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    IMPORTANT: PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE ANNOUNCEMENT PRIOR TO SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION

    This is a term position not to exceed two years and may be extended two years.

    This is an episodic, intermittent position, on an irregular or occasional basis with hours and days of work not on a prearranged schedule and with compensation for the actual time employed or for service rendered.



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    Responsibilities

    The Pharmacist performs the following duties:

    • Dispensing medications prescribed by physicians and other health practitioners and providing information to health practitioners and patients about proper usage of medications and side effects;
    • Evaluating medication use patterns and outcomes for patients in hospitals or managed care organizations;
    • Performing administrative, consultative, or staff advisory work for a medical facility's pharmacy program;
    • Planning, monitoring and evaluating medication programs or regimens;
    • Establishing medication-handling procedures for the storage and preservation of medications;
    • Researching medical literature and/or clinical medication information to provide accurate responses to inquiries; and/or
    • Maintaining all medication records required by law.
    Applicants must understand that the work performed is primarily related to readiness for and deployment for response during the aftermath of a disaster or public health emergency, where work may be field-based, that may be remote and austere, caring for sick, injured, dying, or deceased persons. This work requires above average health, physical, and mental conditioning with routine long periods of repetitive walking, bending, lifting, and carrying, such as carrying NDMS equipment or heavy patients on litters. Incumbent must be capable of working in a high-stress, high-security, remote, austere, and uncharacterized environment, void of infrastructure and vital services, requiring specific physical demands, such as the ability to lift 50 pounds, and work characteristics that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. For these reasons, employees are required to complete a physical and health screening process to meet and maintain certain physical standards, as well as mental, behavioral, and cognitive competencies.

    NOTE: This vacancy will be filled through OPM's Direct Hire authority. Veterans' Preference and traditional rating and ranking of applicants do not apply to positions filled under this announcement. Please click here for more information on OPM's Authorization of Direct Hire authority. https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-information/direct-hire-authority/

    Travel Required

    76% or greater - 95% Domestic and 5% International Travel

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

  • Job family (Series)

    0660 Pharmacist

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/496098100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.