- U.S. citizenship.
- English Language Proficiency
1. Graduate of a degree program in pharmacy from an approved college or university. The degree program must have been approved by the Amnerican Council of Pharmaceutical Educuation (AACPE), or prior to the establishment of ACPE, must have been a member of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP).
2. Graduaates of foreign pharmacy degree programs meet the educational requirement if their degree is found to be quivilent to degree programs recognised by the ACPE. This finding may be based on any of the following:
(a) A letter of acceptance into a U.S. graduate pharmacy program recognised by the ACPE.
(b) Written certification from the Foreign Phaarmacy Graduate Examination Commission, 700 Busse highway, Park Roidge, IL. 60068; Phone (847)698-6227, that the individual has been evaluated and found to be equivilent to it;s Bachelor of Pharmacy degree or higher/
Full, current and unrestircted license to practice pharmacy in any State, Territory, Commonwealth of the United States (i.e., Puerto Rico) or the District of Columbia. The pharmacist must maintain current registration if this is a requiarement for maintaining full, current and unristricted licensure. A pharmacist who has or has ever had andy license(s) revoked, suspended, denied, restricted, limited, or issused/ placed in a probationary status may be appointed only in accordance with the provisions in chapter 3, section B, paragraph 16 of VA Handbook 5005.
NOTE: APPOINTMENT, GRADE AND SALARY OF HYBRID TITLE 38 POSITIONS ARE SUBJECT TO THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS BOARDS AND APPROVAL OF THE MEDICAL CENTER DIRECTOR.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.
References : Input applicable reference and links. For example: VA Handbook 5005/Appendix G15, Pharmacist, dated june 2012. Or you may use the following generic citation) VA Handbook 5005 at http://www.va.gov/ohrm/joblistings/VAQualStds.doc (also available in the local Human Resources Office) and OPM Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Professional and Scientific Positions at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/standards/IORs/GS0100/0185.htm.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: VA Handbook 5019.
APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.) Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education.
When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on their application or résumé. Applicants claiming preference based on service-connected disability, or based on being the spouse or mother of a disabled or deceased Veteran, must complete an SF 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference. Veterans who are still in the service may be granted tentative preference on the basis of information contained in their applications, but they must produce a DD Form 214 or other proof prior to appointment to document entitlement to preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/veterans.aspx.
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.