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Clinical Assistant Professor - Emergency Medicine

Rutgers University
Piscataway, New Jersey
Commensurate with Experience
Closing date
Jun 20, 2024

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Position Type
Specialty Area
Critical Care
Work Setting
College / University, Health System

The Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position. The faculty member will hold a clinical appointment at University Hospital in Newark, NJ in Emergency Medicine. 

The Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy (EMSOP) is recognized on all levels, local, state, national, and international, as providing one of the most challenging, dynamic, and satisfying Programs of Study leading to the Doctor of Pharmacy degree. In concert with supportive faculty and staff, students at the School build a foundation for learning that continues long after graduation. The Department of Pharmacy Practice and Administration focuses on the clinical and regulatory aspects of pharmacy practice. The mission of the Department is to participate in the preparation of students to provide pharmaceutical care in its varied practice settings. Graduating students are equipped with the necessary skills to adapt to a changing healthcare environment. Students are also provided with scientific fundamentals, ethics, and attitudes necessary to adapt their careers to changes in healthcare over their lifetime. This mission supports the overall mission of the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy in four critical areas: teaching, practice, scholarship, and service.

University Hospital is the principal teaching hospital of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, and a regional resource for specialized services and critical care. University Hospital is a 519-bed academic medical center with an active medical staff of more than 785. University Hospital is home to northern New Jersey's only state-certified Level I Trauma Center, New Jersey Poison Information & Education System, and is a regional resource for advanced care in a wide range of medical specialties.

These specialty programs include an award-winning maternity program, the Center for Advanced Liver Diseases and Transplantation, a Comprehensive Stroke Center, advanced medical toxicology and addiction services, a comprehensive Weight Management Center and more. The faculty member will be responsible for the following (included but not limited to):  Provision of comprehensive clinical pharmacy services for the ED and all associated care areas and clinical teams (e.g. pediatrics, trauma, stroke), work collaboratively and cooperatively with pharmacy, emergency medicine leadership, patient care services, administration, IT, and others as required to ensure optimization of the medication use process and improve patient outcomes, prospective evaluation of all medication therapy in medically complex patients in the ED for appropriate indications, dosage, medication interactions and allergies, intervene as needed to optimize each patient's pharmacotherapeutic regimen for effectiveness, and prevent/monitor for ADEs, serve as a liaison between the pharmacy and ED to support joint endeavors, participate in the education of other healthcare providers, including pharmacists and pharmacy staff, pharmacy students, pharmacy residents, physicians, medical residents, midlevel practitioners, nurses, and emergency medical support personnel, work on a rotating schedule with other ED staff pharmacists to support and meet the operational needs of the Emergency Department, serve as residency program liaison and preceptor for the pharmacy residency program, if/when applicable, and perform other related duties as assigned by the Pharmacy Director or ED Chief of Service.


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