Rasha Fayed, PharmD
Patient-centered and highly driven healthcare professional with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Completed multiple internships in a variety of environments, including hospitals, retail pharmacy, and long-term care facilities. Outstanding interpersonal skills with ability to inspire and motivate patients, caregivers, and healthcare staff, delivering better outcomes. Experienced in inventory management, loss prevention, and optimal drug selection and dosage regimen. Thrive in a fast-paced, high-volume environment and passionate about providing qualitative patient care based on pharmacogenomics analysis.
Areas of Expertise
Medication Therapy Management
Inpatient & Outpatient Pharmacy
Safety, Quality, & Cost Effectiveness
Verbal & Written Communication
Multitasking & Time Management
EDUCATION AND CREDENTIALS
Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) Shenandoah University (ACPE accredited), Washington, DC, 2017
Bachelor of Health Science, Pharmacogenomics George Washington University, Washington, DC, 2014
Virginia Pharmacy License – CPR – Immunization Certified (APhA)
ALL WORLD SOLUTIONS, Herndon, VA, 6/2015-Present
Founder / President
Complete all business operations planning, financial planning, pricing negotiations, merchandising, and marketing for online community. Implement brand positioning strategy, conducting market and competitor research, participating in social forums, and using customer feedback to maximize brand recognition. Launched and grew e-commerce business specializing in general merchandise resale.
Initiated customer-centric culture of communication, collaboration, and accountability, resulting in top-tier performance and positive customer reviews.
INOVA FAIRFAX HOSPITAL, Fairfax, VA, 6/2017-8/2017
Advanced Oncology Practice Intern Pharmacist
Collaborated with oncology team to deliver services to patients, including monitoring adverse effects of chemotherapy, evaluating drug-drug and drug-disease interactions, and supporting patients in an empathetic manner. Assisted with compounding, preparing, and dispensing chemotherapy, minimizing drug waste, decreasing exposure to hazardous drugs, and participating in clinical decision making.
Utilized technology—automated dispensing system and clinical information system—to track medication costs, decrease medication errors, and ensure quality care and effective operations.
LEESBURG PHARMACY, Leesburg, VA, 5/2017-6/2017
Long Term Care Pharmacy Intern Pharmacist
Dispensed medications to nursing home and assisted living residents. Reviewed patient charts and prescriptions for accuracy and effectiveness; verified entry of physician orders into information systems. Managed inventory and quality assurance of prescription orders. Proposed new regimen for drug-drug interactions.
FORT BELVOIR COMMUNITY HOSPITAL, Fort Belvoir, VA, 3/2017-4/2017
Ambulatory Care Practice Intern Pharmacist
Administered direct patient care, educating patients and caregivers on drug safety, adverse effects, and drug regimen. Complied with Virginia Board of Pharmacy and all established policies, procedures, and protocols.
VIRGINIA HOSPITAL CENTER OF ARLINGTON, Arlington, VA, 2/2017-4/2017
Institutional Care Practice Intern Pharmacist
Supplied medication reconciliation in the emergency room and provided patient education. Updated OSHA new drug safety guidelines and provided staff education on new high-risk drugs. Improved protocol for drug storage by ensuring the following of current guidelines.
INOVA LOUDON HOSPITAL, Leesburg, VA, 1/2017-2/2017
Acute Care Internal Medicine Intern Pharmacist
Applied evidence-based medicine in pharmacy operations and participated in daily staff rounds and subspecialty rounds. Worked one-on-one with providers to ensure proper dosing for antibiotics and assisted with antibiotic stewardship, implementing a guideline to improve drug safety. Ensured safe drug levels using pharmacokinetics.
Conducted a prospective drug review for antivenom administration, optimizing financial spending.
Organized and facilitated in-service presentations for nurses and other healthcare providers.
Selected to serve as observer in hospital’s Drug Information and Formulary Committee.
WALGREENS, Ashburn, VA, 11/2016-12/2016
Community Retail Pharmacy Intern Pharmacist
Verified and dispensed prescriptions, ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local laws. Counseled patients on prescription and over-the-counter medications, promoting safe, quality, and appropriate medication therapy.
Communicated with medical staff on appropriateness of prescription drug orders to ensure patients receive correct medication for medical condition, including chronic and specialty conditions.
INOVA ALEXANDRIA HOSPITAL, Alexandria, VA, 10/2016-11/2016
Acute Care Practice Intern Pharmacist
Reviewed, prepared, and dispensed prescription medications according to physicians’ orders and outpatient prescriptions. Counseled patients on drug usage and actively participated in drug utilization review (DUR) and medication therapy management (MTM) in anticoagulation clinic. Performed extemporaneous compounding and therapeutic drug monitoring using pharmacokinetics.
Designed brochure for patient to encourage correct drug utilization.
Reviewed patient’s medical history and drug therapy to assess the indications, patient response, presence of adverse effects, and appropriateness of monitoring.
NATIONAL CAPITAL POISON CONTROL CENTER, Washington, DC, 8/2016-9/2016
Poison Control Center Intern Pharmacist
Answered provider questions on current poison management guidelines. Organized and facilitated patient counseling and information session on safe medication.
Educated federal employee on avoiding accidental overdose from common OTC drugs and exposure to poisons.
Participated in the Up and Away Expo, educating parents of young children about the danger of household chemicals.