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Health Care Medical

Location:
Texas, United States
Salary:
56/hr
Posted:
February 21, 2018

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JAMES FORSYTHE, R.Ph

**** ***** **** ******, ** *5229

P: 214-***-**** E: ac4kcl@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY

• Holds of Texas License No: 25548

• Patient service oriented Pharmacist with 36 years of experience of compounding capabilities. Strong background in clinical pharmacology and patient medication therapy management. Currently licensed in Texas.

• Excellent track record of maintaining positive relationships with customers, pharmaceutical representatives, manufacturers, medical professionals, healthcare organizations and insurance providers. EDUCATION

• Tarleton State University May 1977

Master of Teaching, Physiology

• University of Houston, School of Pharmacy May 1980 Bachelor of Science,

Pharmacy

• Baylor University May 1976 Waco, TX

Bachelor of Science, Biology

SKILLS

• Drug distribution professional

• Proficiency in pharmaceutical programs such as PDX, HCC and Connexus

• Expert understanding of Medicare and Medicaid

• Extensive medical terminology knowledge

• HIPAA trained

• Inventory management. Exceptional patient care and interaction

• Pharmaceutical distribution familiarity

• Medication compounding knowledge

• Abbreviations comprehension

• Efficient and accurate

WORK EXPERIENCE

Acorn Pharmacy October 2014 to Present

Independent Retail Staff Pharmacist

• Solicited information on a customer/s medical history to give appropriate medical advice.

• Co-operated with the doctors regarding the drug utilization review and recommending formulary drugs for patients within the clinic.

• Maintained the stock inventory and returns of overstocked drugs. Spence Compounding and Texas Healthcare Pharmacies June 2014 to October 2016 Independent Retail Staff Pharmacist

• Developed and implemented the standard of operation for the pharmacy and adhered to the policies and procedures.

• Revitalized all aspects of Pharmacy Operations within their store including inventory, personnel and security with emphasis on customer relations.

• Solicited information on a customer/s medical history to give appropriate medical advice.

• Co-operated with the doctors regarding the drug utilization review and recommending formulary drugs for patients within the clinic.

• Maintained the stock inventory and returns of overstocked drugs.

• Upgraded the policy and procedure for proper maintenance of log book for dispensing the control substances.

• Restructured to maximize the annual sales and profit budgets for the pharmacy

• Collaborate with health care professionals and patients regarding formulary issues and prior authorizations.

• Review prescriptions to assure accuracy and evaluate suitability.

• Provide information and advice regarding drug interactions, side effects and dosage.

• Analyze prescribing trends to monitor patient compliance and to prevent excessive usage or harmful interactions.

• Collaborate with other health care professionals to plan, monitor, review, and evaluate the quality and effectiveness of drugs and drug regimens.

Randol Mill Pharmacy March 2008 and again April 2010-2014 Full Time Staff Pharmacist at Randol Mill

Floating Pharmacist for five other locations: Brown’s, Big State, Parkway, Save-Mart and Bruce Human Pharmacies

• Collaborate with health care professionals and patients regarding formulary issues and prior authorizations.

• Review prescriptions to assure accuracy and evaluate suitability.

• Provide information and advice regarding drug interactions, side effects and dosage.

• Analyze prescribing trends to monitor patient compliance and to prevent excessive usage or harmful interactions.

• Collaborate with other health care professionals to plan, monitor, review, and evaluate the quality and effectiveness of drugs and drug regimens.

Village Pharmacy, Express Care Pharmacy, Save-Mart Pharmacy Nov 2007 to March 2008 Contract Staff Pharmacist

• Provided quality pharmaceutical services to long-term-care and institutionalized residents.

• Evaluated physician orders for appropriateness of drug, dosage, potential interactions and overall clinical use.

• Responsible for accuracy and efficiency of preparing, packaging, and dispensing of all medications, including compounded sterile (intravenous) and non-sterile preparations.

• Provides clinical expertise by responding to drug related questions and concerns initiated by co-workers and external customers.

• Maintains professional communication with all co-workers, health care professionals, and patients RX Solutions Staffing Agency Nov 2007 to March 2008 Relief Pharmacist and Lead Pharmacist

• Maintain records, such as pharmacy files, patient profiles, inventories, narcotics, and controlled drugs.

• Order and purchase pharmaceutical supplies, medical supplies, and drugs, maintaining stock and storing and handling it properly.

• Provide information and advice regarding drug interactions, side effects, dosage, and proper medication storage.

• Collaborate with other health care professionals to plan, monitor, review, and evaluate the quality and effectiveness of drugs and drug regimens.

WORK EXPERIENCE (continued)

Randol Mill Arlington Plaza, Brown’s Health Care and Big State Pharmacies Dec 2004 to May 2006 Staff Pharmacist

• Provided quality pharmaceutical services to long-term-care and institutionalized residents.

• Evaluated physician orders for appropriateness of drug, dosage, potential interactions and overall clinical use.

• Responsible for accuracy and efficiency of preparing, packaging, and dispensing of all medications, including compounded sterile (intravenous) and non-sterile preparations.

• Provides clinical expertise by responding to drug related questions and concerns initiated by co-workers and external customers.

• Maintains professional communication with all co-workers, health care professionals, and patients Sam’s Club/Wal-Mart Pharmacy Feb 2000 to Nov 2004 Staff and Floating Staff Pharmacist

• Duties included verification and dispensing of medication orders, pharmacokinetic dosing and monitoring of medications.

• Medication Reconciliation upon patient admission.

• Interacting with physicians and nursing staff regarding medications related questions and potential drug interactions.

• Attending patient care conferences and drug utilization reviews.

• Ordering medications including Schedule II drugs, monitoring for control medication charting. Tom Thumb Pharmacy June 1981 to Nov 1999

Pharmacy Manager and Staff Pharmacist

• Received Pharmacist of the Year Award, 1995

• Top 10 Highest Volume Pharmacy in the company



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