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|Employer:|| U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs|
The intermittent Inpatient Pharmacist is a licensed Pharmacist who is able to perform the duties of an Inpatient Staff Pharmacist in addition to a broad range of clinical activities associated with the pharmaceutical care of patients being treated at the VA Loma Linda Healthcare System, including patients in the Short Stay Unit, Acute Care Hospital and Community Living Center. The incumbent shall advise Pharmacy Service management on issues related with the pharmaceutical care of patients within the areas listed above in the Health Care System. Responsible to ensure that timely, safe, accurate, efficacious and cost effective pharmacy services provided with minimum adverse effects to our customers.|
Duties include, but are not limited to:
WorkSchedule: Varied, based on the needs of the facility
Citizenship: Citizen of the US
Education: Graduate of a degree program in pharmacy from an approved college or university. The degree program must have been approved by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE), or prior to the establishment of ACPE, have been a member of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP). Graduates of foreign pharmacy degree programs meet the educational requirement if their degree is found to be equivalent to degree programs recognized by the ACPE. This finding may be based on any of the following: a) A letter of acceptance into the U.S. graduate pharmacy program recognized by the ACPE, b) written certification from the Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Examination Commission that the individual has successfully passed the Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Examination, or c) a letter from a U.S. college or university with a pharmacy degree program by ACPE stating that the individual's foreign pharmacy degree has been evaluated and found to be equivalent to its Bachelor of Pharmacy degree or higher.
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.
GS-12: Completion of the equivalent of 1 year of creditable experience which is equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-11) in the federal government OR completion of an ACPE-accredited Pharm.D. program.
In order for this experience to be creditable, the experience must demonstrate the following knowledges, skills and abilities:
(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.
English Language Proficiency: Must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d), and 7407(d).
Preferred (Best Qualified Candidate): An American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) accredited residency, formal post-graduate training or advanced certification (Board Certification) and experience in a health care system setting or evidence of equivalent clinical experience.
Physical Requirements: Moderate lifting (15-44 pounds); moderate carrying (15-44 pounds); walking; standing; ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; near vision correctable. Subject to solvents, grease, oils, electrical energy and working closely with others.
RATING/RANKING PROCEDURES: Applicants who meet the qualification AND basic requirement will be further evaluated by determining the extent to which their work or related experience, education, training, etc., indicate they possess the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other characteristics (KSAOs) as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position:
Reference: VA Handbook 5005, Appendix G15, Licensed Pharmacist Qualification Standard.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s).
NOTE: Please include month/year and number of hours worked per week for all job experience to allow us to identify 1 year of creditable specialized experience.
Veterans Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of your DD 214(s) and/or documentation related to your active duty service which shows dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation.
Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 point Veterans Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. For more information, please review the information for disabled Veterans in the application checklist or visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx .
The following Application documents are required.