Pharmacist Resume

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Career Objective:

Self-motivated, dedicated, and competent ‘Pharmacist’ with over 4+ years of experience in compounding and dispensing medical drugs, intravenous solutions for patients. Expertise in reviewing physician prescriptions and giving detailed instructions regarding the use of medicines, assessing patients for side-effects/reactions, and maintaining sufficient inventory stock. Possess strong communication and organizational skills.

Summary of Skills:

  • Expertise in dispensing and providing patients with FDA approved drugs, injections and other general medical supplements as prescribed by doctors

  • Sound knowledge about the chemical composition of various drugs, and ability to explain their use as well as effect to customers

  • Possess strong clinical skills to effectively monitor all patient medication therapies for recognizing reactions, and assuring positive patient outcomes

  • Adept in dispensing medications, and preparing sterile solutions for intravenous injections for medical procedures

  • Capable of supervising and guiding pharmacist interns, and pharmaceutical technicians

  • Proficiency in maintaining up-to-date patient medical records about prescribed medication by physicians or other specialist doctors

  • Ability to effectively interact with hospital personnel, and patients

Work Experience:

Pharmacist – Covenant Health-care

Rockford, IL 61101

November 2017 – Present

  • Delivering appropriate care to patients from neonatal to geriatrics department by following physician prescriptions

  • Preparing and dispensing medicine and other cosmetic products as per the written orders by authorized medical practitioners

  • Monitoring drug therapy regimens for contraindications, drug-drug interactions, drug-food interactions, allergies and appropriateness of drug and dose

  • Checking pharmaceutical stock, making order list, purchasing, receiving as well as maintenance of drug records

  • Advising patients, physicians, and other health-care practitioners on the selection dosages, interactions, and side effects of newly discovered medicines for various illnesses

  • Supervising and providing basic technical support to pharmacy technicians for operating automated dispensing machine to provide appropriate pharmaceutical as well as medical supplies to various inpatients

  • Conducting training sessions for newly recruited pharmacists, pharmacy interns as well as technicians to help them get familiarized with the regulations and policies followed at the health-care center

Pharmacist

Mercy Medical Center, Rockford, IL

February 2016 – October 2017

  • Provided prescribed medications, drugs, and other compound medications to neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients as prescribed

  • Performed various duties such as compounding and dispensing medicines for inpatients, and prepared as well as labeled intravenous solutions

  • Reviewed physician or other medical personnel orders for drug interactions, and any possible dosage errors

  • Performed clinical review of all physician orders, and made necessary interventions prior to dispensing medicines to patients

  • Advised medical staff for appropriate selection of drugs for treatment course, and provided counseling to admitted patients regarding its use before discharge

  • Inspected the stock of various pharmaceutical medicines at the center to determine shortage, and prepared list of medical supplies for placing order

  • Served as a clinical resource and drug information specialist to medical and nursing staff as well as other allied health-care providers

  • Maintained computerized records of patients’ drug therapies

Apprenticeship:

Entry-level Pharmacist

Ascension Pharmaceutical Retail Center, Rockford, IL

July 2014 – February 2016

  • Prepared medication packages by reviewing and interpreting physicians’ prescriptions

  • Dispensed medication by compounding, packaging, and labeling to avoid confusion

  • Provided detail information to patients regarding the drugs mentioned in the prescription, and advised them on general topics such as diet, exercise as well as routine

  • Interacted with patients to know their response on certain drugs, and reported any unpleasant reaction to the senior pharmacists

  • Participated in medical cases related to pharmaceutical research, and collaborated with patients to evaluate the effectiveness of new treatment

  • Provided advice to patients on medicine, including method to take the drug – orally or via IV injection, and informed about possible reactions

Education:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D)

    Rockford University, Rockford, IL

    2013

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy
    Rockford University, Rockford, IL

    2009

Certification:

  • Passed North American Pharmacist Licensure Exam (NAPLEX), 2014
  • Passed Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Exam (MPJE), 2014

Reference:

On request.