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Manager Pharmacy

Deerfield, Illinois, United States
November 27, 2017

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A tenured Pharmacist with 20+ years of experience in Pharmacy operations mainly as a Pharmacy Manager and Director of Operations with expertise in Immunology, Infusion Pharmacy and Cardiology/Pulmonology, product and project management. I am currently BLS, ACLS and Immunization certified.

Registered Pharmacist in the states of Illinois and California


November 2017- Present

Advocate Sherman Hospital- Elgin, IL.

Clinical Pharmacist- Registry

Overseeing the preparation and dispensing of medications for dispensing to inpatients of a 350-bed hospital

Dosing and clinical monitoring of patient medication therapy

Timely interventions with physicians to prevent medication related problems

June 2014- May 2017

Option Care- Lombard, IL.

Director of Operations

Responsible for daily operations of a Specialty Infusion Pharmacy of over 50 employees encompassing various departments such as Pharmacy, Nursing and Referral Intake

Optimized the operational flow to decrease new referral turn-around time by 20%

Decreased the operational expenses by 20-25% with different cost cutting measures in 2 years

Achieved URAC accreditation for the Specialty Pharmacy with a score of 100

January 2009- June 2014

CVS Caremark Corporation- Northbrook, IL.

Specialty Pharmacy Program Manager

Managed all aspects of the Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) program for CVS Caremark Specialty Pharmacy including but not limited to marketing, clinical training, operations work flow and client reporting needs

Designed the PAH clinical program to monitor patient outcomes and reporting them to the physicians and payers

Presented 3 clinical/research posters in the national Pulmonary Hypertension annual conferences

Grew the CVS Caremark PAH business by 20-30% every year

Collaborated with Specialty Trade and Pharma to monitor and launch new limited distribution specialty drugs in the pipeline

Launched 7 new Specialty drugs for CVS Caremark Specialty Pharmacy successfully

December 2005- January 2009

Centegra Health System- McHenry, IL.

Pharmacy Manager

Managed the day to day activities of an inpatient Pharmacy of a 200-bed hospital with over 40 employees

Promoted Pharmacy clinical programs and established extensive clinical training for the pharmacists

Managed the Oncology Pharmacy of the hospital to prepare chemotherapeutics for outpatient and inpatient cancer patients

Achieved successful JC accreditation in 2006 and the hospital Lincoln award in 2007

April 2002-December 2005

Chartwell Caregivers- Wood Dale, IL.

Director of Pharmacy- Home Infusion Pharmacy

August 2000-April 2002


Pharmacy Manager


University of Illinois, Chicago, IL- BS in Pharmacy

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL- Doctorate of Pharmacy (Pharm D)

American Heart Association BLS (Basic Life Support) certified

American Heart Association ACLS (Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support) certified

American Pharmacists Association Immunization certified

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