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Pharmacy Intern

Department: FRYS Pharmacy
Post End Date: 08/31/2021
Position Type: Intern
Position Reports To: Pharmacy Manager or Pharmacist on Duty/Store Management/Pharmacy Coordinator
Position Supervises: N/A
Pay Level:
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt



Position Summary:

To effectively assist in directing the activities of all Pharmacy associates while providing high quality, patient-centered pharmacy services. Create an outstanding patient experience through exceptional service and patient care. Establish and maintain a safe and clean environment that encourages our patients to return. Achieve sales and profit goals established for the department, and monitor and control all established quality assurance standards. Embrace the Customer 1st strategy and encourage associates to deliver excellent customer service. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:

· Assist in the delivery of safe and accurate pharmacy services

  • Promote trust and respect among associates
  • Display a positive attitude
  • Communicate company, department, and job specific information to associates
  • Collaborate with associates and promote teamwork to help achieve company/store goals
  • Adhere to all local, state and federal laws, and company guidelines
  • Fill prescriptions accurately and follow all accuracy protocols to avoid mistakes
  • Ensure compliance with all state, county and local weights and measures laws and labeling requirements
  • Constantly maintain and uphold principles of patient care while providing superior customer service
  • Develop a system for keeping knowledge current so as to continually deliver up to date/accurate information in the provision of pharmacy service
  • Recognize company insurance programs and stay within plan parameters as outlined
  • Assist technicians with calling customer's doctors concerning re-fills, when needed
  • Input data accurately into the pharmacy system
  • Adhere to all state and federal guidelines pertaining to the practice of Pharmacy
  • Understand yearly licensing procedure for State and send application to Board of Pharmacy to be processed
  • Administer vaccinations following applicable State of Arizona Regulations
  • Adhere to all HIPAA Regulations and uphold Patient Privacy rules
  • Assist in monitoring and controlling expenses for the department
  • Maintain an awareness of inventory/stocking conditions; note any discrepancies in inventory
  • Reinforce safety programs by complying with safety procedures and identify unsafe conditions and notify store management
  • Practice preventive maintenance by properly inspecting equipment and notify appropriate department or store manager of any items in need of repair
  • Notify management of customer or employee accidents
  • Report all safety risks, or issues, and illegal activity, including: robbery, theft or fraud
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Has obtained a degree from or is obtaining a degree from and accredited college of Pharmacy
  • Arizona State Board of Pharmacy license in current/good standing

Desired Previous Job Experience

  • Retail pharmacy preferred


Leadership Behaviors: Achieves Results through Teamwork, Coaches and Develops Others, Communicates Effectively and Candidly, Executes with Excellence, Leads Change and Innovation, Leads through Positive Influence, Provides Clear and Strategic Direction, Puts the Customer First. For more information on the Kroger Leadership Behavior model, click here.

Education Level: Pharmacy Degree (BS-Pharmacy/PharmD) Required
Required Travel: None
Required Certifications/Licenses: Pharmacy Board License

Regions: West






Nearest Major Market: Tucson

Job Segment: Pharmacy, Intern, Patient Care, QA, Quality Assurance, Healthcare, Entry Level, Technology, Quality

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