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Assistant/Associate Professor In Ambulatory Care

Employer
Medical College of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy
Location
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Salary
Based on experience, benefits, professional development fund
Closing date
Apr 10, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty
Specialty Area
Ambulatory Care
Work Setting
College / University, Health System
Hours
Full-time

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) School of Pharmacy is seeking qualified candidates for an Assistant/Associate Professor in Ambulatory Care in the Clinical Sciences Department. Through ongoing collaborations with Froedtert & MCW, MCW has one full-time, 12-month clinical faculty position available. Candidates with experience in gastroenterology, neurology, transplant, endocrine, adult internal medicine, health disparities and specialty populations are encouraged to apply. The candidate will devote 40% time in advancing ambulatory care practice at Froedtert & MCW Ambulatory Care and 60% of their time at MCW engaged across the four missions. This full-time position is located at the main MCW campus in Milwaukee, WI. Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by March 31, 2024, will be given first consideration.

Opportunity

MCW School of Pharmacy is one of the few pharmacy schools in the country offering a three-year accelerated Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree. Our innovative program provides student pharmacists with early and extensive exposure to a variety of clinical settings and world-class research in multiple specialties including pharmacogenomics, where pharmacists are embedded into various care models. This faculty position provides a unique and exciting opportunity to contribute to an innovative pharmacy program and shape the education and clinical service initiatives in a vibrant health science campus. In 2021 the Governor signed legislation recognizing pharmacists as providers under Medicaid. From a collaborative standpoint, scope of practice and regulatory perspective, we are well positioned to advance pharmacists roles.

Vision: Engage learners, practitioners, and researchers to transform health care through the continuum of discovery and the advancement of innovative pharmacy practice and patient care models.

Mission: Advance the health of our communities through innovative pharmacy education, continuous public and professional service, and diverse scholarly collaborations.

Core responsibilities of this position include:

  • Develop, implement, and maintain a high-quality collaborative pharmacy practice site to provide clinical services and experiential education.
  • Collaboratively develop and deliver didactic education via innovative teaching methods with an emphasis on interprofessional/interdisciplinary education that includes lectures, active learning, asynchronous content delivery, laboratory experiences, group activities, and other instructional modalities that also supports the four PharmD Concentrations.
  • Develop, coordinate, and teach course content in an integrated Doctor of Pharmacy curriculum with the opportunity to participate in future degree offerings.
  • Participate in the scholarship of discovery, application, integration, and teaching, in areas appropriate to the faculty member’s area of interest, which advances the mission of the School, MCW and clinical partner.
  • Collaborate with other MCW programs and mentor pharmacy, medical, and graduate students in research.
  • Contribute to service in the School, MCW, and the profession.
  • Mentor students throughout the curriculum, and, where appropriate, contribute to continuing professional development of pharmacists and preceptors.

Qualifications

Applicants must hold a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited US program (or equivalent), have completed a residency or fellowship (or possess equivalent experience). PGY-2 Ambulatory care residents and/or equivalent experience is preferred. All applications must be eligible for Wisconsin licensure and obtain Wisconsin licensure within 120 days of employment.

Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong desire to contribute to the growth and development of the program in a progressive, thoughtful, and enthusiastic manner. Candidates will have a working knowledge of emerging healthcare delivery models that involve the pharmacy profession; possess the ability to collaborate with faculty and academic leadership to sustain a culture of interprofessional education; have experience in experiential education of pharmacy students and residents; demonstrate organizational, interpersonal and group communication skills; and be active in professional organizations. Applicants should possess a high level of clinical expertise and competency, enthusiasm for teaching, experience with technology-supported teaching, and the interpersonal skills necessary for interacting with learners, faculty, patients, healthcare providers, and the public. Candidates who have research, grant writing and publication experience are preferred.

Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Ideal candidates will be qualified for secondary appointments in MCW School of Medicine departments or Institutes. Applicants should submit a letter of application describing their qualifications, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, and three philosophical narratives each describing one’s teaching, scholarship, and clinical practice development views. Please contact Sarah Paul, Business Manager, Sr. at sapaul@mcw.edu for additional information or questions.

Applicants are to apply on-line at: https://careers.peopleclick.com/careerscp/client_medcollegewi/external_faculty/jobDetails.do?functionName=getJobDetail&jobPostId=30913&localeCode=en-us

 About MCW

Our Commitment to Mental Health and Wellbeing

MCW recognizes the hard work and multiple responsibilities of our faculty and staff and is committed to improving wellness and wellbeing.  As part of MCW’s commitment, a multitude of resources are provided and encouraged including the Well-Being Index, literature/research, courses, and peer support programs.  MCW’s benefits specific to mental health include:

  • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP):  A free, confidential resource available to employees, dependents, and household members for mental health and well-being.
  • Monthly Wellness Newsletter:  Provides resources, tools, and events to support the whole person by providing emotional well-being, nutrition, physical activity, self-care, social, spiritual, and financial wellness.
  • Wellness Champions:  80+ employees serve as Wellness Champions to encourage mental, physical, social, and spiritual health through formal programs and informal opportunities to enhance wellness within teams and departments. 

Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming workplace that includes individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences.  We believe that embracing human differences is critical to realize our vision of a healthier world, and we recognize that a healthy and thriving community starts from within.  We strive to integrate our human and social differences into MCW’s functioning, strategies and culture to create a diverse and equitable workplace.  If you believe embracing individuality and working together makes us stronger, then MCW is the place for you.  People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

MCW as an Equal Opportunity Employer and Commitment to Non-Discrimination

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristic, or military status.  

Medical College of Wisconsin

At the core of everything we do at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is the pursuit of new knowledge and the power of academic medicine. Bringing together the world’s top scientists and clinicians, inspired students, and invested communities, we are driven to solve the most complex challenges in health and society. MCW is home to a diverse group of thought leaders collaborating to build a healthier world and a continuous cycle of life-changing knowledge.  MCW has approximately 1,600 full-time and part-time faculty and approximately 3,445 full-time employees, with the majority on the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center Campus and others at the two regional campuses in Green Bay and Wausau, WI.

School of Pharmacy

The MCW School of Pharmacy is preparing the next generation of pharmacists to practice at the top of their licenses, fully prepared for the new demands and opportunities of a rapidly evolving profession. Our three-year Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program – based at a prestigious academic medical center – provides students extensive exposure to a variety of clinical settings and world-class research. We provide learners with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to practice at the top of their pharmacist license upon earning their degree. Over half of the PharmD gradates pursue post-graduate training, with most recent success being 92% placement.

About Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Health Network

The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin regional health network is a partnership between Froedtert Health and the Medical College of Wisconsin supporting a shared mission of patient care, innovation, medical research and education. Our health network operates eastern Wisconsin's only academic medical center and adult Level I Trauma center engaged in thousands of clinical trials and studies. The Froedtert & MCW health network, which includes ten hospitals, nearly 2,000 MCW physicians and more than 45 health centers and clinics draw patients from throughout the Midwest and the nation.

The Department of Pharmacy at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin is nationally recognized for its excellence in many areas and provides: 

  • High-quality, safe, cost-effective, comprehensive, patient-centered care in an atmosphere of communication and shared respect
  • Life-long learning through the education of patients, students, residents, staff and other health care professionals
  • Research and discovery designed to enhance the quality and safety of medication use

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin has a robust ambulatory pharmacy department that has demonstrated tremendous expansion of services and care over the past 15 years. Froedtert provides more than 1.5 million outpatient visits on an annual basis and the ambulatory pharmacy department has played a critical role in expanding patient access and improving patient outcomes. The ambulatory pharmacy department primarily consists of three focus areas: anticoagulation, specialty and primary care. Each area has a number of different clinics and clinicians that provide care to diverse patient populations spanning across eastern Wisconsin. Ambulatory pharmacy department team members perform comprehensive medication reviews and medication reconciliations; identify and resolve medication-related problems; manage chronic disease states through evaluation of the safety and effectiveness of medication regimens; design patient-centered care plans and cost-effective medication regimens; and provide education to patients and providers. 

Milwaukee

Milwaukee, the largest city in Wisconsin, is located on Lake Michigan’s western shore. A metropolitan area with more than 1.5 million people, Milwaukee is an affordable, comfortable place to live, work, and play, big enough to be exciting and uncongested enough to get around easily. Milwaukee’s many neighborhoods have incredible charm, accommodating a variety of lifestyles, from high-rise apartments to small farms. Nestled along a magnificent bluff overlooking Lake Michigan, Milwaukee’s downtown is home to botanical gardens, museums, a theater district, the world champion Milwaukee Bucks, the Milwaukee Brewers, and many fine restaurants. The lake and its harbors are skirted by scenic parklands and provide first-class opportunities for recreation, including hiking, cycling, boating, and more. A recent study ranked Milwaukee as the 15th most walkable of the 50 largest US cities.

MCW as an Equal Opportunity Employer and Commitment to Non-Discrimination
The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristic, or military status. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the MCW community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.

 

 

 

 

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