Ambulatory Care Pharmacist Resume Example

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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Enthusiastic Ambulatory Care Pharmacist with experience in teaching and implementing a pharmacist run clinic embedded in Internal Medicine which led to four successive pharmacist run clinics in a large health maintenance organization


Doctorate of Pharmacy (PharmD)

American Heart Association CPR certified

Skill Highlights
  • Strong diverse clinical background
  • Excellent communication skills with patients and the healthcare team
  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent teacher/mentor to patients and pharmacy/medical/nursing staff and students
Education and Training
USC School of Pharmacy Los Angeles, California Expected in 2007 : Resident in Pharmacy Practice Ambulatory Care - GPA :
USC School of Pharmacy Los Angeles, California Expected in 2006 PharmD : Doctorate of Pharmacy - GPA :
University of California at Davis Davis, California Expected in 2001 Bachelor of Science : Animal Science - GPA :
Sierra College Rocklin, California Expected in 1999 : Emergency Medical Technician - GPA :
Professional Experience
Aids Healthcare Foundation - Ambulatory Care Pharmacist
Jamaica, NY, 2008 - 04/2013
  • Performed disease state management in anticoagulation, congestive heart failure, pain, medication therapy management, and diabetes/hypertension/dyslipidemia clinics
  • Piloted My Link program which allowed patients to send their blood sugar readings to me for review from the comfort of their home
  • Participated in correcting diagnosis coding for diabetic and asthmatic patients
  • Piloted and assisted in implementing a diabetes/hypertention/dyslipidemia clinic embedded in Internal Medicine which led to the implementation of four successive pharmacist run diabetes/hypertention/dyslipidemia clinics
  • Currently my clinic has expanded to include the disease states above and management of new members (assisting physicians/patients with converting their non-formulary to formulary medications) and medication therapy management (MTM) via telephone and face-to-face appointments, as well as email
  • I also currently teach an insulin start class for patients and teach pharmacy/medical/nursing personnel in my clinic
  • Received Preceptor of the Year Award
LA County-USC Outpatient Pharmacy/Urgent Access Diagnostic Center - Clinical Pharmacist, Emphasis in Ambulatory Care
City, STATE, 08/2007 - 11/2007
  • Assisted in developing and implementing pharmacist run clinics specializing in diabetes and hypertension with physician support from the Urgent Access Diagnostic Center
  • Other duties included dispensing, filling, and counseling patients on medications, and screening prescriptions at intake to reconcile drug interactions, duplications, adherence to formulary, or any issues that may prevent the prescriptions from being dispensed
University Of Southern California School Of Pharmacy - Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy, Resident in Pharmacy Practice
City, STATE, 06/2006 - 05/2007
  • Provided disease state management (anticoagulation, asthma, diabetes, thyroid disorders, hypertension, dyslipidemia, depression, geriatrics, HIV, psychiatric disorders, congestive heart failure) to patients of LAC-USC Hospital and clinics
  • Led therapeutic discussions and precepted the USC pharmacy school students
Sav-on Drugs - Outpatient Intern Pharmacist
City, STATE, 04/2005 - 04/2006
  • Responsibilities included receiving new prescriptions via phone and interpreting written prescriptions from prescribers; transferring prescriptions to and from other pharmacies; processing insurance claims and determining plan eligibility for patients; dispensing medications; counseling patients on proper medication use; and providing retail and pharmacy customer service
Walgreens - Full Time Summer Outpatient Pharmacy Intern
City, STATE, 05/2004 - 07/2004
  • Same responsibilities as Outpatient Intern Pharmacist at Sav-on Drugs listed above
Davis Animal Hospital - Veterinary Hospital Technician
City, STATE, 05/2004 - 07/2004
  • Responsibilities included counseling clients on use of medications; performing vaccinations; assisting in taking and developing x-rays; restraining and medicating animals; preparing and monitoring animals for surgery; obtaining patient histories; preparing IV equipment; administering subcutaneous fluids; conducting tests (blood glucose, heart worm, total protein, urinalysis); and performing cashier and secretarial duties
  • Also worked at Davis Animal Hospital 1998-2000 and 2002
Women's And Children's Hospital - Inpatient Intern Pharmacist
City, STATE, 08/2003 - 05/2003
  • Prepared IV syringes and piggybacks, filled cassettes, entered scripts, monitored use of medications, prepared medication labels, and maintained records of narcotic use
Community Service
  • El Monte Health Fair, 2007
  • Fred Hall Fishing and Tackle Show, 2007
  • Safety Net Clinic Student Volunteer Program, 2004
  • Poison Prevention Program, 2004
  • LA Times Health Fair 2002-2003
  • Skull and Mortar Volunteer, 2002
  • Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Preceptor of the Year Award at Kaiser Permanente
  • Piloted successful pharmacy run clinic embedded in Internal Medicine which led to four successive pharmacist run clinics
  • My diabetes clinic and collaboration with the Internal Medicine healthcare team helped achieve the best diabetes control for their patient population seen to date
  • Assisted physicians to the number one ranking for completion of the Statin Titration Program
  • Assisted in leading the physicians to the number one ranking for the conversion of Actos to insulin initiative and finding alternatives to the use of Lantus to comply with the Kaiser Permanente formulary
Additional Information
  • CSHP Seminar Poster Presentation; "Effect of Blood Pressure and Glycemic Control on the Progression and Regression of Proteinuria in Diabetic Latino Patients"
  • Created drug monographs for during a veterinary-pharmacy rotation at UC Davis (2005)

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School Attended
  • USC School of Pharmacy
  • USC School of Pharmacy
  • University of California at Davis
  • Sierra College
Job Titles Held:
  • Ambulatory Care Pharmacist
  • Clinical Pharmacist, Emphasis in Ambulatory Care
  • Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy, Resident in Pharmacy Practice
  • Outpatient Intern Pharmacist
  • Full Time Summer Outpatient Pharmacy Intern
  • Veterinary Hospital Technician
  • Inpatient Intern Pharmacist
  • PharmD
  • Bachelor of Science