A Pharmacist serves as a representative of the Pharmacy Service in a variety of positions throughout the Medical Center. The practice of Pharmacy consists of direct and indirect patient care, drug therapy monitoring, and patient education. A Pharmacist is specially prepared by education and experience (i.e., license, continuing education, etc.) to skillfully apply a knowledge of pharmacology and therapeutics in the clinical management of patients.
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.