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Staff Pharmacist

Evesham Township, NJ
March 06, 2018

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Phone C: 631-***-****


Ruhi Patel


Core Competencies

Professional Experience


Highly motivated, detail-oriented Pharmacist with a decade of diverse experience in the retail pharmacy. Delivers sustainable results through advanced communication, customer service, and patient care skills. Provides counseling and advising services for safe, qualitative, and cost-effective drug therapy. Models compliance with company policies and procedures, while supporting organizational principles of ethics and integrity. Develops relationships with patients and colleagues to establish rapport and improve interactions. Thrives in a fast-paced environment with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Technically proficient in Medication Therapy Management and compounding.


Immunization Administration

Strong Communication Skills

Regulatory Compliance

Data Entry

Critical Thinking

Superior Time Management

Team Leadership

Process Improvement

Word, Excel, & PowerPoint

Patient Relations

Follows HIPAA Regulations

Customer Service

Inventory Control

Skilled at



OCT 2017-PRESENT Walgreens, Cherry Hill, NJ

Experience in prescription filling, patient counseling, customer service, maintaining relationships with local physicians, inventory management, data entry, and technician training

Interact with insurance companies to ensure paid claims

Order CII medications and maintain narcotic inventory

Provide incident reports and documentation if needed

Multitask and utilize time management skills to ensure patients receive correct medications on time

Lead and manage technicians to ensure maximum prescription volume is attained and patient safety is achieved

Pharmacist in Charge

MAY 2017 – OCT. 2017 Innovative Rx Concepts LLC., Cherry Hill, NJ

Manage a USP-NF 795 compliant non-sterile pharmacy and oversee the compounding techniques of technicians

Proficient in utilizing PK Compounder pharmacy software

Ensure pharmacy compliance with state and federal laws

Acute attention to detail and strong moral aptitude in all tasks performed

Strong will to succeed with a flexible and adaptable attitude

Highly organized and consistent work ethic

Work with medical professionals to target therapy for patients

Provide employees with timely, candid, and constructive feedback

Order and manage controlled medication inventory

Counsel patients on the use of their medications

Pharmacy Manager

APRIL 2013-MAY 2017 Walgreens Pharmacy,

Westhampton & Cherry Hill, NJ

Perform initial and final clinical analysis of prescriptions to process prescription orders.

Communicate with health care providers to counsel on dosage requirements, organize prescription orders for patients on large amounts of drug therapies, and take verbal orders to fill prescriptions.

Oversee Pharmacy Technicians and Interns to ensure compliance with company policies, procedures, and regulations, quality and efficiency of patient care, and continue to grow the employees.

Administer immunizations, and exceed flu shot goal by more than 300 flu vaccinations.

Network with external agencies and companies to establish relationships and increase flu vaccinations.

Increase sales by 10-20% and developed strategies to improve productivity and performance.

Implement monthly learning seminars on disease state to area senior homes.

Provide excellence in customer and patient relations to build rapport; personally deliver medications to patients to establish strong patient-pharmacist relationship; follow-up with customers to gather feedback, and implement strategies to improve processes and customer experience.

Perform doctor detailing to increase business relationships with doctors and nurses.

Maintain confidential records and consistently comply with HIPAA standards.

Multitask and utilize time management skills to ensure patients receive correct medications on time

Lead and manage technicians to ensure maximum prescription volume is attained and patient safety is achieved

Store prescription volume of 1500-2000 per week


Walgreens, NY (2011-2012) & NJ (OCT. 2012-MARCH 2013)

Provided patient with over-the counter medication advice and information, including allergies, adverse drug interaction, and side effects

Screened for drug interaction and consult with doctors and nurses to provide the beset medication for the patient and their disease state on daily basis.

Improved Drug-inventory management system to reduce waste and worked with multiple insurance companies and health care providers

Supervise the fulfillment of prescriptions by pharmacy technicians

Filed, labeled, stored, ordered and manufactured prescriptions for patients.

New Jersey Board of Pharmacy License #28RI03536500

New York Board of Pharmacy License #I056469-1

Pennsylvania Board of Pharmacy License

Additional Experience

Pharmacy Intern

MAY 2011-SEPT 2011 Walgreens Selden, NY

MAY. 2008 – AUG. 2010 Rite Aid Pharmacy, Selden, NJ

MAY 2006- 2008 CVS Port. Jefferson, NY

Assist retail pharmacists with patient counseling and prescription transfers

Compound medications

Obtain new verbal prescriptions from physicians

Enter new patient and prescription information for pharmacist verification

Train new hires about prescription pick up, drop off, production, and inventory


Eastern Long Island Hospital, Greenport, NY (2009)

Walgreens, Quincy, MA (2010)

Brigham & Women’s Center, Boston, MA (2010)

St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Brighton, MA (2010)

Kindred Hospital, Boston, MA (2011)

Johnson & Johnson, Morris Plains, NJ (2011)

Maiden Family Medicine Center Diabetes (2011)

Pharmacy Practice Experience

April 2014 – May 2017 Walgreens Cherry Hill, NJ

MAY 2017-Oct 2017 Innovative RX Concepts LLC., Cherry Hill, NJ

Compound creams, ointments, tablets, capsules, solutions, suspensions, suppositories, and lozenges for human and veterinary consumption

Practice aseptic technique

Pharmaceutical calculations

Occupational Achievements

Walgreens Comprehensive Compounding Course Completion Feb2016

Walgreens 5 Years of Service Award

Exceed Walgreens flu shot goal in the area 2016-2017

Walgreens MTM Trained- Mirixa & OutcomesMTM 2013


Sept. 2005-May 2011 Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and the Health Sciences, Boston, MA

Doctorate of Pharmacy awarded May 2011

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