Pharmacy Technician Job in Kansas City, Missouri – Department of Veterans Affairs



The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The opening is for a Pharmacy Technician in Kansas City, Missouri Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Pharmacy Technician – Kansas City, Missouri
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 281742
Start Date: 06/26/2020
End Date: 07/13/2020

Qualification Summary
Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Education or Experience. Candidates must possess a high school diploma, or equivalent; OR at least three (3) months experience. Candidates must be certified by the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) is required for this position. English Language Proficiency. Pharmacy Technicians appointed to direct patient care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English in accordance with VA Handbook 5005, Chapter 2, Section D, paragraph 5a. Preferred Experience: Experience with Microsoft Suite, McKesson, Project Management Grade Determinations:
GS-7 Level Experience. One year experience at the next lower level and must fully meet the KSAs at the next lower level (GS-6). In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the following technical KSAs and the potential to acquire the assignment specific KSAs designated by an asterisk (*):
*1. Ability to evaluate, analyze workflow, and coordinate work activities.
2. Ability to independently gather, evaluate, and analyze data to generate reports and/or for other projects/statistical purposes.
3. Knowledge of pharmacy policies and procedures sufficient to train and orient new employees and other staff.
4. Comprehensive knowledge of the operation and care of specialized pharmaceutical equipment.
5. Comprehensive knowledge of the procurement and formulary process.
6.Comprehensive knowledge of investigational drug policies and procedures.
7.Comprehensive knowledge of controlled substance policies and procedures, and the ability to identify and investigate discrepancies in these policies and procedures.
8. Comprehensive knowledge of, and ability to, analyze data in VA information systems. References: VA Handbook 5005/15, Part II, Appendix G28 Pharmacy Technician Qualification Standard Physical Requirements: The work requires regular and recurring physical exertion involving standing or sitting for prolonged periods of time, typing, walking within the KCVA Medical Center or to KCVA off-site locations and non-VA community care offices/facilities. Additionally, occasional lifting and/or carrying of pharmaceutical supplies may be required as well as bending, stooping or stretching.

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