CantonRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Canton jobs

Clinical Pharmacist Specialist Ambulatory Care

Company: Veterans Health Administration
Location: Canton
Posted on: April 10, 2021

Job Description:

1. COVERAGE. Requirements for appointment as a Licensed Pharmacist in Veterans Health Administration (VHA) are as follows: 2. BASIC REQUIREMENTS. a. Citizenship. Citizen of the United States. b. Education.(1) Graduate of an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) accredited College or School of Pharmacy with a baccalaureate degree in pharmacy (BS Pharmacy) and/or a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree.(NOTE: Prior to 2005 ACPE accredited both baccalaureate and Doctor of Pharmacy terminal degree program. Today the sole degree is Doctor of Pharmacy.)(2) Graduates of foreign pharmacy degree programs meet the educational requirement if the graduate is able to provide proof of achieving the Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Examination Commission (FPGEC) Certification, which includes passing the Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Equivalency Examination (FPGEE) and the Test of English as a Foreign Language Internet-Based Test (TOEFL iBT). c. Licensure. Full, current and unrestricted license to practice pharmacy in a 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 requirement for maintaining full, current, and unrestricted licensure. The pharmacist must maintain current registration if this is a requirement for maintaining full, current, and unrestricted licensure. A pharmacist who has, or has ever had, any license(s) revoked, suspended, denied, restricted, limited, or issued/placed in a probationary status may be appointed only in accordance with the provisions in VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Chapter 3, section B, paragraph 16.d. Physical Requirements. See VA Directive and Handbook 5019.e. English Language Proficiency. Pharmacists must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d), and 7407(d). GRADE REQUIREMENTS. a. Creditable Experience. (1) Knowledge of Professional Pharmacy Practices. To be creditable, the experience must have demonstrated the use of knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with professional pharmacy practice. Professional practice means paid/non-paid employment as a professional or unlicensed graduate pharmacist as defined by the appropriate licensing board. (2) Residency and Fellowship Training. Residency and fellowship training programs in a specialized area of clinical pharmacy practice may be substituted for creditable experience on a year-for-year basis. The pharmacy residency program must be accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). A fellowship program that is not accredited by the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) will need to have comparable standards for experience to be creditable (Professional Standards Board refers to the Deputy Chief Consultant for Professional Practice for the determination). (3) Quality of Experience. Qualifying experience must be at a level comparable to pharmacy experience at the next lower level. Experience as a Graduate Pharmacist is creditable provided the candidate was used as a professional pharmacist (under supervision) and subsequently passed the appropriate licensure examination. (4) Part-time Experience. Part-time experience as a professional pharmacist is credited according to its relationship to the full-time workweek. For example, a pharmacist employed 20 hours a week, or on a 1/2-time basis, would receive 1 full-time workweek of credit for each 2 weeks of service. b. Grade Determinations. In addition to the basic requirements for employment, the following criteria must be met when determining the grade of candidates. GS-13:(a) Experience. In addition to the GS-12 requirements, must have 1 year of experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (see GS-12 requirements below) OR have completed a 1 year post- Pharm.D. ASHP accredited Residency; OR will complete a 1 year post-Pharm.D. ASHP accredited VA Residency within the next 90 days. (b) Assignments. Candidates at this grade level are to be in the assignment listed below: Clinical Pharmacy Specialist. The clinical pharmacy specialist (CPS) functions at the highest level of clinical practice, works independently under their scope of practice as defined by the individual medical center to directly care for patients. A CPS plays a defined role in budgetary execution and serves as a mid-level provider who functions to initiate, modify or discontinue medication therapy and as a consultant for intensive medication therapy management services. This includes, but is not limited to, the following: designing, implementing, assessing, monitoring and documenting therapeutic plans utilizing the most effective, least toxic and most economical medication treatments; helping achieve positive patient centric outcomes through direct and indirect interactions with patients, providers, and interdisciplinary teams in assigned areas; performing physical assessments; and ordering laboratory and other tests to help determine efficacy and toxicity of medication therapy. Pharmacists assigned to this position must demonstrate the following KSAs:
a. Ability to communicate orally and in writing to persuade and influence clinical and management decisions.
b. Expert understanding of regulatory and quality standards for their program area.
c. Ability to solve problems, coordinate and organize responsibilities to maximize outcomes in their program area or area of clinical expertise.
d. Expert knowledge of a specialized area of clinical pharmacy practice or specialty area of pharmacy.
e. Advanced skill in monitoring and assessing the outcome of drug therapies, including physical assessment and interpretation of laboratory and other diagnostic parameters. GS-12 Clinical Pharmacist:(a) Experience or Education. In addition to the basic requirements, candidates must meet one of the following:
1. One (1) year of experience equivalent to the next lower grade level, OR
2. Completion of an ACPE-accredited Pharm.D. program. (b) Assignment. A pharmacist in this assignment handles routine medication-related activities in accordance with local, Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN), and national policies and regulations. These include, but are not limited to: reviewing, interpreting, and verifying medication orders for appropriateness; processing and filling medication orders; interacting with and making recommendations to other clinical staff regarding medication therapy ordered to ensure safe and effective care; reviewing the patient's medications, allergies, labs, and other pertinent information from the medical record to identify and solve medication-related problems; contacting providers as appropriate; documenting recommendations and interventions; providing refill extensions and partial medication supplies; taking health and medication histories; performing medication reconciliation; providing drug information; assisting in formulary management including therapeutic substitutions, nonformulary reviews and medication usage evaluations; documenting and assessing adverse drug events (ADEs); assisting in medical emergencies; providing oversight of technical staff in all aspects of medication distribution. Pharmacists assigned to this position must demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs):
1. Knowledge of professional pharmacy practice.
2. Ability to communicate orally and in writing to both patients and health care staff.
3. Knowledge of laws, regulations, and accreditation standards related to the distribution and control of scheduled and non-scheduled drugs and pharmacy security.
4. Skill in monitoring and assessing the outcome of drug therapies, including physical assessment and interpretation of laboratory and other diagnostic parameters. Reference: VA Handbook 5005/55, Part II, Appendix G-15, Licensed Pharmacist Qualification Standard dated June 7, 2012

Keywords: Veterans Health Administration, Canton , Clinical Pharmacist Specialist Ambulatory Care, Healthcare , Canton, Michigan

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Healthcare Jobs


Physician / Family Practice / Michigan / Permanent / Home Based Primary Care Physician Job
Description: We believe care begins and ends in the home. Our organization follows the triple aim while delivering high quality and low cost healthcare to patients. VPA is committed to high quality, patient satisfaction (more...)
Company: US Medical Management.
Location: Saginaw
Posted on: 04/11/2021

Pharmacy Technician Trainee
Description: Job Summary As a Pharmacy Technician Trainee, you---ll be a key part of our collaborative team. You---ll bring your skills and expertise to building a service conscious Pharmacy team that consistently (more...)
Company: Giant Eagle
Location: Elyria
Posted on: 04/11/2021

CVICU RN Cardiac Intensive Care Travel Nurse
Description: Cardiac Intensive Care Unit RN - Nationwide Travel Nurse Assignments Are you looking for a new nursing job Would you like to spend the season somewhere you've never been Hospitals nationwide are looking (more...)
Company: HealthCare Traveler Jobs
Location: Saginaw
Posted on: 04/11/2021


Charge Nurse - Dialysis Floor Leader- BONUS OFFERED!!!
Description: 18001 E 10 Mile RDSTE B, Roseville, Michigan, 48, United States of America Charge Nurse - Dialysis Calling Leadership Nurses THIS POSITION HAS UP TO 3,000 IN BONUSES AVAILABLE As a Charge (more...)
Company: DaVita
Location: Roseville
Posted on: 04/11/2021

LPN LTC, LTAC, SNF & Rehab (Travel)
Description: Nationwide Travel Nurse Jobs - Medical Surgical Med Surg Licensed Practical Nurse br br HCEN client agency who has put in a special request to fill numerous Nationwide LPN / LVN Nursing vacancies. (more...)
Company: HealthCare Employment Network, LLC.
Location: Elyria
Posted on: 04/11/2021

ICU/CCU RN
Description: trustaff is currently seeking an experienced ICU/CCU Registered Nurse for a 13-week travel contract. br br The Intensive Care Unit ICU RN provides care for patients with life-threatening medical (more...)
Company: trustaff
Location: Royal Oak
Posted on: 04/11/2021

Seasonal Travel Nurse Jobs - RN CVOR / CVICU / Cath Lab
Description: Travel Nurses Needed - All RN Specialties br Registered Nurses: CathLab, CVOR CVICU Assignmnets br Hospitals are posting their seasonal staffing needs br Would you like to spend the fall / winter (more...)
Company: HealthCare Traveler (RN)
Location: Elyria
Posted on: 04/11/2021

ICU, MICU - Medical Intensive Care Units - Travel RN
Description: Travel Nurses Needed - RN Intensive Care Units br Nationwide Registered Nurse Travel Jobs br The Travel Nurse Season is here and it showsFind great travel assignments with the best in compensation (more...)
Company: RN Travel HealthCare Jobs
Location: Saginaw
Posted on: 04/11/2021

Nursing
Description: ABOUT br br By the very nature of their duties, Navy Nurses quickly rise to the top of their profession. They provide care, not only for military servicemembers and their families, but also for people (more...)
Company: Navy
Location: Elyria
Posted on: 04/11/2021

PICU Nurse - Pediatrics Intensive Care RN Travel
Description: Pediatric Intensive Care RN - Nationwide Travel Nurse Assignments Are you looking for a new nursing job Would you like to spend the season somewhere you've never been Hospitals nationwide are looking (more...)
Company: HealthCare Traveler Jobs
Location: Saginaw
Posted on: 04/11/2021

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Michigan jobs by following @recnetMI on Twitter!

Canton RSS job feeds