Walgreens Pharmacy Resident - Walgreens, Kansas City in KANSAS CITY, Missouri

Job Description:

The mission of the Walgreens Community-based Pharmacy Residency Program is to develop confident, effective and innovative community pharmacy practitioners who will advance the profession and expand the role of the pharmacist in Community and Specialty Pharmacy. Graduates of this program will be qualified to accept a variety of clinical and management positions in the community and specialty pharmacy settings. In addition, Walgreens seeks to enable residents to achieve their professional goals, become leaders within the profession, provide compassionate care for members of their communities and contribute to the Walgreen Company’s advancement in healthcare.

The residency program is conducted across five local Walgreens Specialty Pharmacies in Kansas City, Missouri. These five premier pharmacy locations offer a variety of innovative clinical pharmacy services to patients who are prescribed complex therapies. The pharmacy teams service patients with many disease states including hypertension, diabetes, behavioral health, HIV, Hepatitis C, Oncology, Organ Transplant, Multiple Sclerosis, Crohn’s Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis and more. The community pharmacists at these sites work closely with providers, patients, and the community to provide optimal drug therapy for patients. In addition, residents gain insights on management issues that can affect the implementation of patient care services in the community and specialty pharmacy setting. The resident also gains experience in the delivery of clinical services, conducting research, developing management expertise, precepting students, and participating in a teaching certification class.

Residency Activities

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

-Disease state management programs in HIV/AIDS, Oncology, Transplantation, Hepatitis C, and other Specialty Disease States

-Medication therapy management, with an ongoing patient load

-Specialty Medication monitoring and follow-up

-Direct to Bedside Consultations

-Pharmacist-administered immunizations

-Development of health and wellness programs

-Community outreach programs

The resident will participate in the following activities that strengthen research, practice management, and educator skills:

-Design and conduct a practice-based research project

-Write a business plan for a new or improved service

-Develop and conduct a continuous quality improvement project

-Draft a collaborative practice protocol

-Present research findings at appropriate regional and national professional meetings

-Execute marketing strategy for the promotion of patient care services

-Provide clinical instruction to student pharmacists

-Opportunity to participate in the UMKC Teaching Certificate Program

Job ID: 182180BR

Title: Pharmacy Resident - Walgreens, Kansas City

Company Indicator: Walgreens

Employment Type: Flexible hours

Job Function: Retail

Full Store Address: 2301 HOLMES ST,KANSAS CITY,MO,64108-2640-10845-S

Full District Office Address: 2301 HOLMES ST,KANSAS CITY,MO,64108-2640-10845-S

External Basic Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree from a college or school of pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

  • Missouri pharmacist license 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:


Store: 10845-KANSAS CITY MO