This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more The Pharmacist-Facility Program Manager for compounding and hazardous drug quality assurance is a licensed Pharmacist who manages and provides administrative, clinical and programmatic oversight for all compounded sterile products (CSP), non-sterile products and hazardous drug (HD) operations for the VACHS Pharmacy Service. Duties related to this position include but not limited to: Maintaining oversight of all Clinical Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, Pharmacy Trainees, and other supportive personnel involved in sterile and non-sterile compounding and/or hazardous drug management; Responsible for the development and management of the Sterile and Non-Sterile Compounding program compliance with all applicable laws and regulations (e.g. Joint Commission, USP >, , , OIG, FDA, DEA, NIOSH and any applicable local agency and/ or national directives and guidelines; Overseeing compliance with all USP chapters and other applicable laws, regulations, and standards while ensuring competency of personnel and ensuring environmental control of the storage and compounding areas; Responsible for testing and maintaining reports of testing/sampling performed within the Pharmacy areas and acting on the results as well as all information and automated systems associated with sterile and non-sterile compounding; Possess a thorough understanding of the rationale for risk prevention policies, risk to themselves and others, risks of non-compliance that may compromise safety; Possess knowledge of contemporary drug distribution systems including outpatient prescription processing, unit dose and IV admixture; Provides consultation to physicians, nurses, and other health professionals concerning the usage, administration contraindications, precautions, and interactions; Evaluates information provided to patients regarding the effects, usage, risks, precautions, and special instructions for drugs used in research studies. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, Day Shift; 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. May be required to work rotating shifts nights, weekends, holidays, and on-call.(Note: Work schedules are determined and approved by the supervisor. The incumbent may be required to work various shifts on a permanent or temporary basis based on patient care needs). Financial Discloser Report: Not required Relocation/Moving Expenses: Will not be reimbursed. Recruitment/Relocation Incentives: Recruitment/Relocation Incentives are not authorized for this position. Selective Placement Factor (SPF)- This position includes a skill, knowledge, ability or other worker characteristic basic to -and essential for- satisfactory performance of the job. Selective Placement Factors are a prerequisite to appointment and represent minimum requirements for a position. Applicants who do not meet it are ineligible for further consideration. Evidence of the Selective Placement Factor must be reflected in your resume. The SPF for this position is: In addition to the English Language Proficiency, you must also be proficient in basic written and spoken Spanish in order to perform the duties of this position.
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