LAYLANI MACARAEG, BSPharmPharmacist-In-Charge/Director of Pharmacy
Laylani Macaraeg is the Pharmacist-in-Charge (PIC)/Director of Pharmacy of our Nevada location since 2013. She is the definition of an inspiring woman influenced by her large family and the values that she acquired growing up. Laylani is very intelligent, a knowledge seeker, and is always determined to learn new things. She is not only passionate about her work with the patients she serves, but she is also very caring and loyal. When it comes to the health and well-being of her patients, she leaves nothing to chance. Laylani treats QHI as if it were her own business and that is evident in the dedication she has portrays as being the PIC. Receiving her Bachelor of Pharmacy from PWU in 1991, she became the owner of her own pharmacy business at just 19 years old. When she first moved to California, Laylani volunteered at Balboa Medical Hospital through the American Red Cross. In 2000, she earned her Associates of Science Degree in Nursing from Southwestern College where she did internships at Kaiser Permanente, Sharp Hospital, and Paradise Valley Hospital. Shortly after, in 2002, she attended the Doctor of Pharmacy program from Midwestern University.
Along her medical journey, Laylani has also completed accounting courses at CSN and as well as the Century 21 Real Estate Education and Training Program for Nevada. She has been a Nevada Licensed Pharmacist since 1998, and additionally, she is currently a Registered Pharmacist in other states including Arizona, Idaho, and Texas. Laylani brings 27 years of pharmaceutical experience to our company. Her professional background includes: major retail chains, long term care, and hospital pharmacies, including experience in the Emergency Room, Intensive-Care Unit, Cardiac Care Unit, Labor & Delivery, Medical Surgical Unit, and In-Patient IV Unit. During her 27 years of caring for patients she has worked as a pharmacist as well as a manager at several well-appointed pharmacies including: Payless Pharmacy, Capstone Clinical Pharmacy, Kaiser Permanente, Rite Aid, CVS Pharmacy, Walgreens, Green Valley Meds, MedCo, Walmart Pharmacy, PharMerica, Spectrum Pharmacy, and at UMC. Her genuine care for patients, natural leadership, loyalty, and dedication has been the catalyst for the success and growth of the QHI Nevada location.