pain clinical specialist pharmacist resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Seasoned healthcare professional with 15 years' experience, seeking to leverage background and education of last 10 years of being a Pain Management Clinician. Demonstrated ability to apply management concepts to advocate for patient and healthcare organization needs. Highly skilled in working within collaborative environments, utilizing effective problem-solving techniques, and creating individualized Pain Management regimens for patients. Demonstrated leadership skills that guide multidisciplinary teams toward the achievement of positive outcomes and drive organizational performance.

  • Exceptional patient care and interaction
  • Strong decision-making ability
  • Efficient and accurate
  • Skilled in clinical interventions
  • Strong clinical background
  • Patient care optimization
05/2012 to Current Pain Clinical Specialist Pharmacist Mount Auburn Hospital | Cambridge, MA,
  • Lead clinical pharmacist in development of an Acute Pain Service team for a level 5 trauma 400+ bed hospital
  • Multidisciplinary team rounding on all patients consultation for pain management
  • Provide pain physicians with clear and concise information based on the review of the patient
  • Develop individualized pain management regimens for each patient
  • Educate ancillary staff (pharmacists, nurses, technicians, providers, etc) across a 5 state region on basic clinical pain management
  • Develop data driven pain management policies, procedures, and protocols
  • Order medication for weekly intrathecal pain pump refills for interventional pain clinic patients
  • Evaluate patients clinically for interventional pain services such as spinal cord stimulation, Intrathecal pump drug delivery, kyphoplasty, or an other specific interventional pain procedure
  • Interrogate patient's intrathecal pain pump for evaluation of appropriate dosing and functioning
  • Precept pharmacy residents and students
  • Manage pyxis machine inventory for interventional pain clinics
  • Enter preoperative antibiotics for surgical pain management interventional procedures
06/2011 to Current Staff Pharmacist Hartford Healthcare | Hebron, CT,
  • Communicated the potential issues and reactions of specific medications for patients ranging from children to geriatrics.
  • Maintained proper compliance logs, including for refrigerator temperatures and IV hood maintenance.
  • Worked closely with pharmacists and used medication input software to safely and accurately dispense medication.
  • Administered a wide range of medication options in alignment with individual needs.
  • Efficiently answered multi-line phone and processed high volume of order requests from nurses, doctors and pharmacists.
  • Processed and labeled prescriptions with proper data and directions for use.
  • Dispensed and delivered patient medications to patients throughout the hospital.
  • Ensured compliance with strict health, industry, and organizational regulations.
  • Lead and performed all aspects of pharmacy operations, ensuring continuous delivery of quality products and services in alignment with physician orders and prescriptions. 
  • Calculated, weighed, measured and mixed ingredients with expert precision.
  • Accurately pulled medications from the shelves for Pyxis replenishment and delivered them to the various patient care areas.
  • Checked prescriptions for appropriate dosage, drug interactions or allergies before dispensing medications.
  • Identified significant drug allergies and potential interactions by assessing patient profiles.
  • Communicated directly with doctors' offices via telephone, fax and email.
  • Oversaw proper maintenance of drug inventory levels, ordering medications and supplies in alignment with patient needs.
  • Oversaw the pharmacy technicians' drug preparation and distribution activities to provide safe, efficient care for patients.
06/2006 to 06/2008 Pharmacist Amita Health | Jenks, OK,
  • Instructed individuals on the proper use of blood pressure monitors and other medical devices.
  • Checked patient orders against histories, assessed insurance coverage and counted out medicines.
  • Provided patients with pamphlets and verbal instructions about how to properly take, handle and store medications.
  • Counseled and advised patients on the treatment of their ailments.
  • Ordered supplies according to expected pharmacy needs.
  • Managed medication inventory.
  • Dispensed and controlled both prescription and non-prescription medications.
  • Verified accuracy and completeness of information on prescription and refill requests.
  • Efficiently answered multi-line phone and processed high volume of order requests from nurses, doctors and pharmacists.
  • Oversaw the pharmacy technicians' drug preparation and distribution activities to provide safe, efficient care for patients.
  • Entered new patient profiles and prescriptions into medication input software system.
  • Mixed various pharmaceutical preparations according to written prescriptions.
  • Managed pharmacy inventory through proper medication ordering, returns and inter-store transfers.
  • Provided friendly customer service at prescription drop-off and pick-up counters.
  • Calculated, weighed, measured and mixed ingredients with expert precision.
  • Provided critical information and advice to customers regarding possible drug interactions, side effects, dosage and proper medication storage.
  • Communicated with all customers and staff in a pleasant and professional manner.
  • Successfully assisted customers with medical issues and provided valuable healthcare counseling.
  • Advised customers on the selection of medication brands, medical equipment or healthcare supplies.
  • Verified patient data and billing information.
  • Proficiently processed and dispensed written, oral and electronic prescriptions.
  • Strictly maintained customer and patient confidentiality.
06/2006 to 06/2007 Pharmacy Resident Avera Mckennan | City, STATE,
  • Completed pharmacy practice rotations in the following, but not limited to, areas; Women's health, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Psychiatry, and Critical Care.
  • Communicated with member physicians to prevent harmful drug reactions, therapy duplications and allergic reactions.
  • Counseled patients on appropriate use of over-the-counter and prescription medications.
  • Answered patient questions and data requests.
  • Advised patients on potential drug interactions and side effects, proper dose timing and medication storage.
  • Delivered pharmacological education to patients by responding to and answering questions and explaining medication side effects.
  • Reviewed and monitored patient medication files and lab data in hospital setting.
  • Dispensed drugs in hospital environments.
  • Attended healthcare conferences and seminars.
  • Detected and reported therapeutic incompatibilities.
  • Verified prescription information against safety guidelines and insurance limitations to protect patient health and financial interests.
  • Worked with pharmacy technicians to expedite urgent requests.
  • Counseled patients on drug therapies to ensure proper intakes.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2006 to to Doctor of Pharmacy | Pharmacy South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD GPA:
Expected in 05/2004 to to Bachelor of Science | Pharmaceutical Sciences South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD GPA:
Activities and Honors
  • Dr Lisa Stearns Academy - Medtronic (inaugural class of 2021)
  • Role Delineation Study (RDS) panel for Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) through ASHP (2021)
  • Peer review journal articles (2020-present)
  • Expert Consultant Panel, Wolters Kluwer (2018-present)
  • Specialty Consultants Panel, Pharmacist Letter (2018-present)
  • Grievance committee (2017-2020)
  • Outsourced Sterile products standardization (2018-2020)
  • Preceptor of the year (2022,2013)
  • Pain OPS council (2011-2016)
  • Pharmacy- Nursing Committee (2009-2012)
  • In good standing with the South Dakota  Board of Pharmacy (License No 5458)
  • Basic Life Support (2006 - present)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (2006 - present)

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School Attended

  • South Dakota State University
  • South Dakota State University

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