Pharmacy Fellowship - Health Equity andSystems Thinking
Exciting new opportunity for a Residency Trained Pharmacist looking to advance pharmacy practice around Health Equity. To learn more visit:
The position starts July 1, 2021. Application deadline is April 30, 2021.
TheComprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS) Health Equity and Systems Thinking Pharmacy Fellowshipis aimed to position our graduates to improve health equity through advocacy, recognition of systems thinking, and adoption of community resources/partnerships to improve chronic conditions and address national crises, such as opioid use disorders.You will focus onaddressing and improvinghealthcare disparities with an aim for a more culturally and competent pharmacist workforce in integrating social determinants of health into the medication use encounters and improving patient outcomes. This is a 12-month position only. Additional time may be added as needed and will be determined by the end of the term.
Schedule:This is an Exempt position and will work a minimum of 40 hours a week. Work will be done in the Corporate office and Pharmacy locations, to be determined.
Develop an assessment that incorporates structural and process of care indicators to improve health literacy and communication between pharmacy and patients during the medication management encounter.
Conduct a longitudinal research project for presentation at a professional platform.
Develop a structural Certificate Program in the area of health equity, disparity and systems thinking for preceptors and pharmacist leaders.
What's in it for You?
You will walk away with an important highly-employer sought, real-world skill set.
You will be paving the way and potentially change pharmacy curriculum and pharmacy practice.
Graduate of a college of pharmacy accredited by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE) with a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree. Doctor of Pharmacy degree preferred.
Post-graduate pharmacy residency (PGY1) or equivalent training.
Public Health degree or public health services experience preferred.
Licensure in good standing as a Registered Pharmacist in the state of practice.
Proficient computer skills using Pharmacy systems and Microsoft applications - Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel.
Effective communication skills - verbal and written.
Through training and/or experience, possess necessary knowledge to provide oversight of medication regimens for the patient populations treated in the facility including a knowledge of dosing for specific age populations.
Complete application submission to include curriculum vitae (CV), personal letter of intent and three letters of recommendation or reference.
Benefits:All CPS employees enjoy a competitive salary and are eligible to participate in the 401(k) savings plan with a match. Full Time employees are also eligible for a comprehensive benefits package, including Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance / Paid Time Off (PTO) Program / Company Paid Short- and Long-Term Disability / Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance / Medical Flex and Dependent Care Accounts and more. Also, there will be financial assistance for housing and travel to/from pharmacy locations.
About CPS:Founded nearly 50 years ago and employing over 2,500 clinical, regulatory, and operational pharmacy professionals, Comprehensive Pharmacy Services, LLC is one of the nation's largest providers of pharmacy services to more than 800 hospitals and healthcare facilities nationwide. CPS helps hospital pharmacists tackle complex problems such as medication reconciliation, hyper-inflated drug costs, standardization, centralized distribution, regulatory & compliance, and 340B programs leading to increased quality, reduced admissions and lower costs. Services provided by CPS include pharmacy management, pharmacy consulting, specialized pharmacy services, TELEpharmacy, 340B program compliance assurance, ambulatory & retail pharmacy services, medication related transition of care, and pharmacy analytics. For more information, visit.
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