Doctor of Pharmacy licensed in Illinois currently holding a position as a clinical pharmacist in a teaching hospital. Experienced in interdisciplinary collaboration, medication management, admission and discharge reconciliation. Committed to cutting-edge practice and positive patient outcome in an institutional setting by providing clinical and operational services.
Professional Work Experience
Advocate Lutheran General HospitalClinical Pharmacist I | Park Ridge, IL | April 2009 - Current
Reviewed medication orders to determine their safety and appropriateness for a variety of patient age groups and clinical conditions
Performed detailed medication histories on patients admitted to the hospital
Provided comprehensive pharmaceutical knowledge and communicated effectively with medical staff including physicians, residents, and nurses
Participated in creating a discharge medication reconciliation manual for students and pharmacists
Managed pharmacokinetic dosing protocols
Staffed in Medical/cardiac intensive care unit and educated pharmacy students on basic critical care principles Participated in code blue events that occurred in the hospital
OSF Saint Anthony Medical CenterClinical Staff Pharmacist | Rockford, IL | July 2007 - April 2009
Provided decentralized pharmacy services in the critical care unit and trauma ICU attending daily rounds, interacting with physicians and nurses, reviewing and monitoring for appropriateness of therapy.
Performed daily medication profile reviews, making appropriate therapy interventions, providing pharmacokinetic dosing service and renal dosing on assigned floors (ICU, cardiac, surgical, and medical floors).
Saint Mary\'s HospitalPharmacy Practice Resident | Madison, WI | June 2006 - June 2007Various rotations included critical care, general medicine, management, infectious disease, psychiatry pharmacokinetics, nutritional service, cardiology, anticoagulation clinic, teaching and drug information. Worked as a member of the health care team to monitor and review each patient daily and provided medication-related information as needed to medical residents, physicians and nurses.
Doctor of PharmacyPurdue UniversityWest Lafayette, IN | 2006