Pharmacy Resident - University of Minnesota - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Minneapolis-st. Paul-bloomington
United States

The Walgreens/University of Minnesota Community-based Pharmacy Residency Program delivers postgraduate training to pharmacists so that they can provide compassionate patient care for the members of their community, achieve their professional goals, become a leader within the profession, and contribute to the Walgreens Company’s advancements in health care. In this unique program, the resident will be working in both community and specialty settings. The specialty pharmacy locations offer a variety of innovative clinical pharmacy services for the patients who are prescribed complex therapies such as HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C, oncology, and transplant. Resident pharmacists will directly improve patient outcomes through interprofessional collaboration, counseling, immunization services, and Medication Therapy Management. Pharmacists at these sites work closely with medical staff to provide optimal drug therapy for patients. The resident will gain insight on management challenges that can affect the implementation of patient care services in the community pharmacy setting.

The resident will precept IPPE and APPE students with an optional teaching certificate available through the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy. Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will have matured in their clinical experience and skills to provide and manage the patient care services conducted within specialty pharmacy locations and traditional community pharmacy practice sites.

Residency Activities

The resident will participate in the provision of patient-care services through the following:

  • Development of health and wellness programs
  • Disease state management programs in oncology, transplant, hepatitis C, chronic inflammatory diseases, and HIV/AIDS
  • Multidisciplinary primary care for persons living with HIV/AIDS
  • Ambulatory care clinic rotations
  • Medication Therapy Management (MTM)
  • Pharmacist-administered immunizations
  • Community outreach programs including the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation One Walk and the Walk to End HIV

The following activities strengthen practice management and educator skills:
  • Design and conduct a practice-based research project
  • Present research findings at a professional conference
  • Development of clinical pharmacy services
  • Propose or improve a business plan for a new or existing service
  • Carry out a continuous quality improvement project
  • Create a collaborative practice protocol
  • Provide clinical instructions to student pharmacists
  • Participate in the University of Minnesota’s Teaching Certificate Program
  • Pharmacy advocacy opportunities in local, state, and national organizations
An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans

About Walgreens Boots Alliance

Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) is a global leader in retail pharmacy, impacting millions of lives every day through dispensing medicines, and providing accessible, high-quality care. With more than 170 years of trusted healthcare heritage and innovation in community pharmacy, the company is meeting customers’ and patients’ needs through its convenient retail locations, digital platforms and health and beauty products.
Including equity method investments, WBA has a presence in more than 25 countries, employs more than 450,000 people and has more than 21,000 stores.

WBA’s purpose is to help people across the world lead healthier and happier lives. The company is proud of its contributions to healthy communities, a healthy planet, an inclusive workplace and a sustainable marketplace. WBA is a participant of the United Nations Global Compact and adheres to its principles-based approach to responsible business.

WBA is included in FORTUNE’s 2021 list of the World’s Most Admired Companies*. This is the 28th consecutive year that WBA or its predecessor company, Walgreen Co., has been named to the list.

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Basic Qualifications
  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree from a college or school of pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
  • Ability to obtain pharmacist license within the state of residency within 90 days of the start of the residency program
  • Submission of residency application materials to Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS)
  • Individuals must participate in and adhere to the rules of the ASHP Resident Matching Program.
  • Certified Immunizer or willing to become an immunizer within 90 days of hire.

Preferred Qualifications