Be able to distinguish basic colors.
Basic Qualification Requirements:
Have a four-year bachelor's degree in pharmacy recoginzed by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education.
LICENSURE: Except for research positions that do not entail patient care, all applicants must be licensed to practice pharmacy in a State, territory of the United States, or the District of Columbia.
Additional Qualification Requirements:
In addition to meeting the Basic Qualification Requirements candidates must also:
Have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service, providing advice, consultation, and assistance on post-marketing surveillance of drug products and their applications; preparing summaries describing clinical assessment of adverse reaction analyses; and contributing to the development and improvement of procedures for post-marketing surveillance and the processing and evaluation of adverse drug product reaction.
Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov.
Conditions of Employment:
1. Security and Background Requirements: If not previously completed, a background security investigation will be required for all appointees. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements may be grounds for appropriate personnel action. In addition, if hired, a background security reinvestigation or supplemental investigation may be required at a later time. Applicants are also advised that all information concerning qualifications is subject to investigation. False representation may be grounds for non-consideration, non-selection and/or appropriate disciplinary action.
2. E-Verify: If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" System. Federal law requires DHS to use the E-Verify System to verify employment eligibility of all new hires, and as a condition of continued employment obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is an E-Verify Participant.
3. Direct Deposit: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
4. All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.
5. Financial disclosure statement may be required. Certain positions within the FDA are subject to restrictions on financial holdings specifically FDA regulated financial holdings. This positions could be subject to these restrictions. During the application and interview process, and prior to accepting this position, we advise applicants to seek additional information from the FDA Ethics Office at (301) 827-5511.
6. One-year probationary period maybe required.
7. Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses may be paid
8. Bargaining Unit Position: Yes
9. Drug Screening Required: No
10. Recruitment Bonus: May vary by Center
11. Travel may be required: Yes
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
For more information on OPM's authorization of Direct Hire Authority, please visit http://www.opm.gov/employ/direct_hire/index.asp.
Your qualifications will be evaluated and rated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
1. Knowledge of laws, regulations, and guidelines relating to labeling, drug classification and therapeutic biologic drugs and/or drug products.
2. Skill in evaluating and incorporting the latest developments and changes in the area of post-surveillance of drug product.
3. Ability to communicate scientific information orally.
4. Ability to communicate scientific information in writing.