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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

Highly qualified Florida and Louisana licensed pharmacist with demonstrated versatility in adapting to ever-increasing complexity in the healthcare industry with more than 15 years of pharmacy management, administrative and medical experience in fast-paced retail and long-term care settings. Expert understanding of Medicare and Medicaid processes Strong decision-making ability Meticulous inventory control Excellent verbal and written communication skills Strong work ethic Committed to exceptional patient care Deadline-driven Complex problem solving Dedicated Retail Pharmacist skilled at assisting and instructing customers in proper use of medications used to treat acute and chronic medical problems. Excellent interpersonal, communication and training skills.

Skills
  • Resolving complaints
  • Improving processes
  • Supervising technicians
  • Overseeing pharmacy operations
  • Patient relations
  • Drug interactions
  • Prescriptions management
  • HIPAA regulations compliance
  • Patient education and counseling
  • Privacy and confidentiality
Experience
Staff Pharmacist, 04/2018 - Current
Berkshire Health Systems, Inc. Pittsfield, MA,
  • Checked prescriptions for appropriate dosage, drug interactions or allergies before dispensing medications.
  • Counseled patients on proper use of medications, responding to questions and discussing side effects of both specific brand-name and generic pharmaceuticals.
  • Preserved state and federal record keeping for legend drugs and controlled substances.
  • Advised and consulted with patients on potential side effects, drug interactions, storage requirements, and directions for use.
  • Received and verified daily incoming drug inventories, reported discrepancies and logged items into inventory system.
  • Advised patients on potential drug interactions and side effects, proper dose timing and medication storage.
  • Trained pharmacy technicians to promote error reduction while enhancing efficiency.
  • Collaborated closely with healthcare professionals to monitor and assess quality and effectiveness of drugs or drug regimens.
  • Verified prescription information against safety guidelines and insurance limitations to protect patient health and financial interests.
  • Improved drug inventory management procedures to reduce overhead and eliminate backorders or overstock.
  • Billed insurances for services utilizing QS1.
  • Collaborated with physicians to provide patients with high quality and cost-effective medications.
Pharmacist-in-Charge, 09/2016 - 03/2018
Covetrus Rapid City, SD,
  • Followed state and federal record keeping guidelines for legend drugs and controlled substances
  • Successfully consulted customers with medical issues and provided valuable healthcare counseling
  • Appropriately resolved patient issues, complaints and questions
  • Conducted drug utilization reviews, drug interventions and medication therapy management (MTM)
  • Participated in a Patient Pharmacist Partnership program for disease state management
  • Proactively managed pharmacy inventory through proper medication ordering and returns
  • Lead team of 8 employees
  • Directed the installation of improved work methods and procedures to achieve pharmacy objectives, improve workflow, and efficiency
  • Actively maintained up-to-date knowledge of applicable state and Federal laws and regulations
  • Provided thorough supervision for day-to-day operations of facility in accordance with set policies and guidelines
  • Regularly evaluated employee performance, provided feedback and assisted, coached and disciplined staff as needed
  • Diligently monitored the QA (Quality Assurance) program to improve performance and maintain high standards of care
  • Observed strict confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information
  • Communicated effectively with physicians and other healthcare members to meet patient needs
  • Meticulously interpreted and evaluated the validity, accuracy and safety of prescriptions therefore reducing insurance audit recoupment and errors
  • Accurately filled and dispensed an average of 300 prescriptions per day
  • Effectively resolved insurance rejections and other billing issues
  • Trained in computer software QS1
  • Established and supervised on the job training program through Florida Pharmacy
  • Ducation
  • Rofessional Affiliations
  • Ssociation.
Pharmacist in Charge, 08/1999 - 09/2016
Capsule Austin, TX,
  • Properly filled and dispensed an average of 400 prescriptions per day including
  • Pecialty drugs
  • Effectively resolved insurance rejections and other billing issues
  • Managed pharmacy inventory through proper medication ordering and returns
  • Respectfully communicated and interacted with patients, families and others in a caring, empathetic, courteous manner to provide exceptional patient care
  • Correct and timely completion of all pharmacy paperwork and reports
  • Communicated effectively and worked with physicians and other healthcare members to meet patient needs
  • Received and interpreted physician orders accurately
  • Consulted resources in clarifying unfamiliar or questionable orders
  • Continuously evaluated work process and design to ensure quality/performance improvement, productivity and service
  • Carefully selected, developed and retained qualified staff
  • Helped achieve pharmacy business objectives by increasing sales and gross margins
  • Effectively prioritized tasks and organized workflow to increase efficiency
  • Complied with all federal laws, company policies and procedures and state regulations
  • Conducted quarterly CQI meetings
  • Rovided medications to Assisted-Living facilities and reviewed MARs and physician orders
  • Conducted drug utilization reviews, drug interventions and therapy management
  • Successfully assisted customers with medical issues and provided valuable healthcare counseling
  • Established and supervised on the job training program through Florida Pharmacy
  • Ssociation
  • Well-qualified on computer system Cerner-Etreby.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Pharmacy, Expected in
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Florida Agricultural And Mechanical University - Tallahassee, FL
GPA:
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School Attended

  • Florida Agricultural And Mechanical University

Job Titles Held:

  • Staff Pharmacist
  • Pharmacist-in-Charge
  • Pharmacist in Charge

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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