Confident Staff Pharmacist flexible in quickly mastering new technologies and information systems. Empathetic and intuitive during client interactions and adept at building trust and strong customer relations. Currently licensed in Tennessee and has 30 years experience.
In good standing with the Tennessee Board of Pharmacy
As a staff pharmacist my responsibilities included but were not limited to the following; accepting and reviewing new prescriptions for filling; entering prescription information into the computer for processing; verifying information entered in computer for new prescriptions; verifying medications used in the filling of new and refill prescriptions; filling prescriptions; packaging medications to ready for pick-up by patients; counseling patients on the proper use and frequency of dosing of their medications; answering patient questions concerning their prescriptions or over-the-counter medications; interfacing with third parties and physicians concerning duplicate therapy or other issues with patients medication profile; medication therapy management; answering the phone and speaking with patients or physicians concerning medications, patient profiles or disease states; compounding of medications according to physicians' orders; verifying that the appropriate product is used in the filling of cassettes used in the automated filling machine; administration of immunizations; taking blood pressures and counseling patients on their questions and concerns; keeping a running inventory and ordering of narcotic medications; managing the staff of the pharmacy when the pharmacist on duty and some limited management duties such as void transactions at the registers.
As a staff pharmacist my responsibilities included but were not limited to the following; accepting, reviewing and entering new prescriptions from patients for filling; processing and billing prescriptions to third parties for billing then filling; verifying filled prescriptions for use of the correct medications; accepting refill requests made by patients by phone; accepting call-in prescriptions from physicians' offices; interfacing by phone with third parties and physicians' offices concerning any interactions or duplication in therapy; maintaining inventory of medications including controlled substances and narcotic medications; maintaining inventory of over-the-counter products; keeping a running on-hand inventory of controlled substances and narcotic medications; processing the sale of new and refill prescriptions as well as over-the-counter products; compounding medications according to physicians' orders; and some managerial duties such as opening and closing the store as well as keeping track of sales and banking (e.g. deposits, change, processing payroll).
As a staff pharmacist my responsibilities included but were not limited to the following: accepting and reviewing new prescriptions for patients; filling and verifying prescriptions for use of the correct medication; verifying the use of the correct medications to fill the "baker cells" for the automated counting machine; packing and labeling packages of medications to be mailed to patients; maintaining a running inventory of narcotic medications and counseling patients on the proper use and side effects of their medications they are picking up.
As a floater pharmacist my responsibilities included but were not limited to the following: setting up the pharmacy and over-the-counter sections in new stores; review and verification of information on new prescriptions; typing labels for and filling of new and refill prescriptions; taking phone-in prescriptions from physicians' offices; taking and processing refill request made by phone or in person from patients; processing the sale of filled prescriptions; managing and ordering inventory for the pharmacy and over-the-counter products including controlled substances and narcotic medications; keeping track of inventory of controlled substances and narcotic medications; some assistant manager duties such as getting change for the cashiers and validating void transactions; managing of pharmacy technicians; and counseling patients about their prescription medications or over-the-counter medications.
Course work in all fields necessary to obtain a Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy such as Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmacology, Pharmacokinetics, Biochemistry, Anatomy and Physiology, Pharmaceutics and Pharmacy Law
Member of the Beta Club
Winner of the Math Award
Graduated number 11 in my class
Coursework in organic chemistry, physics, history and french which are all required fields of study in pre-pharmacy
Coursework in math, chemistry, biology, english and accounting which are all required fields of study in pre-pharmacy
Volunteer, TN Dept. of Health Medical Reserve Corp, 2007 - Present
Volunteer, Livingston Academy Band Boosters, 2008-2012
Girl Scouts of America, Leader, 1979
Church Choir, Member, 1989 - Present
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