Licensed British pharmacist with a Masters of Pharmacy degree and 5 years of retail and hospital experience seeking a pharmacy internship to develop knowledge and skills in the U.S. healthcare system. Permanent resident in the U.S. with a Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Examination Committee (FPGEC) certification and a current pharmacy internship license in Colorado.
Filling out orders with speed and accuracy
Skilled in clinical interventions
Extensive medical terminology knowledge
Patient counseling expert
Fast at mastering new computer systems
Strong decision-making ability
Management of busy pharmacy dispensary
Multiple locationsU.K.Locum Retail Pharmacist10/2011 to 09/2015
Oversaw the safe operation of multiple pharmacies in a variety of settings with different computer interface systems.
Managed and organized pharmacy teams daily to ensure an efficient working environment to fulfill high dispensing targets.
Responsible for ordering medicines from various suppliers and keeping dispensary stock levels adequate.
Provided customer satisfaction by addressing customer demands, advising patients and recommending medications.
Resolved issues identified by legally and clinically screening prescriptions, communicating with doctors and making interventions where necessary.
Co-ordinated punctual reimbursement claims for payment of pharmacies.
Developed experience in identifying patients requiring Drug Usage Reviews, and performed them regularly to meet pharmacy targets.
Organized and scheduled my own employment and maintained relationships with multiple working accounts.
Continuing professional development and maintaining license through attending training workshops, completing e-learning courses and documenting learning evidence annually.
Trained and certified to administer influenza and pneumococcal vaccinations.
Royal Sussex County HospitalBrighton, U.K.Hospital Pre-registration Pharmacist (Pharmacy Intern)08/2010 to 08/2011
Experienced in a range of clinical rotations including general medicine, elderly care and surgery, in addition to speciality rotations such as cardiology, pediatrics, HIV, mental health and ophthalmology.
Medicines Information experience involving the reviewing of specialized resources and communication with drug companies to aid healthcare professionals and patients with their specific queries.
Counseled patients effectively on their use of new medicines.
Problem solving through clinically screening prescriptions on wards and in outpatient department and completing interventions by liaising with doctors and other colleagues.
Managed busy hospital dispensary and delegated tasks to ensure work was completed efficiently and to a high standard.
Wrote and presented 10 case studies varying in focus from ethical considerations to treatment options and protocol, to senior members and colleagues during the training year.
1 of only 8 in 200 nominated for a Pfizer pre-registration pharmacist's project award for audit on missed and omitted doses in hospital.
Royal Sussex County HospitalBrighton, U.K.Hospital Summer Internship07/2009 to 08/2009
Kanari PharmacyLondon, U.K.Pharmacy Sales Assistant06/2006 to 08/2006
Oversaw over the counter (OTC) sales and patient counseling on the use of new OTC medicines.
Established patient confidentiality practices.
Developed skills in selling additional products within the pharmacy beyond medications.
Managed inventory control and stock check processes with OTC products.
Prepared prescriptions alongside technicians for pharmacist to check.
Expanded knowledge of a variety of products available for infants and young children for their developing stages.
Master of Pharmacy2010University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, U.K.