Pharmacist with more than 10 years of pharmacy services, providing Medication Therapy Management, Drug Utilization Reviews, and aware of when, and how to initiate recommendations, decisions, and counseling on Clinical Interventions to improve patient's quality of health, with dedication to quality, and commitment to care. I have experience in supervising pharmacy teams, achieving team goals, and Clinical services in retail and institutional settings. Licenses in good standing with the Georgia Board of Pharmacy: RPh 021499, APhA member since 1997, Medication Therapy Management Certified, Basic Life Support for Professional Providers and Certified to give Immunizations.
Counseling Patients about Prescriptions and making over the counter recommendations, Medication Therapy Management, Analyzing Drug Utilization Reviews, and Compounding
Excellent customer service, inventory control,
order entry, patient care, filling prescriptions,
pricing, Quality Control, record keeping,
Expert understanding of Medicare and Medicaid processes
Strong background in FDA drug safety guidelines
Skilled in clinical interventions
Strong decision-making ability
Efficient and accuracy
Floater Pharmacist05/2016 to 06/2017Kmart PharmacyMableton, GA
Managed daily pharmacy operations according to oath taken, company, federal and state regulations. Supervised and led pharmacy team in successfully in filling all prescriptions with accuracy, quality, and care within a timely manner. Responsible formanaging Medication Therapy Management services through Mirixia, MTM Outcomes and Optumrx. Counseled patients on new prescriptions and made recommendations about over the counter medications. Also, advised and administered vaccinations to the at most risk patients.
Staff Pharmacist and Floater10/2012 to 03/2016CVS PharmacyAugusta, Atlanta, GA
Managed daily pharmacy operations according to oath taken, company, federal and state regulations. Provided critical information and advice to customers regarding possible drug interactions, side effects,
dosage and proper medication storage.
Maintained updated records such as pharmacy files, patient profiles, charge system files, inventories and
poison or controlled drug registries. Advised customers on the selection of medication brands, medical equipment or Healthcare supplies. Oversaw the pharmacy technicians' drug preparation and distribution activities to provide safe, efficient
care for patients.
Temporary Pharmacist02/2009 to 02/2012RPH ON THE GO and Healthcare Pharmacy Consultants Staffing CompanySkokie, Longwood, IL, FL
RPH ON THE GO and Healthcare Pharmacy Consultants Staffing- GA I have worked temporary assignments approved by Healthcare Consultants Staff and RPH ON THE GO Company, such as Christians LTC Pharmacy in Forest Park,Ga. and Methadone Clinic in Augusta, Ga. contracted through Healthcare Consultants. And Target Pharmacy in Peachtree City, contracted through RPH ON THE GO.
Managed pharmacy operations and staff in filling prescriptions for long term care, methadone clinic and Target Pharmacy patients, also communicated with nurses and medical doctors about appropriate medications and dosages. When filling in at Methadone Clinic reconciled, inventoried, ordered and counseled patients and made recommendations about over counter medications.
Staff Pharmacist05/2007 to 09/2009Walgreen's PharmacyDouglasville, GA
Ensured that every customer received Friendly, Knowledgeable, and Efficient Services. Upheld services for
Counseling, Dispensing, pricing, licensing, managed inventory and record keeping. Trained team members
to maximize overall team performance, managed staff in fulfilling more than 1000 prescriptions weekly. Implemented creative techniques to improve patient medication compliance, and found ways to improve customer service.
Pharmacist in Charge05/2002 to 02/2007Eckerd PharmacyMcDonough, GA
Performed retail pharmacist duties and led a team of up to six pharmacy techs in high volume
operation. Maintained 100 percent inventory control and equipment. Communicated policy and procedure
changes enhancement, accountability ratings of staff. Ensured adequate control and documentation of all
controlled substance records, and monitored Patient medication profiles. Assembled a great team and
scheduled their work so the pharmacy is always functioning at Peak Performance. Managed end shifts
reconciliation activities and forward required reports to corporate.
Clinical Rotations- Summer Session Rotation05/2001 to 05/2002Charity HospitalNew Orleans, LA
Supervised education programs for pharmacy staff including several pharmacy Supervisors, pharmacy
techs and a few pharmacists. Prepared chemotherapeutic agents, and supplied dosage/medications to
Patients at hospital and satellite clinics. Implemented and authorized changes to medication based upon
lab results when necessary under the supervision of clinical pharmacist and medical doctor. Contacted and
collaborated with attending Physicians and Interdisciplinary teams to Monitor treatment plans and
reviewed and read patient charts.
Paid-Pharmacy Intern02/1998 to 02/2002Tulane Medical CenterNew Orleans, LA.
Prepared IV solutions/TPN's for children, adults and checked dosing. Monitored satellite clinics to ensure
the proper dosages to patients, verified prescriptions, performed Drug Utilization Reviews of critical patients, under supervision of a pharmacist. Prepared crash carts and delivered medications to assigned
floor units, credited medications back to patients accounts that were not used. Experienced in order entry
and pixies connect.
Education and Training
Pharmacy2002Xavier College of PharmacyNew Orleans, LA, USADoctor of Pharmacy Degree
Associate of Science: Pre-Pharmacy1997Paine CollegeAugusta, GA, USAPharmacy two consecutive years of Honor Roll Academic Achievement Award
Registered Pharmacist: Georgia license number: 021499, American Pharmacists Association member since
1997, Georgia Pharmacy Association member and Continue Education with Pharmacy Letter Association
Hobbies: Nature Walking, International Travel, Reading medical and pharmacy literature, Community Service: Volunteer at Atlanta Community
Food Bank Center Yearly