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Clinical Pharmacists work in health care facilities and interact with medical professionals and patients. Typical sample resumes for Clinical Pharmacists list duties such as maintaining drug inventories, making sure that patients take the treatment, offering consultancy on drug effects, monitoring treatment progress, and updating records. A successful example resume for Clinical Pharmacist should showcase pharmacy expertise, customer service skills, organization, attention to details, teamwork, and good communication abilities. Candidates should hold a state license and have finished the doctoral pharmacy program.

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Clinical Pharmacist

Provided clinical and technical information to patients, nurses, and physicians regarding contents, utilization, therapeutic actions, adverse reactions or interactions of drugs.

  • Assessed the desired outcome of chosen therapy and intervene when appropriate.
  • Implemented and maintained Lead-Time Process for Pharmacy Department resulting in improved percentage rates for policy compliance.
  • Conducted In-service training for clinical and support staff on new and updated policies and procedures.
  • Assisted in daily management of pharmacy staff.
  • Recognized as Employee of the 1st Quarter, 2004.
  • Recognized as Employee of the 3rd Quarter, 2000.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
2

Clinical Pharmacist

Implemented Medical Home Model (MHM). Within MHM, participated in outreach, CDM and chronic opioid management resulting in increased patient satisfaction, quality of care and optimal drug therapy.

  • Assisted primary care teams in CDM through effective communication with patients and other care team members to get patients to clinically significant goals.
  • Implemented Medicare Medication Therapy Management Program by performing "targeted" and "comprehensive" medication reviews to decrease cost and provide optimal drug therapy for patients.
  • Decreased hospital readmission rates and increased patient medication compliance by performing hospital medication reconciliation reviews.
  • Interviewed new members for providers and recommended changes to optimize drug therapy.
  • Acted as liaison between pharmacy and primary care/specialty departments as well as helping to cover the needs for the pharmacy. These responsibilities include remote computer assistance, production and distribution (front line).
  • Supported primary care and specialty teams in meeting or exceeding Medication Use Management and Group Health endorsed clinical quality goals (reduced high risk medication use in the elderly, increased formulary medication use).
  • Managed drug shortages or clinical safety issues in collaboration with Pharmacy Manager.
  • Educated pharmacy staff, nurses and physicians on current drug information.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
PharmD
Health Sciences
3

Clinical Pharmacist

Manage and coordinate activities in preparing and dispensing of IV admixtures in compliance with USP 797 guidelines for both adult and pediatric patient populations of the hospital.

  • Prepared and dispensed chemotherapeutic agents, TPNs, and specialty pharmaceuticals. Experience with Baxa EM2400 compounder.
  • Member, Institutional Review Board, Duke University Medical Center. Primary reviewer of new protocols and renewals spanning a variety of research protocols involving human subjects.
  • Member, Formulary and Informatics Committee, Department of Pharmacy.
  • Developed and maintained lean inventory system in the division that resulted in 45% reduction in cost of inventory over one year after implementation. The work is accepted for publication in American Journal of Hospital Pharmacy.
Candidate Info
30
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Pharmacy
MS
Pharmacy
PhD
Microbiology (immunology As Specialization)
4

Clinical Pharmacist/supervisor

Supervised the electronic prescription department and phone operators to improve work-flow and optimize production

  • Created and updated clinical charts for staff use
  • Mediated a Board of Pharmacy approved technician training program for licensure
  • Designed competency examinations for hiring purposes and to keep pharmacy technicians up to date on key pharmacy knowledge
  • Communicated regularly with physicians, nurses, medical assistants, and insurance companies to improve medication adherence and patient outcomes
  • Increased pharmacy profit margins by helping patients switch to therapeutically equivalent and more cost-effective generic drugs
  • Verified prescriptions for appropriate dosage, drug interactions, allergies, and contraindications before dispensing medications to maximize patient safety
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
5

Clinical Pharmacist

Monitored and adjusted medication dosages for patients on CRRT, HD, renal failure, and hepatic failure, working in close collaboration with nephrologists.

  • Conducted rounds with physicians in the ICU, presenting medications and recommendations to ensure optimal outcomes.
  • Collaborated with other staff, including neurologists, and infectious disease specialists, to develop dosing based on pharmacokinetics and make adjustments based on levels.
  • Worked with medical team in determining best, evidence-based medical treatments for complex infections and disease states.
  • Coordinated the Hospital's central pharmacy, reviewing and profiling medication orders for NICU, well baby nursery, labor and delivery, and ante- and postpartum.
  • Recommended alternative therapies when drug-drug or drug-disease interactions existed.
  • Provided CE courses for nursing staff, delivered presentations as a member of the diabetic education team, as well as seminars on medications.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Pharmacy Studies
Pharmacy Studies
6

Clinical Pharmacist

Worked on patients who were consulted to our vancomycin and aminoglycoside dosing service.

  • Reviewed patients on our antibiotic stewardship service and provided appropriate recommendations.
  • Daily review of IV to PO antibiotics as well as renally adjusting medications.
  • Provided drug information consultations as requested by physicians as well as other health care team members.
  • Staffed Central, Operating room as well as ICU pharmacies. Performed order entry activities as well as supervised technical personnel.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
7

Clinical Pharmacist

Provided clinical counseling for patients concerning their unique drug therapy regimen

  • Clinically evaluated and reported any Adverse Drug Events to pharmaceutical companies or to the Federal Drug Administration
  • Provided specialized care for patients diagnosed with complex chronic conditions such as: Cancer, Hepatitis C, HIV/AIDS, MS, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriasis and Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Performed quality reviews on all orders sent to Quality Assurance
  • Maintain working knowledge of changes in pharmacy practice including laws and drugs
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
8

Clinical Pharmacist

Executed assistance in all aspects of policy and procedure development.

  • Supervised and managed entire Pharmacy Operations.
  • Tracked results and implemented procedures to reduce cost and increase profit.
  • Administered, compounded and dispensed medications for inpatient use.
  • Monitored labs daily and communicated effective recommendations to physician staff.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
9

Clinical Pharmacist - Pharmacy Manager

Closely supervised and monitored the overall aspect of pharmacy operations, including budgeting, employee payroll, customer satisfaction evaluation, inventory maintenance, profit and loss statements disclosure, payments reconciliation, and insurance-related interactions.

  • Improved drug-inventory management system to reduce waste and eliminate back orders.
  • Counseled patients, filled prescriptions, and communicated with health care professionals and insurance companies regarding patient care and proper medication.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in handling the entire aspect of drug dispensing. Administered pharmaceutical preparations, controlled substances, and maintained institution's perpetual inventory in accordance to state and federal regulations.
  • Supervised all activities of technicians and ancillary staff.
  • Conducted performance reviews and continuous evaluation of technicians and pharmacist.
  • Maintained control and security of all drugs. Practiced pharmacy within all applicable legal state and federal laws and requirements
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Business Administration
PharmD
Clinical Rotations
10

Clinical Pharmacist

ICU rounding pharmacist

  • Routinely communicated with providers to influence the use of formulary medications in compliance with clinical protocols, target drug initiatives and pre-authorized therapeutic substitutions. Documented all clinical interventions using approved forms.
  • Prepared and quality-checked IV admixtures and parenteral medications using aseptic technique, and utilizing appropriate precautions when working with cytotoxic drugs.
  • Ensured appropriate medication reached the patient in the correct form and dose
  • Oversaw and directed pharmacy technician staff
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Pharmacy

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