Title: Patient Service Associate (PSA)
Reports to: Manager, Retail
Position type: Full-time, exempt
Location: Framingham, Hudson or Pittsfield, MA
$14-16 per hour
Paid time off
Employee Assistance Program and other benefits
Temescal Wellness operates legal cannabis companies that seek to expand access to consistently high-quality cannabis products. Founded in 2015 by Ted Rebholz, Temescal is privately-held and currently runs two dispensaries and a cultivation-and-manufacturing facility in New Hampshire; is building-out three dispensaries and a cultivation-and-manufacturing facility in Massachusetts; is launching its growing, processing and dispensary business in Maryland; and holds active ownership positions in two, revenue-generating cannabis product companies. Temescal Wellness will have multiple product brands, and multiple cultivation, manufacturing and retail locations nationwide.
Temescal Wellness strives to be the most trusted medical cannabis provider in the markets we serve. We have an incredible responsibility to serve qualified patients in states in which we operate. We are seeking individuals who share our commitment and passion for delivering high quality attention that our patients deserve. We encourage professional curiosity and endless growth opportunities. We operate in a transparent culture that moves swiftly all within a flat hierarchy. We offer perks like casual dress code, and volunteerism. All of our employees are bonus eligible.
The Patient Service Associate is responsible for the service of medical cannabis patients assisting the Management team in all facets of dispensary operations of a retail facility located in Hudson or Framingham, MA, pursuant to and in compliance with local and state laws and regulations, including 105A CMR 725 and 935 CMR 500. Temescal Wellness MA is a start-up business operating in an ever-changing regulatory landscape, and as such, the following job description may not include all necessary tasks. All employees will be expected to pitch in, as needed, to ensure the successful start-up and operation of each facility.
The Patient Service Associate position is designed to provide the individuals that we serve, across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, with a consultative buying experience that focuses on the needs, wants and aspirations of the patient. These responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
Assisting qualifying patients and caregivers in obtaining their cannabis/cannabis infused or medicated products
Ongoing training in customer service delivery
Dispensary opening and closing to include the protection of dispensary assets by following Temescal Wellness operational policies and procedures
Compliance with program regulations as it relates to retail operations and to the dispensing of medicated product to include the use of seed to sale software (BioTrack THC)
Maintenance of a well-stocked and beautifully merchandised dispensary
Uphold all standards pertaining to dispensary cleanliness and Serv-Safe for the handling of cannabis and cannabis infused products
Consistently provide a transformative guest experience by making every effort to partner with the patient to find the best available product for their stated need.
Maintain store security including building security and the security of all company assets to include the handling of cash and other financial instruments.
This job posting is intended to describe the general requirements for the performance of this role. It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. The role of the PSA will expand and evolve based upon the needs of the organization and the demands of our patient/customer.
Authentic passion to serve the qualifying patients and caregivers of the state of Massachusetts
Affinity for handling multiple demands simultaneously and proficiency with time management
Ability to learn and to use seed to sale POS software (BioTrack THC) in compliance with program regulations
Strong attention to detail
High-energy, enthusiasm and positivity, a general can-do spirit
Exemplary customer service skills as observed by supervisors and as validated by guest/patient feedback
Ability to actively listen to patients and to assist in guiding their product choices.
Thorough knowledge of all program guidelines and relevant Temescal Wellness policies and procedures
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to visually examine products for quality and signage/labeling accuracy
Enjoy a start-up environment that requires the ability to adapt to change and improvise to overcome unexpected challenges
Exhibit a “can-do” attitude and a willingness to take on new responsibilities and tasks as they become necessary
Ability to assure compliance by demonstrating attention to detail and the aptitude to process and internalize a large volume of information, most specifically around state regulations
Relentless pursuit of accuracy and of achieving efficiency through technology and scalable processes
Essential Job Functions:
Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time
Bend and stoop to grasp objects, bend and twist neck and waist, reach above and below shoulders and squat
Bend and lift loads, not to exceed 50 pounds
Repetitive use of hands for grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation
Due to the initial start-up phase of Temescal Wellness MA and the dynamic nature of the medical cannabis industry, this position may be asked to perform other functions not outlined in this job description.
Temescal Wellness is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. We recruit and hire applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information, or any other factor prohibited by law.
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