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Job Title: Pharmacy Residency Program - Jackson, MS
Company Name: WALGREENS
Location: Jackson, MS United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 12/07/2017
Expire Date: 12/17/2017
Job Categories: Healthcare, Other, Information Technology, Retail/Wholesale, Counseling, Research & Development, Medical
Job Description
Pharmacy Residency Program - Jackson, MS
Job Description
Walgreens Community Pharmacy Residency Program is a postgraduate training opportunity for pharmacists that aims to develop advanced community retail pharmacists who will implement and manage services to help patients get, stay, and live well. Residents 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 daily workflow.

This PGY1 residency experience will take place at multiple Walgreens pharmacies throughout the greater Jackson, Mississippi area. Each location offers the resident the opportunity to practice in focused areas of patient care services such as MTM, travel health, practice management and more, while further developing their skills and knowledge from pharmacist leaders within community pharmacy practice.

Residency Activities
  •  Develop collaborative programs to improve patient adherence and outcomes.
  •  Provide medication therapy management and patient counseling.
  •  Deliver preventative health services including routine immunizations and off-site immunization clinics.
  •  Provide travel health consultations and administer vaccines.
  •  Develop pharmacy practice management skills.
  •  Provide services for patients taking specialty medications for HIV and other conditions.
  •  Be responsible for 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.
  •  Present research project findings at a professional conference.
  •  Complete teaching and learning certificate program (optional).

Walgreens, one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. More than 10 million customers interact with Walgreens each day in communities across America, using the most convenient, multichannel access to consumer goods and services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services and advice. Walgreens operates 8,175 drugstores with a presence in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Walgreens omnichannel business includes Walgreens.com. Approximately 400 Walgreens stores offer Healthcare Clinic or other provider retail clinic services.

As the neighborhood drugstore and retailer, our goal is to make health and happiness simpler, easier and within reach. And we remain a trusted wellness provider offering convenient access to important health services, such as immunizations and an array of pharmacy services that can help patients improve their health. To our team members, Walgreens represents a unique opportunity to excel in their careers in a welcoming and inclusive environment. We offer the chance to work in a truly supportive environment, and be a part of a progressive organization dedicated to the well-being of our customers, team members and the communities we all call home.

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