(USA) Staff Pharmacist (hourly)
Lake Charles, LA
What you'll do...
Behind the counter? Yes. Behind the scenes? Hardly.
A Staff Pharmacist at Walmart is at the forefront of patient communications, listening and developing relationships with those that seek our quality, heartfelt care.
If you love talking to patients and advocating for their wellbeing, then this position is perfect for you. You will be empowered to share your clinical knowledge and work to the top of your license. Come ready to be a community leader — and a leader among the pharmacy staff.
The pharmacy environment is fast paced and equipped with the resources and technology you need to succeed. Your biggest tool will be your heart for human connection and wellness. Come ready to truly tap into your years of training as you create moments of care.
You’ll really wow us if…
- You’re an advocate of patient-centered care. You easily adapt to a patient base from a myriad of backgrounds and medical concerns, removing barriers for all patients to be healthier and happier.
- You’re accurate and consistent in all areas of patient care, from counseling patients to processing prescriptions to administering immunizations.
- You’re passionate about community involvement and enjoy doing outreach and events, including regular Wellness Days.
You’ll make an impact by…
- Truly understanding the business, from inventory control to cost savings for patients to compliance.
- Modeling and providing guidance to the pharmacy staff on proper customer service approaches, including techniques to make sure concerns are successfully resolved.
- Using tools, data and personal conversations to understand your community and common concerns and stay up to date on emergent and urgent health issues therein.
The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed in the role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.
Benefits & Perks:
Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas, and opinions – while being inclusive of all people.
Provides pharmaceutical care to Customers, including processing and accurately dispensing prescription orders, counseling Customers regarding health care and prescription medication needs, maintaining confidential information, maintaining controlled medication and required documentation.
Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans by providing expert advice and guidance to others in the application of information and best practices; supporting and aligning efforts to meet customer and business needs; and building commitment for perspectives and rationales.
Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders; identifying business needs; determining and carrying out necessary processes and practices; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; and adapting to competing demands, organizational changes, and new responsibilities.
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.
Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company standards of ethics and integrity by incorporating these into the development and implementation of business plans; using the Open Door Policy; and demonstrating and assisting others with how to apply these in executing business processes and practices.
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.
Maintains confidential information, documentation, and assigned records as required by Company policies, and local, State, and Federal guidelines.
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.
Customer/Member Centered: Meet Internal and External Customer/Member Needs: Identifies the requirements, expectations, and needs of customers/members. Supports and aligns with initiatives, goals, and actions focused on improving customer/member service. Addresses the concerns and issues of internal and external customers/members. Uses customer/member data, analyses, and insights to improve customer/member-related decisions.
Judgment: Demonstrate Professional Judgment : Researches and integrates relevant information and data, and uses expertise to make recommendations or decisions. Identifies and applies sound, fact-based criteria in setting priorities and making decisions. Uses business measures and analyses to identify improvement opportunities. Probes and looks beyond symptoms to determine the root causes of problems and identify possible solutions.
Execution and Results: Focus on Execution and Results: Aligns and pursues work activities to achieve the mission and business priorities of the organization. Shares information, practices, and resources across functions, organizations, and locations to improve performance. Effectively uses existing processes and tools to achieve performance objectives. Uses and explains major process steps to manage time, resources, and challenges to meet goals.
Planning and Improvement: Plan for and Improve Performance: Develops and implements plans, practices, and processes to better achieve organizational goals. Develops contingency plans to manage or eliminate potential problems. Identifies and recommends ways to continually improve and streamline processes and practices.
Influence and Communicate: Build Influence: Develops and presents logical, convincing reasons in support of one's perspectives and initiatives. Proactively shares relevant information and timely updates with appropriate people. Listens attentively and asks questions to ensure understanding. Researches information for and prepares documents and presentations that effectively convey relevant information in a timely manner.
Ethics and Compliance: Model Ethics and Compliance: Complies with policies and procedures. Demonstrates ethical performance. Supports efforts to enforce compliance with policies and procedures.
Adaptability: Adapt Professionally: Demonstrates creativity and strength in the face of change, obstacles, and adversity. Adapts to competing demands and shifting priorities. Updates and shares knowledge and skills to keep current in one's area of expertise. Embraces change and supports its implementation.
Build Relationships: Form Relationships : Builds trusting, collaborative relationships and alliances across functional and organizational boundaries. Relates to others in an accepting and respectful manner, regardless of their organizational level, personality, or background. Collaborates with people from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and functional areas to discover new perspectives.
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.Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy or PharmD degree, or equivalent FPGE (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.