Pharmacist (Clinical Specialist)


Vacancy ID: 805075   Announcement Number: VHA-652-13-PAD-805075   USAJOBS Control Number: 333313400

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Vacancy Identification Number

805075

 


1. Title of Job

Pharmacist (Clinical Specialist) 

 


2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

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4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

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6. Citizenship

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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

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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

The specialty code(s) for this position is (are):
001 Clinical Outpatient

21. Geographic Availability

The location code(s) for this position is (are):

 


512060760 Richmond, VA

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. I am a citizen of the United States.

A. Yes.
B. No.

2. I am a graduate of a degree program in pharmacy from a college or university, approved by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE), or prior to the establishment of ACPE, has been a member of the American Association of Colleges or Pharmacy (AACP).  OR, in the next couple months will be a graduate of such a program.

A. Yes.
B. No.

3. I have a 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.

A. Yes.
B. No.

4. I understand that employment in this position requires sustained periods of walking, standing, stretching and reaching, and also required lifting heavy items, sometimes as much as 45 pounds.

A. Yes.
B. No.

5. I understand that employment in this position requires proficiency in spoken and written English.

A. Yes.
B. No.

6. I have completed at least one (1) full year of creditable experience directly related to the position being filled, equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in Federal service.

A. Yes.
B. No.

7. I have completed a one (1) year post-PharmD ASHP accredited Residency, OR, I am due to complete a one (1) year post-PharmD ASHP accredited Residency within the next couple of months.

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. Participates in daily multidisciplinary team meetings and provides direct patient care in a multitude of settings.  

9. Identifies, interprets, and resolves prescribing and dispensing issues, including pharmacotherapeutics and formulary management.

10. Reviews and completes all non-formulary drug requests and or consults, clinic consults, patient and clinic encounters, and chart notes.

11. Develops and conducts drug usage evaluation in areas of need from a cost and patient outcome perspective.

12. Drafts medical record notes detailing patient encounters, provider recommendations, and patient care plans.    

13. Actively participates in committee meetings to discuss new and emerging drug therapies.    

14. Participates in the development and implementation of formal and informal drug education/clinical consultation to SCI/HBPC staff as well as other health care professionals.

15. Acts as a liaison between the SCI staff, Transition Care Team, HBPC Staff and Pharmacy Service helping to solve problems, clarify orders, provide additional information needed, and to improve communication.   

16. Effectively drafts medical record notes detailing patient encounters, provider recommendations, and patient care plans.

17. Dispenses controlled substances with accuracy in accordance with current policies and procedures for inpatients and outpatients.

18. Interfaces with health care providers and administrators to ensure compliance with established pharmacy and medical center policies and procedures.

19. Assists with adverse drug reaction entry, reporting, and analysis.

20. Manages an effective quality assurance program for the service that meets the changing service, patient, and medical center needs.           

21. Makes appropriate recommendations regarding treatment alternatives to maximize patient care outcomes taking into account choice of therapy, safety, efficacy, and pharmacoeconomics.

22. Provides in-services for other health care professionals detailing relevant changes in drug therapy management.

23. Routinely enters interventions capturing essential workload pertaining to patient assessment.

24. Assists with adverse drug reaction entry, reporting, and analysis.

25. Interviews and evaluates patients upon admission to the hospital and daily during hospitalization for appropriateness of pharmacologic therapy developing a pharmaceutical plan for those patients that need pharmaceutical care.