Joan Slabiak, R.Ph.
Proactive and experienced pharmacist with proven track record for providing an excellent customer service. Prescription processing that achieves accurate and timely dispensing according to physician orders and all rules and regulations. Monitors and updates patient record for completeness. Effectively communicates with patients, physicians, and staff to resolve issues related to interactions, side effects, usage, and insurance concerns. Improves overall customer/staff/management satisfaction. Improves inventory control. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
CVS Retail Pharmacies, Dallas, TX — Staff Pharmacist 2002 - 2010
Mentored pharmacy staff to achieve high satisfaction for patients and management. Developed excellent relationships with customers and staff. Prevented loss of medication to pharmacy by identifying multiple in-house thefts and increasing inventory control. Dallas Metrocare Clinic Pharmacies, Dallas, TX — Staff Pharmacist, PIC 2001 - 2010
Designed & implemented new workflow procedures that decreased clinic wait time from 1.5 hours to 45 minutes thereby increased overall patient, staff, and management satisfaction. Guided and worked well with technicians in accepting new workflow to accurately expedite prescription processing. Monitored Clozaril registry. Counseled patients. Established excellent communication with clinic professional staff.
RX SOLUTIONS Dallas Metroplex — Relief Pharmacist
Relief pharmacist in various pharmacy settings - long-term care, specialty, retail, home infusion/ compounding, consultant for nursing homes,hospitals. IVTX (Option Care),Irving, TX — Staff Pharmacist
1998 - 2001
Accurate prescription processing of intravenous(IV) and specialty medications. Effectively counseled and communicated with patients about concerns. Communicated with physicians, nurses about order clarification and regulations. Focused on quality assurance and patient satisfaction.
Timberlawn Psychiatric Hospital, Dallas, TX — PIC
Improved pharmacy operations and regulatory compliance to prepare for JAHCO,member of P&T Committee.
Parkland Hospital Outpatient Clinic, Dallas, TX — Staff Pharmacist 1996 - 1997
Counseled patients on the effective and safe use of drugs. Served as a resource to the healthcare team.
Pharmerica, Dallas, TX — Staff Pharmacist
1994 - 1995
Serviced nursing homes and long-term care facilities with focus on checking for side effects and drug interactions, accurate and efficient prescription processing, effective communication with client, facility staffs and pharmacy staff. Supervised IV preparation. Kaiser Permenante, Dallas, TX — Staff Pharmacist
Accurate prescription processing, counseled customer, communicated with clinic professional staff
Page Nursing Home Services, Dallas, TX —Staff & Consultant Pharmacist, part-time 1998
Reviewed patient drug regimens,filled and dispensed patients medications,supervised technicians, performed consultant activities,made recommendations to facility staff & administrators
Eckerd’s Pharmacy, Dallas, TX — Staff Pharmacist
1978 - 1982
Mercy Hospital, Denver, CO — Staff Pharmacist
1974 - 1978
Dispensed and compounded medications, counseled patients EDUCATION
American Red Cross CPR/FIRST AID/AED Certification,, Dallas,Tx, 2019 IV Certification, Richland College - Dallas,Tx, 1995 University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah — BS Pharmacy Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Va.— BS Biology COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
Board Member — Association for Americans & Canadians in Israel 2010 - 2019
Volunteered in activities to welcome families who are new to and residing in Israel. Membership Chairman — Emuna in Israel
2013 - 2017
Collected and processed dues for members.