Pharmacist with demonstrated versatility in adapting to ever-increasing complexity in the healthcare industry.Committed to providing quality pharmaceutical care as an essential link in disease management.
Understanding of pharmacology, disease states and therapeutics with focus on patient outcomes
Highly effective communication skills, both verbal and written
Strategic and analytic thinker with proven ability to implement successful process change
Experienced collaborative leadership skills
Additional ACPE accredited training in Diabetes, Cardiovascular and Pulmonary disease states
Lead Pharmacist, 2017 to Current GenRx / Prugen Pharmaceuticals – Scottsdale, AZ
Designed and implemented systems for monitoring pharmacist metrics and error reporting
Pharmacist, 2012 to 2017 Humana – Scottsdale, AZ
Performed drug utilization reviews, including drug dosing, medication interactions, therapy duplications and allergies.
Communicated with prescribers to provide optimal medication therapy for patients
APhA Diabetes Certification
Clinical Counseling Pharmacist, Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Specialist, 2008 to 2012 Medco Health Solutions – Scottsdale, AZ
Initiated patient outreaches for clinical consultations regarding health conditions, therapeutic interventions and medication appropriateness and adherence.
Provided medication therapy management (MTM) and reviewed patient medication history to ensure best medical outcomes.
Collaborated with providers to recommend therapy changes, initiate new therapy and streamline patient medication regimens.
Completed advanced ACPE accredited training in both Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Disease to enable in depth counseling to patients with these conditions.
Staff Pharmacist, 2004 to 2008 Cigna Medical Group – Scottsdale, AZ
Provided direct patient care and counseling.
Displayed patient-oriented and comprehensive clinical pharmacy services and pharmaceutical care.
Checked prescriptions for appropriate dosage, drug interactions, allergies and contra-indications before dispensing medications.
Worked alongside physicians and nurses to ensure formulary compliance as well as therapeutic accuracy of all medications regimens.
Pharmacy Manager, 2000 to 2003 Albertsons/Osco – Phoenix, AZ
Monitored prescription volume trends to ensure optimal staffing strategies.
Performed pharmacy audits and maintained appropriate record keeping.
Supervised annual pharmacy inventories for district
Pharmacy intern preceptor.
Performed staff evaluations and managed employee relations.
Clinical Pharmacist, 1999 to 2000 Michael Reese Hospital – Chicago, Illinois
Participated in daily rounds in intensive care unit with physicians and care team to provide therapeutic recommendations and proper medication dosing.
Worked collaboratively with dietitians to implement, manage and adjust all parental nutrition (TPN) orders for hospital patients on nutrition support.
Assisted with development and reimplementation of clinical pharmacy services.
Participated in clinical decisions while serving as a Pharmacy and Therapeutics committee member.
Analyzed clinical drug information and prepared presentations for the Pharmacy and Therapeutics committee to drive formulary changes.
Performed regular drug monitoring and chart review for the pediatric patients.
Doctorate of Pharmacy: Pharmacy, 1999 University of Arizona - Tucson, AZ
Arizona State Board of Pharmacy, Registered Pharmacist #12286