Texas State Board of Pharmacy
Job Vacancy Announcement
Agency Job Posting #: TSBP 22-004
Work in Texas #: 14920139
Number of Openings: 2
Opening Date: 11/12/21
Closing Date: Until Filled
Job Title: PMP Specialist
State Classification: 1570 – Program Specialist I
Monthly Salary [Range]: $3,082–$3,150 (B17)
Reports to: PMP Manager
New Hires & Rehires: 60 day waiting period for health coverage
Army: No military equivalent
Navy: OS, YN, YNS, 611X, 612X, 641X, 712X
Coast Guard: OS, YN, OSS, PERS
Marine: No military equivalent
Air Force: 8U000, 16GX, 60C0, 63G0, 86M0, 86P0, 88A0, 88B0
Performs routine (journey-level) consultative services and technical assistance work. Work involves assisting with planning, developing, and implementing the Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) and providing consultative services and technical assistance to program staff, government agencies, community organizations, or the general public.
Works under moderate supervision of the Prescription Monitoring Program Manager, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Work is subject to review by Program Manager and other agency staff.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Performs an array of technical, training, research, planning, policy, program assessment, and administrative activities related to the PMP assignment.
- Provides support and collaborates in the planning, development, implementation, analysis, and documentation of the PMP program.
- Answer routine calls made to agency regarding the Prescription Monitoring Program.
- Serves as a liaison to staff, government agencies, community organizations, or the general public to assist in explaining program specifics and requirements.
- Market program(s) to community and professional groups to encourage and/or improve interest in the program(s).
- Monitors and reviews compliance with requirements, laws, regulations, policies, and procedures for the PMP program.
- May assist with the collection, organization, analysis, and/or preparation of materials in response to requests for program information and reports.
- May assist in providing consultative services and technical assistance for the PMP program. Assists with the preparation of administrative reports, studies, and specialized projects. Assists in preparing comprehensive reviews of literature, statutes, rules, and/or policies.
- Assists with the review of program area operations to identify areas in need of change and assists with the development of plans to improve or address areas of concern.
- May assist in preparing and evaluation program budget requests.
- May assist in preparing justifications for the implementation of procedural or policy changes.
- May assist in developing policy and procedure manuals.
- May assist in analyzing legislation to develop recommendations for policy in programmatic areas relating to the implementation, improvement, and/or expansion or reduction of program funding.
- Performs related work as assigned.
- Complies with all agency policies, including regular attendance.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Thorough knowledge of standard office procedures and government operations.
- Must have demonstrated ability in the use of office equipment and personal computer, including word processing and data entry.
- Must have knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
- Ability to use office machines and equipment, including personal computer and FAX.
- Ability to access, input, and retrieve information from the computer.
- Ability to develop and modify work procedures, methods, and processes to improve efficiency. .
- Ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to interact with public in a pleasant and effective manner.
- Interpersonal skills to interact with a variety of contacts professionally and tactfully.
- Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other employees.
- Skill in typing quickly and accurately.
- Skill at data entering quickly and accurately.
- Skill at reviewing documents for accuracy.
- Ability to work independently and manage time efficiently.
- Ability to manage multiple priorities concurrently.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality.
- Memory skills.
- Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws related to the program area; public administration techniques; training and marketing techniques; and program management processes and techniques.
- Skill in identifying measures or indicators of program performance and the use of a computer and applicable software.
- Ability to gather, assemble, correlate, and analyze facts.
- Ability to devise solutions to problems and to market programs.
- Ability to prepare reports.
- Ability to develop, evaluate, and interpret policies and procedures.
- Ability to communicate effectively.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Graduation from a high school or equivalent required. Experience in a field related to the PMP program. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course in a field relevant to the program is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another. Progressive, responsible business/office practices, administrative support, or technical program experience required. Previous experience at the Texas State Board of Pharmacy (TSBP) or in a pharmacy licensed by TSBP is desirable.
Applicant must be eligible, as determined by the Texas Department of Public Safety, to access criminal history records. Must pass state and/or national fingerprint identification checks.
May require registration, certification, or licensure in a specialty area.
Normal office environment. Tobacco free environment. Work involves sitting and operating a personal computer for long periods of time. Physical conditions will require a person with sufficient stamina to maintain a constant high level of concentration for long periods of time. Work involves reading and reviewing large numbers of documents. Work involves processing information quickly and accurately. Work involves frequent retrieval and replacement of files into 4- and 5-drawer vertical filing cabinets and transporting of files between offices and filing cabinets. Must be able to lift 35 pounds. Work involves verbal communications with others.
The specific statements shown in each section of this position description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit a cover letter that focuses on the applicant’s unique qualifications for the position and a completed State of Texas Application with all requested information. Incomplete applications will not be considered. A resume may be submitted as a supplement to the State of Texas Application; however, a resume submitted in lieu of the application will be rejected. Additionally, an application with “see resume” within the summary of experience is considered incomplete and will be rejected.
The Texas State Board of Pharmacy (TSBP) accepts the State of Texas applications only for posted vacancies. Applications must be received by 5:00 P.M. CST on the closing date.
Applications may be submitted online at WorkinTexas.com. Additionally, supplemental items (such as cover letters and resumes) and applications may be sent by mail, in person, or email to:
Texas State Board of Pharmacy
333 Guadalupe St. Ste. 3-500
Austin Texas 78701
In order to receive a veteran’s preference for any position, the following documents must be submitted with the employment application: a copy of the DD-214; a statement of compensation from the Veteran’s Administration, or a copy of the DD1300.
An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: TSBP does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. A copy of TSBP’s EEO Plan Utilization Report is available at http://www.pharmacy.texas.gov/files_pdf/EEO_Utilization_Report_TSBP_Amended.pdfDownload Job Posting
Posted: January 14, 2022