Walgreens FLOAT PHARMACIST in ASTORIA, New York
"SUMMARY Rite Aid -- now Walgreens Store # 10567
The primary purpose of this position is to assist customers with their health care needs by filling prescriptions and providing excellent customer service and assisting with supervising Pharmacy associates. Frequent independent judgments are essential. The incumbent is also required to perform all tasks in a safe manner consistent with corporate policies and state and federal laws.
· Ensure the accuracy and appropriateness of all prescriptions filled by completing Drug Utilization · Review and Final Quality Assurance, applicable to state and federal Board of Pharmacy regulations. · Build profitable business and script growth through recommended clinical programs including appropriate immunization and when available MTM (Medication Therapy Management), DCS (Diabetes Care Specialist), and all ongoing other programs as identified. · Provide excellent customer service by assisting customers with medical-related issues and providing healthcare counseling. · Supervise the work completed by Pharmacy Technicians and support staff while on duty. · Assist Pharmacy Manager to train, coach, and manage Pharmacy associates. · Assume management responsibility over the entire pharmacy in the absence of the Pharmacy Manager. · Maintain appropriate security of the Pharmacy department. · Comply with all federal and state laws and regulations. · Handle and resolve customer issues, complaints and questions to build customer trust and loyalty. · Interact with physicians and utilize reference material to gain information on customers and prescriptions and to resolve any issues that arise. · Assist with maintaining the Pharmacy department by keeping it clean and in order. · Prioritize Pharmacy Department tasks and follow through to ensure all tasks are completed in a timely manner. Including, but not limited, to cycle counts, inventory management and will-calls to customers. *All duties described in this document are to be performed in keeping with the core values and service attributes consistent with the Rite Aid brand and strategy.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
· Minimum age of 18 to meet education and experience requirements. · Ability to pass drug test. · Ability to preserve confidentiality of information. · Ability to work weekends and extended days on a frequent basis. · Ability to work day, evening, and/or night shift. · Accuracy and attention to detail. · Ability to organize and prioritize a variety of tasks/projects. · Familiarity with industry/technical terms and processes. · Ability to work within strict time frames and resolute deadlines. · Bachelor's degree (BS), Doctoral degree (PHARM.D.), or equivalent in Pharmacy, and Immunization Certification through an accredited organization (i.e. APhA) "
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