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Hospital Pharmacists work in healthcare facilities and interact directly with healthcare personnel and patients. These professionals perform duties like providing medication to patients, maintaining stocks, advising patients regarding drug effects, answering to inquiries, and making sure drug regulations are respected. Based on the most successful example resumes, essential qualifications for this role are pharmacology expertise, attention to details, organization, customer service orientation, and good math skills. Employers select resumes displaying state licensure and a finished doctoral pharmacy program.

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1

Clinical Hospital Pharmacist

Ensure safe, efficient, and cost-effective selection, verification and delivery of medications. Perform medication counseling and education for patients, physicians, nurses, and caregivers. Manage the timely dispensing of medications for patients on nursing units, ER, and outpatient clinics. Compound specialized medications as required. Provide drug therapy recommendations and formulary alternatives to healthcare professionals. Carry out drug utilization reviews and evaluations (DURs and DUEs) for drug orders. Evaluate drug prices and recommend lower-cost alternatives. Provide advice to pharmaceutical buyer, and serve as backup buyer on occasion.

  • Reduced costs 26% by initiating an IV to oral medication switch program, and 32% by focusing on automatic renal dosing and therapeutic substitution protocols.
  • Increased cost savings and efficiency by designing dosage spreadsheets to automate dosage calculations, which also eliminated delays in delivering critical medications to nursing units and ER.
  • Streamlined pharmacokinetic and TPN monitoring services, resulting in 48% increase in effective patient handling, by creating new procedures and forms for logging daily activities.
  • Recognized by Human Resources for improving overall department morale and performance. Served as shift supervisor or interim manager during periods of new employee searches.
  • Earned Employee of the Month for superior performance, and recognized on several occasions by patients and staff for excellent customer service.
  • Provided assistance for several clinical drug studies, including GUSTO trial.
Candidate Info
47
years in
workforce
36
years
at this job
BS
Pharmacy
2

Hospital Pharmacist

Verified and processed medication orders and counseled patients on the use of their medications.

  • Organized and held in-services for nurses and other health care providers throughout hospital.
  • Participated in daily house staff rounds and subspecialty rounds.
  • Applied evidence-based medicine within pharmacy operations.
  • Selected to serve as observer of hospital's Drug Information and Formulary Committee.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
MS
Pharmacy Administration
Pharmacy
3

Hospital Pharmacist

Evaluated, processed and prepared medication orders for a wide spectrum of patient populations.

  • Prepared IV admixtures using aseptic technique in accordance with policy and procedure.
  • Established and maintained collaborative relationships with physicians, nursing and other healthcare professionals.
  • Provided drug information to healthcare professionals.
  • Participated in departmental Performance Improvement activities.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Pharmacy
4

Hospital Pharmacist

Consulted with doctors and nurses to evaluate appropriateness of medications

  • Supervised and trained pharmacy technicians regarding oral and IV medications
  • Performed pharmacy director responsibilities as a temporary capacity
  • Counseled inpatients on the use of Coumadin and Lovenox at home
  • Checked technicians' work for accuracy; solved Pyxis and IT issues
  • Verified accuracy of order entry technicians and filled prescriptions
  • Provided drug information to caregivers
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BS
Pharmacy
5

Hospital Pharmacist

Compounded and dispensed all in-patient requisitions, all employee and staff prescriptions, all clinic and specialty prescriptions.

  • Supervised adequate labeling of all medications dispensed from pharmacy.
  • Dispensed, stored, and documented the distribution of all controlled drugs.
  • Supervised and maintained records of all pharmacy transactions.
  • Supervised all activities of pharmacy personnel.
  • Collaborated for in-service teaching and research programs of the hospital.
  • Provided drug information services.
  • Made periodic nursing unit floor inspections.
  • Set pricing and maintained profit margins while increasing customer base.
  • Partnered with managed care facilities, large chain drug stores, and hospital purchasing groups which represented one-third of all the hospital beds in the country to increase profits and set pricing.
  • Created and implemented annual and monthly business plans; researched new business opportunities; aided the field sales force through pricing approvals and on-site sales training.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Pharmacy
BA
Bachelor of Arts
6

Hospital Pharmacist

  • Reviewed and interpreted physicians orders and dispensed medications
  • Monitored drugs therapies and provided accurate and appropriate drug information
  • Supervised and directed support personnel
  • Dispensed and handled record-keeping of controlled substances
  • Conducted Drug Regiment Review on all patients.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
PharmD
Pharmacy
7

Hospital Pharmacist- Pharmacokinetics- Student Pharmacist

  • Evaluated patient profiles to monitor for medications that needed to be renally adjusted based on creatinine clearance
  • Evaluated medical literature that provided an analysis of pharmacokinetic data
  • Reviewed patient profiles for true medication errors
  • Utilized appropriate written and verbal communication skills when providing recommendations to patients and health care professionals
  • Evaluated in specific patient cases, an estimated lean body weight, adjusted body weight, creatinine clearance, and a measured creatinine clearance
  • Reviewed a patient's medical history and drug therapy and assess the indications for drug therapy, the patient's response to therapy, presence or potential for adverse effects, and appropriateness of monitoring
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
months
at this job
BS
Chemistry
Minority Medical Education Program
Summer Undergraduate Research Program- Childrens Hospital Of Phiadelphia Immunology Lab
8

Hospital Pharmacist

Reviewed, interpreted, and processed medication orders. Screened for overdoses, order duplicates, allergies, and medicine incompatibilities. Ensured that all medication had a one-hour turnaround time from time of order to delivery to the nursing unit. Accurately filled prescriptions and medications, verified that all orders by supportive personnel were filled accurately, and maintained accurate inventory.

  • Inspect pharmacy inventory to ensure that drugs, which are outdated and/ or have lost potency are removed from stock and replaced.
  • Prioritized tasks and utilized supportive personnel in most effective manner to ensure adherence to efficient department flow.
  • Observed and supervised the work performance of all supportive personnel to ensure adherence to established standards.
  • Supervised the inventory of pharmacy stock and determined supplies needed/
  • Assure that stock items are used prior to expiration dates.
  • On a daily basis, placed orders with the wholesaler daily as required and in adherence with vendor agreements.
  • Provided drug information to all medical personnel as requested.
  • Performed clinical functions (programs) per the direction of the Pharmacy Manager.
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
9

Hospital Pharmacist

  • Reviewed, processed and dispensed medications according to inpatient physicians' orders and outpatient prescriptions.
  • Actively participated in drug utilization review and medication therapy management in anticoagulation clinic.
  • Provided drug information and patient counseling.
  • Performed extemporaneous compounding, therapeutic drug monitoring (pharmacokinetic), TPN/IV admixture/chemotherapy preparations.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Pharmacy
MS
Pharmacy Administration
10

Hospital Pharmacist

  • Planned and managed all aspects of pharmacy operations for military hospital.
  • Dispensed medications for in-patient and out-patient use.
  • Consulted patients and physicians regarding pharmaceutical prescriptions.
  • Organized and controlled medication inventory.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Pharmacy
MS
Microbiology & Immunology
PhD
Pharmaceutical Science

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