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Pharmacist

Location:
Phoenix, Arizona, 85044, United States
Posted:
August 16, 2018

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Summary

Arizona-licensed pharmacist with management skills relating to PBM and community-based pharmacy. Interested in pursuing a clinical position driven by critical thinking and problem solving with emphasis on DUR and Medication Therapy Management.

Accomplishments

1) 4 years of management experience with PBM and community pharmacy

2) Implemented quality control procedures to improve workflow for staff pharmacists and nurses

3) Implemented specific protocols to improve accuracy for automatic dispensing equipment

4) Led pharmacy staff to produce a 40% increase in vaccination sales compared to previous years via customized patient education and awareness

5) Impacted members lives through Diabetes education and nutrition management. Minimized drug-drug interactions and adverse events, reduced medication costs, and nurtured a positive member-client relationship.

Experiences

Express-Scripts (Tempe, AZ)

Lead Pharmacist, 2005-2007: PBM, back-end dispensing Pharmacy. Improved daily workflow efficiency for team via written procedures or protocols and group meetings. Created methods with IT technical team to increase accuracy and decrease time spent during equipment failure of the High Volume Filler.

DUR Specialist/Consultation Pharmacist, 2011-2018: PBM, front-end pharmacy. Decreased costs for patients and clients with knowledge of formulary alternatives and third party insurance plans. Improved medication therapy compliance with individualized patient counseling. Implemented techniques and procedures to bridge the communication between patient and healthcare providers.

Costco Wholesale (Phoenix, AZ).

Staff Pharmacist (2016-present): PDX software expert. Led each Costco Pharmacy team to improve efficiency of daily tasks for East valley and Scottsdale warehouses.

Quail Run Behavioral Health (Phoenix, AZ)

Staff pharmacist, May 2018 - present. Inpatient hospital pharmacy. Created a chart to guide nurses with the administration of parenteral psychiatric medications. Provided methods to control drug utilization of both prescribed and OTC medications given to patients in the hospital. Currently, working on methods to reduce medication waste and formulary alternatives.

Medco Health Solutions (Scottsdale, AZ)

Clinical Pharmacist, 2009-2011. Expert in Diabetes and Nutrition education by telecommunication. Improved patient understanding of disease state and medication adherence. Implemented methods to foster patient-provider communication. Achieved significant cost-saving opportunities for patient and healthcare, resulting in increased profit margin by 20% with conversion of retail to mail prescriptions. Top 10% performer.

Safeway, Inc. ( Phoenix, AZ)

Pharmacy Manager, 2007-2009. Expert in immunization education. Top performer in vaccine administration. Implemented methods to enhance vaccination opportunities in high-risk patients, resulting in a 40% increased in vaccination sales over preceding years. Achieved averaged of 98%/100% score on random secret shopper, customer satisfaction rating.

EDUCATION

University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ): Doctor of Pharmacy, 1996-2000.

Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ): Bachelor of Science, 1991- 1996.

SKILLS

Certified Diabetes Pharmacy Counselor and Diabetic Nutrition, Certified in Immunization/CPR, Knowledge of PDX, NRX, HCS, Pyxis MedStation System.

LANA SCOFIELD ac6pah@r.postjobfree.com Mobile: 480-***-****



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