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Clinical Pharmacist

Montgomery, Alabama, United States
March 01, 2018

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Lucas Beech, PharmD

**** ******* **** *****, **********, AL, 36106

Phone: 205-***-**** Email:


I am a licensed pharmacist located in Montgomery, Alabama with five years of experience in a teaching hospital setting. Clinical pharmacy practice experience involves care of neonates to adolescences in a Level IIIb NICU, pediatric medical/surgery units, and pediatric emergency department. Also, I have experience in clinical pharmacy informatics as a hospital system coordinator.


Clinical Content Consultant/ Pharmacy Specialist

eBroselow, LLC, Boston, MA January 2017 to Present

Clinical content consultant for the eBroselow electronic medical information company.

Content expert for pediatric and neonatal medication and drug therapies.

Clinical Pharmacy Informatics System Coordinator

Baptist Medical Center South, Montgomery, AL December 2017 to Present

Responsible for maintenance and improvement of CPOE and EMR pharmacy clinical content.

Responsible for developing, implementing, and coordinating standardization of Information Systems (IS) policies and procedures for the Baptist Health Pharmacies.

Assists with process improvement activities and IT-related patient safety opportunities as follows: 1) participation on Meds Process Committee; 2) participation on Change Control Committee and assistance with testing and adoption; 3) performing assignments from system Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee; 4) performing assignments received from pharmacy team huddles; 5) RCA team participation as needed; 6) daily review of e-mails for needs notifications and "Remedy" tickets; 7) TJC readiness assistance; 8) maintenance of IV pump safety libraries; 9) maintenance of dose range checking, dose capping, and accurate medication sentences; 10) working to help develop safety rules with the EMR; 11) standardization of products across all facilities; 12) participation in Med/Surg IT Committee

Upgrading of system and change control management; testing, training, and adoption of new data and code within all information systems, including the following: 1) annual EMR upgrade of code and associated testing; 2) quarterly update of IV pump safety software (ie, Mednet library); 3) participation in on-site training of staff; 4) interface change management; 5) monthly EMR database loads; 6) periodic update of "smart pump" versions; 7) new formulary item creation and power plan development; 8) new e-prescribing prescription sentences.

Pediatric Clinical Pharmacist (NICU/ Pediatrics)

Baptist Medical Center South, Montgomery, AL February 2016 to December 2017

Attended daily rounds with multi-disciplinary NICU team assisting with the initiation and management of medication therapies in a 45 bed level IIIb NICU.

Responsible for initiation and monitoring of parenteral nutrition of neonates.

Consulted for the initiation and management of antibiotics, therapeutic drug level monitoring, and management of pharmacokinetics dependent medications for NICU and pediatric, postpartum patients.

Committee member in multiple quality improvement, safety, and policy committees for the NICU, Pediatric, OB/GYN and Pharmacy departments. Including Medication Process Committee, NICU Mortality and Morbidity

Attended rapid responses and codes in the NICU, Pediatric, and OB/GYN departments providing support to nurses and physicians.

Provided discharge medication teaching to parents and/or caregivers of infants being discharged from NICU.

Preceptor to pharmacy residents and students.

Member of the Pharmacy Resident Advisory Council

Awarded “Best Direct Instructor” for two consecutive years by Pharmacy Residency Program

Provided education and in-services to pharmacy colleagues, nursing staff, and medical residents.

Implemented and completed two protocol studies resulted in improved patient care

Streamlined NICU medication formulary and medication policies resulting in improved patient treatment and outcomes, with an average yearly cost savings of over $80,000.

Unit Based Pharmacist (NICU/ Pediatrics/ Pediatric ED)

MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, Baltimore, MD October 2013 to February 2016

Attended daily rounds with NICU and pediatric teams assisting in the initiation and management of medication therapies including antibiotics, weight-based dosing, and therapeutic drug level monitoring.

Attended monthly safety meetings, drafted and implemented medication safety polices in the NICU and pediatric departments.

Member of city wide Pediatric Best Practice Committee

Awarded two citations for accomplishments in advancing patient safety

Attended rapid responses in the pediatric emergency department and assisted nurses and physicians with medication related questions and calculations.

Assisted in implementing new IV infusion pump system, as well as, managing and updating the pump medication libraries for the NICU and pediatric units.

Monthly central pharmacy staffing responsibilities including verifying medication orders, compounding sterile and non-sterile products, supervising pharmacy technicians, and managing medication distribution processes.

Cross-covered in multiple areas of practice including central pharmacy duties, adult internal medicine, vancomycin monitoring and anticoagulation therapy.

Responsible for updating and maintaining pediatric and NICU medication compounding recipes.

Taught medication safety and various pharmacology topics to medical residents, pharmacy students, and nursing.

Executive Staff Pharmacist

Target Pharmacy, Baltimore, MD July 2013 to September 2013

Verified, prepared, and dispensed an average of 300 prescriptions daily.

Compounded and flavored medications.

Supervised and managed technicians, including scheduling, team coaching, and training.

Responsible for efficient inventory and budget management.

Provided medication education, disease state counseling, and OTC recommendations to patients.

Administered immunizations.

Co-preceptor to pharmacy students.


McWhorter School of Pharmacy, Samford University- Affiliate Clinical Instructor of Pharmacy Practice

Harrison School of Pharmacy, Auburn University- Affiliate Assistant Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences- Affiliate Clinical Instructor of Pharmacy Practice


Doctor of Pharmacy

McWhorter School of Pharmacy, Samford University August 2009 to May 2013

Involved in class leadership, APhA community initiatives, and SNPhA health fairs.

Relevant pharmacy practice experiences included cardiac critical care at UAB, neonatology at UAB, pediatric intensive care at Children’s of Alabama, and general medicine at Shelby Baptist.


Samford University, Birmingham, AL August 2007 to May 2009

SGA senate (2 years)

University Ministries Leader


Alabama Board of Pharmacy License #18758 June 2015 to present

Maryland Board of Pharmacy License #21680 July 2013 to present

BLSC certification August 2010 to present

APhA Immunization certification August 2010 to present

PALS certification January 2017 to present

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