(USA) Pharmacy Manager
What you'll do...
Provides comprehensive patient care to customers by processing and accurately dispensing prescription orders; administering immunizations; and administering other programs developed by Walmart, in compliance with Board of Pharmacy statutes/regulations.
Drives sales and profit in the Pharmacy and OTC areas by ensuring effective merchandise presentation, including accurate and competitive pricing, proper signing, in-stock and inventory levels, budgeting and forecasting sales, developing and maintaining cross functional relationships, and assessing economic trends and demographics.
Models, enforces, and provides direction and guidance to Associates on proper Customer service approaches and techniques to ensure Customer needs, complaints, and issues are successfully resolved within Company guidelines and standards.
Oversees the implementation of and participates in community outreach programs and encourages Associates to serve as a good member of the community.
Ensures compliance with Company and legal policies, procedures, and regulations for assigned areas by analyzing and interpreting reports, implementing and monitoring loss prevention and safety controls, overseeing safety, operational, and quality assurance reviews, developing and implementing action plans, and providing direction and guidance on executing Company programs and strategic initiatives.
Provides supervision and development opportunities for Associates in assigned areas by selecting, training, mentoring, assigning duties, providing performance feedback, providing recognition, and ensuring diversity awareness.
Ensures confidentiality of information, documentation, and assigned records as required by Company policies, and local, State, and Federal guidelines.
Judgment: Make Informed Judgments: Uses relevant business metrics, analyses, and reports to measure, monitor, and improve performance. Identifies and applies sound, fact-based criteria in setting priorities and making decisions. Looks beyond symptoms to determine the root causes of problems, and identify and implement applicable solutions. Integrates knowledge and expertise in making fact-based recommendations and decisions.
Customer/Member Centered: Ensure Customer/Member Centered Performance: Analyzes data and information, and develops plans to exceed customer/member expectations. Sponsors initiatives and practices that provide customers/members with desired products, services, and experiences and that grow the business. Ensures customers/members receive the level of service that builds their trust and confidence. Removes barriers to delivering customer/member value, service, and support.
Execution and Results: Ensure Execution and Achieve Results: Conveys a sense of urgency in ways that motivate others to complete responsibilities and achieve goals. Pursues the achievement and alignment of measurable and meaningful goals. Leverages resources and talent to achieve business goals. Ensures others are held accountable for achieving expected results. Prioritizes and balances time, actions, and projects to ensure accomplishment of results. Monitors progress of others and redirects efforts when goals change or results are not met.
Planning and Improvement: Ensure Planning and Improvement: Sets clear expectations, performance measures, and goals, and helps others do the same. Plans for and ensures others have the information, resources, implementation time, and talent needed to accomplish business initiatives. Identifies and plans for improvement in performance using key business metrics.
Influence and Communicate: Build and Influence Team: Develops and communicates logical, convincing reasons, including lessons learned, to build support for one's viewpoints and actions. Involves others in decisions and plans that affect them, when appropriate. Recognizes and rewards team accomplishments, celebrating team and organizational success. Ensures business priorities, change initiatives, and organizational information are communicated in clear and compelling ways. Promotes the exchange of diverse experiences and ideas within own organization.
Ethics and Compliance: Ensure Ethics and Compliance: Actively communicates, trains, and guides associates on compliance with policies and procedures. Maintains an environment that promotes and reinforces the highest standards of integrity and ethics. Anticipates potential issues and takes action to enhance compliance.
Adaptability: Adapt and Learn: Demonstrates creativity and strength in the face of change, obstacles, or adversity. Adapts to competing demands and shifting priorities. Updates knowledge and skills to handle new complexities, challenges, and responsibilities. Seeks exposure to new ideas and perspectives. Identifies and takes steps to improve adaptability and continuous learning capabilities in own organization.
Build Relationships: Network Internally and Externally: Builds trusting, collaborative relationships and alliances with others, inside and outside of the organization. Relates to others in an accepting and respectful manner, regardless of their organizational level, personality, or background. Promotes a team-based work environment that respects, embraces, and values diversity in others.
Manages Pharmacy Operations: Conducts Associate meetings to identify and respond to their needs, concerns, and issues related to pharmacy products or services and to share information related to new initiatives. Ensures pharmacy operations are aligned with Company and regulatory (for example, HIPAA, SOP, QA) policies, standards, and procedures. Ensures adherence to proper policies and procedures for advising on, verifying, and dispensing products and Customer, insurance, and licensure issues. Documents information on changes in pharmaceutical products and procedures, and new ideas, approaches, and processes and shares the information with Associates and Managers.
Oversees Inventory Flow: Regularly monitors the inventory flow process to identify merchandise that needs to be ordered. Ensures proper execution of inventory flow processes. Monitors and evaluates the facility to identify and address problems with inventory flow.
Talent: Manage and Leverage Talent : Develops talent plans for own organization targeted at increasing effectiveness, building diversity, and enhancing bench strength. Manages roles, assignments, and developmental opportunities to maximize organizational performance. Ensures people processes (for example, selection, development, performance evaluation) lead to effective associate performance and desired results throughout own organization. Monitors associate performance and provides constructive feedback that is specific, honest, accurate, and timely. Provides learning opportunities, guidance, and support in the development of associates.
Manages Finances: Demonstrates sound financial management skills, including interpreting, analyzing, and explaining financial data and information. Manages budgets and ensures budgets and financial performance are aligned with business strategic requirements. Ensures assets, liabilities, revenues, and operating expenses are accounted for and reported. Complies with Company financial policies and procedures. Compiles and evaluates financial data to ensure operating procedures meet business needs. Monitors financial data and trends to identify and respond to market changes and other areas of opportunity.
Quality Patient Care-Facility: Creates a culture of patient care, safety, and accuracy. Communicates clear expectations regarding quality of care and patient safety. Ensures others are held accountable for following standard operating procedures (SOP) and achieving expected quality and patient safety goals. Ensures counseling (providing information related to the health service provided) occurs on new therapy (new items) and as requested by patients or required by practice or state regulations, including appropriate documentation. Analyzes and identifies areas of improvement needed and implements intervention steps to improve team knowledge and focus on patient safety and risk reduction. Promotes reporting and transparency of errors whether actual or patient perceived. Writes timely and effective plans of action focused on identification and correction of root cause.
Compliance Focused Execution-Facility: Creates and fosters an environment centered on health care compliance execution. Actively communicates, trains, and guides the processes for completion and follow-up on compliance initiatives to associates within Health & Wellness and other associates as applicable to the respective health care business. Implements compliance initiatives and priorities and monitors compliance execution by others. Ensures appropriate operational execution of billing procedures, HIPAA compliance adherence, and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP). Utilizes auditing processes to identify compliance issues and implement processes for improvement.
Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy or PharmD, degree or equivalent FPGEC (NABP).
Pharmacy license (by job entry date).
Completion of an ACPE accredited immunization training program (for example, APhA, Pharmacy School Curriculum, State Pharmacy Association sponsored).
Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.U.S. pharmacy related experience