Investing in young talent is important because developing future pharmacy leaders doesn't happen overnight.


Hear from past Prime residents

Justin Giguere,

“Exposure to the decision making process gave me insight on how to use clinical expertise to make business decisions.”

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Chelsey Poquette

“My mindset and how I think about pharmacy was so much different. Now I make clinical decisions that could help thousands of people.”

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Tien Vuong

 I never imagined how much more I would learn during one year in a professional workplace. I learned three key lessons about communication, accountability and discovery.

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Contribute today, lead tomorrow

Our yearlong managed care residency program gives residents experience in a variety of different rotation areas while being full members of our clinical team. You won’t find that with other residency programs.

Residents have the opportunity to

  • Evaluate and balance clinical, financial and government considerations to produce a patient-focused and therapeutically complete drug list (formulary)
  • Determine the need for and design a utilization management program to reduce drug misuse and improve member health
  • Assess, develop and provide a medication therapy management program
  • Use and expand their knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid
  • Consult with Prime clients about pharmacy benefit design strategies
  • Understand the specialty pharmacy process, formation of pharmacy networks and business operations
  • Develop a holistic specialty strategy (including management opportunities across the pharmacy benefit, medical benefit and distribution channels)
  • Serve as a liaison between the health plan and Prime
  • Present your research at national meetings and assist with development


  • $47,500 annual salary
  • Travel to two national conferences
  • Generous benefits package
  • No evenings or weekends
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • 80 hours of paid time off
  • Paid holidays

Application requirements

  • PharmD candidate
  • Pharmacist license or eligible for licensure in Minnesota
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
  • Previous managed care experience through summer internships or experiential rotations preferred

Program application

Send completed forms to:
Prime Therapeutics Attn: Cathy Starner


Prime Therapeutics LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran, disabled, and other diverse candidates to apply and be considered for open positions.  If you are an applicant with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact Human Resources at  1.866.469.1257 or email