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 Major duties include but are not limited to: Reviews all medication orders for appropriateness, drug selection, dosage, route of administration and the amount, prior to dispensing. Ensures all medication orders are entered into the electronic patient medical record Fills all orders in a timely fashion; review of patient allergy history, drug-drug, drug-nutrient, drug-laboratory and drug-disease state interactions and assessment for clinical relevance should be performed and dealt with appropriately. Reviews medication profiles and monitors for compliance or potential abuse: problems encountered shall be resolved. Selects, compounds. dispenses and fills a range of drugs including extemporaneous preparations, special formulations, ophthalmic, narcotics, investigational drugs, oncolytic agents, etc., in both outpatient and inpatient areas. Maintains adequate drug stock, inspects drug storage areas. Supervises prepacking and the operation of automated dispensing equipment. Ensures drugs dispensed are completely and correctly labeled and packaged in full compliance with Federal rules and regulations to include all DEA regulations for controlled substances. Work Schedule: Various shifts include Uptown or Downtown Division; Rotating tours including weekends and holidays; 7:00am - 3:30pm; 7:30am - 4:00pm; 8:30am - 5:00pm; 9:30am - 6:00pm; and 11:30am - 8:00pm. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Telework: Not available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Functional Statement Title/#: Clinical Pharmacist/FS50020 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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