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pharmacist resume example with 4+ years of experience

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 9XXX5 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Dedicated Pharmacist offering 4 years of experience ensuring accurate review, processing and dispensing of medications in alignment with orders. Skilled in collaborating with team members to expedite urgent requests while maintaining impeccable focus on safety, accuracy and confidentiality. Advanced communicator with all levels of staff, clients, management and healthcare administrators. Seasoned pharmacy professional with solid retail background. Oversees all pharmacy operations with adaptable and hands-on style. Good recordkeeping, drug monitoring and immunization skills.

Skills
  • Medication dispensing and immunizing
  • Drug inventory management
  • Pharmacy operations management
  • Drug utilization review
  • Customer service, education, and counseling
  • Team Leadership
  • Medication Therapy Management
  • Drug Safety
  • Pharmacy Inventory and Recordkeeping
  • Customer Service and Communication Skills
Work History
01/2020 to Current Pharmacist Valley Health | Warrenton, VA,
  • Process prescriptions and perform final check on completed prescriptions.
  • Fill prescriptions and perform perpetual inventory on C-II controlled substances.
  • Perform drug utilization review, patient counseling, medication management therapy, and comprehensive medication review.
  • Completes pharmacy operational requirements by organizing and directing technicians’ workflow; verifying their preparation and labeling of pharmaceuticals as well as verifying order entries.
  • Assisted patients in minimizing medical expenses by recommending generic alternative prescription medications.
  • Reviewed patient medication profiles and medical records to screen for appropriate drug selection, dosing, contraindications, side effects and therapeutic outcomes.
  • Educated patients on possible drug interactions, potential side effects and optimal methods of administration.
  • Led team of 2 to 5 in interpreting, validating, and filling prescription orders and counseling customers on medications, appropriate dosage and self-administration schedules, side effects, and possible interactions.
  • Verified patient data and billing information to discover and resolve erroneous bills due to system errors.
  • Delivered training on device use and storage to enhance support for different groups of patients.
  • Interpreted prescriptions from healthcare providers to properly dispense medications and health products.
  • Recommended OTC devices or medication options to help mitigate individual symptoms.
  • Assisted patients with OTC medication recommendations and responded to questions concerning drug interactions.
  • Evaluated appropriateness of drug therapy based on patient-specific factors and drug information.
  • Communicated potential issues and reactions to specific medications for patients ranging from children and teenagers to adults and geriatrics.
  • Supervised work of pharmacy clerk and technicians to optimize service quality and productivity.
  • Inspected drug storage sites, monitored drug supply expiration dates and verified proper supply levels.
  • Collaborated with colleagues, technicians and leading pharmacists in effective prioritization and filling of orders.
  • Counseled patients on proper use of OTC medications and explained potential side effects.
  • Processed over 500 prescriptions per day in busy pharmacy achieving decreased customer wait times and maintaining excellent customer satisfaction.
  • Administered immunizations and met with patients for medication consultations, effectively improving awareness of pharmacy's health services.
08/2017 to 01/2020 Pharmacist Valley Health | Keyser, WV,
  • Dispensed over 750 medications and performed over 400 Drug Utilization Reviews (DURs) weekly in an accurate and efficient manner.
  • Processed prescriptions and perform final check on completed prescriptions.
  • Filled prescriptions and performed monthly inventory on C-II controlled substances.
  • Performed patient counseling, medication management therapy, and comprehensive medication review.
  • Completed pharmacy operational requirements by organizing and directing technicians’ workflow; verifying their preparation and labeling of pharmaceuticals as well as verifying order entries.
  • Call doctor’s office to verify prescriptions and request prior authorizations.
  • Compounded medications as well as recommend and administer appropriate immunizations.
  • Reviewed patient medication profiles and medical records to screen for appropriate drug selection, dosing, contraindications, side effects and therapeutic outcomes.
  • Educated patients on possible drug interactions, potential side effects and optimal methods of administration.
  • Verified patient data and billing information to discover and resolve erroneous bills due to system errors.
  • Administered immunizations providing immunity against influenza, pneumonia, and other diseases, and met with patients for medication consultations, effectively improving awareness of pharmacy's health services.
  • Supervised and coached team of pharmacy technicians and trainees.
  • Recommended OTC devices or medication options to help mitigate individual symptoms.
  • Assisted patients with over-the-counter medication recommendations and responded to questions concerning drug interactions.
  • Verified safety and accuracy of physician orders.
  • Taught patients how to use medical devices such as glucose meters and oximeters.
  • Ordered supplies and medications to maintain inventory levels.
  • Dispensed medications and communicated with prescribers regarding therapeutic incompatibilities.
  • Supervised work of pharmacy clerk and technicians to optimize service quality and productivity.
  • Inspected drug storage sites, monitored drug supply expiration dates and verified proper supply levels.
  • Compared prescription details against safety standards and insurance requirements to support patients.
  • Maintained appropriate drug records and completed reports as necessary.
  • Collaborated with colleagues, technicians and leading pharmacists in effective prioritization and filling of orders.
  • Prioritized and consistently accomplished customer satisfaction and loyalty by fostering relationships with patients
09/2016 to 08/2017 Pharmacy Intern Premier Health Partners | Middletown, OH,
  • Filled prescriptions and provide healthcare providers and patient with drug information.
  • Report prescription errors to pharmacist on duty.
  • Assisted and supported pharmacy department on inventory management activities such as ordering, unpacking, checking and storing shipment of pharmaceuticals as well as separating and processing damaged and recalled medications from pharmacy inventory.
  • Assisted pharmacists with different clinical services such as obtaining patient’s blood pressure as well as monitoring blood sugar and performing medication therapy management.
  • Delivered personable customer service at pharmacy drop-off and pick-up counters
  • Liaised with insurance companies to mitigate claims issues
  • Answered customer questions regarding refills, insurance troubleshooting and status updates on prescriptions
  • Administered vaccines to immunize patients against communicable diseases
  • Advised patients on potential drug interactions and side effects, proper dose timing and medication storage
  • Discussed over-the-counter medication and equipment options to help patients deal with individual symptoms
Education
Expected in 2017 to to Doctor of Pharmacy | University of Maryland Eastern Shore School of Pharmacy, Princess Anne, MD GPA:
Expected in 06/2012 to to | Pharmacy (Pre-Pharmacy) Baltimore City Community College, Baltimore, MD GPA:
Expected in 06/2012 to to Pre-Pharmacy | The Community College Of Baltimore County, Catonsville, MD GPA:
Expected in 11/2008 to to | History And International Studies Delta State University, Abraka, Delta State, Nigeria, GPA:
Affiliations
May 2020 Health Care Provider Basic Life Support – CPR American Red Cross June 2015 APhA’s The Pharmacist and Patient-Centered Diabetes Care American Pharmacists Association, Washington D.C. February 2015 APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Certificate Training Program American Pharmacists Association, Washington D.C. 2016-Present Rho Chi Pharmaceutical Honors Society Delta Sigma Chapter, Member 2015-2017 Maryland Responds Medical Reserve Corps, Member 2014-2017 American Pharmacists Association-ASP (APhA-ASP), Member 2012- Present Phi Theta Kappa, Member
Additional Information
  • AWARDS AND HONORS , April 2016 Member, Rho Chi Pharmaceutical Honors Society Delta Sigma Chapter February 2016 Fellow Recipient, Environmental Protection Agency Student Research Grant Award for Bioremediation of Aromatic Dehalogenated Compounds July 2015 Dean’s list for Spring Semester 2015, UMES-SOP Dec 2014 – September 2015 UMES-SOP Perfect Attendance Award Fall 2014 and 2015; Spring 2015. October 2010 Dean’s List, Community College of Baltimore County
Certifications
  • Licensed Pharmacist, Maryland (#25246) - August 2017 to Present
  • [Registered Immunization Pharmacist, Maryland] License #V25246 - August 2017 to Present
  • Certified Naloxone Administrator for Opioid Overdose, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - May 2016 to Present
  • Health Care Provider Basic Life Support Training, CPR - May 2020
  • APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Certificate Training Program, American Pharmacist Association - February 2015
  • APhA Pharmacist and Patient-Centered Diabetes Care, American Pharmacist Association - June 2015

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School Attended

  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore School of Pharmacy
  • Baltimore City Community College
  • The Community College Of Baltimore County
  • Delta State University, Abraka

Job Titles Held:

  • Pharmacist
  • Pharmacist
  • Pharmacy Intern

Degrees

  • Doctor of Pharmacy
  • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Some College (No Degree)

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