Virginia State Government
# Position Information
## Job Description
The Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Services (DBHDS) Nottoway Campus, Piedmont Geriatric Hospital & Virginia Center for Behavior Rehabilitation (PGH & VCBR) is recruiting for a Full Time Staff Pharmacist (Pharmacist II). The Nottoway Campus is located in Nottoway County, Virginia and is situated on 125 beautiful acres just 2 hours from the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Atlantic Ocean.
For Piedmont Geriatric Hospital & Virginia Center for Behavioral Rehabilitation, this position assists the Pharmacy Director in the overall operation of the pharmacy department with respect to the department's organizational objectives and scope of service, while keeping within the legal limitation of the position. The position requires knowledge of the operation of a hospital pharmacy and/or long-term care pharmacy, the preparation and dispensing of medications, compounding as it pertains to the practice of pharmacy and all standards and guidelines required by the accrediting agents and the Virginia Board of Pharmacy. The candidate will have the ability to manage campus-wide resources in a professional and effective manner. The successful candidate will work directly with the Pharmacy Director to ensure that pharmacy services to patients and residents are maintained at a high level, and to help identify and implement improvement initiatives within the department.
This is a full-time position with benefits, with work hours Monday thru Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. The position requires participation in a rotating on-call schedule, every third week
## Minimum Qualifications
Graduate of an accredited school of pharmacy and a current unrestricted license as a Pharmacist from the Virginia Department of Health Professions
## Preferred Qualifications
Experience working in a hospital and/or long term care pharmacy, in a psychiatric or geriatric setting.
Experience performing patient drug regimen reviews along with, consulting with physicians on drug therapy issues.
Experience with the use of automated dispensing cabinets.
Knowledge of the medication management standards of the Joint Commission.
## Special Requirements
Satisfactory results of a state and federal criminal history background check, Department of Social Service's Child Abuse and Neglect Central Registry check, U.S. HHS OIG Exclusion List check, employment reference check, E-Verify and satisfactory results from your required pre-employment drug test.
## Special Instructions to Applicants
Completed applications for employment must be submitted online to the Virginia Jobs website at
Please list all paid, voluntary and unemployment periods; we will not accept "See Resume" as a response to any question on the Virginia State Employment Application. Information on the application is the primary source used for screening the position. Failure to complete any section of the application may disqualify the application for further consideration. Applications should include complete work history, including periods of unemployment if applicable.
INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
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PGH & VCBR ARE A TOBACCO-FREE, SMOKE-FREE WORK ENVIRONMENT
Virginia is an Equal Opportunity Employer
# Contact Information
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EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
MAILED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
*Working Title:* Pharmacist II
*Role Title:* Pharmacist II - 49132
*Job Open Date:* 02/05/2018
*Open Until Filled:* Yes
*Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?:* No
*Hiring Range:* $90,000 - $105,000
*Agency:* Piedmont Geriatric Hospital (729)
*Location:* Nottoway - 135
*Position Number:* 00634
*Job Posting Number:* 1034115
*Type of Recruitment:* General Public - G
*Does this position have telework options?:* No
*Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference:* No
*Job Type:* Full-Time (Salaried)
*Job Type Detail:* Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1
*Pay Band:* 06