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Jessica
Claire
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Summary

Driven professional with 29-year history of high-quality care provided to patients in retail, hospital, clinical and out-patient surgical settings. Skilled in managing drug and medical inventories, and advising and educating patients and staff. Demonstrated success in devising strategies to enhance organizational performance and patient outcomes. Proven ability to communicate well with others.

Skills
  • Skilled in clinical interventions
  • Kinetics dosing and management
  • Anticoagulation dosing and management
  • TPN/PPN dosing/management
  • Antibiotic selection based on disease state and bug
  • Pyxis system
  • Proper storage
  • Physician orders processing
  • Drug interactions
  • Patient profiles
  • Controlled drug logging
  • Calculating doses
  • Compounding abilities
  • Verifying inventory
  • Dispensing medicines
  • Monthly narcotic inventories
  • Recall monitoring
  • Interpreting orders
  • Drug interaction understanding
  • Medication dispensing
  • Hematology and oncology knowledge
  • Pediatric and Geriatric dosing
  • Supply ordering
  • Safety awareness
  • Improving processes
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Proper storage understanding
  • Dosing recommendations
  • Documentation abilities
  • Kinetics
  • Chart reviews
  • Narcotic discrepancy/diversion monitoring and reporting
Education and Training
UNC-CHAPEL HILL Chapel Hill, NC, Expected in 05/1992 Bachelor of Science : PHARMACY - GPA :
Certifications
  • Aniticoagulation Certification , University of Florida - 2019
Experience
Memorial Health - Staff Pharmacist
Springfield, IL, 08/2003 - Current
  • Participated in Patient Pharmacist Partnership program for disease state management. ( e.g. Clozapine therapy)
  • Checked prescriptions for appropriate dosage, drug interactions or allergies before dispensing medications.
  • Counseled patients on proper use of medications, responding to questions and discussing side effects of both specific brand-name and generic pharmaceuticals.
  • Preserved state and federal record keeping for legend drugs and controlled substances.
  • Advised and consulted with patients on potential side effects, drug interactions, storage requirements, and directions for use.
  • Received and verified daily incoming drug inventories, reported discrepancies and logged items into inventory system.
  • Reviewed packages and medication bottles for proper labeling before distributing to patients.
  • Created new customer profiles and updated information in pharmacy computer systems.
  • Oversaw drug preparation and distribution activities to provide safe, efficient care for patients.
  • Supervised pharmacy technicians, interns and support staff while on duty.
  • Delivered pharmacological education to patients by responding to and answering questions and explaining medication side effects.
  • Collaborated with physicians to provide patients with high quality and cost-effective medications.
  • Discussed over-the-counter medication and equipment options to help patients deal with individual symptoms.
  • Dispensed and delivered patient medications to patients throughout hospital.
  • Monitored dispensation of controlled substances through careful oversight.
  • Secured drugs against theft, loss or mismanagement by setting and enforcing effective procedures.
  • Analyzed prescribing trends to monitor patient compliance and prevent excessive usage.
  • Collaborated closely with healthcare professionals to monitor and assess quality and effectiveness of drugs or drug regimens.
  • Advised patients on potential drug interactions and side effects, proper dose timing and medication storage.
  • Accurately pulled medications from shelves for Pyxis replenishment and delivered to various patient care areas.
Grane - Consultant Pharmacist
Mckeesport, PA, 08/2003 - Current
  • Oversaw drug preparation and distribution activities to provide safe, efficient care for patients.
  • Monitored medication inventory levels and kept detailed documentation in company software.
  • Received and verified daily incoming drug inventories, reported discrepancies and logged items into inventory system.
  • Improved drug inventory management procedures to reduce overhead and eliminate backorders or overstock.
  • Secured drugs against theft, loss or mismanagement by setting and enforcing effective procedures.
  • Monitored dispensation of controlled substances through careful oversight.
  • Offered clinical expertise to help resolve drug-related questions and concerns initiated by staff and administrators.
  • Educated staff on regulatory changes, drug recalls and investigational studies.
  • Maintained compliance with state and federal drug laws.
Grane - Consultant Pharmacist
Uniontown, PA, 03/2008 - Current
  • Oversaw drug preparation and distribution activities to provide safe, efficient care for patients.
  • Reviewed packages and medication bottles for proper labeling before distributing to patients.
  • Collaborated closely with healthcare professionals to monitor and assess quality and effectiveness of drugs or drug regimens.
  • Secured drugs against theft, loss or mismanagement by setting and enforcing effective procedures.
  • Monitored dispensation of controlled substances through careful oversight.
  • Performed monthly floor inspections to ensure safe management of medication storage and expiration.
Greater Baltimore Medical Center - Anticoagulation Clinic Pharmacist
Owings Mills, MD, 01/2019 - 08/2019
  • Worked with healthcare team to improve patient care through medication use.
  • Instructed physicians and other pharmacists on correct medication dosages for hospital inpatients.
  • Advised patients on potential drug interactions and side effects, proper dose timing and medication storage.
  • Provided patients with information on how to properly take and store medication.
  • Delivered pharmacological education to patients by responding to and answering questions and explaining medication side effects.
  • Discussed over-the-counter medication and equipment options to help patients deal with individual symptoms.
  • Mentored residents and interns in pharmacy on operations, clinical support, medications and other vital job aspects.
  • Analyzed prescribing trends to monitor patient compliance and prevent excessive usage.
  • Trained individuals in how to use devices to promote optimal medical support.
  • Counseled patients on drug therapies to ensure proper intakes.
  • Attended healthcare conferences and seminars.
  • Detected and reported therapeutic incompatibilities.
  • Counseled patients on appropriate use of over-the-counter and prescription medications.
  • Using POC, dosed and monitored patients based on INR levels.
Fairview Health Services - Med Reconciliation Pharmacist
Eagan, MN, 03/2018 - 12/2018
  • Detected and reported therapeutic incompatibilities.
  • Analyzed prescribing trends to monitor patient compliance and prevent excessive usage.
  • Counseled patients on appropriate use of over-the-counter and prescription medications.
  • Completed and documented home med histories.
  • Referenced external rx histories and compared to current patient home medication lists
  • Collaborative with providers and pharmacies to ensure safe drug therapies and dosing for patients
  • Reviewed patient discharge med rec for discrepancies upon discharge
Fairview Health Services - Retail Pharmacist
Elk River, MN, 03/2003 - 08/2003
  • Counseled and advised patients on treatment options.
  • Managed medication inventory.
  • Ordered supplies according to expected pharmacy needs.
  • Dispensed and controlled both prescription and non-prescription medications.
  • Provided patients with pamphlets and verbal instructions about how to properly take, handle and store medications.
  • Checked patient orders against histories, assessed insurance coverage and counted out medicines.
  • Reviewed packages and medication bottles for proper labeling before distributing to patients.
  • Maintained compliance with state and federal drug laws.
  • Delivered pharmacological education to patients by responding to and answering questions and explaining medication side effects.
  • Counseled patients on drug therapies to ensure proper intakes.
  • Prepared medications based on physician orders.
  • Worked with pharmacy technicians to expedite urgent requests.
  • Discussed over-the-counter medication and equipment options to help patients deal with individual symptoms.
  • Attended healthcare conferences and seminars.
  • Stocked, labeled and delivered medications to patients and caregivers.
  • Answered patient questions and data requests.
  • Verified prescription information against safety guidelines and insurance limitations to protect patient health and financial interests.
  • Dispensed drugs in hospital environments.
  • Trained new technicians to provide excellent customer service which resulted in higher customer satisfaction scores.
  • Detected and reported therapeutic incompatibilities.
  • Analyzed prescribing trends to monitor patient compliance and prevent excessive usage.
  • Secured drugs against theft, loss or mismanagement by setting and enforcing effective procedures.
  • Counseled patients on appropriate use of over-the-counter and prescription medications.
Your Pharmacy Of Lexington, Walmart, Eckerd Drugs - Retail Pharmacist
City, STATE, 06/1992 - 04/2003
  • Counseled and advised patients on treatment options.
  • Managed medication inventory.
  • Ordered supplies according to expected pharmacy needs.
  • Dispensed and controlled both prescription and non-prescription medications.
  • Provided patients with pamphlets and verbal instructions about how to properly take, handle and store medications.
  • Checked patient orders against histories, assessed insurance coverage and counted out medicines.
  • Checked medications for content, accuracy and completeness of drug packaging and labeling.
  • Advised patients on potential drug interactions and side effects, proper dose timing and medication storage.
  • Reviewed packages and medication bottles for proper labeling before distributing to patients.
  • Maintained compliance with state and federal drug laws.
  • Delivered pharmacological education to patients by responding to and answering questions and explaining medication side effects.
  • Counseled patients on drug therapies to ensure proper intakes.
  • Prepared medications based on physician orders.
  • Worked with pharmacy technicians to expedite urgent requests.
  • Discussed over-the-counter medication and equipment options to help patients deal with individual symptoms.
  • Attended healthcare conferences and seminars.
  • Stocked, labeled and delivered medications to patients and caregivers.
  • Answered patient questions and data requests.
  • Verified prescription information against safety guidelines and insurance limitations to protect patient health and financial interests.
  • Trained new technicians to provide excellent customer service which resulted in higher customer satisfaction scores.
  • Detected and reported therapeutic incompatibilities.
  • Analyzed prescribing trends to monitor patient compliance and prevent excessive usage.
  • Secured drugs against theft, loss or mismanagement by setting and enforcing effective procedures.
  • Counseled patients on appropriate use of over-the-counter and prescription medications.
  • Trained individuals in how to use devices to promote optimal medical support.
  • Maintained confidential financial and patient information to reduce risk of data breaches.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • UNC-CHAPEL HILL

Job Titles Held:

  • Staff Pharmacist
  • Consultant Pharmacist
  • Consultant Pharmacist
  • Anticoagulation Clinic Pharmacist
  • Med Reconciliation Pharmacist
  • Retail Pharmacist
  • Retail Pharmacist

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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