About CPS

We're CPS, the nation's largest pharmacy services provider for 600+ acute-care hospitals, long term acute-care, behavioral health systems, and specialty hospitals throughout the US and Puerto Rico. Since 1971 we've delivered pharmacy service value through financial, operational, clinical, therapeutic, and regulatory expertise. And we’re growing at a breathtaking rate. You'll discover, along with almost 2,000 other employees; that CPS is a company you’ll be proud to grow with.

Pharmacy Fellowship - Health Equity and Systems Thinking
Location OH-Dublin
Department Corporate Office Dublin
Worker Category Full time
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Pharmacy Fellowship - Health Equity and Systems Thinking
Dublin, Ohio

Exciting new opportunity for a Residency Trained Pharmacist looking to advance pharmacy practice around Health Equity. To learn more visit: https://www.cpspharm.com/fellowship-program/

The CPS® Health Equity and Systems Thinking Pharmacy Fellowship is aimed to position our graduates to improve health equity through advocacy, recognition of systems thinking, and adoption of community resources/partnerships to improve chronic conditions and address national crises, such as opioid use disorders. You will focus on addressing and improving healthcare disparities with an aim for a more culturally and competent pharmacist workforce in integrating social determinants of health into the medication use encounters and improving patient outcomes.  This is a 12-month position only. Additional time may be added as needed and will be determined by the end of the term.

Schedule: This is an Exempt position and will work a minimum of 40 hours a week. Work will be done in the Corporate office and Pharmacy locations, to be determined.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop an assessment that incorporates structural and process of care indicators to improve health literacy and communication between pharmacy and patients during the medication management encounter.
  • Conduct a longitudinal research project for presentation at a professional platform.
  • Develop a structural Certificate Program in the area of health equity, disparity and systems thinking for preceptors and pharmacist leaders.

What's in it for You?

  • You will walk away with an important highly-employer sought, real-world skill set.
  • You will be paving the way and potentially change pharmacy curriculum and pharmacy practice.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of a college of pharmacy accredited by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE) with a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree. Doctor of Pharmacy degree preferred. 
  • Post-graduate pharmacy residency (PGY1) or equivalent training.
  • Public Health degree or public health services experience preferred.
  • Licensure in good standing as a Registered Pharmacist in the state of practice.
  • Proficient computer skills using Pharmacy systems and Microsoft applications – Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel. 
  • Effective communication skills - verbal and written.
  • Through training and/or experience, possess necessary knowledge to provide oversight of medication regimens for the patient populations treated in the facility including a knowledge of dosing for specific age populations.
  • Complete application submission to include curriculum vitae (CV), personal letter of intent and three letters of recommendation or reference.

Benefits: All employees enjoy a competitive salary and are eligible to participate in the 401(k) savings plan with a match.  Full Time employees are also eligible for a comprehensive benefits package, including Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance / Paid Time Off (PTO) Program / Company Paid Short- and Long-Term Disability / Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance / Medical Flex and Dependent Care Accounts and more. Also, there will be financial assistance for housing and travel to/from pharmacy locations.

CPS® Requirements: All employment offers are contingent upon successfully passing a background check, drug test and signed onboarding documents. Additionally, you may be required to provide medical records or have additional medical examinations/background checks that are a specific requirement of the location or position in which you are hired.  Due to the healthcare requirements of the location where you will work and the clients we support, this may include a COVID vaccine. This applies to internal transfers and status changes for internal CPS® team members. CPS® is also committed to a safe and drug free workplace. The use of marijuana for medical purposes accompanied by a prescription, even if permitted by state law, will not be considered acceptable for purposes of explaining a positive lab test result for marijuana.

About CPS®:  Founded nearly 50 years ago and employing over 2,500 clinical, regulatory, and operational pharmacy professionals, CPS Solutions, LLC, is one of the nation’s largest providers of pharmacy services to more than 800 hospitals and healthcare facilities nationwide. CPS® helps clients tackle a variety of complex issues, such as operational efficiency, rising drug costs, regulatory & compliance, 340B, and specialty pharmacy strategy. CPS® helps healthcare leaders drive best in class pharmacy operations through skill, expertise and proprietary technologies. For more information, visit https://www.CPSpharm.com.


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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any qualified employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, mental or physical disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.