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.
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.