Retail Pharmacy Resident

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CVS Health

Retail Pharmacy Resident

Hialeah, FL
  • Responsibilities

    Bring your heart to CVS Health. Every one of us at CVS Health shares a single, clear purpose: Bringing our heart to every moment of your health. This purpose guides our commitment to deliver enhanced human-centric health care for a rapidly changing world. Anchored in our brand — with heart at its center — our purpose sends a personal message that how we deliver our services is just as important as what we deliver.

    Our Heart At Work Behaviors™ support this purpose. We want everyone who works at CVS Health to feel empowered by the role they play in transforming our culture and accelerating our ability to innovate and deliver solutions to make health care more personal, convenient and affordable.

    A Retail Pharmacy Residency Program at CVS Health is a comprehensive postgraduate training opportunity designed to prepare pharmacists for advanced roles in community pharmacy practice. CVS Health, being a prominent community pharmacy and healthcare company, offers this residency program to equip pharmacists with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in a dynamic and patient-centered community pharmacy setting.

    Key features of the CVS Health Retail Pharmacy Residency Program include:

    1. Duration and Structure:
    The program typically spans one year and is structured to provide a well-rounded and immersive experience. Residents engage in various rotations, gaining exposure to different aspects of retail pharmacy practice.

    2. Clinical and Operational Focus:
    Residents undergo training in both clinical and operational aspects of pharmacy management. This includes hands-on experience in medication therapy management, immunizations, health screenings, and other patient care services.

    3. Patient-Centered Care:
    A significant emphasis is placed on delivering patient-centered care. Residents learn to collaborate with healthcare teams, communicate effectively with patients, and optimize medication therapy outcomes.

    4. Preceptorship and Mentorship:
    Residents work closely with experienced preceptors and mentors who guide them through the program. This mentorship fosters professional growth and ensures that residents receive valuable insights from seasoned practitioners.

    5. Pharmacy Leadership:
    The program is designed to instill leadership skills in residents. This includes exposure to pharmacy management, staff development, and operational efficiency within a retail pharmacy setting.

    6. Quality Improvement Projects:
    Residents are often required to undertake quality improvement projects aimed at enhancing patient care, operational efficiency, or community outreach. These projects provide residents with an opportunity to apply their skills to real-world challenges.

    7. Professional Development:
    CVS Health’s program includes ongoing professional development opportunities, such as seminars, workshops, and conferences. These activities help residents stay abreast of the latest advancements in pharmacy practice.

    8. Networking and Collaboration:
    Residents have the chance to collaborate with other healthcare professionals within the CVS Health network. This exposure facilitates networking and the development of collaborative relationships that can be beneficial throughout one's career.

    9. Pharmacy Services Expansion:
    With the growing scope of pharmacy services, residents are exposed to expanded services such as point-of-care testing, chronic care management, and other innovative approaches to community healthcare.

    10. Comprehensive Evaluation:
    The program includes a rigorous evaluation process to assess the resident's competence and readiness for independent practice. Successful completion of the residency enhances the pharmacist's marketability and opens doors to diverse career opportunities within CVS Health.

    Overall, the CVS Health Retail Pharmacy Residency Program aims to cultivate well-rounded, highly skilled pharmacists who can thrive in the evolving landscape of retail pharmacy while contributing to improved patient outcomes and community health.

    Minimum 40 work week, Maximum 80 hours per week

    Required Qualifications

    • PharmD graduate of a U.S. accredited program prior to beginning Post-Graduate Training Program at CVS Health
    • Pharmacist licensure in the state of Florida within 90 days of hire date.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Background in community pharmacy practice with interest in organizational leadership
    • Strong communication and presentation skills
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
    • Professionalism and maturity
    • Ability to travel to clinical sites, training programs, and professional meetings
    • CVS Health internship or rotation experience


    • PharmD graduate of a U.S. accredited program prior to beginning Post-Graduate Training Program at CVS Health

    Pay Range

    The typical pay range for this role is:

    $30.00 - $30.00

    This pay range represents the base hourly rate or base annual full-time salary for all positions in the job grade within which this position falls. The actual base salary offer will depend on a variety of factors including experience, education, geography and other relevant factors.

    In addition to your compensation, enjoy the rewards of an organization that puts our heart into caring for our colleagues and our communities. The Company offers a full range of medical, dental, and vision benefits. Eligible employees may enroll in the Company’s 401(k) retirement savings plan, and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan is also available for eligible employees. The Company provides a fully-paid term life insurance plan to eligible employees, and short-term and long term disability benefits. CVS Health also offers numerous well-being programs, education assistance, free development courses, a CVS store discount, and discount programs with participating partners. As for time off, Company employees enjoy Paid Time Off (“PTO”) or vacation pay, as well as paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Number of paid holidays, sick time and other time off are provided consistent with relevant state law and Company policies.

    For more detailed information on available benefits, please visit

    We anticipate the application window for this opening will close on: 05/31/2024

  • Industry
    Health, Wellness and Fitness
  • About Us

    At CVS Health, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.