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Pharmacy Assistant

Company Name: Fred Meyer
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt



Position Summary:

Assist pharmacists and customers. Role model and demonstrate the Company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of self and others.

Fred Meyer also requires that all associates perform all tasks in a safe manner consistent with corporate policies and state and federal laws.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Model "Customer 1st" behavior; deliver and encourage other associates to deliver excellent customer service
  • Greet customers, handle cash register transactions
  • Receive, check in, and stock pharmaceuticals
  • Sort, file, and retrieve pharmacy records
  • File filled prescriptions in pharmacy will call area
  • Maintain pharmacy equipment and work areas to Company standards
  • Hand out refills when requested by the pharmacist where no counseling is deemed necessary
  • Handle non-professional phone calls to or from:

o Patients requesting refills of a prescription by Rx number

o Physicians office requesting refill authorization

o Physicians office authorizing refill requests providing there are no changes in the prescription

o Calls related to price issues and pharmacy hours of operation

o Calls regarding the availability of goods and services

o Calls inquiring about the refill status or number of refills remaining

o Calls dealing with the ordering of drugs and supplies from wholesalers and distributors

  • Count pours, and label individual prescriptions under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist, as allowed by state law
  • Prepackage and label drugs for subsequent use in prescription dispensing operations under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist
  • Process refill requests, as allowed by state law
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Desired Previous Job Experience:

  • Knowledge of Fred Meyer policies, procedures, and organizational structure
  • Six months customer service experience
  • Six months Fred Meyer cashier experience
  • Six months pharmacy experience
  • 4,000 SPH ten-key by touch/sight
  • 40 WPM typing
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, PRX computer system
  • Related retail experience

Potential Career Path from this position:

  • Pharmacy Technician


Education Level: High School Diploma/GED Desired
Required Certifications/Licenses: Pharmacy Board License
Position Type: Part-Time 
Shift(s): Day; Evening

Regions: West


Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.

Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names.  At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®.  We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.


 Posting Notes:  WA || Renton || 17801 108Th Ave Se || 98055 || Fred Meyer || [[mfield2]] || Pharmacy || Employee || Non-Exempt || Part-Time || Pharmacy Board License 

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

Job Segment: Pharmacy, Healthcare, Part Time