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Assistant/Associate Professor and Director of Lab Simulations

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Georgia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 15, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Pharmacology
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Full Time
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Assistant/Associate Professor and Director of Lab Simulations

At PCOM, we espouse to grow a culturally competent workforce to advance healthcare that touches the lives of underserved communities. Diversity and inclusion is the core component of our institutional identity and a key pillar of PCOM’s strategic vision. Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine affirms that diversity and inclusion are crucial to the intellectual vitality of the campus community. It is through freedom of exchange over different ideas and viewpoints in supportive environments that our graduates develop the critical thinking and citizenship skills that will benefit them throughout their lives.

Since 1899, PCOM has trained highly competent, caring physicians, health practitioners, and behavioral scientists who practice a “whole person” approach to care - treating people, not just symptoms. As the field of medicine has changed, we've changed with it - adapting our program offerings to better meet the needs of healthcare providers and the communities they serve. At the main campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PCOM), the branch campus in Suwanee, Georgia (PCOM Georgia), and our newest location in Moultrie, Georgia (PCOM South Georgia), PCOM students learn to approach problem-solving in a more professional, more team-oriented manner, which prepares them to work successfully in integrated healthcare settings with other health professionals. At Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine you will be part of a caring, professional, and committed community focused on making the PCOM experience the best possible for our students.

We are currently seeking to fill our Assistant/Associate Professor and Director of Lab Simulations position at the Georgia campus with a highly qualified and passionate individual.

Job Summary

The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine’s College of Pharmacy is committed to preparing pharmacists for the ever-changing landscape of healthcare. We are looking for proactive, engaged, and innovative individuals to help define and shape the future of our pharmacy profession.

Hired individuals will have the responsibility to contribute to the college’s mission of scholarship through collaborative, practice-based research, and advancement of the profession through practice.

Faculty members will develop meaningful relationships with students for academic, career, and personal advising. All faculty members contribute to the Department and College through service activities including participation on committees and other service activities of the institution.

Principal Responsibilities

This position will have primary teaching responsibilities in the didactic curriculum of the PharmD program that include but are not limited to coordinating and teaching the Patient Care Skills labs in the curriculum. Duties include:

- Ensure Patient Care Skills Labs achieve course objectives, program outcomes while incorporating current best practices and safety measures.

- Supervise the general operation of the laboratories to provide a wide variety of experiences.

- Act as the primary contact for scheduling OSCEs, OSPPEs and standardized patients with the simulation center.

- Oversee the regular maintenance and repair of all equipment in the pharmacy laboratories.

- Communicate effectively with manufactures regarding maintenance, repair and technology updates.

- Organize and restock laboratory supplies.

- Monitor and prepare laboratory budget.

- Provide recommendations for equipment and supply purchasing anticipating future changes in technology.

- Ensures safety for all laboratory users.

- Maintain laboratories to meet state regulations and accreditation standards.

- Maintenance of college’s teaching, research and service expectations consistent with the faculty rank.

Required Skills :

· Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

· Experience or evidence of interest in innovative teaching methodologies.

· A willingness and potential to contribute to the research and service missions of the school and college are essential.

Minimum Qualifications :

· A PharmD degree and minimum three (3) years of experience as a hospital pharmacist is required. A PGY1 residency may substitute for 1 year to fulfill this requirement.

· The individual must be licensed or eligible for licensure as a pharmacist in the State of Georgia.

Preferred Qualifications :

· Five (5) years of experience as a hospital pharmacist.

· PGY1 residency

· Experience in academia.

· Experience in a variety of practice settings, e.g. long-term care/home infusion and/or community practice.

PCOM is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration. We adhere to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

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