Certified Pharmacy Technician with experience in retail pharmacy, hospital pharmacy and sterile compounding. Dedicated, hard-working, reliable and accurate professional who delivers courteous service at all times.
01/2012 to Current
IV Compounding TechnicianAmerita Specialty Infusion Services – Amarillo, TX
Coordinating and scheduling the preparation of sterile admixtures and home medical equipment orders.
Compounding sterile mixtures and non-admixtures including parenteral nutrition, inotropes, antibiotics, and hydration using aseptic technique.
Managing drug and supply inventories.
Exhibit proficiency in IV and chemo compounding.
Properly clean and maintain department equipment such as IV hoods.
Inspect drug storage sites, monitor drug supply expiration dates and ensure proper supply levels.
Complete new and updated patient profiles, including lists of patient medications.
02/2010 to 12/2011
Certified Pharmacy TechnicianGrant County Drug Co – Ulysses, Ks
Responsibilities include order entry, billing/reimbursement for insurance companies, worker's compensation and Medicaid, and the filling of prescriptions.
Filling and packaging all prescriptions for a 60-bed long-term care facility as well as a 27-bed assisted living facility.
I assisted in a complete computer software conversion and played an important part in the training and implementation of the new software, QS1 NRx, as well as the design and implementation of a new store website.
Effectively resolved insurance rejections and other billing issues.
Managed drug and supply inventories.
Assisted other pharmacy staff with drug inventory, purchasing, and receiving.
Regularly stocked shelves, rotated stock and checked for expired medications.
Cleaned equipment and work areas and sterilized glassware to maintain safe and sanitary conditions.
Receptively answered customer questions and helped locate desired items in the pharmacy.
Correctly completed pharmacy paperwork, including daily and weekly reports.
Hand counted control medications, measured liquids and reconstituted antibiotics.
02/2007 to 02/2010
Social Services DesigneeWestern Prairie Care Home/The Legacy at Park View – Ulysses, Ks
My primary role was that of Admission/Discharge Coordinator, accommodating specific patient needs upon admission and completing necessary paperwork.
Resident rights advocate.
If a resident or interested party felt their rights were being violated or a violation was reported I would investigate, address and forward to the appropriate party if necessary.
Facility liaison for family members or members of the community.
While employed at Western Prairie Care Home, a new care home was built. I was a member of a core team that was responsible for the careful planning and preparation for the resident's move to the new facility. This included coordination of family members, resident belongings, and residents to move from one facility to the other, as well as working with local law enforcement/emergency preparedness in planning the best possible routes and blocking traffic for the safe and timely movement.
01/2006 to 12/2006
Certified Pharmacy TechnicianUniversity of Kansas Hospital – Kansas City, KS
My duties involved all aspects of Pyxis, which include restocking medications and IV fluids, and the loading and unloading of medications.
I worked as a Narcotic Technician, which included the restocking of narcotics throughout the hospital, loading and unloading narcotics, stock movement from the secured vault to the Pyxis C-II Safe and occasionally checking in narcotics from the supplier.
Involved in numerous training classes for the McKesson Bulk packaging machine, over wrap machine, Automated Robot and Med Carousel as well as training for the AcuDose Dispensing Cabinets.
Primary person responsible for the preparation and implementation of new pharmacy automation equipment throughout the hospital.
08/2005 to 01/2006
Certified Pharmacy TechnicianPrescription Solutions – Overland Park, KS
My duties included being comprehensively trained on Medicare Part D, enrolling members in the Medicare Part D program, answering any questions that the customers may have regarding the program, taking calls from members to refill their mail order prescriptions.
I also did insurance troubleshooting for retail pharmacies, assisting them through the process of processing insurance claims and the input of various override codes to allow patients to receive their medications for certain situations, according to their insurance plans' specific guidelines.
08/2003 to 04/2005
Certified Pharmacy TechnicianSouthwest Medical Center – Liberal, KS
My duties included entry of medication orders
Dispensing patient medications
Restocking Omnicell (ADM)
Assisting in ordering and maintaining hospital inventory
Daily cart fill
Crediting patient accounts
Inventory and checking expiration dates in Omnicell
07/2002 to 08/2003
Customer Service ClerkGrant County Drug Co – Ulysses, KS
My duties included taking prescription refill orders by phone
Restocking of over the counter products
Facing the shelves
Crediting patient accounts in accordance with payments made
Filing the hard copied of prescriptions
Operating the cash register
Daily account balancing and check posting
Store housekeeping duties.
Associate of Science: Pre-Pharmacy Seward County Community College - Liberal, KS
Emphasis in Pre-Pharmacy
PTCB Certified since 2003
Texas State Board of Pharmacy Certified since 2012
Texas Society of Health System Pharmacists- Sterile Compounding and Aseptic Technique IV Certified since 2012