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Pharmacy Technician – Fayetteville, Arkansas
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 501558Start Date: 11/30/-0001End Date: 11/30/-0001
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: A high school diploma or equivalent; or at least 3 months experience. English Language Proficiency: Pharmacy technicians appointed to direct patient care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English in accordance with chapter 2, section D, paragraph 5a. Grade Determinations: GS-5
Education or Experience. Successful completion of a 4-year course of study above high school leading to a bachelor’s degree that included at least 24 semester hours of courses related to pharmacy or pharmacy technology; successful completion of pertinent specialized training courses in pharmaceutical and pharmacy services while serving in the Armed Forces is creditable on a month-for-month basis up to the 1 year of experience required for the GS-5 level; or at least 1 year of experience at the next lower level that demonstrates the core competencies (KSAs) described at the GS-4 level. In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the following KSAs (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):
1. Ability to operate and care for automated dispensing devices and equipment.
2. Knowledge of, and ability to perform, aseptic technique.
3. Knowledge of basic inventory procedures.
4. Knowledge of pharmacy information systems. Assignments. This is the full performance level for pharmacy technicians. Employees at this grade level serve as staff pharmacy technicians receiving little guidance from more experienced staff members for more complex patients and procedures, and require minimal supervision. (Note: KSAs must be clearly reflected in resume under description of duties in order to be found qualified for the respective grade levels, please be specific in describing duties performed which demonstrate that you possess the KSAs required for this position/grade level, we may not make assumptions regarding your experience). References: VA Handbook 5005-15 Part II Appendix G28 The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-5. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is GS-5. Physical Requirements: This position requires prolonged standing and walking with a moderate amount of stooping, reaching or lifting, and pushing or pulling. A technician may be required to lift, push/pull up to 40 pounds. A dispensing system may be used for varying lengths of time. Pharmacy technicians may be required to work irregular tours, weekends, and holidays as assigned.
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