Price Chopper Staff Pharmacist Canton, NY in Canton, New York

Administers a process of dispensing of medication to patients pursuant to a valid prescription with the highest attention to accuracy and patient education. Responsible for the daily operations of the pharmacy department. Communicates with prescribers and offers counseling and assistance to patients with their health care concerns. Participates in patient centered services such as immunizations and MTM (Medication Therapy Management). Provides friendly, helpful, and efficient service to all Price Chopper customers.

  • Complies with all applicable federal, state laws, pharmacy regulations, and company policies.

  • Prepares and dispenses of prescription medications, including maintenance of necessary records, accurate third party adjudication and patient charges, and inventory management.

  • Counsels patients and medical providers regarding the nature and use of drugs, dosage, drug interactions, and side effects, as well as, monitors the health and progress of patients to ensure compliance and to optimize therapies.

  • Participates in patient centered services including immunization, MTM, and wellness programs.

  • Supervises personnel in the daily operation of the pharmacy department and holds them accountable for complying with regulatory and company polices.

  • Provides guidance and training to pharmacy interns, technicians, and pharmacy associates during the course of work and monitors performance.

  • Uses professional judgment in providing exemplary service with in the pharmacist’s scope of practice.

  • Participates in business development activities in the store and community.

  • Participates in continuous quality improvement programs to ensure patient safety.

  • Maintains a neat, clean, and organized workstation at all times. Maintains department facilities consistent with legal and company standards.

  • Completes required continuing education programs as required by state law.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.

5 year Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy

Licensed and registered Pharmacist in good standing within the state of practice

Immunization Certification

  • Ability to communicate effectively: verbal, written and electronic

  • Strong decision-making skills

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Good analytical skills

  • Ability to manage others

  • Ability to resolve customer issues quickly and creatively in order to improve customer satisfaction

  • Ability to assign, prioritize, and evaluate the work of others

  • Maintains professional appearance including dress code

  • General knowledge of pharmacy computer systems and automated dispensing systems

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word

Demonstrate excellent communication skills

Demonstrate follow-through to achieve desired results and objectives

Physical Demand

Constant

5-8 Hours

Frequent

3-5 Hours

Occasional

1-3 Hours

Minimal –None

0-1 Hours

Exposure to Hot Environment

X

Exposure to Cold Environment

X

Stand

X

Sit

X

Walk

X

Grasping - Left / Right Hands

X

Bending

X

Twisting

X

Pivoting

X

Squatting / Kneeling

X

Pushing / Pulling

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25 lbs

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Lifting

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25 lbs

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Driving

ID: 2018-25881

External Company URL: http://www.pricechopper.com/careers

Street: 111 E Main St