The Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy and Valley Health System invite applications for full-time, 12-month faculty/clinical specialist position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level based at the Winchester campus The Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy is an innovative school emphasizing the development of interpersonal and communication skills, and the integration of technology into education and practice. The Winchester campus is housed in the Health Professions Building on the Winchester Medical Center campus, which is located in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Northern Virginia, one hour west of Washington, DC. Valley Health is a not-for-profit organization of six hospitals, urgent and long term care sites and physician practices. Winchester Medical Center is a 455-bed regional referral center offering a broad spectrum of services that includes diagnostic, medical, surgical and rehabilitative care. A Level II Trauma Center, Winchester Medical Center (WMC) is a resource for patients in Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland. WMC is rated among the top ten hospitals in Virginia by U.S. News & World Report.
Responsibilities of the position include:
The primary responsibilities of the faculty/clinical specialist will be the provision of inpatient pharmacy services collaboratively with the surgical hospitalist team, focusing on transitions of care as well as acute and chronic disease management in this patient population. The faculty member will also serve as a preceptor for IPPE and APPE students and PGY1 residents. Didactic teaching will occur within the Patient-Centered Care courses, Shenandoah’s patient assessment skills series, but may also occur within the therapeutics courses or other courses or laboratories.
The candidate should possess a Pharm.D. degree and be eligible for pharmacy licensure in the State of Virginia. The candidate should possess an in-depth understanding of clinical pharmacy practice, strong interpersonal and organizational skills, and the ability to work within innovative pharmacy practice models. A pharmacy practice (PGY1) residency is required. Candidates with PGY-2 residency training in Internal Medicine or prior academic experience in pharmacy practice within an institutional setting are encouraged to apply.
Inquiries and nominations for the position should be addressed to Marcia Brackbill, Pharm.D., BCPS, Professor of the Department of Pharmacy Practice, Shenandoah University, 1775 N. Sector Court, Winchester, VA 22601, (540) 665-4806, email@example.com. To apply please submit a packet including a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and contact information for three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org, with SU/VH shared position in Internal Medicine in the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a qualified candidate is selected. Pre-employment background check will be required. The job may require driving and if applicable, a satisfactory driving record will be required.
Shenandoah University and Valley Health do not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, physical or mental disability or sexual orientation.
About Shenandoah University & Valley Health Winchester Medical Center
The mission of the Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy is to engage in scholarly activity, service, and deliver a highly integrated, learner-centered curriculum using progressive instructional technology to educate and train students and pharmacists to become ethical and compassionate healthcare professionals who serve their patients, community, and profession of pharmacy.