The Walgreens Community-Based Pharmacy Residency Program is a post-graduate experience designed to establish practitioners as leaders in community and specialty pharmacy. Graduates of this program will be qualified to accept community management, clinical, and specialty pharmacy positions.
The residency is based at the local Community Specialty Pharmacy in Cincinnati,m Ohio. The pharmacy teams service patients with many disease states including Chronic Inflammatory Diseases, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, and Transplant . The community pharmacists at these sites work closely with providers, patients, and the community to provide optimal drug therapy for patients. In addition, residents gain insights on management issues that can affect the implementation of patient care services in the community and specialty pharmacy setting.
This program is affiliate with James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy at the University of Cincinnati and seeking accreditation from the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists and the American Pharmacists Association.
The resident will participate in the provision of patient care services through the following:
Disease state management in chronic inflammatory disease, HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, and transplant.
Provide medication therapy management service across practice sites
Pharmacist administered immunizations and off-site clinics
Community outreach programs
Patient centered dispensing 8 hours per week
The resident will participate in the following activities that strengthen practice management and educator skills:
Design and conduct practice-based research projects
Present research findings at appropriate regional and national professional meetings
Serve as an instructor in Pharmacy Practice Lab
Complete a teaching certificate program
Serve as preceptor to pharmacy students on advance community practice rotations
Residency Program Benefits
Comprehensive medical plan
Travel allowance for pharmacy related conferences
Residents are eligible for Paid Time Off (PTO). Resident pharmacists may accrue approximately 10 days depending on average hours worked and time in position.
Doctor of Pharmacy degree from a college or school of pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Ohio pharmacist licensure within 90 days of the start of the residency program
Complete the online resident position application at https://jobs.walgreens.com
Submission of residency application materials to Pharmacy Online Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS).
Three professional letters of recommendation
Official university transcripts
Letter of intent explaining why you are pursuing a community pharmacy residency and what you hope to gain from the residency program
On-site interview (upon invitation)
Case presentation on a topic related to community pharmacy or transitions or care
Registered with the National Matching Service (NMS)
All application materials must be submitted no later than January 15th for candidates to be considered for our program.
Questions regarding this residency should be addressed to Stephanie Cady, Residency Program Director at firstname.lastname@example.org
About Walgreens and and James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy at the University of Cincinnati
Walgreens (www.walgreens.com) is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA), a global leader in retail and wholesale pharmacy. As America’s most loved pharmacy, health and beauty company, Walgreens purpose is to champion the health and wellbeing of every community in America. Operating more than 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 8 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 platforms bringing together physical and digital, supported by the latest technology to deliver high-quality products and services in local communities nationwide..