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Centre for Effective Practice

The Centre for Effective Practice's (CEP) primary care academic detailing service offers one-on-one educational outreach visits geared to family physicians to deliver and discuss objective, balanced, evidence-informed information on best practices to optimize clinical care. This information is always tailored to each physician's expressed needs and is delivered at a time and location that is convenient for them.

Position:  Academic Detailer

Region:  Leeds & Grenville, Lanark, Frontenac & Kingston, Lennox & Addington, Hastings, Prince Edward, Northumberland

Description:  As an academic detailer with the CEP, you will provide evidence informed, balanced pharmaceutical and patient care information based on a centrally developed curriculum to family physicians via in-person one-on-one visits. You will use your excellent interpersonal and communication skills to build professional relationships with family physicians, and facilitate effective discussions regarding best evidence and practice. Candidates should have a strong desire to learn, a passion for improving health care and foundational experience in pharmacotherapy.

Working from your home, you will be responsible for providing one-on-one
educational outreach visits for family physicians.
The position also involves regional travel, participating in training sessions,
scheduling visits with family physicians, maintaining detailed
documentation of visits, and conducting follow-up as necessary.
Training and orientation will be provided per clinical topic addressed
through the academic detailing service.

Qualifications and Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
An undergraduate degree in pharmacy, or related health discipline.
Applicant will require current professional licensure and at least 3 years of
related experience, preferably in a setting with interprofessional
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
A solid knowledge of pharmacotherapy and clinical evidence appraisal.
Strong interpersonal skills and experience working effectively with family
physicians. Experience in primary care is an asset.
Additional training in adult education, knowledge transfer and/or
implementation science is an asset.
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
Access to reliable personal vehicle and willingness to travel.

Candidates Must Demonstrate:
Critical thinking and problem solving skills.
Ability to provide sensitive, balanced discussions of controversial issues
(e.g. opioids).
Ability to build effective interprofessional relationships with family
Proficient teaching skills, including ability to listen.
Ability to be organized and work efficiently.
Ability to work independently and carry out responsibilities with minimum
High level of adaptability and flexibility.
Commitment to continuing professional development.
Able to avoid direct conflicts of interest with commercial interests.

This position will run from April/May 2018 - March 2020 with possibility for extension. Position will be part-time at approximately a 0.6 Full Time Equivalent (FTE); flexibility available. Interested candidates should reside in the South East LHIN.

Salary:  To be negotiated

Terms of Employment:  Contract

Deadline for Application:  Sunday, April 01, 2018

How to Apply:  Positions per area will remain open until filled. Interested candidates are invited to complete an application and submit a resume/CV and cover letter to

Location:  South East LHIN

Profession Type:  Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

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