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Trabuco Canyon, CA
June 11, 2019

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***** ****** **** ** # ***, LAKE FOREST, CA, 92630


949-***-**** cell

OBJECTIVE : To work as a pharmacist in a professional health care environment setting.


Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) June 2003

College of Pharmacy, Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA

Bachelor of Science, Biology 1993

University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA

Associate of Arts, Biological Sciences 1989

Chaffy College, Alta Loma, CA


State of California pharmacist license (55616), 2003

California Pharmacy Technician License – (#14551) State of California, 1994

California Intern License – (# 9687) State of California, 1999

Basic Cardiac Life Service (BCLS) certificate


Prior Authorization Pharmacist Nov 2017- current

Optum Rx, Cypress, CA

Reviewed claims, insurance, and rejection to determine eligibility

Forwarded payer restricted claims to appropriate pharmacies

Obtained consent and notified physicians regarding plan exclusions depending on clinical data

Studied formulary and non-formulary rejected drugs based on pre-determined plan criteria.


Razi pharmacy, Mission Viejo, CA April 2013- current

Handled incoming calls of patients and doctors

Multitasked between verification and cross training of the employees

Maintained a proactive and motivated environment in the pharmacy

Provided a high level of clinical skills and knowledge in caring for patients

Educated patients through counseling on the direction and compliance with drug therapy

Managed the patient profiles by elimination of duplication therapy


CVS pharmacy, Mission Viejo, CA June 2007- 2017

Managed order entry and prescription verification

Provided clinical support to physicians and patients

Managed controlled substance inventory

Interacted constructively with members of different cultural diversities

Ensured every customer received knowledgeable and efficient service


CVS pharmacy, Lake Forest, CA February 2003- 2007

Processed prescriptions in a retailed pharmacy averaging 2600 prescriptions weekly

Counseled patients on prescription and non prescription medications

Responsible for the supervision and scheduling of staff pharmacists, technicians and associates

Ensured continual compliance with all state and federal rules and regulations

Ensured adequate control and documentation of all controlled substance records

Supervised staff education of pharmacists and technicians

Communicated policy and procedure changes, system enhancements and clinical updates with staff


SAVON pharmacy, Foothill Ranch, CA February 2000 – 2003

Assisted in receiving and interpreting the prescription from the physicians

Prepared the prescription for dispensing by filling, calculating dose and labeling

Documented and consulted patient with regard to correct usage of medications

Discussed options of therapy, made recommendations and interpreted results

Identified correct drug dosage using appropriate resources

Demonstrated effective usage of drug information with reference to appropriate sources

Transferred prescriptions and relevant information to other pharmacies


Truesdail laboratories - Tustin, CA January 1989-December 1996

Prepared water/soil samples for analysis according to EPA methods

Conducted various testing on solids, waste water and hazardous materials

Prepared herbicide and pesticide samples for GCMS

Conducted various EPA methods for wet chemistry

Participated in QC/QA programs for state and federal agencies as a part of certification

Familiar with sample digestion methods for Atomic Absorption

Trained entry level chemists in lab procedure.


Sea view Compounding Pharmacy, San Clemente, CA January 2, 2002-February 8, 2002

Preceptor: Jim Matsuba

oCompounded, mixed, formulate new dosages

oCounseled on OTC products

oCollaborated with the pharmacy staff to develop an osteoarthritis informative pamphlet

Pharmerica Pharmacy, Riverside, CA February 11, 2002-March 22, 2002

Preceptor: Jacqueline Ladipo

oIdentified health status of each patient based on lab values and drug regimen

oAssessed plans based on the indication of drug therapy

oChecked medication administrations and refill records

oIdentified risk factors contributing to patient’s overall health condition

oDisposed and removed outdated or recalled drugs

West Anaheim Medical Center, Anaheim, CA March 25, 2002-April 3, 2002

Preceptor: Annie Tran

oAnalyzed Amino Glycoside, vancomycin and coumadin dosing

oChanged Coumadin dosing based on INR and PT per hospital protocol

oCollected lab data and presented suggestions based on patient’s Crcl

oMonitored patients status on daily basis

oObtained information from medical records and test data bases

oAssessed plans with regards to patient status

oIdentified contraindications for therapy

oDetermined the effectiveness of current agent

Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA April 13, 2002-June 21, 2002

Preceptor: Anandi Law

oPreformed duties such as osteoporosis screening and diabetes education

oResearched several projects on osteoporosis

oEducated patients on prevention of certain disease states

oPromoted public awareness of health and disease

Care Partners Pharmacy, Tustin, CA August 19, 2002-September 27, 2002

Preceptor: Roger Klotz

oCompounded formulations for new dosages

oDemonstrated skills like weighing, titrating and diluting desired products

Von’s Pharmacy, El Toro, CA Sept. 30, 2002-November 8, 2002

Preceptor: Wai Yi Wong

oProvided drug information to patients and care givers

oCommunicated effectively with patients and health care professionals

oIdentified contraindications for therapy

oAssessed patient complaints and discussed options of therapy

Fountain Valley Regional Hospital, Fountain Valley, CA Nov. 10, 2002-December 21, 2002

Preceptor: Peter Menard

oResearched assigned disease states and relevant drug therapy protocols

oPlanned and performed ongoing patient evaluation to identify drug related problems

oRecommended a pharmaceutical care plan for each patient

oDocumented pharmaceutical care activity in patient’s medical record

oDesigned and presented educational material to an audience


Demonstrated expertise in analyzing, interpreting and solving problems

Excellent communication skills, well organized, team player, leadership capabilities


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