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Pharmacy Intern First Professional Year
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Pharmacy Intern First Professional Year

Job Posting: 03/19/2018 Job ID: R0004919 Location: Columbia, MD Address: Columbia, 8855 MCGaw Road Age Requirement: Must be 18 years or older. Days Hours Req: Preferred candidates will be available Monday-Friday 8am-9pm and Saturday and Sunday 8am-6pm. Candidates must be in their first professional year of the program. Schedule: Part-time

Wegmans Pharmacies take pride in providing the best care and a one-of-a-kind customer experience. As a Professional Pharmacy intern, you will take part in a structured program providing the training and knowledge needed to be a successful licensed pharmacist. Under the guidance of a mentor, you will be an active contributor in the department and learn to provide exceptional care to customers while effectively managing Pharmacy operations.Under the guidance of a mentor, you will be an active contributor in the department and learn to provide exceptional care to customers while effectively managing Pharmacy operations.

Customer (What We Believe)

  • Assess customer needs and listen to concerns while being empathetic to sensitive situations and strive to exceed customer expectations both in person and over the phone
  • Answer customer questions, provide counseling about prescriptions, and relay any pertinent information so customers can confidently use medication at home
  • Work with your mentor, members of management, other pharmacists and technicians and team members in the department to learn to better serve customer needs
  • Support and have insight/knowledge on all wellness initiatives within the pharmacy (MTM, Immunization, Disease State Management, Health Screenings, etc.); ensure consistency and execution of wellness initiatives and share best practices within the pharmacy team

Product (What We Do)

  • Utilize and bring your coursework to life, while gaining a comprehensive knowledge of the retail pharmacy industry
  • Learn each step in workflow and act as an integral member of the process; gain an understanding of the pre-verifying and verifying process by observing a licensed Pharmacist
  • Comply with all policies and laws affecting pharmacy including HIPAA regulations

Results (What We Measure)

  • Work closely with your Pharmacist mentor and make use of their guidance to further your understanding of the industry and ensure continued success
  • Embrace change and work with pharmacists to take part in the implementation of preferred practices; learning how to successfully manage team members and ensure department success
  • Act as a champion for simplification and complete work in an efficient manner

People (Who We Are)

  • Support, encourage, and respect co-workers
  • Work with supervisor to set and achieve goals for professional development
  • Comply with Wegmans Policies and Work Rules, as well as, federal and state laws
  • Maintain open lines of communication with supervisors and coworkers to ensure the most efficient operations in the department

Work Environment

  • Continuous interaction with customers and co-workers in a fast-paced environment
  • Typical motions consist of bending, light lifting, repetitive hand and arm movements including repetitive, forceful pinching and grasping
  • Responsible for moving and lifting an average of 1 - 10 pounds
  • Frequent use of the telephone and computer
  • May be exposed to various allergens
  • Will spend the majority of time on his or her feet and stand or walk without a break for up to 4 hours

Employment at Wegmans may be contingent upon your completion and our evaluation of a drug screen and/or criminal background check. All Applicants will be screened; only those closely matching the job posting will be interviewed.

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About Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a 62-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. The family-owned company was founded in 1916. Wegmans is recognized as an industry leader, an innovator, and is known for its strong commitment to the communities where it operates stores. It has been listed among Fortune magazine's "100 Best Companies To Work For in America" for five consecutive years.