Clinical Research Pharmacist


Vacancy ID: 793681   Announcement Number: VHA-12-151-JLM-EC793681   USAJOBS Control Number: 331999300

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793681
1. Title of Job

Clinical Research Pharmacist
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

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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

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

17. Service Computation Date

18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

001 Pharacist (Clincial Specialist)

21. Geographic Availability

080600031 Denver, CO

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

Thank you for your interest in a Pharmacist position with the Department of Veterans Affairs. We will evaluate your resume and your response to this Occupational Questionnaire to determine if you are among the best qualified for this position. Your responses are subject to verification. Please review your responses for accuracy before you submit this questionnaire

1. To qualify for this position you must meet the basic requirement described below.

A. I have a baccalaureate degree in Pharmacy (BS Pharmacy) and/or a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D) degree from a school accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). (Transcripts are required with your application)
B. I do not meet the above requirement.

2. Select the one statement below that best describes the education and/or experience that you possess that demonstrates your ability to perform the work of a Pharmacist at the GS-12 grade level or equivalent pay band in the Federal service.

A. I have one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service which includes work establishing procedures, scheduling the workload, and integrating the work of an overall pharmacy program; planning and controlling such stock levels: and resolving various questions and problem.
B. I have a competed an ACPE-accredited Pharm.D. program.
C. I do not possess any of the experience and/or education described above.

3. This position requires an applicant to be a United States citizen. Are you a U.S. citizen?

A. Yes
B. No

4. This position requires a full, current and unrestricted license to practices pharmacy in a State, Territory, Commonwealth of the United States (e.e., Puerto Rico), or the District of Columbia. Do you possess such a pharmacy license that allows for practice? (NOTE: You must submit a copy of your licensure with your application package)

A. Yes
B. No

5. Applicants must undergo a pre-employment medical examination and be medically suitable to perform the essential duties of a Social Worker efficiently and without hazard to themselves and others. Are you willing to undergo a pre-employment medical examination?

A. Yes
B. No

6. In accordance with Title 38 U.S.C. 7402(d), you must be proficient in basic written and spoken English in order to perform the duties of this position. Are you proficient in basic written and spoken English?

A. Yes
B. No

7. This position requires a comprehensive background investigation which includes, but is not limited to, contact with all references, employers, co-workers, personal associates, and review of your driving record, credit history, criminal history and military service. Are you willing to undergo a comprehensive background investigation?

A. Yes
B. No

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.

8. Establishes and writes protocol specific procedures for assigned clinical trial protocols to assure patient safety, scientific integrity of the study, compliance with applicable regulatory/ethical standards, and local standard operating procedures.

9. Assures compliance at all times with applicable Federal regulations, VA regulation and local policies regarding human subjects research and investigational drug control.

For each response of "E" above, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (include title, organization & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.

For each task, choose the statement that best describes your experience and/or training. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provided in your resume.

10. Investigational Pharmacy and Special Handling Pharmacy services are provided directly and through the supervision of technicians, interns and students.

11. Prepares or supervises the preparation of investigational drug prescriptions or orders per the clinical trial protocol and standard operating procedures. This includes assuring proper study product randomization/assignment, proper dosage form preparation (as applicable), proper blinding of the study product (when required), and proper documentation of preparation and dispensing activities.

12. Manages daily Investigational Drug Service workload to assure medications, supplies and services are available when needed when by investigators, research staff , site auditors and patients.

For each response of "E" above, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (include title, organization & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.

For each task, choose the statement that best describes your experience and/or training. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provided in your resume.

13. Assists clinical investigators and research teams with the proper implementation of their clinical trial protocols.

14. Participates in research design and protocol development activities.

15. Establishes and maintains effective communications and builds relationships with the clinical research teams to provide high quality customer service.

For each response of "E" above, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (include title, organization & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.

For each task, choose the statement that best describes your experience and/or training. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provided in your resume.

16. Serves as a resource and provides information and education to investigators, research coordinators, research staff, pharmacy staff, residents and students in the areas of investigational drug management, research regulations/compliance, current studies and procedures.

17. Participates in staff development, in-services, and other forms of educational programs.

18. Provides assistance to the Research Pharmacy Manager on program activities and needs

For each response of "E" above, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (include title, organization & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.

The following is a Certification of Understanding. RESPONSE TO THIS STATEMENT IS MANDATORY. Please note, if you do not answer this question, it will result in not being considered for this position.

19. I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information included in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith. I understand that if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in this application and its supporting materials, or in any document or interview associated with the examination process, I may be fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C.  1001); my eligibilities may be cancelled, I may be denied an appointment, or I may be removed and debarred from Federal service (5 C.F.R. part 731). I understand that any information I give may be investigated. I understand that responding "No" to this item will result in my not being considered for this position.

A. Yes, I certify that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct and provided in good faith, and I understand the information provided above.
B. No, I do not certify the information provided above.