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Staff Pharmacist

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

Prepare and dispense prescribed medications, drugs, and other pharmaceuticals for patient care, according to professional standards and state and federal legal requirements. 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
Review prescriptions issued by Health Care Providers to confirm accuracy and determine formulas and ingredients needed
Prepare medications, using standard formulas and processes, such as weighing, measuring, and mixing ingredients
Verify new medication against existing medication and patient profile to verify that there are no drug-drug or drug-disease interactions prior to filling prescription
Direct pharmacy associates engaged in mixing, packaging, and labeling pharmaceuticals
Verify the work of the Pharmacy Technicians and Pharmacy Assistants, including accuracy of all prescriptions filled
Provide information to pharmacy customers regarding drug interactions, side effects, dosage, and storage of pharmaceuticals
Maintain established procedures concerning quality assurance, security of controlled substances, and disposal of hazardous waste drugs
Maintain pharmacy files and inventory
Create and maintain purchase orders for medication
Open and close department
Perform Person in Charge (PIC) duties
Promote and follow Company initiatives
Administer immunizations as allowed by the state boards of pharmacy
Supervise and coach pharmacy technicians and pharmacy assistants in the performance of their duties
All store management work with associates to manage all common associate areas (i.e. break rooms and training areas) to make sure they are inviting in appearance and reflect "Our People Are Great"
Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provide feedback to direct reports
Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
Minimum Position Qualifications:

Licensed Pharmacist holding either a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D) or Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy
Minimum 21 years of age (travels for business purposes)
Ability to pass drug test
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work weekends on a regular basis
Ability to travel independently on an occasional basis
Maintain confidentiality
Accuracy/attention to detail
Ability to organize/prioritize tasks/projects
Familiarity with industry/technical terms/processes
Ability to work within set time frames/fixed deadlines
Ability to continue education
Valid driver's license
Valid CPR/first aid certification
Valid annual BBP training
Hepatits B documentation
Valid State Board of Pharmacy license from state of employment
APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Certificate or equivalent
Desired Previous Job Experience:

Knowledge of Fred Meyer policies, procedures, and organizational structure
Six months customer service experience
Related retail experience
Education Level: Pharmacy Degree (BS-Pharmacy/PharmD) Required
Required Certifications/Licenses: Driver's License; Pharmacy Board License
Position Type: Full-Time 
Shift(s): [[mfield4]]
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

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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