Results-oriented dependable professional experienced in providing excellent customer service. I excel in a fast paced environment as well as exceeding goals set by supervisors and the company. I am detail-oriented individual who works wells independently and as part of a team. Have the ability and determination to take on new and varied projects and to handle changing priorities and deadlines. My goal is to improve pharmacy operations thus increasing revenue and decreasing cost by proper inventory management and workflow. As a pharmacy buyer with more than 8 years' experience implementing inventory controls which allow for proper medication dispensing and turnover. I possess the experience and knowledge of both hospital and retail pharmacy operations. My knowledge of the distribution network and the manufacturers allows me to be proactive in solving complex problems. Summary of Skills Complex problem resolution * Proficiency in Virtual Inventory software usage Strategic planning * Proficient in Cerner software operations Project management * Proficient knowledge of medication and medical Computer Proficient terminology. Multi-Task Management Certification in AmerisourceBergen Automation Accomplishments Roll-Out for CPOE. May 3, 2013 Depaul Hospital RE: Pharmacy Tech. Dear Department of Pharmacy, I read with interest your posting for a Pharmacy Tech.. I believe I possess the necessary skills and experience you are seeking and would make a valuable addition to your company. As my resume indicates, I possess more than 8 years of progressive experience in the pharmacy field. My professional history includes positions such as Automation Specialist, Informatics Technician, and Buyer at St. Luke's Hospital and knowledge to communicate with suppliers and distributors. Most recently, my responsibilities as an Automation Specialist, Informatics Technician required me to train the other employees to operations and knowledge of the Rxworks (virtual inventory) and Haenel operations. As the Buyer, Inventory Specialist, my responsibilities included management of medication inventory and purchasing of inventory. I assisted in the successful completion of a virtual inventory management system (Rxworks). My supervisor and my manager relied on me to organize workflow and implement changes to increase efficiency and reduce cost. The recent drug shortages affecting the industry and my response and handling of the shortages have been noticed by peers (St. Louis Hospital Buyers) and supervisors.
Automation Specialist, Informatics Technician, Buyer, 09/2007 to CurrentSt. Luke's Hospital
Implementation Omnicell manager for two large accounts.
Checked data (NDC), orders for correct entry and proper coding (internal hospital code) for the CPOE conversion and updates.
Roll-Out for Inventory Management system.
Rxworks & Haenel) Responsible for the maintenance for Virtual inventory software including equipment, software, medication data, training.
Market Research Implemented strategy targeting medications shortages.
Monitored supply and demand for medications to identify problems and find solutions.
Chesterfield, Mo Worked with Information Services to launch a virtual integrated inventory and ordering software.
Rxworks) Created solutions to inventory, workflow and system upgrades that led to department improvements and streamlined processes and cost reductions.
Managed projects and served as a liaison between departments to ensure the success of the implementation of CPOE.
Cerner, Pharm Net) Maintain and update pharmacy automation equipment.
Haenel) (Automed Medication Cabinets) Assist Informatics Pharmacist with Cerner operations.
Communicated with employees and other individuals to answer questions and explain new processes and formulary changes.
Maintain proper medication inventory levels to reduce cost and waste.
Worked with distributors and manufacturers to find solutions to obtain medications at the proper inventory levels.
Work with distributors (ABC) and manufacturers (Hospira, APP) to reduce cost, increase revenue and increase efficiency (inventory turnover).
09/2005 to 09/2007Packaging Pharmacy Tech
Detailed knowledge of hospital pharmacy operations (Diebold).
Detailed knowledge in IV infusion preparation and procedures.
Executed a program to streamline the packaging and bar coding of medications.
Pharmacy Technician, 12/2004 to 09/2005St. Mary Hospital
Richmond Heights, Mo.
Fill medication orders for Pyxis and per patient orders.
Detailed knowledge of hospital pharmacy operations (Pyxis).
Pharmacy Technician, 04/2002 to 12/2004Walgreen's
Fill medication orders per physician prescription.
Detailed knowledge of third party insurance claim.
Associate of Arts:Biology,1 1992Saint Louis University － St. Louis, Mo, United StatesBiology Coursework in Biochemistry, Genetics and Anatomy.
Coursework in Statistics.
Associate of ArtsUniversity of Missouri － St. Louis, Mo, United States
Coursework in Finance, Statistics, Accounting and Microeconomics.GPA: Dean List Academic Achievement Award.Dean List Academic Achievement Award.
I have attached my resume for your review and I look forward to speaking with you further regarding your available position.