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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Well-rounded pharmacist with specific skills emphasizing Health informatics. Proficient technical,analytical, and innovative skills providing leadership in health care tech­nologies and applications . 2 years of cumulative experience in patient care, communication, and pharmacology within retail and hospital settings. Extensive background in clinical pharmacology and medication therapy management (MTM). Currently, licensed in the state of Florida and a pending licensure in the state of Georgia. Excellent rapport with medical professionals and motivated to improve lives through the correct use of medication.

Skills
  • Operating systems (Windows and MacOS)
  • Office suites (Microsoft Office, G Suite)
  • Presentation software (PowerPoint, Keynote)
  • Spreadsheets (Excel, Google Spreadsheets)
  • Communication and collaboration tools (Slack, Skype,)
  • Immunization awareness and administration
  • Drug distribution professional
  • Medication therapy Management (MTM) specialist
  • Medication Inventory Management
  • Workflow Management
Work History
05/2019 to Current Pharmacist Valley Health | Strasburg, VA,


  • Direct workflow patterns, ensuring that daily responsibilities are carried out by assigned staff, and resolving issues requiring management intervention
  • Contribute to the achievement of established department goals and objectives and adhere to department policies, procedures, quality standards, and safety standards. Comply with governmental and accreditation regulations.
  • Perform final check on all completed prescriptions, verifying the accuracy of input, labeling, and dispensing; making corrections as necessary; maintain refill and narcotic logs, and prescription files.
  • Process prescriptions in the dispensing system; evaluates prescriptions for appropriateness of dose, therapeutic efficacy, allergy, drug interactions, and contraindications; handle DURs, rejects, preauthorizations, communicate with third party payors to troubleshoot issues relating to coverage, reimbursement.
  • Provide clinical information and guidance to physicians and allied health professionals as appropriate to provide safe, prompt, and accurate dispensing of all prescriptions; call physicians and follow up on refill requests; notify physicians of Rx's requiring pre-authorizations and discusses alternatives as appropriate.
  • Provide patient counseling as appropriate on a patient-by-patient basis.
12/2016 to Current PC Technician Intern Valley Health | Shenandoah, VA,
  • Located and investigated production concerns and helped management implement corrective actions.
  • Looked beyond testing scripts to check software for interconnected problems not covered by established specifications.
  • Checked color, shape, texture and grade of products and materials against established templates, charts and samples.
  • Conducted tests and diagnostic procedures using tools such as analyzers, multimeters and power supplies.
05/2018 to 05/2019 Pharmacist Boulder Community Health | Broomfield, CO,
  • Engaged customers and patients by greeting them and offering assistance with products and services. Resolved customer issues in a timely manner and answered questions to ensure a positive customer experience.
  • Supported efforts on enhancing customer experience by increasing focus on healthcare services such as effectively preforming drug utilization reviews, therapeutic drug monitoring, medication management, patient consultations, and wellness services such as immunizations, flu shots, and diabetes awareness
  • Counseled patients and answered their questions regarding usage of medicine, side effects, interactions, contraindications, patient information privacy, generics, cost effective medicines, over-the-counter products, and referred to medical provider as needed to ensure medication is taken correctly.
  • Followed-up with medical providers’ offices to clarify prescribed medications, dosages, refills, interactions and allergies to suggest alternative medications, and answer medical provider questions.
  • Performed pharmacist tasks including compounding, drug therapy reviews, verification, and medication management. Reviewed, interpreted and accurately dispensed prescribed medications when necessitated by workload.
  • Ensured the accurate processing of insurance claims to resolve customer issues and prevent payment rejections. Followed-up with insurance companies as well as medical providers and participates in 3rd party audit.
  • Partnered with Central Pharmacy Operations for customer registration, 3rd party reviews, and assisted with resolving customer issues to support the Well Experience locations.
  • Maintained current knowledge of information technology associated with pharmacy systems such as Intercom Plus, registers, automation and StoreNET to provide support to customers as well as pharmacy staff.
  • Ensured the pharmacy operates in accordance to regulations, company policies and standards.
09/2016 to 11/2016 Pharmacist Intern Boulder Community Health | Boulder, CO,
  • Reviewed and interpreted prescription orders and verified accuracy and completeness of patient labeling and input into pharmacy information system.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain information regarding drug use, drug allergies, sensitivities and documented the information to the appropriate records of the pharmacy information system. 
  • Advised the patients verbally and with written materials on significant precautions, proper drug therapy, the use of related devices and the coordination of drug therapy with diet, according to established policies and procedures.
  • Evaluated and resolved real or potential drug therapy problems related to interpretation of prescriptions, drug furnishing irregularities, service complaints and issues according to established policies and procedures.
  • Communicated with medical personnel concerning care and treatment of patients, related critical diagnoses, drug dosage, interactions, dosage forms, and other factors which might influence the course of treatment and the activity medications; suggested changes in drug therapy and use, as appropriate to assure optimum therapeutic results and cost effective prescribing.
  • Provided patient-specific nutrition support consultation as requested. Participated in the education of patients regarding medication therapy as requested.
  • Participated in cost-effective prescribing programs and assisted in promoting adherence to drug formulary by providing immediate feedback to prescriber, educational or in-service presentations, publication of newsletter.
  • Stayed up to date with departmental information, Net Learning assignments, staff meetings, and policy changes. Attended meetings, read posted communications, e-mails, and other methods of communication.
  • Made recommendations to management regarding systems or operational improvements.
  • Maintained work area and equipment in an organized and clean condition; maintained a safe and efficient work environment.
04/2016 to 09/2016 Pharmacist Intern Boulder Community Health | Superior, CO,
  • Provided pharmaceutical care to all hospital inpatient and outpatient departments and ensured safe, appropriate, cost-effective medication therapies for patients according to established policies, procedures, and protocols.
  • Prepared and dispensed medications, including sterile, chemotherapy, and parenteral nutrition safely and accurately by using appropriate techniques. Effectively performed sterile compounding using aseptic technique as well as provided training and oversight of technicians performing compounding.
  • Supervised and directed pharmacy support personnel and verified the daily activities of pharmacy technicians.
  • Participated in assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating, and documenting the care of patients served by the patient care teams. 
  • Evaluated drug efficacy, documented drug use patterns, monitored therapeutic goals and outcomes, reviewed for contraindications/precautions, drug –drug, drug-food, drug-laboratory, and drug-disease state potentials as well as provided verbal and written consultations concerning drug therapy as requested.
  •  Reviewed appropriate laboratory tests necessary to monitor and support the patient’s drug therapy as well as documented recommendations, interventions, and services rendered as appropriate. Addressed problems discovered in a timely and professional manner.
  • Demonstrated population-specific competencies such as  age-specifics, cultural sensitivity, and patient-centered communications. 
  • Provided clinical consultation and clarification to practitioners; recommended evidence-based medication therapy regimens and monitoring plans; and suggested appropriate cost-effective therapeutic alternatives to medical staff. 
  • Performed pharmaceutical care activities including patient chart reviews, renal dosing adjustments, IV to PO conversions, and target drug monitoring.
  • Provided patient-specific nutrition support consultation as requested. Participated in multi-disciplinary patient care rounds or discharge planning meetings as requested.
  • Participated in the quality improvement and medication-use review activities of the department,collected data; conducted quality monitors and inspections; and maintained logs, records, and other documentation as assigned.
  • Supported and assisted interdepartmental projects such as  P&T drug monographs, newsletter articles and performance improvement activities.
12/2014 to 03/2016 Pharmacist Intern Walgreens Retail Pharmacy | City, STATE,


  • Performed duties as assigned and supervised by the pharmacist in accordance with Walgreens standard operating procedures for entering, third party processing, filling, and dispensing prescriptions.
  • Assisted pharmacists and other healthcare providers in delivering patient care and services that are within the state scope of practice for pharmacy interns such as patient counseling and other health services (blood pressure, medication therapy management).
  • Assisted and supported the pharmacy department on inventory management activities, such as, ordering, unpacking, checking and storing shipments of pharmaceuticals. 
  • Handled telephone calls that do not require personal attention of the pharmacist, including those to physicians.
01/2010 to 08/2013 Unit Administrative Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals | City, STATE,
  • Performed clerical duties that supported the hospital operations on the Telemetry Unit.
  • Recorded and maintained appropriate patient information and medical records to assure availability.
  • Managed incoming calls and directed to appropriate department.
  • Transcribed doctors’ medication orders, lab test requests and care plans.
  • Maintained rapport with all unit staff, including physicians, nurse and other healthcare personnel.
  • Monitored inventory levels and advised management of need for replenishment.
  • Interacted with vendors, contractors, and professional services personnel to receive orders, direct activities and communicate management instruction.
  • Screened all visitors and directed them to the correct employee or office.
Education
Expected in 2020 to to Master of Science | Health Informatics Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL GPA:
Expected in 2017 to to Doctorate of Pharmacy (Pharm.D) | Pharmacy Florida A &M College of Pharmacy, Tallahassee, FL GPA:
Expected in 2008 to to Bachelors of Science (B.S) | Biological Science Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, Cheyney, PA GPA:
Expected in 2006 to to Biological Science (A.A) | Biological Science Community College of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA GPA:
Certifications
  • Pharmacist Florida Board of Pharmacy, 2017 to Current
  • Basic Life Support (BLS), Cardiopulmonary and Resuscitation
    American Heart Association, 2014 to current
  • Pharmacy Immunization Administration Certification Florida A&M School College of Pharmacy, 2016 to Current
  • Pharmacy Intern License Florida Board of Pharmacy, 2013 to Current
  • Research Aspect of HIPAA Certification Florida A&M School College of Pharmacy, 2016 to Current
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Training Florida A&M School College of Pharmacy, 2014 to Current
  • Basic Life Support, Cardiopulmonary and Resuscitation American Heart Association, 2014 to current
Affiliations
  • Florida Pharmacy Associate (FPA)
  • Academy of Student Pharmacists (ASP)
  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)
  • National Student Pharmaceutical Associate (SNPHA)
  • Student Society Health-System Pharmacy (SSHP)
Skills
  • Operating systems (Windows and MacOS)
  • Office suites (Microsoft Office, G Suite)
  • Presentation software (PowerPoint, Keynote)
  • Spreadsheets (Excel, Google Spreadsheets)
  • Communication and collaboration tools (Slack, Skype,)
  • Immunization awareness and administration
  • Drug distribution professional
  • Medication therapy Management (MTM) specialist
  • Medication Inventory Management
  • Workflow Management
Work History
05/2019 to Current Pharmacist Walmart Pharmacy | Venice, FL


  • Direct workflow patterns, ensuring that daily responsibilities are carried out by assigned staff, and resolving issues requiring management intervention
  • Contribute to the achievement of established department goals and objectives and adhere to department policies, procedures, quality standards, and safety standards. Comply with governmental and accreditation regulations.
  • Perform final check on all completed prescriptions, verifying the accuracy of input, labeling, and dispensing; making corrections as necessary; maintain refill and narcotic logs, and prescription files.
  • Process prescriptions in the dispensing system; evaluates prescriptions for appropriateness of dose, therapeutic efficacy, allergy, drug interactions, and contraindications; handle DURs, rejects, preauthorizations, communicate with third party payors to troubleshoot issues relating to coverage, reimbursement.
  • Provide clinical information and guidance to physicians and allied health professionals as appropriate to provide safe, prompt, and accurate dispensing of all prescriptions; call physicians and follow up on refill requests; notify physicians of Rx's requiring pre-authorizations and discusses alternatives as appropriate.
  • Provide patient counseling as appropriate on a patient-by-patient basis.
12/2016 to Current PC Technician Intern Computer Repair Services | Sarasota, FL
  • Located and investigated production concerns and helped management implement corrective actions.
  • Looked beyond testing scripts to check software for interconnected problems not covered by established specifications.
  • Checked color, shape, texture and grade of products and materials against established templates, charts and samples.
  • Conducted tests and diagnostic procedures using tools such as analyzers, multimeters and power supplies.
05/2018 to 05/2019 Pharmacist Walgreens Pharmacy | Jacksonville, FL
  • Engaged customers and patients by greeting them and offering assistance with products and services. Resolved customer issues in a timely manner and answered questions to ensure a positive customer experience.
  • Supported efforts on enhancing customer experience by increasing focus on healthcare services such as effectively preforming drug utilization reviews, therapeutic drug monitoring, medication management, patient consultations, and wellness services such as immunizations, flu shots, and diabetes awareness
  • Counseled patients and answered their questions regarding usage of medicine, side effects, interactions, contraindications, patient information privacy, generics, cost effective medicines, over-the-counter products, and referred to medical provider as needed to ensure medication is taken correctly.
  • Followed-up with medical providers’ offices to clarify prescribed medications, dosages, refills, interactions and allergies to suggest alternative medications, and answer medical provider questions.
  • Performed pharmacist tasks including compounding, drug therapy reviews, verification, and medication management. Reviewed, interpreted and accurately dispensed prescribed medications when necessitated by workload.
  • Ensured the accurate processing of insurance claims to resolve customer issues and prevent payment rejections. Followed-up with insurance companies as well as medical providers and participates in 3rd party audit.
  • Partnered with Central Pharmacy Operations for customer registration, 3rd party reviews, and assisted with resolving customer issues to support the Well Experience locations.
  • Maintained current knowledge of information technology associated with pharmacy systems such as Intercom Plus, registers, automation and StoreNET to provide support to customers as well as pharmacy staff.
  • Ensured the pharmacy operates in accordance to regulations, company policies and standards.
09/2016 to 11/2016 Pharmacist Intern Veteran Affair Outpatient Clinic | Jacksonville, FL
  • Reviewed and interpreted prescription orders and verified accuracy and completeness of patient labeling and input into pharmacy information system.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain information regarding drug use, drug allergies, sensitivities and documented the information to the appropriate records of the pharmacy information system. 
  • Advised the patients verbally and with written materials on significant precautions, proper drug therapy, the use of related devices and the coordination of drug therapy with diet, according to established policies and procedures.
  • Evaluated and resolved real or potential drug therapy problems related to interpretation of prescriptions, drug furnishing irregularities, service complaints and issues according to established policies and procedures.
  • Communicated with medical personnel concerning care and treatment of patients, related critical diagnoses, drug dosage, interactions, dosage forms, and other factors which might influence the course of treatment and the activity medications; suggested changes in drug therapy and use, as appropriate to assure optimum therapeutic results and cost effective prescribing.
  • Provided patient-specific nutrition support consultation as requested. Participated in the education of patients regarding medication therapy as requested.
  • Participated in cost-effective prescribing programs and assisted in promoting adherence to drug formulary by providing immediate feedback to prescriber, educational or in-service presentations, publication of newsletter.
  • Stayed up to date with departmental information, Net Learning assignments, staff meetings, and policy changes. Attended meetings, read posted communications, e-mails, and other methods of communication.
  • Made recommendations to management regarding systems or operational improvements.
  • Maintained work area and equipment in an organized and clean condition; maintained a safe and efficient work environment.
04/2016 to 09/2016 Pharmacist Intern Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville | Jacksonville, FL
  • Provided pharmaceutical care to all hospital inpatient and outpatient departments and ensured safe, appropriate, cost-effective medication therapies for patients according to established policies, procedures, and protocols.
  • Prepared and dispensed medications, including sterile, chemotherapy, and parenteral nutrition safely and accurately by using appropriate techniques. Effectively performed sterile compounding using aseptic technique as well as provided training and oversight of technicians performing compounding.
  • Supervised and directed pharmacy support personnel and verified the daily activities of pharmacy technicians.
  • Participated in assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating, and documenting the care of patients served by the patient care teams. 
  • Evaluated drug efficacy, documented drug use patterns, monitored therapeutic goals and outcomes, reviewed for contraindications/precautions, drug –drug, drug-food, drug-laboratory, and drug-disease state potentials as well as provided verbal and written consultations concerning drug therapy as requested.
  •  Reviewed appropriate laboratory tests necessary to monitor and support the patient’s drug therapy as well as documented recommendations, interventions, and services rendered as appropriate. Addressed problems discovered in a timely and professional manner.
  • Demonstrated population-specific competencies such as  age-specifics, cultural sensitivity, and patient-centered communications. 
  • Provided clinical consultation and clarification to practitioners; recommended evidence-based medication therapy regimens and monitoring plans; and suggested appropriate cost-effective therapeutic alternatives to medical staff. 
  • Performed pharmaceutical care activities including patient chart reviews, renal dosing adjustments, IV to PO conversions, and target drug monitoring.
  • Provided patient-specific nutrition support consultation as requested. Participated in multi-disciplinary patient care rounds or discharge planning meetings as requested.
  • Participated in the quality improvement and medication-use review activities of the department,collected data; conducted quality monitors and inspections; and maintained logs, records, and other documentation as assigned.
  • Supported and assisted interdepartmental projects such as  P&T drug monographs, newsletter articles and performance improvement activities.
12/2014 to 03/2016 Pharmacist Intern Walgreens Retail Pharmacy | Crawfordville, FL


  • Performed duties as assigned and supervised by the pharmacist in accordance with Walgreens standard operating procedures for entering, third party processing, filling, and dispensing prescriptions.
  • Assisted pharmacists and other healthcare providers in delivering patient care and services that are within the state scope of practice for pharmacy interns such as patient counseling and other health services (blood pressure, medication therapy management).
  • Assisted and supported the pharmacy department on inventory management activities, such as, ordering, unpacking, checking and storing shipments of pharmaceuticals. 
  • Handled telephone calls that do not require personal attention of the pharmacist, including those to physicians.
01/2010 to 08/2013 Unit Administrative Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals | Philadelphia, PA
  • Performed clerical duties that supported the hospital operations on the Telemetry Unit.
  • Recorded and maintained appropriate patient information and medical records to assure availability.
  • Managed incoming calls and directed to appropriate department.
  • Transcribed doctors’ medication orders, lab test requests and care plans.
  • Maintained rapport with all unit staff, including physicians, nurse and other healthcare personnel.
  • Monitored inventory levels and advised management of need for replenishment.
  • Interacted with vendors, contractors, and professional services personnel to receive orders, direct activities and communicate management instruction.
  • Screened all visitors and directed them to the correct employee or office.

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School Attended

  • Jacksonville University
  • Florida A &M College of Pharmacy
  • Cheyney University of Pennsylvania
  • Community College of Philadelphia

Job Titles Held:

  • Pharmacist
  • PC Technician Intern
  • Pharmacist
  • Pharmacist Intern
  • Pharmacist Intern
  • Pharmacist Intern
  • Unit Administrative

Degrees

  • Master of Science
  • Doctorate of Pharmacy (Pharm.D)
  • Bachelors of Science (B.S)
  • Biological Science (A.A)

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