Pharmacy Technician

Kenneth W. Garrett, CPhT

3058 Tara Murphy Drive, Henderson, NV   89044     I     (702) 423-9810     I     kennyzzmail@gmail.com

 

Objective: To join a company where my skills, training and proven accomplishments can contribute to and grow with the company’s strategic plans, goals and direction.

 

 

Education: 

Licensed by NV Dept Of Education – Substitute                LIC# 0000106458               05/2015 – 05/2018

CPhT                                                                                          Cert# 10049868                   05/2014 – 05/2018

PBMCT                 Pharmacy Benefit Management                                                          02/2016 – 02/2018 

Everest College   (ASHP accreditation)                                   4.0 GPA                             City of Industry, CA

Pharmacy Technician Diploma – 760 hr curriculum                                                             12/2013

Licensed by California State Board of Pharmacy         LIC# TCH 136569               11/2013 – 10/2017

Licensed by Nevada State Board of Pharmacy             LIC# PT 15465                     01/2014 – 10/2016

Certificates obtained:  CPR / AED, First Aid, OSHA, HIPAA

 

University of Phoenix                                                                   3.32 GPA                              Fullerton, CA

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration                                                            09/1989 - 06/1991

 Pharmaceutical Skills:

 

  • Ability to perform flow rates, IV solutions, Aseptic technique.
  • Knowledge of brand / generic names and classifications, automated systems.
  • Processing prescription orders and refills.
  • Filling ADM’s, (Pyxis MedStation 3500) and labeling medications.
  • Medical abbreviations and terminology.
  • Allegations, fill unit dose cassettes.
  • Skilled at IV and TPN math calculations.
  • Mixing and drawing IV’s and TPN’s.
  • Pharmaceutical abbreviations.
  • Chemotherapy processes and procedures.
  • Inventory control processes and procedures.

Administrative Skills: 

  • Verbal and written communication excellence, monetary management.
  • Knowledge of Inventory management.
  • Used Pharmacy management software.
  • Alpha and numeric filing.
  • Appointment scheduling.
  • Warm and friendly telephone techniques.
  • Minimum 46 wpm with 98% accuracy.
  • Microsoft Word™, Excel™, PowerPoint™.
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, computer literate.
  • Inputs patient data and medical orders into a computer system.
  • Ability to write clear, comprehensive and grammatically correct documents.

 

 

10yr Work History:

 

Expert Global Solutions (EGS)     Prior Authorization Department                                                Las Vegas, NV

Prior Authorization Technician                                                                                                          09/2015- 06/2016

  • Full  time.
  • Responsible for completing inbound / outbound calls to / from patients, physicians and pharmacists while ensuring a high level of accuracy and maximizing productivity.
  • Resolve claim issues for patients, pharmacists and doctor’s offices.
  • Constantly meet established productivity, schedule and quality standards while maintaining a good attendance record.
  • Pharmacy / prescription data entry experience.
  • Familiarity with computer and Windows PC applications.
  • Ability to learn new and complex computer system applications.
  • Provide quality customer service to callers.

 

 Smiths Food and Drug Store        Pharmacy                                                                            Henderson, NV

Pharmacy Technician I                                                                                                                  01/2014-04/2014

  • Part time ( maximum of 20 hrs per week).
  • Assisted the Pharmacist(s) and fellow technicians.
  • Learned to enter patient, insurance and order information into computer.
  • Provided quality customer service to patients.
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and requests, ran the cash register.
  • Filled prescription orders, packaged and delivered to Pharmacist for verification.
  • Delivered medications to customers.
  • Was learning the Smiths Pharmacy software package.

 

Kaiser Permanente         Main Inpatient Pharmacy                                                             Downey, CA

240 hour Clinical Externship                                                                                                10/2013-11/2013

  • Assisted the Pharmacists using proper Aseptic techniques; sanitized hood.
  • Prepared IV and TPN medications for PICU, NICU, PED’s, ER and adults under Pharmacist supervision.
  • Helped deliver medication to nursing stations, filled cassettes and ADM’s (Pyxis MedStation 3500).
  • Removed out of date items from inventory, restocked shelves and supplies.
  • Prepared crash carts promptly and accurately.

 

 

Servisair, LLC                      Aviation Ground Services                                                             El Segundo, CA

Aircraft Fueler / Recap Fuel Clerk                                                                                             09/2012-03/2013

  • Input data from 300+ fuel slips into an Excel spreadsheet, emailed daily reports to upper management and clients.
  • Fueled American Eagle jet aircraft at LAX.

 

 

ECO Properties                 Real Estate Office                                                                            Henderson, NV

Member of Sales Staff and National Association of Realtors                                      08/2009-08/2011

  • To sell, lease, rent 1-4 unit properties in the state of Nevada.

 

 

D.R. Horton                        New Home Builder                                                                          Henderson, NV

Accounting Asst, Purchasing Asst, On-Site Administrator                                            12/2000-12/2008

  • Did accounts payable and sent purchase orders on AS400 computer system.
  • Managed daily field office issues.
  • Responded to homeowner concerns;
  • Trained new administrators
  • Initiated and conducted monthly meetings with upper management.
  • Office liaison for requests, customer complaints and/or inquiries.
  • Coordinated and assisted in problem solving involving the clerical and/or administrative office procedures function in accordance with management instructions.
  • Composed sensitive correspondence and reports utilizing PC based word processing and/or spreadsheet applications.
  • Ordered forms and supplies for sales offices and administrative trailers.
  • Prioritized assignments and met deadlines established by manager(s).
  • Performed various office and clerical functions.
  • Troubleshot office equipment and scheduled maintenance and repairs.
  • ID#: 98031
  • Location: Henderson, NV , 89044

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