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Pharmacist Resume Sample


This Pharmacist resume sample is a guide only. This is a career that relies heavily on qualifications, so don’t be shy here.  As always, highlight your strengths and any outstanding achievements early in the resume. Expand on your duties and job descriptions as well.



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CANDICE SELGA

615 South Beach, NJ 27152
E: C.Selga@gmail.com
M: 01372-728-163

Driven Pharmacist with over 15 years in the pharmaceutical field. Continues to complete numerous courses to further learning. A strong communicator who works consistently to develop knowledge resulting in measurable results throughout career.

* Microsoft Office and database management

* Degree – Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)       

* Calm and logical in all situations

* Eye for detail and accuracy 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Health Centre Pharmacist
Jersey Hospital, NJ 2011 to Present 

Ensuring prescriptions are correctly completed, determining accurate dosage for patients, and advising on recovery processes and the necessary provisions when taking specific medications. Using obtained knowledge for safe storage and distribution of medication in sterile environments ensures best practice is always followed.

• Counselling on drug and drunk use in relation to medication

• Liaising with relevant medical professionals to give the best service possible

• Update doctors and hospitals so all health care services align with treatment

• Training of new members of staff and team management

• Stock-taking and ordering more medication as required, ensuring continuous stock

• Reporting on annual medication usage, inventory and health centre spend

• Preparation of medications when they are not ready made 

In-store pharmacist
Brookers Pharmacy, NJ     2004 to 2011 

Responsible for correct dispensing of medications while managing a team of eight. Introduced alternative systems which reduced room for error. Simplified the prescription process and renewed the customer database for ease of access. Trained new members of staff through regular coaching.

• Stock upkeep, monitoring and reporting

• Liaising with necessary professionals to understand new medical knowledge and procedures

• Safely using and depositing needles and biological waste

• Reduced number of prescriptions with errors from 7% to 1%

• Grew number of patients and visitors by 23%

• Enabled doctors to speed up the prescription process through new preparation and delivery methods

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS 

Graduated from University of New Jersey 1999 - Doctor of Pharmacy GPA 3.8

Graduated from Jersey High School 1993 GPA 3.8

Member of the USA Pharmacist Association and Board

Certified Sports Therapist

Senior First Aid, Pediatric First Aid and Sports Rehabilitation

Member of the Sports Science Association


A Pharmacist Resume Sample
Heavy on the Qualifications

10 Tips to Remember

  1. Set aside several hours to write a powerful resume.
  2. You will need quiet space and a computer with Word (recommended) or similar.
  3. Use job descriptions and old resumes to jog your memory.
  4. Is this a career change for you? What skills can you transfer over?
  5. Expand on your duties in detail. 
  6. Ensure the layout is attractive
  7. Write a compelling summary.
  8. Use bullet points.
  9. Proofread for sense, accuracy, spelling and grammar x 3.
  10. Add a well-written cover letter using your strengths to target the role on offer.

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