Whitney Owens

Whitney Owens

Work History

Work History
May 2010 - Present

QA Pharmacy Technician

Department of Veterans Affairs

Acts an advocate for veterans to assure the appropriate needs and benefits are met

Completes monthly and quarterly audits needed to assess quality of care given to veteran patient

Created yearly cost saving initiatives resulting in over $100,000.00 in savings

Audit monthly spending reports to find savings through unused resources

Responsible for service recovery opportunities for pharmacy service

Feb 2007 - Apr 2010

Home Care Specialist

Advanced Home Care

Completed medical equipment, respiratory, and home health referrals at local hospitals

Assessed for the appropriate services for patients in the home setting prior to discharge

Informed patients on therapies to be provided

Marketed to referral sources for new and continued business

Jan 2006 - Jan 2007

Certified Pharmacy Technician

Principle Pharmacy Group

Prepared Intravenous Therapy for patients

Maintained Medicine Automation System for nursing staff to administer medications to patient

Documented inventory of all Controlled and Non-Controlled Pharmacy Items

Entered Physician orders for Pharmacist approval

Sep 2004 - Jan 2006

Pharmacy Technician

Jim Myers Drug- Capstone

Entered medication records into computer for Pharmacist approval

Quality checked orders for accuracy

Ensured customer satisfaction

Dec 2000 - Feb 2005

Pharmacy Technician

Rite Aid Pharmacy

Upheld customer satisfaction through direct interaction

Filled prescriptions for pharmacist approval

Ordered medications and materials for store

Helped customers with over the counter needs.

Education

Education
Aug 2012 - Present

In Progress

University of Alabama
Aug 2003 - May 2005

University of Alabama

Goals

Graduate from the University of Alabama with a degree in Food and Nutrition.

Pursue becoming a Registered Dietitian upon graduation and continuing my career with the federal government serving veterans.