Pharmacy Resident - Western New England University
The Community-Based Pharmacy Residency Program affiliated with Western New England University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and Walgreens is designed to provide the resident with a structured education and training experience. The mission of our residency is to provide postgraduate training that enables residents to build on their professional skills, achieve their professional goals, and become a leader within the profession. The resident will develop expertise in medication therapy management (MTM), chronic disease state management, as well as initiate, implement, and maintain collaborative working relationships within the community.
This 12-month, full time residency will provide an opportunity for the pharmacist to practice at theWestern New England University College of Pharmacy Community Patient Care Center and two Walgreens sites (Specialty Community and traditional store) in Springfield, Massachusetts. Patient care duties include collaborating with other health care providers to improve patient outcomes, providing comprehensive medication regimen reviews, educating patients and providers, as well as counseling regarding medications and/or chronic conditions. The resident will be expected to design, plan, and implement community screening events. Academic opportunities include small group discussions as well as large didactic lectures. The resident will co-precept Introductory and Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiential learners from Western New England University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Upon completion of this program, the resident will have developed the knowledge and skills necessary to advance the practice of pharmacy and become a leader in the profession and within Walgreens.
- Medication Therapy Management
- Develop and implement health and wellness programs
- Administer immunizations
- Conduct community outreach programs
- Design and implement a practice-based research project Present research findings at appropriate regional and national professional meetings with subsequent publication
- Teach and precept learners at the College and pharmacy
- Care for patients longitudinally in a clinic environment
- 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.