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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

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 developed over 25 years of progressive experience. Well-versed in pharmacy standards and pharmacy regulations.

Skills
  • Overseeing pharmacy operations
  • Delegating assignments
  • Controlled drug logging
  • Dispensing medicines
  • Supervising technicians
  • Drug interaction understanding
  • Monthly narcotic inventories
  • Interpreting orders
Experience
Staff Pharmacist in Charge, 06/2018 - 08/2020
Aliso Ridge Behavioral Health & Anaheim Community Hospital Anaheim, CA,
  • Reviewed and monitored patient medication files and lab data in retail setting.
  • Counseled patients on appropriate use of over-the-counter and prescription medications.
  • Advised patients on potential drug interactions and side effects, proper dose timing and medication storage.
  • Educated pharmacy assistants on medication assistance, ordering and insurance issues.
  • Managed inventory and ordered stock as needed.
  • Monitored medication inventory levels and kept detailed documentation in company software.
  • Received and verified daily incoming drug inventories, reported discrepancies.
  • Communicated with physicians to prevent harmful drug reactions, therapy duplications and allergic reactions.
  • Looked at patient records and verified prescriptions using Pioneer systerm
  • Oversaw work activities, performance and service quality of pharmacy staff.
  • Checked medications for content, accuracy and completeness of all drug packaging and labeling.
  • Assisted customers with questions regarding side-effects for various types of medications.
  • Effectively supervised staff of 1 to 4 technicians.
  • Verified prescription information against safety guidelines and insurance limitations to protect patient health and financial interests.
  • Provided patients with pamphlets and verbal instructions about how to properly take, handle and store medications.
  • Dispensed and delivered patient medications to patients in person, by mail, and by delivery.
  • Dispensed medications after reviewing and interpreting prescriptions from healthcare providers.
  • Delivered pharmacological education to patients by responding to and answering questions and explaining medication side effects.
  • Checked patient orders against histories, assessed insurance coverage and counted out medicines.
  • Monitored dispensation of controlled substances.
  • Oversaw drug preparation and distribution activities to provide safe, efficient care for patients.
  • Delivered information on potential problems and reactions to prescribed medications for patients of all health conditions and age ranges.
  • Maintained compliance with healthcare, industry and facility rules and regulations.
  • Recommended over-the-counter medications for patients after assessing symptoms.
  • Reviewed packages and medication bottles for proper labeling before distributing to patients.
  • Reviewed orders from physicians for prescriptions, handled drug dispensing and answered questions from patients regarding medications.
Staff Pharmacist, 05/2011 - 06/2018
Banner Health Phoenix, AZ,
  • Dispensed and delivered patient medications to patients.
  • Created new customer profiles and updated information in pharmacy computer systems.
  • Analyzed prescribing trends to monitor patient compliance and prevent excessive usage.
  • 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.
  • Checked prescriptions for appropriate dosage, drug interactions or allergies before dispensing medications.
  • Improved drug inventory management procedures to reduce waste and eliminate backorders or overstock.
  • Discussed over-the-counter medication and equipment options to help patients deal with individual symptoms.
  • Secured drugs against theft, loss or mismanagement by setting and enforcing effective procedures.
  • Communicated with all customers and staff in pleasant and professional manner.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Provided review, processing, filling, and dispensing of 200 to 300+ prescriptions daily.
  • Maintained proper inventory levels, rotated stock and immediately complied with prescription drug recalls.
  • Counseled patients on proper use of medications, responding to questions and discussing side effects of both specific brand-name and generic pharmaceuticals.
  • Lead and performed all aspects of pharmacy operations, ensuring continuous delivery of quality products and services in alignment with physician orders and prescriptions.
  • Preserved state and federal record keeping for legend drugs and controlled substances.
  • Supervised 1 to 5 pharmacy technicians, interns and support staff while on duty.
Retail Staff Pharmacist, -
SystempharmacyCVS Pharmacy Inc. City, STATE,
  • Provided patients with pamphlets and verbal instructions about how to properly take, handle and store medications.
  • Dispensed and controlled both prescription and non-prescription medications.
  • Counseled and advised patients on treatment options.
  • Managed medication inventory.
  • Checked patient orders against histories, assessed insurance coverage and counted out medicines.
  • Ordered supplies according to expected pharmacy needs.
  • Detected and reported therapeutic incompatibilities.
  • Trained new technicians to provide excellent customer service which resulted in higher customer satisfaction scores.
  • Maintained compliance with state and federal drug laws.
  • Prepared medications based on physician orders.
  • Reviewed packages and medication bottles for proper labeling before distributing to patients.
  • Verified prescription information against safety guidelines and insurance limitations to protect patient health and financial interests.
  • Effectively supervised staff of 1 or 2 technicians and provided training as necessary.
  • Secured drugs against theft, loss or mismanagement by setting and enforcing effective procedures.
  • Counseled patients on drug therapies to ensure proper intakes.
  • Answered patient questions and data requests.
  • Checked medications for content, accuracy and completeness of all drug packaging and labeling.
  • Dispensed medications after reviewing and interpreting prescriptions from healthcare providers.
  • Reviewed and monitored patient medication files and lab data in retail setting..
  • Counseled patients on appropriate use of over-the-counter and prescription medications.
  • Delivered pharmacological education to patients by responding to and answering questions and explaining medication side effects.
  • Advised patients on potential drug interactions and side effects, proper dose timing and medication storage.
  • Attended healthcare conferences and seminars.
  • Monitored dispensation of controlled substances.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Pharmacy, Expected in
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Samford University - Birmingham, AL
GPA:
Status -
: Pre Pharmacy, Expected in 1994
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Western Kentucky University - Bowling Green, KY
GPA:
Status -

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School Attended

  • Samford University
  • Western Kentucky University

Job Titles Held:

  • Staff Pharmacist in Charge
  • Staff Pharmacist
  • Retail Staff Pharmacist

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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