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Pharmacy Sales

Washington, District of Columbia, United States
August 17, 2018

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Tegegne Fenta-*


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Silver Spring, MD 20906



Doctor of Pharmacy May 2017

Duquesne University School of Pharmacy, Pittsburgh, PA Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Summa Cum Laude May 2010 University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Ann, MD Associate Degree in Environmental Health Science Nov 1998 Dilla University, Dilla, Ethiopia


Pharmacist, License No. 020*******: expires December 31, 2018 Mar 2018 Commonwealth of Virginia Board of Pharmacy

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Basic Life Support (CPR and AED): expires March 2019 May 2017 American Heart Association

Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Certification May 2015 American Pharmacists Association

Pharmacist and Patient-Centered Diabetic Care Certification May 2015 American Pharmacists Association


Teaching Assistant, Organic Chemistry, and Biochemistry Sep 2010 – May 2011 University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, MD

• Tutored students individually and in groups to improve their understanding of course materials

• Helped individual students prepare for exams

• Provided assistance to professor and students in laboratory exercises & experiments Sales associate Aug 2006 – Aug 2008

Wawa Inc, gas station and convenient store, Salisbury, MD

• Greeted and assisted customers in retail setting to maximize their satisfaction

• Processed product transitions quickly and efficiently

• Built and maintained friendly customer relationships to increase sales and generate repeat business Environmental Health Inspector Dec 1998 – Apr 2005 Addis Ababa City Health Bureau, Environmental Health Protection Dept. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

• Conducted site inspections for environmental and safety compliance

• Assisted with the management of hazardous waste

• Participated in facilitating co-operational situation to create healthy environment LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

President, Ethiopian Orthodox Christian Association Aug 2007 – May 2010 University of Maryland Eastern Shore

• Organized bible study, events and meetings

• Managed team works and interacted positively with committee members PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

• Kappa Psi Professional Pharmacy Fraternity May 2012- present

• American Pharmacist Association Aug 2011 - present Tegegne Fenta-2


Sam’s Club Pharmacy, West Mifflin, PA Community Pharmacy Apr 2017 Preceptor: Cynthia Masters, PharmD

• Dispensed prescriptions to patient accurately

• Counseled patients on medication and medical devices

• Contacted insurance companies to gain drug coverage CVS Specialty Pharmacy, Monroeville, PA Specialty Pharmacy Mar 2017 Preceptor: Chris Oczypok, PharmD

• Participated in calling doctors to obtain new and refill prescriptions

• Counseled patients on their medications

• Reached out to drug manufacturers to update information on the stability of drug products Spartan Pharmacy, Bethel Park, PA Community Pharmacy Feb 2017 Preceptor: Jodi Mitchel, PharmD

• Participated in the dispensing process and counseling patients on medication

• Recommended appropriate over-the-counter drug options to patients

• Reviewed patients profile for duplicate therapy and drug interactions UPMC McKeesport Hospital, McKeesport, PA Acute Care Jan 2017 Preceptor: Monica Bernie, PharmD, BCPS

• Monitored patients’ drug therapy/lab values and made recommendations when needed

• Performed IV to PO conversion and renal dosing monitoring

• Reviewed patients’ charts to identify medication related problems Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA Acute Care, Infectious Disease Oct 2016 Preceptor: Anthony Guarascio, PharmD, BCPS

• Monitored patients for drug interactions and adverse drug reactions

• Rounded daily with infectious disease consult team

• Participated in pharmacokinetic dosing of vancomycin and aminoglycosides Duquesne University Center for Pharmacy Care, Pittsburgh, PA Ambulatory Care Sept 2016 Preceptor: Robert Laux, PharmD, BCPS

• Performed medication therapy management service

• Provided patient counseling on proper use of glucometer and blood pressure monitors

• Counseled patients on medication as well as lifestyle changes Monongahela Valley Hospital, Monongahela, PA Advanced Hospital Aug 2016 Preceptor: Ronald Petitto, PharmD

• Participated in the medication dispensing process

• Assisted pharmacists with daily inventory and restocking of medications

• provided response to drug information questions


Monongahela Valley Hospital, Monongahela, PA Institutional Pharmacy Nov 2015 Preceptor: Ronald Petitto, PharmD

• Reviewed patient medication therapy and lab values to identify medication related problems

• Participated in IV preparation and dispensing process for both patient specific and stock doses

• Solved patient specific dosing and kinetic problem Rite Aid Pharmacy, Pittsburgh, PA Community Pharmacy Nov 2012 Preceptor: Jordan Ackerman, PharmD

• Provided friendly service at prescription drop-off and pick-up counters

• Processed new prescription and refill requests

• Counseled patients on appropriate use of over-the-counter medications LANGUAGES

• English: speak/read/write

• Amharic: native language (Ethiopia’s national language)

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