Applicants will only be considered after successful completion and submission of the following:
Completed application via the UM Careers website
Letter of Intent
Updated curriculum vitae
If invited for an on-site interview, applicants will be required to provide a presentation or other educational session (~ 30 minutes) on a topic of their choice
Join the Pharmacy team at the Michigan Medicine! The vision of Michigan Medicine is to create the future of health care through discovery and to become the national leader in health care, health care reform, biomedical innovation and education. As part of this world-class organization, the Department of Pharmacy Services has high standards for service, education, and research. Our Department has a rich history of excellence; you have the opportunity to join a world-class team to provide exceptional patient care and advance the Mission of Michigan Medicine. The successful candidate will lead and coordinate education and professional development efforts for the Department of Pharmacy Services. This individual will also work as a clinical pharmacist to assist in the development, implementation and monitoring of clinical services; to ensure and promote the safe, rational, efficacious and cost-effective use of drug therapy in patients; to provide leadership for clinical services including developing guidelines and policies, developing quality improvement processes, and to assist in the clinical training of staff, residents and students.
GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE
Paid Time Off
Opportunities to earn continuing education credits at in-house education programs
Coordination, oversight and implementation of initial on-boarding and training for new employees
Coordination, oversight and implementation of employee off-boarding
Work with content experts to provide coordination, oversight, and implementation of education and training to support:
New employee orientation and training
New pharmacy programs and services (e.g., clinical services, operational changes)
Updates and support of existing pharmacy programs and services (e.g., anticoagulation management, pharmacokinetic dosing, antimicrobial stewardship, parenteral nutrition management)
Expertise, oversight, and management of competency assessments, including:
M-Learning/Learning Management System (LMS)
Existing competencies and updates
Needs for new competency assessments
Compliance/Reporting from M-Learning/LMS
Assessment of staff needs for education and development, and developing appropriate training and education plans to address highest needs, at least annually
Actively identify needs for additional training opportunities, develops and provides live training opportunities as needed to accomplish departmental objectives, and maintains educational resources for clinical pharmacists
Serve as a resource for hiring managers to support recruiting and hiring as needed
Meeting legal, HR, and policy requirements
Assisting with job offers
Work as Clinical Pharmacist or Clinical Pharmacist Specialist providing and supporting patient care (~30 – 50% of effort)
Collaborate with the Residency Coordinator to develop and implement preceptor development training programs
Assure the appropriateness of medication therapy through:
Review of medication orders for clinical appropriateness based on patient specific conditions and concomitant therapies.
Compound and accurately dispense medications, intravenous solutions and related supplies
Formulate, prepare, and maintain quality control of pharmaceutical preparations
Check medication preparation and oversee delegated pharmacy services performed by pharmacy technicians
Communication with prescribers and providers regarding appropriateness of drug therapy and patient response to therapy.
Actively collaborate with the health care team designing, implementing and monitoring patient-specific pharmacotherapy; interviewing patients to obtain medication histories; counseling patients regarding proper drug dosage, administration, usage, and possible side effects; documenting pharmaceutical care activities
Provide assistance as a member of patient care team ensuring accurate medication use and documentation of medication administration in situations such as cardiac arrests
Assist in the development and implementation of new pharmacy services to support the Michigan Medicine’s goals and objectives
Develop and implement quality improvement and process improvements to improve patient care and pharmacy services
Serve as a preceptor for Doctor of Pharmacy students on a variety of practice experiences including Introductory Pharmacy Patient Experiences (IPPEs) and Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPEs), and may provide didactic education for pharmacy students
Serve as a preceptor for pharmacy residents
Lead the development and provision of medication-related educational and training programs for pharmacy personnel
May conduct or participate in research, drug use projects, cost reduction/management initiatives, and quality improvement activities consistent with the position requirements and with Michigan Medicine’s goals and objectives.
Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from an accredited College of Pharmacy or equivalent combination of education and experience
Current licensure as a registered pharmacist by the State of Michigan Board of Pharmacy and a Michigan Controlled Substance License to practice pharmacy in the State of Michigan, or eligibility to become licensed within 60 days of employment start date
Completion of an ASHP-Accredited PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency and an additional 3 years of practice experience, or equivalent education, training and experience, in health-system pharmacy practice
Experiential teaching experience and service as a pharmacy student preceptor
Didactic teaching experience or presentation experience required
Able to prioritize with accuracy and dependability
Demonstrate and apply excellent teamwork and communication skills
Effectively communicate with pharmacy team members, other healthcare professionals, employees, patients and visitors
Accurately and efficiently interpret and process medication orders, labels, and documentation
Ability to meet all of the above qualifications and perform all of the Duties and Responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation
Experience as a pharmacy residency preceptor
Completion of a teaching certificate program or equivalent
Additional training and experience in learning management systems and instructional design
Experience in recruiting and hiring employees
Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) certification
Desired Key Knowledge, Skills, and Attributes
Strong teaching skills
Excellent teamwork and collaboration
Excellent communication skills
Project management and prioritization skills
Commitment and follow-through
Learning management and instructional design
This schedule for this position includes day shift and evening shift responsibilities, as well as weekend and holiday commitments.
This position will report to the Assistant Director-Education & Research
Pharmacists provide functional supervision of technical staff, residents, interns, and students working in their area including completion of job assignments and assuring adherence to institutional policies and procedures.
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.
Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.
Although the Posting End Date may indicate otherwise, this job may be filled and closed anytime after a posting duration of seven calendar days.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 169438
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