We are seeking a Director, to serve as the association lead on specific priority areas within the Practice and Science Affairs and Professional Affairs Departments. The areas of responsibility include furthering association projects related to practice advancement, transformation and innovation; the development of practice tools/resources; serving as a subject matter expert and resource on patient care service delivery, documentation and billing; monitoring of key practice issues and providing outreach representation of the association; and engagement of members on completion of work contributing to the practice and professional affairs workplan.
The Primary Responsibilities Are:
Leading, directing, and/or participating in assigned projects and initiatives that advance sustainable pharmacists’ patient care services (e.g., innovative practice models, health information technology, payment for services, quality).
Leading and/or contributing to the development, creation, promotion and distribution of practice and professional affairs deliverables including products, information, tools and resources.
Serving as a practice and professional affairs subject matter expert by monitoring the environment and contributing/leading efforts to advance key patient care service areas, including but not limited to, medication management services, chronic disease management, prevention and wellness, medication safety and public health.
Managing outreach, engaging in support, facilitating communications, and completing projects and programs targeted at engaging residents, preceptors and directors in APhA.
Contributing to the development and maintenance of standards and related documents for the accreditation of PGY1 community residencies in partnership with ASHP for Community Pharmacy Residency Programs.
Serve as an Association representative on community pharmacy residency accreditation site visits and the ASHP Commission on Credentialing
Serving as APhA’s primary liaison to assigned external coalitions and workgroups
Representing APhA at external meetings and make presentations as assigned.
Handling telephone, electronic and other inquiries from leaders, members and non-Members and providing high level customer service to APhA members.
Doctor of Pharmacy degree.
PGY1 Pharmacy residency strongly preferred.
3 to 5 years of pharmacy practice and management experience is required.
Prior professional association experience is preferred.
Extensive prior experience as a residency program director or preceptor strongly preferred.
Practice-based or Academic formal teaching experience preferred
About American Pharmacists Association
The American Pharmacists Association, founded in 1852 as the American Pharmaceutical Association, is a 501 (c)(6) organization, representing more than 62,000 practicing pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists, student pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and others interested in advancing the profession. APhA, dedicated to helping all pharmacists improve medication use and advance patient care, is the first-established and largest association of pharmacists in the United States. For more information, please visit www.pharmacist.com.
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