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Pharmacy Intern 1st Year
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SpartanNash | Grand Rapids, MI
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Job Description

At SpartanNash, "we deliver what our guests want, when they want it - fast and friendly." We take pride in service excellence and enjoy providing a great customer experience. There are many retail employers, but not all offer a place where you can learn, grow and thrive. That's why SpartanNash is a cut above the rest.

This position is located at the Family Fare Leonard

Position Summary

Responsible to assist licensed pharmacists by accurately and efficiently dispensing prescribed medication and other healthcare products to patients. Provide exceptional, courteous customer service while receiving prescription and refill requests; operate pharmacy computer system and maintain patient records.

Minimum Requirements


High School Diploma (Required)

or equivalent (GED)

Licenses and Certifications

Certified Pharmacy Technician (Required)

Job Experience

Supervisory Experience


Responsibilities and Essential Duties

Assist Pharmacy Manager and Pharmacists by accurately and efficiently dispensing prescribed medication and other healthcare products to patients.

Receive prescription and refill requests from customers and/or clinics in a professional and courteous manner. ? Retrieve, count, pour, weigh, mix, pack and/or label products under the direct supervision of a Pharmacist. ? Maintain customer profiles and prepare insurance forms.

Operate cash register as needed and perform all related check out procedures accurately and in a timely manner.

Responsible to stock and take inventory of department merchandise and maintain familiarity with all products; notify Pharmacy Manager of supplies/products that need to be ordered.

Ability to assist with maintenance and stocking functions in pharmacies with Automation.

Assist with properly handling out dated and damaged products per established guidelines.

Maintain a clean and well-stocked work area; ensure the department complies with Company standards.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work being performed as assigned for this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements; additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

Knowledge, Skills Abilities

Knowledge of HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules, pharmacy laws, rules, and guidelines. Good written and verbal communication skills; good customer service skills. Working knowledge of pharmacy terminology and understanding of insurance plans. Good multi-tasking, organization, attention to detail and problem-solving skills. Ability to prioritize and work in fast paced environment.

Physical Requirement

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May be required to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds frequently, and up to 50 pounds occasionally. The associate is required to stand and walk for extended periods of time and may bend, stoop, twist and turn frequently. May be required to travel. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is subject to a typical retail store environment (varied temperatures) and is rarely exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee will be exposed to refrigerated/freezer coolers on a frequent basis. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.


General Pharmacy equipment (i.e. scales, counting tools, mixing tools, etc.)

General Retail Equipment (i.e., cash register, telephone, copy/facsimile machine, computer, etc.)

About SpartanNash

SpartanNash is a value-added wholesale distributor, supplying over 1,500 independent stores in 44 states, as well as a retailer, with 177 corporate supermarkets throughout nine states. We also serve the military community through our MDV division. We're positioned to grow and offer a competitive edge that makes us extremely attractive to independent retailers. We also have a voice of experience and confidence in the grocery business, which sets us apart from our distribution competitors. SpartanNash is committed to providing the consumer with quality offerings at a value. Our company has been involved in virtually every facet of food distribution, and the grocery and supermarket industry. Today, we're in a leadership position and have achieved consistent financial results. This reflects the underlying strength of our business and the success of our strategies to deliver value to our retail customers, consumers and shareholders.