Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 768792 (Include # on all documents).

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPEN TO DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS EMPLOYEES ONLY.

This announcement will remain open until filled.  First referrals will be made after November 2, 2012.  Additional referrals will be made as necessary after this date until position is filled.

To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.  How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries.

VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities.  For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/.  

Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP):  The applicant(s) selected for this position will be eligible to apply for an education loan reimbursement award under the provisions of the Education Debt Reduction Program subject to availability of EDRP funding.

Appointment is contingent upon applicant meeting qualifications and the determination of the Professional Standards Board.

Duties

The Associate Service Chief, Pharmacy Service, assignments involve complex problems of a wide range and highly specialized nature. 

H/she is responsible for overseeing all professional and clinical pharmacy activities.  These include but are not limited to: disease state management services; direct patient care services (e.g., Anticoagulation Clinic, Medication Management Clinic, etc.) where appropriate and feasible; the procurement, storage and distribution of drugs and supplies; patient education; medication therapy management; drug information and consulative services; coordination of all drug and supply dispensing from CMOP; the provision of drug information and consultative services to all patients and health care professionals.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  May require weekends and off tours.

Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are authorized for this position.