The UCSF School of Pharmacy, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, is seeking a full-time Academic Coordinator to serve as a Program Pharmacist to support the department’s innovative pharmacy programs, including the UCSF Transitions of Care Program, Doctor of Pharmacy curricular program, the UCSF Health Specialty Pharmacy and a variety of community pharmacy practice initiatives. The Academic Coordinator position reports directly to the Vice Chair Clinical Innovation.
This is a leadership position that requires an experienced individual who can make decisions, develop relationships with health system and community pharmacy professionals and staff, and cultivate the department’s innovative pharmacy programs. The Program Pharmacist develops novel clinical programs in the community pharmacy setting and works with community pharmacists to implement and evolve new and existing programs such as Transitions of Care Program, which involves a partnership between the Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Office of Population Health, and the Department of Pharmaceutical Services, and to transform community pharmacy practice (which involved a partnership with the School of Pharmacy and a national pharmacy organization, the Community Pharmacy Enhanced Services Networks). The candidate will conduct continuous process improvement for existing programs and identify areas for growth and provide operational, clinical, and quality improvement services to programs such as the UCSF Health Specialty Pharmacy. The candidate may participate in departmental-related quality assurance/improvement activities and projects (e.g., evaluating new models of care and patient outcomes from pharmacy care services)
Interested candidates must apply online at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/JPF03021, with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names, titles and contact information at least one peer reference who we may contact directly.
PharmD from an accredited college/school of pharmacy
PGY1 Community-Based Pharmacy with specialty pharmacy or equivalent combination of education and community pharmacy experience in specialty pharmacy
Demonstrated ability to provide specialty pharmacy, community pharmacy and ambulatory care pharmacy-related services, as well as manage such programs with a focus on medication management (e.g., care transitions issues, such as access and medication-related problems; demonstrate ability to manage specialty pharmacy issues including patient education, prior authorization facilitation and cost and medication access issues.
Expert computer skills; Proficiency with or ability to rapidly learn personal computer programs including Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, E*Value, and CLE
Experience managing cross-functional projects working in a multidisciplinary setting
Demonstrated strong analytical and review skills using online sources and databases; able to seek and synthesize information
Demonstrated ability to work with minimal oversight to manage deadlines and due dates
Experience working in varying environments with matrix reporting relationships requiring a high degree of confidence and self-motivation.
Experience in chronic disease management.
Experience in direction of and/or teaching in a PharmD program, including didactic and experience components.
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to plan, develop, and execute projects, with milestones and timelines
Excellent networking skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as an ability to present information to a wide range of audiences
Capable of handling multiple projects at the same time
Flexible with respect to projects, unique requests, and meeting client/organizational goals and expectations
Ability to make decisions and work under pressure when timelines are critical
Responsibilities based on rank include:
Academic Coordinator I – has responsibilities for programs of minimal to moderate complexity and administering programs with a small staff. The individual may be involved in the generation and/or coordination of funds.
Academic Coordinator II – has responsibilities for programs of moderate complexity. The individual may coordinate a program independently with a moderately-sized staff or, in a small organization. Appointees are expected to manage the program with a great amount of independence while receiving general guidance from a faculty member, a department chair, an assistant/associate dean, or equivalent positions. Academic Coordinator II duties may include moderate involvement in the generation and/or coordinator of funds from different sources.
Academic Coordinator III – has the primary responsibilities for the administration, management, and coordination of large programs with broad and substantial complexity. Appointees are expected to fulfill their responsibilities independently. The duties of an appointee at this level may include extensive involvement in the generation and/or coordination of funds. Appointees to this level will require demonstrated superior professional ability, outstanding accomplishment in job-related activities, and the assumption of greater responsibility than typically delegated to Academic Coordinators at other levels.
Appointees in the Academic Coordinator title are in administration and will be expected to administer academic programs that provide service related to the teaching or research mission of the University. The academic program overseen by an Academic Coordinator must be fundamentally academic in nature, involving University research activities or activities requiring judgments relating to University instruction. Appointees in the Academic Coordinator title must have a professional background of academic training and/or experience. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue as needed throughout the recruitment period. Salary and rank will be commensurate with the applicants experience and training.
UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: JPF03021
About University of California, San Francisco
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.