Pharmacy Resident - Northeastern University - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States

The Walgreens-Northeastern University (NEU) Community Pharmacy Residency Program develops well-rounded, confident, and innovative community pharmacy practitioners who will advance the profession by providing superior patient care in a financially sustainable manner. To build upon the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and outcomes to develop competent pharmacists capable of practicing at a clinical pharmacist level, in any pharmacy setting.

The residency program is ASHP and APhA accredited post-graduate educational and training experience designed to develop phar-macists with expertise in community practice. The program prepare residents to be employed as a specialty staff pharmacist, in the specialty of their choice. The program also prepare resident to successfully match at the PGY2 program and to successfully chal-lenge the BCPS examination at the conclusion of the program.

Majority of the resident’s time will be spent at the Walgreens Community-Based Specialty Pharmacy located in the heart of the Long-wood Medical Area in Boston, Massachusetts. The resident will:

  • Participate in unique and innovative models of practice that continue to push healthcare forward.
  • Focus strongly on inter-professional collaboration and professional leadership.
  • Engage in transitions of care and disease state management with emphasized in HIV, Hepatitis C, oncology, mental health, Solid Organ Transplants, Diabetes and Epilepsy.

Residency Activities

Patient care services:
  • Collaborate with the hospital staff to assist in reducing expenses associated with readmissions
  • Provide medication management and counseling services
  • Improve patient adherence to medication therapy and improve health outcomes
  • Working in a team-based practice model to help treat patients with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD)
  • Support patients with chronic conditions that require utilizing limited distribution drugs (LDD)
  • Provide additional health and wellness services including but not limited to MTM, immunizations, and blood pressure screenings

Academic Pursuits:
  • Facilitate and lead learning activities for student pharmacists in campus-based classrooms and laboratories
  • Serve as preceptor for IPPE, Co-Op, and APPE students
  • Design and lead a pharmacy-based patient care research project
  • Complete residency teaching certificate program
  • Participate in both student and professional organizations

Leadership Opportunities:
  • Develop skills to become an efficient clinical staff pharmacist, pharmacy manager and store manager-Understand the complex organizational structure
  • Master basic leadership skills including but not limited to problem solving, action planning, delegation, accountability, and communication with team members
  • Collaborate with regional leadership on strategic planning to meet the mission and vision of the organization
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