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Assistant Professor of Practice, Acute Pharmacist, Essential Health
Post Date: 01/04/2021
Close Date: 02/01/2021
Company:
North Dakota State University

Job Listing URL: (new browser window will open)
https://prd.hcm.ndus.edu/psp/recruit/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=2923524&PostingSeq=1

Salary:
$70,000 and above

Location:
Fargo, ND

Job Description:
Position Description & Details:

The Department of Pharmacy Practice at North Dakota State University School of Pharmacy is seeking a qualified individual for a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Practice. The individual also will serve as a clinical pharmacist in acute care services integrated into Essentia Health Pharmacy in Fargo, ND. The practice will include generalist clinical pharmacist practice on a medical surgical service with opportunity to focus in other acute care areas (ie. Emergency Department, pediatrics, critical care, oncology), depending on availability and interest. Individuals with pharmacy residency training and/or experience in interprofessional collaboration in the provision of acute care services as well as experience with the role of the pharmacist within healthcare systems are of particular interest.

The individual will be teaching within the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) didactic curriculum in a pharmacotherapy capstone course and other pharmacotherapy courses with emphasis on acute care practice. Other teaching may include pathophysiology, immunization and interprofessional education. Additionally, the individual is expected to perform research/scholarship, as well as service to the School/College/University and provide clinical pharmacy services, and precept Pharm.D. students during Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences and pharmacy residents at Essentia Health, Fargo.

Responsibilities:

Clinical Practice Responsibilities and Duties: All Essentia-related activities needs to be accomplished within 20 hours/week on the medical surgical floor and the cardiac intermediate care floor and might include the following:

Perform all standard clinical services offered by Pharmacy for all inpatients including (This is the first year priority):
Adult TPN dosing, Kinetics, IV–to-PO route adjustments, Renal and Hepatic dosing, DVT prophylaxis recommendations, Heparin and Lovenox dosing, Lovenox teaching, anticoagulation recommendations, ad hoc Med Rec clarifications, therapeutic substitution, duplicate medication clarifications, Argatroban dosing, Age based dosing, screening for medication interactions, identifying and reporting medication errors and ADRs, dosage form adjustments, IV compatibility screening, home medication verification, IV infiltration recommendations, Chemo therapy verification and monitoring, Pharmacy Help orders, answer all physician, nursing, patient, family medication related questions, assist with vaccine questions, assist with Tikosyn monitoring, Monitor labs ad hoc., Document I-vents and hand-offs, fill out appropriate monitoring forms
Attend codes ad hoc for patients if available and timing allows the attendance.
Verify and review medication orders
Transition of care services including admission med rec review, education, and discharge.
Attend rounds with team, as assigned
Provide antimicrobial stewardship interventions
Attend daily pharmacy huddles (10:45 am) to provide hand off communication to next shift ad hoc.
Help with inventory control of all medications to control cost and volume
Precept (primary preceptor) Acute Care APPE students (This is the first year priority)
Precept (primary preceptor) 2 PGY1 acute care residents/year during their Acute Care II rotation (This is the second year priority
Participate in research projects, Medication Use Evaluation (MUEs), and Publications to meet mutually beneficial goals for faculty, Essentia Health and NDSU Department of Pharmacy Practice (This is the second year priority)


Teaching (18 workload credits):

Academic/Co-curriculum advising: 10 students
APPE rotations/year (type: TBD): 7 rotations (7-14 students)
Possible didactic teaching Fall semester:
PHRM 565: Immunization
PHRM 340: Pathophysiology of Disease
PHRM 540: Public Health (Poster mentor)
Possible didactic teaching Spring semester:
PHRM 341: Pathophysiology of Disease
PHRM 580 (Capstone): Teaching select acute care topics
CHP 400: Interprofessional Healthcare Practice (or other Interprofessional Educational projects/activities throughout the PharmD curriculum/co-curriculum)
Coverage of select topics in pharmacotherapy or pharmacotherapy lab course topics (based on needs/specialty as well as continued readjustment for tenure/non-tenure track faculty)
Other teaching (based on the curriculum need):
1-2 weeks in the Concept Pharmacy (institutional) weekly activity lead
Other needs

Advertised Salary:

Commensurate with experience

Minimum Qualifications:

Pharm.D. degree
Completed a PGY1 ASHP-accredited residency or have accumulated at least three years of recent and consistent experience in acute care clinical pharmacy practice
Eligible for pharmacist licensure in North Dakota
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Excellent leadership and collaboration skills
Demonstration of self-development

Preferred Qualifications:

Completed or completing a PGY2 ASHP-accredited residency
Greater than 3 years of consistent experience in acute care/general medicine clinical pharmacy practice
Teaching experience in pharmacy or medical programs
Precepting experience in pharmacy or medical programs
Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) Board certification
Research/scholarship experience
Immunization certificate/immunization administration experience

Applicant Materials Required:

Screening will begin 2/1/21 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, which contains statements of career goals, immediate and long-term teaching interests, and research aspirations and interests; a curriculum vitae; and names of 3 references to: https://jobs.ndsu.edu/. NDSU is an equal opportunity institution.

Benefits:

NDSU offers a comprehensive benefits package with includes single or family health insurance coverage with premiums paid for by the university – with an effective date for new employees the first of the month following date of hire. Other benefits include, wellness benefits, basic life insurance, retirement plan, tuition waiver, annual leave, EAP, sick leave and holiday pay. Optional benefits include supplemental life, dental, vision, long-term care insurance, flexible spending account, and supplemental retirement plans.
No Smoking Notice:

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:

North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.

Veteran’s Preference Notice:

This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran’s Preference requirements.

Requirements:
Minimum Qualifications:

Pharm.D. degree
Completed a PGY1 ASHP-accredited residency or have accumulated at least three years of recent and consistent experience in acute care clinical pharmacy practice
Eligible for pharmacist licensure in North Dakota
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Excellent leadership and collaboration skills
Demonstration of self-development

Preferred Qualifications:

Completed or completing a PGY2 ASHP-accredited residency
Greater than 3 years of consistent experience in acute care/general medicine clinical pharmacy practice
Teaching experience in pharmacy or medical programs
Precepting experience in pharmacy or medical programs
Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) Board certification
Research/scholarship experience
Immunization certificate/immunization administration experience

Contact Information:
jobs@ndsu.edu
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