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Job Title: Pharmacy Residency Program - University of Houston
Company Name: WALGREENS
Location: Houston, TX United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 12/07/2017
Expire Date: 12/17/2017
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Job Description
Pharmacy Residency Program - University of Houston
Job Description
The purpose of the Walgreens and University of Houston Community Pharmacy Residency is to provide the pharmacy resident with expertise in the implementation and management of sustainable Medication Therapy Management services in a health-system outpatient pharmacy environment. The program will involve the student in various activities that foster development of a multitude of skills such as leadership, research, practice management, and teaching skills for patients, students, pharmacists, and other health care providers. Upon successful completion of the residency, the resident will be prepared to pursue patient care positions in community pharmacy, ambulatory care clinics or in academia as adjunct faculty.

The residency program is based at a premier Walgreens health system pharmacy location with innovative services for patients who are prescribed complex therapies for transplant or oncology. The community pharmacists at this site work closely with medical staff to provide optimal drug therapy for patients and will have a direct influence on patient outcomes through participation in patient counseling,
immunization services, and Medication Therapy Management. The resident will also gain patient care experience in other select Walgreens health systems pharmacies located in the Houston metropolitan area. The other sites include health system based pharmacies that offer bedside delivery and post discharge follow up to improve patient adherence and reduce hospital readmission rates. In addition, residents gain insight to management issues that can affect the implementation of patient care services in the community pharmacy setting.

The residency is offered in partnership with the University of Houston College of Pharmacy. This partnership allows the resident the opportunity to gain experience in the delivery of clinical pharmacy services in ambulatory care clinics. The resident actively participates in teaching and precepting experiences at the College.

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 areas such as oncology, transplant, asthma/COPD, and Hepatitis C.
 Medication therapy management.
 Pharmacists administered immunizations.
 Community outreach programs.

The resident will participate in the following activities that strengthen practice management and educator skills:
 Design and conduct a practice based research project.
 Present research findings at a regional residency conference and in an appropriate professional meeting.
 Execute marketing strategy for the promotion of patient care services.
 Provide clinical instruction to student pharmacists at the College and pharmacy.

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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