Picayune, Mississippi 39466
Louisiana and Mississippi licensed Pharmacist with over 30 years of experience providing top-notch pharmacy services. Outstanding interpersonal skills establishing positive customer service relationships with patients, pharmaceutical representatives and healthcare professionals with friendliness and sincerity. I am dedicated to providing quality patient care with fast and accurate medication dispensing. Thorough knowledge of drug-utilization, evaluation, mediation, inventory management, and the Federal and State regulations governing pharmacy practice.
Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy, University of Louisiana, Monroe, Louisiana (formerly Northeast Louisiana University) May 1986
Immunization Administration Certification-American Pharmacist Association 2010
Medication Therapy Management (American Pharmacist Association)
Basic Life Support for the Professional Rescuer (American Red Cross)
Staff Pharmacist, Picayune Drug Company, March 2016-March 2018
As a relief Pharmacist, in addition to checking all work done by pharmacy technicians prior to dispensing counseled patients on additional drug information and advice regarding side effects, proper usage and storage of all medications given. I also have active knowledge of Pioneer Prescription Pharmacy System.
Pharmacist-in-Charge, Staff Pharmacist, The Medicine Shoppe #25, 2010-April 30, 2015
As the Pharmacist, in addition to checking all work done by pharmacy technicians prior to dispensing, I performed Medication Therapy Management in mandatory drug therapy regimes for contraindications, allergies, drug interactions and proper dose. Selected and administered vaccinations for patients based on their individual needs. Performed compounding of hormone replacement topical, transdermal and capsules, and for individual pets made Veterinary preparations using Flavorx, and preparing Potassium Bromide specific formulas. Counseled patients on additional drug information and advice regarding side effects, proper usage and storage of all medications given. I also have active knowledge of Pharmacy PDX System.
Pharmacist-in-Charge, Fasullo Drugs, 2001-2009
As Pharmacist-in-Charge had supervisory responsibility for ensuring compliance with all laws and regulations governing the operations of the pharmacy and accurately maintaining records of controlled substances. Ensure that every customer received friendly, knowledgeable, and efficient service. Checked all work done by pharmacy technician prior to dispensing. Ensure destruction of discontinued and expired controlled substances. Maintain service standards for counseling, dispensing, licensing, managing inventory, and record keeping. Hold Certificate Authority in usage of E-Commerce program for Controlled Substance Ordering System transactions and Regulatory usage of electronic Prescription Monitoring Programs.
Pharmacist, K&B Drugs / Rite Aid, 1993-2001/ Baton Rouge and New Orleans, La
I served in capacities of Staff Pharmacist, PRN Pharmacist, and temporary Pharmacist-in-Charge, when needed. I have worked in different pharmacies setting from high to low volume. I have consulted with physicians and customers concerning medication dosages, drug interactions, discrepancies, and patient side effects of medication. With regard to drug utilization review and formularies, have interacted with healthcare insurances. Monitored patient profiles for interactions, medication compliance and inappropriate therapy, etc.
Assistant Manager/Pharmacist, Revco DDS / Eckerd Drugs, 1987-1993/ Sulphur, La
Developed managerial and operation of the pharmacy while assisting the Pharmacy Manager of Revco DDS. Dispensed and compounded prescriptions, maintained accurate record, and dosage information.
Pharmacy Intern, Bellina Drugs, 1985-1986
Under the supervision and direction of a licensed pharmacist, assisted in the dispensing of medication, advising patients on usage of prescription and non-prescription drugs.
Credentials: Louisiana #14040, Mississippi # T-010481, BLS Professional Rescuer
Associations: Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, American Pharmacist Association, Mississippi Pharmacist Association, Volunteer and Member of a Disaster Assistance Team for the American Red Cross