Highly-motivated licensed pharmacist with a solid foundation in prescription processing, pharmaceutical calculations, and pharmacy procedures. I am a dedicated, passionate, and committed professional who delivers courteous service at all times. I have a track record of providing excellent customer service in a high-volume facility, serving over 400 patients per day. I demonstrate versatility in adapting to an ever-increasing complex healthcare industry. I am committed to providing quality pharmaceutical care as an essential link in disease management.
Retail pharmacy procedure knowledge Certified Immunizer Accurate pharmaceutical calculations CPR certified Medication Inventory Management Effectively work independently and in a team Prescription drug interaction assessment environment. Highly adaptable to new environments and
Staff Pharmacist, 08/2016 to Current
King Soopers Pharmacy – Colorado Springs, CO
Managed drug and supply inventories.
Properly filled and dispensed an average of 400 prescriptions per day. Regularly stocked shelves, rotated stock and checked for expired medications. Receptively counsels patients and helped them locate desired items in the pharmacy. Provided specialized services to help patients manage conditions such as diabetes, asthma, smoking cessation and high blood pressure.
Displayed patient-oriented and comprehensive clinical pharmacy services and pharmaceutical care. Checked prescriptions for appropriate dosage, drug interactions, allergies and contra-indications before dispensing medications.
Effectively prioritized tasks and organized workflow to increase efficiency. Recommended appropriate clinical programs such as immunization, MTM (Medication Therapy Management) and DCS (Diabetes Care Specialist).
Communicated regularly with physicians, nurses, insurance companies and managed care organizations. Provided medication therapy management to patients using Outcomes and Mirixa. Saved patients money and increased pharmacy profit margins with therapeutically equivalent and more cost-effective generic drugs.
Vaccinated patients to prevent serious diseases and improving their overall health. Staff Pharmacist, 06/2005 to 04/2016
City Rexall Drugs – Picayune, MS
Properly filled and dispensed an average of 300 prescriptions per day. Effectively resolved insurance rejections and other billing issues. Implemented and maintained company's online computed inventory and supply system. Managed the company online marketing.
Helped organize and move the pharmacy location due to the outcome of Hurricane Katrina. Helped maximize income by returning overstocked medications. Packaged and verified multi-dose blister packs for requested patients, assisted living homes, and nursing homes.
Staff Pharmacist, 06/2005 to 04/2016
Pearl River Drug Co – Poplarville, MS
Input and processed every prescription through computer system. Effectively resolved insurance rejections and other billing issues. Managed drug and supply inventories.
Recommended OTC products to customers.
Pharmacist Manager, 12/2004 to 05/2005
CVS – Picayune, MS
Properly filled and dispensed an average of 400 prescriptions per day. Managed the schedule of pharmaceutical staff.
Managed drug and supply inventories.
Checked prescriptions for appropriate dosage, drug interactions, allergies and contra-indications before dispensing medications.
Directly supervised Pharmacy Technicians, interns and support staff while on duty. Staff Pharmacist, 08/2004 to 05/2005
Garden Park Medical Center – Gulfport, MS
Monitored the medication dispensing machines within the hospital to ensure supplies were readily available to clinical staff.
Properly cleaned and maintained department equipment such as IV hoods. Troubleshot mechanical issues with Pyxis machines and other equipment. Cleaned equipment and work areas and sterilized glassware to maintain safe and sanitary conditions. Prepared medication boxes and IV orders for patients. Responsible for proper maintenance and verification of pharmaceutical contents of each crash cart. Staff Pharmacist, 06/2003 to 12/2004
CVS Pharmacy – Picayune, MS
Properly filled and dispensed an average of 400 prescriptions per day. Maintained and filled automated dispensing machines. Effectively resolved insurance rejections and other billing issues. Receptively answered customer questions and helped locate desired items in the pharmacy. EDUCATION
Doctor of Pharmacy: Pharmaceutic Sciences, 2003
University Of Mississippi - Oxford, MS
Bachelor of Science: Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2001 University of Mississippi - Oxford, MS
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