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Jessica
Claire
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Professional Summary

Meticulous Pharmacist with over 27 years of experience in reviewing and fulfilling prescription and OTC medications. Exemplary skills in medication dispensation. Talented at advising patients of side effects, contraindications and benefits of medications. Currently working in immunization clinics both on site and off site to better serve the public.

Skills
  • HIPAA Regulations
  • Medication inventory management
  • Prescription Drug Interaction Assessment
  • Accurate Pharmaceutical Calculations
  • Pharmacy Law Knowledge
  • American Pharmacist Association member
  • In good standing with the Massachusetts Board of Pharmacy
Education
Bishop Stang High School North Dartmouth, MA, Expected in High School Diploma : - GPA :
Holyoke Community College Holyoke, MA Expected in 06/2021 Associate of Arts : Deaf Studies - GPA :
Mass College of Pharmacy And Allied Health Science Boston, MA, Expected in 06/1994 Bachelor of Science : Pharmacy - GPA :
  • Member of Student Government
  • Elected to executive secretary for Student government
  • Member of Lambda Kappa Sigma
  • Member of Academy of Students of Pharmacy
Certifications

Certified in Immunizations

AED/CPR certified

Work History
Aliso Ridge Behavioral Health & Anaheim Community Hospital - Staff Pharmacist
Aliso Viejo, CA, 11/2011 - Current
  • Interpreted prescriptions from healthcare providers to properly dispense medications and health products.
  • Vaccinated patients to provide immunity against influenza, pneumonia and other diseases.
  • Recommended OTC devices or medication options to help mitigate individual symptoms.
  • Properly compounded and dispensed medications as prescribed by doctors and dentists.
  • Maintained state and federal records of legendary drugs and controlled substances.
  • Directly supervised Pharmacy Technicians, interns and support staff while on duty.
  • Effectively resolved insurance rejections and other billing issues.
  • Assessed correct identity, strength and purity of medications when filling prescriptions.
  • Prepared medications such as emulsions, liquids, powders and ointments.
  • Checked prescriptions for appropriate dosage, drug interactions, allergies and contra-indications before dispensing medications.
  • Complied with all federal laws, company policies and procedures and state regulations regarding intern, technician and assistant training and licensure.
  • Communicated regularly with physicians, nurses, insurance companies and managed care organizations.
  • Evaluated patient histories to assess medication compliance and spot issues such as doctor shopping or excessive usage.
Community Pharmacy - Pharmacist-in-Charge
Tampa, FL, 04/2005 - 11/2011
  • Advised patients on medication side effects and contraindications and explained proper administration.
  • Assisted other pharmacy staff with drug inventory, purchasing, and receiving.
  • Completed accurate cycle counts, inventory management and will-calls for customers.
  • Effectively prioritized tasks and organized workflow to increase efficiency.
  • Monitored ordering of pharmacy medication stock to maintain streamlined inventory and low overhead.
  • Led team in interpreting, validating, and filling prescription orders and counseling customers on medications, appropriate dosage and self-administration schedules, side effects, and possible interactions.
  • Supervised and coached team of pharmacy technicians and trainees.
  • Educated patients on proper medication use.
  • Provided consultations and answered inquiries from patients, healthcare professionals and physicians regarding drugs, potential side effects and specified use.
  • Properly filled and dispensed average of 300 prescriptions per day.
  • Hand counted controlled medications, measured liquids and reconstituted antibiotics.
  • Counseled patients regarding proper intake of medications.
  • Adhered to pharmacy laws and code of ethics.
  • Provided patient counseling and advice on prescriptions as well as alternatives and over-the-counter medications.
  • Managed drug and supply inventories.
Iconma, L.L.C. - Pharmacist
Palmdale, CA, 04/2002 - 04/2005
  • Interpreted prescription orders, dispensed medications and counseled patients on drugs.
  • Recommended OTC devices or medication options to help mitigate individual symptoms.
  • Educated patients about possible drug interactions and gave special administration instructions.
  • Responded to questions and discussed side-effects of specific brand-name and generic pharmaceuticals.
  • Communicated potential issues and reactions to specific medications for patients ranging from children and teenagers to adults and geriatrics.
  • Checked medication bottles for proper labeling before allocating to patients.
  • Collaborated with colleagues, technicians and leading pharmacists in effective prioritization and filling of orders.
  • Interpreted prescriptions from healthcare providers to properly dispense medications and health products.
  • Complied with strict health, industry and organizational regulations to maintain patient safety.
  • Supervised dispensation of controlled substances using careful oversight and audit procedures.
  • Verified safety and efficacy of medication usage by reporting adverse drug effects, medication errors and other quality issues.
  • Dispensed medications and communicated with prescribers regarding therapeutic incompatibilities.
  • Reviewed patient medication profiles and medical records to screen for appropriate drug selection, dosing, contraindications, side effects and therapeutic outcomes.
Aliso Ridge Behavioral Health & Anaheim Community Hospital - Staff Pharmacist
Anaheim, CA, 07/1994 - 03/2002
  • Interpreted prescriptions from healthcare providers to properly dispense medications and health products.
  • Recommended OTC devices or medication options to help mitigate individual symptoms.
  • Properly compounded and dispensed medications as prescribed by doctors and dentists.
  • Maintained state and federal records of legendary drugs and controlled substances.
  • Directly supervised Pharmacy Technicians, interns and support staff while on duty.
  • Correctly completed pharmacy daily and weekly reports.
  • Effectively resolved insurance rejections and other billing issues.
  • Checked prescriptions for appropriate dosage, drug interactions, allergies and contra-indications before dispensing medications.
  • Complied with all federal laws, company policies and procedures and state regulations regarding intern, technician and assistant training and licensure.
  • Communicated regularly with physicians, nurses, insurance companies and managed care organizations.
  • Regularly stocked shelves, rotated stock and checked for expired medications.
  • Enthusiastically answered questions regarding medications and side effects and printed out detailed information on pharmaceuticals for customers.
Affiliations

Western Massachusetts Pharmacists association

Lambda Kappa Sigma Alumni Association

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School Attended

  • Bishop Stang High School
  • Holyoke Community College
  • Mass College of Pharmacy And Allied Health Science

Job Titles Held:

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

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

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