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Pharmacy Pharmacist

Springfield, VA
March 24, 2020

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Rasoul Samadani, Pharm.D.

Phoenix, Arizona 818-***-**** LinkedIn Profile

Diversely Experienced Licensed Pharmacist

Driven, dedicated, and detail oriented Licensed Pharmacist with demonstrated expertise in the delivery and management of evidence-based pharmacotherapeutic care for patients in retail and clinical based settings. Accomplished pharmacy leader with demonstrated proficiency to optimize workflow processes and implement innovative initiatives to consistently drive elevated levels of employee and organizational performance. Demonstrated eagerness and ability to learn quickly and to expand my scope of practice to make positive impacts in diverse pharmaceutical settings.


Retail Pharmacy Operations

Immunization Administration

Individualized Patient Counseling

Inventory Management

Medication Therapy Management

Interdisciplinary Clinical Rounding

Pharmacokinetic Monitoring

Regulatory Compliance Guidelines

Drug Utilization Review

Indications & Contraindications

USP Compounding Guidelines

Clinical Pharmacy Operations


STAFF PHARMACIST Harris Teeter Pharmacy, Arlington, VA 3/2018 – Present

Review, process, dispense and deliver 200 to 250 prescription orders daily in a fast-paced retail pharmacy setting; proactively identify and resolve therapeutic incompatibilities to safeguard patients. Evaluate and optimize workflow processes; delegate staffing assignments to maximize productivity. Liaise between patients and prescribing physicians to optimize drug therapy regimens and educate on proper medication use to improve compliance and healthcare outcomes. Ensure that all clinical and administrative tasks are completed in compliance with organizational protocols and federal healthcare regulations. Conduct blood glucose, total cholesterol testing, and provide personal consultations to assist patients in maintain optimal levels of wellness. Recognized for highest amount of vaccination administered in the region.

Instrumental in increasing prescription dollar amount sold versus prior year by 8%.

Champions a role in training other Pharmacists, Technicians, and Interns; provide teaching and learning opportunities to foster a strong understanding and application of best practices in the retail pharmacy setting.

Recognized as a Preferred Pharmacist in the district; among the first staff called upon to cover shifts in other pharmacies, when needed.

STAFF PHARMACIST Inova Fairfax Hospital, Fairfax, VA 12/2017 – 3/2018

Interpreted and transcribed prescription orders to the patient’s medication profile to ensure accurate, complete records empowering physicians to conduct high quality, uninterrupted, safe medical care. Consulted and conferred with physicians to minimize the risk of contraindications and adverse mediation related events; recommend cost effective, therapeutic alternatives to promote optimal patient results. Demonstrated proficiency to uphold USP guidelines when compounding and dispensing sterile and nonsterile products.

PHARMACIST IN CHARGE Rite Aid Pharmacy, Arlington, VA 9/2016 – 12/2017

Developed, supervised, and evaluated the performance of a team of four pharmacy professionals tasked with the safe, accurate delivery of 700+ prescriptions per week. Influential leader with expertise in managing daily activities emphasizing operational efficacy, budgetary adherence, and inventory safety/control. Conducted medication therapy management sessions to review and optimize drug therapy regimens to increase treatment compliance and to improve patient outcomes. Cultivated an environment committed to quality service and care; promptly identified concerns or complaints and implemented solutions that posed satisfying outcomes for customers and the organization. Interacted with insurance providers to assist in mitigating access barriers to prescribed medications. Observed, enforced, and upheld all operating policies and regulations.

Orchestrated and executed flu clinics that provided more than 1500 vaccinations to customers over the period of one flu season.

Established season displays that led to a 20% increase in OTC drug revenue.

Contributed to the increase in prescription counts by 10%.

PHARMACY INTERN Rite Aid Pharmacy, Falls Church, VA 7/2013 – 8/2016

Contributed to the delivery of safe, quality medication care by educating patients to foster a strong understanding of appropriate Rx and OTC drug use, potential side effects, and safe product storage to minimize risks to patients. Assisted patients to improve cost efficacy, eased access, and improve treatment plan compliance. Maintained accurate inventory counts to support the delivery of uninterrupted patient centered care.


NON-PATIENT CARE MANAGEMENT MacPhail’s Pharmacy, Bel Aid, Maryland 2/2016 – 3/2016

AMBULATORY CARE Anne Arundel Medical Center Hospital, Annapolis, Maryland 1/2016 – 2/2016

ADVANCED COMMUNITY PHARMACY Shoppers Pharmacy, Baltimore, Maryland 10/2015 – 11/2015

CRITICAL CARE/ICU Good Samaritan Medstar, Baltimore, Maryland 9/2015 – 10/2015

ACUTE CARE GENERAL MEDICINE Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 7/2015 – 8/2015

DRUG INFORMATION/INFORMATICS AcariaHealth Pharmacy, Fairfax, Virginia 6/2015 – 7/2015

ADVANCED HEALTH SYSTEMS PHARMACY University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 5/2015 – 6/2015


Doctor of Pharmacy Notre Dame of Maryland University, Baltimore, MD (2016)

Master of Science in Health Science Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA (2011)

Bachelor of Science in Biology University of California – Irvine, Irvine, CA (2009)

Arizona Board of Pharmacy, Licensed Pharmacist No. S024464, (Current)

Virginia Board of Pharmacy, Licensed Pharmacist No. 020*******, (Current)

District of Columbia Board of Pharmacy, Licensed Pharmacist No. PH100002822, (Current)

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