The UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital (WPH) Department of Pharmacy is seeking qualified and highly motivated individuals for a rewarding career in psychiatric pharmacy as we expand clinical pharmacy services throughout our behavioral health network. The successful candidate will use their knowledge and skills to provide advanced clinical pharmacy services and direct patient care in both inpatient and ambulatory care settings. This individual will be a valued resource and integral member of the interprofessional treatment team as will serve as a mentor for residents of our accredited PGY1 and PGY2 psychiatric pharmacy residency programs. In addition, this individual will have opportunities to teach in the PharmD program at University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy serve as a preceptor for pharmacy students. As part of an academic medical center, WPH is committed to excellence in training the next generation of clinicians and researchers. WPH is ranked among the best providers of psychiatric care in the nation by U.S. News and World Report and is first in the nation in funding for mental health research.
Contact: Tanya J. Fabian, PharmD, PhD, BCPP
Contact Title: Associate Professor, Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine; Director, Pharmacy Research and Pharmacy Services
Contact Address: Suite 1502 Thomas Detre Hall; UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital; 3811 O’Hara St. Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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The University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy is in partnership with UPMC which is a truly cohesive health delivery system, with centers of excellence in transplant, cancer, neurosurgery, psychiatry, rehab, geriatrics, and women’s health. It has top-ranked hospitals and service lines. UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside is ranked #1 in Pennsylvania and #15 in the nation, ...and is one of only nine hospitals ranked in the nation’s top 20 of America’s Best Hospitals for 10 years in a row by U.S. News & World Report. UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh is ranked in the nation’s top 10 of America’s Best Children’s Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.