The resident is assigned a home-base community pharmacy site in Orange, CA where they will spend approximately 40% of their time. This community site works closely with our specialty care and travel health services, allowing a diverse environment for the resident to gain experience. The division office in Fullerton, CA is located nearby where leadership and management learning experiences take place.
Our advanced community-based patient care learning experiences are supplemented with ambulatory care-based patient care in clinics affiliated with our academic partner: University of California, Irvine. Through our partnership with this university, the resident will participate in a teaching certificate program and perform research on campus as well.
Unique aspects of this program revolve around pharmacists’ expanded scope of practice in CA, including administration of injectable drugs and biologics, as well as the opportunity to furnish hormonal contraception, nicotine replacement therapy, naloxone, and travel medications. Residents will collaborate regularly with Albertsons Companies coresidents across the country and will also precept IPPE and APPE students from various colleges of pharmacy.
Pharm.D. degree and licensure in state of residency required. Official academic transcript, CV, letter of intent, and three letters of recommendation submitted to PhORCAS.
About Albertsons Companies / UC Irvine PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency (Albertsons Companies)
Albertsons Companies is one of the largest food and drug retailers in the United States, with both a strong local presence and national scale. We operate stores across 34 states and the District of Columbia under 20 well-known banners including Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s, Haggen, Acme, Tom Thumb, Randalls, United Supermarkets, Pavilions, Star Market and Carrs. Our vision is to create a customer-centric, integrated health care business that offers convenient, timely and innovative solutions to our customers.
Living up to our mission and vision, we have continuously advanced pharmacist-provided patient care and expanded the scope of pharmacy practice. Albertsons Companies has received numerous industry recognitions and awards, including the 2020 Retailer of the Year from Supermarket News, 2018 Innovator of the Year from Drug Store News, Top Large Chain Provider of Medication Therapy Management Services by OutcomesMTM for the past 4 years, and the 2018 Corporate Immunization Champion from APhA.
The Albertsons Companies PGY1 Community-Based Pharmacy Residency is dedicated to your professional development in community-based pharmacy practice. As a resident with... Albertsons, you will work closely with local and corporate pharmacy leaders, university faculty, and co-residents to establish career-building and lifelong relationships. We invite you to join the ranks of our successful graduates and help us lead the profession into the future.