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Position wanted:Pharmaceutical
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Employment wanted:
  • Full Time
Minimum Yearly Salary expected:120000 USD
Preferred Job Location:UAE/Dubai
Currently Living in:UAE/Dubai
Country of Citizenship:USA
Available from:Immediately
Able to Relocate:Yes
Objective and Resume Summary
A leadership position in a growing healthcare institution that will utilize my experience as a pharmacist as well my education in business administration (specialty in finance).

 Education: Pharm D + MBA (Finance)
  Current Job: Registered Pharmacist
       (NY state license #049122)
  Experience: over 8 years
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Education History, Qualifications & other additional information
Level of Education:Doctorate
Awards and Honors

 Member of Golden Key National Honors Society
 Recipient of St. John’s University Presidential Scholarship
 United Federation Of Teachers (UFT) Scholarship
 College of Pharmacy & Allied Health Professions Dean's List
 Certificate of academic excellence

Education
2006 to 2007 Masters in Business Administration (MBA) Finance –Cum Laude
St. John’s University, Jamaica, NY, USA
2002 to 2003 Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) –Cum Laude
St. John’s Univeristy, Jamaica, NY, USA
1997 to 2002 Bachelor of Science, Pharmacy (BS. Pharm) –Cum Laude
St. John’s University, Jamaica, NY, USA

Clinical Rotations

 Oncology Rotation, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY
 Pediatrics Rotation, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY
 Ambulatory Rotation, Queens Hospital, Queens, NY
 Drug Information & Internal Medicine Rotation, Long Island Jewish Hospital, New Hyde Park, NY
 Community Pharmacy Rotation, Rite Aid Pharmacy, Brooklyn, NY

Personal Achievements

 Successfully completed a two-year MBA program in one year while employed full-time and self-funding all tuition costs and living expenses.
 Selected for exchange student London Seminar in Finance, 2007, featuring business presentations from UBS, IBM, Barclay’s Bank, and Bank of England, among others
 Member of American Society of Health System Pharmacists
 Member of American Pharmaceutical Association
 Member of American Diabetes Association
 Member of American Public Health Association

Licensures and Certifications

 Registered Pharmacist, New York State License #049122, NYS Board of Pharmacy, April 2003
 Certified as Immunizer, by New York State Board of Pharmacy and Department of Health.
 Certified in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), American Heart Association, September 2010
 Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers, American Heart Association, September 2010
 Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Air Borne Pathogens Training

Personal Interests

 Running, Cycling, Learning Arabic, Working out with my trainer, Weekly trip to animal shelters, traveling, driving, listening to music and tutoring to list a few.
Work History & Experience
Years of Work Experience:7 to 8 Years
In-store Pharmacist
DUANE READE PHARMACY, Manhattan, NY, USA
June 2008 to date

 Act in a lead/supervisory role in overseeing the workflow of the pharmacy
 Maintain pharmacy day-to-day procedures, scheduling and delegate staff responsibilities
 Assure services are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements
 Maintain established procedures concerning quality assurance, security of controlled substances, and disposal of hazardous waste drugs
 Oversee the ordering and safe storage of medical products
 Maintain patient records and prescription files in accordance with regulations and policy
 Counsel patients and care providers on the proper medication use ,drug side effects, storage and safety
 Handle insurance questions and issues
 Train certified technicians while ensuring adherence to company policies and performance standards
 Train newly hired pharmacists on proper use of software programs and required documentation standards
 Conduct, manage and report narcotic inventory monthly according to stipulated regulations
 Compound physician’s prescriptions for drugs not commercially available
 Solely responsible for handling the dispensing, recording and documentation of use of Clozaril®
 Led a team of two pharmacists and four pharmacy technicians in two projects titled “For a Better Pharmacy” and “Promoting the Use of Central Fill” both targeted at cutting costs within the pharmacy budget and reduced pharmacy manpower and cost and in so doing offered patients options resulting in cost savings
 Recommended for management promotion based on outstanding performance and leadership
 Other duties, as needed

In-store Pharmacist
RITE AID PHARMACY, Albertson, NY, USA
March 2003 to June 2008

 Manage and prepare prescriptions as a floating pharmacist working at regional pharmacies, exhibiting superior adaptability, accuracy, and team playing skills
 Recommended for management promotions based on outstanding performance and leadership
 Provided complete medication review for drug related problems during pharmacy order entry
 Documented adverse drug reactions (ADR) and medication errors as part of daily activity
 Supervised three pharmacy technicians and two pharmacy cashiers daily during work shift and coordinate shift summary report
 Managed daily third party claims, inquiries & record-keeping
 Prepared daily DEA-222 narcotic ordering & inventory forms
 Reviewed weekly & monthly third party reports to assess pharmacy & company performance
 Train ancillary staff

Pharmacy Intern
NORTH SHORE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, Manhasset, NY, USA
September 2000 to March 2003

 Reviewed, evaluated, and interpreted drug therapies, working closely with clinical pharmacists and nurses.
 Prepared IVs. Ensured proper control and correct dispensing of narcotics.
 Monitored for proper drug & dosing regimen, efficacy, toxicity & adverse reactions
 Provided drug information services
 Worked in a team-structured environment with other healthcare professionals
 Educated providers on standard protocols as related to medication management

Pharmacy Intern
ECKERD PHARMACY, Albertson, NY, USA
August 2000 to March 2003
 Coordinated prescription filling and processing, serving as a liaison to physicians and their staffs.
 Provided patient education on medications, nutritional supplements, and herbal preparations.