Staff Pharmacist - Store 58 (Tucson) 11-21
Frys - Tucson, AZ

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To effectively assist in directing the activities of all Pharmacy employees; to assist in achieving the sales and profit goals established for the department as well as to provide the highest standards of customer service and counseling to the store’s customers; to ensure that the work shift contributes to the best financial interests of the store.

Essential Functions:
Observe all store rules and company policies.
Adhere to all local, state and federal health and civil code regulations.
Ensure favorable department image to customers by maintaining a clean, attractive and friendly department.
Develop a feeling of responsibility for customer’s welfare, makes sure prescription is right for them.
Maintain proper knowledge of medications (proper dosage, intervals, side effects, etc.) and pass important information on to customers.
Recognize company insurance programs.
Fill prescriptions accurately and double-check all prescriptions to avoid mistakes.
Follow the ‘Flow System’ when filling prescriptions.
Assist Technicians to call customer’s doctors concerning re-fills.
Verify that computer files are backed up daily, by store systems.
Input data accurately into the pharmacy system.
Adhere to all state and federal guidelines concerning restrictions on drug and procedures.
Understand yearly licensing procedure for state and send application to board of Pharmacy to be processed.
Perform other duties as assigned or directed.
Inventory Control
Follow approved procedures for receiving product, price marking, and restocking to ensure quality protection, accuracy and product rotation.
Check and verify deliveries to ensure that items listed on vendor invoices are all delivered. Check products for quality, count, and condition.
Take products to storage areas.
Handle damaged and spoiled products according to company policy and assist in controlling the level of damaged goods.
Ensure that all department personnel accurately record markups and markdowns, in-store use of merchandise, and bad merchandise/spoilage write-offs in accordance with company policies.
Use correct pricing as determined by gross margin calculations established for the department.
Keep perishable merchandise rotated in accordance with store policy and product code dates and pull out of code merchandise.
Maintains inventory logs in accordance with DEA Guidelines.
Adhere to company policy pertaining to excessive cash in registers and request cash pickups in accordance with such policy.
Take action to control shrinkage and pilferage loses. Observe security standards by staying alert and being aware of customer and employee actions and behavior. Report to management any abnormal behavior.
Ensure that all department registers and equipment have been secured prior to personnel leaving such equipment unattended.
Ensure Pharmacy is secure at all times in accordance with company and federal guidelines.
Protect company assets at all times.
Keep individual payment receipt with you during breaks and lunch periods.
Maintenance and Safety
Comply with safety policies and procedures and ensure that all department personnel do also.
Maintain general housekeeping and sanitation standards in compliance with store policy and state and local health regulations on a regular, ongoing basis.
Ensure that all department equipment is correctly used and maintained in good working order.
Immediately advise Rx manager or store manager of any maintenance or equipment problems.
Tools and Equipment Used
Computer, printer, register, telephone, vials, bottles, caps, graduates, labels, and scales, medications-drugs and medical supplies, fax/copy machine.
Work Surface/ Environment
Counters, tile/carpet mats-floors.
Indoors with a moderate temperatures and lighting.
Other Job Demands
Basic math
Reading, speaking and writing English

Some of the Behaviors needed to successfully perform this position are:

Leadership Behaviors:
Puts the Customer First - Anticipates customer needs, champions for the customer, acts with customers in mind, exceeds customers’ expectations, gains customers’ trust and respect.
Communicates effectively and candidly - Communicates clearly and directly, approachable, relates well to others, engages people and helps them understand change, provides and seeks feedback, articulates clearly, actively listens.
Achieves results through teamwork – Is open to diverse ideas, works inclusively and collaboratively, holds self and others accountable, involves others to accomplish individual and team goals.
Leads through positive influence – Demonstrates strong character; builds partnerships; models a conscious balance between work and personal life; takes personal responsibility for own development; role models leadership qualities such as motivation, inspiration, passion and trust.
Coaches and develops others - Develops and cares about associates, builds effective teams, helps people be their best, values and manages diversity, provides candid and constructive feedback.
Leads change and innovation - Challenges the status quo, embraces technology, puts forward creative ideas, champions and implements process improvements, gathers the ideas of others, demonstrates good judgment about which ideas will work.
Executes with excellence - Is action oriented, drives for results, sets clear expectations and milestones, reviews progress, acts decisively, solves problems, can be counted on to consistently meet or exceed goals.
Provides clear and strategic direction - Plans and organizes well, sets a clear and simple course of action, stays focused on the most important priorities, has the ability to visualize and plan for the future, understands the industry and marketplace.
Safety Awareness -Identifying and correcting conditions that affect employee safety; upholding safety standards.

Minimum Position Qualifications:
Minimum BS in Pharmacy from accredited college.
Board of Pharmacy license.

Desired Previous Job Experience:
Three years in retail pharmacy preferred.
Management experience preferred.

Potential Career Path from this Position:
Pharmacy Manager

To Apply:
Current Associates: Submit your interest through the Kroger Career Opportunities web site on the Fry’s intranet (see management for instructions if needed). Your interest must be followed by your written “Associate Advancement Opportunity Form" with your Store Manager’s signature. Application and interest must be received by Wednesday, November 21st, 2012 by 4:00 p.m.

Your application can be faxed to Employment at (623) 936-2295. Please complete your application thoroughly, as it will be used as a screening tool to determine who will receive an interview. All candidates may not be interviewed.

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