Academic Detailing Pharmacist

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Job Title:

Academic Detailing Pharmacist

Requisition Number:


Working Title:

MOUD Treatment Team Pharmacist

Department Name:

40113:Opioid Abuse Research Strategic Invstmnt

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Grade Level:


Salary Range:


Type of Position:


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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

2 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification:

Licensed Pharmacist

Physical Requirements:

The essential job functions of this position require: communicating effectively; building positive working relationships with individuals from diverse backgrounds; abiding by University, state, and federal guidelines; maintaining confidentiality; prioritizing and managing work effectively; ensuring work is detailed, accurate, and completed in a timely manner; performing work in a sedentary position; reporting to meetings at different locations both on campus and off campus; interacting with individuals from various levels throughout the university; and working successfully with a team, as well as independently.


Monday – Friday. Some nights and weekends. Work will primarily by teleconference/zoom but may include travel for visits to agencies and treatment providers as COVID restrictions allow when teleconference is not adequate to achieve job goals.

Job Summary:

The University of Kentucky invites applications for a pharmacist to help with Educational Development, Implementation and Technical Assistance aimed at assisting community providers and agencies to expand engagement in treatment with Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) for the NIDA HEALing Communities Study (HCS).
The pharmacist will help develop educational and technical assistance materials aimed at helping HCS partnering agencies and internal HCS teams implement evidence-based strategies that support engagement and retention in MOUD. This will involve reviewing medical literature, synthesizing multiple sources of information (e.g., potential regulatory requirements for buprenorphine injectable distribution, storage and administration, etc), creating/adapting educational materials, being well organized, able to track data and milestones for complex projects, having strong communication skills and ability to work collaboratively within multi-disciplinary teams. The pharmacist will also assist with data collection and reporting for research grant activities.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Candidates must possess a strong understanding of pharmacy laws and regulations; opioid use disorders; methadone and buprenorphine storage and regulations; have excellent written and verbal communication skills; research and data collection; passion for outreach, education and training. Candidates must also have a high level of integrity and a strong work ethic.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

PharmD, residency training, educational content delivery, opioid use disorder, medications for opioid use disorder

Deadline to Apply:


University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Posted: 1/7/2021
Application Due: 3/8/2021
Work Type: Full Time