Hourly Pharmacist

Posting Date: May 5, 2024

Location: Tulsa, OK

Company: Brookshire Grocery Company

Brookshire Grocery Company (BGC) is a family business based in Tyler, Texas, and currently operates more than 205 stores in four states – Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Oklahoma – with three distribution centers and a corporate office. BGC prides itself on offering its partners one of the most comprehensive benefits packages in the industry which includes medical, prescription drug, vision, dental, paid time off, stock ownership, a 401k retirement plan, incentive plans, employee discounts, educational scholarships, and access to BGC’s 205-acre outdoor recreation area.

Job Summary

Accurately fills prescriptions in a timely manner, completes related paperwork, and answers customer questions regarding proper use of medications. Works with doctors and insurance companies to obtain and verify necessary customer information.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Fills prescriptions accurately according to each order, completes and files necessary paperwork, and ensures proper billing information is documented for insurance reimbursement.
  • Administers immunizations in store and at off-site clinics. Participates in local health fairs to educate the public.
  • Develops and maintains professional relationships with local doctors. Contacts doctors and insurance companies to obtain and verify necessary customer information.
  • Scans items and keys product codes, ensures correct check-out totals for customers, and maintains accurate money count in cash register drawer.
  • Maintains quality control by ensuring dated product is stocked, rotated, or discarded properly if unsold.
  • Ensures filled prescriptions and bulk bottles of medications are organized properly.
  • Maintains a friendly and customer service-oriented attitude by greeting customers, answering questions, and responding to complaints. Assists customers with locating and selecting products.
  • Maintains clean, safe and sanitary working and shopping environment by adhering to Company safety procedures. Complies with all Company policies and procedures.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Advanced knowledge of pharmacy department operations.
  • Advanced knowledge of Medication Therapy Management (MTM) to promote profitability and monitor patient outcomes.
  • Advanced knowledge of Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) star ratings and the impacts of such cases.
  • Ability to maintain high levels of confidentiality regarding sensitive information.
  • Ability to plan events or tasks in a logical sequence and decide work priorities.
  • Ability to perform basic Microsoft Office functions.
  • Ability to work well with fellow partners and promote a team environment.
  • Ability to learn new technology systems, methods and processes.
  • Ability to effectively communicate (in written and verbal form) with customers and partners.
  • Ability to remain courteous with customers at all times.
  • Ability to create and maintain good relationships with customers.
  • Ability to work flexible schedules including nights, weekends and holidays.

Education, Experience, and Qualifications

  • Minimum of 21 years of age required.
  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy required.
  • Must be licensed in practicing state.
  • Certification for administering immunizations required.
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) certification required.

Physical Demands

  • Continuously required to use close vision, distance vision, depth perception or the ability to focus.
  • Continuously required to stand or walk.
  • Frequently required to talk and hear.
  • Frequently required to use hands for reaching, touching or handling.
  • Frequently required to use fine finger movements (ex. sorting and typing).
  • Occasionally required to push, pull, maneuver or lift objects up to 40 lbs.
  • Occasionally required to bend, kneel or squat.
  • Attendance at work is required.

Work Context and Environment

  • Work is generally performed in a retail store.
  • Quiet to moderate noise level.

Brookshire Grocery Company strives to provide a safe, drug free and alcohol-free environment for its partners and guests. The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability, genetic information or military status and any other trait protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma