Highly qualified pharmacist with more than 16 years of experience. Bringing healthcare knowledge, information technology, and management to institutional and retail settings. Reliable and flexible pharmacist that quickly masters new technology and information systems. Empathetic and intuitive during client interactions and adept at building trust, stronger patient/coworker relations, and teamwork.
IV and Chemotherapy Mixing
Clinical/Informatics Pharmacist, 10/2011
to Current Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (Titusville Hospital) – Titusville,
Displayed patient-oriented and comprehensive clinical pharmacy services and pharmaceutical care.
Collaborated with Meadville Medical Center to upgrade, design, build, and troubleshoot Meditech 6.
Exhibit proficiency in IV and chemotherapy compounding.
Promote standardization and implementation of best practice initiatives.
Collaborate with physicians, nurses, and other healthcare
professionals to deliver safe, effective, and fiscally responsible
Provide training for physicians, pharmacist, nurses, and technicians.
Represent the pharmacy at the Infectious Disease Committee and provide Antimicrobial Stewardship throughout the hospital
Responsible for upgrading,
implementing, monitoring, and troubleshooting Pyxis dispensing cabinets
throughout the hospital.
Consult physicians, nurses, and IT Department on the development of integrated medication-related system functions.
Work diligently to optimize the pharmacy, ambulatory care, nursing, and physician ordering components of our current Healthcare Information System.
Staff Pharmacist, 03/2012
to 10/2012 WPA Onsite (Long Term Care) – Harmony,
Effectively resolved insurance rejections and other billing issue
Performed technical processes required to dispense medications to patients.
Managed supply procurement and management processes.
Prepared medication and IV orders for convalescent facilities.
Assessed the correct identity, strength and purity of medications.
Checked prescriptions for appropriate dosage, drug interactions, allergies and contra-indications before dispensing medications.
Effectively prioritized tasks and organized workflow to increase efficiency.
Complied with all federal laws, company policies and procedures and state regulations regarding intern, technician and assistant training and licensure.
Directly supervised 8+ Pharmacy Technicians, interns and support staff while on duty.
Communicated regularly with physicians, nurses, insurance companies and managed care organizations.
Pharmacy Manager, 07/2011
to 03/2012 Evans City Pharmacy (Independent Pharmacy) – Evans City,
Directed operations to increase efficiency and minimize patient wait times.
Models, enforces, and provides leadership to associates on proper approaches and techniques to ensure patient needs are met.
Comply with legal policies, procedures, and regulations.
Control expenses, oversee the billing to third parties, and maximize profits.
Manage payroll, inventory, and technicians.
to 07/2011 Eckerd Drug (Chain Pharmacy) – Numerous Locations
Check for completeness and accuracy of all new and refill labels and orders.
Check for content and accuracy of all drug packaging and labeling.
Assist in the proper ordering, handling, receiving, documentation, and storage of all controlled substances and maintained a perpetual inventory for schedule II drugs.
Managed drug and supply inventories.
Receptively answered customer questions and helped locate desired items in the store.
Safely administered immunizations, Medication Therapy Management, and other specialty programs.
Ensure the pharmacy is in compliance with all DEA policies.
Follow all city, state, and federal practice regulations.
Pharm D: Pharmacy,
2006 Duquesne University - Pittsburgh,