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Assistant Pharmacy

Winnipeg, MB, Canada
March 04, 2019

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Olugbemi Akinlosotu

*-**** ******* *******, ********. MB R3T 2E3



Dedicated, foreign trained pharmacist with more than 23 years experience in retail/community pharmacy and also in the sales of Ethical and over the counter drugs

Possess MBA degree in Marketing and experience dealing with and resolving issues involving customers disatisfaction

Good interpersonal relationship and communication skills which enables me to interact with customers and other members of the Health care profession

Intermediate knowledge of basic computer packages such as Microsoft word, Excel and powerpoint

Strong monitoring and supervisory ability of Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians and other Pharmacy staff.

Work Experience:

Pharmacy Assistant

Grand Medicine Health Services Ltd, Winnipeg Manitoba

February 2019 till date .

Verifying that the prescription is correct and drawing the attention of the Pharmacist to any irregularity

Assisting the Pharmacist in dispensing, reconciling and filling of the medication.

Translate the directions on administration and indications on labels.

Accurately labelling of the pharmaceutical products including the tablets, capsules, injections, oral liquids, suppositories, topical preparations, inhalers etc.

Effective preparation of bubble packing of tablets and capsules according to the indications and dosing of the patients.

Accurate filling of the prescriptions and delivering the medications to the inpatients and floor-stock supplies to Nursing Homes.

Accurate compounding of different topical formulations such as creams, ointments, and other oral formulations under pharmacist supervision.

Performing the reconstitution of the antibiotics and oral suspensions.

Maintaining the proper storage and security of the drugs.

Clean and help to maintain the equipment and the work areas and sterilizing the glass wares according to the prescribing methods.

Accurately verify the orders and the homes sent to the PARATA machine according to the patient's name, medication on the order and process them.

Verify the pouches for accurate medication and dosage.

Maintain and clean the machine at the end of the shift.

Pharmacy Manager.

Richson Pharmacy, Ibadan. Nigeria

April 2005 – June, 2018

Managed pharmacy operations including ensuring appropriate ordering/purchasing pharmaceuticals and medical supplies, stock maintenance and ensuring proper storage and handling.

Dispensed prescribed medications to patients based on the prescriptions from Doctors and provided information about drugs. This enabled the patients to know the drugs they are taken .

Counselled patients’ and answered questions about prescribed drugs including questions regarding possible side effects or interactions among various medications

Reviewed prescriptions to assure accuracy by making sure the label on the drugs correspond with that on the label, this help to prevent prescription errors. This was done to prevent handling wrong drugs to the patients.

Advised Physicians and other Health practitioners on the selection, dosages interactions and side effects of medications. This was to ensure that Doctors selected drugs that were safe and of economic benefits to the patients.

Provided information and advice regarding drug interactions, side effects, dosage and proper medication and storage to the patients. This was to prevent patients discontinuing the medications and to know which food or drugs not be taken with the drugs and to ensure that the drugs were potent throughout the period of handling.

Supervised and coordinated the activities of other Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, Pharmacy assistant and other staff by ensuring that they reported to work as at when due. Also I ensured that they complied with dispensing ethics and checked every label on the drugs to ensure it was correct before handling the drugs to the patients.


Master’s in Business Administration (Option in Marketing) April. 2003- April, 2005

Ladoke Akintola University of Tech, Ogbomosho, Nigeria

Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharm) Sept. 1989- Aug. 1995

University of Ibadan. Ibadan, Nigeria

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