Pharmacist (Clinical Specialist)


Vacancy ID: 761472   Announcement Number: PM-12-KMO-761472   USAJOBS Control Number: 328239700

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1. Title of Job

Pharmacist (Clinical Specialist)
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

12

11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

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15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

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16. Availability Date

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17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

001 Pharmacist (Clinical Specialist)

21. Geographic Availability

040431003 Sierra Vista, AZ

22. Transition Assistance Plan

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23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

Verification of Citizenship

1. I am a citizen of the United States.

A. Yes
B. No

2. I am proficient in spoken and written English. Note: To be appointed under authority of 38 U.S.C., Chapter 73 or 74, to serve in a direct patient-care capacity in Veterans Health Administration (VHA), applicants must be proficient in written and spoken English.

A. Yes
B. No

Verification of duty location.

3. I understand that the duty station of this position is located in a Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Sierra Vista, Arizona and not at the main campus of the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System located in Tucson, AZ.

A. Yes
B. No

VETERANS PREFERENCE

4. Select only ONE response below that applies to you. DD Form 214, Member copy 4 and SF-15 MUST be included with your application package.

A. I am a veteran who served during the period December 7, 1941 to July 1, 1955; OR for more than 180 consecutive days, other than for training, any part of which occurred after January 31, 1955 and before October 15, 1976; OR any time during the "Gulf War" from August 2, 1990 through January 2, 1992; this time must have been served continuously for a period of 24 months or the full period called to active duty; OR served in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign medal has been authorized; OR for more than 180 consecutive days, other than for training, any part of which occurred during the period beginning September 11, 2001, and ending on the date prescribed by Presidential proclamation or by law as the last day of "Operation Iraqi Freedom.
B. I am a veteran who (1) who has a present service-connected disability or (2) receiving compensation, disability retirement or pension from VA; OR received a Purple Heart.
C. I am a veteran who has a present service-connected disability rating of 30% or more.
D. I am an unmarried spouse of certain deceased veterans, or spouse of a veteran unable to work because of a Service-Connected disability.
E. I am the Mother of a veteran who died in service or who is permanently and totally disabled.
F. None of the above

5. I am currently a permanent employee of the Department of Veteran Affairs. Your latest SF-50 must be included with your application package.

A. Yes
B. No

Applicants must meet the basic education requirement to qualify for this position. Applicants must have a full, current and unrestricted license to practice pharmacy in a State, Territory, Commonwealth of the United States, or the District of Columbia. A pharmacist who have 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 Part II, Chapter 3, Section B, Paragraph 16 of VA Handbook 5005.

6. Are you a 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? (TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED).

A. Yes
B. No

7. Do you possess a full, current and unrestricted license to practice pharmacy in a State, Territory, commonwealth of the United States, or the District of Columbia?

A. Yes
B. No

In addition to meeting the basic education and licensure requirements, you must have specialized experience as defined below.

8. In addition to meeting the basic education/licensure requirements, do you possess one of the following?

A. Completion of 1 year professional Pharmacist experience at the GS-11 grade level in Federal service.
B. Completion of an ACPE-accredited Pharm.D Program.
C. I have all of the above.
D. None of the above.

Residency

9. I have completed a residency recognized by the American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists. (PLEASE ENSURE INFORMATION CONCERNING YOUR RESIDENCY IS INCLUDED IN YOUR RESUME).

A. Yes
B. No

FACTOR: Knowledge of a specialized area of clinical pharmacy practice or a specialty area of pharmacy such as quality assurance/utilization review, ADP systems, drug information.

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 I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

10. Evaluate drug therapy of ambulatory care patients and provides consultation for the most appropriate treatment.

11. Developed, implemented and managed programs to optimize drug therapy costs.

12. Knowledge of patient-focused, team-based multi-disciplinary model of pharmaceutical care to promote drug prescribing, medication monitoring, and drug laboratory review.

13. Counsels patient on proper use of medications.

14. Served as a preceptor, directing and supervising pharmacy residents and students.

15. Worked collaboratively with providers to provide pharmaceutical care through clinical activities including: histories, evaluating, developing, implementing, and monitoring pharmacotherapeutic plans.

16. Evaluated requests for non-formulary and restricted medications to appropriateness with established criteria and offering recommendations for alternate agents.

17. Reviewed medication regimens for clinical effectiveness, drug selection, dosing, potential drug interactions, side effects, and therapeutic outcomes and communicates findings with providers and provides appropriate alternatives to treatment plans as needed.