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Assistant/Associate Professor - Ambulatory Care

University of North Texas
Fort Worth

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UNT System Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

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Assistant/Associate Professor - Ambulatory Care




HSC-College of Pharmacy

Job Location:

Fort Worth

Department Summary:

The HSC College of Pharmacy (HSCCP) is located at the HSC campus in Fort Worth, TX and is joined by colleges/schools of Osteopathic Medicine, Public Health, Health Professions, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and the UNTHSC/TCU School of Medicine. HSCCP graduated its first class and received accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) in 2017.
HSC Health is the academic medical center of the University of North Texas Health Science Center located on its’ campus in Fort Worth, TX. The center is comprised of 11 specialty clinics and a community pharmacy serving the people of Tarrant County and beyond. HSC Health seeks to push the boundaries of discovery through education and research as we keep patients at the center of our efforts.

The integrated Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Services at HSC Health are responsible for comprehensive medication management and the provision of quality patient care to those referred/consulted by their provider. The direct patient care responsibilities of the Clinical Pharmacists are delegated through an established, broad Collaborative Drug Therapy Management (CDTM) protocol following Texas State Board of Pharmacy rules and regulations.

Position Summary:

The University of North Texas Health Science Center (HSC) at Fort Worth is inviting applications for a Clinical Faculty/Clinical Pharmacist to join our Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Services at HSC Health and the HSC College of Pharmacy (HSCCP) Department of Pharmacotherapy. This position will maintain a practice site and provide pharmaceutical care to patients at the HSC Health Center for Older Adults along with academic responsibilities related to the provision of experiential rotations for Doctor of Pharmacy candidates, PGY1 residents and PGY2 residents in collaboration with HSCCP. The clinical pharmacist also works collaboratively with our partners at Catalyst Health Rx to support the medication synchronization program. The goal of this partnership is to improve patient clinical outcomes and decrease total cost of care through both proper medication utilization and improved medication adherence.

Essential function(s) of this position:

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is inviting applications for a Clinical Faculty/Clinical Pharmacist to join our Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Services at HSC Health and the HSC College of Pharmacy (HSCCP) Department of Pharmacotherapy. This individual will serve as a faculty member who will enhance the UNTHSC vision and mission, while making meaningful contributions to the profession of pharmacy and the Tarrant County community.

Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

* The clinical pharmacist will conduct clinical activities at HSC Health Center for Older Adults and is principally responsible for the provision of face-to-face and telephonic comprehensive medication management (CMM);
*Works collaboratively as an essential member of an interprofessional team offering expertise in evidence-based, guideline-directed, and cost-effective pharmacotherapy to improve clinical outcomes for the older adult population;*Conducts educational activities, promotes patient safety through adverse event management, and actively participates in clinic committees and quality initiatives;*Actively participates as a preceptor for P1/P3 students during Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPEs) and P4 students during Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPEs) from HSCCP;*Provide face-to-face and/or telephonic comprehensive medication management (CMM) and coordinates the synchronized dispensing of medications through Catalyst, when applicable.*Willingness to serve as a preceptor for collaborative HSCCP/HSC Health pharmacy residency programs.

Minimum Qualifications:

The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:
-Applicants must have graduated with a PharmD from an ACPE- accredited pharmacy program with a pharmacy degree and be eligible to practice pharmacy in Texas.
-Completed an ASHP-accredited PGY-1 post graduate residency training program or possess a minimum of 5 years of clinical patient related experience
-At the rank of Assistant Professor, the applicant must have zero to five (0-5) years of academic or clinical experience
-At the rank of Associate Professor, the applicant must have at least five (5) years or more of academic experience

Preferred Qualifications:

The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:
-Have experience and interest in the pharmaceutical/clinical care of Older Adults
-Completed an ASHP-accredited PGY-2 post-graduate training program in Ambulatory Care or a similar specialty (e.g., Geriatrics) or have completed an ASHP-accredited PGY-1 pharmacy residency plus a minimum of three years of equivalent clinical pharmacy practice experience (i.e., Ambulatory Care or Geriatrics)
-Board Certified or eligible for Board Certification in Ambulatory Care or Geriatric Pharmacy

Physical Requirements:

Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Standing, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or Hear

Area of Specialty:

Ambulatory Care

Security Sensitive:

This is a security sensitive position.

EEO Statement:

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

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Since 1890, the University of North Texas has been a catalyst for transformation for its students and the North Texas region. As the nation’s 26th largest public university, UNT is dedicated to providing an excellent educational experience to its 36,000 students while fueling the intellectual, economic and cultural progress of one of the largest, most dynamic regions in the United States.

A student-focused public research university, UNT graduates more than 8,500 students each year from its 12 colleges and schools and offers 97 bachelor’s, 82 master’s and 35 doctoral degree programs, many nationally and internationally recognized. As UNT’s strengths in science, engineering and technology grow, the university continues to nurture its core areas of distinction in music, education, social sciences, business, the arts and humanities. Leading Texas public universities in the number of Goldwater Scholars and designated a “Best in the West” university by The Princeton Review, UNT is known for its academic excellence.

By providing access, welcoming diversity and strengthening collaborations with our many educational, business and community partners, as well as building new partnerships across the globe, UNT's faculty and staff work each day to prepare students for the challenges they will meet in our changing world.

Fostering global understanding and promoting cultural appreciation are central to preparing tomorrow's successful global leaders. Our strategic international partnerships seek to improve quality of life, facilitate the exchange of ideas and culture, and allow for important research addressing global issues. UNT's campus benefits from a rich diversity of about 2,500 international students representing 140 countries.

UNT faculty produce groundbreaking research in a wide range of disciplines spanning the sciences, mathematics, engineering and technology while also making nationally recognized contributions in the arts and humanities. The College of Music is one of the nation’s best music colleges with an internationally respected jazz program. UNT has the oldest program in emergency administration and planning and a unique program in applied philosophy and environmental ethics.

UNT also is home to many national centers and institutes, including the Net-Centric Software and Systems Center — a National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center; the Center for Electronic Materials Processing and Integration; the Institute of Applied Science; the Center for Advanced Scientific Computing and Modeling; and the Center for the Study of Interdisciplinarity.

UNT has developed many state-of-the-art research facilities, such as the federally funded Center for Advanced Research and Technology, one of the nation’s most extensive facilities for powerful materials characterization and analysis; a high-performance computational facility; and a clean room/nanofabrication research facility (under construction). UNT’s research extends outside the academy as well, with field stations as close as a neighboring lake and as far away as southern Chile.

In addition, UNT is developing Discovery Park, a research park with technology incubator facilities on a 300-acre property near the main campus. The university also has developed a Design Research Center in the heart of the Dallas design district.

As the largest and most comprehensive university in the North Texas region, UNT is growing as a national leader in education, research and scholarship, student support and community engagement — the pillars of a great public research university. UNT’s ultimate mission is to give a green light to greatness by helping its students, region, state and nation excel.

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