Job Title: Clinical Pharmacist (Pediatric)Job Announcement Number: MD-DHL-13-1306
Department: Department of the Army
Agency: U.S. Army Medical Command
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/ Per Year
Friday, January 25, 2013 to
Friday, February 08, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
Full Time -
1 vacancy in the following location:
Fort Knox, KY United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
United States Citizens
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:
This position is responsible for the clinical pharmacy functions in the Pediatric Patient Centered Medical Home. Serves as one of the MTFs experts on the delivery of pharmaceutical care. This involves an extensive knowledge of pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, pathophysiology, pharmacotherapeutics and their interplay in treating human disease. Works in coordination with other health care professionals through counseling and education activities in prompting wellness and healthy lifestyles.
Who May Apply:
All U.S. Citizens and Nationals with allegiance to the United States.
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- This is a Direct Hire Solicitation
DUTIES:Back to top
You will serve on a variety of committees and other bodies representing the pharmacy specialty and provide authoritative input on pharmacy related matters. As the PCMH subject matter expert on medications, provide input to the development of the hospital formulary based upon medication efficacy, toxicity, and cost effectiveness data. Monitor the dispensing of all pharmaceuticals in the assigned PCMH. Develop drug utilization evaluation (DUE) criteria for the PCMH. Participate in, or direct, Polypharmacy and disease state management programs. These are multi-disciplinary education and intervention programs designed to prompt wellness and optimal utilization of medication in the prevention and management of diseases. Secondary prevention of complications from medication therapy and disease is its primary goal. Serve as a credentialed provider with full medication prescribing authority, IAW the provisions of AR 40-48, and the credentialing process. Conduct patient interviews, routine laboratory monitoring, physical assessments and evaluate response to therapy, treatment failures and adverse effects. Review existing drug treatment for appropriateness and develop with the attending physician new treatment regimens for especially difficult or complex cases. Utilize advanced knowledge of drug therapy for provider and patient education; participate in, conduct or approve studies involving pharmaceuticals and pharmacotherapy issues.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
1. Education: Four-year bachelors degree in pharmacy recognized by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education.
2. Licensure: All applicants must be licensed to practice pharmacy in a State, territory of the United States, or the District of Columbia. In order to be considered for this position, candidates must cite licensure information on their resume. Failure to do so will result in non-consideration for this position.
3. Specialized Experience: One year of experience in the same or similar work equivalent to at least the next lower level (GS-11) requiring application of the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the position being filled. Candidates for this position must clearly demonstrate in their resume that they possess specialized experience which involves performing duties such as monitoring patient medication therapies, developing individual dosing regimens, and/or recommending alternate therapy to the physician. Experience in Pediatric Clinical Pharmacy highly preferred. If you have this experience, please demonstrate it in your resume.
The experience described in your resume will be evaluated and screened for the Office of Personnel Management's basic qualifications requirements, and the skills needed to perform the duties of this position as described in this vacancy announcement.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.
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Personnel security investigation required.
A medical examination is required prior to employment.
Hepatitis B immunization is required (direct patient contact).
This position is covered by the Drug Abuse Testing Program. Applicant drug testing and random drug testing will be required.
Mandatory seasonal influenza vaccinations required annually.
Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
Direct Deposit of pay is required.
One year trial/probationary period may be required.
You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
If selected, official college or university transcripts must be submitted.
If selected, candidate must provide documents for credentialing.
Must obtain and maintain Basic Life Support (BLS) Training and Certification.
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.