Pharmacist (Clinical Informatics Specialist)


Vacancy ID: 808721   Announcement Number: TM-1082-808721-NF   USAJOBS Control Number: 333741200

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1. Title of Job

Pharmacist (Clinical Specialist)
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address


4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

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

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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


554830081 Tomah, WI

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

This section will be used to determine if you possess the basic requirements for appointment as a Pharmacist (Clinical Specialist) in the Veterans Health Administration.

1. Are you a United States Citizen?

A. Yes
B. No

This section will be used to determine if you possess the basic requirements for appointment as a Pharmacist (Clinical Specialist) in the Veterans Health Administration.

2. Are you proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d), 7407(d)?

A. Yes
B. No

This section will be used to determine if you possess the basic requirements for appointment as Pharmacist (Clinical Specialist) in the Veterans Health Administration.

3. Are you a 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). Copy of transcripts required.

A. Yes
B. No

This section will be used to determine if you possess the basic requirements for appointment as a Pharmacist (Clinical Specialist) in the Veterans Health Administration.

4. Do you possess a current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice pharmacy in a State, Territory or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the United States, or in the District of Columbia?

A. Yes
B. No

This section will be used to determine if you possess the required specialized experience, education and licensureĀ to beĀ a Pharmacist (Clinical Specialist) at the GS-12 level.

5. Do you have the equivalent of 1 year of current creditable experience at the next lower level (GS-12) or equivalent, which is directly related to the position to be filled? You must possess one year of experience comparable to the GS-12 Level AND meet the KSAs required at the GS-12 and GS-13 Level as described in the Qualifications/Evaluations section of this announcement.

A. Yes
B. No

6. Have you completed 1 year Post Pharm D. ASHP accredited Residency.

A. Yes
B. No

For each of the following items, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your knowledge, skill and ability. YOUR RESUME MUST SUPPORT THE ANSWERS BELOW. FAILURE TO DO SO WILL RESULT IN LOSS OF CONSIDERATION.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing this 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 is normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

7. Knowledge of standard terminology, monitoring requirements, dose calculations, common side effects, dietary considerations and drug to drug interactions associated with anticoagulation therapy.

8. Distinguishing pharmaceutical drug classes and categories such as narcotics, tranquilizers and hypnotics, antibiotics, etc., and to keep updated on new medication.

9. Knowledge of trade name medications and generic equivalents as well as pharmaceutical measures (metric and apothecary), pharmaceutical terms and definitions and Latin names used in pharmaceutical nomenclature.

10. Knowledge of the hospital formulary, including dosage forms relative to strength, potency, physical form and appearance of medications stocked by the pharmacy.

11. Knowledge of manuals, pharmacy law, and hospital regulations, formularies affected by dispensing practices, including restrictions placed on controlled substances, special service only drugs and investigational drugs.

12. Adapting to unusual situations as they arise and the ability to use good judgment in solving problems.

13. Operating a computer terminal to carry out pharmacy transactions.

14. Skill in routine maintenance and cleaning of standard office equipment as well as the printers which are part of the automated pharmacy support system.

15. Maintains a safe working environment, including infection control and the correct operation of equipment.

16. Comprehensive knowledge of a specialized area of clinical pharmacy practice or specialty area of pharmacy such as quality assurance/utilization review, informatics systems, drug information, etc. This level of knowledge is usually characterized by at least 1 year of experience in a specialized clinical area or advanced training/certification. (This knowledge/training/certification must be addresses in your resume).

17. Comprehensive knowledge of pharmaceutics, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, pharmacoeconomics and pharmacotherapeutics. This level of knowledge is usually characterized by at least 1 year of experience in a specialized clinical area or advanced training/certification. (This knowledge/training/certification must be addresses in your resume).

18. Skill in monitoring and assessing the outcome of drug therapies including physical assessment and interpretation of laboratory and other diagnostic parameters.

19. Knowledge of the design, conduct, and interpretation of controlled clinical drug trials or other research related to health care.

20. Ability to communicate orally to persuade and influence clinical decisions.

21. Ability to communicate in writing to persuade and influence clinical decisions.

22. Comprehensive knowledge of DEA, FDA, VA, the State (Territory of District of Columbia, if appropriate), TJC and other standards related to the distribution and control of scheduled and non-scheduled drugs to both inpatients and outpatients (including research and investigational drugs).

Please select the appropriate answer for the questions listed below.

23. Are you currently a permanent federal employee of the VA facility where the vacancy is located? An SF50 MUST be uploaded showing your permanent status (block 24/34).

A. Yes
B. No

24. Are you currently a permanent federal employee of another VA Medical Center? An SF50 MUST be uploaded showing your permanent status (block 24/34).

A. Yes
B. No

25. Are you a Veteran eligible for Veteran Preference? You must include a copy of your DD-214 showing your character of service, and if you are a 10 point preference vet you must include the SF15 and VA letter to support your claim.

A. Yes
B. No

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.

26. I certify all of my answers and information contained in my submitted application materials are true and correct to the best of my knowledge.

A. Yes
B. No