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Pharmacist

Location:
Eatontown, New Jersey, United States
Posted:
August 28, 2017

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Jessica DellaRagione, R.Ph

** ******* ***** * ****** Falls, New Jersey 07724 l 917.***.**** l ac11ob@r.postjobfree.com

Accomplished & Highly Competent Pharmacist Licensed in New Jersey and New York . More than eighteen years of experience in diverse areas of the pharmaceutical industry including nine years in the managed care setting. Over ten years experience in a retail setting. Successful in providing exceptional customer service. Adept at meeting timelines and adjusting to changing work requirements. . Excellent communicator, collaborator, and team player.

Areas of Expertise

Extremely experienced at self direction and time management in order to meet the demands of the tasks at hand.

Experience in Fast-Paced, Evolving Environments

Excellent multi-tasking skills

Expert at identifying trends and target areas while providing solutions in order to attain the goal at hand.

Respectfully interacting with peers to enhance teamwork approach and increase productivity.

Strong ability to present clinical, financial and educational information to physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and other healthcare team members.

Extensive training in multiple disease states

Professional Experience

Supervising Pharmacist, Village Drugs 2015-Present

Perform all functions consistent with day-to-day operations of a retail pharmacy including processing, compounding and preparing prescriptions. Provide a community experience with my personable nature and professional demeanor.

Prepare and submit daily drug orders for the pharmacy and maintain inventory.

Counsel patients on drug interactions, dosing directions, and side effects.

Assist customers with the purchase of OTC remedies.

Administer vaccines on site.

Maintain all licenses and permits necessary for independent pharmacy operation.

Pharmacist, Fingertip Formulary Inc. 2007-2016

Strategic member of team consisting of fourteen pharmacists responsible for reviewing, analyzing, and updating managed care data for Commercial, Medicare, and State Medicaid plans throughout the United States. Worked from early stages of company through its growth and acquisition by Decision Resources.

Managed Care Restrictions: Maintained highly detailed database of managed care restrictions, including prior authorizations, step therapies, quantity limits and other restrictions.

Drug Database: Managed drug database for the company on ongoing basis to ensure accuracy and completeness. Reviewed new drug approvals for appropriateness of inclusion into the database. Monitored database for patent expirations. Implemented new Drug Cycle process to effectively manage client expectations upon launch of new products. Provided support to Sales Team through education of drugs and disease states, market trends, and competitor positions.

Managed Care Formularies: Reviewed, analyzed, and updated formularies on an ongoing basis to ensure the highest quality data. Worked directly with plans, as needed, to resolve ambiguities and customer questions.

Team Assistance: Trained new hires in all aspects of Formulary Coding. Validated and reviewed Pharmacist and Analyst work to ensure accuracy of company logic, concepts, and details.

Staff Pharmacist, Pathmark Pharmacy 1998-2007

Performed all functions consistent with day-to-day operations of a retail pharmacy including processing, compounding and preparing prescriptions.

Supervised a staff of six employees within a high volume environment.

Managed weekly drug inventory in excess of $300,000.

Responsible for recruiting, hiring, and training new hires on-site.

Prepared and submitted daily drug orders for the pharmacy.

Interacted with HMOs and other billing providers processing third party claims.

Counseled patients on prescriptions, over the counter products, and health related items.

Education & Professional Development

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN PHARMACY

St. Johns University, Jamaica, New York (1998)

Immunization Certified (2012)



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