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Sales Pharmacy

Location:
United States
Posted:
December 01, 2017

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DEBRA A. RICHBERG-WARREN

215-***-**** cell **** Webster Street

Email: ac3j44@r.postjobfree.com Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19143

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Healthcare Operations Management, Prior Authorization Specialist, Patient Care Services, Specialty hospice pharmacist, Quality Control, Medical Staff Collaboration, Wellness Life Coaching, Self-Motivated and Community Advocacy.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

AHS Pharmstat/Kmart September/2016

Staff Pharmacist

Responsible for communication with healthcare professionals and insurance companies as it relates to medication and patient care; Managing the pharmacy work flow and pharmacy technicians to ensure efficient prescription filling and proper patient counseling; Assisted with problem solving situations in relation to medication problems between patients, primary care physicians and insurance companies; Immunized patients with flu vaccines and provided patient drug education; Directed operations to maximize sales and boosted profit while improving service.

Primary Choice Pharmacy February/2016-July/2016

Volunteer Pharmacist

Responsible for communication with healthcare professionals and insurance companies as it relates to medication and patient care; Managing the pharmacy work flow and pharmacy technicians to ensure efficient prescription filling and proper patient counseling; Assisted with problem solving situations in relation to medication problems between patients, primary care physicians and insurance companies; Immunized patients with flu vaccines and provided patient drug education; Directed operations to maximize sales and boosted profit while improving service.

Aerotek/Enclara Pharmacia June/2015-January/2016

Hospice Verifying and Checking Pharmacist

Check and verify prescriptions; Research and validate correct dosage directions; Perform DURs; Maintain knowledge and proficiency in dispensing and checking prescriptions; Check for drug interactions, drug cross sensitivity, drug allergies, and disease/drug interactions; Monitor regulatory requirements; Working in the manufacturing environment as needed; Assisting in prepacking; Providing clinical input to assure rational drug therapy, including checking for proper dosages, adding oral syringes or, medication cups for liquid doses, and attaching appropriate warning labels to Rx container or vial; Sign and approve all compounded dispense and sign log sheets for checking prepack labels prior to release for dispensing.

Aerotek/Medicare February/2015 – May/2015

Prior Authorization Pharmacist

Responsible for reviewing medication exception request, and reviewing coverage

determinations and clinical appeals; Maintaining compliance with Medicare and client specific requirements; Work as part of team to meet business unit objectives;

Communicate with healthcare professionals to decide coverage determinations of

Non-formulary and prior authorization medications; Serve as a clinical resource for other departments in the organization

Charter School Services, Elkins Park PA January/2014- to present

Long term substitute teacher providing education for curriculum covering geometry, physical science, history, government and enhancement of reading skills for students ages 4 through 18 years of age (kindergarten through 12th grade) with a structured charter school environment.

Oak Lane Pharmacy, Philadelphia PA November/2013 – December/2014

Staff Pharmacist

Responsible for communication with healthcare professionals and insurance companies as it relates to medication and patient care; Managing the pharmacy work flow and pharmacy technicians to ensure efficient prescription filling and proper patient counseling; Assisted with problem solving situations in relation to medication problems between patients, primary care physicians and insurance companies; Immunized patients with flu vaccines and provided patient drug education; Directed operations to maximize sales and boosted profit while improving service.

Rite Aid Pharmacy, Philadelphia, PA

Staff Pharmacist April/2009 – October/2012

Responsible for day to day operations; Provided patient diabetes device, patient education and assistance for over the counter care product and vitamins for diabetics with type 1 and 2 conditions; Immunization education, immunized vaccines for flu, tetanus and zostavax; Maintained constant communication with patients and physicians to insure better medical outcome and patient satisfaction; Documented and monitored medical-therapeutic outcome in reference to adverse drug utilization and drug reaction reviews.

Rite Aid Pharmacy, Philadelphia, PA May/2009 – January/2010

Pharmacy Manager

Provided managerial and supervision leadership support to physicians and clinical technician staff to insure efficient prescription filling and monitoring; Coordinated and implemented new pharmacy performance training; Safety procedures and patient privacy interaction counseling for newly hired technicians and student interns; Handled all problem solving situations covering insurance, medical practitioner and patient care; Maintained communication with healthcare professionals and insurance companies in reference to medication and patient care; Maximized company goals and profit margins.

Wedo Pharmacy, Philadelphia, PA March /1997 –January /2009

Pharmacy Manager

Successfully operated and managed a community based pharmacy for 13 years; Worked independently maintaining daily responsibilities; Initiated and cultivated long term community base relationships with the customers and healthcare professionals;

Provided educational workshops on health and wellness and patient awareness assistance on prescript drugs and care products sold within the pharmacy and store; Filled patient prescription medication (walk-in or call in); Processed sales, cash/credit card transactions and reconciliation of accounts; Ordered and stocked merchandise; Opened and closed business 6 days a week; Delivered prescriptions to the elderly patients that were sick and shut in.

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

American Pharmacist Association (APhA)

American Heart Association

LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATIONS:

Licensed Pharmacist

Immunization License

Diabetes Specialist

CPR/AED Certified

Department of Public Welfare, Child Abuse Verification Clearance

ADVOCACY MEMBERSHIPS AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES:

Clergy Member, Preservationist of the Culture and African Based Religion

The National African Religion Congress (NARC), Philadelphia PA

www.narcworld.com; Clergy, LePeristyle Haitian Sanctuary, Philadelphia PA

www.leperistylehaitiansanctuary.com

EDUCATION:

University of Sciences, Philadelphia PA

Received Bachelors of Science in Pharmacy, 1984

Philadelphia High School for Girls, Philadelphia PA

Awarded Academic Diploma

PERSONAL REFERENCES: Upon request



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