Patient Care Specialist

Apr 02 2024
Maui Wellness Group |Kahului|Full Time, $18.00 - $22.00 / hour
Category: Retail
Job Description

Position:   Patient Care Specialist (Full-time / Part-Time)          

Dept: Retail Operations

Locations: Kahului, Pukalani, Kihei

Reports to: Dispensary Manager

Travel required (% of time): 10%


Overview of Position and Successful Candidate Profile

*Must be 21+ years old to apply

The Patient Care Specialist (“PCS”) is the welcoming face of Maui Grown Therapies. PCS team members build trust with MGT patients by knowledgably meeting their product needs with compassion and integrity. The successful candidate will possess outstanding customer service skills, be an exceptional listener with a personable disposition, continuously strive to improve service skills and product knowledge, and work effectively as teammate in a close-knit, service intensive retail environment. This is an entry level position that offers successful candidates an opportunity to learn and grow with Hawai`i’s leading medical cannabis company.  


Duties and Responsibilities

The PCS closely interacts with patients in person at the Company’s dispensaries and virtually via telephone, email, chat, and streaming media. Additional duties include:

  • Greeting patients in person or virtually; scheduling appointments; assisting with patient intake and 329 card renewal procedures.
  • Responsible for conducting patient sales transactions accurately and timely.
  • Maintains patient records in compliance with all applicable laws and Company policies
  • Answers questions about Hawai'i medical cannabis laws and MGT from patients, prospective patients, and caregivers
  • Maintains a working knowledge of the Department of Health’s 329 patient certification program
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of MGTs products and services
  • Assists patients in assessing MGTs product and service options
  • Shares aggregated patient reviews and latest research reports collated by MGT management and the Science and Medical Advisory Board (“SMA”) to assist patients in understanding how products may help them achieve their goals
  • Establish and nurture relationships with past, current, and future patients
  • Complete administrative tasks as assigned, such as online menu audits, e-commerce, and loyalty program revisions
  • Offer suggestions to teammates that may improve service or product offerings centered on patient reports or concerns
  • Rapidly troubleshoot and solve patient concerns at the point of sale
  • Manage daily tasks to ensure operational standards are properly followed and completed
  • Promptly respond to online patient registrations
  • Confirm and assemble online orders
  • Assists the Dispensary Manager with inventory and daily and weekly cash management
  • Maintains a clean, safe, welcoming environment inside and outside the facility
  • Other duties as may be assigned by the Dispensary Manager




High school diploma or equivalent

2-year post-secondary education in a related field preferred

Work Experience Required

2+ years’ experience in a fast-paced client-service intensive industry – hospitality and retail backgrounds preferred

Work history showing progressive responsibility, willingness to accept, lead, and complete additional projects or challenges

Required Knowledge

Computer & equipment operations necessary for running an office/retail center (POS systems; Word; Excel; office equipment such as copiers/telephone systems)

Understanding of Hawai`i laws and regulations governing medical cannabis

Demonstrable basic inventory and cash management knowhow



Skills and Abilities

  • Outstanding phone and in-person customer service skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and calmly in a positive and didactic manner
  • Accustomed to working in a fast-paced environment while remaining calm
  • Able to adapt to change in a quick and positive manner
  • Basic computer skills and interest in learning new software programs, as needed
  • Ability to strictly maintain patient confidentiality
  • Skill in accurate cash management and inventory control
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively plan and prioritize
  • Ability to focus, attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Absolute reliability and honesty


Physical Requirements

  • Extended time standing, walking, bending, and reaching
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 35 pounds for a distance of 100 feet
  • Hawaii state resident
  • Must pass a drug test and background check (state mandated)
  • Reliable transportation and the ability to work at multiple locations on Maui


This job description is not intended to be and should not be construed as an inclusive list of all the responsibilities, skills or working conditions associated with the position. While it is intended to accurately reflect the position activities and requirements, Maui Wellness Group dba Maui Grown Therapies reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties and assign other tasks, as necessary.

External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed above) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.

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