Pharmacy Assistant

Company Name: Fred Meyer
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt


Position Summary:

Assist pharmacists and customers. Role model and demonstrate the Company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of self and others.

Fred Meyer also requires that all associates perform all tasks in a safe manner consistent with corporate policies and state and federal laws.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Model "Customer 1st" behavior; deliver and encourage other associates to deliver excellent customer service
  • Greet customers, handle cash register transactions
  • Receive, check in, and stock pharmaceuticals
  • Sort, file, and retrieve pharmacy records
  • File filled prescriptions in pharmacy will call area
  • Maintain pharmacy equipment and work areas to Company standards
  • Hand out refills when requested by the pharmacist where no counseling is deemed necessary
  • Handle non-professional phone calls to or from:

o Patients requesting refills of a prescription by Rx number

o Physicians office requesting refill authorization

o Physicians office authorizing refill requests providing there are no changes in the prescription

o Calls related to price issues and pharmacy hours of operation

o Calls regarding the availability of goods and services

o Calls inquiring about the refill status or number of refills remaining

o Calls dealing with the ordering of drugs and supplies from wholesalers and distributors

  • Count pours, and label individual prescriptions under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist, as allowed by state law
  • Prepackage and label drugs for subsequent use in prescription dispensing operations under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist
  • Process refill requests, as allowed by state law
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
Desired Previous Job Experience:
  • Knowledge of Fred Meyer policies, procedures, and organizational structure
  • Six months customer service experience
  • Six months Fred Meyer cashier experience
  • Six months pharmacy experience
  • 4,000 SPH ten-key by touch/sight
  • 40 WPM typing
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, PRX computer system
  • Related retail experience
Potential Career Path from this position:
  • Pharmacy Technician


Education Level: None
Required Certifications/Licenses: Pharmacy Technician Certification
Position Type: Part-Time 
Shift(s): Day; Evening
Regions: West

States: Washington


Jobs at Fred Meyer: Based in Portland, Oregon with over 130 stores throughout Oregon, Washington, Idaho & Alaska, Fred Meyer offers one-stop shopping with store employment opportunities in apparel, home, food, pharmacy and home electronics as well as opportunities in our division office in merchandise and product development, store operations, customer communications, public affairs, food and pharmacy.  We are always searching for individuals who share our passion for service, leadership, honesty and diversity. Whether you like working with people, numbers or ideas, you can find a home at Fred Meyer. And with stores and offices across the Pacific Northwest, we have opportunities for talented individuals if you prefer to be closer to the mountains, ocean, or city.


Company Overview
Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly 443,000 associates who serve customers in 2,796 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states and the District of Columbia.  Kroger and its subsidiaries operate an expanding ClickList offering – a personalized, order online, pick up at the store service – in addition to 2,253 pharmacies, 787 convenience stores, 324 fine jewelry stores, 1,439 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States.  Kroger is recognized as one of America’s most generous companies for its support of more than 100 Feeding America food bank partners, breast cancer research and awareness, the military and their families, and more than 145,000 community organizations including schools. Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.


 Posting Notes:  WA || Tacoma || 7250 Pacific Ave || 98408 || Fred Meyer || [[mfield2]] || Customer Service; Pharmacy || Employee || Non-Exempt || Part-Time || Pharmacy Technician Certification 

Full time
Tacoma, Washington 98408, US