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Amy Hedrick

Freelance Writer & Newsletter Writer

Location:Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States
2 Skills
Amy R. Hedrick
Harrisonburg, Virginia

Experience: Pharmacy Technician, CVS Pharmacy
October 2011
• Greeting and assisting customers
• Pulling completed prescription medications and completing the sale to the patient
• Running the cash register
• Updating patient profiles in the master computer system
• Pulling medication stock bottles and filling prescriptions
Externship, Medicap Pharmacy
March 2010 – April 2010
• Checked in inventory, stocked shelves
• Received prescriptions from patients
• Filled prescriptions
• Reconstituted antibiotic suspensions
• Performed monthly count of Schedule II medications
• Checked stock expiration dates
Telephone Operator, Rockingham Memorial Hospital
March 2007 – November 2008
• Answered incoming calls on a multi-line switchboard
• Connected callers to patient’s rooms
• Paged on-call physicians for emergency and non-emergency calls
• Made overhead announcements as needed
Records Clerk, City of Harrisonburg Police Department
September 2004 – August 2005
• Entered police officers incident reports and accident reports into computer database
• Entered warrant information into the State and National databases
• Checked serial numbers on firearms to ensure they were not stolen or used in a crime
• Assisted citizens needing records checks and fingerprinting for employment
911 Dispatcher, City of Harrisonburg
Police Department: January 2004 – August 2004
Fire and Rescue: September 1992 – January 2004
• Answered all incoming 911 calls for Harrisonburg and Rockingham County
• Dispatched necessary units to the scene of incidents to aid the public
• Monitored multi-channel radio
• Gave life saving medical instructions over the phone prior to arrival of emergency personnel
• Voluntarily worked numerous high stress events including hurricanes, floods, and blizzards
• Prioritized incidents in a constantly changing field of emergency and non-emergency calls
Volunteer Coordinator, Rockingham County Department of Fire and Rescue
August 2001 – December 2003
• Responsible for recruitment and retention of volunteer fire and rescue personnel
• Planned a local Memorial Service for the victims of September 11, 2001
• Began an awards ceremony to honor our local fire and rescue personnel
• Put together a Volunteer Appreciation Day for local fire and rescue personnel
• Organized fire and rescue participation in Massanutten’s Autumn Peak each fall
* Wrote and edited a monthly newsletter for area emergency personnel: volunteer and career

Interests: Research: World War II, medicine (past and present)
Reading, writing, creating art, education at all levels

Education: National College, April 2009 – May 2010
Pharmacy Technician Diploma with high honors

James Madison University, August 1988 – May 1992
BA in Communications Arts, minor in Criminal Justice, *** laude
Skills (2) Rating
Newsletter Writing