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Requirements

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

Description

Pharmacy Technician

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
Check in/stock pharmaceuticals
Maintain pharmacy records
File filled prescriptions in pharmacy will call area
Maintain pharmacy equipment and work areas
Hand out refills when requested by the pharmacist
Handle non-professional phone calls, including:
Patients requesting refills of a prescription by Rx number
Physician's office requesting refill authorization
Physician's office authorizing refill requests providing there are no changes in the prescription
Calls related to price issues and pharmacy hours of operation
Calls regarding the availability of goods and services
Calls inquiring about the refill status or number of refills remaining
Calls dealing with the ordering of drugs and supplies from wholesalers and distributors
Count pours and label prescriptions under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist
Prepackage and label drugs for subsequent use under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist
Process refill requests
Enter prescription data into the pharmacy computer system after receiving a request for a refill or a hard copy of a new prescription
Review the patient profile to retrieve information as directed by a licensed pharmacist
Handle unit dose packaging/blister packaging under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist
Handle calls to and from the physician's office dealing with profile information where no interpretation is required (i.e., quantity, date of fill, price)
Reconstitute/restore medication previously altered for preservation and storage (accuracy checked and initialed by licensed pharmacist)
File prescriptions and assist in 24 hour post-prescription audits
Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
Minimum Position Qualifications:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) plus a minimum of one year pharmacy experience; or combination of relevant education and experience
Minimum 18 years of age
Ability to pass drug test
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work weekends on a regular basis, work any shift and work overtime as needed
Maintain confidentiality
Accuracy/attention to detail
Ability to organize/prioritize tasks/projects
Familiarity with industry/technical terms and processes
Ability to work within set time frames
Ability to continue education
Pharmacy Technician Certificate or state license, if required by state of employment (i.e. WA, OR)
Desired Previous Job Experience:

Knowledge of Fred Meyer policies, procedures, and organizational structure
One year customer service experience
4,000 SPH ten-key
40 WPM typing
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, PRX computer system
 

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

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 Kroger.com.

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