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Clinical Pharmacist Specialist Job in LEESVILLE, LA

Clinical Pharmacist Specialist Job in LEESVILLE, LA

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $100,688.00 to $130,893.00 Grade 13 to 13
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 10/30/2017 Close Date 12/1/2017
Who may apply Public

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  • Open & closing dates

    10/30/2017 to 12/01/2017

  • Salary

    $100,688 to $130,893 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 13

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type

    Permanent - Excepted Service Permanent


1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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    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 Alexandria VA Health Care System is seeking a Clinical Pharmacist Specialist to provide service to the Alexandria VA Health Care System at the Fort Polk Community Based Outpatient Clinic. The Alexandria VA Health Care System, Alexandria, Louisiana is a Joint Commission accredited, complexity level 3 facility serving Veterans within 23 of Louisiana's 64 parishes. The VAMC is located in Pineville, Louisiana with community based outpatient clinics (CBOCs) in Lafayette, Jennings, Lafayette, Fort Polk, Lake Charles and Natchitoches, Louisiana.

    The Alexandria VA Health Care System is located in the Heart of Louisiana. Alexandria is quickly emerging as one of the nation's best places to start a business, raise a family, and explore the great outdoors. It is a national leader in new and expanded business development and was recently named one of the twenty best cities in the country to find a job. National Geographic Traveler ranks Alexandria as one of America's top ten "wilderness towns" because of its incredible access to the one of the country's most beautiful and expansive national forests.

    Central Louisiana has become known as "The Crossroads," a place where all of Louisiana comes together - from culture to food and music. With a population of over 46,342, Alexandria continues to grow in every sector of our society. The city of Alexandria is adjacent to the city of Pineville and separated by the Red River. Alexandria sits on the central corridor of I-49 which makes it a quick access to several major Metro cities. Alexandria is only 2 hours from Shreveport, LA, 3 1/2 from New Orleans, LA, and 4 1/2 from Dallas and Houston, TX.

    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.

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    This position for a Clinical  Pharmacist Specialist with clinical duties providing pharmaceutical care to outpatients at the Fort Polk Community Based Outpatient Clinic, in Fort Polk, Louisiana. This position is located at the Fort Polk Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC). He or she performs all duties assigned to a staff pharmacist relating to verification of prescriptions, filling, and medication counseling when necessary. The incumbent reviews the patient's drug regimen for appropriate indication, dosing, allergy verification, interactions potential, lab monitoring and non-VA medication documentation.   He or she provides pharmaceutical care services according to the scope of practice for clinical pharmacy specialists designated to specialty clinics for Hypertension, Anticoagulation, and Lipids as well as any additional clinics so described.  Incumbent provide cost-effective management of drug utilization within the above stated clinics and support the goals and objectives of the Health Care System cost reduction standards.  The incumbent develops protocols or clinical pathways to identify therapeutic goals for patients enrolled into these clinics.  He or she reviews patient's drug regimens for appropriate indication, dose, drug allergies, and duplication if medications and drug interactions.  He or she monitors the process and outcome of patient care relating to drug therapy. 

    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 08:00 AM - 04:30PM

    Functional Statement Title/#:Clinical Pharmacist Specialist / 000000

    Relocation Expenses:  Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

  • 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/483200900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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