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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 Position

Region:  Windsor – Essex


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
• 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 interactions.
• 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
• 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 physicians.
• Proficient teaching skills, including ability to listen.
• Ability to be organized and work efficiently.
• Ability to work independently and carry out responsibilities with minimum supervision.
• High level of adaptability and flexibility.
• Commitment to continuing professional development.
• Able to avoid direct conflicts of interest with commercial interests.

Salary:  To be negotiated

Terms of Employment:  Part-Time

Deadline for Application:  Sunday, October 29, 2017

How to Apply:  

This position will run from December 2017 – 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 Thunder Bay district,
Sudbury and Timmins districts, Essex county, Middlesex and Elgin counties, Haldimand/Norfolk regional municipality, or surrounding areas.

Interested candidates are invited to complete an application and submit a resume/CV and cover letter to 

Location:  Essex County

Profession Type:  Other

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