Toronto M4H 1J8
PROFILE: Seek a position as a Pharmacy Assistant where I can utilize my experience and skills effectively for the organization.
Well versed in Kroll medicine dispensary management software and the Delta System
Trained in Pharmacology, Microbiology, Pharmaceutical calculations and Sterile Products
Good knowledge about Therapeutics and Patient care
Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point
Ability to communicate clearly, assertively and respectfully in English and Tamil
Experience handling customer service inquiries in-person, over the phone and e-mails
Able to work within a team and independently with minimal supervision
Proven abilities to plan, organize and coordinate corporate and fundraising events
Work well in environments that require multi-tasking, problem solving and attention to details; easily adapt to new work settings and learn procedures quickly.
Pharmacy Assistant Diploma, CDI College, North York, ON - Nov. 2017 – Sept. 2018
Completed evaluating exam (PEBC)
Masters in Pharmacy, Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai, India – Sept. 2007
Bachelor of Pharmacy, Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai, India – Sept. 2004
Pharmacy Assistant – Student Placement August – September 2018
Shoppers Drug Mart, 747 Don Mills Road, Toronto, ON
Responsible for processing customer payments at the cash register and faxed prescriptions
Placed the orders for prescription medications and provided them to the patients
Filled prescriptions, scanned vials and printed labels for medications
Counted and measured patient medications
Entered patient data into the Delta System
Participated in the adjudication of 3rd party providers
Accurately choose the correct prescription medication for the prescription order
Observed pharmacy procedures for expired or recalled medications
Reconstitute a powdered antibiotic and performed basic pharmacy calculations related to the SIG and participated in the compounding of an extemporaneously prepared medication
Prepared blister packages for patients
Responsible for arranging the stock medications and placed the new shipment of stock on the shelves
TAMILSELVI SARAVANAN Phone 647-***-****
Pharmacy Assistant - Volunteer July 2017 – Dec. 2017
Metropolitan Pharmacy, Scarborough, ON
Patient greeting and confirmation of accuracy of all prescription information prior to filling and accurately filled prescription medications.
Dealt mainly with prescription issues, patient compliance/follow up calls, arranging for prescription pickups and deliveries.
Data entry of patient care information into Kroll dispensing software.
Referred patients to the pharmacists where appropriate.
Calling and faxing doctor’s office to get prescription refill authorizations, Rx transfers in and out of pharmacy.
Responsible for blister packs, compounding mixtures, scanning, filing hardcopies and maintenance of pharmacy stock through inventory control systems
Pharmacy Assistant - Volunteer Nov. 2015 – Jan. 2016
Arokya Pharmacy, Scarborough, ON
Received the prescription and completed the data entry of patient care information.
Faxed prescriptions and called doctor’s office to get authorization for refills on patient’s requests.
Handled general OTC enquiries and referred to Pharmacist where required.
Participated in the problem solving activities.
Improved the patient compliance by increasing the refill reminders.
E.S.Hospital, Villupuram, India Nov. 2007 – June 2011
Oct. 2004 June 2005
Worked with other health care careers. Screening the prescriptions for any interactions
between drug and diet.
Reported to a sales manager about the status of the stock level
Ordered and purchased pharmaceutical supplies, medical supplies, and drugs maintaining stock and storing and handling it properly.
Maintained patient’s records for the future review.
Compounded and dispensed medications as prescribed by doctors and dentists, by calculating, weighing, Measuring, and mixing ingredients, and oversaw these activities.
Procurement of medicines from the local pharma agencies.
Liaised with doctors about prescriptions.
Sold over-the-counter medicines.
Advised patients of any side effects of medicines or potential drug interactions, indications of the drug and dosages.