floater pharmacist resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

I have been a retail pharmacist throughout my career.

I have been involved in every job in the pharmacy, form intern, to pharmacist, pharmacy manager and floater pharmacist.

I have trained technicians, interns, and new pharmacists.

  • Intern Management
  • Medication Side Effect Knowledge
  • Patient Profiles
  • Side Effect and Usage Education
  • Insurance Requirements
  • Dispensing Medications
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Drug Ordering and Storage
  • Prescription Interpretation
  • Controlled Substance Management
  • Maintaining Patient Records
  • Advising and Educating Patients
  • Influenza Vaccinations
  • FDA Drug Safety Guidelines
  • Patient Medical Histories
  • Blood Pressure Measurement
  • Allergic Reaction Treatment
  • Federal Laws
  • Profit and Loss Control
  • Professional Consultations
  • Vaccination Administration
  • Service Quality
  • Policy Management
  • Drug Inventory Control
  • Health Insurance Plan Knowledge
  • Performing Immunizations
  • Influenza Prevention and Treatment
  • Automation Systems
  • Pharmacy Operations Management
  • Inventory Management Procedures
  • Answering Questions
  • Addressing Customer Inquiries
  • Medical Equipment Usage
  • Pharmacy Policies and Procedures
  • Insurance Claim Processing Software
  • Adverse Drug Interactions
  • Direct Order Entry
  • Reviewing Patient Information
  • Therapeutic Supervision
  • Patient Consultations
  • Medicare Compliance
  • Insurance Coverage Verification
  • High Blood Pressure Management
  • Cash Register Operations
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • OTC Recommendations
  • Patient Information Collection
  • Patient Follow-Up
  • Explaining Complex Terminology
  • Insurance Practices
  • Prescription Counseling
  • Disease Knowledge
Work History
05/2008 to 03/2017 Floater Pharmacist Giant Eagle, Inc. | Harmony, PA,
  • Interpreted prescription orders, dispensed medications and counseled patients on drugs.
  • Educated patients about possible drug interactions and gave special administration instructions.
  • Maintained appropriate drug records and completed reports as necessary.
  • Reviewed patient medication profiles and medical records to screen for appropriate drug selection, dosing, contraindications, side effects and therapeutic outcomes.
  • Taught patients how to use medical devices such as glucose meters and oximeters.
  • Dispensed medications and communicated with prescribers regarding therapeutic incompatibilities.
  • Entered orders into database, verified insurance and prepared medications.
  • Collaborated with colleagues, technicians and leading pharmacists in effective prioritization and filling of orders.
  • Monitored ordering of pharmacy medication stock to maintain streamlined inventory and low overhead.
  • Communicated potential issues and reactions to specific medications for patients ranging from children and teenagers to adults and geriatrics.
  • Assisted patients in minimizing medical expenses by recommending generic alternative prescription medications.
  • Monitored and counseled chronic disease patients to maximize treatment efficacy.
  • Conducted blood pressure screenings and counseled patients on hypertension.
  • Performed immunizations.
  • Complied with strict health, industry and organizational regulations to maintain patient safety.
  • Educated patients on medical equipment such as compression stockings, nebulizers and urinary bags.
  • Reported adverse drug events (ADE) and medication errors in alignment with regulatory policies and procedures.
  • Reviewed and evaluated orders for non-formulary and restricted drugs for appropriateness and compliance.
  • Stayed current with third-party payer policies and procedures to prevent payment issues.
  • Prepared more than 700 prescriptions each week.
  • Provided medication counseling to patients.
  • Ordered supplies and medications to maintain inventory levels.
  • Processed third-party insurance information for patients
10/2000 to 05/2008 Pharmacist Assistant Kaiser Permanente | Campbell, CA,
  • Counted and labeled prescriptions with correct item and quantity.
  • Communicated instructions to patients or caregivers about proper use and storage of drugs.
  • Assisted pharmacist by filling prescriptions for customers and responding to patient questions regarding prescription and medication-specific issues.
  • Processed incoming drug orders by checking deliveries against paperwork and updating computer system.
  • Prepared bills for insurance companies and submitted required paperwork.
  • Prepared packaging and labels for prescriptions, verifying accuracy of dosage, side effects, interactions and refill instructions.
  • Located and measured medications according to prescription information, making modifications as instructed by pharmacists and providers.
  • Completed cash register transactions by handling credit and cash payments using pharmacy register system.
  • Supported pharmacists with day-to-day activities and pharmacy office management functions.
  • Handled inventory stock by counting inventory items, checking delivery quantities, reviewing medication expirations and ordering additional products.
06/1985 to 09/2000 Pharmacy Manager Mayo Clinic | Newport, MN,
  • Supervised team of 4 pharmacy technicians.
  • Vaccinated patients to provide immunity against influenza, pneumonia and other diseases.
  • Ordered all pharmacy supplies and kept check on inventory levels.
  • Trained pharmacy interns and newly hired pharmacy technicians.
Expected in 01/1979 to to Bachelor of Science | Pharmacy Long Island University, School of Pharmacy, Brooklyn, NY, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Long Island University, School of Pharmacy

Job Titles Held:

  • Floater Pharmacist
  • Pharmacist Assistant
  • Pharmacy Manager


  • Bachelor of Science

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