U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - Agency Wide
Pharmacist (CBOC Supervisor)
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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
South Carolina (SC)
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The Dorn VA Medical Center is seeking a full-time Clinical Pharmacy Specialist to join our Clinical Pharmacy Service team. The position will be located at the Anderson Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) in Anderson, South Carolina. The incumbent will serve as a provider with prescribing privileges as outlined in the individual's Scope of Practice for a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist (CPS) in the area of Primary Care and will have supervisory responsibilities for CPS staff serving the Dorn VAMC's CBOC's. The primary responsibility of the Clinical Pharmacy Specialist is the provision of evidence-based pharmaceutical care service through both direct and indirect interaction with patients and providers. Major duties include collaboration with other health care providers and direct patient care activities to manage chronic primary care conditions and anticoagulation. This pharmacist promotes and manages drug therapy based on current clinical knowledge that is consistent with policies established at the national, VISN and local levels. Clinical Pharmacy Specialists are employees of their medical center's Pharmacy Service, to ensure they receive all professional guidance, policy and communications, along with department missions and goals, especially regarding the VA National Formulary, VISN and local medical center Pharmacy and Therapeutic Committee objectives for formulary management activities and patient safety.
Monday - Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
Financial Disclosure Report:
: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
Education. 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.Verification of approved degree programs may be obtained from the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, 20 North Clark Street, Suite 2500, Chicago, Illinois 60602-5109; phone: (312) 664-3575, or through their Web site at: http://www.acpe-accredit.org/.(NOTE: Prior to 2005 ACPE accredited both baccalaureate and Doctor of Pharmacy terminal degree program. Today the sole degree is Doctor of Pharmacy.) 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 (TOEFL iBT).
Licensure. 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. The pharmacist must maintain current registration if this is a requirement for maintaining full, current, and unrestricted licensure. A pharmacist who has, or has ever had, any license(s) revoked, suspended, denied, restricted, limited, or issued/placed in a probationary status may be appointed only in accordance with the provisions in chapter 3, section B, paragraph 16 of VA Handbook 5005.
Physical Requirements. Must pass pre-employment physical exam.
English Language Proficiency. Pharmacists must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d), and 7407(d).
PGY-2 Pharmacy Practice Residency in Primary Care and/or 3 years of autonomously practicing in primary care under a global scope of practice.
: GS-13: At least 1 year experience comparable to the next lower grade level (GS-12), which is directly related to the duties of the position to be filled, and must fully meet the KSAs at that level. Pharmacists assigned to this position must demonstrate the following KSAs: a. Ability to communicate orally and in writing to persuade and influence clinical and management decisions. b. Expert understanding of regulatory and quality standards for their program area. c. Ability to solve problems, coordinate and organize responsibilities to maximize outcomes in their program area or area of clinical expertise. d. Expert knowledge of a specialized area of clinical pharmacy practice or specialty area of pharmacy. e. Advanced skill in monitoring and assessing the outcome of drug therapies, including physical assessment and interpretation of laboratory and other diagnostic parameters. In addition, Pharmacist assigned to this position must also demonstrate the following KSAs: a. Ability to effectively supervise subordinate staff. b. Ability to communicate orally and in writing to persuade and influence clinical and management decisions. c. Expert understanding of regulatory and quality standards pertaining to pharmacy. d. Skill in managing people or programs.
VA Handbook 5005/23, Part II, Appendix G15, LICENSED PHARMACIST QUALIFICATION STANDARD, dated July 7, 2012.
The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-13. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is GS-13. Physical Requirements:
Physical Requirements: Moderate lifting (15-44 pounds); light lifting; moderate carrying (15-44 pounds); pushing; reaching above shoulder; use of fingers; walking; standing; repeated bending; ability to distinguish basic colors; ability to distinguish shades of colors.
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
CV or Resume.
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 .
Latest Non-Award SF-50 - Notification of Personnel Action to reflect title, grade, step, tenure. Applicants will be rated ineligible if not submitted and/or if an award SF-50 is submitted.
Copy of Transcripts (to include degree and conferred date)
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).
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