staff pharmacist resume example with 11+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Dedicated Pharmacist offering eleven years of experience ensuring accurate review, processing and dispensing of medications in alignment with orders. Skilled in collaborating with team members to expedite urgent requests while maintaining impeccable focus on safety, accuracy and confidentiality. Advanced communicator with all levels of staff, clients, management and healthcare providers. Proven track record in leading teams that maximize patient health outcomes. Currently licensed in Maryland

  • Pharmaceutical care; Drug Utilization Review
  • Disease state management; therapeutic intervention
  • Clinical review of medications
  • Information/ education for health care providers and patients.
  • Regulatory adherence: HIPAA, Medicare, Fraud, Waste and Abuse.
  • Team building and training through effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Current knowledge of information technology associated with pharmacy systems
Bernard J Dunn School of Pharmacy-SU Winchester, VA, Expected in 05/2011 Doctor of Pharmacy, PharmD : Doctor of Pharmacy; PharmD - GPA :
Prince Georges Community College Largo, MD, Expected in 2006 : Pre-Pharmacy - GPA :
Njala University College-University of Sierra Leon Mokonde, Sierra Leone, Expected in 06/1991 Bachelor of Science : Agriculture General - GPA :

Rite Aid Diabetes Care Management Training, 2014

Rite Aid Pharmacy Smoking Cessation Training, 2013

Rite Aid Medication Therapy Management Training, 2012

CPR Certification-American Heart Association, 2011

Registered Immunizing Pharmacist-Maryland Board of Pharmacy, 2011.


Favorite Team Member Award, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017.

Certificate of Achievement Zero customer complaint, 2013

Work History
Houston Methodist - Staff Pharmacist
Miami, FL, 06/2011 - Current
  • Checked prescriptions for appropriate dosage, drug interactions, allergies and contra-indications before dispensing medications.
  • Effectively resolved insurance rejections and other billing issues.
  • Correctly completed pharmacy daily and weekly reports.
  • Interpreted prescriptions from healthcare providers to properly dispense medications and health products.
  • Maintained state and federal records of legendary drugs and controlled substances.
  • Communicated regularly with physicians, nurses, insurance companies and managed care organizations.
  • Supervised dispensation of controlled substances using careful oversight and audit procedures.
  • Enthusiastically answered questions regarding medications and side effects and printed out detailed information on pharmaceuticals for customers.
  • Directly supervised four Pharmacy Technicians, interns and support staff while on duty.
  • Provided medication therapy management to patients using Outcomes
  • Vaccinated patients to provide immunity against influenza, pneumonia and other diseases.
  • Saved patients money and increased pharmacy profit margins with therapeutically equivalent and more cost-effective generic drugs.
  • Coordinated pharmacy staff schedule and assisted with personnel monitoring and performance evaluations.
  • Regularly stocked shelves, rotated stock and checked for expired medications.
  • Complied with all federal laws, company policies and procedures and state regulations regarding intern, technician and assistant training and licensure.
  • Inspected drug storage sites, monitored drug supply expiration dates and verified proper supply levels.
  • Recommended OTC devices or medication options to help mitigate individual symptoms.
  • Properly compounded and dispensed medications as prescribed by doctors and dentists.
  • Checked medication bottles for proper labeling before allocating to patients.
  • Assessed correct identity, strength and purity of medications when filling prescriptions.
  • Completed new and updated patient profiles with lists of patient medications.
  • Evaluated patient histories to assess medication compliance and spot issues such as doctor shopping or excessive usage.
  • Hosted four successful annual healthcare education and flu clinics.
  • Managed pharmaceutical supply procurement and management processes.
  • Worked closely with Pharmacy Care Representatives (PCRs) in providing excellent patient care.
  • Recommended appropriate clinical programs such as immunization, MTM (Medication Therapy Management) and DCS (Diabetes Care Specialist).
  • Provided specialized services to help patients manage conditions such as diabetes, asthma, smoking cessation and high blood pressure.
  • Conducted blood pressure screenings and counseled patients on hypertension.
  • Delivered training on medical device use and storage to enhance support for different groups of patients.
  • Implemented information security protocols to protect financial and patient data and reduce potential for data breaches.
  • Conducted routine inspections of medication storage locations.
  • Partnered with management team to develop and implement in-store programs to increase sales.
  • Directed workflow and daily operations to increase efficiency and surpass customer service goals. Achieved considerable reduction in prescription errors and customer wait times by implementing checks and balances and constantly coaching staff.
Dominion Senior Living - Volunteer
Johnson City, TN, 03/2010 - 05/2010

Under the supervision of a registered Pharmacist:

Filled prescription carts

Received orders for processing

Delivered medications at nursing stations

Stocking supplies

Dominion Senior Living - Volunteer
Mountain Home, TN, 07/2006 - 03/2007

Under the supervision of a pharmacist:

Received prescriptions for the pharmacist

Counted medications and filled prescription carts.

Delivered medications to nursing stations

Stocked medications and supplies.

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School Attended

  • Bernard J Dunn School of Pharmacy-SU
  • Prince Georges Community College
  • Njala University College-University of Sierra Leon

Job Titles Held:

  • Staff Pharmacist
  • Volunteer
  • Volunteer


  • Doctor of Pharmacy, PharmD
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Bachelor of Science

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