Clinical Assistant Professor-Providence St. Peter Hospital Olympia
Employee Type: Faculty
Position Number: 52038
Work Location: Other
Summary of Duties: WSU College of Pharmacy is seeking to hire a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacotherapy. This is a full-time, annual, non-tenure track, 12 month appointment. The primary site for this position is the Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, Washington.
Maintenance of an innovative clinical practice which may include: -Psychiatric medication therapy consultations -Assisting in medication reconciliation, comorbidity management, and therapy recommendations for patients involved in Crisis Services in the Emergency Department, and patients admitted to the Inpatient Behavioral Health Center -Assess patient's medication therapy for non-psychiatric comorbidities and work with patients and their insurance companies to ensure that medications are covered and provided to the patient before discharge -Assist in the completion of Hospital Based Inpatient Psychiatric Services (HBIPS) core measures, to be enforced by Joint Commission and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), through daily chart reviews and progress notes, smoking cessation counseling and prescribing, patient immunization, and collaboration with other healthcare providers to ensure high quality psychiatric care -Act as a resource for Providence physicians who hold outpatient psychiatric appointments, including family practice physicians who are called upon to manage psychiatric disorders due to a lack of access to psychiatrists.
Supervision of pharmacy students during clinical rotations
Provision of instruction in various courses in the PharmD curriculum
Provision of service to the department, college, and university
Collaborating with college support personnel
Development and maintenance of a program of scholarship
The appointment is a one year renewable appointment beginning July 1, 2018. Individuals with a strong commitment to an academic career and an interest in innovative teaching and clinical practice models are encouraged to apply. The faculty member will be expected to contribute scholarly work in their area of clinical expertise and support the college through participation in service related activities according to the College's Promotion Guidelines.
Required Qualifications: Candidates must possess a PharmD and have residency and/or fellowship training in one or more of the following areas: teaching, general pharmacy practice, ambulatory care, internal medicine or family medicine. Specialty training in Psychiatry is preferred. Equivalent training and/or experience will be considered. Eligibility for Washington pharmacist licensure required.
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