Formulary and Pharmacoeconomics Program Director/Clinical Pharmacy Specialist


Vacancy ID: 677167   Announcement Number: VR-677167 T38-12-50 (GM)   USAJOBS Control Number: 318187500

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1. Title of Job

Formulary and Pharmacoeconomics Program Director/Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
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001 Formulary Director Clinical Pharmacist

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061970037 Long Beach, CA

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

For each task in the following group, choose response below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- Yes.
B- No.

1. Do you posses a degree 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).

2. Foreign Graduates: do you posses a foreign pharmacy degree or those who graduated from a U.S.-based non-ACPE accredited degree program meet the educational requirement if their degree is found to be equivalent to degree programs recognized by the ACPE.

3. Do you posses one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 in Federal Service. Specialized experience is defined as expert knowledge of formulary administration, inventory management and logistics, budgeting, strategic planning, daily operation and oversight of pharmacy's automated data processing and management information systems, utilization management, pharmaceutical and supply formulary selection; formulary implementation; prior authorization processing, drug shortages and recalls, medication conversions; medication utilization evaluations, therapy treatment and pathway assessments (economic and clinical); disease state management; health-related quality of life assessments, clinical activities, medical and pharmacy education and preceptorship, information communication

4. Residency Substitute: Completion of a VA Post Graduate Year 2 Residency Program. (PGY-2)

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

5. Direct the activities of the Pharmacoeconomist/Clinical Pharmacy Specialist.

6. Participate in strategic planning activities.

7. Provide daily oversight of the healthcare system formulary.

8. Serve as subject matter expert and advisor to the Office of the Chief, Pharmacy and Support Services HCG for matters pertaining to formulary management.

9. Develop, implement, and manage programs to maximize the value of drug therapies, optimize the time of healthcare staff and to improve healthcare outcomes.

10. Interface with internal and external customers to identify, develop and implement global strategies intended to enhance the value of pharmacy services.

11. Participate in continuous quality improvement programs

12. Assist with the preparation and submission of the annual budget.

13. Oversee utilization management programs (prior authorization).

14. Oversee the Pharmacy's drug information program.

15. Design and coordinate the implementation of pharmacoeconomic decision analysis tools including pharmacoeconomic and outcome research evaluations.

16. Assist with the development of appropriate tracking, trending and reporting of processes for patients, populations and staff.

17. Prepare reports to respond to the various regulatory groups or higher agency authorities.

18. Develop internal and external policies and procedures pertinent to the mission of the service and healthcare system.

19. Assure that administrative policies and programs are coordinated with and supportive of clinical activities.

20. Participate in the strategic planning for pharmacy automation and technology.

21. Assess, design, integrate, modify, and maintain automation and software solutions to assist and support the mission of the Pharmacy Service and to maximize efficiency and reduce waste to the healthcare system.

22. Coordinate, develop, and implement pertinent information applications to support operations, clinical practice, formulary, administration, education, and research.

23. Devise methodologies to extract information from VISTA using fileman and 3rd party software solutions.

24. Serve as a liaison between Pharmacy Service and IRM/IT

25. Responsible for Drug Accountability software and internal controls.

26. Troubleshoot software-related problems within the service.

27. Collaborate with ADPACS from other services.

28. Develop internal and external policies and procedures pertinent to the mission of the service and healthcare system.

29. Direct procurement and inventory management staff.

30. Participate in strategic planning activities for supply distribution and logistics.

31. Assist with the preparation and submission of the annual budget.

32. Establish and maintain an effective, efficient and economical inventory management program (procurement, product selection and contract compliance) using CQI and LEAN concepts.

33. Oversee the drug recall management.

34. Oversee pharmaceutical and supply distribution and logistics applying CQI and LEAN concepts to ensure the timely and most economical delivery of products to various distribution points within the health care system.

35. Develop internal and external policies and procedures pertinent to the mission of the service and healthcare system.

36. Assure that administrative policies and programs are coordinated with and supportive of clinical activities.

37. Establish and recommend on-the-job training, career development and professional enrichment programs appropriate to various employees.

38. The incumbent effectively represents the Service internally and externally, such that little or no criticism is received as a result of non-responsiveness, lack of cooperation, or lack of follow through to effect project completion. Intervention from higher level management is rarely needed to follow-up on issues or redirect programs because of failure to recognize program deficiencies, poor planning or predictable operational problems.

39. Support team development by promoting harmonious relationships within the work environment.

40. Communicate in a manner that supports the customer service goals of the department and healthcare system.

41. Ensure that within the scope of his/her duties, confidential information is at all times safe guarded. Prevents protected information from being disclosed to unauthorized sources, via verbal communication, a written format, electronically (i.e. E-mail) or by any other form of communication. Maintains a professional attitude/environment by discussing protected/confidential information only in a private setting and only with those who have a need to know. Ensures that when in doubt, check with the ISO before releasing protected information to third parties.

42. Educate and provide in-service programs for nursing, pharmacy, and the medical staff on various issues and pharmacy programs as required.

43. Develop training programs consistent with and to support the mission of the service and healthcare system.

44. Comply with all departmental and healthcare system professional/non-professional educational, attendance and documentation requirements.

45. Pursue, promote and participate in scholarly activities.

46. Precept residents and pharmacy students.