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Job Title:Pharmacist

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:U.S. Army Medical Command

Job Announcement Number:MD-DH-13-154

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$41,563.00 to $125,926.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, October 01, 2012 to Monday, September 30, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0660-09/13

POSITION INFORMATION:

Multiple Schedules - Multiple Appointment Types

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Few vacancies in the following location(s):
Japan JapanView Map
Fort Bliss, TX United StatesView Map
Fort Belvoir, VA United StatesView Map
Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA United StatesView Map
Fort Richardson, AK United StatesView Map
More Locations  (65)

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position:

  • The initial length of an overseas tour is 2 or 3 years depending upon location.<p>Your application will stay on file with our office for 120 days.  If you would like to be considered after the initial 120 days please renew your resume through our website.

     

    This announcement may also be used to fill permanent, temporary, or term positions.

     

    Resumes of qualified individuals will be posted in a secure, online database.  No referral lists will be issued from this announcement. As job opportunities occur throughout the year, the selecting official may make selections from this database.  Candidates will be contacted directly by the hiring organization when they are being considered for a position. Upload and check application status: http://medcell.army.mil/status.asp

  • Who May Apply: Click here for more information.
  • All U.S. Citizens and Nationals with allegiance to the United States.
  • You may apply online by Clicking Here
  • You may check your status online at http://medcell.army.mil/status.asp
  • KEY REQUIREMENTS

    • This is a Direct Hire Solicitation

    DUTIES:

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    Duties may include some or all of the following: Serves as a professional pharmacist in an in-patient or out-patient pharmacies. The work typically involves the compounding of prescriptions of physicians, dentists, and other licensed practitioners; the formulation, preparation, bulk compounding, selection, dispensing and preservation of drugs, medicines, and chemicals; research and investigation in developing special vehicles or variations of standard formulas to meet the needs of individual patients and in developing original techniques of compounding and making available for use new investigational drugs; advising on drug therapy and usage; or performing administrative, consultative, or staff advisory work concerning the administration of a pharmacy program for hospital, clinic, or other medical care facility. Some positions may involve the evaluation and surveillance of marketed drugs for safety and efficiency.


    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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    Minimum Qualifications:

  • Degree:

    Education: Four-year bachelor degree in pharmacy recognized by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education.

    For GS-09: Successful completion of a 5-year course of study leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in pharmacy from an approved pharmacy school, or 1 year of professional pharmacy experience equivalent to at least GS-7.

  • For GS-11: Successful completion of a 6-year course of study leading to a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) pharmacy recognized by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education, OR 1 year of professional pharmacy experience equivalent to at least GS-9.

    For GS-12: One year of professional pharmacy experience equivalent to at least GS-11.

    For GS-13 and above: One year of professional pharmacy experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level.
  • Licensure/Certification: All applicants must be currently licensed to practice pharmacy in a State, a territory of the United States, or the District of Columbia. You must provide a copy of your license with your resume.

    NOTE:  All applicants must be able to be credentialed as a condition of employment.

    Regardless of the method that is used to apply, applicants must remember to provide the following information:

  • 1. List the position and job announcement for which you are applying. If you do not identify what you are applying for, your application will not be considered.
  • 2. Provide your social security number.  Failure to do so will result in non-consideration of your resume.
  • 3. Provide your full name, mailing address and day and evening phone numbers.
  • 4. Provide your country of citizenship.
  • 5. Provide complete dates (month, day, year, hours per week) of any current or previous employment with a complete description of the duties you performed.
  • 6. If ever employed by the Federal Government, please state the highest grade held, job series, and dates of employment in grade.
  • 7.  State the locations you are interested in.  Failure to do so will result in non-consideration of your resume Upload and to check application status: http://medcell.army.mil/status.asp


  • Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at - http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html.
  • Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. Please include this information in your resume.
  • Other Requirements:
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  • Initiation of State Criminal History Repository checks for each state where an individual has resided for the past five years may be required prior to appointment to a position.
  • Secret security clearance may be required.
  • Personnel security investigation may be required.
  • Position may be designated as Emergency Essential.
  • A medical examination may be required.
  • Immunization screening may be required.
  • This position may be required to comply with the Drug Abuse Testing Program.
  • All required background checks of AR 215-3, must be successfully completed and maintained including Child and Youth National Agency Check with Inquiries (CNACI); to include a health assessment is required.
  • The Department of the Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the servicing civilian personnel unit. Requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.
  • This position has a mandatory seasonal influenza vaccination requirement and is therefore subject to annual seasonal influenza vaccinations. Applicants tentatively selected for appointment to this position will be required to sign a statement (Condition of Employment) consenting to seasonal influenza vaccinations.
  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
  • You must include the announcement number on your application.
  • You may claim Military Spouse Preference.
  • Applicants claiming veteran's preference must clearly show an entitlement to such preference on the resume/supplemental data submitted.
  • Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in the vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
  • One year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • This announcement may be used to fill Lead or Supervisory positions. A one year supervisory probationary/trial period may be required.
  • HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

    Resumes will be evaluated for basic qualifications requirements and for the skills needed to perform the duties of the position, as described in this Job Announcement and identified by the Selecting Official for the position.

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. Well-qualified is defined as meeting all of the minimum qualification standards and eligibility requirements as well as possessing skills that clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position. Under competitive delegated examining, an ICTAP eligible will be considered well-qualified if they attain an eligibility rating of 90 or higher, not including points for veterans' preference. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Information about ICTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.


    BENEFITS:

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    The Department of Defense offers excellent benefits programs some of which may include:
    ·  Comprehensive health and life insurance
    ·  Competitive salaries
    ·  Generous retirement programs
    ·  Paid holidays, sick leave, and vacation time
    ·  Flexible work environment and alternate work schedules
    ·  Paid employment related training and education
    ·  Possible student loan repayment
    ·  Payment of licenses, certification, and academic degrees as applicable
    ·  Bonuses, incentives, and awards as appropriate for the job.



    OTHER INFORMATION:

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    • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.

    • The Department of Defense (DoD) policy on employment of annuitants will be used in determining eligibility of annuitants. The DoD policy is available at http://www.cpms.osd.mil/ASSETS/E8AB932EA1E44617BAC7222922E42A62/DoDl140025-V300.pdf.

    • In accordance with section 9902(h) of title 5, United States Code, annuitants reemployed in the Department of Defense shall receive full annuity and salary upon appointment. They shall not be eligible for retirement contributions, participation in the Thrift Savings Plan, or a supplemental or redetermined annuity for the reemployment period. Discontinued service retirement annuitants (i.e. retired under section 8336(d)(1) or 8416(b)(1)(A) of title 5, United States Code) appointed to the Department of Defense may elect to be subject to retirement provisions of the new appointment as appropriate. (See DoD instructions 1400.25, Volume 300, at http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives.)



    HOW TO APPLY:

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    YOU MAY APPLY ONLINE BY CLICKING HERE

    To apply for this position, click the hyperlink above to access the Online Application procedures through the Medcell website. PLEASE NOTE: if applying online, the complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (CST) on Monday, September 30, 2013

    The preferred method of application is the Online Application process. If you are unable to apply online, you may mail your resume via surface mail to:

    PECH-NCR-B, CHRA-NC Region
    Bldg 104, Medcell
    1 Rock Island Arsenal
    Rock Island, IL 61299

    If submitting your resume by mail, you must include the Job Announcement number, Social Security Number, and Geographic Location Preferences. PLEASE NOTE: if applying by postal mail, the complete Application Package must be received in our office by Monday, September 30, 2013

    The Department of the Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the servicing civilian personnel unit. Requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.



    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

    The following documents are required:

    • Resume: For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). Resumes that do not contain this information will be marked as insufficient and applicants may not receive consideration for this position.
    • If you are claiming Veterans Preference or Military Spouse preference, to verify your preference claim you MUST submit supporting documents with your application package. These documents may include, but are not limited to: for MSP claims, PCS orders and marriage certificate; for verification of Veteran Preference, DD214 (which indicates character of service) SF-15, VA Letter and/or Activation/Deactivation orders.

    If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and will not be considered any further.

    PLEASE NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents like military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for other than the applicant. These documents may be sanitized to remove such personal information before submission with the application. Applicants may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents upon selection to confirm eligibility.

    AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

    Ann M. McKilligan
    Phone: (309)782-6427
    Email: ANN.M.MCKILLIGAN.CIV@MAIL.MIL
    Agency Information:
    DA NCR MEDCELL
    MEDCELL PECH-NCR-B
    CHRA-NC Region
    1 Rock Island Arsenal
    Rock Island, IL
    61299

    WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

    To check the status of your application, please visit http://medcell.army.mil/status.asp

    Once this announcement closes, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the Minimum Qualifications found in the vacancy announcement. If you are found to be qualified, your application/resume may be referred to the selecting official for consideration. If your application/resume is referred to the selecting official, you may be contacted for an interview; however, this is optional. If you are selected, you will receive a tentative job offer.

    Additional Duty Location Info

    Few vacancies in the following locations:
    Japan JapanView Map
    Fort Bliss, TX United StatesView Map
    Fort Belvoir, VA United StatesView Map
    Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA United StatesView Map
    Fort Richardson, AK United StatesView Map
    Dugway, UT United StatesView Map
    Fort Monroe, VA United StatesView Map
    Fort Sill, OK United StatesView Map
    Fort Greely, AK United StatesView Map
    Hungary HungaryView Map
    Fort Sam Houston, TX United StatesView Map
    Red River Army Depot, TX United StatesView Map
    Fort Hood, TX United StatesView Map
    Pine Bluff Arsenal, AR United StatesView Map
    Schofield Barracks, HI United StatesView Map
    Fort Myer, VA United StatesView Map
    Richmond, KY United StatesView Map
    Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD United StatesView Map
    Fort Campbell, KY United StatesView Map
    Fort Jackson, SC United StatesView Map
    Fort Eustis, VA United StatesView Map
    Natick, MA United StatesView Map
    Fort Carson, CO United StatesView Map
    Fort Benning, GA United StatesView Map
    Fort Gordon, GA United StatesView Map
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    Fort Gordon, GA United StatesView Map
    Fort Stewart, GA United StatesView Map
    Fort Stewart, GA United StatesView Map
    Fort Stewart, GA United StatesView Map
    Fort Stewart, GA United StatesView Map
    Fort Stewart, GA United StatesView Map
    Edinburgh, IN United StatesView Map
    Fort Lee, VA United StatesView Map
    Edinburgh, IN United StatesView Map
    Edinburgh, IN United StatesView Map
    Fort Dix, NJ United StatesView Map
    Watervliet, NY United StatesView Map
    Corpus Christi, TX United StatesView Map
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    Fort McNair, DC United StatesView Map
    McAlester, OK United StatesView Map
    Camp Shelby, MS United StatesView Map
    Washington DC, DC United StatesView Map
    Fort Shafter, HI United StatesView Map
    Fort Leavenworth, KS United StatesView Map
    Carlisle Barracks, PA United StatesView Map
    Rock Island, IL United StatesView Map
    Fort Huachuca, AZ United StatesView Map
    Fort Detrick, MD United StatesView Map
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    Fort McCoy, WI United StatesView Map
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    Fort Leonard Wood, MO United StatesView Map
    West Point, NY United StatesView Map
    Fort Bragg, NC United StatesView Map
    Presidio, CA United StatesView Map
    Fort Wainwright, AK United StatesView Map
    Fort Drum, NY United StatesView Map
    Fort Mc Clellan, AL United StatesView Map

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    Job Announcement Number:

    MD-DH-13-154

    Control Number:

    327695100