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Pharmacy Pharmacist

Teaneck, NJ
September 29, 2020

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Peter Barkachi

Address River Edge, New Jersey ***61 Mobile 917-***-**** Email


• Licensed pharmacist in New York and New Jersey with more than 26 years of experience in both owning and operating pharmacies and providing exceptional services in a retail setting, from nationwide chains—including CVS—to local.

• Outstanding interpersonal skills with a track record of establishing positive relationships with customers, pharmaceutical representatives/manufacturers, medical professionals, healthcare organizations and insurance providers.

• Respected leader, able to train and manage diverse teams to deliver peak performance. Dedicated to providing quality patient care and fast and accurate medication dispensing.

• Thorough knowledge of pharmacy management including but not limited to audit reports, regulations, compliance, drug inventory and wholesale negotiations.

• Trilingual: Fluent in English, Arabic and French RECENT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Shakespeare Pharmacy – Bronx, NY August 2016 to Present Senior Manager and Supervisor Pharmacist

• Negotiate with various drug companies to maintain inventories at competitive wholesale prices

• Trained and supervise two staff members

• Prepare and submit management reports on sales, accounts payable and log activities Empire Pharmacy – Bronx, NY May 2015 to August 2016 Clinical and Staff Pharmacist

• Skilled in Micro Merchant and Prime RX software

• Dispensed and compounded prescriptions, maintained precise patient records, provided accurate dosing information and directions for use

Optimum Pharmacy – Bronx, NY February 2013 to May 2015 Senior Pharmacist

• Dispensed and compound prescriptions, maintain accurate patient records, dosing information and directions for use

• Interacted with HMOs and other insurance providers concerning billing/reimbursement issues

• Filled prescriptions using the Opus System Software

• Specialized in Hepatitis C and Non-Sterile Compounds Prime Aid, First Aid Pharmacy – Union City, New Jersey and Bronx, New York May 2007 to January 2012 Prime Aid Pharmacy Corp. is a nationwide, privately-held “Clinical Specialty Pharmacy” and owns First Aid Pharmacy. Senior Pharmacist

• Managed both Union City and Bronx location and recognized for the ability to manage a high volume of patient accounts

• Consulted with hundreds of physicians and patients to fill prescriptions, review side effects and discuss drug interactions

• Cultivated a strong network of physicians, resulting in an average of 100 new patient enrollments monthly

• Filled an average of 300 prescriptions per day

Rainbow Pharmacy – New York, New York April 2007 to January 2008 Part Time Pharmacist

• Reduced expenditures by renegotiating prices from pharmaceutical suppliers. Increased discount rate from 10 percent to 16 percent over wholesale price with key suppliers

• Maintained accurate patient records, dispensed prescription and provided proper directions of use for both prescriptions and over the counter medications

VLV MED Pharmacy – New York, New York May 2006 to May 2007 Pharmacist Supervisor

• Filled prescriptions using the Data Doc System

• Accurately dispensed drugs to patients according to their doctor’s prescription Duane Reade Pharmacies - New York and New Jersey February 2002 to May 2006 Pharmacist Supervisor

• Utilized PDX software to check for drug interactions and maintain patient profiles

• Trained staff in HIPAA laws and monitored the workplace under HIPAA compliance

• Supervised staff in assisting customers and maintaining prescription and OTC inventory

• Prepared management reports on sales, audit trials and accounts payable

• Recognized for the ability to manage a high volume of patient accounts EDUCATION

Arnold & Mary Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences – Long Island University Bachelor’s Degree Graduated in 1993

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