Yulia N. Small, PharmD
Articulate, highly motivated Doctor of Pharmacy with more than eight years of experience providing pharmaceutical care and clinical education on medications and disease states to patients of high volume community pharmacy. Excels at building collaborative relationships with healthcare professionals (HCPs) to improve patient outcomes. Background includes clinical presentations, medication therapy management (MTM), comprehensive medication review (CMR), and liaising with insurance payers.
Rite Aid 2012 – Present
Staff Pharmacist (08/2019 – Present)
Provide quality focused pharmaceutical care to diverse patient population which includes medication therapy management (MTM), comprehensive medication review (CMR), and patient compliance consultations.
Collaborate with physicians on patient medication profiles, drug selection, and recommendations for therapeutic equivalents of non-formulary products.
Educate patients on medications, potential side effects, and chronic disease management.
Serve as liaison between patients, payers, and physicians to resolve insurance issues and identify discounts to assist patients.
Organize and conduct flu clinics to support community and workplace health initiatives.
Educate patients on the benefits of vaccines and recommend products based on factors such as health status, age, and disease state.
Review patient records and consult with physicians on potential drug interactions.
Developed plans to improve utilization of expandable vaccines and flu shots to ensure broad access to vaccines within the community.
Counsel patients on the importance of refilling prescriptions on time to improve adherence.
Pharmacy Intern (08/2015 – 07/2019)
Assisted pharmacist with filling prescriptions, inventory management, and third party resolution.
Provided quality patient care with new prescription counseling and over-the-counter recommendations.
Provided medication therapy management to patients.
Provided hypertension screenings and delivered immunizations under the supervision of the pharmacist.
Assisted in training new pharmacy employees.
Certified Pharmacy Technician (02/2012 – 08/2015)
Entered patient and order information into the pharmacy system and prepared prescription orders.
Processed and submitted insurance claims.
Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences
Community Pharmacy, Divine Health Care, Hampton, VA March – April 2019
Ambulatory Care, Olde Town Medical Center, Williamsburg, VA February – March 2019
Elective, Food Lion Pharmacy, Hampton, VA January – February 2019
Psychiatry, Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center, Hampton, VA October – November 2018
Ambulatory Care, Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center, Hampton, VA September – October 2018
Community Pharmacy, CVS, Norfolk, VA July – August 2018
Institutional – Geriatrics, Hampton University, Hampton, VA June – July 2018
Internal Medicine, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Norfolk, VA May – June 2018
Education & Professional Development
Doctor of Pharmacy, GPA 3.8 – May 2019
Hampton University School of Pharmacy, Hampton, VA
Associate in Science, GPA 3.78 – May 2015
Thomas Nelson Community College, Hampton, VA
Licensure & Certifications
Pharmacist License - Texas & Virginia, 2019 – Present
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Basic Life Support - American Heart Association, 2019 – Present
Opioid Overdose and Naloxone Education Certification - Program for the Commonwealth of Virginia, 2018 – Present
Pharmacy Immunization Delivery Certification - American Pharmacists Association, 2018 – Present
American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), 2015 – Present
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), 2015 – Present
American Pharmacists Association (APhA), 2015 – Present
Antidepressants and Cardiovascular Disease, Pharmacists and Residents at Hampton VA Medical Center, Hampton VA, 11/2018
Clopidogrel and Aspirin in Acute Ischemic Stroke and High-Risk TIA, Pharmacists, Residents and Student Pharmacists at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Norfolk, VA, 07/2018
New Treatment Guidelines for Clostridium Difficile, Pharmacists, Residents and Student Pharmacists at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Norfolk, VA, 06/2018