Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois


Residency Information:

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Type of Residency: 
PGY1 Managed Care Pharmacy Residency
Accreditation Status: 
NOT Accredited 
Length of Program: 
12 months
Number of Positions: 
Application Deadline: 
December 31st
Starting Date: 
July 1
Estimated Stipend: 
Onsite Interview: 
Educational/Special Requirements: 
The applicant must be a first year graduate from an ACPE-accredited Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program. The applicant must be a citizen of the U.S.A., or hold a visa allowing for the completion of the residency year. Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC) Enterprise Pharmacy cannot sponsor the visa. The applicant must desire to be a highly motivated pharmacist wanting advanced education and training that leads to an enhanced level of professional pharmacy practice.
The resident must be licensed to work as a registered pharmacist in the State of Illinois no later than October 1st of the residency year. The resident must adhere to the rules of the residency program and the application process. Candidates’ applications will need to include the following attachments: letter of intent (cover letter), curriculum vitae (CV), two letters of recommendation and college transcript(s).
Preference for interview invitations will be given to those applicants with managed care experience, knowledge of the principles and practices of pharmacy and pharmacology and their application to the operation of managed care pharmacy, knowledge of relevant Federal and State laws, considerable interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills, ability to maintain records, demonstrable teaching ability, a documented history of research and/or publication experience, a history of presentations to a multidisciplinary and/or professional meeting audience, leadership in professional organizations, and those with awards/honors within pharmacy and community service.
Fringe Benefits: 
Health Coverage, dental, life, disability, paid time off, paid holidays and more.
Special Features: 
Resident has an opportunity to select 2 Electives: Quality, Operational Excellence & Continuous Improvement (Lean Six Sigma); Medicaid Programs; Contracting and Analytics; Actuarial & Pricing; and Benefit Administration

Contact Information:

First Name: 
Last Name: 
Residency Program Director
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois      
300 East Randolph Street  
Phone Number: 
(312) 653-8606