- U.S. citizenship.
- Education: Graduate of an ACPE accredited college or School of Pharmacy with a baccalaureate degree in pharmacy (BS Pharmacy) and/or a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree. NOTE: Graduates of foreign pharmacy degree programs meet the educational requirement if the graduate is able to provide proof of achieving the Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Examination Commission (FPGEC) Certification, which includes passing the Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Equivalency Examination (FPGEE) and the Test of English as a Foreign Language Internet-Based Test (TOEFL iBT).
- Licensure: Full, current and unrestricted license to practice pharmacy in a State, Territory, Commonwealth of the United States (i.e., Puerto Rico), or the District of Columbia.
- Candidate meet meet the physical requirements of this position.
- Candidate must be proficient in spoken and written English.
For GS-11: None beyond the basic requirements as noted above. Pharmacists at this grade level serve in a developmental capacity.
For GS-12 (Full Performance Level): In addition to the basic requirements noted above, candidates must meet one of the following:
1. One (1) year of experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-11), OR
2. Completion of an ACPE accredited Pharm.D. program; AND
3. Candidates must demonstrates the following knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs):
1. Knowledge of professional pharmacy practice.
2. Ability to communicate orally and in writing to both patients and health care staff.
3. Knowledge of laws, regulations, and accreditation standards related to the distribution and control of scheduled and non-scheduled drugs and pharmacy security.
4. Skill in monitoring and assessing the outcome of drug therapies, including physical assessment and interpretation of laboratory and other diagnostic parameters.
In addition, candidates must demonstrate clinical and ADP experience which is integral for analyzing the pharmacy service functional areas in order to determine the impact of computerization on work methods and work flow. Candidates must demonstrate knowledge of and skill in applying customer support principles, concepts and methods; and analytical reasoning in order to perform such tasks as developing technical requirements for new or modified pharmacy applications; pharmacy applications software design concepts and methods; analyzing and determining optimal hardware and software configurations; providing technical guidance in the design, testing and debugging processes; troubleshooting post-installation problems; and coordinating the technical support of deployed applications.
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DUTIES (TO BE AS DETAILED AS POSSIBLE)
MONTH AND YEAR (START/END DATES - E.G., AUGUST 2007 - MARCH 2008)
PART TIME OR FULL TIME (IF PART TIME - MUST INCLUDE # OF HOURS WORKED PER WEEK)
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HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application, résumé and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect consideration for employment. You may also be evaluated based upon the question responses you provide during a structured interview. In responding to structured interview questions you should be sure to cite specific examples of experience, explain exactly what you did, and the outcome.