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Pharmacy Technician Pharmacist

Location:
Dumfries, Virginia, United States
Posted:
April 26, 2019

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HAILU GEBREMICHAEL WELDESENBET

**** ******* **** ****** • Woodbridge, VA 22191 • ac87t0@r.postjobfree.com • 571-***-****703-***-**** Pharmacist ~ Healthcare / Medical Expertise ~ Collaborative Leadership Highly motivated pharmacist; board-certified in Maryland and Virginia with experience in regulatory affairs, production management, and quality assurance of prescription drugs. Has a proven track record of controlling and production regulation under international and national standards. Managed communications with customers and collaborates with medical doctors to assure the best patient care. Key skills in mixing compounds and checking for possible harmful interactions among different drugs. Strong interpersonal and stakeholder management skills. CORE COMPETENCIES

Technical Expertise • Continuous Process Improvement • Business Strategy • Manufacturing/ Production Management • Strategic Planning • Analytical Problem Solving/Decision Making • Collaborative Relationship-Building • Quality Management PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Rite Aid Pharmacy, Alexandria, VA 8/2016-

Present

Pharmacist-in-Charge /

Pharmacist

Key highlights:

• Compounds and dispenses prescribed medications, drugs, and other pharmaceuticals for patient care.

• Reviews prescriptions prescribed by the issuing Physician, or other authorized prescriber to assure accuracy and determine formulas and ingredients needed.

• Compounds medications, using standard formulas and processes such as weighing, measuring, and mixing ingredients.

• Answers questions and provides information to pharmacy customers on drug interactions, side effects, dosage levels, and the correct storage of pharmaceuticals.

• Maintains and improves established procedures concerning quality assurance, security of controlled substances, and disposal of hazardous waste drugs.

• Enters pertinent data such as patient name, prescribed medication and cost, to maintain pharmacy files, charge system, and inventory.

• Verifies medications through testing and checking identity, purity, and strength.

• Instructs interns and other medical personnel in the pharmacy.

• Directs and observes pharmacy workers engaged in mixing, packaging, and labeling pharmaceuticals.

• Supervises technicians and pharmacy students.

Spectrum Healthcare Contracting with Department of Defense 2013-8/2016

Fort Belvoir Hospital, Dumfries Health Center, Dumfries, VA Pharmacy Technician

Key highlights:

• Entered information concerning prescriptions into the computer system.

• Prepared medications for approval by pharmacist.

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• Performed duties related to pharmacy inventory.

• Performed routine tasks to help prepare prescribed medication, such as counting tablets, and requesting drugs from Baker Cell dispenser.

• Reconstituted medications by mixing with fluids and prepared topical ointments.

• Established and maintained patient profiles. Prepared insurance claim forms.

• Counseled patients on medication administration and use. Kaiser

3/2016-4/2016

Advanced Pharmacy Practice in Ambulatory Care Services Evolent Health, 9/2015-10/2015

Advance Pharmacy Practice Administrative Managed Pharmacy Shady Grove Hospital 10/2015-11/2015

Advance Pharmacy Practice in Acute Care General Medicine 2012 - 08/2016 Pharmacist Intern

Rite Aid Pharmacy

Major Duties

Mix compounds according to a pharmacist instructions Check for possible harmful interactions among different drugs Consult Patient on lifestyle and drug utilization

Record-keeping duties and the completion of insurance forms Consult with patients, instructing them in the proper way to take medicines

Administer Flu and other immunization

Rite Aid Pharmacy 2010-2012

Pharmacy Technician,

Key highlights:

• Retrieved prescription orders and prescription labels.

• Counted, poured, weighed, and measured medications.

• Completed cash register transactions and answering consumer questions about drugs and billing.

Target Pharmacy, Falls Church, VA 2009-2010

Pharmacy Technician

Key highlights:

• Retrieved prescription orders and prescription labels.

• Counted, pours, measured, and weighed medications.

• Completed cash register transactions and answering consumer questions about drugs and billing.

• Worked closely with the head managing Pharmacist. USA International Development (USAID) Project East Africa-Ethiopia 1999-2008 Food Security Expert

Key highlights:

• Obtained economic and livelihood data from food insecure households.

• Wrote specifications for a food security project aimed to improve the economic conditions and livelihood options of these households.

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• Developed training for food security experts on the Federal and state levels. CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES

Pharmacist, District of Columbia, Washington Board of Pharmacy 11/2017 -

Present

Pharmacist, State of Maryland Board of Pharmacy 11/2016- Present

Pharmacist, State of Virginia Board of Pharmacy 8/2016- Present

CPR certified, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy 2012- Present

Immunization Certificate (APHA) 2012-

Present

Pharmacy Technician Certificate 2009-

Present

National Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB), District of Columbia, Washington Pharmacy Intern License, State of Virginia Board of Pharmacy 2012-2016 Pharmacy Technician License, State of Virginia Board of Pharmacy 2009 – 12/2016

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATRIONS (MEMBERSHIPS)

Student National Pharmaceutical Association(SNPhA) Maryland Public Health Association

2011-Present Volunteer English Second Language Tutor North Virginia Literacy Counsel

Fairfax, Virginia

EDUCATION

Doctor of Pharmacy 8/2012 –

5/2016

School of Pharmacy Baltimore (UMBC), University of Maryland Associate Science Degree 6/2011

Associate Degree in General Studies, June/ 2011

North Virginia Community College, Alexandria, VA

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Bachelor of Science in A. Economics 2002

Alemaya University, Ethiopia

SPECIALIZED SKILLS

not expert in lab

Computer

Microsoft Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) Languages

English – Excellent professional fluency in speaking, reading and writing REFERENCES

Alice Evcimen (Pharmacy Supervisor in Dumfries Clinical) Phone 703-***-****

Harmit Seigh (PharmD: Pharmacy manager Rite Aid Pharmacy) Phone 703-***-****

Sweta Patel (Pharmacist with Rite Aid Pharmacy)

703-***-****



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