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Gelsons Pharmacy - Certified Pharmacy Technician Resume Example

Keira L. Ckdaark
Professional Summary

Accomplished and energetic Pharmacy Technician with more than 25 years of fast-paced retail pharmacy experience, as well as 3 years of  Pharmacy Claims Evaluations. I have an excellent track record of achieving exceptional results in filling prescriptions, Third Party billing, and observing federal and state compliance guidelines for prescription processing. I also helped reduce pharmacy's overall risk exposure from Third Party audits and State Boards of Pharmacy.

  • Expert understanding of Medicare and Medicaid processes.
  • Train newly hired pharmacists on their functions and duties in the pharmacy setting.
  • Co-introduced a procedure for collection of electronic Third Party Claims for the company's ARX system with Sav-On Pharmacy.

  • Excel in Customer Service with patients and pharmacy care agents.
  • Help ensure Pharmacy Compliance with Third Party Audits, state and federal governmental agencies by conducting random evaluations at each pharmacy to gauge risk exposure among pharmacy claims.
Certified Pharmacy Technician Feb 2016Current Gelson's Pharmacy Del Mar, CA
  • Process and fill prescription under pharmacist supervision per state law.
  • Receive and store incoming supplies, verify quantities against invoices, check for outdated medications in current inventory, and inform supervisors of stock needs and shortages.
  • Assist customers by answering simple questions, locating items, or referring them to the pharmacist for medication information.
Pharmacy Operations Specialist May 2015Dec 2015 Haggen Food and Pharmacy Irvine, CA
  • Establish work procedures or schedules and keep track of the daily work of pharmacy staff.

  • Worked along side District Pharmacy Managers to improve pharmacies visual appearance and pharmacy standards.

  • Help educate and motivate pharmacy staff in pharmacy programs and incentives to increase profit margins and patient care.

  • Maintain Federal and State compliance guidelines and regulations governing pharmacy practices and procedures.

Pharmacy Field Evaluator Dec 2013May 2015 Sav-On Pharmacy Carlsbad, California
  • Travel from store to store to coach and assess current compliance guidelines and protocols against a set standard of practice that includes Supervalu's Pharmacies Policies and procedures, Third Party Billing requirements, state and federal regulations.

  • Reduce Pharmacy's overall risk exposure from Insurance Audits, state/federal agencies and Third Party Insurance plans.

  • Work with District Pharmacy Managers to improve Pharmacies appearances as well as operations. 

  • In my second year of evaluations, noticing a significant decrease in pharmacy charge backs and an increase in compliance compared with past evaluations before I started this position.

  • Gave presentations with my District Pharmacy Managers to store directors and Pharmacy managers to explain the necessity for Pharmacy Compliance evaluations and gave examples of incorrect billing, Fraud Waste and Abuse, and DEA issues regarding Diversion of controlled substances. 
Pharmacy Technician Jun 2006Dec 2013 Carlsbad Central Services (Aka Carlsbad, California
  • Worked with many insurance plans introducing Clinical Programs such as Medication Therapy Management (MTM). Made appointments for patients to be more knowledgeable of their prescription medications as well as over the OTC medications and medical conditions.

  • Coordinated with Clinical Specialists to schedule appointments for MTM, Health screenings and immunizations.

  • Briefly filled compliance packaging prescriptions for patients through Daily Med pharmacy (Sub-group of Carlsbad Central Services)

  • Contributed valuable input to help build the SharePoint Clinical Program System we use today for MTM and Clinical Program appointments.
Licensed Pharmacy Technician Nov 1990Jun 2006 Sav-On Drugs San Diego, CA
  • Process and fill prescriptions under pharmacist supervision, per state law, while remaining knowledgeable on most insurance plans and their guidelines.

  • Maintain extensive knowledge of pharmaceutical terminology as well as medications and their generic equivalents.

  • Participate in meetings with retailers to determine best pharmaceutical vendors, suppliers and manufacturers.

  • Responsible for the return of slow moving medications and expired medications.

  • Communicated directly with doctors' offices via telephone, fax and email. 

  • Led a team of Pharmacy Technician and clerks to travel to stores with high Inventory stock and trained them to use the computer software to help control their Inventory and return unused medications or transfer medications to other pharmacies to lower their Inventory stock.
High School Diploma Jul 1990 Fitch Senior High School Groton, CT
No degree/some college courses taken Palomar College San Marcos, CA
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Previous Companies:

  • Gelsons Pharmacy
  • Haggen Food and Pharmacy
  • SavOn Pharmacy

Previous Job Positions:

  • Certified Pharmacy Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Licensed Pharmacy Technician


  • Fitch Senior High School
  • Palomar College

Level of Education:

  • High School Diploma

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