U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - Agency Wide
Pharmacy Supervisor (Operations Manager)
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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
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The Pharmacy Operations Manager position contains but is not limited to the following duties:
Establish, monitor and take action on performance improvement measures that are congruent with the health care system's strategic objectives.
Ensure the practice of pharmacy is compliant with regulatory and professional standards of practice.
Perform a full range of human resource management duties ensuring all local bargaining unit contractual agreements are fairly and uniformly upheld.
Ensure pharmacy resources are managed in the most efficient and effective means possible in support of the organizations strategic objectives.
Ensure medication management systems are operated in the most efficient means possible.
Track and trend resource utilization and submit relevant reports to the Chief of Pharmacy Service when requested.
Coordinating the orientation and training of all new pharmacy staff.
Ensure all medication management systems are established and maintained based on a patient-centered approach to care.
United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
Graduate of an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) accredited college or School of Pharmacy with a baccalaureate degree in Pharmacy (BS Pharmacy) and/or a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree. Graduates of foreign pharmacy degree programs meet the educational requirement if the graduate is able to provide proof of achieving the Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Examination Commission (FPGEC) Certification, which includes passing the Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Equivalency Examination (FPGEE) and the Test of English as a Foreign Language Internet-Based Test (TOFEL iBT). Transcripts required.
Full, current and unrestricted license to practice pharmacy in a State, Territory, Commonwealth of the United States (i.e., Puerto Rico), or the District of Columbia. Copy of current license required.
Must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 USC 7402(d) and 7407(d).
: Preferred experience includes completion of a Pharm.D. program.
: To qualify at the GS-13 level, in addition to the basic requirements listed above, applicants must have one (1) year of experience equivalent to the next lower grade level. In addition to meeting the experience requirements and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs) at the GS-12 level, pharmacists at the GS-13 level must also demonstrate the following KSAs: Ability to communicate orally and in writing to persuade and influence clinical and management decisions.
Expert understanding of regulatory and quality standards for the program area.
Ability to solve problems, coordinate and organize responsibilities to maximize outcomes in their program area or area of clinical expertise.
Expert knowledge of a specialized area of clinical pharmacy practice or specialty area of pharmacy.
Advanced skill in monitoring and assessing the outcome of drug therapies, including physical assessment and interpretation of laboratory and other diagnostic parameters.
VA Handbook 5005/55, Part II, Appendix G15, Licensed Pharmacist QUALIFICATION STANDARD dated June 7, 2012, and the OPM Individual Occupational Requirement for Pharmacists located at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/standards/IORs/GS0600/0660.htm.
The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-13.
: Heavy lifting (45 lbs and over); reaching above shoulder; use of fingers; walking (3 hours per day); standing (6 hours per day); kneeling (2 hours per day); both legs required; ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; near vision correctable at 13 to 16; far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other; ability to distinguish basic colors; hearing (aid permitted).None
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
VA Form 10-2850c Application for Associated Health Occupations can be found at: http://www.va.gov/vaforms/search_action.asp?FormNo=2850&tkey=&Action=Search .
The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to ensure you have included all documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50's, documentation to support Veterans Preference or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees).
Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs)
Other Veterans Document
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