Join the Astrup Companies Family

We strive to hire employees who are eager to offer quality pharmacy care both locally and across the nation. Help us achieve our vision of five-star pharmacy care for all by taking on every day with an innovative and collaborative spirit that consistently aims at going beyond expectation. We ask that you recognize and embrace your role in the future vitality of independent pharmacies. An ideal Astrup Companies coworker will:

  • Show care by always looking for ways to help
  • Collaborate by sharing ideas to make the team and business better
  • Improve our family of businesses by investing in the success of Astrup Companies
  • Offer five-star care by improving independent pharmacy service
  • Work with integrity by being accountable for their own results
  • Look for innovative ways to improve current services and offerings
  • Strive to empower coworkers, customers, patients, and partners
  • Bring energy—every day
  • Identify and remove communication barriers

Providing Quality Care Across the Nation

The following links will take you to our employee portal to submit your application information.


Sterling Pharmacy

  • Pharmacy Technician

    Osage, IA
    DetailsApply Now

    Smart Pharmacy by Sterling Pharmacy in Osage, IA is part of Astrup Companies - an innovative, growing, family-owned and locally grown business. As an employee of Sterling Pharmacy, you can expect to be treated with care and respect.

    To learn more about Astrup companies and our history, click this link: https://astrupcompanies.com/careers

    • Looking for a Full-time (~40 hours/week) candidate.
    • Benefits include: Full health benefits, a 401(k) program with a company match & profit sharing program.

    Qualifications:

    • Required:
      • High School Diploma or GED
      • Basic computer skills
      • Excellent customer service skills
    • Preferred:
      • Pharmacy or medical related background
      • Detail oriented
      • Certification as a Pharmacy Technician

    Job Description: The Pharmacy Technician will be responsible for assisting the pharmacists(s) with various tasks related to the filling/dispensing of prescriptions and caring for pharmacy patients/customers.

    Core Competencies & Responsibilities:

    • Complete necessary pharmacy technician training in a timely fashion
    • Complete required continuing education annually
    • Review patient information on the RX 30 system for accuracy
    • Receive new prescriptions physically from patients
    • Accept prescription refill authorizations via the telephone or fax
    • Answer telephone in three rings
    • Adhere to policies and procedures related to pharmacy operations
    • Stay compliant with all statutes, rules, and regulations related to pharmacy practice, both federal and state
    • Monitor reimbursement of prescriptions to achieve optimal gross profit margins
    • Help manage inventory levels to achieve optimal return on investment
    • Represent yourself professionally to the community as a Pharmacy Technician
    • Collect all information needed for billing Medicaid and Medicare for DME, supplies
    • Help ensure that patients are counseled on all new prescriptions and on any refills
    • Be aware of and support promotional activity within the pharmacy and Home Health Care category
    • Provide the best possible service to all of our customers
    • Accurately count and fill prescriptions for all patients
    • Provide accurate/timely service to customers at the point of sale
    • Collaborate with team members to ensure everyone is capable of fulfilling all pharmacy related tasks and training other employees
    • Create a culture of positivity and excitement in the pharmacy/store
    • Adapt quickly to company changes related to policy and workflow
    • Clean work area and the pharmacy
    • Complete other duties as assigned

    Performance Requirements:

    • Possess a thorough knowledge of organizational policies, procedures, and systems
    • Comply to all Astrup Companies policy and procedures
    • Create a culture of positivity and excitement within the workplace
    • Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with other
      team members. Care. Respect their time, work and talents.
    • Be able to multitask
    • Be focused and disciplined
    • Possess excellent organizational skills, with attention to detail and accuracy
    • Be self-motivated and able to work well on an independent basis
    • Display strong customer service skills
    • Innovate - Think outside-the-box. Bring original ideas to the team/organization
    • Embrace our Guiding Principles.
    • Go Beyond!

    Physical Requirements & Work Demands:

    • Must be able This position requires repetitive lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling for up to 15 pounds on a regular basis daily
    • Must be able to stand, walk, crouch, stoop, kneel, bend and twist for up to 8 hours per day
    • Must be able to stand and walk for up to 8 hours per day

    Working Environment:

    This position will be working in a pharmacy setting and normal climate and temperature.

  • Pharmacy Technician

    Lake City, MN
    DetailsApply Now

    Kennedy Drug by Sterling Pharmacy in Lake City, MN is part of Astrup Companies - an innovative, growing, family-owned and locally grown business. As an employee of Sterling Pharmacy, you can expect to be treated with care and respect.

    To learn more about Astrup companies and our history, click this link: https://astrupcompanies.com/careers

    • Looking for a Full-time (~30-40 hours/week) candidate.
    • Benefits include: Full health benefits, a 401(k) program with a company match & profit sharing program.

    Qualifications:

    • Required:
      • High School Diploma or GED
      • Basic computer skills
      • Excellent customer service skills
    • Preferred:
      • Pharmacy or medical related background
      • Detail oriented
      • Certification as a Pharmacy Technician

    Job Description: The Pharmacy Technician will be responsible for assisting the pharmacists(s) with various tasks related to the filling/dispensing of prescriptions and caring for pharmacy patients/customers.

    Core Competencies & Responsibilities:

    • Complete necessary pharmacy technician training in a timely fashion
    • Complete required continuing education annually
    • Review patient information on the RX 30 system for accuracy
    • Receive new prescriptions physically from patients
    • Accept prescription refill authorizations via the telephone or fax
    • Answer telephone in three rings
    • Adhere to policies and procedures related to pharmacy operations
    • Stay compliant with all statutes, rules, and regulations related to pharmacy practice, both federal and state
    • Monitor reimbursement of prescriptions to achieve optimal gross profit margins
    • Help manage inventory levels to achieve optimal return on investment
    • Represent yourself professionally to the community as a Pharmacy Technician
    • Collect all information needed for billing Medicaid and Medicare for DME, supplies
    • Help ensure that patients are counseled on all new prescriptions and on any refills
    • Be aware of and support promotional activity within the pharmacy and Home Health Care category
    • Provide the best possible service to all of our customers
    • Accurately count and fill prescriptions for all patients
    • Provide accurate/timely service to customers at the point of sale
    • Collaborate with team members to ensure everyone is capable of fulfilling all pharmacy related tasks and training other employees
    • Create a culture of positivity and excitement in the pharmacy/store
    • Adapt quickly to company changes related to policy and workflow
    • Clean work area and the pharmacy
    • Complete other duties as assigned

    Performance Requirements:

    • Possess a thorough knowledge of organizational policies, procedures, and systems
    • Comply to all Astrup Companies policy and procedures
    • Create a culture of positivity and excitement within the workplace
    • Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with other
      team members. Care. Respect their time, work and talents.
    • Be able to multitask
    • Be focused and disciplined
    • Possess excellent organizational skills, with attention to detail and accuracy
    • Be self-motivated and able to work well on an independent basis
    • Display strong customer service skills
    • Innovate - Think outside-the-box. Bring original ideas to the team/organization
    • Embrace our Guiding Principles.
    • Go Beyond!

    Physical Requirements & Work Demands:

    • Must be able This position requires repetitive lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling for up to 15 pounds on a regular basis daily
    • Must be able to stand, walk, crouch, stoop, kneel, bend and twist for up to 8 hours per day
    • Must be able to stand and walk for up to 8 hours per day

    Working Environment:

    This position will be working in a pharmacy setting and normal climate and temperature.

  • Cashier - Customer Service Representative PT

    Austin, MN
    DetailsApply Now

    Sterling Pharmacy in Austin, MN is part of Astrup Companies - an innovative, growing, family-owned and locally grown business. As an employee of Sterling Pharmacy, you can expect to be treated with care and respect.

    To learn more about Astrup Companies and our history, click this link: https://astrupcompanies.com/careers

    • Looking for a Part-time (~11-29 hours/week) candidate.
    • Benefits include: a 401(k) program with a company match & profit sharing program.

    Qualifications:

    • Required:
      • The desire to help people and listen to their needs
      • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Preferred:
      • Previous retail experience

    Job Description: The Customer Service Representative is responsible for assisting with all day-to-day customer service and reporting to the manager on duty.

    Core Competencies & Responsibilities:

    • Comply to all Astrup Companies policy and procedures
    • Build healthier lives through caring relationships with staff and customers
    • Display superior customer service, in both attitude and action
    • Understand customers are the #1 priority above anything else.
    • Complete register transactions accurately and according to company procedures
    • Assist manager on duty with checking orders and invoices, as well as marking and putting away merchandise in the proper location
    • Assist customers with locating items on the sales floor
    • Answer customer questions or direct them to the proper person who can answer the question correctly
    • Clean shelves and inventory neatly
    • Assist with checking inventory for out-of-date products
    • Answer phones and forward calls to proper individuals
    • Understand and adhere to HIPAA compliance policies
    • Familiarize self with advertised specials and current promotions
    • Participate and engage with the weekly talking point meeting, then follow through on what was discussed
    • Engage with customers on all marketing material given by corporate
    • Create a culture of positivity and excitement within the work environment
    • Maintain a flexible schedule that may include morning, evening, and weekend hours
    • Perform Garden Center functions as needed during season, if applicable
    • Perform Coffee Bar duties as assigned, if applicable
    • Participate in expectations with the Profit Incentive Program
    • Complete other duties as assigned

    Performance Requirements:

    • Possess a thorough knowledge of organizational policies, procedures, and systems
    • Comply to all Astrup Companies policy and procedures
    • Create a culture of positivity and excitement within the workplace
    • Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with other
      team members. Care. Respect their time, work and talents.
    • Be able to multitask
    • Be focused and disciplined
    • Possess excellent organizational skills, with attention to detail and accuracy
    • Be self-motivated and able to work well on an independent basis
    • Display strong customer service skills
    • Innovate - Think outside-the-box. Bring original ideas to the team/organization
    • Embrace our Guiding Principles.
    • Go Beyond!

    Physical Requirements & Work Demands:

    • The ability to work up to 40 hours per week
    • The ability to maintain a flexible schedule, including early morning, evening, and weekend hours if required by workflow
    • In a typical 8-hour day, lift or carry up to 25 pounds
    • In a typical day, stand up to 8 hours
    • In a typical 8-hour day, spend up to 2 hours on the telephone

    Working Environment:

    • This position will be working in a retail setting
    • This position will be a standing and walking position for up to 8 hours per day
  • Pharmacy Cashier

    Rushford, MN
    DetailsApply Now

    Sterling Pharmacy in Rushford, MN is part of Astrup Companies - an innovative, growing, family-owned and locally grown business. As an employee of Sterling Pharmacy, you can expect to be treated with care and respect.

    • Looking for a Part-time (~11-29 hours/week) candidate.
    • Benefits include: a 401(k) program with a company match & Profit sharing program.

    Qualifications:

    • Required:
      • The desire to help people and listen to their needs
      • High School Diploma or equivalent GED required
    • Preferred:
      • Previous Pharmacy experience

    Position Summary: The Pharmacy Cashier is responsible for assisting with all day-to-day customer service and reporting to the manager on duty.

    Core Competencies & Responsibilities:

    • Adhere to all Astrup Companies policy and procedures
    • Help with answer telephone within three rings
    • Create a culture of positivity and excitement within the work environment
    • Complete other duties as assigned
    • Participate in expectations with the Profit Incentive Program
    • Build healthier lives through caring relationships with co-workers and customers
    • Displays superior customer service, in both attitude and action
    • Understands the customers’ needs are the #1 priority above anything else
    • Completes cash transactions accurately and according to company procedures
    • Assists pharmacy staff with checking orders and invoices, marking and putting away merchandise in the proper location
    • Assists customers with locating items on sale floor
    • Answers customer questions or directs them to proper person who can answer question correctly
    • Assists or places filled prescriptions in proper location
    • Cleans shelves and inventory neatly
    • Assist in checking inventory for out-of-date product
    • Assists in preparing for daily deliveries
    • Answers phones and forwards calls to proper individuals
    • Assists in pharmacy workflow if required by pharmacy staff
    • Assists and receives new prescriptions physically from patients
    • Work the drive-up window as needed, if applicable
    • Understands and adheres to HIPPA compliance policies
    • Participate and engage with weekly/daily touchpoint meetings then follow through on what was discussed
    • Engage with customers on all marketing material instructed by corporate
    • Performs assigned duties requested by either Pharmacy Manager or Store Manager

    Performance Requirements:

    • Possess a thorough knowledge of organizational policies, procedures, and systems
    • Comply to all Astrup Companies policy and procedures
    • Create a culture of positivity and excitement within the workplace
    • Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with other team members. Care. Respect their time, work and talents.
    • Be able to multitask
    • Be focused and disciplined
    • Possess excellent organizational skills, with attention to detail and accuracy
    • Be self-motivated and able to work well on an independent basis
    • Display strong customer service skills
    • Innovate - Think outside-the-box. Bring original ideas to the team/organization
    • Embrace our Guiding Principles. Use them to guide decision making.
    • Go Beyond!

    Physical Requirements & Work Demands:

    • The ability to work up to 40 hours per week
    • The ability to maintain a flexible schedule including early morning, evening, and weekend hours if required by workflow
    • In a typical 8-hour day lift or carry up to 25 pounds
    • In a typical day stand up to 8 hours
    • In a typical 8-hour day spend up to 2 hours on telephone

    Working Environment:

    • This position will be working in a pharmacy setting
    • This position will be standing and walking position for up to 8 hours per day
  • Cashier - Customer Service Representative

    Austin, MN
    DetailsApply Now

    Sterling Pharmacy in Austin, MN is part of Astrup Companies - an innovative, growing, family-owned and locally grown business. As an employee of Sterling Pharmacy, you can expect to be treated with care and respect.

    To learn more about Astrup Companies and our history, click this link: https://astrupcompanies.com/careers

    • Looking for a Full-time (~30-40 hours/week) candidate.
    • Benefits include: Health benefits, a 401(k) program with a company match & profit sharing program.

    Qualifications:

    • Required:
      • The desire to help people and listen to their needs
      • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Preferred:
      • Previous retail experience

    Job Description: The Customer Service Representative is responsible for assisting with all day-to-day customer service and reporting to the manager on duty.

    Core Competencies & Responsibilities:

    • Comply to all Astrup Companies policy and procedures
    • Build healthier lives through caring relationships with staff and customers
    • Display superior customer service, in both attitude and action
    • Understand customers are the #1 priority above anything else.
    • Complete register transactions accurately and according to company procedures
    • Assist manager on duty with checking orders and invoices, as well as marking and putting away merchandise in the proper location
    • Assist customers with locating items on the sales floor
    • Answer customer questions or direct them to the proper person who can answer the question correctly
    • Clean shelves and inventory neatly
    • Assist with checking inventory for out-of-date products
    • Answer phones and forward calls to proper individuals
    • Understand and adhere to HIPAA compliance policies
    • Familiarize self with advertised specials and current promotions
    • Participate and engage with the weekly talking point meeting, then follow through on what was discussed
    • Engage with customers on all marketing material given by corporate
    • Create a culture of positivity and excitement within the work environment
    • Maintain a flexible schedule that may include morning, evening, and weekend hours
    • Perform Garden Center functions as needed during season, if applicable
    • Perform Coffee Bar duties as assigned, if applicable
    • Participate in expectations with the Profit Incentive Program
    • Complete other duties as assigned

    Performance Requirements:

    • Possess a thorough knowledge of organizational policies, procedures, and systems
    • Comply to all Astrup Companies policy and procedures
    • Create a culture of positivity and excitement within the workplace
    • Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with other
      team members. Care. Respect their time, work and talents.
    • Be able to multitask
    • Be focused and disciplined
    • Possess excellent organizational skills, with attention to detail and accuracy
    • Be self-motivated and able to work well on an independent basis
    • Display strong customer service skills
    • Innovate - Think outside-the-box. Bring original ideas to the team/organization
    • Embrace our Guiding Principles.
    • Go Beyond!

    Physical Requirements & Work Demands:

    • The ability to work up to 40 hours per week
    • The ability to maintain a flexible schedule, including early morning, evening, and weekend hours if required by workflow
    • In a typical 8-hour day, lift or carry up to 25 pounds
    • In a typical day, stand up to 8 hours
    • In a typical 8-hour day, spend up to 2 hours on the telephone

    Working Environment:

    • This position will be working in a retail setting
    • This position will be a standing and walking position for up to 8 hours per day
  • Pharmacy Cashier

    Le Sueur, MN
    DetailsApply Now

    Corner Drug by Sterling Pharmacy in Le Sueur, MN is part of Astrup Companies - an innovative, growing, family-owned and locally grown business. As an employee of Sterling Pharmacy, you can expect to be treated with care and respect.

    • Looking for a Part-time candidate, ~24 hours/week with rotating Saturdays.
    • Benefits include: a 401(k) program with a company match & Profit sharing program.

    Qualifications:

    • Required:
      • The desire to help people and listen to their needs
      • High School Diploma or equivalent GED required
    • Preferred:
      • Previous Pharmacy experience

    Position Summary: The Pharmacy Cashier is responsible for assisting with all day-to-day customer service and reporting to the manager on duty.

    Core Competencies & Responsibilities:

    • Adhere to all Astrup Companies policy and procedures
    • Help with answer telephone within three rings
    • Create a culture of positivity and excitement within the work environment
    • Complete other duties as assigned
    • Participate in expectations with the Profit Incentive Program
    • Build healthier lives through caring relationships with co-workers and customers
    • Displays superior customer service, in both attitude and action
    • Understands the customers’ needs are the #1 priority above anything else
    • Completes cash transactions accurately and according to company procedures
    • Assists pharmacy staff with checking orders and invoices, marking and putting away merchandise in the proper location
    • Assists customers with locating items on sale floor
    • Answers customer questions or directs them to proper person who can answer question correctly
    • Assists or places filled prescriptions in proper location
    • Cleans shelves and inventory neatly
    • Assist in checking inventory for out-of-date product
    • Assists in preparing for daily deliveries
    • Answers phones and forwards calls to proper individuals
    • Assists in pharmacy workflow if required by pharmacy staff
    • Assists and receives new prescriptions physically from patients
    • Work the drive-up window as needed, if applicable
    • Understands and adheres to HIPPA compliance policies
    • Participate and engage with weekly/daily touchpoint meetings then follow through on what was discussed
    • Engage with customers on all marketing material instructed by corporate
    • Performs assigned duties requested by either Pharmacy Manager or Store Manager

    Performance Requirements:

    • Possess a thorough knowledge of organizational policies, procedures, and systems
    • Comply to all Astrup Companies policy and procedures
    • Create a culture of positivity and excitement within the workplace
    • Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with other team members. Care. Respect their time, work and talents.
    • Be able to multitask
    • Be focused and disciplined
    • Possess excellent organizational skills, with attention to detail and accuracy
    • Be self-motivated and able to work well on an independent basis
    • Display strong customer service skills
    • Innovate - Think outside-the-box. Bring original ideas to the team/organization
    • Embrace our Guiding Principles. Use them to guide decision making.
    • Go Beyond!

    Physical Requirements & Work Demands:

    • The ability to work up to 40 hours per week
    • The ability to maintain a flexible schedule including early morning, evening, and weekend hours if required by workflow
    • In a typical 8-hour day lift or carry up to 25 pounds
    • In a typical day stand up to 8 hours
    • In a typical 8-hour day spend up to 2 hours on telephone

    Working Environment:

    • This position will be working in a pharmacy setting
    • This position will be standing and walking position for up to 8 hours per day
  • Pharmacy Technician

    Northfield, MN
    DetailsApply Now

    Description

    Sterling Community Pharmacy in Northfield, MN is part of Astrup Companies - an innovative, growing, family-owned and locally grown business. As an employee of Sterling Pharmacy, you can expect to be treated with care and respect.

    • Looking for a Full-time (~40 hours/week) candidate.
    • Benefits include: Full health benefits, a 401(k) program with a company match & profit sharing program.

    Qualifications:

    • Required:
      • High School Diploma or GED
      • Basic computer skills
      • Excellent customer service skills
    • Preferred:
      • Pharmacy or medical related background
      • Detail oriented
      • Certification as a Pharmacy Technician

    Job Description: The Pharmacy Technician will be responsible for assisting the pharmacists(s) with various tasks related to the filling/dispensing of prescriptions and caring for pharmacy patients/customers.

    Core Competencies & Responsibilities:

    • Complete necessary pharmacy technician training in a timely fashion
    • Complete required continuing education annually
    • Review patient information on the RX 30 system for accuracy
    • Receive new prescriptions physically from patients
    • Accept prescription refill authorizations via the telephone or fax
    • Answer telephone in three rings
    • Adhere to policies and procedures related to pharmacy operations
    • Stay compliant with all statutes, rules, and regulations related to pharmacy practice, both federal and state
    • Monitor reimbursement of prescriptions to achieve optimal gross profit margins
    • Help manage inventory levels to achieve optimal return on investment
    • Represent yourself professionally to the community as a Pharmacy Technician
    • Collect all information needed for billing Medicaid and Medicare for DME, supplies
    • Help ensure that patients are counseled on all new prescriptions and on any refills
    • Be aware of and support promotional activity within the pharmacy and Home Health Care category
    • Provide the best possible service to all of our customers
    • Accurately count and fill prescriptions for all patients
    • Provide accurate/timely service to customers at the point of sale
    • Collaborate with team members to ensure everyone is capable of fulfilling all pharmacy related tasks and training other employees
    • Create a culture of positivity and excitement in the pharmacy/store
    • Adapt quickly to company changes related to policy and workflow
    • Clean work area and the pharmacy
    • Complete other duties as assigned

    Performance Requirements:

    • Commitment to excellence and high standards.
    • Strong organizational skills; able to manage priorities and workflow.
    • Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams and committees.
    • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions
    • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm

    Physical Requirements & Work Demands:

    • Must be able This position requires repetitive lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling for up to 15 pounds on a regular basis daily
    • Must be able to stand, walk, crouch, stoop, kneel, bend and twist for up to 8 hours per day
    • Must be able to stand and walk for up to 8 hours per day

    Working Environment:

    • This position will be working in a pharmacy setting and normal climate and temperature.
  • Float Pharmacist

    Le Sueur, Faribault, Northfield, Owatonna, Minnesota
    DetailsApply Now

    Description

    Sterling Pharmacy is part of Astrup Companies - an innovative, growing, family-owned and locally grown business. As an employee of Sterling Pharmacy, you can expect to be treated with care and respect.

    • Looking for a Part-time employee, approximately 15-29 hours/week. Willing to travel to many of South Central MN locations in Le Sueur, Faribault, Northfield, Owatonna.
    • Benefits include a 401(k) program with company match, Profit incentive program
    • Will be paid mileage and qualified expenses

    Qualifications:

    • Required:
      • Graduate of an accredited school/college of pharmacy.
      • Licensed as a Pharmacist in the State in which you will be working (MN/IA)
      • Must be willing to travel to various Sterling Pharmacy locations
    • Preferred:
      • Detail oriented and very organized
      • Able to handle a high stress environment
      • Two or more years of Pharmacy experience in retail/community setting

    Job Description: The Float Pharmacist will provide pharmacy dispensing and consultation services to Sterling Pharmacy patients and have direct communication with Pharmacy Managers, Store Managers, and/or District Managers.

    Core Competencies & Responsibilities:

    • Travel to various Sterling Pharmacy locations to assist as a Float Pharmacist
    • Receive, process, fill, and check prescriptions accurately and in a timely manner
    • Respond to all patient inquiries in a timely fashion
    • Provide the best possible service to patients
    • Adhere to policies and procedures related to pharmacy operations
    • Abide by all statutes, rules and regulations related to pharmacy practice, both State and Federal
    • Represent Sterling Pharmacy as a pharmacist to the general public and at professional events
    • Collect appropriate information for billing of Medicaid and Medicare for DME and supplies
    • Ensure that patients are counseled on all new prescriptions and on any refills where there has been a change in therapy or patient condition
    • Address and resolve patient/employee complaints in the absence of pharmacy manager
    • Be prepared and willing to perform pharmacy technician and customer service associate duties, as necessary.
    • Stay current with the latest information on drug therapy and side effects
    • Complete continuing education requirements of the Board of Pharmacy
    • Complete other duties as assigned
    • Create a culture of positivity and excitement in the pharmacy/store
    • Maintain CPR certification
    • Complete training/certification for administering immunizations and maintain competency

    Performance Requirements:

    • Thorough knowledge pharmacy practice and law
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
    • Excellent organizational skills, with attention to detail
    • Ability to work independently
    • Must be willing to travel

    Physical Requirements & Work Demands:

    • The ability to maintain a flexible schedule including early morning, evening and weekend hours
    • In a typical 8-hour day lifting or carrying items up to approximately 25 lbs.
    • In a typical day standing approximately 8 hours
    • In a typical 8-hour day spending 2 hours on the telephone

    Working Environment:

    • This position will be in a typical retail pharmacy setting at one or more locations and is of normal climate and temperature.

Smart-Fill

  • Staff Accountant

    Austin, MN
    DetailsApply Now

    About Us:

    Smart-Fill Management Group is a proud member of the Astrup Companies family of businesses, based out of Austin, MN. At Astrup Companies, we treat everyone with care and respect while focusing on improving the vitality of independent pharmacies through innovation and collaboration. We surround ourselves with individuals that recognize the importance of a positive culture and the effect it can have within an organization and the people it serves.

    To learn more about Astrup Companies & our story, check out www.astrupcompanies.com!

    • Looking for a Full-time (40 hours/week) candidate to work out of our Austin, MN corporate office.
    • Benefits include: Full Health benefits, a 401(k) program with a company match & a Profit sharing program.
    • Wage is negotiable and will be discussed during the interview process.

    Qualifications:

    Required:

    • Solid understanding of basic bookkeeping, reconciliation, and accounts payable principles
    • Must be detail-oriented with strong analytical skills
    • Exhibits strong computer skills and knowledge of relevant technology
    • Demonstrates extensive knowledge of financial software programs
    • Has a working knowledge of accounting practices and financial accounting standards
    • High School Diploma or equivalent

    Preferred:

    • Associate or bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or business administration
    • Demonstrates extensive knowledge of financial software programs

    Job Description: The Staff Accountant assists with managing and recording financial transactions in the general ledger, assisting with account reconciliations, and assisting with accounts payable functions for a multi-entity enterprise in the pharmaceutical industry.

    Core Competencies & Responsibilities:

    • Reconcile and enter invoices into accounting software
    • Prepare accounting-related entries to numerous registers and journals
    • Analyze and manage and reconcile all expense vouchers
    • Support accounts payable activities to ensure accuracy and timeliness of invoice entry for payment
    • Conduct monthly reconciliation of various general ledger accounts to ensure their accuracy
    • Prepare 1099 tax forms as necessary
    • Assist with the sales and use tax analysis and filings
    • Management of employee purchase cards
    • Maintenance of fixed asset and depreciation schedules
    • Handle special projects as requested by management
    • Complete other duties as assigned

    Performance Requirements:

    • Possess a thorough knowledge of organizational policies, procedures, and systems
    • Comply to all Astrup Companies policy and procedures
    • Create a culture of positivity and excitement within the workplace
    • Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with other team members. Care. Respect their time, work and talents.
    • Be able to multitask
    • Be focused and disciplined
    • Possess excellent organizational skills, with attention to detail and accuracy
    • Be self-motivated and able to work well on an independent basis
    • Display strong customer service skills
    • Innovate - Think outside-the-box. Bring original ideas to the team/organization
    • Embrace our Guiding Principles - Use them to guide decision making.
    • Go Beyond!

    Physical Requirements & Work Demands

    • Ability to work up to 40 hours per week
    • Continual sitting, ability to be mobile, keyboarding, talking/hearing in person/on phone, and vision for close work
    • Frequent repetitive hand movements
    • Occasional stationary standing, walking, crouching, stooping, and twisting

    Working Environment:

    • This position will be working in an office setting for up to 8 hours per day

Sterling Long Term Care Pharmacy

  • Pharmacy Technician - Filling Technician

    Owatonna, MN
    DetailsApply Now

    Description

    Sterling Long Term Care Pharmacy in Owatonna, MN is part of Astrup Companies - an innovative, growing, family-owned and locally grown business. As an employee of Sterling Long Term Care Pharmacy, you can expect to be treated with care and respect.

    • Looking for a Full-time (40 hours/week) candidate.
    • Benefits include: Full health benefits, a 401(k) program with a company match & profit sharing program.

    Qualifications:

    • Required:
      • High School graduate or equivalent
      • Registered with the Board of Pharmacy

    Job Description: The Sterling Long-Term Care Staff Pharmacy Technician facilitates the accurate filling of prescriptions.

    Core Competencies and Responsibilities:

    • Fill prescriptions accurately and efficiently based on each facilities preference
    • Helps ensure appropriate paperwork and documentation is completed for billing of Medicaid and Medicare for DME
    • Help manage inventory levels to achieve optimal return on investment
    • Help answer the telephone in a timely manner (within 3 rings)
    • Adhere to policies and procedures related to pharmacy operations
    • Stay abreast of and compliant with all statutes, rules and regulations related to pharmacy practice, both State and Federal
    • Represent Sterling Long-Term Care Pharmacy as a pharmacy employee to the general public
    • Communicate with pharmacy manager on a regular basis
    • Provide the best possible service to their patients
    • Participate in continuous quality improvement and quality assurance programs in pharmacies
    • Work toward achieving certified pharmacy technician status
    • Performs any other duties as assigned

    Performance Requirements:

    • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
    • Excellent organizational skills, with attention to detail and accuracy
    • Ability to work independently and as a team
    • Ability to operate a computer

    Physical Requirements and Work Demands:

    • Requires the ability to work up to 40 hours per week and occasionally more
    • Ability to maintain a flexible schedule including early morning, evening and weekend hours
    • In a typical 8-hour day, the candidate can lift of carry items up to approximately 25 pounds and stand approximately 8 hours
    • In a typical day, the candidate can spend 2-4 hours on the telephone

    Working Environment:

    • Normal pharmacy work environment
  • Pharmacy Technician LTC

    Mendota Heights, MN
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    Description

    Sterling Long Term Care Pharmacy in Mendota Heights, MN is part of Astrup Companies - an innovative, growing, family-owned and locally grown business. As an employee of Sterling Long Term Care Pharmacy, you can expect to be treated with care and respect.

    • Looking for a Full-time (40 hours/week) candidate.
    • Benefits include: Full health benefits, a 401(k) program with a company match & profit sharing program.

    Qualifications:

    • Required:
      • High School graduate or equivalent
      • Registered with the Board of Pharmacy

    Job Description: The Sterling Long-Term Care Staff Pharmacy Technician facilitates the accurate filling of prescriptions.

    Core Competencies and Responsibilities:

    • Fill prescriptions accurately and efficiently based on each facilities preference
    • Helps ensure appropriate paperwork and documentation is completed for billing of Medicaid and Medicare for DME
    • Help manage inventory levels to achieve optimal return on investment
    • Help answer the telephone in a timely manner (within 3 rings)
    • Adhere to policies and procedures related to pharmacy operations
    • Stay abreast of and compliant with all statutes, rules and regulations related to pharmacy practice, both State and Federal
    • Represent Sterling Long-Term Care Pharmacy as a pharmacy employee to the general public
    • Communicate with pharmacy manager on a regular basis
    • Provide the best possible service to their patients
    • Participate in continuous quality improvement and quality assurance programs in pharmacies
    • Work toward achieving certified pharmacy technician status
    • Performs any other duties as assigned

    Performance Requirements:

    • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
    • Excellent organizational skills, with attention to detail and accuracy
    • Ability to work independently and as a team
    • Ability to operate a computer

    Physical Requirements and Work Demands:

    • Requires the ability to work up to 40 hours per week and occasionally more
    • Ability to maintain a flexible schedule including early morning, evening and weekend hours
    • In a typical 8-hour day, the candidate can lift of carry items up to approximately 25 pounds and stand approximately 8 hours
    • In a typical day, the candidate can spend 2-4 hours on the telephone

    Working Environment:

    • Normal pharmacy work environment

Sterling Specialty Pharmacy

  • Pharmacy Technician/Patient Care Coordinator

    Mendota Heights, MN
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    Sterling Specialty Pharmacy is part of Astrup Companies, an innovative, growing, family-owned business located in Mendota Heights, MN. As an employee of Sterling Specialty Pharmacy, you can expect to be treated with care and respect. We have a state of the art facility that was built in 2017 and are looking to continue to grow our strong team as our business grows!

    • This position would be a Monday - Friday position with competitive wages.
    • We offer Full health benefits, a 401(k) program with a company match and a Profit Sharing bonus program.

    POSITION SUMMARY - PHARMACY TECHNICIAN:

    The Pharmacy Technician / Patient Care Coordinator provides customer service and a resourceful point of contact to patients and providers by reviewing patient profiles and scheduling deliveries of patient medication. You will also completing data entry by collecting key clinical information, discussing the delivery schedule and refill procedures for the next delivery.

    REQUIRED EDUCATION/TRAINING/PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

    • High School Diploma or equivalent G.E.D required; Associates Degree is preferred
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel; ability to work with multiple information systems
    • Knowledge of medical and pharmaceutical terminology
    • Pharmacy experience

    EXPECTED PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES:

    • Practices patient centered care
    • Practices professionally, legally and ethically
    • Decision making skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Team working skills
    • Communication skills
    • Problem-solving skills
    • Customer service skills
    • Detail oriented

    LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

    • Board of Pharmacy Technician Registration

    ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Provide customer service by making and receiving inbound and outbound calls for delivery of medications
    • Comply with HIPAA standards for inbound and outbound calls
    • Review all notes prior to delivery confirmation; communicating with patient and caregiver, and/or physician office, insurance investigation, and patient responsibility.
    • Complete Data Entry tasks by collecting key clinical information essential for clinical staff
    • Review delivery service schedule, medication storage, new patient packets, supplies and refill procedures for future deliveries
    • Confirm form of payment information (credit card, debit card, etc.)
    • Charge credit card/debit card as needed for all Major Medical and Self Pay patients
    • Schedule deliveries of medication in a timely manner to ensure compliance with patient’s treatment
    • Document in the appropriate system all needed information, indicating correct ship date and delivery address
    • Review information for accuracy: addresses, medication shipping, authorization on file, and collection of patient co-pay
    • Notify clinical staff with any patient side effects and/or requests from the patient and caregiver
    • Provide status updates to physician office when appropriate
    • Track packages with delivery service tools to ensure the patient receives medication in a timely manner and stability is intact.
    • Solve issues that arise in a timely manner, documenting all relevant information on the patient’s record.
    • Comply with all regulatory requirements, including HIPAA/HITECH
    • Communicate effectively, in person, over the phone, and in writing
    • Manage large work volumes without loss of focus and with a high degree of accuracy
    • Complete multiple daily work assignments and stay on schedule with all duties and responsibilities
    • Be dependable in attendance and motivated to demonstrate persistence and overcome obstacles

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