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Staff Pharmacist

Austin, Texas, United States
May 31, 2017

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Katrina Ramsey

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Austin, TX 78741


Key Qualifications:

Active Pharmacist Licenses in Texas and Arizona

Over three years of retail experience as Staff Pharmacist Sterile Compounding and Aseptic Technique Certification in Progress Certified Immunizer

Lead Pharmacist for AZ Mission of Mercy community service event WORK EXPERIENCE

CVS Pharmacy – Scottsdale, AZ (July 2013 – Present) Staff Pharmacist

Verify, order, and fill medications

Answer patient questions and provide counseling and OTC recommendations

Work with doctors and insurance companies to provide excellent customer service

Perform immunizations

As Interim Manager in Spring 2015, scheduled personnel and developed monthly action plans EDUCATION

Midwestern University, College of Pharmacy – Glendale, AZ (August 2010 – May 2013) Doctor of Pharmacy

Arizona State University, Barrett, The Honors College – Tempe, AZ (August 2006 – May 2010) Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry, Minor in Biology Graduated Summa Cum Laude


Compounding: Diamondback Drugs – Scottsdale, AZ (May 2013 – June 2013) Preceptor: Michael Blaire

Received and processed veterinary prescriptions

Compounded veterinary medications

Created new formulas for medication combinations and delivery systems

Clarified doctor orders and provided counseling to customers Institutional: John C Lincoln Hospital – Phoenix, AZ (March 2013 – May 2013) Preceptor: Christina Cung

Verified and processed medication orders

Dosed and followed levels on antibiotic/seizure/other “pharmacy-to-dose” medications

Answered medication questions from hospital staff

Presented patient cases and verified eligibility for research studies

Participated in daily ICU rounds and assisted in the emergency room

Attended interdisciplinary meetings

Health System: HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital – Scottsdale, AZ (February 2013 – March 2013) Preceptor: Ed Wikas

Answered medication questions and conducted discharge counseling

Verified pending orders and filled Pyxis machines

Reviewed formulary lists and new admit medication and allergy histories

Attended diabetes teachings

Compounding: Scottsdale Professional Pharmacy – Scottsdale, AZ (January 2013 – February 2013) Preceptor: Mickey Sussman

Compounded HRT medications

Created new formulas

Clarified doctor orders and reviewed patient labs and recommended dosing

Filled and transferred medications

Provided patient counseling

Advanced Community: CVS Pharmacy #9210 – Scottsdale, AZ (October 2012 – November 2012) Preceptor: Carolyn Johnson

Entered, filled, and verified prescriptions

Provided counseling and immunizations to patients

Performed control checks and clarified prescriptions

Restocked medications and updated patient profiles Ambulatory Care: Fort Defiance Indian Hospital – Ganado, AZ (August 2012 – October 2012) Preceptor: Bonnie Silver

Verified prescriptions and conducted consultations

Advised on proper medication courses and side effects

Conducted point-of-care appointments with warfarin patients

Conducted literature searches on topics including methadone, PPI/H2RA, and antibiotic therapy

Attended renal conference to discuss dialysis patient treatments

Participated in rounds at the adult, pediatrics, and outpatient areas of the hospital

Organized articles for pharmacy newsletter

INTRODUCTORY PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCES (IPPEs) Retail Practice: WalMart Pharmacy #2112 – Scottsdale, AZ (July 2011 – August 2011) Preceptor: Mo Patel

Filled and verified prescriptions, contacting doctors’ offices when necessary

Conducted consultations and made OTC recommendations

Took and transferred new prescriptions

Institutional Practice: Scottsdale Healthcare Shea – Scottsdale, AZ (May 2011 – June 2011) Preceptor: Motassam Khaled

Joined medical team on rounds

Fielded questions about medication courses and side effects

Counseled patients on warfarin therapy

Conducted literature searches on anticoagulant therapy, antibiotics, and cancer treatments PAST PHARMACY EXPERIENCE

Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn - Scottsdale, AZ (September 2008 – March 2010)

Helped fill orders and input drug usage information

Assembled care packages for discharged new mothers LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

Arizona Mission of Mercy

Pharmacy Lead, 2013-present

Student Ambassador, 2012

Christian Pharmacists Fellowship International

Midwestern University Chapter President, 2010-2013 Phi Delta Chi Pharmacy Fraternity

Worthy Master at Arms, 2011-2013

Chapter Fundraising Committee Member, 2010-2013

Student Government Association

Midwestern University SGA member, 2010-2013


Texas Pharmacist License

Arizona Pharmacist License

Sterile Compounding and Aseptic Technique Certification in Progress Certified Immunizer

CPR - Adult, Child and Infant through American Heart Association HCP BLS course AED - Automated External Defibrillator through American Heart Association HCP BLS course Certified Asthma Educator through American Lung Association Trained to educate on Asthma 101 and Open Airways for Schools PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Pharmacists Association (APhA)

Arizona Pharmacy Association (AzPA)

Phi Delta Chi Pharmacy - Beta Sigma Chapter

Christian Pharmacists Fellowship International (CPFI) - Midwestern University Chapter COMMUNITY SERVICE WITHIN PHARMACY

Arizona Mission of Mercy, 2012-2016

Led fundraising efforts through CPFI and DOCARE, 2011-2013 Educated families about diabetes risks and treatments at ACT Kids Health Fair (2010) Volunteered at Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Hospital (2008-2010)

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