|Desired Industry: Medical/Health
|Desired Job Location: memphis, Tennessee
||Date Posted: 4/23/2007
|Type of Position: Other
||Availability Date: 06/18/2007
|Desired Wage: negotiable
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Management (Manager, Director)
||Willing to Travel: Yes, Less Than 25%
|Highest Degree Attained: Other
||Willing to Relocate: Yes
Seeking a position as a Pharmacist within an organization that is committed to upholding the highest standards of quality patient care and fosters a friendly and cooperative work environment.
Proven Pharmacist with more than eight (8) years of training and experience with some of the leading providers of medical services in Memphis and New Orleans including CVS, HJV Home Infusion Services, Kroger, Schnucks, Albertsons, Walgreens, K-Mart , Tulane Medical Center and Xavier University of New Orleans.
Specializes in Pharmacy Management and maintains expertise within research, retail operations, home infusion services and clinical hospital settings. Facilitates quality care to adult, teen, pediatric and special needs patients. Skilled in the evaluation of prescription dispensing, dosing and monitoring.Also excels in fast-paced, high-volume multi-million dollar operational environments.
Capable of supervising patient-care at multiple locations and knowledgeable of JCAHO standards. Maintains knowledge of the capacity to utilize a diverse myriad of resources in achieving identified goals and commitment to ensuring compliance with State Board of Pharmacy regulations as well as OBRA and DUR standards.
Doctor of Pharmacy, Xavier University, New Orleans, Louisiana, 08/00
Bachelor of Science in Biology, Alcorn State University, Lorman, Mississippi, 06/93
H.S. Diploma: Clarksdale High School, College Prep/Honor Graduate, Clarksdale, Mississippi, 06/89
Staff Pharmacist, CVS Pharmacy, Jacksonville, NC 5/06 to Present;
Home Infusion Pharmacist, Hospital Joint Ventures Home Infusion Services, Jacksonville, NC 07/04-5/06;
Consultant/Clinical Pharmacist, Pharmacorr Correctional Medical Services, Memphis, TN 01/03-7/04;
Pharmacy Manager, Kroger Pharmacy, Memphis,TN 12/02-7/04;
Schnucks/ Albertsons/Sessels, Memphis, TN 03/01-08/02;
Oversees daily retail pharmacy operations and supervises a Staff Pharmacist
Educates patients on prescription medications and OTC (over the counter) products;
Makes hiring recommendations and trains employees on staff internal control procedures;
Maintains 100% inventory control and equipment accountability ratings;
Places orders and maintains accurate records of supplies and equipment purchased;
Assists Management and offers input during reviews of product sales/effectiveness;
Manages end of shift reconciliation activities and forwards required reports to corporate;
Ensures critical staffing levels are sustained in order to achieve optimum operational efficiency
Intern Promoted to Staff Pharmacist, Walgreens, Memphis, Tennessee, 12/99-03/01;
Performed retail pharmacy duties and guided a team of up to six (6) Pharmacy Technicians/Clerks in large market operations that filled over 700-900 prescriptions daily; Facilitated, conducted and supported collaborative training efforts within Memphis. Supervised and mentored students; offered thought provoking challenges and exercises for student resolution to increase student technical proficiency and team professionalism; Entered and analyzed orders to ensure that patients were receiving the correct prescriptions at the proper dosage.
Pharmacy Internship: K-Mart, Harahan, Louisiana, 05/98-06/00;
Worked under the direct supervision of the Pharmacist-In-Charge in a high volume retail environment
Pharmacy Internship: Tulane Medical Center In-patient Pharmacy, New Orleans, Louisiana, 05/95-02/99;
Prepared IV solutions/TPN for children/adults and checked dosing; reviewed and read charts; coordinated with primary care providers; monitored satellite clinics to ensure the proper dosages to patients and prescription instructions; ensured proper drug storage, and advised patients on potential drug interactions and adverse reactions.
Research Technician: Xavier University Pharmacology/Toxicology Clinical Research, New Orleans, LA, 05/95-02/99; As a Research Assistant, worked under the direct supervision of a Veterinarian Pathologist and Toxicologist conducting research studies specializing in the toxicological effects of benzene on the liver, heart and other body systems.
Clinical Clerkship, St Jude Hospital, Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, Memphis, Tennessee, 11/99; Charity Hospital Of New Orleans, Diabetes Clinic, New Orleans, LA, 06/00; East Jefferson General Hospital, Infectious Disease, New Orleans, LA, 01/00;
Worked with chemotherapeutic agents; prepared, administered and supplied dosage/medication to patients at the hospital and satellite clinics; implemented and authorized changes to medication based upon lab results when necessary; contacted and collaborated with attending Physicians and Interdisciplinary teams to monitor treatment plan and authorize changes and/or adjustments; prepared IV solutions/TPN for children/adults and checked dosing; reviewed and read charts; coordinated with primary care providers; monitored satellite clinics to ensure the proper dosages to patients.
Certifications: CDC Certified Immunizing Pharmacist, 2003.
Microcomputers: IBM Pentium Microcomputer Systems; Operating Systems: Win 3.1x, Win 95/98; Software Applications: MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Works and WordPerfect; Others: Internet Access and Navigation an
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