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Staff Pharmacist

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
May 16, 2018

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John A. Barretta, R.Ph.

Philadelphia, PA ***** 215-***-****

Staff Pharmacist


Skilled and highly trained pharmacist with extensive experience and proven success in respiratory home care, long-term care, mail order, and retail environments.

Licensed in 10 states including Pennsylvania.

Extensive background in medication management.

Strong ability to oversee tasks from concept to completion ensuring on-time, on-budget, and on-target delivery.

Demonstrated skills in helping develop and implement processes and procedures that enhanced business efficiencies.

Customer Service, Patient Education and Support.

Complied with all regulations to adhere to Medicare and JACHO standards of care.

Ability to successfully manage inventory and order supplies as needed.

Protected patient privacy by managing Electronic Medical Records.

Team Building and Leadership, Staff Training and Development.


STAFF PHARMACIST Pharmacy Innovations, Folcroft, PA 2017 - 2018

Assisted pharmacist supervisor with medication order processing.

Accepted and processed prescription orders received by telephone/fax from medical providers.

Verified prescription labels and validated medication orders filled by pharmacy technician before customer shipment.

STAFF PHARMACIST Apria Pharmacy Network, Folcroft, PA 2006 - 2017

Collaborated with the pharmacy team to supply respiratory medications utilized in home-care venues.

Checked prescription labels prepared by four data entry technicians to match written prescription orders and medications furnished by fill technicians.

Contacted medical offices for new and refilled prescriptions and therapy revisions.

Partnered with health care specialists and advised patients about drug interactions, therapy usage, and insurance compliance.

Worked as pharmacist-in-charge or backup on multiple out-of-state pharmacy licenses.

Handled private patient information data.

STAFF PHARMACIST Pharmerica Drug Systems, Plymouth Meeting, PA 2005 - 2006

Worked as part of a team processing daily medication orders and drug distributions for long-term care facilities.

Helped oversee workloads and quality of 12 data entry staff and technicians.

Filled narcotic drug prescriptions.

Handled verbal medication orders from doctors and nurses.

Supported customers with all prescription-related issues.

STAFF PHARMACIST NCS-Omnicare Pharmacy Services, Quakertown, PA 2004 - 2005

Assisted physicians and nurses at long-term care facilities with prescriptions.

Secured medication orders verbally.

Investigated and answered related medication and drug therapy questions.

Checked and verified medication orders entered into computer system by data entry personnel against written prescription order to release for fill.

Additional experience as Assistant Manager/Pharmacist for Eckerd Drug, Philadelphia, PA; Mail Order Pharmacist for Jordan Reses

RX Center, Philadelphia, PA and Prescription Delivery Systems, Hatboro, PA; and Long-Term Care Staff Pharmacist for Philadelphia

Geriatric Center, Philadelphia, PA


Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science, Philadelphia, PA

Active Registered Pharmacist in Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Michigan, Nebraska, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Texas

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