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Pharm.D. Pharmacy manager, Spanish-speaking.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
October 02, 2016

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Sadaf Syed

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Philadelphia, PA 19128


Professional Summary:

Energetic and efficient pharmacy manager with extensive experience in the world of pharmacy. CPR certified, certified immunizer, and proficient in Spanish and English. As a recent 2014 graduate of pharmacy school, ready to partake in any pharmacy setting.


To establish myself as a friendly, caring, and knowledgeable pharmacist for the community I serve.

To ensure a position with a company that will allow me to guide the practice of pharmacy into the future with the ultimate goal of better patient care.

Certifications/Special Skills

CPR certified, 2016-present

Certified Immunizer, 2012-present

Proficient in written and spoken Spanish

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint (and others)



Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy, Downers Grove, IL, May 2014

Academic Highlights: Dean’s List

Bachelor of Science

Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, IL, May 2009

Academic Highlights: Dean’s List, Presidential Scholarship

Related Experience

Pharmacy Manager, Walgreens, August 2015-current

Highlights: Maintaining legal pharmacy records, supervising of staff pharmacists and technicians, hiring new employees, setting up and supervising flu shot clinics in the community, plus all of the tasks outlined below.

Pharmacist, Walgreens, August 2014-current

Highlights: Rx entering, verification, filling, new-to-therapy and general medication consultations, MTM/CMR, drug utilization reviews, prior authorizations, third party chargebacks, compounding, a variety of immunizations, travel health consultations, blood pressure checks.

Pharmacy Intern, Walgreens, November 2011-August 2014

Highlights: Rx entering, filling, counseling patients under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist, and administering immunizations to patients

Senior Certified Pharmacy Technician, Walgreens, June 2005-November 2011

Highlights: entering, filling, and selling prescriptions, resolving third party problems and all other insurance issues, and overall supervising and scheduling of other technicians

Pharmacy Practice Experience

APPE Hospital Rotation, Skokie Hospital, Skokie, IL, April-May 2014

Preceptor: Dr. Carol Heunisch

Activities: warfarin, rivaroxaban, ticagrelor, and CHF counseling, rounding with cardiologists, vancomycin dosing, warfarin dosing, IV room, case presentation on Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome, compilation of a patient handout on medication adherence, healthcare provider handout on medications causing QTc interval prolongation.

APPE General Medicine Rotation, Northwest Community Hospital Arlington Heights, IL, February-April 2014

Preceptor: Dr. Tudy Hodgman

Activities: attending daily rounds in the ICU, ADR reports, drug monitoring forms, DUEs, journal clubs, patient case presentations.

APPE Clinical Specialty Rotation, Captain James A. Lovell Federal Healthcare Center, North Chicago, IL, January-February 2014

Preceptor: Dr. Kelly Lempicki

Activities: obtaining medication history from patients, seeing patients in pulmonary, women’s health, and cardiology clinics and writing consult notes, reviewing and responding to internal prior authorization requests, co-authoring a clinical review piece for publication in the Illinois Pharmacist, journal club, patient case presentation.

APPE Ambulatory Care Rotation, Kiley Developmental Center, Waukegan, IL, August-October 2013

Preceptor: Lawrence Hoke, B.A., B.S., RPh

Activities: writing quarterly and annual reviews for inpatients, attending weekly psychiatric consultations with patients, responding to doctor inquiries, presenting drug information topics at physicians meetings, presenting a journal club, presenting a patient case, DI paper, writing for the monthly newsletter.

APPE Elective Rotation, CVS/Caremark, Northbrook, IL, July-August 2013

Preceptors: Dr. Lora Armstrong and Dr. Eve Hindin

Activities: Writing drug monographs, formal monograph presentation to the P&T subcommittee, writing drug class reviews, journal club, formal disease state discussions.

Campus Activities/Leadership

AIPhA (Association of Indian Pharmacists in America), Midwestern University, 2010-2013

Public Relations Representative, 2011-2013

Member, 2010-2013

Muslim Student Association, Lake Forest College, 2006-2009

Vice President, 2008-2009

Treasurer, 2006-2008

Volunteer Activities

Soup Kitchen, The Shalom Center, Kenosha, WI, 2008-2013

Camp Counselor, AMI, Zion, IL, 2009-2013


Bryan Gengenbach, Pharm.D.

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7201 Castor Ave

Philadelphia, PA 19149


Julia McFadden

Walgreens Pharmacist

3308 Dekalb Pike

East Norriton, PA 19401


Mike Lamirande, RPh

Store Manager

3308 Dekalb Pike

East Norriton, PA 19401


Josh Connolly

District Manager Walgreens

7201 Castor Ave

Philadelphia, PA 19149


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