Pharmacy Technician Supervisor

Veterans Health Administration - Department of Veterans Affairs

Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met. Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Education or Experience. A high school diploma or equivalent; or at least 3 months experience. Certification. Certification by the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) is required at grades GS-6 and above. English Language Proficiency. Pharmacy technicians appointed to direct patient care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English in accordance with VA Handbook 5005. GRADE REQUIREMENTS
Grade Determinations GS-08: In addition to the basic requirements for employment, the following criteria must be met when determining the grade of candidates: Experience. One-year experience at the next lower level and must fully meet the KSAs at the next lower level. In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the following technical KSAs and the potential to acquire the assignment specific KSAs designated by an asterisk (*): Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
*1. Knowledge of human resource management policies and procedures, and the ability to supervise various levels of pharmacy technicians and other technical personnel (for supervisory assignments). *2. Ability to apply management and leadership principles. 3. Ability to communicate orally and in writing. 4. Extensive working knowledge of the pharmacy operation. 5. Ability to assess staff needs and provide appropriate training. References: VA Handbook 5005 The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-08. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is GS-08 . Physical Requirements: This position requires you to be on your feet for 8 hours a day, lifting and carrying light and heavy items. Stretching and bending to retrieve items on shelves. May require walking from one part of the hospital to the other.
The Eastern Colorado Veterans Health System (ECHCS), Pharmacy Service Line is currently recruiting for one (1) Supervisory Pharmacy Technician for the Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center, Aurora Colorado.