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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pharmaceutical products, controlled substances and over the counter medications; rotate merchandise, process returns on outdated or recalled medications.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.

Licensed Pharmacist ID# (0220208936), Dept. of Health, State of Va.

Licensed Pharmacist ID# (040514) Dept. of Health, State of NY.
Certification: Immunizations
Certification: CPR/BLS/ACLS AHA
Additional Information
  • Reference available upon request

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Job-winning Pharmacist resume

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Wendy Boudreau
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.
  • HIPAA Regulations
  • Motivated self-starter
Work History
Clinically Skilled Staff Pharmacist, 12/2003 to Current
Women & Infants Hospital Providence, Rhode Island
  • Exhibited proficiency in IV and chemo compounding.
  • Properly cleaned and maintained department equipment such as IV hoods.
  • Compounded and repackaged medications, including unit-doses, topical medications and sterile products.
  • Troubleshot mechanical issues with Pyxis machines and other equipment.
  • Regularly stocked shelves, rotated stock and checked for expired medications.
  • Performed technical processes required to dispense medications to patients.
  • Completed new and updated patient profiles, including lists of patient medications.
  • Worked closely with Pharmacy Care Representatives (PCRs) in providing excellent patient care.
  • Checked prescriptions for appropriate dosage, drug interactions, allergies and contra-indications before dispensing medications.
  • Directly supervised [Number] Pharmacy Technicians, interns and support staff while on duty.
  • Communicated regularly with physicians, nurses, insurance companies and managed care organizations.
Staff Pharmacist, 06/1996 to 12/2003
CVS Pharmacy
  • Responsibilities include maintaining inventory, preparing and labeling prescriptions and training and supervising technicians and interns.
  • Handled customer inquiries concerning drugs and drug interactions.
Pharmacy Manager, 09/1994 to 05/1996
Brook s Pharmacy Massachusetts
  • Coordinate positions of pharmacy manager and registrant, ensuring compliance with federal and state rules and regulations governing pharmacies.
  • Verify insurance coverage and handle all on-line rejections of claims.  Act as liaison between insurance carriers and physicians concerning prescribed drugs and benefit coverage.
  • Additional responsibilities include maintaining inventory, preparing and labeling prescriptions and training and supervision of technicians and interns.
  • Promoted from pharmacy intern 8/95
Bachelor of Science: Pharmacy, 1995
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences - Boston, MA
  • B.S., Pharmacy, 1995
  • Licensed Pharmacist: Massachusetts, #22905, Rhode Island, #3784

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Experienced Pharmacist resume

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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.
  • 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%.
  • 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
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.

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
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