Administers a process of dispensing of medication to patients pursuant to a valid prescription with the highest attention to accuracy and patient education. Responsible for the daily operations of the pharmacy department. Communicates with prescribers and offers counseling and assistance to patients with their health care concerns. Participates in patient centered services such as immunizations and MTM (Medication Therapy Management). Provides friendly, helpful, and efficient service to all Price Chopper customers.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Complies with all applicable federal, state laws, pharmacy regulations, and company policies. Prepares and dispenses of prescription medications, including maintenance of necessary records, accurate third party adjudication and patient charges, and inventory management. Counsels patients and medical providers regarding the nature and use of drugs, dosage, drug interactions, and side effects, as well as, monitors the health and progress of patients to ensure compliance and to optimize therapies. Participates in patient centered services including immunization, MTM, and wellness programs. Supervises personnel in the daily operation of the pharmacy department and holds them accountable for complying with regulatory and company polices. Provides guidance and training to pharmacy interns, technicians, and pharmacy associates during the course of work and monitors performance. Uses professional judgment in providing exemplary service with in the pharmacist's scope of practice. Participates in business development activities in the store and community. Participates in continuous quality improvement programs to ensure patient safety. Maintains a neat, clean, and organized workstation at all times. Maintains department facilities consistent with legal and company standards. Completes required continuing education programs as required by state law. Performs other related duties as assigned by management.
Licensed and registered Pharmacist in good standing within the state of practice. Immunization Certification or agreement by pharmacist to complete. Ability to communicate effectively: verbal, written and electronic. Strong decision-making skills. Strong leadership skills. Strong interpersonal skills. Good analytical skills. Ability to manage others. Ability to resolve customer issues quickly and creatively in order to improve customer satisfaction. Ability to assign, prioritize, and evaluate the work of others. Maintains professional appearance including dress code. General knowledge of pharmacy computer systems and automated dispensing systems. Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word. Must have a Valid Driver's License. Must be 21 years of age. Must submit to DL Monitoring. Some overnight hotel stays required. Demonstrate excellent communication skills. Demonstrate follow-through to achieve desired results and objectives.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
5 year Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy
OTHER PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Price Chopper/ Market 32 and the Golub Corporation does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, affection or sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, liability for military service, status as a veteran, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.
Nearest Major Market: Middletown
Nearest Secondary Market: Poughkeepsie