Assistant Professor, Antimicrobial Stewardship, Pharmacy

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the planning, implementing and monitoring of antibiotic stewardship outreach activities to advance the goal of improving appropriate antibiotic use.
  • Develop educational materials on antibiotic stewardship and antibiotic resistance in coordination with ADHS and statewide antibiotic stewardship initiatives.
  • Provide consultation, tools, and training for ambulatory centers, hospitals, long-term care facilities, and dialysis centers in coordination with ADHS.
  • Build rapport with leadership at healthcare facilities in the State to promote collaboration in efforts to improve appropriate antibiotic use.
  • Co-chair HAI Antimicrobial Stewardship Subcommittee meetings.
  • Conduct onsite visits to healthcare facilities to educate doctors and nurses on antimicrobial stewardship programs.
  • Provide written monthly reports on activities and progress.
  • Evaluate program effectiveness to develop improved practices and methods.
  • Assure compliance with all pertinent College, University and State and Federal rules, policies and laws.
  • Maintain teaching responsibilities at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy in Tucson.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and responsibilities based on program needs, including managing and tracking multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to perform tasks with little supervision by using strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with other professionals and other stakeholders.
  • Ability to write and produce reports, technical references and other materials.
  • Knowledge and understanding of appropriate antibiotic use.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to collaborate with professionals and teach in a cooperative manner.
  • Experience working in a healthcare facility setting.
  • Strong clinical practice, management and leadership skills.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Degree in pharmacy (Pharm.D. or B.S. with equivalent clinical training).
  • PGY Residency training (Infectious Diseases).
  • Current license to practice pharmacy in Arizona or eligible to obtain license by first day of employment.
  • Experience with public speaking, and/or teaching.
  • Advanced skills in the use of computers, office and business software, and office equipment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • PGY Infectious Diseases training preferred.
  • Spanish speaking preferred.
Application Deadline

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Faculty / asst. prof. / lecturer

Tucson, Arizona 85721, US

Tucson , United States

Location

United States

Tucson

Type

Faculty / asst. prof. / lecturer

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