Pharmacy Intern (Part Time) Gibsonia Giant Eagle

About Us
Giant Eagle Pharmacy - A Quarter Century Filling Real Needs. Giant Eagle's first pharmacy opened March 17, 1980 in Penn Hills, PA. Throughout the 1980's, our pharmacy growth was fueled by extending the marketing philosophy of absolute minimum pricing to prescriptions. Today, Giant Eagle serves thousands of customers every day with over 200 pharmacies. Giant Eagle pharmacy meets a variety of customer needs, from filling prescriptions and administering flu shots to conducting free health screenings and providing patient education.
Position Summary
The purpose of this position is to join and contribute to a service conscious pharmacy team who will consistantly build relationships with patients by exceeding their needs and providing safe, accurate and efficient care to achieve optimal patient , team member and company outcomes.
Job Responsibilities
  • Immediately acknowledge and welcome patients with compassion and a smile at all pharmacy entry points.
  • Model excellent patient care by respecting, engaging and enthusiastically meeting or exceeding all patient needs including processing orders in person and by phone, directing patients to products and merchandise and referring appropriate questions concerning prescriptions and over the counter medicine to the pharmacist
  • Use the pharmacy computer to complete all actions necessary to maximize efficiency and customer service at drop-off, will call, drive thru, phone, filling and order receiving, including but not limited to:
    - search for patients and profiles
    - determine dates of fill and pick-up
    - determine prescriptions sent to Central Fill
    - quote cash prices of prescriptions
    - check on-hand counts of medications
    - enter invoices.
  • Finalize sales using cash register according to established procedures including the Point of Sale Policies
  • Answer telephone in a polite and timely manner and ensure accurate information is exchanged and customer is satisfied.
  • Perform all supporting duties to contribute to the safe and efficient dispensing of all patient medication/durable medical equipment by following all quality assurance policy and procedures including selecting and counting medication
  • Comply with all Giant Eagle and Pharmacy policies including HIPAA and Pseudoephedrine
  • Perform all data entry functions including but not limited to:
    -Entering patient personal data and insurance information
    -Entering all prescription information including calculations, free form directions, medications/durable medical equipment and proper documentation for transmitting to insurance companies
    -Review profiles for appropriate billing choices and alert pharmacists appropriately for drug utilization reviews
    -Calling and resolving third party rejections and rebilling claims
    -Entering and processing refills and adding patients to Refills on Time Program
    -Processing Medical Expense Reports
  • Assist in the execution of all company initiatives and programs
  • Maintain proper inventory levels by submitting on line order, adding and adjusting order points, order quantities and on-hand counts in the computer and assisting manager in preparation of physical inventories
  • Maintain a neat and clean work environment to ensure Company and government requirements are met
  • File written prescriptions daily
  • Assist team members with tasks to ensure department runs efficiently
  • Review all appropriate service and business metrics and assist team on action plans to improve outcome
  • Perform all regular duties of Pharmacy Technician
  • Little or no financial or budgetary responsibility
  • None

Education and Training Required
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Bachelors Degree - Must be currently pursuing a Pharmacy degree

Experience Required
  • 0 to 6 months

Work Environment
  • Normal office environment

Physical requirements
  • Carrying Up to 25 pounds
  • Lifting Up to 25 pounds

Competencies Required
  • Adaptability
  • Customer Focused
  • Gets Things Done
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Respect for Self and Others

Equipment Used
  • Cash Register
  • Deposit Safe
  • Drive Thru
  • Fill Station
  • Intercom
  • Ordering Machine
  • Safety Cutter
  • Scale
  • WalkieTalkie

Age Requirement
  • At least 18 years of age

Retail Shifts

Company Description:

Founded in 1931, Giant Eagle is one of the 40 largest family-operated companies in the US and operates Giant Eagle, GetGo and Market District stores.  Giant Eagle has grown to be the number one supermarket retailer in the region with retail locations throughout western Pennsylvania, north central Ohio, northern West Virginia, Maryland, and Indiana.  As we continue to grow and expand, our commitment to our core values and the well-being of our Team Members, customers, and our communities is as strong as ever. We listen to what you have to say and do everything we can to provide a safe, caring, family-oriented environment.  

Giant Eagle strives to be a best place to work in the eyes of the nearly 36,000 individuals who work in our stores, pharmacies, warehouses and in our corporate offices. At Giant Eagle, you'll have the opportunity to develop a real career with countless opportunities for you to grow with us. The way we conduct business and treat one another – our Team Members, customers, community members and valued partners – defines what the Giant Eagle culture is all about.

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