Steve Ariens, P.D.   Pharmacist .

Last Updated May 2013



Steven R. Ariens


2241 State St New Albany, IN 47150 (812) 923-3434

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                    Chronic Pain Advocate & Consultant                                                               01/11 - present


Working P/T in a 6 Physician practice. Seeing patients, as office visit. Evaluate patient’spast and current therapy for their chronic pain, anxiety and depression. Make recommendationto Physician as to changes (addition/deletion) to the patient’s therapy or referral out to aspecialist. Review KASPER & INSPECT reports to help verify that patient is not showingaddictive behavior or is a “doctor/pharmacy shopper”.


Relief/Per Diem Pharmacist 06/08-Present


Worked in various practice setting (independent, big box, LTC) mostly as a independentcontractor, thru various temp agencies.


QoL MedsLouisville KY ( )08/07 to 06/08

Opening Pharmacist for this location. Handled all opening/training/stocking of this location.

Contracted service for Seven Counties Services. Potentially providing medications and relatedservices for 20,000 mental health patients on a out patient basis. Advises/interacts with patients,Psychiatrists, Psychologists, ANP, social workers on a person to person, one to one basis.Dollar volume went from zero to annualized basis of ~ five million by May,2008.Setup/maintain perpetual computer inventory control/ordering and producing 30+ inventoryturns per year. Site uses HBS Pharmacy software. Extensive experience with E-prescribing andauto-refill processes. Supervised two pharmacy techs and 3 off-site Clinical MedicationCoordinators. Peak Rx volume 30+ Rxs/hr.


Genoa Healthcare, Jeffersonville, IN (P/T) ( )       03/07 to 08/07

Oversaw two technicians in filling prescriptions, Utilize Prodigy Pharmacy Software, maintaincomputerized perpetual inventory, Interact with on site medical staff (Psychiatrists, Nurses,Psychologists). Pharmacy is situated as a in-house pharmacy for Life Spring outpatient healthservices. Peak volume 30-40Rxs/Hr  



Operations Manager                                                                                            2001-2002

Skin Care Management                                                                      Jeffersonville, IN 47130


 Reported directly to the company President. Installed computer network of 12 stations,improved office space utilization and overall office efficiencies. Improved tracking of deliveryfleet repair and maintenance and tracking of cost of delivery fleet. Implemented GPS trackingof delivery fleet. Advised President on potential/considered acquisition on profitability and fitwithin the current operational structure. Implemented/updated policies and procedures.Oversaw day to day operation







Temporary/Relief Pharmacist                                                                          1996-08/07


Provide relief/temp Pharmacist service in various venues


Founder/President                                                                                                1990 - Present

Consumer’s Corner, Inc                                                                             New Albany, IN 47150


Manage day to day operation, Commercial rental real estate. Interview potential tenants,negotiate leases, work with contractors/subcontractors in maintaining/repairing property


Founder/President                                                                                                      1977 - 1992

Pharmatec Software, Inc                                                                             New Albany, IN 47150


Designed, Marketed, Installed affordable computer software for pharmacies and HomeMedical Equipment companies.


Founder/President                                                                                                      1976 - 1996

Consumer Pharmacy & Homecare                                                             New Albany, IN 47150


Developed business from 1200 sqft and two employees, to 18 employees and 8000 sq ft andexcess of million a year in revenue. Services included: neighborhood community pharmacy,serviced 400 LTC beds, Respiratory/Oxygen, Home IV/pain management, home medicalequipment, orthotics & prosthetics. Developed marketing/advertising programs, managed A/Pand managed staff of four handling A/R and fleet of delivery vehicles.







BS Pharmacy                                                                                                                                  

Butler University                                                                                        Indianapolis, IN 46208


Member Phi Delta Chi Pharmacy Fraternity





       Currently licensed as Pharmacist in Indiana & Kentucky

       Certification as Orthotic/Prosthetic fitter

       Certification in Sterile IV Admixtures procedures

∙Proficient in using current computer technology ( word processor, spreadsheet, email, power point, website design (WebStudio, Corel Draw,Quickbooks )

∙Proficient in establishing efficient workplace flow control and officeautomation

∙Can work on both mentally challenging projects as well as those thatrequire mechanical /hands on solutions

∙Extensive knowledge base of Home Medical Equipment business,Medicare Part B and Part D

       Extensive knowledge in the respiratory and pain management areas.

       Ability to read/understand P&L and balance sheets

       Certified smoking cessation counselor


Other Skills/Hobbies



          Licensed Private Pilot ( Single Engine Land/Instrument/High Performance)

          Certified Scuba Diver

          Woodworking - capable of producing near heirloom quality items


Community/PROFESSIONAL Involvement



          Indiana Pharmacist Alliance - past Board of Directors & Chaired several committees

          National Community Pharmacists Assoc - past steering committee member

          American Red Cross - volunteer

          Habitat for Humanity - volunteer

          American Heart Assoc - Board of Directors (Floyd Co Indiana)

        S.C.O.R.E. ( Senior Core of Retired Executives) - volunteer


        References available on request