pharmacist in charge resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Dedicated pharmacist professional with history of meeting company goals utilizing consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand.

  • Controlled Substance Management
  • Prescription Interpretation
  • Labeling Procedures
  • Influenza, Covid, Shingles, Pneumonia Vaccinations
  • Monitoring and Modifying Medications
  • Hiring and Onboarding
  • Overseeing Technicians
  • Advising and Educating Patients
  • Federal Laws
  • Medication Assessments
  • Prescription Counseling
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
Work History
02/2023 to Current Pharmacist, Full-time (40 Hours Per Week) Gelson's | , , Fort Eustis, VA
  • Educated patients about possible drug interactions and gave special administration instructions about the individual's drug therapy regimen
  • Reviewed patient medication profiles and medical records to screen for appropriate drug selection, dosing, contraindications, side effects and therapeutic outcomes
  • Dispense drugs prescribed by physicians and other health practitioners
  • Evaluate, transcribe and interpret physicians prescription order to include written and verbal orders for appropriateness of drug therapy
  • Review laboratory results in the prescription verification process
  • Verify prescribed medications are within safe dosage ranges
  • Prepare, compound and dispense pharmaceuticals for patients of all ages
  • Analyzed real and possible drug related medical problems and used critical thinking to ensure that patients received optimal drug therapy
  • Evaluated the appropriateness of drug therapy based on patient specific factors
  • Reviewed the patient's medications, allergies, labs, and other pertinent information from the medical record in MHS Genesis to identify and solve medication-related problems
  • Assisted in Tricare formulary management including therapeutic substitutions, non-formulary reviews and medication usage evaluations
  • Dispensed medications and communicated with prescribers regarding therapeutic incompatibilities
  • Provided oversight in all aspects of Parata, Q-flow, Powerchart, MHS Genesis, Scriptpro and GSL for requirement of medication distribution to patients
  • Received a positive ICE comment within one month of employment
  • Intake and resolve at least 15 to 30 patient phone calls per day
07/2022 to 02/2023 Pharmacist-in-Charge, Full-time(45 Hours Per Week) Bioplus Specialty Pharmacy | , , Portsmouth , VA
  • Adhered to pharmacy laws and code of ethics
  • Dispensed and verified patient prescription orders, conducting necessary utilization reviews
  • Provided patient counseling and advice on prescriptions as well as alternatives and over-the-counter medications
  • Effectively prioritized tasks and organized workflow to increase efficiency
  • Supervised and coached team of pharmacy technicians and trainees
  • Managed drug and supply inventories
  • Advised patients on medication side effects and contraindications and expJessicad proper administration
  • Educated patients on proper medication use
  • Monitored ordering of pharmacy medication stock to maintain streamlined inventory and low overhead
  • Properly filled and dispensed average of 500 prescriptions per day
  • Displayed patient-oriented and comprehensive clinical pharmacy services and pharmaceutical care
  • Completed accurate cycle counts, inventory management and will-calls for customers
  • Closely monitored department performance metrics
  • Administered immunizations and met with patients for medication consultations, effectively improving awareness of pharmacy's health services
  • Responsible for consulting physicians to recommend changes or adjustments when needed for medication treatment plans
  • Perform prescription transfers to other pharmacies when necessary
  • Completed technician annual reviews and new hire processes alongside training
  • Verified patient data and billing information to discover and resolve erroneous bills due to system errors
  • Completed Comprehensive Medication Reviews via Medication Therapy Management per various Medicare programs
  • Supervised nearby store closure and acquired all patient records and medications
09/2019 to 07/2022 Pharmacist, Full-time (40 Hours Per Week) Beth Israel Lahey Health | , , Portsmouth , Virginia
  • Interpreted prescription orders, dispensed medications and counseled patients on drugs
  • Educated patients about possible drug interactions and gave special administration instructions
  • Maintained appropriate drug records and completed reports as necessary
  • Recommended OTC devices or medication options to help mitigate individual symptoms
  • Interpreted prescriptions from healthcare providers to properly dispense medications and health products
  • 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
  • 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 dispensation of controlled substances using careful oversight and audit procedures
  • Worked with automated dispensing systems and other pharmacy automation systems as required by department including Scriptpro and Nexgen
  • Vaccinated patients to provide immunity against influenza, pneumonia, shingles, covid and other viruses
  • Worked as preceptor mentor for students completing introductory and advanced pharmacy practicums
08/2015 to 08/2019 Pharmacy Intern, Part- Time (20 Hours Per Week) St. Elizabeth Healthcare | , , Portsmouth , VA
  • Assisted pharmacist in final review of filled prescriptions
  • Prepared packaging and labels for prescriptions, verifying accuracy of dosage, side effects, interactions and refill instructions
  • Used pharmacy software to enter prescription and insurance information
  • Interacted with healthcare professionals to support timely and proper processing of prescriptions
  • Provided friendly customer service at drop-off and pick-up counters
  • Contacted insurance companies to resolve claims issues
  • Communicated closely with patients, ensuring medical information was kept private
  • Followed department policies, procedures and best practices for pharmacy operations
  • Communicated with patients to collect information about prescriptions and medical conditions or arrange consultations with pharmacists
  • Evaluated patient histories to assess medication compliance and spot issues such as doctor shopping or excessive usage
  • Educated Type 2 diabetes patients on medication therapy, proper nutrition and fitness
09/2001 to 07/2015 Pharmacy Technician, Full-time (35 Hours Per Week) Company Name | , , Portsmouth, Virginia
  • Answered incoming phone calls and addressed questions from customers and healthcare providers
  • Calculated dosage, filled prescriptions and prepared prescription labels with absolute accuracy
  • Counted and labeled prescriptions with correct item and quantity
  • Stocked, labeled and inventoried medication to keep accurate records
  • Assisted pharmacist by filling prescriptions for customers and responding to patient questions regarding prescription and medication-specific issues
  • Maintained proper drug storage procedures, registries, and records for controlled drugs
  • Collected co-payments or full payments from customers
  • Solved customer problems in-person or over telephone by providing assistance with placing orders, navigating systems and locating items
  • Restocked pharmacy shelves with current merchandise to drive consistent peripheral sales
  • Helped pharmacist clear problematic prescriptions and address customer questions to keep pharmacy efficient
  • Counted, measured and compounded medications following standard procedures
  • Resolved non-routine issues like third-party billing, computer system and customer service issues
  • Set up and modified patient profiles in Nexgen to include current information such as medications and insurance details
Expected in 05/2019 to to Doctor of Pharmacy | Hampton University, Hampton, VA GPA:
  • Dean's List [Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2019, Spring 2019]
  • 3.5 GPA
  • Elected class secretary in 2016
  • Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA) secretary 2016 to 2019
  • Member of SNPhA since 2015
  • National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) secretary 2017 to 2019
  • Became a member of American Pharmacists Association Academy (APhA) in 2017
  • Headed Generation RX committee as initiative to stop drug abuse
  • Became a member of Hampton University Student Society of Health System Pharmacists (HUSSHP) in 2016

Expected in 12/2013 to to No Degree | Pharmacy (Pre-Pharmacy) Tidewater Community College , Chesapeake, VA, GPA:
  • Dean's List
Expected in 05/2006 to to Bachelor of Arts | English Education Longwood University, Farmville, VA GPA:
  • Dean's List
  • Lancers Production Committee
  • Modern Languages Club
  • Music Together program
  • Virginia Board of Pharmacy- Pharmacist License - obtained September 2019 - expires December 31, 2023- License number 0202218219
  • CPR- Certified in BLS and First Aid for Adults- American Red Cross- completed training April 2023- expires April 2025- Certificate ID 00K6TQN
  • HIPAA- HIPAA for Healthcare Workers- completed November 2015- Certificate number 110100

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School Attended

  • Hampton University
  • Tidewater Community College
  • Longwood University

Job Titles Held:

  • Pharmacist, Full-time (40 Hours Per Week)
  • Pharmacist-in-Charge, Full-time(45 Hours Per Week)
  • Pharmacist, Full-time (40 Hours Per Week)
  • Pharmacy Intern, Part- Time (20 Hours Per Week)
  • Pharmacy Technician, Full-time (35 Hours Per Week)


  • Doctor of Pharmacy
  • No Degree
  • Bachelor of Arts

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