Director, Practice and Pharmacy Affairs Intiatives
American Pharmacists Association
Seattle, Washington, United States
Job type: fulltime
Job industry: Community & Sport
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
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
- 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
- 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
- PGY1 Pharmacy residency
- 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 preferred5 years of related position
experience in customer service, fulfillment and use of databases for customer