Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top medical centers in the United States, and ranked as the number 1 hospital in Washington State, as rated by U.S. News & World Report 2018-2019 "America's Best Hospitals", UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine.
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UW MEDICAL CENTER – MONTLAKE PHARMACY has an outstanding opportunity for a FULL-TIME CLINICAL EDUCATION LEAD PHARMACIST (Rotating/Variable Shifts). The Clinical Education Lead Pharmacist (Pharmacist 4) will direct, develop, implement and evaluate specific program areas within the pharmacy, and provides oversight of the experiential education development and integration within and between the pharmacy department and UW School of Pharmacy (UWSOP). The Clinical Education Lead Pharmacist directs pharmacists and others in daily operations of the UW Medicine Pharmacy, particularly in relation to integrating trainees into operational workflow and learning experiences; collaborate on the training of new staff pharmacists, residents, interns and students; develop and implement procedures for specific pharmacy program areas related to pharmacy student education and training.
Management: • Direct the operation of the assigned area in the pharmacy department. • Provide coordination for students placed within the UW Medicine system for experiential education (EE). • Provide oversight for student placement, orientation, precepting, and performance evaluation within the system including University of Washington Medical Center - Montlake, Harborview, and University of Washington Medical Center - Northwest. • Provide oversight for prioritization of program activities related to experiential education to assure compliance with ACPE accreditation standards and the University of Washington, School of Pharmacy curricular ability based outcomes. • As a joint member of the UWSOP and the UW Medicine Department of Pharmacy, oversee the Student Scholars Program for UW Medicine as part of the University of Washington, School of Pharmacy Longitudinal Experiential Advanced Practice (LEAP) program (UWSOP LEAP) • Work closely with other preceptors to supervise students to proactively forecast training needs, support preceptor development, and opportunities for development of EE within the UW Medicine. • Work closely with the Director of Preceptor Development and Program Managers in EE at UWSOP to coordinate student placements and evaluations. • Maintain effective communications with the EE administrative staff, UWSOP, UW Medicine Pharmacy Services, and other departments within the Medical Centers. • Maintain updated site descriptions and conduct other administrative monitoring for EE sites within UW Medicine on an annual basis. • Serve as liaison to the UWSOP Clinical Affiliate Faculty Committee for maintaining current appointments for UW Medicine pharmacist preceptors as faculty members. • Participate in quality improvement activities for the assigned program area and, in collaboration with preceptors, for experiential learning for pharmacy education and training in UW Medicine Pharmacy Services. Coordinate the documentation and reporting of program activities for regulatory and accreditation agencies. • Participate in development, implementation and evaluation of departmental policies. • Participate in Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, and UW Medicine/hospital committees as requested. • Assure compliance with all pharmacy laws and regulations, curricular outcomes, and ACPE accreditation standards.
Personnel: • Participate in pharmacy staff development including new employee orientation and training. Orient new UW Medicine pharmacist preceptors to the UWSOP curriculum and EE programming and contribute to preceptor development programming in collaboration with OPPE faculty and staff. Assist in developing training materials for staff. • Coordinate onboarding and/or provide orientation for students placed within UW Medicine. • Coordinate or take the lead on providing developmental feedback to students placed within UW Medicine to optimize performance and the learning experience. • In conjunction with UW SOP staff, coordinate the development of remediation plans for learners not meeting performance expectations. • Coach other preceptors in achieving optimal learning experiences for students, especially in challenging situations. • Review and provide feedback on Patient Safety Net (PSN) reports as appropriate for area.
Education and Research: • Serve as a faculty member, appointed with approval of UWSOP Department of Pharmacy. • Participate in collaborative scholarship in EE and/or preceptor development as appropriate for faculty rank and career pathway. • Collaborate with residency coordinators to identify and mentor Student Scholar projects and other joint projects/orientation/sessions. • Participate as a member of the Student Preceptor EE Advisory Committee (SPEAC) at UWSOP. • In conjunction with UW SOP EE team, develop and update rotation curriculum for UW Medicine Pharmacy Services experiential education introductory, intermediate and advanced student programs for the assigned area. • Participate in collaborative research projects with healthcare professionals, pharmacy residents and student pharmacists.
Other: • Promote the image of service and good will to patients, public, and medical center staff. • Participate in professional pharmacy organizations. • Serve as a role model and mentor staff and students on UW Medicine Service Culture Guidelines.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.