Pharmacist

Location: Niskayuna, NY (ShopRite of Niskayuna)

 

Job Summary:
To safely dispense medication pursuant to prescription orders and to provide attentive, knowledgeable and friendly service to all customers, while monitoring patient drug therapies.

Essential Job Functions:
The essential job functions of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • 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 work with a wide variety of fresh, dried and/or processed products, spices and powdered substances without negative allergic consequences.
  • Ability to tolerate moderate amounts of dust and chemical agents during routine housekeeping duties.
  • Complies 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.
  • Must complete all HIPAA and Pharmacy compliance required training modules.
  • Must exhibit the utmost professionalism and confidentiality when dealing with patients and their health information.
  • Meet all work schedules and comply with all time and attendance policies.

Job Responsibilities:
The job responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Maintain a clean, neat organized and safe work environment.
  • Maintain Department sanitation and QA standards by cleaning and sanitizing all work surfaces, utensils and equipment.  Keep floor clear of debris and spills.
  • 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.
  • Greet pharmacy patients and provide accurate and up to date information on prescription, over- the- counter and other health issues as requested by pharmacy patrons.
  • 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  • Maintain records for controlled substances, removing outdated and damaged drugs.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.
  • Complete all applicable department training programs.
  • Adhere to all Federal, State and Local regulations as they pertain to the Pharmacy operation.
  • Utilize and maintain equipment as required by department; report any equipment problems immediately.
  • Complete all applicable department training programs.
  • Comply with all ShopRite Service Priorities
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

NOTE: ASSOCIATES MUST BE 18 YEARS OR OLDER TO OPERATE BALERS, HI-LO’S, POWER JACKS AND SLICING MACHINES.

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.

Department:            Pharmacy
Supervised by:        Store Manager, Pharmacist - In - Charge

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