The incumbent serves as a Staff Pharmacist at the Federal Correctional Medical Center in Springfield, Missouri. They utilize technical skills and professional judgment to provide medications to inmate patients. Incumbent reviews all prescription orders for appropriateness in regard to medication, dose, route, interval, and contraindications. In order to facilitate quality distribution and administration of medications, the Pharmacist provides medication information to staff and patients as appropriate.
The pharmacist is responsible for the records and reports related to the purchase, receipt and disposition of drugs and related supplies and determines that all medications are properly packaged and labeled and profiles all medication orders and assures that there are no contraindications. They dispense pharmaceuticals in accordance with proper procedures.
Salary Information: $82,322 - $107,025/year. Special Pay Incentives may be available.
Applicants must be licensed to practice pharmacy in a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.
A doctoral degree in Pharmacy that is recognized by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) or an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained.
GS-11 Grade Level does not require previous work experience other than clinical training obtained during degree program.
Law Enforcement Entry Age Restrictions: In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 3307, a maximum entry age of 36 has been established for initial appointment to a position in a Bureau of Prisons institution. If you are above the maximum entry age and have prior federal law enforcement coverage, you MUSTsubmit an SF-50 to verify prior coverage. Qualified Preference Eligible Veterans may be exempt from meeting the maximum age of 37. Please refer to the Required Documents Section for the appropriate documentation to submit to validate veteran eligibility.
This position is classified as Federal Law Enforcement, therefore the selected applicant will be required to complete a Background Investigation and attend a Federal Bureau of Prisons training program.
Physical Requirements: Applicant must be able to complete a Physical Abilities Test (PAT) during the 3-week training. The PAT included a 1/4 mile run/job, dummy drag, short obstacle course, and ladder climb.
Job Type: Full-time