Hy-Vee Food Stores Fulfillment Center - Pharmacy Intern - Part Time in Des Moines, Iowa

HY-VEE, INC.

5820 Westown Parkway

West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

JOB TITLE:

Fulfillment Center Pharmacy Intern

DEPARTMENT:

Pharmacy

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF JOB DUTIES:

Provides prompt, efficient and friendly customer service. Fills prescriptions in accordance with all state and federal statutes and regulations under supervision of registered pharmacist.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

Accountable and Reports to (Job Title): AVP Pharmacy Services, Pharmacy Manager, Pharmacy Supervisor, Staff Pharmacist

Positions that Report to you (Job Title): None

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Fills prescriptions.

  • Provides prompt and efficient service.

  • Assists with inventory control, maintaining inventory levels by ordering and stocking merchandise, checking invoices, and entering inventory information into the computer.

  • Logs invoices as necessary.

  • Works with co-workers as a team to ensure strict adherence to standard operating procedures and facility policies.

  • Prepares prescriptions to be mailed or delivered.

  • Reports any medication errors to appropriate personnel.

  • Prepares and affixes labels to prescription containers.

  • Assists in training employees.

  • Assists with monthly inventory.

  • Follows security and regulatory procedures including Quality Assurance Programs.

  • Maintains cleanliness of pharmacy and dispensing area.

  • Maintains a professional appearance.

  • Adheres to company policies.

  • Reports to work when scheduled and on time.

SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

(These are considered occasional in nature)

  • Assists in other areas of the store as needed.

  • Performs other job related duties and special projects as required.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

None

SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM JOB:

• Must have the ability to do logical or scientific thinking to solve problems; several abstract and concrete variables.

• Have the ability to do arithmetic calculations involving arithmetic, algebraic and geometric calculations.

• Must be able to compose original correspondence; follow technical manuals; have increased contact with people; interview counsel or advise people; evaluate technical data.

Ÿ Must be able to physically exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, 10 pounds of force frequently, and a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

• Visual requirements include clarity of vision at distances of more than 20 inches and less than 20 feet, and field of vision.

• The following physical activity is necessary to perform this job: Fingering, grasping, feeling, repetitive motions, talking, hearing, lifting, stooping, and reaching.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Frequent exposure to noise on a daily basis. This position frequently involves a fast work pace in a retail store setting. Must be able to handle multiple tasks (filling scripts, answering telephone, waiting on customers, etc.) every day. There is an occasional exposure to dangerous chemicals/solvents.

EQUIPMENT USED TO PERFORM JOB:

PC with pharmacy software and printer, Parata Express, Gladiator Hand-held unit, pharmacy balance, scanner, calculator, telephone, fax, and copier.

CONFIDENTIALITY:

Maintains the confidentiality of the customer's private medical information according to the HIPAA act. Maintains the confidentiality of prescription drug pricing and costs.

FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY:

Is fully responsible for company assets including prescription inventory, third party accounts receivable, pharmacy computer and software, and pharmacy fixtures.

CONTACTS:

Has daily contact with customers, general public, and suppliers/vendors, and pharmacy operations support staff. Has occasional contact with community or trade/professional organizations and federal/state governmental or regulatory agencies.

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED TO PERFORM JOB:

Enrolled in accredited college of pharmacy and registered with State Pharmacy Board as an intern.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM JOB:

Six months or less of similar or related work experience.