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Pharmacy Technician

Company: Fred Meyer
Location: Albany
Posted on: May 2, 2021

Job Description:

Company Name:Fred MeyerPosition Type:EmployeeFLSA Status:Non-ExemptPosition 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 serviceGreet customers, handle cash register transactionsCheck in/stock pharmaceuticalsMaintain pharmacy recordsFile filled prescriptions in pharmacy will call areaMaintain pharmacy equipment and work areasHand out refills when requested by the pharmacistHandle non-professional phone calls, including:Patients requesting refills of a prescription by Rx numberPhysician's office requesting refill authorizationPhysician's office authorizing refill requests providing there are no changes in the prescriptionCalls related to price issues and pharmacy hours of operationCalls regarding the availability of goods and servicesCalls inquiring about the refill status or number of refills remainingCalls dealing with the ordering of drugs and supplies from wholesalers and distributorsCount pours and label prescriptions under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacistPrepackage and label drugs for subsequent use under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacistProcess refill requestsEnter prescription data into the pharmacy computer system after receiving a request for a refill or a hard copy of a new prescriptionReview the patient profile to retrieve information as directed by a licensed pharmacistHandle unit dose packaging/blister packaging under the supervision of a licensed pharmacistHandle 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 auditsMust be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodationMinimum Position Qualifications:High school diploma or general education degree (GED) plus a minimum of one year pharmacy experience; or combination of relevant education and experienceMinimum 18 years of ageAbility to pass drug testAbility to work in a fast-paced environmentAbility to work weekends on a regular basis, work any shift and work overtime as neededMaintain confidentialityAccuracy/attention to detailAbility to organize/prioritize tasks/projectsFamiliarity with industry/technical terms and processesAbility to work within set time framesAbility to continue educationPharmacy 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 structureOne year customer service experience4,000 SPH ten-key40 WPM typingProficient with Microsoft Office Suite, PRX computer systemEducation Level:NoneRequired Certifications/Licenses:Pharmacy Board LicensePosition Type:Part-TimeShift(s):Day; EveningRegions:WestStates: OregonKeywords: 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 over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names . At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone--- and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit--. We are committed to 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.

Keywords: Fred Meyer, Albany , Pharmacy Technician, Professions , Albany, Oregon

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