Walgreens Gulf Port, MS PGY1 Community-Based Pharmacy Residency
Location: Gulf Port, Mississippi
This residency program aims to develop advanced community pharmacists who will provide direct patient care to a variety of patient populations, collaborate with other healthcare professionals to optimize patient outcomes, and incorporate patient care activities into the daily workflow of a community pharmacy.
This residency program is based out of Walgreen’s Specialty Pharmacy in Gulf Port, MS and multiple other Walgreen’s pharmacies in the area. Longitudinal learning experiences offer the resident the opportunity to practice continuously throughout the year in focused, direct patient care areas such as specialty pharmacy, medication and disease state management, routine and other immunizations, travel health, and clinical practice management. The resident will further develop patient care and management skills and knowledge while working directly with community pharmacist leaders. Graduates from this program are trained to be leaders in the pharmacy community and play an active role in advancing community pharmacy practice beyond dispensing.
Develop collaborative programs to improve patient outcomes
Provide medication therapy management and patient counseling across multiple patient populations
Deliver preventative health services including routine immunization, off-site immunization clinics, travel health consultations, and health coaching consultations
Deliver chronic disease state management education and action plans to multiple patient populations
Develop pharmacy practice management skills
Provide services for patients taking specialty medications for HIV, Hep C, and other conditions
Lead patient-centered dispensing at a local Walgreens
Participate in community outreach
Assist as a preceptor of student pharmacists
Design and conduct a practice-based research project then present project findings at a professional conference
Elective experiences: Complete a teaching and learning certificate program, and Walgreen’s corporate clinical office
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.
Doctor of Pharmacy degree from a college or school of pharmacy accredited by ACPE
Complete the online resident position application at https://jobs.walgreens.com/
Mississippi pharmacist license within 90 days of the start of the residency program
Submission of residency application materials to PhORCAS (code: 53010) by January 5th
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)
About Walgreens Gulf Port, MS 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.