SE GA Campus Director for Pharmacy Practice Experience
Open Until Filled: Yes
Job Summary: The Campus Director for Pharmacy Practice Experiences in Southeast Georgia is a public service faculty position which reports to the Assistant Dean for Experience Programs of the College of Pharmacy. The primary function of the position is to provide for the development, oversight, delivery and assessment of high quality introductory (IPPEs) and advanced (APPEs) pharmacy practice experiences for students enrolled in the doctor of pharmacy program completing experiential training in the Savannah and Southeast Georgia regions. This includes collaborating with faculty, pharmacists and other healthcare practitioners across the region to identify and develop new experiential training sites and provide preceptor development for existing sites and preceptors. Position Responsibilities: Campus Director: (75%) 1. Serve as a liaison between College of Pharmacy faculty, staff and students related to IPPEs and APPEs in the Savannah and Southeast Georgia regions. Effectively communicate experience program policies and procedures to associated faculty, staff, students, pharmacists and other health care providers. 2. Oversee the organization, scheduling, implementation, delivery and assessment of IPPE and APPE programs offered in the Savannah and Southeast Georgia regions. Effectively work and communicate with appropriate experiential faculty to ensure consistent outcomes are achieved. 3. Develop and maintain a clinical practice site to provide health system based IPPE and APPE experiences to pharmacy students in the Savannah region. 4. Ensure development of adequate numbers of high quality IPPE and APPE program sites and practitioner / instructors in the Savannah and Southeast Georgia regions. 5. Complete regional site visits to assess site and preceptor quality for IPPEs / APPEs and provide feedback and required training to both new and existing sites / preceptors. 6. Assist with assessing the educational needs of pharmacists and other healthcare professionals participating as preceptors in the Savannah and Southeast Georgia regions and provide targeted preceptor training as appropriate. 7. Assist with assessing the educational and performance needs of students assigned to the Savannah or Southeast Georgia regions. Work with these students where appropriate to develop and implement academic and professional development success plans related to their experiential education courses. 8. Serve as a mediator in the event of difficult situations involving either students or preceptors during an introductory or advanced pharmacy practice experience in the region. 9. Oversee and perform required administrative duties to ensure efficient regional experiential office management. 10. Oversee and perform required administrative duties related to student and program evaluation for all experience course offerings in the Savannah and Southeast GA regions. 11. Ensure all experiential programs in the Savannah and Southeast Georgia regions meet or exceed the American Council on Pharmacy Education Standards and Guidelines for the Doctor of Pharmacy degree program. 12. Coordinate and participate in group meetings with pharmacy students completing experiential training in the Savannah and Southeast Georgia regions. 13. Serve as a representative of the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy in the Savannah and Southeast Georgia regions. Develop professional relationships with local, regional, and state pharmacy leaders. 14. As necessary, work in conjunction with the IPPE and APPE Administrative Leads in the clearance and orientation processes of pharmacy students assigned to IPPE or APPEs in the Savannah or Southeast Georgia regions. Teaching / Scholarship / Committee: 25% 1. Serve as course instructor and/or coordinator for experiential program offerings. 2. Teach in didactic and laboratory based courses relevant to practice site and clinical expertise. 3. Initiate, develop, and publish educational based scholarship and research commensurate with rank and promotion criteria. 4. Participate in college and experiential committees. 5. Participate as a member of the Southeastern Pharmacy Experiential Education Consortium.
Minimum Qualifications: * Completion of a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. * Eligible for pharmacy licensure in the state of Georgia. * A minimum of three years professional pharmacy experience as a health system pharmacist in a medicine or medicine subspecialty. Candidates must have a combination of education and experience that would allow them to be appointed to a public service rank (Assistant Public Service or Associate Public Service). For more information, please visit: http://outreach.uga.edu/policies/appointment-and-promotion-guidelines/
Preferred Qualifications: Completion of a health system based postgraduate pharmacy residency Previous academic teaching experience within a doctor of pharmacy curriculum Familiarity with trends and issues affecting pharmacy practice in community, health system, ambulatory, and non-traditional areas.
Faculty Rank: Open Rank
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Employee Percentage: 100%
Location od Vacancy: Savannah Area