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Pharmacists work in a variety of establishments, from hospital pharmacies to grocery stores. Common work activities mentioned on Pharmacist example resumes include preparing medicines, labeling items, supervising technicians, providing information to patients, maintaining stocks, and enforcing infection control regulations. A successful sample resume for the job highlights extensive pharmacology knowledge, customer service orientation, teamwork, leadership, good communication skills, and computer literacy. Pharmacists are required to hold a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree awarded by an accredited school.

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1

Pharmacist

Accurately verified patient orders, always met or surpassed goal of checking 50 orders per hour.

  • Checked medications for content, accuracy and completeness of all drug packaging and labeling
  • Provided excellent customer service by thoroughly addressing the concerns of both nurses and physicians
  • Triaged any problems concerning patient therapy, such as therapy duplications and non-covered or out of stock medications
  • Proficient in Intravenous (IV) Department duties: assessed correct dosage of IV medications according to renal function, monitored and made clinical judgments on vancomycin and aminoglycoside trough levels, wrote up and adjusted total parental nutrition according to lab results, trained in writing up and checking patient controlled analgesia
  • Integral member of the Continuous Quality Improvement Committee which evaluates workflow in order to reduce medication errors
  • Trained new pharmacists to excel at all stations in the pharmacy
  • Compassion Award recipient for being an ambassador for "Omnicare's Thirty Days of Giving" for two consecutive years, being a team captain for the Walk to End Alzheimer's in which we raised over $1000, and participating in fundraising and other volunteer activities.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
2

Pharmacist

Proficient in medication dispensing and counseling patients regarding OTC and RX medications.

  • Managed staff and morale of coworkers by rewarding good work performance, leading by example and reducing pressure in high stress situations.
  • Skilled in managing inventory and reducing expenditures by renegotiating prices for pharmaceutical suppliers and increased discounts.
  • Administered vaccines and injections (IV, IM, SC)
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Pharmaceutical Science
3

Mail Order Pharmacist

Conducted final prescription reviews at a rate of over 200+ scripts an hour while reviewing relevant medical information such as drug, strength, directions, and quantity

  • Researched client's health insurance plans and ensured prescription authorization for quality and efficient patient care
  • Checked prescriptions for adverse reactions, drug interactions, duplicate therapies, max doses, and refill too soons ( DUR )
  • Resolved drug utilization review issues with either professional judgment or outreach to the physician's office at an efficiency of over 80 order an hour.
  • Coordinated with physicians and facilitated communication for absent information including drug strength and incomplete directions
  • Managed a shift of 20+ employees and supervised daily operations as Lead Pharmacist
Candidate Info
36
years in
workforce
27
years
at this job
BS
Pharmacy
4

Pharmacist-in-charge

Supervised pharmacy operations to ensure complete compliance with both state and federal regulations

  • Trained support staff to provide excellent customer service through personal coaching on an ongoing basis
  • Counseled patients on the appropriate use of over-the-counter as well as prescription medications
  • Maintained an accurate inventory of all controlled substances within the facility on a daily basis
  • Participated in district wide conference calls weekly in order to discuss ways to improve customer service
  • Addressed customer service and product complaints within a timely manner while providing outstanding customer service
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Pharmacy
5

Staff Pharmacist

Executed medication therapy management for 26 bed long-term acute care hospital including;
order verification, medication reconciliation, IV admixture, education, formulary management and pharmacy system troubleshooting.

  • Developed cross-discipline relationships
  • Maintained detailed clinical records of all patients
  • Facilitated transition to computerized health records
  • Provided clinical knowledge to providers/nursing staff
  • Acted as contact for system troubleshooting
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
6

Pharmacist

Contacted physicians and documented assessment, recommendation, and intervention in progress note of the patient medical record at nursing station for the following clinical activities:

  • Assessed potential conversion of IV to PO therapy for cost containment
  • Reviewed and monitored patient medication profiles and lab data to make necessary renal dosing adjustment for the prevention of adverse reactions
  • Performed computer order-entry functions accurately and efficiently. Interpreted, analyzed and evaluated orders of PO medication and IV admixture (including Chemo and TPN) for proper utilization with appropriate clarification when necessary
  • Checked medications, prepared unit dose carts, code blue carts, and floor stock to assure accuracy and aseptic technique in preparing IV admixtures
  • Implemented and documented assigned nursing inspections
  • Suggested similarly effective alternatives for non-formulary drug for cost containment
  • Prepared study drug for the study drug program for new drug development
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Pharmacy
7

Cardiovascular Specialist Pharmacist

Trained colleagues on faxing best practices, provided peer to peer shadowing and support, completed visual management training

  • Provided specialized care to patients who suffer from chronic and complex disease
  • Completed comprehensive certificate training program in Cardiovascular disease (hyperlipidemia, hypertension, heart failure, anticoagulation)
  • Utilized evidence-based medicine with clinical experience to maximize health outcomes
  • Applied evidence-based protocols to drug utilization review
  • Communicated with member's physician to prevent harmful drug interactions, allergic reactions, therapy duplications, and cross-check with current medications, labs, and medical conditions.
  • Counseled patients maximizing their health outcomes by improving medication adherence
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Biomedical Sciences
8

Staff Pharmacist

Launched a brand new pharmacy in a competitive market with a consistent increase in sales and profit since opening

  • Actively developed a program to pursue new customers by distributing flyers and gift-cards
  • Provided excellent customer service to build patient-pharmacist relationship
  • Administered flu and pneumonia shots and increased public awareness on preventable diseases
  • Hired and trained new technicians to provide excellent customer service, which resulted in higher customer satisfaction scores
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
9

Floater Pharmacist

Input, filled and verified prescriptions; communicated with health care professionals and insurance companies regarding patient care and proper medication.

  • Maintained high levels of efficiency and accuracy at all time.
  • Supervised performance and accuracy of technical staffs; provided guidance and troubleshooting
  • Counseled the patients on new prescriptions and OTC items.
  • Provided clinical services: blood pressure monitoring, lipid management, and adult immunizations.
Candidate Info
10
months in
workforce
10
months
at this job
10

Pharmacist

Provided pharmacy services within a retail setting in a supermarket

  • Ensured accurate dispensing of medications prescribed by medical professionals
  • Provided consultation to patients about medications and over the counter products
  • Identified and resolved drug errors and interactions
  • Performed appropriate weighing and measuring in the preparation of compounded prescription products
  • Carefully managed prescription medication to prevent abuse
  • Assisted in ordering of medications and control of inventory
  • Administered intravenous Influenza and subcutaneous Shingles vaccinations
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Pharmacy

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