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Pharmacist

Location:
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Posted:
April 24, 2019

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VIVIAN K. ALARI

****, *****-** ******, ** CALGARY, T2Y 0H8

587-***-****

ac86y7@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

● Pharmacist with over 7 years experience in hospital pharmacy setting

● Strong Pharmacist support skills and patient care experience within a fast-paced pharmacy atmosphere using Kroll software, administering of Flu shots and other vaccinations, performing Care plans and follow-ups

● Proficient communication skills between doctors, nurses, patients, and other health care professionals

● Excellent oral and written communication skills with a proven ability to gather appropriate information using Netcare and appropriate references.

● Experienced in training pharmacy technicians and other pharmacy personnel

● Implements effective operational management practices and applies professional standards

● Exceeds performance standards, able to perform multiple tasks accurately

● Adept at dispensing medication with accuracy and efficiency

● Patient counselling, professional advice and continuity of care on a daily basis

● Increased overall productivity by implementing processes that improved workflow and reduced errors

EDUCATION

Alberta College of Pharmacists License - March 8, 2019 Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada - July 2018

The University of Lagos, Nigeria (B. Pharm.) - April 2004 CERTIFICATES

*Authority to administer Injections Oct. 2018

*CPR and First Aid Certified Aug. 2018

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

* Bridlewood Pharmacy- Relief Pharmacist - March, 2019 till date

* Shawnessy Pharmacy - Relief Pharmacist - March, 2019 till date

* Bridlewood Pharmacy- Pharmacist Intern (Level 3) - Feb 1, 2019 – Feb 28th, 2019

* Costco Pharmacy - Pharmacist Intern (Level 2) – Sept. 24Th, 2018 – Jan. 2019

* Shawnessy Pharmacy - PharmaChoice Pharmacist Intern (Level 1) Feb. – June 2018

● Advised patients on the purchase of over-the-counter medications to relieve symptoms of common ailments

● Established close relationships with patients while promoting the products and services of the pharmacy

● Improved productivity by maintaining prescription prioritization to meet deadlines

● Increased customer satisfaction by utilizing strong analytical skills to resolve problems as they arise

● Performed transfers of prescriptions and communicated directly with doctors' offices

● Performed patient care calls and helped out with inventory

● Efficiently answered phone calls and processed high volume of prescriptions

● Recommended OTC therapies and counselled retail pharmacy patients

● Increased patient compliance through patient care quality calls

● Analyzed and inputted prescriptions (approx.150prescriptions per shift) into the Kroll system

● Excellent communication skills by counselling patients regarding special instructions for medication administrations, expected outcomes of treatment, possible adverse effects, and potential over-the-counter drug interactions

● Provided blood pressure screenings and education on the use of blood pressure machines, diabetes monitors, inhalers and nasal sprays

● Communicated with physicians' offices regarding dosage verification, therapeutic alternatives, and contraindications of medications

● Introduced all new products and prescriptions with their expected beneficial and adverse effects to the clients

● Managed and updated total product inventory on a day to day basis using services offered by Mckesson, K&F etc.

UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS TEACHING HOSPITAL

Pharmacist March 2007 – June 2016

● Managed drug inventory levels, ordering medications and supplies for replenishment, verifying deliveries against purchase orders, and resolving any discrepancies

● Provided exceptional customer service that included additional information and education about medications

● Identified drug therapy problems and provided appropriate solutions and advice to Physicians

● Drug dispensing, patient counselling and adequate follow up care

● Drug procurement, stock taking and proper drugs/ drug products disposal

● Adverse drug reporting

● Strong communication skills demonstrated by giving clinical presentations to Pharmacy Interns, students and assistants

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