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Pharmacy Customer Service Associate - Boston

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Walgreens

1mo ago

  • Job
    Part-time
    Entry Level
  • Healthcare
    Hospitality & Retail
  • Boston

AI generated summary

  • You must be fluent in English, have retail experience, good math and computer skills, and preferably have PTCB certification and Walgreens experience. Flexibility in schedule is a must.
  • You will deliver exceptional customer service, assist with pharmacy operations, handle sales transactions, maintain inventory, and ensure a positive customer experience at all times.

Requirements

  • Must be fluent in reading, writing, and speaking English. (Except in Puerto Rico)
  • Requires willingness to work flexible schedule, including evenings and weekend hours.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prefer six months of experience in a retail environment.
  • Prefer to have prior work experience with Walgreens.
  • Prefer good math skills so they can fill prescriptions accurately, including counting, measuring and weighing medications.
  • Prefer good computer skills.
  • Prefer the knowledge of store inventory control.
  • Prefer PTCB certification.

Responsibilities

  • Models and delivers a distinctive and delightful customer experience.
  • Registers sales on assigned cash register, provides customers with courteous, fair, friendly, and efficient checkout service.
  • In accordance with state and federal regulations, assists the pharmacist, under direct supervision, in the practice of pharmacy. Responsible for using pharmacy systems to obtain patient and drug information and process prescriptions.
  • Customer Experience:
  • Engages customers and patients by greeting them and offering assistance with products and services. Resolves customer issues and answers questions to ensure a positive customer experience.
  • Models and shares customer service best practices with all team members to deliver a distinctive and delightful customer experience, including interpersonal habits (e.g., greeting, eye contact, courtesy, etc.) and Walgreens service traits (e.g., offering help proactively, identifying needs, servicing until satisfied, etc.).
  • Operations:
  • Provides customers with courteous, friendly, fast, and efficient service.
  • Recommends items for sale to customer and recommends trade-up and/or companion items.
  • Registers customer purchases on assigned cash register, collects cash and distributes change as requested; processes voids, returns, rain checks, refunds, and exchanges as needed. Takes customer to OTC aisle when possible to assist in locating products.
  • Keeps counters and shelves clean and well merchandised, takes inventory, and maintains records. Checks in and prices merchandise as required or as directed by store manager or communicated by the shift leader.
  • Performs duties as assigned by Pharmacy Manager, Staff Pharmacist and Store Manager including utilizing pharmacy systems to enter patient and drug information, ensuring information is entered correctly, filling prescriptions by retrieving, counting and pouring pharmaceutical drugs, verifying medicine is correct, and checking for possible interactions. Assists pharmacists in scheduling and maintaining work flow.
  • Reports, immediately, prescription errors to pharmacist on duty and adheres to Company policies and procedures in relation to pharmacy errors and the Quality Improvement Program. Reviews and complies with the Walgreen Co. Pharmacy Code of Conduct.
  • Strictly adheres to the Walgreen Co. policy regarding Good Faith Dispensing during all applicable prescription dispensing activities.
  • Handles telephone calls that do not require personal attention of the pharmacist, including those to physicians.
  • Processes (corrects and resubmits) manual claims for third party program prescription services in a timely and efficient manner, and performs other clerical duties, as assigned by the Pharmacy Manager.
  • Assists and supports Pharmacy Department on inventory management activities, such as, ordering, unpacking, checking and storing shipment of pharmaceuticals. Maintains knowledge of Company asset protection techniques, and files claims for warehouse overages (merchandise received, but not billed), shortages (merchandise billed, but not received), order errors or damaged goods involving Rx drugs.
  • Ensures compliance with state and local laws regarding regulated products (e.g., alcoholic beverages and tobacco products).
  • Constructs and maintains displays, including promotional, seasonal, super structures, and sale merchandise. Completes resets and revisions as directed.
  • Assists with separation of food items (e.g., raw foods from pre-cooked) and product placement as specified by policies/procedures (e.g., raw and frozen meats on bottom shelves). For consumable items, assists in stock rotation, using the first in, first out method and restock outs.
  • Has working knowledge of store systems and store equipment.
  • Provides customer service in the photo area, including digital passport photo service, poster print and creative machine, suggestive sell of promotional photo products.
  • Assumes web pick-up responsibilities (monitors orders in Picture Care Plus, fills orders (pick items), delivers orders to customers as they arrive at store).
  • Assists with exterior and interior maintenance by ensuring clean, neat, orderly store condition and appearance.
  • Complies with all company policies and procedures; maintains respectful relationships with coworkers.
  • Completes special assignments and other tasks as assigned.
  • Training & Personal Development:
  • Earns and maintains PTCB certification through the designated PTCB training program and/or state required certification/registration.
  • Attends training and completes PPLs requested by Manager or assigned by corporate and acquires continuing education credits. Maintains knowledge and skill in healthcare and pharmacy, including latest news and developments

FAQs

What does a Pharmacy Customer Service Associate at Walgreens do?

A Pharmacy Customer Service Associate at Walgreens helps customers with all the essentials they need, assists at store aisles and registers, and is involved in merchandising and display work.

What are the opportunities for learning and growth in this role?

As a Pharmacy Customer Service Associate at Walgreens, you have opportunities to learn and grow every day, enhancing your skills in customer service, merchandising, and display work.

How does working as a Pharmacy Customer Service Associate at Walgreens impact the community?

By helping customers with their pharmacy needs and providing excellent customer service, you make a difference in your entire community as a Pharmacy Customer Service Associate at Walgreens.

Retail & Consumer Goods
Industry
10,001+
Employees

Mission & Purpose

Walgreens is a leading pharmacy and retail company in the United States, providing a wide range of health and wellness products, prescription medications, and services. Their ultimate aim is to champion the health and well-being of communities by offering convenient and accessible healthcare solutions. Walgreens focuses on improving health outcomes and ensuring that customers have access to essential health services and products.