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Pharmacy Technician

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!


2022 Apple Orchard Ave - Grand Rapids, Michigan 49525

Job Description:

Position Summary:

This role is responsible to perform with accuracy and efficiency assistance to licensed pharmacists by providing medication and other healthcare products to patients. Assist with preparing prescribed medication to patients by counting tablets, labeling bottles, stocking products, providing customer service, utilizing the computer systems to maintain patient profiles and insurance claims, and checking out patients that ensures that the shift contributes to the financial interest of the store. Complete all other duties as assigned in a timely manner.

Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Stock and take inventory of medications (prescription and over the counter).

  • Notify Pharmacy Manager of supplies/products that need to be ordered.

  • Receive prescriptions/refills from patients.

  • Retrieve, count, pour, weigh, package and label products.

  • Maintain customer profiles and prepare insurance forms.

  • Accurately operate cash register, display cost of customer purchase, make change, cash checks, and issue receipt.

  • Have familiarity with all products carried in the department.

  • Maintain a clean, attractive and well stocked department.

  • Abide by HIPAA and all legal policies and procedures.

  • Any task delegated by pharmacist on duty other than final verification of prescriptions and patient counseling on medications.

  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • One (1) year prior customer service-oriented pharmacy related experience preferred. Must have the state appropriate registration or certification.

  • Ability to read, write, comprehend, and interpret documents.

  • Basic mathematical skills

  • Suggestive Selling/Knowledge of Products

  • Detail Oriented

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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