VA CBOC Pharmacist Cookeville

Job Id
Job Location
Cookeville, TN
Employment Type
Full Time Regular
Health Care

Because our veterans deserve extraordinary care, we invest in the very best people.

Valor Healthcare, Inc. is the largest and most experienced provider of contract Community-Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Established in 2004, we offer primary care and mental health services to our military heroes. We have one common goal - deliver Veteran's an outstanding patient experience and excellent health outcomes that will improve their well-being.

We seek a PharmD Clinical Pharmacist with a positive, outgoing demeanor for our dynamic team. The experience you will gain is limitless, as are the career advantages with Valor Healthcare. In addition, we offer career advantages that are second to none:

  • Be part of a committed team that’s growing and making a difference in the Veteran community
  • Work with leading-edge technologies and continuously advance and improve your knowledge and skills
  • Your weekends are all yours. No late nights, on-call or holidays!
  • Mentoring and supporting team members

As a Clinical Pharmacist with Valor Healthcare you'll have the opportunity to serve our nation's Veterans with the same high level of care they have shown while serving our country. You will review, interpret, and verify provider’s orders/prescriptions to ensure formulary requirements are met.

  • Office hours are 8 to 5, weekdays only.
  • Resolves drug-related questions with the prescriber in a timely fashion per local VA pharmacy standard operating procedure.
  • Conducts comprehensive medication reviews and/or medication reconciliation upon provider request/referral.
  • Educates providers and staff on formulary criteria/restrictions and facilitates with therapeutic substitutions.
  • Provides patient consultation by reviewing patient profiles and medication orders. Evaluates patient’s ability to understand medication instructions, and provides oral and written counseling on their drug therapy.
  • Maintains and updates records of drugs, allergies, and other pertinent information in patient’s medication profiles.
  • Resolves prescription problems concerning mail-order process.
  • Maintain licensure and professional competence through continuing education.
  • Facilitates coordination of emergent fills for the community based outpatient clinic. Maintain a record of all 10 day urgent prescriptions prescribed by our clinic provider and obtained by the patient from a local pharmacy vendor (if requested by local VA facility).
  • Conducts face-to-face and telemedicine visits for chronic disease state management and/or anticoagulation management under a collaborative drug therapy agreement.
  • Assesses pharmacy clinic enrolled patients’ reason for referral, medical record, pertinent labs, and pharmacy medication profile.
  • Collaborates with RN care managers and dietitians to provide diabetes and hypertension education and care.
  • Orders labs per policies, established protocols, and/or collaborative drug therapy agreement.
  • Provides patient education and counseling regarding patient’s disease state, medications, and lifestyle modifications.
  • Completes patient care notes and assigned consults within 24 hours.
  • Identifies patients not at treatment goals via panel management with utilization of diabetes registry.
  • Assist providers with formulary conversions (including co-managed patients).
  • Reviews and completes consults for non-formulary/restricted drug requests (if requested by local VA facility).
  • Graduate of accredited school of pharmacy with a Pharm. D degree

  • Residency trained or obtained board certification

  • Current licensure in state of CBOC location

  • Post Graduate Year 1 Required; Post Graduate Year 2 Preferred
  • Basic Life Support Certification

  • Strong computer skills
  • Medical Malpractice Coverage
  • CME Allowance/Time
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Medical/Vision/Prescription/Dental Plans
  • Life Insurance/Disability
  • Paid Time Off/Holidays
  • Colleague Referral Bonus Program  


If you’re looking for an organization that cares for your growth and well-being as much it does its patients, Apply Today!

This job requires access to confidential and sensitive information requiring on going discretion and secure information management.

Valor is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Veterans/Disabled

We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or medical or veteran status in accordance with federal law. In addition, Valor Healthcare complies with applicable state and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment in every jurisdiction in which it maintains facilities.