Walgreens and Nova Southeastern University Community-based Pharmacy Residency (PGY1)
Location: Miami, Florida
This residency program provides postgraduate training to pharmacists so that they achieve their professional goals, become a leader within the profession, provide compassionate care for the members of their community, and contribute to the Walgreens Company’s advancements in health care. The resident will have the opportunity to work closely with an interdisciplinary healthcare team at different specialty and ambulatory sites, with some sites servicing roughly 1,000 patients a month, to optimize clinical outcomes. The resident will receive training at pharmacies that offer clinical services to HIV/AIDS, oncology, transplant, fertility, and chronic inflammatory disease patients. Residents gain insight to medication management, medication reconciliation, and educational and behavioral counseling. Graduates are prepared for clinical and leadership positions in the community and specialty pharmacy setting and the community at large.
This residency is offered in partnership with Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy and will provide the resident the opportunity to develop academic skills by acting as a preceptor and educator and by conducting research. In addition, the resident will actively participate in education of pharmacists, technicians, and pharmacy students.
The resident will participate in the provision of patient care services through the following:
Deliver disease state management programs in HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, infectious disease, oncology, transplant, fertility and other chronic health conditions
Provide Medication Therapy Management
Conduct specialty medication monitoring and follow-up
Develop health and wellness programs
Administer immunizations in a variety of settings
Develop community outreach programs
The resident will participate in the following activities that will strengthen practice management/ leadership and teaching skills:
Design and conduct practice-based research project
Present research findings at appropriate regional and national professional meetings
Execute marketing strategy for the promotion of patient care services
Participate in NSU's Innovative Teaching and Learning In Clinical Sciences and Pharmacy
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
Florida 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)
Registered with the National Matching Service (NMS)
Completed application materials must be received no later than January 15th to be considered for the program.
Specific information regarding this residency should be addressed to Andrea Montealegre, PharmD Residency Program Director, via email at email@example.com
About Walgreens and Nova Southeastern 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.