Clinical Pharmacist Clinical Pharmacy Specialist Resume Example

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

Experienced in completing clinical reviews, counseling patients and supporting physicians with information about appropriate dosages and protocols. Well-versed in medication contraindications, interactions and side effects.

  • Patient education and counseling
  • Medical decision-making experience
  • Treatment assessments
  • Customer service, education, and counseling
  • Multitasking
  • IV Room policies and techniques
University of Florida College of Pharmacy Gainesville, FL, Expected in 05/2009 Pharmacy Doctorate (Cum Laude) : Pharmacy - GPA :
University of Florida Gainesville, FL Expected in 12/2004 Associate of Arts : - GPA :
Work History
Malcom Randall Veterans Affairs Medical Center - Clinical Pharmacist/Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
City, STATE, 05/2010 - Current
  • Effectively work and communicate with interdisciplinary internal medicine team including rounding, patient counseling and evaluating patient therapies to ensure most efficacious and cost-effective treatment used.
  • Utilize a scope of practice to manage several areas of drug therapy independently - primarily with antibiotics and anticoagulation. Includes deciding on appropriate therapy, assessing patient, setting up a plan for treatment and follow up, ordering labs, interpreting lab results, and re-assessing the patient and the appropriateness of therapy.
  • Communicate with the patient to help determine casualty, drug and symptom history, as well as simplified but vital explanations of what treatment strategies are being employed and how the patient can best help in that strategy.
  • Regularly communicate both orally and in writing to supervisors for areas of patient care concern or logistical concerns accompanied by a suggestion of how to improve the concern. To that end, I also act as a peer reviewer for med errors dealing with pharmacy related aspects of acute care.
  • Precept Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) pharmacy students (typically 2 rotations per year) and PGY1 residents and also mentor one of the PGY1 residents throughout the year.
  • Aid in committees for improvement initiatives including medication reconciliation and discharge flow, down time procedures, bulk item waste, medication pass times, and resident monitoring board.
  • Development of note templates to be utilized by clinical staff to aid both in effective communication of information as well as making the information standardized and able to be efficiently entered.
Malcom Randall Veterans Affairs Medical Center - Internal Medicine Pharmacist
City, STATE, 07/2009 - 05/2010
  • Handled order verification to ensure all orders were clinically appropriate and adhered to VA formulary and policy.
  • Performed medication reconciliation which included regular communication between providers and patients to ensure appropriateness of therapies chosen, that monitoring plans were in place and that patient had as full of an understanding of medication adjustments as possible.
  • During this time, I was tasked to work on discharge medication note reviews to ensure they were getting done by staff and did random reviews for accuracy.
  • Responsible for therapeutic drug monitoring primarily for heparin infusions.
  • Filled in on several occasions to cover internal medicine teams to provide clinical support to hospitalist and residents when deciding and making clinical care decisions.
University Of Florida College Of Pharmacy - Clinical Resarch Assistant
City, STATE, 10/2004 - 06/2009
  • Ran day to day and long-term functions for a lab within the Center for Pharmacogenomics. This included setting organized lab meetings, fiscal meetings, and maintaining lab regulatory paperwork as well as Stored and helped interpret data and results.
  • Helped with clinical study functions to include maintaining necessary IRB paperwork and registry; scheduling and seeing clinical study patients for appointments along with charting appointment information; and communicating study related updates to investigators and did weekly updates with study medical providers regarding clinical progress of patients.
  • Co-authored several manuscripts and abstracts and presented research and abstracts at national meetings.
  • Taught pharmacy students and post doctoral students techniques used in our lab (cell culture, DNA isolation and genotyping, protein quantification using ELISAs and Luminex, RNA isolation and quantification).
United States Marine Corps Reserve - Warehouse Supply Clerk
City, STATE, 05/2002 - 05/2008
  • Over saw troops and acting as a liaison between upper command and the troops under my supervision.
  • While in the Marine Corps I earned numerous awards including a Certificate of Appreciation, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Navy Unit Commendation, National Defense Service Medal, two individual Certificate of Commendations, Letter of Appreciation, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and the Selected Marine Corps Reserve Medal.

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School Attended
  • University of Florida College of Pharmacy
  • University of Florida
Job Titles Held:
  • Clinical Pharmacist/Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
  • Internal Medicine Pharmacist
  • Clinical Resarch Assistant
  • Warehouse Supply Clerk
  • Pharmacy Doctorate (Cum Laude)
  • Associate of Arts