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 Clinical Pharmacist in Poplar Bluff, Missouri Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Clinical Pharmacist – Poplar Bluff, Missouri
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 357555Start Date: 11/05/2020End Date: 11/26/2020
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 11/26/2020. Basic Requirements: U.S. citizenship. Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. English Language Proficiency. Pharmacists must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d), and 7407(d). 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. 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). 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. GS-12 Requirements: In addition to the basic requirements, candidates must meet one of the following:
1. Experience: One (1) year of experience equivalent to the next lower grade level, OR
2. Education: Completion of an ACPE-accredited Pharm.D. program. Experience at the GS-11 level would include a Pharmacist serving in a developmental capacity including processing medication orders, making recommendations regarding medication therapy, reviewing patient’s medications, and assisting in formulary management. Additionally, applicants must demonstrate the following Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs): 1. Knowledge of professional pharmacy practice. 2. Ability to communicate orally and in writing to both patients and health care staff.
3. Knowledge of laws, regulations, and accreditation standards related to the distribution and control of scheduled and non-scheduled drugs and pharmacy security.
4. Skill in monitoring and assessing the outcome of drug therapies, including physical assessment and interpretation of laboratory and other diagnostic parameters. References: VA Handbook 5005 Part II, Appendix G15, Licensed Pharmacist Qualification Standards. Physical Requirements: The work is primarily performed while sitting, though some work may require periods of standing. The regular and recurring work of this position involves sitting at a desk, conferences, meetings, etc. Frequent use of automobile and public conveyances may be required. Occasional lifting of boxes is also required.
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