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Retail Pharmacist

WellStar Health Systems


**Title:** Retail Pharmacist

**Location:** Marietta, Ga

**Category:** Allied Health

**Job ID:** KH-1158563

**Posted on:** 2017-10-04T09:57:19


Work where you live, love what you do and stay where you can grow. WellStar is the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, priding itself in investing back into the communities that we serve. Our culture of caring is evident by being recognized three years in a row nationally by Fortune Magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, as well as the recommendations and referrals we receive.

**Kennestone Regional Medical Center**

Kennestone Regional Medical Center is located in Historic Marietta, Georgia, just minutes north of Atlanta. Our 633 bed, Level II Trauma Center, supports a state-of-the-art cancer center, cutting edge neuroscience program and a comprehensive top-ranked cardiovascular program. We believe in a team-centered approach in everything we do and with every patient that we serve. Our smoke-free campus provides an atmosphere where patients and team members can breathe easy, while promoting a healthy lifestyle.

The Retail Pharmacist shall plan, organize, and supervise all pharmaceutical and financial activities occurring in his/her respective pharmacy. Such proceedings shall comply with the policies and procedures established by the WellStar Health System, federal, state and local laws governing the practice of pharmacy, and the rules and standards established by the regulatory agencies (e.g. JACHO, Medicare, etc) involved in provision of health care. He/She shall function under the direction of the Director of Pharmacy Services. Participates in policy and procedure development regarding improvements, and departmental operating systems and procedures. Responsible for Control Medication Storage and Tracking to Include, but not limited to: outdate tracking, pharmacy's inventory, controlled substance inventory control. Maintains quality control and safety reports needed to support effective operations. Will comply with OBRA90 and provide directions and instructions to patients and family members seeking information on prescription drugs. Will oversee Pharmacy Technician and their daily duties.

Required Minimum Education:

B.S. Degree from an accredited School of Pharmacy

Licensed, as a Registered Pharmacist (RPh), and in good standing with the Georgia State Board of Pharmacy

Required Minimum Experience:

Knowledgeable of computerized retail pharmacy systems - preferable.

Exposure / experience in all phases of pharmacy operations, e.g. medication order interpretation, inventory management, etc

Familiar with retail pharmacy marketing strategies.

Required Minimum Skills:

Demonstrated leadership qualities.

Ability to supervise employees.

Ability to converse and work with Medical Staff.

Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written).

Strong customer service attitude.

Ability to think/act independently as required by situation.

**WellStar Benefits include:**

+ **Concierge Services:** Employees use the free concierge service to take care of day-to-day errands such as dry cleaning pick-up, oil changes, grocery shopping, assist in researching and arranging travel plans, and helps with planning family events.

+ **Health Coverage:** Competitive healthcare premiums and coverage for employees and dependents. Bariatric surgeries performed within the WellStar network are covered 100%. Employees have access to our on-site pharmacy for prescriptions at discounted rates and the use of payroll deduction.

+ **Work-Life Balance Programs:** WellStar's commitment to your work-life balance is shown by offering flexible schedules, telecommuting, job sharing, and flex time. We offer on-site child care, backup care and elder assistance care.

+ **Wellness Programs:** Employees can stay active by using our on-site fitness center with discounted fitness classes. We provide a weekly farmers basket program that lets employees buy fresh local produce at an average price of $16.00 or less a basket.

+ **Recognition Programs:** Employees receive recognition through several WellStar programs; The Winners of WellStar (WOW) program lets employees recognize and reward their peers with awards and gifts.

+ **Parental Benefits:** Full-time employees receive 120 hours of paid maternity or paternity leave; benefit eligible part-time employees receive 60 hours for the birth or adoption of a child. Adoptive parents can receive $10,000 in adoption benefits per child, with a total lifetime benefit of $20,000.

+ **Additional Benefits:** Education and tuition assistance programs, employee/employer contribution pension plans, and on-site dining options for convenience.

Come see why our employees love their career at WellStar and enjoy work-life balance and the opportunity for advancement from within.

**Apply today to become the newest shining star in our ever-growing healthcare network.**

WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.

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