Staff Pharmacist Job in Northport, New York – Department of Veterans Affairs



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Staff Pharmacist – Northport, New York
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 415278
Start Date: 02/25/2021
End Date: 03/17/2021

Qualification Summary
Basic Requirements:
Citizenship. Citizen of the United States.
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 (PharmD)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 (TOEFL iBT).
Licensure. Full, current and unrestricted license to practice pharmacy in a state, territory, Commonwealth of the United States, or the District of Columbia. D. Physical Requirements. See VA Directive and Handbook 5019. English Language Proficiency. Pharmacists must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402 (d), and 7407 (d). Preferred Experience: Pharmacist with inpatient and Outpatient experience Grade Determinations: The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-12.In addition to the basic requirements, candidates must meet one of the following:1- 1 year of experience equivalent to the next lower grade (GS-11) -OR- 2- Completion of an ACPE-accredited Pharm. D. Program. In addition Candidate must be able to 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 Physical Requirements: See VA Directive and Handbook 5019.

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