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Assistant Pharmacy Manager

Location: Vero Beach, FL
Job ID: 29400BR
Department: Pharmacy
Working Hours: 40
Date Posted: Jun 24, 2024

Full Time - Regular


As a Publix Pharmacy Associate, you’ll see how very satisfying it is to work for a company that is passionately devoted to its customers, to its associates, and to the wellness of the communities it serves. What sets our pharmacy departments apart is a genuine patient-centric environment with clinical services such as immunizations, MTM (medication therapy management), and much more!

Publix is continually recognized as one of the best places in America to work; see why Publix should be part of your list of top places to work in Pharmacy. And, with growth potential of up to 50 new pharmacies per year, our promote from within culture allows for a rewarding career path into any one of the following areas: retail management, specialty pharmacy, out-patient hospital pharmacy, corporate or centralized pharmacy operations.

Your passion for health and wellness, combined with our reputation and commitment to excellence, are what sets Publix apart from the crowd. We know you want to make a career out of caring. We want your career to be with Publix Pharmacy. Join the team that pharmacists and patients feel good about.

In addition to the shared basic responsibilities of all Publix associates, an Assistant Pharmacy Manager’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following. As an Assistant Pharmacy Manager, you will:

  • Be dedicated to the overall pharmacy department success, by executing strategy, motivating and inspiring staff as the pharmacist-on-duty, setting priorities to maximize contribution, seeking feedback and developmental opportunities for advancement while in the absence of the Pharmacy Manager
  • Provide best-in-class pharmacy service to patients, empower staff in providing value and service through counseling, building personalized relationships, promoting customer loyalty, offering pharmacist led clinical services to improve health and wellness and preventative care through services available at Publix
  • Mentor, train and develop a high functioning pharmacy team, providing developmental opportunities and challenging assignments to all staff, to grow and develop, tailoring to meet each one’s needs
  • Inspire your team to do the right thing, gaining buy in, and empowering the team to be accountable for the goals of the pharmacy department, and serve as a champion for executing programs and processes, creating enthusiasm for innovation
  • Manage department performance including scheduling and assigning tasks to ensure complex operational activities are met in a timely and efficient manner
  • Ensure continuous improvement and maintain a competitive advantage by understanding metrics as they relate to sales and service in your pharmacy, using best practices and making sound business decisions in the absence of the pharmacist in charge
  • Be regarded as an expert on the pharmacy technology system and how it is used for both routine and complex prescription processing
  • Excel in managing medication on-hand inventory and regarded as an expert in pharmacy inventory operations, mentor others on best practices to maximize sales, minimize shrink while meeting customers’ needs while using programs such as auto refill and Sync Your Refills
  • Proactively advance pharmacy clinical initiatives including Medication Therapy Management (MTM) and immunizations
  • Participate locally as a community pharmacist in events that will meet the unique health and preventative care needs within the local area, such as health screenings
  • Maintain a flexible work-week schedule in order to meet the needs of our customers, and
  • Assist in all other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

The minimum qualifications for the position of Assistant Pharmacy Manager are:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be a graduate of a school of pharmacy
  • Must have and maintain an unrestricted state pharmacist license
  • Must not have active suspensions, sanctions, or other restrictions related to participation in a private, federal, or state health insurance program upon hire and thereafter and
  • Must not have received an unacceptable result on a company-sponsored drug test within the last three years

Preferred Qualifications

Other qualifications for the position of Assistant Pharmacy Manager include:

  • Be an immunizing pharmacist meeting the requirements as established by the state (or be scheduled to become an immunizer in the next set of training classes)
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to interpret and understand instructions and solve problems
  • Numerical and financial aptitude and
  • Knowledge of retail merchandising and inventory control


    • Employee stock ownership plan that contributes Publix stock to associates each year at no cost
    • An opportunity to purchase additional shares of our privately-held stock
    • 401(k) retirement savings plan
    • Group health, dental and vision plans
    • Paid Time Off
    • Paid Parental Leave
    • Short- and long-term disability insurance
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Publix pharmacies are closed for seven holidays per year
    • Retail bonus: Paid quarterly, based on sales and profits and are calculated at the end of each inventory period
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    Additional Information

    Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive a confirmation email. Please be sure to monitor your email daily for communications you may receive during the recruiting and selection process for this position.

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