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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Burien


Pharmacy Assistant

Company Name: Fred Meyer
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Position Summary:

Assist pharmacists and customers. Role model and demonstrate the Company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of self and others.
Fred Meyer also requires that all associates perform all tasks in a safe manner consistent with corporate policies and state and federal laws.
Essential Job Functions:

Model "Customer 1st" behavior; deliver and encourage other associates to deliver excellent customer service
Greet customers, handle cash register transactions
Receive, check in, and stock pharmaceuticals
Sort, file, and retrieve pharmacy records
File filled prescriptions in pharmacy will call area
Maintain pharmacy equipment and work areas to Company standards
Hand out refills when requested by the pharmacist where no counseling is deemed necessary
Handle non-professional phone calls to or from:
o Patients requesting refills of a prescription by Rx number
o Physicians office requesting refill authorization
o Physicians office authorizing refill requests providing there are no changes in the prescription
o Calls related to price issues and pharmacy hours of operation
o Calls regarding the availability of goods and services
o Calls inquiring about the refill status or number of refills remaining
o Calls dealing with the ordering of drugs and supplies from wholesalers and distributors
Count pours, and label individual prescriptions under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist, as allowed by state law
Prepackage and label drugs for subsequent use in prescription dispensing operations under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist
Process refill requests, as allowed by state law
Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
Desired Previous Job Experience:

Knowledge of Fred Meyer policies, procedures, and organizational structure
Six months customer service experience
Six months Fred Meyer cashier experience
Six months pharmacy experience
4,000 SPH ten-key by touch/sight
40 WPM typing
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, PRX computer system
Related retail experience
Potential Career Path from this position:

Pharmacy Technician
Education Level: None
Required Certifications/Licenses: Pharmacy Technician Certification
Position Type: Part-Time 
Shift(s): Day; Evening
Regions: West

Jobs at Fred Meyer: Based in Portland, Oregon with over 130 stores throughout Oregon, Washington, Idaho & Alaska, Fred Meyer offers one-stop shopping with store employment opportunities in apparel, home, food, pharmacy and home electronics as well as opportunities in our division office in merchandise and product development, store operations, customer communications, public affairs, food and pharmacy.  We are always searching for individuals who share our passion for service, leadership, honesty and diversity. Whether you like working with people, numbers or ideas, you can find a home at Fred Meyer. And with stores and offices across the Pacific Northwest, we have opportunities for talented individuals if you prefer to be closer to the mountains, ocean, or city.
Company Overview
Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve customers in 2,782 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states.  Our Family of Companies also operates 2,268 pharmacies, 274 fine jewelry stores, 1,489 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States.  Kroger is dedicated to our Purpose: to Feed the Human Spirit™ by serving America through food inspiration and uplift and creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.
 Posting Notes:  WA || Burien || 14300 1St Ave S || 98168 || Fred Meyer || [[mfield2]] || Customer Service; Pharmacy || Employee || Non-Exempt || Part-Time || Pharmacy Technician Certification 

Nearest Major Market: Seattle

About the company

Kroger, one of the world’s largest retailers, employs more than 339,000 associates who serve customers in 2,425 supermarkets and multi-department stores in 31 states under two dozen local banner names including Kroger, City Market, Dillons, Jay C, Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer, Fry's, King Soopers, QFC, Ralphs and Smith's. The company also operates 789 convenience stores, 337 fine jewelry stores, 1,109 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food processing plants in the U.S. Kroger also operates over 80 “The Little Clinic” retail healthcare sites inside select Kroger, King Sooper and Fry’s stores.

Recognized by Forbes as the most generous company in America, Kroger supports hunger relief, breast cancer awareness, the military and their families, and more than 30,000 schools and grassroots organizations in the communities it serves. Kroger contributes food and funds equal to 160 million meals a year through more than 80 Feeding America food bank partners. For more information please visit

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