Wal-Mart Pharmacy/UAMS College of Pharmacy Community Residency

Number of Positions: 1

Estimated Salary: Competitive

Estimated Starting Date: July 1st

Background

The Walmart Community Residency Program provides the opportunity to develop future pharmacy
leaders with expertise in the development and delivery of patient care services that provide measurable health care improvement and outcomes. This program will focus on the advancement of pharmacy programs and services that measurably improve clinical outcomes and/or patient safety. This may include the implementation and study of the effectiveness of medication therapy management, patient adherence, disease state management, and health and wellness services. The residency also provides the opportunity to gain experience in teaching.

Learning Experiences

The experiences include developing, delivering, and assessing continuous quality improvement programs for community pharmacy services; creating, implementing, and evaluating programs to improve patient safety, outcomes, and adherence; building, launching, maintaining, and measuring the outcome of clinical services; enhancing educational skills by acquiring a teaching certificate and engaging in classroom and experiential teaching; communicating and promoting services to various health care providers and educating patients and associates regarding disease prevention and treatment;
Gain skills in the management of a community pharmacy; and promoting professional development
through local and national meetings, participation in pharmacy organizations, and by building
relationships with other health care providers.

Benefits

Each resident will receive:

      • Competitive annual stipend
      • Paid vacation, state holidays and professional leave for attendance of state and national meetings
      • Financial assistance to attend national meetings
      • Free life, health, and liability insurance
      • Employee food discount on campus (20%) and merchant discounts in the community
      • Comprehensive health sciences library with access to almost 2000 journals
      • Tuition discount for undergraduate and graduate courses (If desired)