(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Customer-focused Pharmacist offering 16 years of experience in retail pharmacy operations and some hospital experience. Well-versed in prescription preparation, team collaboration and improving performance metrics. Committed to maintaining high-quality standards.

  • Employee Supervision
  • Policy and Program Development
  • Data Analysis
  • Verbal and Written Communications
  • Process Implementation
  • Critical Thinking
  • Problem Resolution
  • Organizational Goal Development
  • Community-based Educational Programs
  • Quality Assurance Controls
  • Managerial skills
  • Pharmacy management
Louisiana State University At Shreveport Shreveport, LA Expected in 12/2021 Master of Health Administration : Health Administration - GPA :
University of Maryland, Pharmacy School, Baltimore Baltimore, MD Expected in 05/2004 Pharm.D. : Doctor of Pharmacy - GPA :

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.

Immunization Certification

Work History
Banner Health - Pharmacist-in-Charge/Retail Pharmacy Manager
Gilbert, AZ, 12/2006 - 03/2021
  • Processed over 350 prescriptions per day in busy pharmacy achieving decreased customer wait times and maintaining excellent customer satisfaction.
  • Vaccinated patients to provide immunity against Covid-19, influenza, pneumonia, shingles, and other diseases.
  • Responded to questions and discussed side-effects of specific brand-name and generic pharmaceuticals.
  • Hosted successful quarterly healthcare clinics for community performing blood pressure and diabetes screenings and counseled patients on hypertension, diabetes, and other disease states.
  • Worked as preceptor /mentor for students completing introductory and advanced pharmacy practicums.
  • Assisted patients with over-the-counter medication recommendations and responded to questions concerning drug interactions.
  • Assisted patients in minimizing medical expenses by recommending generic alternative prescription medications.
  • Monitored ordering of pharmacy medication stock to maintain streamlined inventory and low overhead.
  • Provided consultations and answered inquiries from patients, healthcare professionals and physicians regarding drugs, potential side effects and specified use.
  • Protected drug inventories from damage or theft by establishing and enforcing clear pharmacy security policies.
  • Developed policies and procedures for effective pharmacy management.
  • Supervised team of 2 staff pharmacists, 12 pharmacy technicians and 4 cashiers.
  • Evaluated patient histories to assess medication compliance and spot issues such as doctor shopping or excessive usage, (opioid stewardship).
  • Spearheaded and implemented new projects to expand scope of engagement.
  • Recruited, hired and trained all staff, providing direct supervision, ongoing staff development and continuing education to employees.
Giant Food Stores Llc - Staff Pharmacist
Carlisle, PA, 01/2006 - 12/2006
  • Interpreted prescriptions from healthcare providers to properly dispense medications and health products.
  • Supervised dispensation of controlled substances using careful oversight and audit procedures.
  • Recommended appropriate clinical programs such as immunization, MTM (Medication Therapy Management) and DCS (Diabetes Care Specialist).
  • Enthusiastically answered questions regarding medications and side effects and printed out detailed information on pharmaceuticals for customers.
  • Coordinated 16 pharmacy staff schedules and assisted with personnel monitoring and performance evaluations.
  • Exhibited proficiency in IV and some chemo compounding.
  • Troubleshot mechanical issues with Pyxis machines and other equipment.
  • Assessed correct identity, strength and purity of medications when filling prescriptions.
  • Completed new and updated patient profiles, including lists of patient medications.
  • Implemented standard procedures for mixing, packaging and labeling pharmaceuticals to enforce quality, security and proper disposal.
  • Provided specialized services to help patients manage conditions such as diabetes, asthma, smoking cessation and high blood pressure.
Laurel Regional Hospital - Pharmacist
City, STATE, 12/2005 - 07/2006
  • 100% compliance with strict health, industry and organizational regulations to maintain patient safety.
  • Supervised dispensation of controlled substances using careful oversight and audit procedures.
  • Educated patients about possible drug interactions and gave special administration instructions on medical equipment such as compression stockings, nebulizers and urinary bags.
  • Monitored and counseled chronic disease patients to maximize treatment efficacy.
  • Dispensed medications and communicated with prescribers regarding therapeutic incompatibilities.
  • Reviewed and evaluated orders for non-formulary and restricted drugs for appropriateness and compliance.
  • Collaborated with colleagues, technicians and leading pharmacists in effective prioritization and filling of orders.
  • Evaluated pertinent laboratory data, including drug-drug and drug-nutrient interactions.
  • Reviewed patient medication profiles and medical records to screen for appropriate drug selection, dosing, contraindications, side effects and therapeutic outcomes.
  • Exhibited proficiency in IV and chemo compounding.
  • Entered orders into database, verified insurance and prepared medications.
  • Worked with automated dispensing systems and other pharmacy automation systems as required by department.
  • Prepared medications in blister packs for delivery to facilities.

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School Attended

  • Louisiana State University At Shreveport
  • University of Maryland, Pharmacy School, Baltimore

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