Pharmacists at VA
Evolving medicine. Improving outcomes.
VA is pushing beyond tradition to give pharmacists more direct influence on the course of patient care. By enabling them to apply their skills in new ways—from leading-edge research to preventative services and behavioral counseling—we’re delivering accurate, effective treatment to more Veterans in need.
At VA, pharmacists are valued members of interdisciplinary care teams and are given greater autonomy to make clinical decisions on patients’ behalf. On our pharmacy team, you’re sure to experience unbeatable satisfaction in a career that makes full use of your training and passion.
Spotlight on Pharmacist Careers
VA’s variety of care environments, research prospects and educational support gives you limitless room to grow and excel in your career. Take a look at all VA can offer you and pursue a Pharmacist opportunity that will push your talent to exciting new heights.
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Reasons to Work at VA
Sure, there are lots of places you could build a health care career. But VA can offer you greater challenge, opportunity, teamwork and satisfaction unlike any other. Here are just a few of the many ways a career at VA stands out from the crowd:
Pharmacy Residency Program
Choosing a residency is one of the biggest decisions you’ll face in shaping your future career—VA gives you more options to help you find the ideal fit. We manage the largest program for advanced clinical pharmacy training, with 159 American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) accredited programs across the VA system. Diverse opportunities are available in a range of specialties, from Ambulatory Care to Cardiology. VA pharmacy residents also enjoy the following benefits:
- Competitive annual salary
- Vacation, 10 paid holidays, and sick days
- Authorized absence for approved continuing education
- Health and life insurance plans available
Check out our pharmacy residency video and read more about the program, including state-by-state listings and application information, by visiting VA’s Pharmacy Benefits Management Services.
Guidance Through Every Milestone
What you could accomplish with VA extends far beyond a career. It’s a calling—a passion for serving Veterans. That’s why we’re proud to invest in your future and offer avenues to further develop your unique talent, so you can realize your greatest impact possible.