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Staff Pharmacists work in healthcare facilities, where they provide medicines prescribed by doctors. An average sample resume for Staff Pharmacist emphasizes duties like reviewing prescriptions, maintaining records and supplies, training new employees, preparing medication, offering instruction and advice, and solving billing issues. Based on our most successful example resumes, the most sought-after skills in a Staff Pharmacist are pharmacological expertise, customer service orientation, accuracy, organization, communication abilities, and computer literacy. A compulsory education requirement is the Doctor of Pharmacy Degree.

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Staff Pharmacist

Manage ancillary staff in fulfilling more than 1500 prescriptions weekly. Consult with physicians and patients with regard to medication dosage, drug interactions, medical equipment, disease management and potential side effects of prescription and OTC medications. Dispense and compound prescriptions, and maintain accurate patient records, dosing information and directions for use. Interact with HMOs and other insurance providers concerning billing/reimbursement issues. Keep abreast of new developments within the pharmaceutical industry.

  • Redesigned workflow for mail-order pharmacy operations to reverse prior history of lost prescriptions.
  • Recognized for ability to manage a high volume of patient accounts. Consult with hundreds of physicians and patients to fill prescriptions, review side effects, discuss drug interactions and resolve medication delivery problems.
  • Improved drug-inventory management system to reduce waste and eliminate back orders
  • Cultivated strong network of physicians, resulting in an average of 100 new patient enrollments monthly.
  • Introduced new labeling system that improved efficiency and saved thousands of dollars without compromising service or quality.
  • Reduced expenditures by renegotiating prices from pharmaceutical suppliers. Increased discount rate from 10 percent to 16 percent over wholesale price with key supplier.
  • Improved morale of coworkers by rewarding good work performance, leading by example and using humor to diffuse stressful situations.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BBA
Bachelor of Business Administration
MA
Master of Arts
2

Staff Pharmacist

Maintained day to day operations, verifying, ordering, and dispensing, of all drugs.

  • Supervised and trained four technicians and two pharmacy personnel.
  • Provided patient counseling regarding prescriptions / OTC's.
  • Maintained inventory of all drugs.
  • Interacted with third - party insurance plans.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Pharmacy
3

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-card
  • 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
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
4

Staff Pharmacist

Recognized for excellence in patient care, inventory management and immunization delivery rates

  • Fostered positive relationships with local prescribers, including nearby urgent care centers
  • Attracted and retained many new patients and their families as loyal customers
  • Reduced inventory and maintained inventory value at or below goal
  • Actively promoted immunization services, thereby increasing immunization rates each year
  • Coordinated online MTM services at store-level
  • Noted for exceptional performance on all pharmacy audits
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
French Literature
Pharmacy Curriculum
5

Staff Pharmacist

Processed/dispensed/compounded orders for various medications and supplies according to prescriptions for this high-volume pharmacy.

  • Communicated with patients, physicians and other healthcare professionals relative to drug-related issues and concerns including order clarifications, dosages, drug interactions, and therapeutic duplications.
  • Provided strong customer service and support. Conveyed information in a clear, concise manner, developed rapport, and established strong relationships with customers.
  • Trained, supervised and coordinated pharmacy technicians' duties related to preparation, labeling and delivery of various medications or supplies according to prescriptions.
  • In-depth knowledge of billing procedures to improve customer service, reimbursement/billing, and collection efforts.
  • Maintained strict drug inventory control. Ordered and stored medications keeping them safe, pure and effective and kept complete and accurate records.
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
20
years
at this job
BS
Pharmacy
6

Staff Pharmacist

Efficiently and accurately enter orders, resolve drug interactions, and verify appropriateness of drug, dose, and route of administration; determine optimal hour of administration. Recommend suitable medications to physicians and nursing staff, tailored to individual patient needs, safety, formulary restrictions, and ease of administration. Conduct drug information and literature searches for staff physicians. Supervise support staff and monitor inventory of controlled medications.

  • Participated in interdepartmental behavior management meetings with psychiatrist, physicians, nursing staff, social workers, and patients to improve or resolve behavioral issues.
  • Solved medication issues for nursing staff specific to skilled nursing care, such as administering medications for tube-fed or Hospice patients and recommending alternatives to better fit formulary or patient-specific requirements.
  • Initiated and maintained patient records on Clozapine Prescription Access System, ensuring that the required blood work monitoring is conducted.
  • Served as pharmacy representative in nursing staff meetings; developed creative solutions to grievances which improved interdepartmental communication.
  • Ensured compliance with Federal Veteran's Administration Sharing Agreement when procuring and billing for medications.
  • Contributed to non-pharmacy staff education and training when transitioning to Pyxis-based emergency and narcotic cabinets, as well as QS/1 WebConnect online pharmacy records.
  • Completed audits of nursing medication carts and medication rooms, decreasing waste and loss.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Biology
7

Staff Pharmacist

Worked in a retail pharmacy averaging +2400 prescriptions weekly

  • Monitored drug therapy for contraindications, duplicate interactions, allergies, incompatibilities, and dosing errors.
  • Supervised the fulfillment of prescriptions by pharmacy technicians.
  • Intervened with physician to clarify dosage, medication order, frequency, and route as required.
  • Responded phone calls from doctors and nurses to take prescription orders as well as verify prescriptions.
  • Assisted in inventory management and control.
  • Consulted patients regarding their prescriptions and OTC medications.
  • Ensured good customer service is provided to all patients and complaints are handled in an appropriate and professional manner.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
8

Staff Pharmacist

Provided specialized disease state management services for diabetes, asthma, smoking cessation and CHF, improving wellbeing and reducing health care cost.

  • Made medication education calls to patients improving drug information retention, regimen adherence, compliance with follow-up physician appointments and overall patient satisfaction.
  • Effectively resolved insurance rejections, communicating prior authorization request to physician offices when appropriate.
  • Successfully reduced operating cost by reconciling store inventory and demand.
  • Sought- after by patients for flu shot administration averaged 12 patients per day not including flu clinics.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BS
Pharmacy
9

Staff Pharmacist

Prepared and filled prescriptions and pharmacy related products for distribution to patients.

  • Utilized the Institute for Safe Medication Practices to identify and prevent medication errors.
  • Administered immunizations to adult and pediatric patients following strict ACIP recommendations.
  • Counseled patients on new and refilled prescriptions and OTC products.
  • Provided medication therapy management to facilitate positive patient outcomes.
  • Communicated with physicians and other healthcare providers regarding patient medications, possible interactions and side effects.
  • Reviewed and maintained inventory; audited controlled drug inventory; compounded pharmaceutical products of various dosage forms for special needs.
  • Adjudicated third party claims.
  • Maintained highest levels of customer satisfaction at all times and resolved customer service
Candidate Info
37
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Pharmacy
10

Staff Pharmacist

Reviewed drug utilization and consulted physicians and patients regarding medication dosage, drug interaction, disease management and potential side effects of prescription and OTC medications

  • Participated in team leadership discussions to evaluate cost, quality, and efficiency of pharmacy operations
  • Recognized high dose and therapeutic appropriateness for medications targeting senior populations
  • Trained extensively on major side effects and therapeutic equivalence of lipid and diabetic medications
Candidate Info
36
years in
workforce
30
years
at this job
BS
Pharmacy

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