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Clinical Pharmacy Specialist (Mental Health) – Anderson, South Carolina
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 428607Start Date: 03/22/2021End Date: 04/12/2021
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. 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. (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). Preferred Experience: PGY-2 Mental Health Residency or 3 years of autonomously providing comprehensive medication management for mental health conditions under a scope of practice Grade Determinations: GS-13 Experience. In addition to the GS-12 requirements, must have 1 year of experience equivalent to the next lower grade and fully meet the KSAs at the next lower grade (GS-12). 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 5005/23, Part II, Appendix G15, LICENSED PHARMACIST QUALIFICATION STANDARD, dated July 7, 2012. The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-13. 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.
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