• Greater Atlanta Area,  GA
Kimberly Heard, R.Ph.

Kimberly Heard, R.Ph.

Seasoned Pharmacist focused on Public Health

Work History

Work History

Officer Pharmacist

Jun 2010 - Sep 2014
Andrews Air force Base, MD

Active Duty; Retired. Managed staff of enlisted airmen in outpatient and inpatient settings. Maintained pharmacy inventory, and provided emergency medications on call for wounded soldiers. Provided counseling for patients with focus on drug-drug, drug-food, drug-disease interactions, and medication safety.  Consulted with physicians and health care team on appropriate dose, route, pharmaceutical therapy.  Presented to senior level staff and pharmacy team on selected professional topics.  

Retail Staff Pharmacist

Oct 2007 - May 2010
Walgreen's Pharmacy Company, Greater Atlanta, GA

Performed the following: verifying and filling prescription drugs; counseling physicians, and nurses concerning drug interactions and drug utilization review; counseling patients on drug interactions, and answering other health issues and questions. Analyzes and reviews Medicare prescription drug benefit, Medicare advantage and other insurance programs to assist patient in choosing the best plan. Monitors drug inventory control, supervises pharmacy workflow, and pharmacy technicians..

Long Term Care Pharmacist

Apr 2007 - Oct 2007
Georgia Pharmacy Company, Atlanta, GA

Worked with of a team of pharmacists that serviced several long term care facilities. Monitored inventory of drug orders, checked e-boxes/narcotic boxes/I V boxes, and assisted with technician management. Consulted with nurses on different medication issues and rotated among the pharmacists with on-call duties

Relief Contract Pharmacist, Full time

Jan 2006 - Mar 2007
Hire Dynamics Pharmacy Company; Duluth, GA

Served several pharmacy locations: Ingles, Eckerd’s (Rite-Aid), etc.

Staff Pharmacist, Marietta, GA

Apr 2005 - Dec 2005
Wal-Mart Pharmacy

Verified and filled prescriptions, and performed trouble-shooting of prescriptions. Controlled drug inventory. Consulted with patients, nurses, and physicians on drug therapy and other medical information. Supervised pharmacy technicians.

Contract/Relief Pharmacist, Greater Atlanta, GA

Feb 2002 - Mar 2005
Health Consultants and Pharmacy Staffing Network, Inc; Cardinal Health Staffing(now known as Soliant), Atlanta, GA; Cameron & Company, Lawrenceville, GA.

 Assigned to several different pharmacy practices:

  • REDMOND HOSP. Rome, Ga
  • State Prison pharmacies (Trion, Ga. and Habarsham County, Ga.).
  • ACS STATE HEALTHCARE (PBM Dept.) Alpharetta, Ga.-Consultant to medical teams within different states for analyzing preferred drug list criteria and imputing prior authorizations for non-preferred drugs

Staff Pharmacist, Part time 

Jan 2001 - Feb 2002
Kaiser Permanente Cumberland, Greater Atlanta, GA

 Filled and verified prescriptions, and supervised pharmacy technicians. Counseled patients on drug information/disease states, and consulted with physicians, and nurses on different disease states and drug information.

Staff Pharmacist

Dec 1994 - Dec 2000
Kroger Pharmacy, Greater Atlanta, GA

 Counseled patients on drug information, and disease states. Consulted with physicians, and nurses on drug information, and supervised pharmacy technicians.

Full-Time Staff Pharmacist (temporary)

Apr 1994 - Nov 1994
Veteran's Administration Hospital, Atlanta GA

Verified and filled prescriptions, counseled patients on drug information and disease states, and consulted with physicians, and nurses..

Staff Pharmacist

Oct 1993 - Mar 1994
Kmart Pharmacy, Centre, AL.

Staff Pharmacist, Full-time. Processed and filled prescriptions; counseled patients, and consulted with physicians, and nurses on drug information and disease states.

Pharmacist Intern 

Jun 1993 - Sep 1993
Quality Of Life Health Clinic, Gadsden, AL

Worked under supervision of a licensed pharmacist, and assisted with all pharmacy operations and patient care in order to obtain internship hours for State Board qualifications.

Medical Specialist E-4; Non Commissioned Officer 

Jun 1984 - Apr 1987
US Army, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC

Active Duty; Honorable Discharge

  • Medical Specialist, (E-4). Assisted physicians and nurses with patient care.
  • Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge. Internal Medicine Clinic. Assisted physicians with medical procedures, performed patient care including patient vital signs, and completed clinical organizational tasks.

 

Education

Education

EMPH Student, Prevention Science

Aug 2014 - Present
Emory University, Atlanta, GA

B.Sc Pharmacy

1993
Howard University, Washington, D.C.

Selected Presentation(s)

Hobbies/Skills

  • Licensed Cosmetologist
  • Mary Kay Beauty Consultant
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