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Imelda Garcia

Pharmacist
Kent

Summary

Dedicated Pharmacist offering 33 years of experience ensuring accurate review, processing and dispensing of medications in alignment with orders. Skilled in collaborating with team members to expedite urgent requests while maintaining impeccable focus on safety, accuracy and confidentiality. Advanced communicator with all levels of staff, clients, management and healthcare administrators. Highly organized, efficiency-driven and dedicated to error prevention. Maintains flexible schedule and adapts to business and customer needs. And experienced in calculating doses, preparing compounds and securing storage to protect inventories.

Overview

26
26
years of professional experience

Work History

Staff Pharmacist

Kroger-Fred Meyer
2002-01 - Current
  • Recommended OTC devices or medication options to help mitigate individual symptoms.
  • Educated patients on possible drug interactions, potential side effects and optimal methods of administration.
  • Protected drug inventories from damage or theft by establishing and enforcing clear pharmacy policies.
  • Compared prescription details against safety standards and insurance requirements to support patients.
  • Provided medication therapy management to patients using Outcomes and Mirixa.
  • Assisted other pharmacy staff with drug inventory, purchasing, and receiving.
  • Closely monitored department performance metrics.
  • Administered immunizations and met with patients for medication consultations, effectively improving awareness of pharmacy's health services.
  • Maintained state and federal records of legendary drugs and controlled substances.
  • Properly filled and dispensed average of 450 prescriptions per day.
  • Checked prescriptions for appropriate dosage, drug interactions, allergies and contra-indications before dispensing medications.
  • Assessed correct identity, strength and purity of medications when filling prescriptions.

Staff Pharmacist

Albertson's Pharmacy
1995-02 - 2002-01
  • Checked medication bottles for proper labeling before allocating to patients.
  • Assessed correct identity, strength and purity of medications when filling prescriptions.
  • Protected drug inventories from damage or theft by establishing and enforcing clear pharmacy policies.
  • Communicated regularly with physicians, nurses, insurance companies and managed care organizations.

Education

Bachelor of Science - Pharmacy

University Of Santo Tomas

Skills

Prescription drug interaction assessment

Medication inventory management

Accurate pharmaceutical calculations

HIPAA Regulations

Committed to quality assurance

Flexibility in scheduling

In good standing with the State of Washington Board of Pharmacy

Retail pharmacy procedure knowledge

Motivated self-starter

Pharmacy law knowledge

Timeline

Staff Pharmacist

Kroger-Fred Meyer
2002-01 - Current

Staff Pharmacist

Albertson's Pharmacy
1995-02 - 2002-01

Bachelor of Science - Pharmacy

University Of Santo Tomas
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