Staff Pharmacist

The Save Mart Companies - Merced, CA (30+ days ago)3.7


The Save Mart Companies operates stores throughout the Central Valley, San Francisco Bay Area, and Northern Nevada under the names of Save Mart, S-Mart Foods, Lucky, and FoodMaxx. Save Mart also owns three distribution centers and SMART Refrigerated Transport, a trucking firm that transports dry groceries, frozen foods, ice and novelties to all of Save Mart's stores. In addition to transporting Save Mart's merchandise, we also operate throughout the state as a "for hire carrier," transporting product for other companies as well.

Some of our competitive benefits include: exceptionally generous benefits package (Health, Dental, Vision, Life, 401K with matching), flexible schedule options, Foodie Friday events (great eats and games!) throughout the year, Employee Connection (earn fun and valuable prizes!), Life Long Learning – Educational opportunities, Employee Association (discounted and free tuition options, contests, and support services).

We are currently recruiting for the position of:
Staff Pharmacist

About the Position:
The Staff Pharmacist ensures that our customers’ needs are met and exceeded delivering remarkable customer service and providing customers with exceptional product knowledge, efficient service and a friendly attitude.

The Staff Pharmacist works under the direction of the Pharmacy Manager to assist in pharmacy operations by providing comprehensive pharmaceutical care through filling prescriptions, providing clinical services, and counseling patients. In addition, Staff Pharmacists are responsible for maintaining standards in the absence of the Pharmacy Manager and may be required to assume the essential responsibilities and duties.

Requirements:
Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy from ACPE approved College of Pharmacy.
Minimum 2 years of pharmacy experience preferred.
Must be available to work at multiple store locations, typically 1-3 different stores in close geographical location.
Must be licensed by the State Board of Pharmacy in state of work and complete 30 hours of continuing education every two years.
Possess a Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Certification through an accredited organization (i.e. APhA).
Possess and keep a current CPR certification.
Must have Hepatitis B Series or signed Declination Form on file.
Must be registered with Cures (PDMP) system for controlled substance monitoring.
Possess and keep a current BBP certification.
Must be available to work a variety of required retail hours.
Excellent communication, interpersonal, leadership/team building, customer service, training, organization, and administration (to include department financial) skills, pharmacy software, complete department product knowledge.
Knowledge of department operations and financials, applicable union contractual agreement language; must keep abreast of new items, changing laws and regulations and new pharmacy-related programs.
Ability to thrive in a retail store environment.
Pre-employment drug screen and background check required.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
Ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations (i.e. HIPAA).
Ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures.
Provides customers with a remarkable shopping experience by greeting and thanking customers in a prompt, courteous and friendly manner, answering questions, assisting with locating products, and ringing up purchases as needed.
Accurately and efficiently prepares compounds and dispenses prescriptions for customers according to legal requirements (includes product selection, counting and measuring drugs, capping and uncapping vials and bottles and labeling of prescriptions).
Advises customers regarding instructions for medications prescribed by physicians and recommend use of OTC (over the counter) medications.
Reports prescription incidents to the Director of Pharmacy.
Verifies that prescription is from a licensed prescriber.
Participate in administering immunizations to all patients that are eligible per our standing immunization protocol.
Provide Medication Therapy Management (MTM) services, as prescribed and required.
Communicates with Pharmacy Manager on progress and policies of pharmacy department.
Keeps accurate records of all prescriptions dispensed in pharmacy computer system.
May photocopy specific prescriptions for additional record keeping; gives all subpoenas and legal requests to the Pharmacy Manager; obtains written release from patient before providing records or information.
Controls pharmacy inventory, re-orders medications as necessary.
Ensures that the pharmacy meets all company pharmacy policies and government regulations regarding the safety of medication, delivery, and storage.
Keeps abreast of new items, changing laws and regulations and new pharmacy-related programs through participating in continuing education courses and reviewing pharmacy related literature.
Directs Pharmacy Technician, Interns or Clerks if Pharmacy Manager is not present.
Partners with Pharmacy Manager to promote the department, review department financial statements, expense control, labor scheduling, and other areas relevant to the business of pharmacy.
Performs Pharmacy Technician and Pharmacy Clerk functions as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Skills: Excellent communication, interpersonal, leadership/team building, customer service, training, organization, and administration (to include department financial) skills, pharmacy software, complete department product knowledge.

Knowledge of: Department operations and financials, applicable union contractual agreement language; must keep abreast of new items, changing laws and regulations and new pharmacy-related programs.

Education: Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy from ACPE approved College of Pharmacy.

Experience: 2 years of pharmacy experience preferred.

Physical: Basic store environment

Other: Must be available to work at multiple store locations, typically 1-3 different stores in close geographical location.

Does this sound like you? If it does, you have a lot to offer, and we in turn, have a lot to offer you! Some of our awesome benefits include: benefits package options which include Health, Dental, Vision, Life, 401K with matching, flexible schedule options, Foodie Friday events (great eats and games!) throughout the year, Employee Connection (earn fun and valuable prizes!), Life Long Learning – Educational opportunities, Employee Association (discounted and free tuition options, contests, and support services).

The Save Mart Comapnies is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we welcome resumes from individuals who will contribute to our diverse workforce.