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Professional Summary

Multi-state licensed pharmacist with experience delivering high-quality pharmaceutical care in retail settings. Combine clinical skills with business acumen and a proven ability to grow pharmacy revenues. Research, prepare and dispense medications and other pharmaceuticals according to professional standards and legal requirements.

Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Pharmaceutical Sciences 1989 Albany College of Pharmacy Albany, NY, USA Pharmaceutical Sciences
Professional Experience
Pharmacy Manager 09/2017 to Current 222 Cheslea Pharmacy (Specialty) New York, NY
  • Directly oversee day to day operations at the pharmacy retail level
  • Complete drug utilization reviews, to ensure proper dosage, drug interactions, allergies and contra-indicated medications
  • Review and audit all drug orders, third party transactions and relevant documentation.
  • Effectively prioritized task and organized workflow to increase efficiency.
  • Complete accurate cycle counts, inventory management and will-calls for customers.
  • Provide excellent client customer service to internal as well as external customers to include counseling on all medications if needed.
  • Considered an industry expert equipped with the ability to give immediate direction and leadership to rectify any issues
  • Ensure all controlled substance medications are counted and secured.
  • Ensure the facility is secured at all times
  • Complete annual requirements of continuing pharmaceutical education (CPE) and training.
Pharmacist 02/1991 to 08/2017 Rite Aid Pharmacy Fredericksburg, VA
  • Fill and screen more than 700 prescriptions (new and refills) weekly, progressive career with supervisory assignments in multiple states.
  • Lead initiatives to improve the quality of pharmaceutical care, train, supervise and lead pharmacy technicians on daily operations and protocol for the safe handling, safeguarding, and dispensing of controlled substances.
  • Compile purchase orders to replenish inventory, procure, store and dispense pharmaceutical products, controlled substances and over the counter medications; rotate merchandise, process returns on outdated or recalled medications.
  • Check and verify prescriptions; collaborate with patient physicians to resolve interpretation problems and discuss treatment plans; verify patient identification and process insurance claims. 
  • Answer customer questions pertaining to clinical diagnoses, educate patients; recommend changes in drug therapy or diet, counsel patients on adverse drug reactions and drug interactions, precautions for use of medicines (drug-food interactions, drug-drug interactions).
  • Prepare compounds for medications, apply standard formulas, weigh, measure and mix ingredients.
  • Complete annual requirements of continuing pharmaceutical education (CPE); attend industry trade show, seminars and conferences to maintain currency on subjects including but not limited to clinical research and disease state management.
  • Create and maintain pharmacy records and files, organize patient records and medication profiles, produce internal and external reports pertaining to pharmacy operations.
  • Recognized as Pharmacist of the Year (numerous occasions), recipient of multiple incentive awards.
  • Implement loss prevention measures, secure pharmacy, report security violations to store management; monitor daily operations to ensure quality.
  • Perform point of sale (POS) and cash transactions, process credit cards and personal checks, operate cash registers, balance cash drawers.
  • Interpersonal communicator, develop a rapport with regular customers, ensure customer satisfaction through efficient service and concern for their wellbeing.
Licenses

Licensed Pharmacist ID# (036), Dept. of Health, State of Va.


Licensed Pharmacist ID# (040514) Dept. of Health, State of NY.
Certifications
Certification: Immunizations
Certification: CPR/BLS/ACLS AHA
Additional Information
  • Reference available upon request
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Summary
Results-driven licensed pharmacist with over 20 years of experience in retail, specialty, hospital, sterile and non sterile pharmacy environments. Recognized as an effective leader in Pharmacy management utilizing open and clear communication, excellent time management skills and the ability to conform to deadlines. Customer service focused, dependable and multitask oriented.
Accomplishments
  • Operations Management: Managed ImprimisRx as PIC, Customer Service and Facilities Manager which resulted in a 20% reduction of overall operational costs Project Management: Spearheaded the installation of two new computer programs Lifefile and PCCA's The Compounder) which resulted in improved communication to the corporate headquarters and the ability to access information of other locations leading increased customer service throughout the US.
  • Staff Development: Mentored and trained customer service staff during the growth of the department and company which enhanced overall customer satisfaction by 25%.
Skills
  • USP 795/797/800 knowledge and Leadership/communication skills
  • Sterile Compounding knowledge (TPN, Cardioplegia, Chemotherapy, IV, Pain )
  • Licensed in OR and PA
  • Management
  • Clinical experience with HIV, Hepatitis C, Oral Oncology REMS Programs
  • Transplant
  • Community pharmacy management
  • Prolific in Microsoft Excel, Word, Office
  • Immunization Certification 
  • CPR/AED/First Aid Certified
  • Certified in Oral Contraceptive Dispensing
  • Trained in Metabolic Testing 
  • Certified in Oral Contraceptive Dispensing
  • MTM Certified
  • APhA Opioid Course Certification
  • MTM Certified
  • Excellent communication
Experience
08/2017 to Current
Staff Pharmacist Walmart Pharmacy Klamath Falls, OR

Currently working in a high volume situation which focuses on patient care. Duties including checking prescriptions, managing technicians counselling of patients and  administering immunizations. Also, trained in patient screening on blood sugar and A1c testing, body mass index and cholesterol. Certified through Oregon State University in the dispensing of Oral Contraceptives. Trained in evaluating Opioid precriptions utilizing CDC Guidelines and therapeutic management. Raised patient adherence rates to first place in the market.

05/2017
Clinical Pharmacist Enclara Pharmacia Philadelphia, PA Call center position dealing directly with hospice nurses documenting drug regimens. Reviewed patients' regimens  for appropriate therapy and dosage. Recommended adjuvant therapy based on patient symptoms and need for certain therapies. Also verified prescriptions for accuracy and controlled substance rules and regulations based on hospice guidelines.
11/2016 to 02/2017
Clinical Pharmacist OptumRx/Futurescripts Philadelphia, PA
  • Prior Authorization Clinical Pharmacist making clinical evaluations on the appropriateness of all therapies requiring prior authorization.
  • Conducted Peer to Peer reviews with prescribers in the appeals process.
09/2016 to 11/2016
Clinical Pharmacist Cigna Horsham, PA
  • Evaluated prescription orders in the Specialty Rx Department.
  • Reviewed technician entered orders for accuracy, dosage appropriateness drug/medication interactions.
11/2015 to 08/2016
Pharmacist in Charge/Facilities Manager Folcroft, PA
11/2015 to 02/2016
Pharmacy Supervisor
  • Promoted to PIC position in 2/16.
  • Oversaw entire facility operations including pharmacy, customer service, billing and shipping departments.
  • Communicate policy and procedure changes, system enhancements, and clinical updates to all pharmacy staff as the facility changed over from TAG Pharmacy to ImprimisRx.
  • Ensure the proper training and documentation of yearly technician compentencies.
  • Led PCAB, ACHC and FDA inspections.
08/2015 to 11/2015
Community Pharmacist Makefield Town Pharmacy Yardley, PA
  • Performed extensive patient counseling and OTC recommendation.
  • Outreach and continual contact with local physicians' offices and staff for patient medication management.
03/2012 to 05/2015
Staff Pharmacist CVS/CarePlus Pharmacy Philadelphia, PA
  • Initializing started as Checking Pharmacist for HIV,Transplant, Hepatits C prescriptions.
  • Promoted to Oncology Department to oversee the handling of Celgene REMS products including Revlimid, Thalomid and Pomalyst.
  • Through time management technique and organizational skills improved the overall efficiency and dispensing of prescriptions.
  • Counseled patients and maintained REMS program, paperwork, reported ADE and followed up on all reports.
  • Managed the high dollar inventory of the department and increased the turn rate of inventory.
04/2010 to 03/2012
Staff Pharmacist Temple Hospital PT Pool Pharmacist Philadelphia, PA
  • Interpreted and entered generated orders.
  • Reviewed orders for appropriateness based on dosage and patient parameters.
  • Prepared IV solutions including Chemotherapy, IVIG and medications for MRI and CAT Scan procedures.
  • Maintained Pyxis Stations and ordered and maintained inventory.
03/2007 to 03/2012
Staff Pharmacist/Supervisor Central Admixture Pharmacy Services Horsham, PA
  • Compounded TPN, Cardioplegia, Pain Management and Unit Dose Solutions per physician custom order.
  • Oversaw the compounding of orders using BAXA em2400 PUMPS.
  • Supervise technicians during the compounding process to ensure aseptic technique and that SOPs were followed.
  • Interface with hospital pharmacy staff when orders needed further evaluation.
01/1998 to 03/2007
Pharmacist Manager Towne Pharmacy NJ
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Pharmacy University of the Sciences Philadelphia, PA Pharmacy
Skills
aseptic technique, billing, C, Chemotherapy, Clinical experience, communication skills, Oral, counseling, customer service, documentation, inventory, Leadership, medication management, Microsoft Excel, Office, Word, Oncology, organizational skills, Pain Management, Self-motivated, shipping, technician, time management
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Professional Summary
Efficient, self motivated and customer oriented pharmacist with 12 years of professional work experience.  Seeking part time position to further develop knowledge and expertise while simultaneously contributing to an organization dedicated to patient care. Overall goal includes enhancing the patient experience by leveraging comprehensive pharmacy experience.
Skill Highlights
  • Strong Consultation Skills
  • Skilled in Medication Therapy Management
  • Superior Time Management Skills
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Thrives in Face Paced, Dynamic Work Environments
  • Exceptional Patient Care Interaction
  • Strong Multitasking Skills
  • Strong Leadership Skills
Work History
10/2017 to Current
Staff Pharmacist Carezone Pharmacy Nashville, TN
  • Effectively prioritize tasks and organize workflow to increase efficiency.
  • Communicate regularly with physicians, nurses, insurance companies and managed care organizations.
  • Complete new and update patient profiles, including lists of patient medications.
  • Correctly complete pharmacy paperwork, including daily and weekly reports.
  • Provide medication therapy management to patients.
  • Check prescriptions for appropriate dosage, drug interactions, allergies and contra-indications before dispensing medications.
  • Resolve/diffuse customer service related issues.
03/2016 to 10/2017
Staff Pharmacist (Full Time 40 hrs/wk) CVS Specialty Pharmacy Bartlett, Tennessee

Key Achievements 

  • Lead  team of 8 pharmacy technicians to efficiently pick, pack, and ship up to 1500 prescription orders daily.
  • Optimize processes to sustain quality and patient experience.

Responsibilities 

  • Comply with REMs program for various specialty medications ensuring safety and risk mitigation with high risk drugs.
  • Routine ADR reporting.
  • Assist with interviewing, training, and coaching pharmacy technician staff.
  • Document, track, and resolve quality assurance issues.
  • Partner closely with pharmacy supervisor to determine areas of pharmacy operations needing improvement and implementing plans of action.
  • Resolve/diffuse customer service related issues.
  • Perform medication profile reviews and document interventions.
  • Patient consultation regarding specialty medications.
  • Perform prescription verification.
  • Dispense both scheduled and non scheduled substances according to state and federal law guidelines. 
  • Communicate with other health care professionals via telephone or written communication to assess patients needs, that necessary labs are provided, and outcomes. 
09/2012 to 03/2016
Clinical Pharmacist (Full Time 40 hrs/wk) Enclara Pharmacia Memphis, TN

Key Achievements 

  • Selected to join a small team of staff designated to handle special accounts in order to provide individualized care to clients with unique requirements. 
  • Recognized consistently through client feedback for service and reliability. 

Responsibilities 

  • Served as a palliative care clinician for hospice patients in a medication management support center, providing end-of-life pain and symptom management to improve patient quality of life and outcomes.
  • Demonstrated and relayed to clients, thorough knowledge of our formulary, as well as individualized custom formularies specific to certain clients.
  •  Communicated/Consulted with nurses and physicians via telephone/email to concerning treatment options.
  • Monitored/Assessed  patient outcomes by interpreting lab values , physical assessment data and other diagnostic parameters available as provided by nursing staff. 
  • Documented patient care interventions for outcomes measures
  • Assisted clients in selecting cost effective, appropriate formulary alternatives for high cost medications, and clarify step therapy protocol.
  • Assisted with adjudication of fee for service, as well as PBM claims and performed drug utilization reviews to ensure appropriateness of therapy and to identify medication related issues or interactions.
  • Kept accurate records of patient or medication related issues and information, lab results, and recommended adjustments when necessary.
  • Verified that prescriptions faxes for medication orders are entered into the computer system accurately before being sent for order fulfillment and shipment.
  • Ensured that DEA and all other pertinent regulations were followed when processing prescription drug orders
  • Used problem solving and analytical skills to prevent or resolve potential medication related issues by working with other health care professionals to develop appropriate care plans for patients.
  • Addressed concerns from clients regarding product selection to promote cost effectiveness and further alignment of our hospice partners with CMS guidelines for hospice.
  • Worked in a call center environment, demonstrating strong communication, and interpersonal skills while maintaining positive client relationships
  • Assisted with training of new pharmacist personnel.
  • Authorized dispensing of both scheduled and non scheduled substances according to state and federal regulations.
03/2012 to 09/2012
Staff Pharmacist (Full Time 40 hrs/wk) Wal-Mart Pharmacy Memphis, TN

Key Achievements 

  • Worked directly with Pharmacy  Manager to assist with daily operations, in absence of assistant pharmacy manager. 

Responsibilities

  • Oversaw prescription dispensing activities by ensuring technicians fill for accurate medication, dosage form, and apply proper labeling.
  • Ensured Tennessee and Federal pharmacy regulations are upheld in filling all prescriptions, especially controlled substances.
  • Maintained accurate and complete records as well as inventory control, drug counts.
  • Performed medication profile reviews to assure safety and appropriateness of drug therapy to prevent drug related issues or interactions, duplicate therapy, allergic reactions, toxicities, or to detect non compliance concerns.
  • Kept patient medication profiles accurate and up to date.
  • Identified drug interactions, or issues and addressed them with patient and physician when necessary.
  • Assisted with new technician/pharmacist training.
  • Suggested alternative medications or therapeutic interchange when applicable.
  • Identified medications requiring prior authorization and work with physicians to provide cost effective formulary alternatives
  • Processed third party billing and assisted with resolution of billing issues.
12/2011
Staff Pharmacist Overnight (70hrs/wk) 7 days on 7 days off Walgreens Pharmacy Memphis, TN

Key Achievements 

  • Independently devised processes to ensure accuracy and quality to compensate for being the sole employee on staff overnight. 
  • Successfully multitasked duties and met order ready commitments continuously, while providing excellent customer service.

Responsibilities 

  • Administered immunizations, and blood pressure screenings, as well as follow up with patients to monitor progress.
  • Compounded prescription medications when necessary per physicians request.
  • Ensured Tennessee and Federal pharmacy regulations were upheld in filling all prescriptions, especially controlled substances.
  • Maintained accurate and complete records as well as inventory control, drug counts.
  • Performed medication profile reviews to assure safety and appropriateness of drug therapy, prevent drug related issues or interactions, duplicate therapy, allergic reactions, toxicities, and to detect non compliance concerns.
  • Identified drug interactions, or issues and addressed them with patient and physician suggesting therapeutic interchange when applicable.
  • Assisted Medicare patients with plan selection in order to reduce out of pocket medical costs to patient.
  • Processed third party billing and resolved billing issues.
Education
2005
Pharm D. :
Xavier University of Louisiana College of Pharmacy - New Orleans, LA
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Professional Summary
Pharmacist with demonstrated versatility in adapting to ever-increasing complexity in the health care industry. Committed to providing quality pharmaceutical care as an essential link in disease management.
Skills
  • Motivated self-starter
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Skilled in clinical interventions
  • Accurate pharmaceutical calculations
  • Prescription drug interaction assessment
  • Extensive knowledge in Centriq, AHT, QS1, Greenway, Meditech, and Pyxis computer systems
Experience
Clinical Pharmacist, 07/2001 to Current
Motion Picture Television Fund Woodland Hills, CA
  • Display patient-oriented and comprehensive clinical pharmacy services and pharmaceutical care.
  • Screen prescriptions for appropriate drug therapy, strength, dosage form, drug interactions, and therapeutic intervention.
  • Properly clean and maintain department equipment such as IV hoods.
  • Compound and repackage medications, including unit-doses, topical medications and sterile products.
  • Provide drug information and consultation to patients to enhance compliance.
  • Perform monthly skilled nursing facility chart reviews.
  • Inspect nurses stations drug storage sites, monitor drug supply expiration dates, and ensure proper supply levels.
  • Monitor patients in acute geriatric behavior health unit using extensive knowledge in geriatric dosing and safety.
  • Performed inpatient hospital packaging, labeling, and dispensing intravenous admixture solutions.
Staff Pharmacist, 02/2000 to 09/2003
Savon Pharmacy Simi Valley, CA
  • Properly filled and dispensed an average of 800 prescriptions per day. 
  • Provided information and advice regarding drug interactions, side effects, dosage,  and proper medication storage.
  • Collaborated with other health care professionals to plan and monitor the effectiveness of drug regimens, providing advice on drug applications.
  • Analyzed prescribing trends to monitor patient compliance and to prevent excessive usage or harmful interactions
  • Staff Pharmacist, 09/1996 to 11/1999
    Community Distributors Stirling, NJ
    • Filled, compounded, and dispensed prescription medication.
    • Consulted patients on appropriate drug therapy.
    • Supervised staff and conducted purchase orders.
    • Managed inventory control and accurate record keeping
    • Effectively resolved insurance billing rejections and other billing issues.
    Education/Certifications
    Bachelor of Science: Pharmacy, 1996
    Long Island University School Of Pharmacy - Brooklyn, New York


    • American Heart Association approved Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
    • AphA accredited Immunization Delivery certification
    • AphA certified in Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services (MTM)
    • Member of California Pharmacist Association
    • National Provider Number 117
    • References available upon request

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    Summary
    Enthusiastic Clinical Pharmacist with a track record of maintaining positive relationships with customers, pharmaceutical representatives, manufacturers, medical professionals, healthcare organizations and insurance providers.
    Patient service-oriented Pharmacist with Bachelor of Pharmacy degree and advanced certification in Pharmacist Immunization Delivery. Strong background in clinical pharmacology.
    Skills
    • Pharmaceutical storage awareness
    • Drug distribution professional
    • Patient counseling expert
    • Hospital and retail pharmacy professional
    • Microsoft Office
    • Knowledgeable of Basic dosages of Drug.
    • Drug utilization review
    • Strong decision-making ability
    • Drug machanism
    • Strong background in FDA drug safety guidelines
    • Expert understanding of Medicare and Medicaid processes.
    Experience & Training
    06/2016 to 07/2017
    Pharmacist JAMS Pharmaceuticals Dhaka, Dhaka Division
    I worked as a production Pharmacist.
    I had taken Quality Control Assurance Training (June,2016-August,2016).
    Reference Number: JP/201/2017
    03/2016 to 06/2016
    Pharmacist Lazz Pharma Dhaka, Dhaka Division
    Provided friendly customer service at prescription drop-off and pick-up counters. Maintained drug inventory levels by ordering necessary medications and supplies and verifying deliveries against purchase orders. Maintained proper storage and security conditions for all drugs.
    Strictly maintained customer and patient confidentiality.

    08/2017 to 12/2017
    Sales Associate / Cashier HomeSense, Yonge Street, Toronto, ON, Canada Toronto, Ontario
    Education
    2017
    Pharmacy Southeast University Dhaka, Dhaka Division, Bangladesh
    I have completed 4years bachelor of pharmacy degree.
    Student ID: 029
    2013
    12 Grade (HSC): Science Tejgaon College Dhaka Dhaka, Dhaka Division, Bangladesh Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology.
    2011
    10 Grade (SSC): Science Green Heart School Dhaka , Dhaka Division, Bangladesh Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics and Higher Mathematics.
    Reference
    Reference available upon request
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    Summary
    Staff Pharmacist licensed in Florida and New Jersey with PharmD degree and ten years providing pharmacy services in a retail setting and certified to administer immunizations. Dedicated to providing the highest quality patient care possible.
    Skills


    • Patient counseling  
    • Strong decision-making ability
    • Medication Therapy Management
    • Efficient and accurate
    • Bilingual in Spanish and English
     
     
    Experience
    May 2014
    to
    October 2017
    Walgreens Pharmacy Belleville, New Jersey Staff Pharmacist
    October 2007
    to
    March 2013
    Walgreens Pharmacy Palm Bay, Florida Staff Pharmacist


    • Provided patient consultation, medication management,  immunizations, diabetes management.
    • Communicated with medical providers to clarify medications, dosage, interactions and obtain refills. 
    • Reviewed prescriptions for accuracy.
    • Supervised Pharmacy Technicians.
    • Ensured compliance with Federal and State laws.
    • Assisted and supported pharmacy manager to ensure proper workflow.
    Education and Training
    2007
    Nova Southeastern University Davie, Florida Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)
    Certifications
    • Immunization Certified
    • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

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    Summary
    Experienced Pharmaceutical Industry Pharmacist, proficient in developing creative customer service-based program strategies.
     
    Disciplined leader with expertise in researching and developing pharmaceutical formulations competitive products, following US Pharmacopeia Standards, by identifying and evaluating product characteristics, market, pricing, and advertising while maintaining research databases.
     ​
    Results-oriented mentor dedicated to identifying and cultivating team members' skills and talents to improve team performance and efficiency.
    Skills
    • Safety Standards
    • Training and development  
    • Process Research
    • Relationship and team building
    • Confident public speaker
    • Sound decision making 
    • Operations management
    • Business analysis
    • Staff Training
    • Time Management
    • Business Development
    Experience
    CONSULTANT -MEDICAL SCIENCE LIAISON May 2017 to Current
    Med Plus Solutions San Juan, Puerto Rico

    Provided clinical case and scientific data for patient specific medical conditions.
    Identified, developed and evaluated marketing strategies based on knowledge of company objectives and market trends.

    Developed close communication with healthcare providers to facilitate scientific documentation for appropriate pharmaceutical formulations treatments, study ideas and performs scientific literature search.  
    Compiled comprehensive lists describing product and service offerings.
    Service provided as a Part Time position

     

    FACULTY FOR TRAININGS & CONSULTANT Apr 2017 to Current
    American College-Apothecaries Bartlett, TN

    Provided onsite training in Pharmaceutical Compounding in Puerto Rico and Memphis TN on Non-Sterile and Sterile Formulations following US Pharmacopeia Standards and Chapters USP 795, USP 797 & USP 800.

    Planned and coordinated the establishment of Puerto Rico training center.  Developed marketing strategies to reach potential candidates for training from Puerto Rico Pharmacies Associations, Pharmacist Society and other pharmacist groups. 
    Executed integrated advertising campaign across multiple media channels.

    DIRECTOR OF PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOUNDING SERVICES Nov 2015 to May 2017
    MedPlus Solutions San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Managed  and monitored all the Start-up activities to create a company division of pharmaceutical formulations.  
    Lead the infrastructure development, purchase equipment and material negotiations for the new area. Applied pharmaceutics and research knowledge to develop Standards Operating Procedures (SOPs), developed Bill of Materials (BOM) for new formulas, including quality assurance guidelines.
    Evaluated team member performance and offered constructive feedback. Led weekly program management meetings. Oversee inventory management and profitability including pricing compounded medications. 
    Met with clients one-on-one to determine necessary services and make appropriate treatment recommendations.  Promoted pharmaceutical formulation awareness through consultations, clinical case and scientific data. Expanded company client service offering new medication treatment alternatives for patient specific medical conditions.
    CLINICAL TRAILS SPECIALIST -PHARMACISTS Oct 2007 to Jun 2012
    University of Puerto Rico - Clinical Research Center-Medical Sciences Campus San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Worked closely with Investigators, the clinical research coordinator, and sponsors' representatives to coordinate study logistics to ensure high-quality pharmaceutical care to all patients enrolled in clinical studies. Kept inventory count and verified study agents storage conditions.  Determined how the drug will be prepared, following US. Pharmacopeia Chapter 797 standards, dispensed and stored to enhance patient care.  
    Maintained updated records such as pharmacy files, patient profiles, charge system files, inventories and poison or controlled drug registries. 
    Managed pharmacy inventory through proper medication ordering, returns and inter-store transfers. Provided
     quality drug therapy  for patients, medication education and information for physicians and Research Center personnel and solutions to specific drug-related problems.
    ADJUNCT PROFESSOR May 2005 to Current
    University of Puerto Rico, School of Pharmacy, Medical Science Campus San Juan, Puerto Rico

    Designed and teach lectures related to Novel Drugs and Pharmaceutical Calculations.  Developed and designed a manual and problem solving-based learning experiences, through literature search, to develop non sterile pharmaceutical formulations procedures and teach live procedures in the laboratory. 
    Initiated thought-provoking classroom and laboratory discussions to help students develop their critical thinking abilities.  Inspired students to translate their academic interests into the real world by taking positive actions.  
    Kept abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature and attending professional conferences.




    MEDICAL FORMULATIONS SERVICES SPECIALIST- CONSULTANT Dec 2004 to Oct 2015
    Pharmacy Innovations Erie Erie, PA

    Developed innovative product solutions grounded in clear understanding of customer needs. Analyzed performance of all marketing programs to identify the best opportunities for optimization. Provided clinical case studies data, medication formulations treatment options and documentation for specialist healthcare providers like pain management physicians, antiaging practitioners, veterinary doctors and as well alternatives for unmet medical needs. 
    Completed strategic competitive analysis by assessing strengths and weaknesses of competitors. Compiled comprehensive lists describing product and service offerings. 
    Worked effectively in a heavily cross-functional, fast paced environment. 



    SPEAKER & TRAINER Jun 2004 to Current
    University of Puerto Rico - Continuing Education Division-School of Pharmacy Medical Sciences Campus San Juan, Puerto Rico

    Designed and teach Scientific and Continuing Education Presentations for Pharmacists and Pharmacist Technicians, in subjects related to the standards of the United State Pharmacopeia (USP) Sterile preparations based on USP 797 and Non-Sterile Compounding based on USP 795.  Designed conferences and regulatory reviews in adhere to the guidelines mandated by the Puerto Rico Pharmacy Law and FDA regulations. 
    Resolved customer questions, issues and complaints. Developed, implemented and monitored educational and training programs. 



    DRUG INFORMATION CENTER PHARMACIST Mar 2002 to Jun 2008
    University of Puerto Rico - Drug Information Center- Medical Sciences Campus San Juan, Puerto Rico

    Maintained communication and interaction with pharmaceutical companies' agents, to search for medical literature articles, to support their products promotion.  Analyzed drugs information requested from Health Professionals, students, and patients and search in the Medical Literature, References Books and data bases such as Micromedex, International Pharmaceutical Abstracts, and PubMed, for answers.  Ensured the accuracy of public information and materials.

    Incorporated evidence-based care information into pharmaceutical practice consultations  to ensure high quality care for patients and their families. Developed and arranged continuing education opportunities for all staff to increase knowledge and skills. Cooperated with other health related agencies and organizations in community activities. 


    CLINICAL STAFF PHARMACIST Apr 1993 to Mar 1996
    Grady Hospital Health System Atlanta, Georgia

    Worked closely with pharmacists and used medication input software to safely and accurately dispense medication.

    Assisted in the supervision of pharmacy staff and and participated in quality assurance audits program. Developed a portfolio of instructions in Spanish for the most common medications used by the Hispanic patients, provided counseling and support on their medication therapy. Reported and documented drug Interactions. 

    Interpreted and evaluated the validity and safety of medication orders and prescriptions. Maintained proper storage and security conditions for all drugs. Collaborated closely with healthcare professionals to monitor and assess the quality and effectiveness of drugs or drug regimens.


    CLINICAL PHARMACIST Nov 1991 to Nov 1992
    Puerto Rico Medical Center - University Hospital San Juan, Puerto Rico

    Entered new patient profiles and prescriptions into medication input software system.
    Communicated directly with doctors' offices via telephone, fax and email.
    Dispensed and delivered patient medications to patients throughout the hospital.
    Responsible for in-patient pharmacist services in specialized areas like: oncology, internal surgery and the  intensive care unit (ICU).


    CLINICAL PHARMACIST Mar 1990 to Oct 1991
    Ryder Memorial Hospital - Humacao: Emergency Room Humacao, Puerto Rico

    Dispensed and delivered patient medications to patients throughout the hospital.
    Worked closely with pharmacists and used medication input software to safely and accurately dispense medication.

    Education and Licenses
    MPH, Public Health Public Health Graduate School San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States

    Master's degree in Public Health, 
    Minor in Public Health Administration


    Bachelor of Science, Pharmaceutical Sciences School Of Pharmacy University of Puerto Rico San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States

    Coursework in Pharmaceutical Sciences.
    Minor in Toxicology Research. 

    Licensed as Pharmacist  in Puerto Rico and Georgia USA

    Languages: Fully bilingual, English and Spanish


    Compounding Expert Title , Pharmaceutical Compounding Universidad San Jorge Zaragoza, Villanueva de Gallego, Spain

    Título Propio Experto en Formulación de Medicamentos Individualizados, June 2018




    Activities and Honors

    INNOVATIVE PHARMACIST – EXCELLENCE IN INNOVATION AWARD  2014

    Colegio de Farmaceuticos de Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico Pharmacist Association) Sponsored Upsher-Smith Laboratories. This award recognizes a PR Pharmacist Association Member that is directly involved in projects or practice of pharmacy that has either significantly improved patient care, added to the scope of pharmacy practice, introduced a concept that promotes the innovative pharmacist image. The pharmacist honored, exercise professional roles and responsibilities within the highest standards of professional ethics.


    PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

    International Society of Pharmaceutical Compounding ( ISPhC) President -Member of Board of Trustees

    International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP), Board of Directors

    American College of Apothecaries (ACA), Fellow 

    American College of Veterinary Pharmacists (ACVP), Fellow 

    Colegio de Farmaceuticos de Puerto Rico (CFPR, Puerto Rico Pharmacist Society) 

     

    TRAININGS & CERTIFICATIONS

    June 2017

    USP <800> USP General Chapter <800> Hazardous Drugs - Handling in Healthcare Settings at USP Headquarters

    USP <797> Pharmaceutical Compounding, Sterile Preparations at USP Headquarters

    USP <795> Pharmaceutical Compounding – Nonsterile Preparations at USP Headquarters

     

    July 2017

    Fundamental Compounding & Calculations, American College of Apothecaries, Bartlett, Tennessee 

    Clinical Dermatological and Cosmeceutical Compounding, American College of Apothecaries, Bartlett, Tennessee


    Feb. 2018 

    Comprehensive Sterile Compounding, American College of Apothecaries, Bartlett, Tennessee


    Feb.  2016

    Comprehensive Compounding Course (C3) in USP 795, Professional Compounding Centers of America, Inc. (PCCA), Houston, Texas


    June 2016

    Dermatology/Wound /Scars Specialist, Professional Compounding Centers of America, Inc. (PCCA), Houston, Texas


    Jul. 2014

    USP <797> Pharmaceutical Compounding, Sterile Preparations at USP Headquarters USP <795> Pharmaceutical Compounding – Nonsterile Preparations at USP Headquarters


    Apr. 2009;  Sep. 2008

    PCCA Veterinary Symposiums: Columbus Ohio, San Diego California. Review veterinary drug information, discuss disease states and compounded drug therapy for various species including canine, feline, equine, and exotics, evaluate legal and ethical requirements of compounding for animals.


    Feb. 2008

    Implementation Aseptic  Training, 20 CE Hrs., at Professional Compounding Centers of America, Inc. (PCCA), Houston, Texas

     

    Oct. 2007

    Congreso de Formulacion Magistral,  Asociacion Espanola de Formulacion Magistral & ISPhC,  Madrid, SpainAug. 2006 International Compounding Course, ISPhC & Anfarmag, Salvador Bahia, Brasil

     


    Aug. 2004

    Aseptic Compounding Training, 40 CE Hrs. at Professional Compounding Centers of America, Inc. (PCCA), Houston, Texas

     

    Aug. 2003

    Non Sterile Compounding Training, 16 CE Hrs., at Professional Compounding Centers of America, Inc. (PCCA), Houston, Texas

     

    PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS 

    •Mentoring and Training in Compounding: Empowering the Pharmacy Profession,  American College of Apothecaries Annual Conference,  March 2018, Ponte Vedra Florida


    • UPS 797 and USP 800 Standards: Overview and Implementation to your Practice. 6 Hours ACPE Continuing Education Course, Accredited by The American College of Apothecaries, to be provided to Specialty Pharmacies and Hospital Pharmacies in P.R. Since May, 2017


    • La tecnica aseptica en la preparacion de medicamentos esteriles: seguridad del paciente. ( Sterile compounding aseptic technique:  for the patient safety)  Convencion del Colegio de Farmaceuticos de Puerto Rico, Aug. 2014


    • USP 797 y el Reglamento de Farmacia de PR –Estandares para Preparaciones Esteriles. (USP 797 and Puerto Rico Pharmacy Rule: Standards for Sterile Preparations) Escuela de Farmacia  UPR Division de Educacion Continua Sep. 2011 


    • Nuevos Requisitos Para Preparaciones Intravenosas segun el Reglamento del Departamento de   Salud (New Requirements for Intravenous preparations according to the PR Department of Health Regulation), Convencion Asociacion de Hospitales de Puerto Rico, Oct 22, 2010


    •USP Chapter 797: Challenges, Opportunities and Competencies for the Pharmacy Technician, VA Caribbean Healthcare System, 3rd Pharmacy Symposium, August 8-9, 2009


    •Preparaciones Intravenosas, las preparamos o las compramos? (Intravenous preparations, do we prepare or buy them?) Convencion Colegio de Farmaceuticos de PR, Agosto 2008, Fajardo PR


    •Analizando el reglamento del Secretario de Salud No. 133 a la luz de la Farmacopea de EE.UU (Analyzing the Secretary of Health Regulation No. 133 through USA Pharmacopeia) , Division de Medicamentos y Farmacias, Departamento de Salud de PR, June, 2009 


    •Compounding in Puerto Rico: II SYMPOSIUM OF ISPhC, October 11, 2008 Tampa, Florida (USA) Included at the program of the NCPA's 110 Annual Convention


    •Compounding Pharmacy in Puerto Rico, International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding, Vol. 13 No. 4 , pp 350-351,  July/ August 2009•Compounding in Puerto Rico, International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding, Vol. 12 No.2 , pp 110-111,  March/ April 2008

     

    •El cuidado farmaceutico a traves de las preparaciones extemporaneas (Pharmacy Care through compounded preparations) Revista Farmaceutica Vol. 63 No 3, pp 14-18, 2004 


    •USP 797, Aseptic Techniques Trainings: Provide 16 hrs. and 7 hrs. trainings, based on USP 797 for Spanish speaking pharmacist and pharmacy technicians in hospitals and infusion pharmacies in Puerto Rico: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

     

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    Summary
    Staff Pharmacist licensed in Virginia, Kentucky and South Carolina with a PharmD degree and 25 years providing consistent quality pharmacy services in a retail setting. Well-versed in dispensing, compounding and medication management therapy. Dedicated to providing the highest quality patient care possible.
    Skills
    • APhA Cerification in Diabetes Care
    • Expert understanding of Medicare and Medicaid processes
    • Exceptional patient care and interaction
    • HIPAA trained
    • Medication compounding expert (PCCA certified in both non-sterile and sterile compounding)
    • Certified immunizing Pharmacist in Virginia, Kentucky and South Carolina
    • Patient counseling expert
    • Drug Utilization Review
    • CPR certification
    • Strong decision-making ability
    Experience
    02/2015 to Current
    PIC/Staff Pharmacist CVS Pharmacy Warrenton, VA
    • Consistently uphold proper pharmacy and general safety procedures and standards.
    • Maintain proper inventory levels, rotate stock and immediately comply with prescription drug recalls.
    • Successfully assist customers with medical issues and provide valuable healthcare counseling.
    • Safely administer vaccinations per protocol
    • Resolve insurance issues on a daily basis involving prior authorizations, transmission problems, and formulary changes by communicating with physicians, patients, and insurance companies.
    01/2009 to 02/2015
    PIC/Staff Pharmacist/Overnight Pharmacist CVS Pharmacy Lexington, KY
    • Efficiently worked in a high volume, fast paced environment while still providing friendly customer service.
    • Collaborated closely with healthcare professionals to monitor and assess the quality amd effectiveness of drugs or drug regimens.
    • Oversaw the pharmacy technicians' drug preparation and distribution activities to provide safe, efficient care for patients.
    • Became immunization certified and safely administered immunizations at the store level and flu clinics.
    04/1996 to 01/2009
    Pharmacist-in-charge Northside Pharmacy Lexington, KY
    • Developed a Patient/Pharmacist/Physician Partnership program for disease state management
    • Conducted drug utilization reviews, drug interventions and therapy management.
    • Proficiently processed and dispensed written, oral and electronic prescriptions.
    • Oversaw pharmacy technician's preparation of materials prior to compounding medications pursuant to physician's prescription.
    • Reconciled Insurance Reimbursement Checks with claims processed to ensure proper payment.
    • Sterile Compounding and Compounding certified through Professional Compounding Centers of America (PCCA)
    Education and Training
    PharmD: Pharmacy University of Kentucky Lexington, KY, United States
    BS Pharmacy 1995
    Graduated Cum Laude
    Activities and Honors
    Full Scholarship varsity swimmer 1
    Full Scholarship athletic continuation 1993-95
    NCAA Full Scholarship 1995-96
    Athletic All-American 1993
    Olympic Trial Qualifier 1992, 1996, 2000
    Scholar Athlete Awarded 1
     
    Top Pharmacy in CVS District KY 2014
    Top Pharmacy in CVS District VA 2015
     
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    Professional Summary
    Pharmacist with demonstrated versatility in adapting to ever-increasing complexity in the healthcare industry. Committed to providing quality pharmaceutical care as an essential link in disease management, with three year's work at a leading national drugstore chain and a busy community pharmacy. Dedicated, hard-working, reliable and accurate professional who delivers courteous service at all times.
    Skills
    • In good standing with the Alberta college of pharmacist
    • Flexibility in scheduling
    • In-depth pharmacy law knowledge
    • Motivated self-starter
    • Prescription drug interaction assessment
    • Retail pharmacy procedure knowledge
    • Acute care expertise
    • Accurate pharmaceutical calculations
    • Time management
    • Medication Inventory Management
    • Diabetes education training
    • Patient evaluation/intervention
    • Kroll/Nexxys/Simplicity(Assyst Rx)- has worked with all system.
    • Independent judgment and decision making
    Work History
    Pharmacist, 03/2016 to Current
    Walmart Drayton Valley, Alberta
    • Displayed patient-oriented and comprehensive clinical pharmacy services and pharmaceutical care.
    • Partnered with management team to develop and implement in-store programs to increase sales.
    • Checked prescriptions for appropriate dosage, drug interactions, allergies and contra-indications before dispensing medications.
    • Provided specialized services to help patients manage conditions such as diabetes, asthma, smoking cessation and high blood pressure.
    • Recommended appropriate clinical programs such as immunization, MTM (Medication Therapy Management) and DCS (Diabetes Care Specialist).
    • Verified and labeled prescriptions with the 8 point check.
    • Communicated regularly with physicians, nurses, insurance companies and managed care organizations.
    • Receptively answered customer questions and helped locate desired items in the pharmacy.
    • Promote a positive, team-oriented working environment.
    • Share best practices with other Pharmacists and Pharmacy Managers in an attempt to improve workflow and foster team development in their stores.
    Pharmacist Intern Before, 08/2015 to 03/2016
    Cross bridge pharmacy calagry, AB
    • Located inside the cardiology clinic and Developed professional relationship with physician ,nurse and patients to maintain health and patient care
    • Processed more than 200 prescriptions on average each week as a Pharmacy Technician.
    • Effectively resolved insurance rejections and other billing issues.
    • Assisted other pharmacy staff with drug inventory, purchasing, and receiving.
    • Receptively answered customer questions and helped locate desired items in the pharmacy.
    • Correctly completed pharmacy paperwork, including daily and weekly reports.
    • Displayed patient-oriented and comprehensive clinical pharmacy services and pharmaceutical care.
    Pharmacist Technician, 10/2015 to 01/2016
    Royal care pharmacy Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
    • Hand counted control medications, measured liquids and reconstituted antibiotics.
    • Verified and labeled prescriptions with the 8 point check.
    • Provided specialized services to help patients manage conditions such as diabetes, asthma, smoking cessation and high blood pressure.
    • Compounded and repackaged medications, including unit-doses, topical medications and sterile products.
    Store Manager, 03/2012 to 04/2015
    Pizza Hut Saskatoon, SK
    • Managing 20 people staff, Store Operations.
    • 2014 Store has number 2 positions all over Canada among 245 stores.
    • Recruiting, training, supervising and appraising staff Planning and managing budgets Maintaining statistical and financial records Overseeing pricing and stock control Maximising profitability and meeting sales targets Ensuring compliance with health and safety legislation Preparing promotional materials.
    • Maintainable professional relationship with co- workers and seniors.
    • Wrote reports detailing branch activities.
    • Met deadlines by proactively managing individual and team tasks.
    Education
    Bachelor of Science: Pharmacy, Pharmacy examination board of Canada -
    Bachelor of Science: Pharmacy, 2009
    Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences - Bengaluru, KA, India
    Certifications
    • Immunization certified
    • CPR certification
    • APA (additional prescribing authority - Alberta)
    • CDE in progress (Diabetes Educator)

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    Summary
    Personable and responsible Cashier with 4 years in retail and customer service. Solid team player with upbeat, positive attitude.
    Skills
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Customer services with positive attitute
    • Active listening skills
    • Store maintenance ability
    • Energetic work attitude
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    Experience
    cashier., 10/2011 to 12/2014 Pacific Supermarket Daly City, CA Assessed customer needs and responded to questions.
    Cleaned and straightened work area.
    Issued receipts for purchases and gifts.
    Bagged merchandise by following standard procedures.
    Organized register supplies.
    Worked with customer service to resolve issues.
    Operated cash register with proficiency.
    Supervising Pharmacist, 01/2005 to 12/2010 Pinlon Hospital Yangon, Yangon Region Provided friendly customer service at prescription drop-off and pick-up counters.
    Entered new patient profiles and prescriptions into medication input software system.
    Accurately pulled medications from the shelves for Pyxis replenishment and delivered them to the various patient care areas.
    Education and Training
    clinical pharmacy, 2004 University of Pharmacy Yangon, Yangon Region, Myanmar (Burma)
    Bachelor of Arts: english University of Distance Education Yangon, Yangon Region, Myanmar (Burma)
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    Professional Summary
    Senior Recruiter with experience in university recruitment, diversity initiatives, and execution of recruiting and branding efforts at both a local and national scale. Enjoys collaboration with cross functional teams to bring diversity of thought to achieve results.
    Skills
    • Highly organized
    • Workforce planning
    • Job fairs planning
    • Motivated self-starter
    • Time management
    • Recruitment and talent development
    Work History
    Regional Manager, Healthcare Recruiting and Campus Relations, 08/2013 to Current
    Walmart Western US
    • Source, attract and hire diverse candidates for business critical Health and Wellness management positions. Utilize various recruitment methods to source diverse talent.
    • Management of up to 26 Professional Campuses while also supporting the staffing needs for over 500 stores, supporting more than 55 Hiring Managers. Areas of support have included California, Alaska, Hawaii, Colorado, Idaho, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Wyoming, and Montana.
    • Plan and execute Walmart/Sam's  Club brand activities at national and local conferences and hiring events. Prepare and deliver leadership and employment brand presentations.
    • Implement and manage campus strategy. Identify future business needs and proactively cultivate a pipeline of talent through the intern program.  Leverage relationships with key universities to increase brand presence and hiring through campus hiring initiatives, leadership initiatives, sponsorship of professional programs, and scholarships. Build and foster relationships  with student leaders and school administration.
    • Identify and recruit top talent for the Intern Program. Communicate timelines and expectations to both interns and hiring managers. Implement mentor program, special project assignments, and end of cycle evaluation timelines to operations team and interns. Assist with placement process for top talent interns after graduation.
    • Accelerate diversity and inclusion strategy by leveraging relationships with diverse organizations. Recruit at local and national diversity events at conferences and universities.
    • Thrive in a fast paced environment and easily able adapt to competing demands, organizational changes, and new responsibilities to support business needs.
    Staff Pharmacist, 09/2009 to 08/2013
    Walmart Mountain View, California
    • 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.
    • Ensures compliance with company and legal policies, procedures, and regulations. Maintains confidential information, documentation, and assigned records as required. Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company standards of ethics and integrity. Models, enforces, and provides direction and guidance to pharmacy staff on proper customer service approaches and techniques to ensure customer needs, complaints, and issues are successfully resolved within company guidelines and standards.
    Grad Intern Pharmacist, 05/2009 to 10/2009
    Walmart Mountain View, California
    • Performed overall functions of the pharmacy under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist
    Pre-grad Intern Pharmacist, 02/2006 to 07/2009
    Walmart Oxford and Madison, Mississippi
    • Performed overall functions of the pharmacy under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist
    Education
    Doctor of Pharmacy: Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2009
    University of Mississippi - Oxford, MS
    Bachelor of Science: Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2007
    University of Mississippi - Oxford, MS
    Certifications
    • Registered Pharmacist CA Board of Pharmacy
    • Registered Pharmacist MS Board of Pharmacy
    • American Pharmacist Association Immunization Delivery Certification
    Accomplishments
    • Top Engagement Survey Score based on Hiring Manager Feedback on Total Health and Wellness Recruitment Team in 2017
    • The Award of Excellence - Walmart Health and Wellness Recruiter of the Year in 2017
    • The Apollo Award (Resourceful, Productive, Adaptable and Effective) - Walmart Health and Wellness Human Resources in 2016
    • The Horizon Award (Organized, Luminary, Distinction, Attentive, and Enthusiastic) - Walmart Health and Wellness Human Resources in 2015
    Leadership Activites
    • Walmart Lead for 2017 American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting
    • Walmart Lead for 2016 American Association for Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting
    • Walmart Co-Lead for 2016 Student National Pharmacists Association National Executive Board Leadership Retreat (Diversity Partner)
    • Walmart Lead for 2015 American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting
    • Helped begin Diversity Mentor program in Southern CA aimed at increasing spanish speaking pharmacists in the area to support the needs of the community.
    • Walmart Lead for 2014 American Society for Health System Pharmacists Midyear Meeting
    • Walmart Co-Lead for 2014 Student National Pharmacists Association National Executive Board Leadership Retreat (Diversity Partner)
    • Walmart Lead and Presenter for the 2014 Regional Midyear American Pharmacists Association Meeting
    • Pharmacy Conduct Council Chairman: 2008 - 2009
    • Pharmacy Class Honor Council Representative:  2006 – 2009
    • Pharmacy Class Vice President: August 2003 – May 2005
    Volunteer Work
    • Junior League of Palo Alto- Mid Peninsula: 2012 - present
      The JLPA-MP is an organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.
      Current Focus Area: Empowering Girls to be STEAM leaders of tomorrow.
      Placements: Fund Development Committee, Annual Fundraising Committee, Communications Committee,  and Shelter Network Volunteer                    
    • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Heart Walk: 2008
    • Activities Director at Azalea Gardens Assisted Living Center: 2005- 2007            
    • Tutor/Mentor at Oxford Elementary School:  2003 – 2004
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    Professional Summary

    Pharmacist licensed in Massachusetts with BS Pharmacy degree and 15 years experience in providing top-notch pharmacy services in a retail setting. Dedicated to providing the highest quality patient care possible. I look for reasons to support why a prescription should be filled. I very rarely decline to fill a prescription. And I quickly fill all prescriptions that are lawful, complete, and medically appropriate. 

    LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

    MA Pharmacist License. Certified Immunizing Pharmacist (APhA). MassPAT Access. Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist (BCGP) 

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
    Pharmacist (Per-Diem / Float)
    April 2014 to Current
    Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates Boston, MA
    • Cover shifts at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates' Pharmacies near Boston including Central Fill Pharmacy overnight.  Proficient in McKession EnterpriseRx and Parata Max prescription robot.
    Pharmacist
    December 2001 to January 2014
    CVS / pharmacy Quincy, MA
    • Entered prescriptions into CVS computer system (Condor, RxConnect), then filled and checked them.
    • Determined whether a drug was in stock or a compound could be safely manufactured before accepting a prescription.
    • Prevented the problem of making promises that could not be kept. Compounded prescriptions. Administered flu shots.
    • Resolved insurance problems and contacted prescribers for clarification, refills or prior authorizations as necessary.
    • Received, transcribed and filled oral prescriptions.
    • Advised patients on how they could help themselves when resources were not sufficient to allow me to help them.
    • Utilized Lexicomp Complete on my Android smartphone to find extemporaneous preparations recipes and answer patient / prescriber inquiries.
    • Audited narcotic CII inventory and resolved discrepancies Stocked Pharmacy Shelves Replenished and Maintained pharmacy automation: Baker Cells, Script Pro Robot
    • Counseled patients with special language needs through Language Line Services on speakerphone.
    • Covered shifts from Quincy, MA to Cape Cod, MA. Responsible for determining the location of a store from the store number and city/town, plotting a course and arriving on time and ready to work. 
    EDUCATION
    Candidate for MS in Medication Therapy Management (expected Fall 2018) University of Florida Gainesville, FL, USA
    Bachelor of Science : Pharmacy Northeastern University Boston, MA, USA

    GPA: 3.658 Rho Chi (pharmaceutical honor society), Golden Key National Honor Society

    Bachelor of Science : Computer Science Boston University Boston, MA, USA
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