Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1921223
Current VA and/or Federal employees should apply
under announcement number: 1921080.
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?
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
needs employees who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve
those who served our Country. Whatever the job title, every position in VA will
give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives
of truly special and deserving people - our Veterans. Working for VA is one of
the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate
the best within you to your Country's service.
If you are
transitioning from the military or a Veteran already, we invite you to explore
the benefits of continuing your career at the VA. The VA is committed to hiring Veterans. The VA is much more than just another
employer. It is an honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care.
Gratitude is our motivation and service is our mission.
The VA has adopted
Core Values and Characteristics that apply universally across the Department.
The five Core Values define "who we are," our culture, and how we care for
Veterans, their families and other beneficiaries. The Values are Integrity, Commitment, Advocacy,
Respect and Excellence ("I CARE").
The Jonathan M. Wainwright
Memorial VA Medical Center supports Psychosocial and Substance Abuse Residential
Rehabilitation and Outpatient services to veterans throughout Southeastern
Washington, Southwestern Idaho, and Northeastern Oregon. If you would like more information regarding
the facility please go to the following website: http://www.wallawalla.va.gov/
Walla is a pleasant town of 40,496 near the beautiful Blue Mountain range of SE
Washington State. Excellent public
schools and two 4-year colleges are an asset.
Our Main Street has been ranked as one of the best small town main
streets in the U.S and also was voted friendliest city in the US by
Rand-McNally in 2011. Sunset Magazine
has proclaimed Walla Walla as one of the 10 best small towns in the U.S. and as
a tourist destination because of the internationally acclaimed wine industry.
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.
This position for Pharmacy Technician functions primarily within the Outpatient Pharmacy under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist. The pharmacy technician supports the mission of the VA Medical Center to assure safe, effective, and medically necessary use of medications by Veterans by performing packaging, manipulative, repetitive, and other non-discretionary tasks as delegated by a pharmacist.
Duties include but are not limited to:
- Processing Prescriptions
- Answer telephones and complete consults in the outpatient pharmacy
- Technical functions associated with unit-dose medication distribution system
- provide automatic ward stock medications and supplies replenishment
- Replenish emergency crash cart medication trays
- operate and maintain equipment such as tablet and capsule counting/labeling machines and equipment
- Compound sterile IV admixtures and replenish bulk fluids for specialty care units and outpatient areas
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 PM
Functional Statement Title/#: Clinical Pharmacy Technician, GS-0661-06, Pharmacy Service