The University of New England (UNE) College of Pharmacy invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure track Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor position in the Department of Pharmacy Practice. The position will be based at Penobscot Community Health Center in Bangor, Maine, and at the University of New England’s campus in Portland, Maine, with 70% of this time being spent at Penobscot Community Health Center.
The Department of Pharmacy Practice is one of two departments housed in the College of Pharmacy building, located on the UNE graduate and professional campus in Portland, Maine. This state-of-the-art 48,000-square-foot building is the first facility devoted entirely to pharmacy academic studies and research in the state of Maine. The Interprofessional Simulation and Innovation Center located on the Portland campus includes state-of-the-art technology for outpatient and inpatient clinic simulation for teaching and learning clinical skills and patient education techniques. Additional information concerning the College of Pharmacy may be found at http://www.une.edu/pharmacy.
Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) is a non-profit, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) founded in 1997 to ensure access to comprehensive, integrated primary health care services for all to improve the health and wellbeing of patients and the Maine communities served. Sixteen practices and program service sites in the Bangor area, and in Belfast and Jackman, offer a wide range of services including family medicine, dental, pediatrics, geriatrics, mental health and substance abuse, specialty services, pharmacy and healthcare for the homeless.
PCHC is staffed by more than 700 employees who serve more than 65,000 patients annually. PCHC is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Healthcare and has received regional and national recognition as a leader among the nation’s Community Health Centers. Its practices have earned Patient-Centered Medical Home recognition from the National Committee on Quality Assurance. PCHC is the largest FQHC in Maine and one of the largest and most comprehensive of the 100 FQHCs in New England. PCHC has four pharmacies integrated into their primary care practices and two ASHP accredited pharmacy residency programs in Community Pharmacy and Health Systems Pharmacy Administration.
Expectations of this position include provision of clinical care in ambulatory care practice and precepting of 14-20 Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience rotations at Penobscot Community Health Care for University of New England College of Pharmacy students, as well as didactic instruction and service at the College of Pharmacy. Opportunities for inter-professional education are encouraged and promoted.
Applicants must have a Doctor of Pharmacy degree and possess additional professional training (residency, fellowship, or equivalent experience). Preference will be given to individuals with prior academic pharmacy experience and to those with board certification. Successful applicants should possess excellent interpersonal communication skills and a commitment to teaching, clinical practice, and scholarship. Eligibility for licensure in the State of Maine is required. Three letters of professional reference are required.
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