Job Title: Pharmacy Intern Company: Safeway Inc Country: U.S. State/Province: California City: San Francisco Position Category: Pharmacy Requisition Number: PHAR121099 Job Description: We are currently accepting applications for a future anticipated opening in this area. Safeway pharmacists enjoy working in a community pharmacy setting that provides total health care to their neighborhood customers. Retail pharmacies provide the most accessible health care resources in the community. Now, more than ever, retail pharmacists are looked to for guidance in managing the total health of their patients. Our pharmacists are part of a community where they know their patients by name. With a holistic approach to health care management, our pharmacy staff provides a full compliment of pharmaceutical services in a community pharmacy setting with a workflow model to allow world-class patient care. We offer a pharmacy career in a challenging and evolving retail environment. Join us in making a difference in the lives of our patients, customers, and communities. The Pharmacy Intern works under the direction of a preceptor to assist in pharmacy operations by supporting the mission, vision, and values of Safeway, Inc. Our intern positions prepare students for the current and future realities of patient care in a rapidly changing health care environment. Depending on the location, intern learning goals may include: Responsibilities: Assist in pharmacy operations to achieve business objectives by increasing sales and gross margins, managing equipment, limiting expenses, directing operations to minimize wait times, monitoring department performance metrics, upholding proper pharmacy and general safety procedures and standards, and partnering with management in developing and implementing store programs to help meet sales objectives and increase prescription volume Maintain inventory levels to company goals, rotates stock, complies with recalls, and utilizes return process Develop interpersonal skills in relating to colleagues and patients and provide a high level of patient care services Assess pharmacy practice conditions and recommend any necessary changes Participate in the Safeway Pharmacy Care Program, including administering immunizations, travel medicine, medication therapy management, and other specialty programs; this may include successful completion of APhA immunization training or its equivalent Work on challenging projects to drive store or division goals and objectives Understand how disease state management services can be implemented in a community pharmacy setting Focus on customer satisfaction and needs, ensuring that customers are provided World Class Customer Service through use of best practices and prompt communication with physicians, vendors, and colleagues Provide drug information and education to patients, caregivers, and other health care professionals Participate in the development, implementation, and evaluation of a flu vaccination clinic, as well as cholesterol, diabetes, or bone density testing or other specialty pharmacy care programs Learn broader aspects of pharmacy management and its contribution in a grocery retail setting Opportunity to develop leadership skills and network with store and pharmacy leadership Maintains proper pharmacy and general safety procedures and standards, including department cleanliness Follows compliance for all local, state, and federal laws, company policies and procedures Maintains all state and federal record keeping for legend drugs and controlled substances Adheres to company and division dress code standards and maintains professional appearance of the pharmacy Performs other duties as assigned Requirements: Currently enrolled in pharmacy school with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 Must have an active pharmacy intern license in state(s) of practice with all held licenses in good standing; immunization certification is preferred Demonstrated knowledge of a retail community pharmacy practice with a desire to pursue a career in retail pharmacy Self-motivated with the ability to complete work with a minimum of supervision under tight time frames Maintains honesty, integrity, and high levels of efficiency and accuracy at all times Demonstrated practice of and high-level skill in multi-tasking, championing change, initiative, customer service, interpersonal relations including building relationships and resolving conflict, decision making, problem solving, teamwork, and verbal and written communication Ability to work a variety of schedules to include long hours, evenings, holidays, and weekends Repetitive standing, bending, stooping, kneeling, lifting, stretching, and reaching Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and pharmacy-related software Safeway is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (MFDV) and welcomes diverse talent and backgrounds.

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