ShopRite - Pharmacist

ShopRite Markets Hackensack, NJ
We are living our Purpose - To Care Deeply about People, Helping them to Eat Well and Be Happy. This Purpose guides everything we do and is why we are in business. We are using our service priorities - Safety, Friendliness, Presentation, and Efficiency to help us make decisions at work every day and are critical to the success of our business goals.

Job Summary:

To deliver a great customer experience while safely dispensing medication pursuant to prescription orders and to provide attentive, knowledgeable and friendly service to all customers, while monitoring patient drug therapies.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

The minimum required qualifications for this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

* Possess current Pharmacist license and registration

* Ability to proficiently read, write, speak, analyze, interpret, and understand the English language.

* Ability to perform mathematical functions.

* Ability to stand/walk for the duration of a scheduled shift.

* Ability to stand, bend, twist, reach, push, pull and regularly lift 25 lbs., and occasionally lift 50 lbs.

* Ability to work in varying temperatures.

* Ability to tolerate dust and chemical agents during routine housekeeping duties.

* Ability to interact with Customers in a friendly and helpful way.

* Ability to work cooperatively with others.

* Ability to work all assigned work schedules and comply with all time and attendance policies.

Essential Job Functions:

Performance of the essential functions of this position require the Associate to possess the minimum qualifications listed above. These functions include, but are not limited to, the following:

* Greet all Customers and provide them with prompt, courteous service and assistance while providing accurate and up to date information on prescription, over-the-counter and other health issues as requested.

* Order product and maintain department inventory.

* Maintain records for controlled substances, removing outdated and damaged drugs.

* Maintain current registration as well pharmacological knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications and participating in professional societies.

* Comply with State and Federal drug laws as regulated by the State Board of Pharmacy, HIPAA, the Drug Enforcement Agency and the Food and Drug Administration.

* Dispense medications in an accurate and efficient manner while following Company policy and government regulations.

* Control medications by monitoring drug therapies and advising interventions.

* Organize and direct technicians' work flow, verifying preparation and labeling of pharmaceuticals and order entries.

* Maintain a clean, neat organized and safe work environment.

* Regularly lift, pull, push and rotate merchandise that weights 25 lbs. and that occasionally weights up to 50 lbs.

* Must complete all HIPAA and Pharmacy compliance required training modules.

* Stand at work station for duration of scheduled shift, which may exceed 8 hours per day.

* Check prices and be knowledgeable about location of items in the store.

* Promote for sale any current charitable promotions to Customers.

* Understand and adhere to Company shrink guidelines as relates to departmental operations.

* Exhibit the utmost professionalism and confidentiality when dealing with patients and their health information.

* Clean and sanitize all work surfaces, utensils and equipment in accordance with Department of Sanitation and QA standards.

* Keep floor clear of debris and spills.

* Perform duties in accordance with the Company's HAZCOM program and adhere to manufacturer's label instructions for the safe and proper use of all chemical products.

* Perform all duties in accordance with Local, State and Federal regulations as they pertain to the Pharmacy operation.

* Perform all duties in accordance with Company rules, policies, safety requirements, and security standards and all Local, State and Federal health and civil code regulations.

* Utilize and maintain equipment as required by department; report any equipment problems immediately.

* Complete all applicable department training programs.

* Perform all duties in accordance with all ShopRite Service Priorities (Safety, Friendliness, Presentation, and Efficiency).

* Maintain punctual and regular attendance.

* Work overtime as assigned.

* Work cooperatively with others.

* Must be 18 years or older to operate balers, hi-lo's, power jacks, and slicing machines.

* Perform other duties as assigned.

Important Disclaimer Notice:

The above statements are only intended to represent the essential job functions and general nature of the work being performed and are not exhaustive of the tasks that an Associate may be required to perform. The employer reserves the right to revise this job description at any time and to require Associates to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of its business, competitive considerations, or the work environment change. This job description is not a guarantee of employment.