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Andrea Taylor

Fredericksburg,VA

Summary

Seasoned Pharmacy Technician with 8+ years of experience and strong leadership skills. Well-versed in all aspects of pharmacy operation. Expert in filling prescriptions within fast-paced, high-volume settings.

Overview

12
12
years of professional experience
1
1
Certification

Work History

Pharmacy Technician

Mary Washington Healthcare
Fredericksburg , VA
2023.05 - Current
  • Ensured compliance with all federal, state, local laws and company policies related to pharmacy operations.
  • Maintained daily inventory of pharmaceuticals and ensured proper storage conditions.
  • Organized work areas so that everything was easily accessible when needed.
  • Prepared medications for dispensing by counting, pouring, labeling, and verifying doses.
  • Reported any discrepancies or errors in medication ordering or filling processes immediately to the pharmacist on duty.
  • Collaborated with other healthcare professionals such as nurses or physicians regarding drug therapies or treatments for patients.
  • Restocked shelves with new supplies of medications as needed.
  • Assisted in training new employees on pharmacy procedures.
  • Checked expiration dates on medications to ensure that only unexpired products were dispensed.
  • Assisted pharmacists in compounding sterile products according to state regulations.
  • Retrieved medication from shelves based on physician orders and delivered them to pharmacists for review.
  • Teamed with peers, technicians and pharmacists to prioritize and complete orders.
  • Interpreted and processed medication orders under supervision of pharmacist.
  • Inspected medication storage locations to monitor drug expiration dates and supply adequate inventory.
  • Maintained pharmacological practices by checking drug inventory, stocking medications and monitoring supplies.
  • Liaised with pharmacist to measure and prepare medication doses and packaging and label prescriptions.
  • Answered telephones to respond to questions or requests.
  • Cleaned and maintained equipment or work areas according to prescribed methods.
  • Maintained proper storage and security conditions for drugs.
  • Stored hazardous chemicals safely in compliance with safety regulations.
  • Monitored expiration dates of all compounds and raw materials used in compounding process.
  • Conducted daily maintenance tasks such as cleaning the work area, washing glassware and autoclaving instruments.
  • Reconstituted bulk powders into oral suspensions following established protocols.
  • Prepared patient-specific prescriptions for compounding according to physician orders.
  • Verified accuracy of all prepared products before dispensing.
  • Ensured that all IV admixture solutions are prepared in accordance with the safety guidelines established by the hospital pharmacy department.
  • Monitored expiration dates on all supplies used in compounding and restocked when necessary.
  • Provided technical support to other pharmacy personnel as needed during peak times or periods of high workloads.
  • Participated in continuing education programs related to new developments in IV therapy protocols and procedures.
  • Adhered strictly to all policies and procedures governing sterile compounding practices within the facility.
  • Transferred medication from vials to sterile, disposable syringes using aseptic techniques.
  • Received and stored incoming supplies and informed supervisors of stock needs and shortages.

Medical Scribe

Fredericksburg ENT
Frederick , VA
2022.12 - 2023.05
  • Assisted with special projects related to quality improvement initiatives as assigned.
  • Provided clerical support to physicians during office hours, including scheduling follow-up appointments and ordering supplies as needed.
  • Performed data entry of patient information, including demographics, vital signs, lab results, and other pertinent information.
  • Observed examinations and procedures performed by physicians to document findings accurately in the EMR system.
  • Compiled referrals for specialist appointments with appropriate documentation attached.
  • Assisted physicians in patient care by transcribing and entering orders into the Electronic Medical Record system.
  • Processed prescription refill requests according to protocol.
  • Ensured proper coding of diagnoses and procedures on billing forms before submitting them for payment.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in use of software programs utilized within healthcare setting.
  • Verified accuracy of dictated reports prior to release for physician review.
  • Maintained confidentiality of all patient information according to HIPAA regulations.
  • Followed clinicians throughout shift in high-volume, busy environments.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of terminology for multiple medical specialties, consistently seeking ongoing training to expand and maintain knowledge base.
  • Evaluated charts, documents and orders and made timely corrections.
  • Informed doctor of urgent patient needs per nursing progress notes.
  • Prepared and sent patient documentation to physician for review and approval via authentication of detailed data entry and facility-specific procedures.

Pharmacy Technician

CVS Pharmacy
Glen Burnie , MD
2012.08 - 2022.09
  • Verified accuracy of medication labels before they were dispensed to customers.
  • Monitored inventory levels of commonly used drugs and placed orders when necessary.
  • Ensured compliance with all federal, state, local laws and company policies related to pharmacy operations.
  • Kept accurate records of controlled substances received and dispensed in accordance with DEA regulations.
  • Maintained daily inventory of pharmaceuticals and ensured proper storage conditions.
  • Managed filing of prescriptions, both electronically and manually.
  • Received payment from customers and processed credit card transactions when necessary.
  • Organized work areas so that everything was easily accessible when needed.
  • Prepared medications for dispensing by counting, pouring, labeling, and verifying doses.
  • Reported any discrepancies or errors in medication ordering or filling processes immediately to the pharmacist on duty.
  • Collaborated with other healthcare professionals such as nurses or physicians regarding drug therapies or treatments for patients.
  • Provided customer service to patients by answering questions about medications and health-related topics.
  • Resolved customer complaints in a timely manner while maintaining professionalism at all times.
  • Provided education materials about medications to patients upon request.
  • Restocked shelves with new supplies of medications as needed.
  • Assisted in training new employees on pharmacy procedures.
  • Checked expiration dates on medications to ensure that only unexpired products were dispensed.
  • Performed data entry for patient profiles, billing information and prescription orders into the pharmacy software system.
  • Assisted pharmacists in compounding sterile products according to state regulations.
  • Retrieved medication from shelves based on physician orders and delivered them to pharmacists for review.
  • Teamed with peers, technicians and pharmacists to prioritize and complete orders.
  • Created new customer profiles and updated demographics, allergies and new medications in pharmacy computer systems.
  • Assisted pharmacist with clearing high volume of prescriptions and responded to customer questions.
  • Refilled medications, offered insight into over-the-counter products and verified insurance benefits.
  • Verified prescriptions and drug labels, documents and packages.
  • Prepared prescription transfers to other pharmacies.
  • Transmitted claims to insurance companies for payment and reconciled EOBs.
  • Liaised with pharmacist to measure and prepare medication doses and packaging and label prescriptions.
  • Improved inventory management procedures to reduce overhead, backorders and overstock.
  • Flagged potential side effects and allergies to prescribed medications for patients.
  • Ordered, labeled and counted stock of medications and entered inventory data into computer.

Education

Some College (No Degree) - General Studies

Wallace Community College Selma
Selma, AL

Skills

  • Drug Inventory Management
  • Billing support
  • Prescription Filling
  • Insurance Billing
  • Workflow Optimization
  • Order Verification
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • FDA compliance
  • Drug Inventory Control
  • Medication Dispensing
  • Supply Restocking
  • Dosage Form Preparation
  • Ordering and stocking medications
  • Point of sale systems proficiency
  • Proper labeling procedures
  • Quality assurance and control
  • Labeling prescriptions
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Stocking shelves
  • Team Collaboration
  • Processing payments
  • Pharmacy Law Compliance
  • Pharmacy operations
  • HIPAA
  • Resolving customer issues
  • Pharmaceutical Calculations
  • Compounding Techniques
  • FDA Drug Safety Guidelines
  • Labeling Accuracy
  • IV Pack Preparation
  • Inventory Tracking
  • IV Supply Restocking

Certification

  • Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)
  • Licensed Pharmacy Technician - 2025

Timeline

Pharmacy Technician

Mary Washington Healthcare
2023.05 - Current

Medical Scribe

Fredericksburg ENT
2022.12 - 2023.05

Pharmacy Technician

CVS Pharmacy
2012.08 - 2022.09

Some College (No Degree) - General Studies

Wallace Community College Selma
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)
  • Licensed Pharmacy Technician - 2025
Andrea Taylor