Experienced Hospital Pharmacy Technician with a healthy respect for the good that comes from the right medicine to the possible harm that can come from an error. Fluent in English and Spanish and familiar with medical terminology, is able to communicate with all parties involved.
Attention to detail and accuracy
Strong sense of organisation
Customer service orientation
Able to pass a criminal background check
Administrative and computer skills
June 2011 to September 2014 Manchester Community Hospital Â– Manchester, UK Hospital Pharmacy Technician
Under the supervision of a Pharmacist, maintained proper stock levels, prepared, filled, priced and delivered pharmaceuticals to patients.
Entered prescriptions into computer system, completed reports and provided customer service including ensuring the patient understands dosage instructions.
Referred patients to Pharmacist for answers to specific questions.
Acted as the first line check against possible negative drug interactions with other prescriptions on record and notified Pharmacist.
February 2006 to May 2011 Kaiser Permanente Hospital Â– London Hospital Pharmacy Technician
Screened prescriptions for medication order errors and drug or allergy contraindications, understanding that there are no insignificant mistakes, especially to the patient.
Performed mathematical calculations for special dose preparation and compounding.
Reconciled billling and maintained administrative records.
Operated automated dispensing devices.
July 2002 to January 2005 J&R Pharmacy Â– Manchester, UK Pharmacy Technician
Filled, priced and label prescriptions for customers.
Contacted physicians to request refill orders or a new prescription that had not yet been faxed over, but the patient was ready to pick up.
Ensured customers had drug interaction and possible side-effects notifications and asked if they had any questions.
2003 Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)
2002 London Community College Â– London, England, UK Associate Degree, Pharmacology