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Company: Atrium Health
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

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JOB DESCRIPTION: The Pharmacy Clerk interacts with customers in gathering information, ringing sales on the cash register, accepting payment, and providing a high level of customer care and service.  The Pharmacy Clerk is also responsible for maintaining and stocking the front end of the pharmacy.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • 1-2 years retail pharmacy experience preferred. 

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION: N/A

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Collects patient information, answers questions accurately, accepts payments, and thanks all customers. 2. Enters information into the computer database as required by law and follows all cash handling policies and procedures. 3. Answers telephone and refers caller to appropriate personnel when needed. 4. Responsible for maintaining the front end of the pharmacy. Assists with stock maintenance to ensure that quality drug products and supplies are available when needed. 5. Adheres to general pharmacy standards to promote a cooperative work environment through communication and team building. 6. Participates in the planning process by establishing personal goals to support quality improvement efforts and contributes to the achievement of departmental objectives. 7. Supports the Pharmacy Department's commitment to quality improvement and the philosophy and principles of Total Quality. 8. Takes initiative for professional growth and development.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Effectively communicate and interact with patients and caregivers in a positive and professional manner.
  • Provide information for patients and staff that is delivered in a manner that is supportive, timely and understandable.
  • Strong emphasis on customer service skills.
  • Basic math skills and computer skills.
  • Good organizational skills and ability to multi-task

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • May require standing for long periods.
  • Noise generated from telephones, computers/printers, hood and verbal communication.
  • May require lifting of heavy boxes.
  • Moderate stress level.
  • Possible exposure to the risk of blood borne pathogens and/or airborne pathogens.
  • Potential for exposure to infections and contagious diseases.
  • Possible exposure to latex.
  • Subject to work schedules changes and duties to meet customer/department needs.
  • Potential for criminal activity (robbery, etc.) 


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