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Samina Ahmed RPh

Experienced Registered Pharmacist in New York and Illinois

Chicago, IL

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• Registered Pharmacist in the states of New York and Illinois 
• 12 years of experience in high-volume pharmacies and independent pharmacies 
• Skillset includes: Compounding, Immunizations, Parenterals (IVs), Medication Therapy Management, Pharmaceutical Databases, Blood Pressure and Diabetic Testing

Work Experience

Staff Pharmacist

Walgreen Co. Amytiville
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Hempstead, NY
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August 2001 to Present

* Provided Medication Therapy Management services. Evaluated drug orders and patient medication records to resolve conflicts with: known allergies, drug/therapy contraindications, reasonable dose, duration of use, and route of administration. Assisted in OTC and device selections. 
* Dispensed an average of 800 prescriptions on a daily basis with a team of 3 pharmacists. 
* Counsel patients on how to administer medications and recommended generic alternatives. Conducted drug regimen reviews. 
* Added new Compounding facility to pharmacy. Compounded: capsules, lozenges, lollipops, suppositories, liquids, ointments, and creams. 
* Administered vaccinations to patients. 
* Managed order entry and prescription verification. 
* Managed inventory in a high volume store. 
* Mentored/Trained new-hire Pharmacists, Pharmacy Interns, and Technicians. 
* Billing and resolve coverage matters with insurance companies and Physicians.

Staff Pharmacist

Square Pharmacy
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Queens, NY
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August 2001 to Present

• Dispensed an average of 200 prescriptions per day 
• Counsel patients on administering medications and generic alternatives. Checked prescriptions for potential side effects and advised on OTC interactions/selection. 
• Managed inventory and staff in a family owned Pharmacy

Contract Pharmacist

Square Pharmacy
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Queens, NY
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August 2001 to Present

• Dispensed an average of 150 prescriptions per day 
• Counsel patients on administering medications and generic alternatives. Checked prescriptions for potential side effects and advised on OTC interactions/selection.

Pharmacy Intern

Walgreen Co. Amytiville
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Hempstead, NY
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May 2000 to August 2001

* Monitored, evaluated, and implemented prescription drug orders under the supervision of a licensed Pharmacist. 
* Billing and resolve coverage matters with insurance companies and Physicians

Education

Bachelor of Pharmacy

St. John's University -
Queens, NY

2001

Skills

Compounding, Immunizations, Parenterals (IVs), Medication Therapy Management, Pharmaceutical Databases, Blood Pressure and Diabetic Testing

Additional Information

Pakistani American Pharmaceutical Association (PAPA) – Public Relations Officer. Executive Board Member