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Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 769531 (Include on all documents)





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POSITION:  Pharmacist (Graduate, Clinical, or Staff ), GS-660-11/12


Graduate Pharmacist: GS-0660-11; Clinical Pharmacist, GS-0660-12 

DUTY LOCATION:  Positions may be available in Buffalo and Batavia, NY


Selected applicant may be eligible to apply for an award up to the maximum limitations under the provisions of the Education Debt Reduction Program.




This is an open continuous announcement. 

We accept applications for this particular occupation on an ongoing basis regardless of existing vacancies; qualified applicants will be considered as vacancies become available.  Therefore, you may or may not be contacted.


SALARY RANGE:        GS-11: $93,863-$108,947

                             GS-12: $98,445-$116,526

                             Dependent upon education and experience.


DUTIES:  Interpretation of physician order/prescriptions, dispensing of appropriate medications and counseling patients on proper medication administration, storage and side effects in patient specific age groups.  Clinical Pharmacists may perform the following duties: drug regimen review, initiation and/or adjustment of drug therapy, therapeutic drug monitoring, etc.