Walgreens and Western New England University PGY1 Community-Based Pharmacy Residency
Location: Springfield, Massachusetts
The Community-Based Pharmacy Residency Program affiliated with Western New England University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and Walgreens is designed to provide the resident with a structured education and training experience. The mission of our residency is to provide postgraduate training that enables residents to build on their professional skills, achieve their professional goals, and become a leader within the profession. The resident will develop expertise in medication therapy management (MTM), chronic disease state management, as well as initiate, implement, and maintain collaborative working relationships within the community.
This 12-month, full time residency will provide an opportunity for the pharmacist to practice at the Western New England University College of Pharmacy Community Patient Care Center and two Walgreens sites (Specialty Community and traditional store) in Springfield, Massachusetts. Patient care duties include collaborating with other health care providers to improve patient outcomes, providing comprehensive medication regimen reviews, educating patients and providers, as well as counseling regarding medications and/or chronic conditions. The resident will be expected to design, plan, and implement community screening events. Academic opportunities include small group discussions as well as large didactic lectures. The resident will co-precept Introductory and Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiential learners from Western New England University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Upon completion of this program, the resident will have developed the knowledge and skills necessary to advance the practice of pharmacy and become a leader in the profession and within Walgreens.
Medication Therapy Management
Develop and implement health and wellness programs
Conduct community outreach programs
Design and implement a practice-based research project
Present research findings at regional and national professional meetings with subsequent publication
Teach and precept learners at the College and pharmacy
Care for patients longitudinally in a clinic environment
Residency Program Benefits
Competitive stipend and comprehensive medical plan
Travel allowance for pharmacy-related conferences
Paid Time Off-Resident pharmacists accrue approximately 10 paid time off days during the program based on the average hours worked and length of time in position
Adjunct appointment at Western New England University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
About Walgreens and Western New England 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.