Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine – School of Pharmacy (PCOM-SOP) is seeking a qualified individual for a full-time clinical instructor to be our Director Patient Care Simulations in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at PCOM Georgia (situated near the greater Atlanta area). The candidate will be responsible for developing and coordinating Patient Care Skills Laboratories at the PCOM-SOP. The candidate is expected to have an in-depth understanding and experience in various clinical pharmacy practice skills including (but not limited to) patient assessment, point-of-care testing, dispensing and administration, aseptic technique, patient counseling and extemporaneous compounding. The Director Patient Care Simulations will be expected to teach Doctor of Pharmacy students in the core curriculum.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:
The Director Patient Care Simulations, will enable students enrolled in the Doctor of Pharmacy program to fulfill their total personal, intellectual, and vocational objectives of the learning pharmacy practice. The duties and responsibilities for this position include (but not limited to) the following:
Coordination and assessment of Patient Care Skills laboratory courses.
Collaborate with the Director of Interprofessional Education in the delivery of our interprofessional curriculum.
Development of patient cases for simulation-based experiences using appropriate software.
Classroom and laboratory preparation, instruction and supervision of students.
Effectively maintain and manage the classroom, through the creation a vibrant learner-centered teaching atmosphere.
Measurement of student performance including the preparation, administration, grading and evaluation of student coursework.
Periodic evaluation of professional and skill development resources such library holdings and recommendations of e-books and resources.
Implementation and participation in service learning project(s).
Ensure an effective and safe level of direct supervision of students.
Attend faculty meetings as a member of the Department of Pharmacy Practice.
Contributes to scholarly/research efforts related to simulation and performance-based activities.
Other tasks as needed.
Development and facilitation of Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCE).
Coordination with PCOM Clinical Learning and Assessment Center (CLAC).
Instructional support in integrated case studies, didactic courses and experiential courses.
Contribute to the service needs of the School, serve on various committees and participate in the accreditation process.
*Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S.
The successful applicant will possess a Pharm.D. degree from an ACPE accredited pharmacy program.
Desirable qualifications include previous teaching experience in a classroom and laboratory setting, and academic experience in a college/school of pharmacy. Practice experience in health system and/or community pharmacy preferred.
Certifications, Licenses and Registrations:
Must hold or be eligible for an active pharmacist license from the State of Georgia.
All inquiries MUST include:
Cover letter of interest
Names of three (3) references
About PCOM School of Pharmacy
PCOM School of Pharmacy is a top 50 US News and World Report ranked private school of pharmacy and is one of four pharmacy schools in the state of Georgia. PCOM Georgia campus is approximately 15 minutes north of Atlanta in the suburban city of Suwanee, GA, and offers degrees in physical therapy, physician assistant studies, biomedical sciences, osteopathic medicine, in addition to the doctor of pharmacy degree. PCOM School of Pharmacy offers a residency program, simulation center, campus-based interprofessonal activities, and specialized program concentrations for students. Accomplished faculty members seeking leadership opportunities in pharmacy education are encouraged to apply.
PCOM adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
About The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) is dedicated to the education of students in medicine, health and behavioral sciences. The College fosters the growth of the osteopathic profession by training physicians through programs of study guided by osteopathic medical tradition, concept and practice. PCOM is committed to the advancement of knowledge and intellectual growth through teaching and research, and to the well-being of the community through leadership and service.