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Pharmacy Pharmacist

Location:
Elizabeth, NJ
Posted:
April 29, 2021

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Josuee Anne Mertyl

** ******** **** *********, ** 07208 908-***-**** adl1pj@r.postjobfree.com

Education

Long Island University, Brooklyn NY

Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Doctorate of Pharmacy (Pharm-D) 8/2004, License 28RI02955000

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

FEMA 3/2021-Present

Pharmacist Immunizer Morris County Covid-19 Vaccination Mega Site

Work together with pharmacy and staff to prepare vaccine delivery

Prepare the inventory

Dilute and prepare vaccine allocated for the site.

Provide patient counceling to incoming patients for any adverse events.

Temperature monitoring of the vaccine.

Specialty Rx Long-term Pharmacy, Ridgefield Park, NJ 12/2007-Present

Staff Pharmacist

Communicate regularly with physician's offices and nurses regarding patient medications and possible interactions or side effects.

MTM medication therapeutic management of patients in the nursing home facilities. Sent forms of changes that are recommended if a specific medication is not covered. Gave recommendations of what would be covered and considered.

Provides outstanding patient care and customer service through targeted medication reviews, intervention and follow up.

Completes comprehensive medication reviews, disease state medication reviews and targets interventions.

Assists with management of medication costs through cost-effective interventions which may include formulary, therapeutic interchanges, pill splitting opportunities and assessing unnecessary and duplicate medication therapies.

Accurately updates patients demographics, allergies, and medication information in MTM platform as necessary.

Obtain correct/updated healthcare providers information

Managed Care Medicaid and Medicare. Worked closely with the billing department with prior authorizations.

Reviews and approves prescriptions to be filled by pharmacy technicians according to State Board of Pharmacy regulations.

Conducts Drug Utilization Review (DUR) working with patient medical information on all prescriptions. Performs the "final check" of filled prescriptions to ensure order accuracy and timely delivery. Works with Pharmacy Operations Manager to ensure compliance with State and Federal regulations and company policy and procedures as they pertain to controlled substances and legend drugs.

Works with Pharmacy Operations Manager to ensure that implementation of quality and cost containment strategies (Pre-pack, Front-End Process, Cycle-Fill, etc.) occurs on all dispensing and procurement activities.

Provides clinical expertise by responding to drug-relateod questions and concerns (Technicians, Nursing Staff) and external (Directors of Nursing, Administrators and Nursing Staff) customers.

Works with pharmacy management to provide guidance, direction and training to pharmacy associates.

Works with pharmacy management on other responsibilities, special projects and initiatives as needed.

Editor and contributor of Quarterly Clinical Update Specialty Rx Magazine

Work as the IV Pharmacist Monitoring patients Creatinine Clearance, Vancomycin, And Aminoglycoside Trough levels.

St Barnabas Hospital Livingston, NJ 05/2005-1/2013

Per-Diem Pharmacist

Ensuring the daily operations within the hospital pharmacy allow the pharmacy to meet all patient expectations.

Contributing to and developing pharmacy specific policies and procedures, ensuring all policies and procedures meet all applicable Joint Commission and other auditing agency regulations.

Accurate interpretation of medication orders, and compound and dispense medication preparations in accordance with the legal and professional standards of pharmacy practice

CVS Pharmacy Roselle, NJ 01/2001-01/2010

Staff Pharmacist

Communicate regularly with physician's offices and nurses regarding patient medications and possible interactions or side effects.

Reviews and approves prescriptions to be filled by pharmacy technicians according to State Board of Pharmacy regulations.

Works with pharmacy management to provide guidance, direction and training to pharmacy associates.

24 hour Pharmacy filled 800 scripts a day



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