Position: Staff Pharmacist
Direct Supervision: Director of Pharmacy Operations (Corporate)
Description: The staff pharmacist is responsible for assisting the pharmacy with the operation, direction, coordination, and evaluation of the department. The pharmacist will carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Fruth Pharmacy’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities may include training associates; planning, assigning, and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Is also responsible for ensuring that the Pharmacy Department adheres to all State & Federal laws and regulations as well as Fruth Pharmacy’s standards and policies.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The staff pharmacist candidate must be a graduate of an accredited school of pharmacy and must be licensed or eligible for licensure in both Ohio and West Virginia. The pharmacist must have passed a criminal background check to begin employment with Fruth. A felony conviction of any kind will disqualify an applicant from employment.
Education and/or Experience: Diploma from an accredited school of pharmacy (Bachelors of Science (BSPh) or Doctorate of Pharmacy (PharmD). Retail pharmacy experience is highly desirable.
Personal Skills: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required. A pharmacist must have willingness to participate in and successfully complete required training and to work with the team to increase customer satisfaction and sales.
Language Skills: Must have the ability to read, analyze, and interpret [in English] general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Must have the ability to read and comprehend complex instructions, short correspondence, and memos [in English]. Must have the ability to write simple correspondence [in English]. Also, must have the ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, vendors, and other associates of Fruth Pharmacy who only speak English.
Computer Skills: The staff pharmacist candidate, in order to perform this job successfully, should have a knowledge of accounting software; internet software; inventory software; automation; spreadsheet software and word processing software.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations: Original pharmacist license and current annual certificate or documentation from Ohio State Board of Pharmacy. Good standing with State Board of Pharmacy. The staff pharmacist candidate is eligible for licensure in West Virginia and Kentucky. Complete Fruth Pharmacy’s training including but not limited to: new hire orientation, customer service network, safety, product knowledge, HIPAA, and other training as required.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the individual is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and smell. The individual is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The individual must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and reach from 6 to 72 inches, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds and reach from 6 to 72 inches. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and color and depth perception.