NJ Licensed Pharmacist Resume
by Ron Pustizzi, Pharmicist (Pharm. D)
(Hammonton, NJ, USA)
NJ Licensed Pharmacist Resume
Make a solid contribution in the pharmaceutical field while servicing the needs of a diverse cliental in my community.
Self-motivated, patient oriented pharmacist with demonstrated ability to ensure proper disease state and drug therapy management with a solid commitment to a patients needs and safety.
Sound understanding of the principles underlying the field of pharmacy, with an ability to recognize therapeutic incompatibilities, complications and special needs of individual patients.
Exceptional skills to resolve problems quick and efficiently without compromising quality and safety of the patient.
DOCTOR OF PHARMACY
• Variety of hands-on experience
• Great communication skills
• Problem solving/conflict resolution
• Highly experienced in workforce
• Inventory management
• Motivational leadership skills
EDUCATION: DOCTOR OF PHARMACY, PHILADELPHIA COLLEGE OF PHARMACY AT UNIVERSITY OF THE SCIENCES, Philadelphia, PA (2006)
RUTGERS UNIVERSITY, Camden, NJ
ATLANTIC COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Mays Landing, NJ
CLERKSHIPS / ROTATIONS
COMMUNITY PHARMACY PHARMACY SERVICE MANAGEMENT
Medicap Pharmacy Inc., Absecon U.S. Air Force Pharmacy, 305th Medical Group
PHARMACY SERVICE MANAGEMENT LONG TERM CARE PRACTICE
Cooper University Hospital, Camden Palumbo’s Rite-aid Pharmacy, Linwood
SELECTIVE PHARMACY PRACTICE GENERAL MEDICINE
The Center for Cancer & Hematologic Disease Virtua Hospital, Marlton
AMBULATORY CARE ACUTE PATIENT CARE
Presbyterian Health Clinic, Philadelphia Cooper University Hospital, Camden
ATLANTICARE, Atlantic City, NJ 11/08-4/11
FULL-TIME STAFF PHARMACIST
Provide prescription product, appropriate service and consultation to every customer; supervise pharmacy technicians, clerks and pharmacy interns in compliance with federal and state laws and company policies and procedures.
Take all steps required to fill prescriptions in compliance with all laws, regulations, and company policies and procedures regarding the sale of pharmaceuticals including: retrieval of the product(s); counts, pours, or measures out the required quantity according to established company methods and procedures; affixes the label permanently to the container; and performs a final audit (verification) of the prescription.
Work together as a team with the Speciality Care Clinic to assure that those patients are evaluated for poly-pharmacy, compliance, allergies and any other issues that arise.
Assist with and respond in a courteous and professional manner to questions from customers and physicians in regards to knowledge of prescription and health related products and issues.
Offer advice and professional consultation; act as a role model to the pharmacy team; efficiently handle customer complaints; and direct pharmacy operations to keep wait times to a minimum. Respond to telephone requests from customers, physicians, and vendors that require the expertise of the pharmacist.
Able to readily adapt to changes in schedule specifications and work priorities as the business and customer needs demand. Maintain two separate inventories to keep in compliance with the pharmacy operating permit.
ECKERD/RITE-AID PHARMACY, Various Locations, NJ 1999-2008
Ensure that medication use is safe and effective thereby increasing the probability of the desired patient outcome. Optimizing pharmaceutical care including minimizing the risk of adverse events and medication errors.
Promoting safe and effective age-specific drug therapy by reviewing and evaluating physician orders. Provide drug information to patients as well as other medical professionals. Effectively collaborate with physicians, other medical professionals, staff, patients and families to ensure the highest quality of pharmaceutical care. Compliant with established policies and procedures as well as adhering to state and federal regulations and pertinent accrediting bodies.
WILLIAM B. KESSLER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, Hammonton, NJ 2002–2004
Screen for drug/drug, drug/nutrient, drug/test, drug/allergy, drug/disease state interactions. Provide written and verbal communication to drug information inquiries asked by various healthcare professionals and patients. Active participation in discharge planning rounds. Patient/family education. Preparation and dispensation of intravenous medications as well as various other forms of medications (i.e. oral, topical, rectal…) Monitor for any adverse effects which may be expected or unexpected. Monitor for the appropriate patient outcomes.
Efficacy and cost effectiveness of Lantus insulin vs. Humalog insulin June, 2005
In-service to Medical/Pharmacy Staff
U.S. Air Force Pharmacy, 305th Medical Group
Warfarin (Coumadin®) Patient Education July, 2005/ April, 2006
Patient Education for Inpatients at Virtua, Marlton & Cooper, Camden
Virtua, Marlton & Cooper, Camden
Therapeutic and Treatment options for HAP July, 2005
Policy and Procedure Manual
Virtua Hospital Systems, Marlton, NJ
Therapeutic Options for the Treatment of Testicular Cancer
In-service to Pharmacy staff
The Center for Cancer, Cherry Hill, NJ
Angeliq® A new treatment option for HRT November, 2005
In-service for Pharmacy Staff
Cooper Pharmacy, Camden, NJ
Recommended Immunization Overview for Children February, 2006
OTC Drugs Safe in Pregnancy
Exubra® A new treatment option for Diabetes
Smoking Cessation for Out-Patients
Therapeutic and Treatment option for BPH
Therapeutic and Treatment options for Menopause
In-service for Medical Staff and Patients
Presbyterian Health Clinic, Philadelphia, PA
Proper Inhaler Technique and Use March, 2006
Therapeutic Options for the Treatment of Asthma
Therapeutic Options for the Treatment of Diabetes
Demonstrated Proper Glucometer Use
In-service for Long-Term Facility Staff
Greenbrier LTCF, Hammonton, NJ
Importance of auxiliary labels for the geriatric population March, 2006
In-service for Pharmacy Staff
Palumbo’s Rite-Aid Pharmacy, Linwood, NJ
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS / COMMUNITY SERVICE
AMERICAN PHARMACEUTICAL ASSOCIATION (APhA-ASP)
AMERICAN SOCIETY OF HEALTH-SYSTEMS PHARMACISTS (ASHP)
AMERICAN RED CROSS– CPR / First Aid Certified
INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF COMPOUNDING PHARMACISTS (IACP)
NATIONAL COMMUNITY PHARMACISTS ASSOCIATION (NCPA)
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