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Pharmacist

At SpartanNash, we deliver the ingredients for a better life through customer-focused innovation. We do this for our supply chain customers and U.S. military commissaries, retail store guests and, most importantly, our Associates. In fact, we see a day when each will say, “I can’t live without them.”

Our SpartanNash family of Associates is 17,000 strong, ranging from bakery managers to order selectors; from IT developers to vice presidents of finance; from HR Business Partners to export specialists. Each of them plays an integral role in SpartanNash’s People First culture, Operational Excellence and Insights that Drive Solutions. Ready to contribute to the success of our food solutions company? Apply now!

Location:

615 Main Street - Red Wing, Minnesota 55066

Job Description:

Position Summary:

This role is responsible for the efficient, ethical and lawful compounding and dispensing of prescription pharmaceuticals. Advises customers on the use and storage of prescription and non prescription drugs. Orders and maintains supply of pharmaceutical stock. Oversee pharmacy technicians as needed.

Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Receive prescription and refill requests from customers and/or clinics and fill prescriptions requests efficiently and accurately and in a professional and courteous manner.

  • Dispense medications as prescribed; oversee and ensure accurate retrieving, counting, pouring, weighing, mixing, packaging and/or labeling of products.

  • Provide medication counsel and advise customers on both prescription and over-the-counter medications regarding use, dosage, drug interactions/side effects, storage, etc.

  • Responsible to order, stock, check inventory, and perform cycle counts in the pharmacy, for both prescription and over-the-counter items and maintain familiarity of department products.

  • Review and validate received orders for amount, quality, count or weight, condition and ensure all products are stored in appropriate areas.

  • Ensure all out dated/damaged products are handled per established guidelines.

  • Maintain Pharmacy records to include, but not limited to, customer profiles, insurance forms, pharmacy record/POS systems, inventories, control records and registries (i.e., poisons, narcotics, controlled substances, etc.)

  • Lead and/or oversee pharmacy technicians and/or pharmacy interns as needed to ensure efficient and accurate service is provided.

  • Communicate with the Pharmacy Manager about any potential concerns.

  • Maintain a clean and well-stocked department; ensure the department complies with Company standards.

  • Maintain and implement pharmacy programs (i.e. security measures, immunizations and other clinical programs) accordingly.

  • May be responsible to provide clinical care services as assigned.

  • Maintain current knowledge of legal regulations, industry trends and best Pharmacy practices; make recommendations to improve current programs and processes and to ensure company legal compliance/ Comply with all applicable federal and state regulations.

  • Understand and communicate Company service and loyalty programs and model high standards of service to achieve a customer oriented store.

  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's Degree (Required) in Pharmacy or related field required. Doctorate degree in Pharmacy preferred.

  • Three years experience in pharmaceutical department.

  • Pharmacy License (in good standing) required in the state of operation.

  • Immunization Certification preferred.

  • Strong knowledge of HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules, pharmacy laws, rules, and guidelines.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; strong customer service skills, Strong multi-tasking, organization, attention to detail and problem-solving skills.

  • Good leadership abilities with capability to work in a hands-on environment.

  • Successfully completes required continuing education hours and maintains Pharmacy License in good standing.

  • Working knowledge of perpetual inventory procedures.

  • Proficient in Word and Excel.

  • Bilingual skills helpful based on demographic region.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

May be required to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds frequently, and up to 50 pounds occasionally. The associate is required to stand and walk for extended periods of time and may bend, stoop, twist and turn frequently. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is subject to a typical retail store environment (varied temperatures) and is exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. Travel requirements vary by assignment.

As part of our People First culture, SpartanNash is proud to offer a robust and competitive Total Rewards benefits package.

SpartanNash is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and veteran, that celebrates diversity and believes employing a diverse workforce is key to our success. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all individuals.

We are not able to sponsor work visas for this position.

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