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Medical Pharmacy

Location:
Prince Rupert, BC, Canada
Posted:
December 28, 2020

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Bharti Sharma

adi0dt@r.postjobfree.com 604-***-****

Prince Rupert, BC V8J 3T4

SUMMARY

Dynamic Pharmacist with expertise working within hospitals, clinics and community pharmacies. Driven and customer service-oriented in coordinating with various medical and pharmacy personnel to properly dispense medications while eliminating drug interaction concerns. Proven track record in working closely with patients to educate and inform of medication use and information. SKILLS

Pharmacology

Administering vaccines

Dispensing medicines

Electronic prescription review

Insurance billing

Advanced experience with EMR/ Electronic

Health Records/ Patient Health Records

Patient safety

Team building

Work effectively with all levels of staff,

establishing and maintaining collaborative

professional relationships

Excellent communication and client service

skills, through in-person, email, and calls

Adapt to changing environments and receive

constructive feedback

Interact in a non-judgmental manner with

culturally diverse populations and persons

experiencing a wide range of social

conditions

Critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and

the ability to use sound judgment in

responding to client issues and concerns

Disease prevention

Health promotion

Medical documentation and medical

terminology

Quality assurance controls

First Aid/CPR

Expert in MS Office, MS Word, Excel, Outlook,

PowerPoint, Zoom, Kroll, Healthwatch and

Meditech

Proficiency with use of computers (desktop,

laptop, tablet)

Proficiency with use of mobile devices

(smartphones, mobile apps)

Quiet office space free of interruption with

fast internet speed to conduct professional

calls on behalf of a client

Bilingual: English, Hindi, Punjabi

Proficient in common citation styles (e.g.

AMA, MLA, Chicago)

Database entry

Knowledge of HIPPA and PHIA

EXPERIENCE

COVID 19 Contact Tracing

Shared Health Manitoba Winnipeg, MB Dec 2020-Current Offered information and answered questions from the public while advising on protective safeguards during the COVID 19 health crisis.

Contacted individuals to obtain information regarding COVID contact tracing and provided necessary information pertaining to isolation and/or test sites Answered calls and interacted with community members to provide information on advocacy services.

Set up and maintained physical and electronic filing systems to maintain organizational efficiency.

Delivered healthy living and disease management information to specific population groups. Received processed and tracked patient documentation with speed and accuracy. Collaborated with local health departments and other community partners. Pharmacy Intern

Save On Foods Prince Rupert, BC Aug 2019-Oct 2019 Discussed over-the-counter medication and equipment options to help patients deal with individual symptoms.

Secured drugs against theft, loss or mismanagement by setting and enforcing effective procedures.

Trained individuals in how to use devices to promote optimal medical support. Advised patients on potential drug interactions and side effects, proper dose timing and medication storage.

Verified prescription information against safety guidelines and insurance limitations to protect patient health and financial interests.

Analyzed prescribing trends to monitor patient compliance and prevent excessive usage. Checked the pharmacy area regularly to ensure it was kept neat, clean and free of debris. Supported timely and proper processing of prescriptions in collaboration with healthcare professionals.

Used pharmacy software to verify prescription and insurance information. Liaised with insurance companies to mitigate claims issues. Solicited medical history information from patients to provide best and most effective medical advice.

Student Pharmacist

Fort St. John Pharmacy and Wellness Centre Fort St. John, BC Mar 2019-May 2019 Analyzed prescribing trends to monitor patient compliance and prevent excessive usage. Administered vaccines to immunize patients against communicable diseases. Advised patients on potential drug interactions and side effects, proper dose timing and medication storage.

Discussed over-the-counter medication and equipment options to help patients deal with individual symptoms.

Verified prescription information against safety guidelines and insurance limitations to protect patient health and financial interests.

Secured drugs against theft, loss or mismanagement by setting and enforcing effective procedures.

Trained individuals in how to use devices to promote optimal medical support. Communicated with patients with compassion while keeping medical information private. Solicited medical history information from patients to provide best and most effective medical advice.

Advised patients regarding proper use of new medications and OTC products. Liaised with insurance companies to mitigate claims issues. Supported timely and proper processing of prescriptions in collaboration with healthcare professionals.

Compounded and prepared medications according to prescription orders. Answered customer questions regarding refills, insurance troubleshooting and status updates on prescriptions.

Entered data and prescriptions into patient profiles using Kroll. Used pharmacy software to verify prescription and insurance information. Student Pharmacist

BC Drug and Poison Information Centre Vancouver, BC Feb 2019-Mar 2019 Identified treatment goals based on individual diagnosis and history. Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.

Answered 4 calls per work day to answer customer questions. Student Pharmacist

Pharmacists Clinic, UBC Vancouver, BC Nov 2018-Dec 2018 Led training and educational activities for the entire staff from physicians to administrative personnel.

Took part in meetings and committees to discuss such topics as electronic health records and communicate best ways to improve workflows.

Determined and implemented techniques to improve medical records retrieval process. Prepared tables, graphs, fact sheets and written reports summarizing research results. Prepared and edited reports, presentations and articles using Microsoft Word and Powerpoint. Shared research findings through publications, presentations and conferences. Performed in-depth research to answer complex questions. Student Pharmacist

Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital Trail, BC Sep 2018-Nov 2018 Trained individuals in how to use devices to promote optimal medical support. Analyzed prescribing trends to monitor patient compliance and prevent excessive usage. Advised patients on potential drug interactions and side effects, proper dose timing and medication storage.

Delivered pharmacological education to patients by responding to and answering questions and explaining medication side effects.

Instructed physicians on correct medication dosages. Reviewed packages and medication bottles for proper labeling before distributing to patients. Worked with healthcare team to improve patient care through medication use. Reviewed data on medication use and recommended changes to established policies. Checked medications for content, accuracy and completeness of all drug packaging and labeling.

Stocked, labeled and delivered medications to patients and caregivers. Detected and reported therapeutic incompatibilities. Reviewed and monitored patient medication files and lab data in hospital setting. Maintained compliance with state and federal drug laws. Worked with pharmacy technicians to expedite urgent requests. Enforced adherence to infection control protocols. Communicated with member physicians to prevent harmful drug reactions, therapy duplications and allergic reactions.

Answered patient questions and data requests.

Dispensed drugs in hospital environments.

Attended healthcare conferences and seminars.

Tutor

PAC 10 Prince Rupert, BC May 2014-Jul 2014

Conducted tutoring for students in secondary educational environments to help improve grades.

Identified and removed obstacles keeping students from learning, helping to effectively complete homework tasks on time.

Guided students through various steps in writing process including, brainstorming, researching, outlining, writing, revising and publishing.

Worked closely with students in grades 2 through 12, helping to develop math and essay writing skills.

Developed training materials, such as handouts, study materials and quizzes. Offered insightful feedback and motivation to inspire students to work towards learning goals. Consulted with parents and provided written progress reports during scheduled conferences. Reviewed, evaluated and marked assignments and examinations. Taught students how to study, take notes and complete test questions. Kept session and student information confidential. Pharmacy Assistant

Shoppers Drug Mart Prince Rupert, BC Jan 2013-Sep 2013 Updated and submitted documentation for insurance, store and liability purposes. Met with customers and answered questions in friendly and knowledgeable way. Helped pharmacy staff prepare medications and fill orders. Restocked shelves and prepared expired drugs for return. Performed clerical functions, including filing, copying and faxing. Entered current customer, payment and inventory information into the system. Opened incoming supplies and stocked in correct locations. Prepared medication labels with item name and quantity. Maintained pharmacy counter and related areas in clean, neat and organized fashion. Responded to telephone inquiries and provided information about order status, store hours and pharmacy procedures.

Arranged retail products in pharmacy area according to merchandising planograms and end cap placement needs.

Processed pharmacy payments by ringing up customers on cash register and handling cash and credit transactions.

Increased sales and customer satisfaction by helping store customers with pharmacy services, general store questions and in locating products.

Managed and received inventory by checking deliveries, counting stock, monitoring medication expiration dates and placing orders.

Met regulatory recordkeeping requirements by documenting pharmacy log with information on prescriptions picked up by patients.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Doctor of Pharmacy, PharmD: Pharmacy

University Of British Columbia Vancouver

CERTIFICATIONS

Registered Pharmacist (RPh) - College of Pharmacists of BC College of Pharmacists of BC Authorized Immunizer

First Aid/CPR C

PUBLICATIONS/RESEARCH

Immunizer the UBC Pharmacists Clinic



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