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RssPharmacist - 35 years experience - Joplin area

Download as zip Michael C Rimar 6397 Filly Lane Joplin, MO 64804 Cell: 417-540-4095 E-Mail: Professional Summary Highly qualified pharmacist with more than 35 years of retail pharmacy services, bringing management, administrative and medical experience to all settings. Licensed Pharmacist in Missouri and Iowa who excels at teamwork, conflict resolution and making sound decisions under pressure. Flexible in quickly mastering new technologies and information systems. Empathetic and intuitive during client interactions and adept at building trust and strong customer relations. Licenses In good standing with the Missouri and Iowa Boards of Pharmacy Skill Highlights Certified Immunizing Pharmacist in Missouri CPR certification Professional Experience September 2000 to January 2014 Walgreens Joplin, MO PIC, Phcy Mgr, Staff RPh, Overnight RPh Entered new patient profiles and prescriptions into medication input software system.Provided friendly customer service at prescription drop-off and pick-up counters.Efficiently answered multi-line phone and processed high volume of order requests from nurses, doctors and pharmacists.Accurately recorded compounded products and prepared appropriate labels.Maintained proper compliance logs, including for refrigerator temperatures and IV hood maintenance.Maintained drug inventory levels by ordering necessary medications and supplies and verifying deliveries against purchase orders.Verified patient data and billing information.Verified accuracy and completeness of information on prescription and refill requests.Maintained proper storage and security conditions for all drugs.Mixed various pharmaceutical preparations according to written prescriptions.Correctly priced and filed prescriptions after they were filled.Regularly completed paperwork and entered prescription and insurance billing information into patient profiles.Strictly maintained customer and patient confidentiality.Labeled all products appropriately, including cautionary and auxiliary labels.Communicated with all customers and staff in a pleasant and professional manner.Precisely processed third party prescriptions and managed adjudication review.Processed prescriptions on high volume days with 100% accuracy.Provided critical information and advice to customers regarding possible drug interactions, side effects, dosage and proper medication storage.Maintained updated records such as pharmacy files, patient profiles, charge system files, inventories and poison or controlled drug registries.Calculated, weighed, measured and mixed ingredients with expert precision.Collaborated closely with healthcare professionals to monitor and assess the quality amd effectiveness of drugs or drug regimens.Interpreted and evaluated the validity and safety of medication orders and prescriptions.Oversaw the pharmacy technicians' drug preparation and distribution activities to provide safe, efficient care for patients.Directed operations to increase efficiency and minimize patient wait times.Consistently upheld proper pharmacy and general safety procedures and standards.Maintained proper inventory levels, rotated stock and immediately complied with prescription drug recalls.Safely administered immunizations, travel medicine, medication therapy management and other specialty programs.Maintained proper pharmacy and general safety procedures and standards, including department cleanliness.Followed state and federal record keeping guidelines for legend drugs and controlled substances.Successfully assisted customers with medical issues and provided valuable healthcare counseling.Appropriately resolved customer issues, complaints and questions.Conducted drug utilization reviews, drug interventions and therapy management.Extended patient engagement with extra counseling and follow-up adherence calls.Managed pharmacy inventory through proper medication ordering, returns and inter-store transfers.Administered influenza, pneumonia, and Zostavax vaccinations. Education and Training 1978 Drake University Des Moines, IA Bachelor of Science Pharmacy Coursework in Pharmacy Technology, Pharmacology and Pharmacy Law Coursework in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics Coursework in Organic and Inorganic Chemistry Disease and Drug Interactions seminar Community Pharmacists seminar


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