Briarwood, NY *1435
Patient service-oriented Pharmacist with Doctor of Pharmacy degree and advanced certification in Pharmacist Immunization delivery. 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. Licensed in NY.
Supervising Pharmacist 07/2010-present
Walgreens, Brooklyn, NY
Manage ancillary staff in fulfilling more than 1,500 prescriptions weekly. Consult with physicians and patients with regard to medication dosage, drug interactions, medical equipment, disease management and potential side effects of prescription and OTC medications.
Dispense and compound prescriptions, and maintain accurate patient records, dosing information and directions for use. Interact with HMOs and other insurance providers concerning billing/reimbursement issues. Keep abreast of new developments within the pharmaceutical industry. Manage staff scheduling.
Recognized for ability to manage a high volume of patient accounts. Consult with hundreds of physicians and patients to fill prescriptions, review side effects, discuss drug interactions and resolve medication delivery problems.
Cultivated strong network of physicians
Reduced expenditures by renegotiating prices from pharmaceutical suppliers. Increased discount rate from 10 percent to 16 percent over wholesale price with key supplier.
Improved morale of coworkers by rewarding good work performance
Staff Pharmacist 07/2010-present
Beth Israel Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Exhibited proficiency in IV and chemo compounding. Efficiently answered multi-line phone and processed high-volume of order requests-from nurses, doctors. Communicated with all customers and staff in a pleasant and professional manner
01/2010 Long Island Univeristy Arnold and Marie Scharts College of Pharmacy
Dean’s Award; Summa Cum Laude; Rho Chi
Skill Name Skill Level Last Used/Experience
Pharmaceutical Operations Expert Currently used/3 years
Prescription Dispensing/Compounding Expert Currently used/3 years
Customer Relationship Management Expert Currently used/3 years
Inventory Control Expert Currently used/3 years
Vendor Relations/Negotiations Expert Currently used/3 years
Formularies Expert Currently used/3 years
Clinical Applications Expert Currently used/3 years
Product Safety/Quality Assurance Expert Currently used/3 years
Pyxis Expert Currently used/3 years
Patient Counseling Expert Currently used/3 years
MTM’s Expert Currently used/3 years
Skilled public speaker and trainer. Presented company-wide in-service training seminars on topics such as:
Patient education and advocacy
The role of the retail and hospital pharmacist
References available upon request