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Pharmacy Technician

Silver Spring, MD, 20910
September 15, 2020

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Kalkidan H. Mamo

*** ***** ***, *** ***• Silver Spring, MD 20910 • 240-***-**** •


Doctorate of Pharmacy, PharmD Candidate Graduation date: May 2020

Appalachian College of Pharmacy

Oakwood, Virginia

Pre-pharmacy Course Work

Montgomery Community College, Rockville, MD 2014-2016

B.A., Economics,

Addis Ababa University, School of Economics Graduation date: July 2011

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


Commonwealth of Virginia Board of Pharmacy

Pharmacy Intern License No # 020*******

Commonwealth of Kentucky Board of Pharmacy

Pharmacy Intern License No # I13687

Washington DC Board of Pharmacy

Pharmacy Intern License No # PHI1524

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (American Heart Association)

Certified Immunizer Pharmacy Based Immunization Delivery (American Pharmacist Association)

Workplace Blood borne Pathogens (OSHA) (National safety compliance)

HIPAA certification

Professional Experience

Grad Intern CVS :

January 2020 - Present

Certified Pharmacy Technician January 2014 – July 2017

CVS DuPont Circle, Washington DC

Data entry of electronic and paper based prescriptions

Preparation of medication under the supervision of a pharmacist

Verify and solve insurance and prescription related issues

Electronic record keeping of patients and prescribers related information

Keep precise inventory of medications in the pharmacy

Offered excellent customers service to patients and CVS customers

Data Manager

Howard University Women Health Institute August 2012 - December 2013

Washington DC

Enter patient information the inpatient, outpatient and the emergency department accurately and in a timely manner

Protect confidential patients’ information

Generate statistical reports

Keep record of HIV Testing and Counseling Documents

Participate in scholarly productivity such as grant writing

Core Pharmacy Practice Experience

Safeway at Alexandria - 05/08/18-05/26/18

Advanced Community Practice Alexandria VA

Preceptor: Randa Rashid, Pharm. D

Counseled patients on their medications

Educated patients on Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose

Provided immunization service

Assisted in processing insurance claims and determining patients’ eligibility

Assisted with patient medication therapy management

Prepared and dispensed medications

Georgetown University Hospital-05/27/18- 06/16/18

Institutional Practice Washington, DC

Preceptor: Khang Ho, Pharm. D

Reviewed patient medication lists

Assisted pharmacy personnel with kinetics and pharmacotherapy recommendations to health care providers

Assisted in medication reconciliation for new patients

Observed preparation of chemotherapeutic drugs

Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience

Mountain Care Center Oakwood, VA

Ambulatory-APPE July 2019

Preceptor: Randall Cole, Pharm. D

Patient Assessment- developed electronic database of patient information under the supervision of a nursing practitioner which includes :

oDevelop accurate and effective medication history/patient review.

oPerform effective socio-behavioral assessment.

oPerform appropriate physical assessment procedures including blood pressure measurements, blood glucose and cholesterol measurement, blood oxygen level and pulse measurements and diabetic foot exams.

oAccurate and functional patient record keeping based on physical assessments

Drug Therapy Assessment- determine appropriateness of patients’ medications based on chemical, pharmaceutical, pharmacokinetic, and pharmacological profile of medications.

Identify Drug Related Problems- based on indication, adverse reaction of medication, drug therapy optimization, routes of medication administration, drug-drug and drug disease interaction and medication adherence assessment.

Develop, Implement, and Monitor Drug Therapy Plans- based on patient’s most recent blood works and all relevant medical history.

Pharmacist-Physician Communication- make therapeutic recommendations to physicians based on current guidelines and patient’s most current medial profile.

KVAT Corporate Food City Abingdon, VA

Health System Administration-APPE August 2019

Preceptor: Abdelfattah Elshamly, PharmD

Perform over 120 patient tailored MTM (medication therapy management) call sessions based on MirixaPro and OUTCOMES MTM platforms; aimed at improving medication adherence and star ratings.

Performed weekly CMR (complete medication review) call sessions with patients based on OUPTUM platform; aimed at medication therapy outcomes and medication adherence.

Prepared an informative research on CBD oil aimed at assisting the decision making process on whether or not to provide CBD oil based medications at the Food City Pharmacy.

Work with Diabetic patients at the Health Wagon located at Wise VA: perform medication/ disease state management and patient counseling.

Provide patient education including particularly in diabetes-disease state understanding, medication counseling, smoking cessation and weight loss tips and managements aimed at improving quality of life and patient advocacy.

CVS Pharmacy Roanoke, VA

Advanced Community –APPE Sep-Oct, 2019

Preceptor: Sheila Gordon, Pharm D

Dispensed Products under supervision of Pharmacist

Counseled patients on their medication and based on their disease state

Assisted patients in understanding importance of medication adherence

Assisted in Patient care queue calls to increase medication adherence

Participated in flu shot Clinique held at a work place; also performed flu shot for patients that come to the store

Provided patient education in different immunization schedules.

Prepared different vaccine scheduling information flyers that can be used to advocate patient’s immunization

Trained on CVS learnet about on different company policies and workflow management.

Closely Shadowed Pharmacist during que verifications (QV)

Lewis Gale Hospital Montgomery Blacksburg, VA

Institutional- APPE Oct-Nov, 2019

Preceptor: Rob Abdelnour, Pharm D

Experience in clinical pharmacy practice by assisting pharmacists with medication recommendations, drug-drug or drug-disease interaction alerts using Vigilance Health and Meditech systems

Dosing Vancomycin, Aminoglycosides and TPN per patient’s condition

Record keeping of daily patient information for Vancomycin/Aminoglycoside/TPN dosing

Part of daily patients rounding team with physicians and residents to provide assistance with drug information (dosing/administration/ interaction or recommendation).

Upcoming APPE Rotations:

Kaiser Permanente Fredrick, VA

Advanced Community-APPE Jan-Feb, 2020

Preceptor- Kimberly Huffman

Sovah Health Martinsville, VA

Medicine- APPE Mar-Apr, 2020

Preceptor: Christopher Clark

Professional Organizations

February 2018-present Phi Delta Chi (PDC)

August 2017- Present American Pharmacist Association - Academy of Student Pharmacist

August 2017- Present. National Community Pharmacist Association

Reference: Relation:

Cyprian Sabah, PharmD Former Supervisor at CVS pharmacy DuPont Circle Pharmacy PIC

Phone: 202-***-****), Cell: 301-***-****


Randall Cole, PharmD Former Prof and Preceptor

Mountain Care Center PIC

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Appalachian College of Pharmacy

Phone: 276-***-****


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