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Pharmacist (Floater)

Company: Rite Aid
Location: Port Allegany
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Excited to grow your career?

We value our talented employees, and whenever possible strive to help one of our associates grow professionally before recruiting new talent to our open positions. If you think the open position you see is right for you, we encourage you to apply!

If you want to make a difference, Rite Aid is the right place.

While Rite Aid is big, it still feels small - you and your work are never lost in the crowd. You know the leaders, and they recognize your impact. Teams are tightly knit and agile. Small groups, courageous enough to meet our goals in new ways. You can take your work, your team, or your business to the next level without being slowed down by a ton of process or layers of approval. For anyone with intent to grow, you can reinvent yourself in a new role or take on a new challenge while helping us reinvent Rite Aid and innovate our industry.
Wherever you work in the Rite Aid family, your diverse perspectives and fierce commitment enable us to deliver on the promise of 'whole health for life' for communities around our country.
And that makes the biggest difference of all.

Job Summary
The primary purpose of this position is assisting customers with their health care needs and maximizing health outcomes by filling prescriptions, providing clinical services, advising on therapies, providing excellent customer service, and supervising pharmacy associates. Frequent independent judgments are essential. The incumbent is also required to perform all tasks in a safe manner consistent with Rite Aid policies and state and federal laws.

The incumbent is also required to perform all tasks in observance of Rite Aid's brand and strategy and adhere to our core values and service attributes.



% of Time Spent

  • Engage customers seeking guidance on pharmacological and non-pharmacological options for health condition management using provided clinical tools, and delivering information based on customer-preferred communication method. 15%
    • Provide clinical pharmacy services based on state regulations, including, but not limited to, adherence support, immunizations, medication therapy management (MTM), point-of-care testing (POCT), diagnostic testing, and prescriptive authority to improve patient therapeutic outcomes. 15%
      • Leveraging products and services to benefit the customer and build profitable retail business and script growth. 15%
        • Ensure the accuracy and appropriateness of all prescriptions filled, by completing Drug Utilization Review and Final Quality Assurance, applicable to DEA, State and Federal Board of Pharmacy regulations. 15%
          • Provide appropriate patient care with in-person, telephonic or digital means, collaborating with providers and patient care teams focused on patient health, and wellness outcomes. 10%
            • Assist Pharmacy Manager with the supervision of the pharmacy by providing leadership to the pharmacy associates and supervise the completion of their training, provide coaching, and performance feedback. 10%
              • Handle and resolve customer issues to ensure customer satisfaction. 5%
                • Complete company required certifications, education and training. These requirements include but are not limited to Whole Being Health including traditional medicine and holistic wellness and alternative therapies, support for clinical service activities, training for regulatory requirements. 5%
                  • Maintain appropriate security of the Pharmacy department. 5%
                    • Ensure that Standard Work is followed for performing activities or processes. Standard work documentation contains instructions, useful graphics, and must be followed to ensure that work is done consistently no matter who does it.


                      EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

                      Education Level

                      Area of Specialization (Marketing, Finance, Pharmacy, Engineering/IT, etc)

                      Required or Preferred

                      Bachelor Degree BS In Pharmacy Required

                      Doctorate Pharm.D. Preferred




                      Required or Preferred

                      Pharmacist License in the state practicing pharmacy Required

                      Immunization Certification


                      Immunization License in the state practicing pharmacy, if required by state regulations


                      CPR Certification



                      Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

                      Required or Preferred

                      Building Customer Relationships: Ensuring the customer's internal or external needs are met.

                      Valuing Differences: Working effectively with individuals of diverse cultures, interpersonal styles, abilities, motivations, or backgrounds.

                      Driving Innovation: Creating an environment that inspires people to generate novel solutions with measurable value for customers.

                      Building Talent: Planning and supporting the development of individuals' knowledge, skills, and abilities so they can fulfill job responsibilities effectively.

                      Customer Focus: Ensuring that customer's perspective is a driving force behind strategic priorities, business decisions, org process and individual activities.

                      Adaptability: Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjusting to change by exploring the benefits.

                      Stress Tolerance: Maintaining stable performance under pressure or opposition; handling stress in a manner that is acceptable to others and to the organization.

                      Pharmacist License - In the state of original licensure, in addition to reciprocity in states of application
                      Fair Chance Act

                      Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

                      Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

                      Pursuant to the California Fair Chance Act, we will consider qualified applicants with a criminal history. You do not need to disclose your criminal history or participate in a background check until a conditional job offer is made to you. After making a conditional offer and running a background check, if we identify a conviction that is directly related to the job, you will be given the chance to explain the circumstances surrounding the conviction, provide mitigating evidence, or challenge the accuracy of the background report. Find out more about the Fair Chance Act by visiting the Civil Right's Department Fair Chance Act webpage.

                      For more detailed information around city/state required notices, click here to access a list of disclosures.

                      New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (LAD)

                      The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (LAD) prohibits unlawful employment discrimination based on an individual's race, creed, color, national origin, nationality, ancestry, age, sex (including pregnancy), familial status, marital/civil union status, religion, domestic partnership status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, genetic information, liability for military service, and mental or physical disability (including perceived disability, and AIDS and HIV status).

                      Indiana Applicants:

                      It is unlawful for an employer to discriminate against a prospective employee on the basis of status as a veteran by refusing to employ an applicant on the basis that they are a veteran of the armed forces of the United States, a member of the Indiana National Guard or a member of a reserve component.

                      Maryland Applicants:

                      Under Maryland law, an employer may not require or demand, as a condition of employment, prospective employment, or continued employment, that an individual submit to or take a polygraph examination or similar test. An employer who violates this law is guilty of a misdemeanor and subject to a fine not exceeding $100.

                      Massachusetts Applicants:

                      It is unlawful in Massachusetts to require or administer a lie detector test as a condition of employment or continued employment. An employer who violates this law shall be subject to criminal penalties and civil liability.

                      Drug-Free Workplace Policy

                      Note to All Applicants Regarding Rite Aid's Drug-Free Workplace Policy: Rite Aid maintains a strict policy prohibiting illegal drug activity and using, being under the influence of, or possessing illegal drugs and/or alcohol during the Work Day as well as on Company Property as defined in Rite Aid's Drug-Free Workplace Policy. Rite Aid conducts post-offer pre-employment drug testing of all job candidates. Additionally, the Company conducts drug and/or alcohol testing in certain pre-promotion, reasonable suspicion, and post-accident scenarios along with drug loss investigations unless expressly prohibited by law. You have the right to refuse to submit to testing; however, a refusal to submit to a test when asked will result in the withdrawal of a conditional offer of employment or termination of employment. All records relating to drug tests shall be kept confidential. A copy of the policy is available from hiring management upon request.

                      Applicant Statement

                      I certify that the above statements are true and complete. I understand that the making of false statements or omitting information in this Application or in any resume or other materials submitted in connection with this application will be grounds for disqualification from employment or immediate discharge upon discovery thereof. I further understand that unless specifically altered by a written employment contract, executed by an officer of the Company, my employment will be terminable at will, either by myself or Rite Aid, at any time, with or without cause and with or without prior notice. I authorize Rite Aid to verify all education, training and professional licensure/certifications claimed by me and to secure from my former employers and references information concerning my professional accomplishments, salary, work characteristics, ability and reasons for leaving. Every conditional offer of employment with Rite Aid is subject to a criminal background check to determine his or her suitability for the position. Applicants will be required to sign an authorization to perform a criminal background check only if the applicant receives a conditional offer of employment and I understand that I will be required to submit to a drug test in accordance with Rite Aid policy. In compliance with the federal Immigration Reform and Control Act, I certify that, if hired, I will provide, within three (3) business days from the date my employment begins, proof of my identity and eligibility for employment in the United States.

                      EEO Statement

                      Rite Aid is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to cultivating a diverse work environment where individual differences are appreciated and respected. It is our policy, through responsible management, to recruit, hire, train, and promote associates regardless of their race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, or any other basis protected by state or federal law. The objective of this policy is to ensure conformity with the principles of equal opportunity employment when making employment decisions and administering compensation, benefits, transfer, and social and recreational programs. Rite Aid prohibits unlawful retaliation against any person who reports harassment or discrimination.

Keywords: Rite Aid, Cheektowaga , Pharmacist (Floater), Healthcare , Port Allegany, New York

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