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

Conscientious and ambitious clinical pharmacist with more than 6 years of experience in the healthcare field.

Well-organized, efficient and diligent about preventing medication related errors. Knowledgeable in pharmacology, dispensing, compounding and medication therapy.

Highly skilled in managing drug and medical inventories, advising and educating patients and medical healthcare team, and staff development and training.

Demonstrated success in devising strategies to enhance organizational performance, medication therapy management, and patient outcomes.

Seeking pharmacy manager role in the healthcare field.

  • Staff training and development
  • University Preceptor
  • Conduct research, presentations, and publications
  • Knowledge of diverse patient populations: adult, geriatric, adult, chemo, pediatric, and behavioral health
  • Overseeing pharmacy operations
  • Medication verification, dispensing, and compounding
  • Patient education and counseling
  • HIPAA regulations compliance
  • Physician orders processing
  • Skilled in clinical interventions
  • Quality assurance controls
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Pyxis and Allscripts system
10/2019 to Current Staff Pharmacist Sutter Health | AZ, State,
  • Monitor medication orders for accuracy, drug allergies, drug interactions, duplicate therapy, and other medication errors.
  • Interpret, analyze, and enter drug orders and patient data into Sunrise (Allscripts).
  • Prepare, label, and dispense drug products as per procedure and policy.
  • Communicate with health care professionals to provide drug information and correct medication orders in a timely manner.
  • Oversee and check technician work and delegate tasks between student interns and technicians.
  • Provide feedback and comments during daily huddles.
  • Utilize automated medication dispensing machines, pend medications, and solve discrepancies in pyxis.
  • Dispense controlled substances and maintain proper distribution and inventory records in accordance with established procedures and regulatory requirements.
08/2015 to Current Clinical Pharmacist Centene Corporation | Lozano, TX,
  • Actively train and supervise pharmacy technicians, pharmacy interns and other pharmacy personnel.
  • Precept IPPE students from Saint John’s University and serve as a mentor in enhancing student understanding of hospital pharmacy and patient-related issues.
  • Conduct educational presentations for appropriate audience: nursing department, residents, and pharmacy students.
  • Counsel Congestive Heart Failure patients in a manner consistent with the patient's age, level of awareness, and ability to learn to prevent hospital readmission.
  • Participate in dispensing covid vaccine and managing efficient workflow at the clinic
  • Lead morning huddles to communicate pertinent events and unresolved problems and delegate work for technicians and pharmacists.
  • Responsible for receiving, evaluating, and verifying the appropriateness of physician prescription orders.
  • Provide consultation on all aspects of pharmacy services and medication information to healthcare providers.
  • Appropriately document all communication and intervention with physicians, nurses, and patients in the patient electronic chart.
  • Provide dosing & therapeutic recommendations that take patient age/ kinetic variables into consideration.
  • Report adverse drug events and medication errors.
  • Streamline potential IV medications to oral equivalents when possible.
  • Compound adult, pediatric, and chemotherapy medications following USP 795, USP 797 and USP 800 regulations and policies.
  • Have knowledge of using Allscripts for verification and entering orders, fixing and resolving pyxis issues, and using Kitcheck for labeling crash cart trays. In the process of converting to EPIC
  • Oversee ordering process and order via Cardinal.
  • Assist in the maintenance of inventory by removing expired medications and rotating stock for both floor and controlled medications.
02/2015 to 08/2015 Manager/ Pharmacist Cone Health | Greensboro, NC,
  • Keep up to date with current pharmacy practice, new drugs, and uses by completing training and education requirements.
  • Openly communicate and provide counseling to customers while protecting confidential health and drug information.
  • Service and satisfy customers’ healthcare needs and create trusting relationships with customers.
  • Manage training and performance of pharmacy technicians and pharmacists.
  • Obtain needed information for processing prescription and refills via telephone conversations with third party, prescribers, and patients.
  • Maintain inventory by following defined ordering practices and put away drug orders including retrieving and filing controlled prescriptions in the appropriate files.
  • Fill, dispense, and verify prescriptions according to pharmacy guidelines.
  • Assure medications are appropriately labeled, stored, and utilized according to instructions.
  • Attend monthly manager meetings to share ideas and learn new ways to reach patient care goals.
  • Maintain a close-knit relationship with the front store manager and act professionally with customers and coworkers.
06/2010 to 06/2014 Pharmacy Student Intern Yale New Haven Hospital | City, STATE,
  • Accurately prepared and dispensed medication orders per physician request according to established policies, procedures and protocols.
  • Provided timely and accurate drug information to other health professionals and lay persons when required.
  • Participated in counseling sessions for patients and educating on side effects, indications and directions for use.
  • Completed required continuous training and education requirements, including state regulated and departmental specific requirements; and demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide quality pharmaceutical care to all patients.
  • Appropriately filled medications to promote optimal clinical and cost-effective use of medications.
  • Shadowed pharmacy residents and clinical pharmacists.
Education and Training
Expected in 2014 Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) | Honors University Of Connecticut, Storrs, CT GPA:
Expected in 2012 Bachelor of Science | Honors University Of Connecticut, Storrs, CT GPA:
“Implementation and analysis of Congestive Heart Failure Counseling December 2020 Program at Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital” o ASHP Midyear Poster Presenter “Little Squirrel’s Lonely Winter” November 2020 o A Short Story for kids: Author o Published on Amazon: Kindle Edition “Acetylcysteine Protocol Presentation at Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital” September 2020 o Presentation for Nursing Department in the ER, ICU and PCU “Survey evaluating the practice of children’s hospital having pharmacist collaborative March 2016 drug therapy management protocols” Faculty Advisor: Jennifer Girotto and Colleague: Chelsea Welsh o Published in: The Journal of Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics. o Ref.: Ms. No. JPPT-D-15-00052R1 “Pain Management with Opioids: Pharmacists' Knowledge and Attitudes. May 2011–May2014, Faculty Advisor: Trinh Pham o Poster presentation at ASHP Midyear Fall 2013 “Community Pharmacists’ Knowledge of Opioids” May 2011–May2014 Faculty Advisor: Trinh Pham o Poster presentation at Fall Research Symposium Fall 2012 “High Shear Wet Granulation Study” January 2012–December 2013 o Poster presentation at Frontiers Symposium Fall and Spring 2012
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS ASHP , Professional Medication Safety Certificate March 2021 – Present Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) November 2018–Present Affiliated Clinical Preceptor of St. John’s University July 2017 – Present New York Pharmacist License March 2015–Present Connecticut Pharmacist License August 2014–Present, ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE , Ambulatory Care I | Neag Cancer Center: UCONN Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut Rotation April 2014 Preceptor: Lisa Holle Final Presentation Chemotherapy Related Drug Interactions with NSAIDS Institutional Pharmacy I | Saint Rapheal Campus: Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut Rotation March 2014 Preceptor: Paul Rochefort Topic Discussions
Additional Information
  • ACHIEVEMENTS AND AWARDS , Most Valuable Pharmacist Award October 2020 o Nominated by colleagues and pharmacy technicians Karl A. Nieforth Pharmacy Student Research Award April 2013 Edmund E. Goodmaster, Sr. Memorial Scholarship March 2013 National Student Compounding Competition March 2012 Team: Jon Blazawski and Nadine Jaber First place for Quality Control Portion Fourth Place for Whole Competition LEADERSHIP SKILLS Management of Pharmacy-led Congestive Heart Failure Program (pilot program) December 2019 – Present Affiliated Clinical Preceptor of St. John’s University July 2017 – Present Willimantic Covenant Soup Kitchen Clinic: Pharmacy Board for Interdisciplinary Team September 2012–May 2013 American Society of Consultant Pharmacists: Secretary September 2012–May 2013 Colleges against Cancer: Volunteer Recruitment Co-Chair August 2008–May 2012 American Society of Consultant Pharmacists: Pharmacy Student Gov’t Representative September 2011–May 2012 School of Pharmacy: Pharmacy P1 Mentor September 2011–May 2012 ORGANIZATION MEMBERSHIP Connecticut Society of Health System Pharmacists September 2010–May 2015 American Society of Consultant Pharmacists September 2010–May 2015

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  • Clinical Pharmacist
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  • Pharmacy Student Intern
  • Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)
  • Bachelor of Science

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