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Lead Pharmacy Technician – Saint Louis, Missouri
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 513888Start Date: 09/23/2021End Date: 10/13/2021
Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met. 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. 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. A high school diploma or equivalent. Certification. Certification by the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) is required at grades GS-6 and above. Grade Determinations:
Experience: One year experience at the next lower level and must full meet the KSAs at the next lower level. 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 date 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 Part II, Appendix G28, Pharmacy Technician Qualification Standards. The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-7. Physical Requirements: This position requires heavy lifting (45 lbs and over); reaching above shoulder; use of fingers; walking (3 hours per day); standing (8 hours per day); kneeling (2 hours per day); repeated bending (4 hours per day); both legs required; ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; near vision correctable to 13″ to 16″; far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and 20/40 in the other; ability to distinguish shades of colors; hearing (aid permitted).
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