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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Seasoned Clinical Pharmacist with 25 plus years of experience working in a 250 + bed hospital, adept at providing evidence-based recommendations to physicians. Proficient in reporting, documentation and compliance guidelines. Focused on maintaining current knowledge of therapeutic options. Proven track record of success in roles requiring both highly clinical interventions and working up Med Surg, Critical Care and Trauma patients, as well as conducting order entry and verification in the centralized pharmacy. Profound clinical acumen and able to oversee a variety of initiatives including IV to PO conversion, ensuring proper renal dosing, streamlining antibiotics, preforming vancomycin and aminoglycoside pharmacokinetics, anticoagulation management & dosing, medication reconciliation, patient counseling and others.

Skills
  • Pharmaceutical & IV Compounding and Sterility
  • Patient education & counseling
  • Clinical & acute applications and care
  • Medication Reconciliation
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Anticoagulation Dosing
  • Pharmacokinetic Dosing of Aminoglycosides and Vancomycin
Work History
Acute Care Clinical Pharmacist, 10/1995 to Current
Geisinger Ransom, PA,
  • Process and verify electronic physicians' orders in both centralized and decentralized settings
  • Prepare IV solutions and medications including chemotherapy
  • Check intravenous preparations, IV batches and drug repackaging by technicians
  • Complete clinical activities such as IV to PO conversions, renal dosing, antibiotic streamlining, anticoagulation dosing and management, vancomycin and aminoglycoside kinetic dosing
  • Review patient profiles for drug-drug and drug-disease interactions
  • Review patient profiles for accuracy and appropriateness of therapy
  • Participates in Critical Care rounds as part of the interdisciplinary Critical Care Team
  • Participated in Trauma rounds with the interdisciplinary Trauma Team
  • Completes Congestive Heart Failure Consults
  • Monitor and enter flu and pneumococcal vaccines
  • Review and enter TPNs' with physician and order in CAPS
  • Enhanced therapeutic monitoring using THERA-Doc program
  • Educates patients on possible drug interactions, potential side effects and explained how to properly take medicine.
  • Partnered with physicians and other members of healthcare team to optimize patient care through effective use of medications.
  • Advised physicians on how to properly dose medications.
  • Presents Pharmacy information to nurses quarterly at Nursing Skills Day
  • Pharmacy Powerpoint presentation to new hire nurses at Nursing Orientation
  • Reconciliation of Omnicell Exception Report
  • MIDAS review and Patient Safety review
  • Presentation of Pharmacy as a Profession at local high school Career Days.
Hospital Pharmacist, 06/1992 to 10/1995
Lee Health Punta Gorda, FL,
  • Verified safety and accuracy of physician orders.
  • Dispensed and procured medicinal products and supplies used in hospital.
  • Responded to queries regarding dosages, indications and drug availability.
  • Stayed up-to-date on pharmacy regulations, treatments and developments in industry research.
  • Provided consultations and answered inquiries from patients, healthcare professionals and physicians regarding drugs, potential side effects and specified use.
  • Advised patients on medication side effects and contraindications and explained how to properly take medicine.
  • Participated as a member of Chemotherapy interdisciplinary team rounding on inpatients, preparation of chemotherapy and maintenance of patient chemo records
  • Participated as a member of interdisciplinary team rounding in NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit)
  • Reviewed charts, dispensed weekly medications and participated in weekly rounds of patients in the Inpatient Mental Health Units
  • Reviewed charts, dispensed weekly medications and provided counseling to patients in the Skilled Care Step Down Unit
Retail Pharmacist, Per Diem, 06/1992 to 10/1995
Geisinger Sacramento, PA,
  • Entered orders into database, verified insurance and prepared medications.
  • Educated patients about possible drug interactions and gave special administration instructions.
  • Adhered to established rules, ethical standards and codes of professional conduct conducive to positive learning atmosphere.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
Retail Pharmacist, Per Diem, 06/1992 to 10/1995
Geisinger Tunkhannock, PA,
  • Entered orders into database, verified insurance and prepared medications.
  • Educated patients about possible drug interactions and gave special administration instructions.
  • Adhered to established rules, ethical standards and codes of professional conduct conducive to positive learning atmosphere.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Pharmacy, Expected in 05/1995
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Temple University - Philadelphia, PA
GPA:
Accomplishments
  • Assisted in developing and updating a Nursing Orientation powerpoint presentation for new hired nurses.
  • Assisted in developing education material for quarterly Nursing Skills Days
  • Poster at ASHP Midyear, EPOGEN: Doses and Cost Analysis
Certifications
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Anticoagulation Dosing
  • Pharmacokinetic Dosing of Aminoglycosides and Vancomycin
  • BLS Certified
  • MTM Pharmacist Certified
  • IV Compounding and Sterility
  • Act 153 Child Abuse History Clearance
Committees
  • VTE Committee
  • SCIP Committee
  • Falls Committee
  • Nutrition Support Committee

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School Attended
  • Temple University
Job Titles Held:
  • Acute Care Clinical Pharmacist
  • Hospital Pharmacist
  • Retail Pharmacist, Per Diem
  • Retail Pharmacist, Per Diem
Degrees
  • Bachelor of Science

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