Walgreens and Florida A&M University PGY1 Community-Based Pharmacy Residency
Location: Jacksonville, Florida
Walgreens and Florida A&M University College of Pharmacy are committed to the postgraduate training opportunity for pharmacists to enhance their skill set in the community and specialty pharmacy setting and provide care to underserved populations. The primary residency practice site is a community-based specialty pharmacy in Jacksonville, FL. The pharmacy teams service patients with many disease states including inflammatory conditions, oncology, transplant, and HIV.
The community pharmacists at this site works closely with providers, patients, and the community to provide optimal drug therapy for patients. Additionally, residents gain insights into management issues that can affect the implementation of patient care services in the community and specialty pharmacy setting.
The program is academically affiliated and supported, in part, by Florida A&M University College of Pharmacy. The pharmacist will complete a teaching certificate program and will assist in teaching opportunities and precepting experiences for the College of Pharmacy. This partnership allows the resident the opportunity to gain experiences in the delivery of clinical pharmacy services in ambulatory care clinics. Upon completion of this program, the resident will be fully prepared for a position within a community-based pharmacy practice site
Residency Activities • Provide personalized, comprehensive care to patients with complex conditions such as oncology, transplant, inflammatory disease, and HIV/AIDS • Assist in delivery of medication education to patients • Participate in ambulatory care clinic rotations • Perform medication therapy management • Pharmacist-administered immunizations • Perform patient centered dispensing • Participate in community service events • Design, conduct, and present a practice based residency project at a professional conference • Develop relationship skills needed in Walgreens community-based specialty pharmacy • Educate providers and payers on community-based specialty services • Development of collaborative programs to improve patient n adherence and outcomes • Enhance existing patient care programs • Complete a Teaching Certificate Program • Serve as preceptor and instructor to pharmacy students at the site and college of pharmacy
Residency Program Benefits • Competitive stipend and comprehensive medical plan • Travel allowance for pharmacy-related conferences • Residents are eligible for Paid Time Off (PTO). Residents may accrue approximately 10 days depending on average hours worked and time in position.
Candidate Requirements • Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE accredited college or school of pharmacy • Florida pharmacist license 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 PhORCAS by January 15. • Curriculum Vitae • Three professional letters of recommendation • A letter of intent explaining why you are pursuing a community pharmacy residency and what you hope to gain from the residency program • Official university transcripts • Interview and presentation (upon invitation) • Registered with the National Matching Service (NMS)
For more information, contact Quovadis Epps, PharmD, MS, BCPS Residency Program Director at Quovadis.firstname.lastname@example.org
About Walgreens and Florida A&M University PGY1 Community-Based Pharmacy Residency
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.