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.
The WSU campus in Spokane houses the main office of the Department of Pharmacotherapy. The department supports WSU-affiliated residency programs at clinical sites in Spokane, Yakima, and Wenatchee and will also support the PharmD program at the satellite campus in Yakima. The department integrates Yakima's clinical faculty members into all aspects of the college including involvement in team taught courses and precepting students during their advanced practice experiences. For more information on the department, college and WSU see: www.pharmacy.wsu.edu and www.pharmacy.wsu.edu/pharmacotherapy.
Providence St. Peter is located in Olympia, Washington and is Providence Health & Service’s second largest Washington state hospital. Providence St. Peter features 390 beds in the medical/surgical tower with 42 private rooms in the emergency department (including a four-bed locked mental health evaluation unit), 18 beds in the Psychiatry Building, and 32 beds in the Critical Care Unit. This facility is a non-profit teaching hospital founded by the Sisters of Providence in 1887. Providence St. Peter Hospital offers comprehensive medical, surgical and behavioral health services. It has been named one of the 100 Top Hospitals in the nation for cardiology, orthopedics and stroke care. The outpatient surgery center has received national benchmark awards for its work in cataract surgery, knee arthroscopy and many other procedures. For information on Providence St. Pete Hospital see: http://washington.providence.org/hospitals/st-peter/.
Apply online at: www.wsujobs.com. Applications must include the following materials: 1) A letter of application describing your professional goals, relevant academic preparation, and experience; 2) A current curriculum vitae; and 3) complete contact information for three (3) professional references.
Screening of applications will begin December 11, 2017. Inquiries only may be directed to Joshua Neumiller, Chair of Search Committee, via email email@example.com.
WASHINGTONSTATEUNIVERSITYIS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, Vietnam era or disabled veterans, persons of disability, and/or persons 40 and over are encouraged to apply. WSU employs only US citizens and lawfully authorized non-US citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verifications as required by the US Immigration and Naturalization Service. Accommodations for applicants who qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act are available upon request.
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.
Position Specific Qualifications (prior completion or within 30 days of hire):
Blood borne pathogen training
BLS for Healthcare Providers
APhA immunization certificate
Completion of mandatory WSU training as outlined by the university and the department.
About Washington State University College of Pharmacy
The WSU College of Pharmacy was founded in 1891, and has been accredited since 1912. We are a graduate and professional education college. Our main degree programs include the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) and Doctorate in Pharmaceutical Sciences (Ph.D.). The College relocated from Pullman to the WSU Health Sciences campus in Spokane in December 2013, but has been heavily involved in the Spokane h...ealth care community since the 1970s through our internships, experiential rotations, and pharmacy residency programs. We currently have just under 450 student pharmacists and graduate students, and about 3,160 alumni. As of 2013, the WSU College of Pharmacy is ranked 38th out of around 130 pharmacy schools in the country by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP).For more information on the department, college and WSU see: www.pharmacy.wsu.edu