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Lecturer, Pharmacy Practice (Institutional), Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences DETAILS
Lecturer, Pharmacy Practice (Community), Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences DETAILS
Lecturer, Clinical Skills, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences DETAILS
Lecturer and Coordinator, Practice Innovation Primary Care, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences DETAILS
Lecturer and Practitioner at the Pharmacists Clinic, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences  – 2 positions DETAILS
Lecturer, Entry-to-Practice Pharm.D, Faculty Pharmaceutical Sciences       DETAILS

 

Lecturer, Entry-to-Practice Pharm.D., Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, UBC, is preparing to launch a new Entry-to-Practice Pharm.D. program in 2015.  We invite applications to join a team of instructors teaching in the case-based portion of the current curriculum and participate in the development and implementation of the future entry-to-practice Pharm. D. program.  This is a full time (1.0 FTE) position for an initial term of one year with the possibility of renewal on an annualized basis. 

Applicants should hold at least an accredited pharmacy residency; have a Pharm.D. or equivalent experience and be eligible for licensure with the B.C. College of Pharmacists.  

Successful candidates will have a passion for teaching and learning, and providing patient-centred care in pharmacy practice.  

The ideal candidates should have: 

- Experience providing patient-centred care in pharmacy practice. 

- Strong learning-centred instructional skills (e.g., precepting, facilitating, CE presentations, rounds, in-services). 

Responsibilities include: 

- Designing learning experiences to support students to develop clinical reasoning and decision-making skills. 

- Designing and facilitating case-based tutorials in the current program.   This portion of the curriculum allows students to engage with complex, "real life", patient-centred cases in a large-group tutorial environment that supports the development of problem solving, clinical reasoning and decision-making skills.  

- Providing support in all areas of case-based learning (development and implement assessments, develop new cases, mark, provide remedial support to students, etc.). 

- Supporting integration within and across years of the curriculum. 

- Developing and assisting with remedial activities for students, as needed. 

- Involvement in the new Pharm.D. program will depend on background and expertise and may include: Module Leader, Integration Activities Coordinator, Element Coordinator, Course Coordinator and/or Activity Manager. 

Salary is negotiable, commensurate with experience and is subject to final budgetary approval.  Applications, including a letter of application, curriculum vitae and the contact information of three references must be submitted online by June 30, 2014 (www.facultycareers.ubc.ca/18443).  Preferred start date will be September 1, 2014.  Further information on the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences is available at www.pharmacy.ubc.ca.

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community.  We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Lecturer and Practitioner at the Pharmacists Clinic, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences  – 2 positions

The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, UBC invites applications for two 1-year renewable term Lecturer positions (2 x 1.0 FTE positions).  Successful candidates for these unique clinical and teaching positions will be responsible for providing comprehensive medication management to patients at the Pharmacists Clinic (PC) and mentoring learners.  More information about the PC is available at: http://clinic.pharmacy.ubc.ca/   

Specific responsibilities at the PC include, but are not limited to:

Provide care to ambulatory patients using a standardized comprehensive medication management approach,

Develop effective inter-professional relationships with other health care practitioners in the collaborative care of patients,

Model professional behaviors and attitudes,

Provide a positive environment where students are actively engaged in the learning process,

Supervise undergraduate students on experiential placement at the PC, 

Mentor and support graduate (PharmD) students, pharmacy residents and licensed pharmacists in their patient care skill development while on experiential placement at the PC,

Assess performance and provide feedback to learners,

Participate in the development and implementation of ambulatory care service and business models,

Participate in the development and maintenance of a steady flow of patient referrals to the PC,

Participate in outreach and community engagement initiatives as part of the PC team, and

Participate in the development and maintenance of operational policies and procedures for the PC related to service delivery, data privacy, data security, use of technology, and other relevant aspects, to be determined.

In addition, the Faculty is preparing to launch a new Entry-to-Practice (E2P) PharmD program in 2015. This program will eventually replace the B.Sc.(Pharm) program.  A Flexible PharmD program is also being developed for planned launch in 2016.  

Successful candidates will be expected to participate in the academic life of the Faculty, and teach within its academic programs, including serving in the capacity of:

Module Leader (modified body-system-based modules within Medication Management courses), 

Integration Activities (IA’s) Coordinator  (IA’s are designed to reinforce and re-contextualize knowledge and skills), 

Element Coordinator (elements are components of the Medication Management courses), and/or

Course Coordinator.  

The successful candidates will be pharmacists with post-graduate training in pharmacy practice (residency, PharmD or MSc), a license to practice as a full pharmacist in BC and authorization to administer immunizations (or the ability to become licensed and authorized) by the College of Pharmacists of BC.  The successful candidates will have a minimum of 2 years recent experience working in innovative, inter-professional patient care practice settings.  A high level of comfort providing care to patients using comprehensive medication management (including motivational interviewing, critical thinking, prioritizing, problem-solving, documentation and follow-up) is required.

A working knowledge of PharmaCare policies and procedures, common drug products (dosage forms, costs, availability), and common non-prescription and natural health products is desired.  Experience with patient assessments and technology (including point of care testing equipment, pharmacy software and electronic medical records) is an asset. 

Teaching experience is also required.  The successful candidates will have a minimum of 2 years experience teaching, mentoring or as a preceptor to pharmacy learners.  An interest in pharmacy practice research is desirable.  The successful candidates will be comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic clinical environment.  The ability to communicate diplomatically and effectively, both orally and in writing is required. 

The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences offers one of the top pharmacy degree programs in Canada as well as a state-of-the-art work environment in our new, award-winning building. The Faculty employs approximately 50 faculty members, admits 224 students annually to its entry-to-practice program, and has 57 MSc and PhD students and 16 students in its post-baccalaureate PharmD program. The Faculty is transitioning from an entry-to-practice BSc(Pharm) program to an entry-to-practice PharmD program.  A flexible PharmD program is also in development.

Located in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Building, the PC is Canada’s first university-affiliated, licensed, pharmacist-led patient care clinic where expert pharmacists work with patients and other health care professionals to optimize patient drug therapy outcomes. The Pharmacists Clinic, which opened in November 2013, is a best practice site for patient care, a teaching site for health professionals and students, and a research site for the health care community. 

Salary will be based on the level of experience and is subject to final budgetary approval.  Applications, including a letter of application, curriculum vitae and the contact information of three references must be submitted online by June 30, 2014 (www.facultycareers.ubc.ca/18445).  Preferred start date will be August 1, 2014.  Further information on the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences is available at www.pharmacy.ubc.ca.

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity.  All qualified persons are encouraged to apply.  UBC is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

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Lecturer and Coordinator, Practice Innovation Primary Care, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, UBC

The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of British Columbia invites applications for a new full-time position of Lecturer (non-tenure track) and Coordinator, Practice Innovation Primary Care.  The successful applicant will report to the Associate Dean, Practice Innovation and, working with a Steering Committee, will lead change and innovation in pharmacy practice within primary care including community pharmacy practice.

The individual will collaborate with practitioners in primary care and community practice as well as other members of the health care teams throughout B. C. to:

(i) Assess and evaluate current pharmacy practice models to determine priority areas where new practices will have the greatest impact on patient outcomes and sustainable health care; 

(ii) Identify and develop sites for innovative models of care that result in significant improvements in patient health outcomes and quality of care, and also support and strengthen the role of pharmacists; and 

(iii) Lead the development of innovative sites for experiential training of our students in collaboration with the Office of Experiential Education.   

The individual will collaborate with researchers, clinicians and educators to inform and contribute to the development of a pharmacy practice based research program in primary care exploring innovative pharmacy practice models, education and health outcomes supported by knowledge translation.   The individual will also collaborate with the Pharmacists Clinic within the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences to expand its innovative model of care to other parts of British Columbia.  

Applicants must have an entry-to-practice degree in Pharmacy with a license or eligibility for licensure to practice in British Columbia.  Completion of postgraduate training or an advanced degree in pharmacy, and experience in teaching and practice based research is an asset.  The successful candidate has a strong knowledge base with experience in providing direct patient care and understanding of pharmacy practice in primary care including community/retail settings in B. C.  This individual requires complex communication, interpersonal, and problem solving skills to maintain positive working relationships with a variety of stakeholders.  Some travel outside the Lower Mainland will be required and will be supported by the UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences.  

Salary is negotiable, commensurate with experience, and is subject to final budgetary approval.  The closing date for applications is July 15, 2014.  Interested individuals are requested to submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names of three referees to:

Dr. Peter J. Zed

Associate Dean, Practice Innovation

Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

The University of British Columbia

Please submit electronic applications through the UBC Careers Website at 

www.facultycareers.ubc.ca/18446

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. We especially welcome applications from visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

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Lecturer, Clinical Skills, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Applications are invited for a full-time position of Lecturer, Pharmacy Practice, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, UBC, for an initial term of one year, with the possibility of renewal on an annualized basis.  The successful candidate will work primarily with the Clinical Skills Instructor in Years 1, 2 and 3 to expand the teaching of institutional pharmacy practice and clinical skills in our Pharmacy Skills courses. 

Applicants must hold a PharmD degree.  Eligibility for licensure with the College of Pharmacists of BC and eligibility for injection certification is required.

The ideal candidate will:

have experience in developing and implementing an innovative, patient-centred, and collaborative pharmacy practice that fosters learning and education;

have a strong pharmacy practice background in an interprofessional healthcare environment that may include inpatient, acute care, general medicine, long-term care, correctional institute and ambulatory care facilities;

have exceptional managerial, organizational and relationship-building skills; 

have experience in teaching, mentorship, and/or preceptorship;

possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills; and

maintain a clinical practice site in an institutional pharmacy setting.

Responsibilities include the following:

design, deliver, and coordinate lab and tutorial activities to prepare students for institutional practice. Such activities may involve physical assessment, clinical skills, informatics, lab values, sterile compounding, etc…;

incorporate institutional pharmacy experience and skills in the development of teaching and assessment activities;

integrate knowledge of pharmacotherapy, disease states, dosage formulations and pharmacokinetics in developing teaching and learning activities;

provide teaching support in the Administration of Injections course;

design, deliver, and evaluate written and practical assessments;

create additional educational experiences for students identified as requiring remediation;

recruit and train licensed pharmacists to facilitate and teach course content;

incorporate new pharmacy initiatives into the curriculum and foster continuing professional development; and

ensure integration of course content and skills with other streams of the curriculum.

The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the academic life of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences and to maintain a limited practice as a pharmacist.  They will be an innovative teacher who is expected to integrate technologies and new approaches to learning.  

In addition, the Faculty is preparing to launch a new Entry-to-Practice (E2P) PharmD program in 2015. Successful candidates will be expected to serve in the capacity of Module Leader (modified body-system-based modules within Medication Management courses), Integration Activities (IA’s) Coordinator  (IA’s are designed to reinforce and re-contextualize knowledge and skills), Element Coordinator (elements are components of the Medication Management courses), and/or Course Coordinator.  

Salary will be based on the level of experience and is subject to final budgetary approval.  Applications, including a letter of application, curriculum vitae and the contact information of three references must be submitted online by June 30, 2014.  Preferred start date will be August 1, 2014.  Further information on the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences is available at www.pharmacy.ubc.ca.

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity.  All qualified persons are encouraged to apply.  UBC is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others who may contribute to the further diversification

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Lecturer, Pharmacy Practice (Community), Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Applications are invited for a full-time position of Lecturer, Pharmacy Practice, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, UBC, for an initial term of one year, with the possibility of renewal on an annualized basis.  The successful candidate will work primarily with Years 1, 2 and 3 instructors to expand the teaching of community pharmacy practice and clinical skills in our Pharmacy Skills courses. 

Applicants must hold a degree in pharmacy (BScPharm or PharmD).  Eligibility for licensure with the College of Pharmacists of BC and eligibility for injection certification is required. A Community Pharmacy Residency and/or advanced practitioner certification or specialization is preferred (eg. Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified Asthma Educator, pain management, specialty compounding, etc…).

The ideal candidate will:

have experience in developing and implementing an innovative, patient-centred, and collaborative pharmacy practice that fosters learning and education;

have a strong pharmacy practice background in an interprofessional healthcare environment;

have exceptional managerial, organizational and relationship-building skills; 

have experience in teaching, mentorship, and/or preceptorship;

possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills; and

maintain a clinical practice site in a community pharmacy setting.

Responsibilities include the following:

design, deliver, and coordinate lab and tutorial activities relevant to community pharmacy practice in areas of legal, technical, and professional elements of the provision of medication management and pharmaceutical care to patients;

incorporate community pharmacy experience and skills in the development of teaching and assessment activities;

provide teaching support in the Administration of Injections course;

develop and assist in the teaching of specialty compounding activities;

design, administer, and evaluate written and practical assessments;

create additional educational experiences for students identified as requiring remediation;

recruit and train licensed pharmacists to facilitate and teach course content;

incorporate new pharmacy initiatives into the curriculum and foster continuing professional development; and

ensure integration of course content and skills with other streams of the curriculum.

The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the academic life of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences and to maintain a limited practice as a pharmacist.  They will be an innovative teacher who is expected to integrate technologies and new approaches to learning.  

In addition, the Faculty is preparing to launch a new Entry-to-Practice (E2P) PharmD program in 2015. Successful candidates will be expected to serve in the capacity of Module Leader (modified body-system-based modules within Medication Management courses), Integration Activities (IA’s) Coordinator  (IA’s are designed to reinforce and re-contextualize knowledge and skills), Element Coordinator (elements are components of the Medication Management courses), and/or Course Coordinator.  

Salary will be based on the level of experience and is subject to final budgetary approval.  Applications, including a letter of application, curriculum vitae and the contact information of three references must be submitted online by June 30, 2014.  Preferred start date will be August 1, 2014.  Further information on the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences is available at www.pharmacy.ubc.ca.

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity.  All qualified persons are encouraged to apply.  UBC is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

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Lecturer, Pharmacy Practice (Institutional), Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Applications are invited for a full-time position of Lecturer, Pharmacy Practice, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, UBC, for an initial term of one year, with the possibility of renewal on an annualized basis.  The successful candidate will work primarily with Years 1, 2 and 3 instructors to expand the teaching of institutional pharmacy practice and clinical skills in our Pharmacy Skills courses. 

Applicants must hold a degree in pharmacy (BScPharm or PharmD) and have completed a Hospital Pharmacy Residency.  Eligibility for licensure with the College of Pharmacists of BC and eligibility for injection certification is required. 

The ideal candidate will:

have experience in developing and implementing an innovative, patient-centred, and collaborative pharmacy practice that fosters learning and education;

have a strong pharmacy practice background in an interprofessional healthcare environment that may include inpatient, acute care, general medicine, long-term care and ambulatory care facilities;

have exceptional managerial, organizational and relationship-building skills; 

have experience in teaching, mentorship, and/or preceptorship;

possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills; and

maintain a clinical practice site in an institutional pharmacy setting.

Responsibilities include the following:

design, deliver, and coordinate lab and tutorial activities to prepare students for institutional practice. Such activities may involve physical assessment, clinical skills, informatics, lab values, sterile compounding, etc…;

incorporate institutional pharmacy experience and skills in the development of teaching and assessment activities;

integrate knowledge of pharmacotherapy, disease states, dosage formulations, and pharmacokinetics in developing teaching and learning activities;

provide teaching support in the Administration of Injections course;

design, deliver, and evaluate written and practical assessments;

create additional educational experiences for students identified as requiring remediation;

recruit and train licensed pharmacists to facilitate and teach course content;

incorporate new pharmacy initiatives into the curriculum and foster continuing professional development; and

ensure integration of course content and skills with other streams of the curriculum.

The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the academic life of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences and to maintain a limited practice as a pharmacist.  They will be an innovative teacher who is expected to integrate technologies and new approaches to learning.  

In addition, the Faculty is preparing to launch a new Entry-to-Practice (E2P) PharmD program in 2015. Successful candidates will be expected to serve in the capacity of Module Leader (modified body-system-based modules within Medication Management courses), Integration Activities (IA’s) Coordinator  (IA’s are designed to reinforce and re-contextualize knowledge and skills), Element Coordinator (elements are components of the Medication Management courses), and/or Course Coordinator.  

Salary will be based on the level of experience and is subject to final budgetary approval.  Applications, including a letter of application, curriculum vitae and the contact information of three references must be submitted online by June 30, 2014.  Preferred start date will be August 1, 2014.  Further information on the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences is available at www.pharmacy.ubc.ca.

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity.  All qualified persons are encouraged to apply.  UBC is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

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UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. We especially welcome applications from visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

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