Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1878121

OUR MISSION: 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.  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/

VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.  The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.

Duties

NOTE1: This is an open continuous announcement; we are anticipating vacancies in the future. Cut off dates will be established through-out the opening dates and qualified applicants will be referred.

NOTE2:Appointment, grade and salary of hybrid Title 38 positions are subject to the recommendation of the Professional Standards Board and approval by the Medical Center Director.

This position is for a highly trained and skilled pharmacy technician in the VA system at the MVAHS. The incumbent will perform a variety of complex technical skills and functions which requires comprehensive knowledge of pharmaceuticals and pharmacy practices. The employee will assists the pharmacist, in providing optimal care and timely customer service in accordance with the mission, vision and. goals of the MVAHS and Pharmacy Service. The employee functioning at this level will perform with limited supervision. The incumbent assembles prescriptions properly with the correct drug, strength, quantity, auxiliary labels and prescription labels for window dispensing and mail delivery. Verifies the patient's identification following the Medical Center's policies. Receives, verifies, signs for and stores incoming supplies and medications from local vendors, warehouse and contract suppliers. Performs searches, updates patient information, and generates shipping reports as requested by the supervisor. Assists patients with refill request, problems with prescriptions and other queries. Provides equipment maintenance (i.e. cleaning, archiving data, etc.). Provides training and education to Residents, Students, and other staff members.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No