapies
Development of collaborative programs to improve patient adherence and outcomes
Patient counseling and Medication Therapy Management services
Community outreach supporting public health
Pharmacy advocacy in local, state, and national organizations
Evaluate sustainability of new patient care programs as well as enhance and manage existing programs
Collaborate to improve pharmacist roles in transitions of care
Administer immunizations in a variety of settings and partnerships
Develop management and medication distribution skill set
Design and conduct a patient centered business plan
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
Comprehensive medical plan
Travel allowance for pharmacy-related conferences
Paid Time Off (PTO). The rate which you accrue based on your years of service, average hours per week, and position.
Doctor of Pharmacy degree from a college or school of pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Completed on-line application at https://www.jobs.walgreens.com
Indiana Pharmacist license within 90 days of the start of the residency program
Submission of residency application materials to Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS)
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 submitted no later than January 10th for candidates to be considered for the program.
Specific information about this residency should be addressed to the residency program director, Jonathan Sarky at firstname.lastname@example.org
About Walgreens and Purdue University Community-based Pharmacy Residency (PGY1)
Walgreens (www.walgreens.com) is included in the United States segment of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA), an integrated pharmacy, healthcare and retail leader serving millions of customers and patients every day, with a 170-year heritage of caring for communities. As America’s most loved pharmacy, health and beauty company, Walgreens purpose is to champion the health and well-being of every community in America. Operating nearly 9,000 retail locations across America, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Walgreens is proud to be a neighborhood health destination serving approximately 9 million customers each day. Walgreens pharmacists play a critical role in the U.S. healthcare system by providing a wide range of pharmacy and healthcare services. To best meet the needs of customers and patients, Walgreens offers a true omnichannel experience, with fully integrated physical and digital platforms supported by the latest technology to deliver high-quality products and services in local communities nationwide.