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Pharmacist

Location:
Langhorne, Pennsylvania, United States
Posted:
September 11, 2018

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Judith Klevan

*** ****** *****

Langhorne, PA ***47

215-***-****

Education: Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy Magna Cum Laude May 1994

Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Bachelor of Arts in Biology Magna Cum Laude January 1991

Power-Pak Continuing Education Medication Therapy Management Certificate March 2016

Licensure: Licensed in Pennsylvania rp040849l and New Jersey 28RI03210000

SUMMARY OF PROFESSIONAL SKILLS:

Twenty one years of pharmacy practice experience

Eighteen Years of hospital pharmacist practice experience

Fifteen years trauma hospital experience including clinical critical care settings

Training pharmacy Residents, Pharmacists, Student Pharmacy training and educational support, training technicians and pharmacy technician interns

PYXIS, Microsoft word, excel and power point. Sorian pharmacy, Seimans Pharmacy, HboC, Medication Manager software, Cerner as well as other pharmacy computer system.

Designed and implemented pharmacy medication reconciliation procedures while working for Warminster Hospital

Strong ability to become a collaborate part of the healthcare team and act as a resource for other healthcare professionals in a hospital setting.

Extensive IV compounding and dispensing medications within corporate and regulatory guidelines

Wide variety of patient population medication therapy management neonatal, infant, pediatric, adolescent psychiatric and geriatric patient population medication therapy management, orthopedic surgical care, post cardiac surgical care .

Excellent communication and motivation speaking skills with a strong track record of making medication therapy management recommendations to a wide variety of clinical staff including physicians, nurses, students and counselling patients.

Clinical Per Diem Pharmacist - Albert Einstein Medical Center December 2012 to Present

Staffing in a wide variety of hospital areas including Unit-based staff/clinical pharmacist for ICU satellite -pharmacy and general medical floors, psychiatric areas and clinical staffing Elkins Park Hospital along with the Moss Rehabilitation facility at Elkins Park Hospital and Albert Einstein Medical Center as well as the Willow Crest nursing home at Albert Einstein Medical Center.

Elkins Park Hospital icu/ccu clinical rounding and safety rounds participation making clinical recommendations to improve patient safety and outcomes

Collaboration with hospital residents, making medication recommendations to improve care and outcomes

Monitoring medications profiled and dispensed for appropriateness, adherence to guidelines, interactions, contraindications and other clinical issues to improve patient safety and outcomes.

Recommending changes to medication therapy regimens to physicians based on medication history, disease states, drug interactions, lab results and allergies to improve therapy regimens, safety and outcomes

Communicating with physicians, nurses and other clinical staff to resolve problematic orders, answer medication related questions and aid in the computer physician order entry process.

Documentation of clinical interventions of problematic orders.

Extemporaneous IV admixture

Target Drug Program Protocol changing medication frequencies and therapeutic substitutions as allowed for and defined by the protocol

Clinical Per Diem Pharmacist - Jeanes Hospital February 2007 – April 2014

Unit-based staff/clinical pharmacist for ICU and general medical floors with a predominantly geriatric patient population

Participated in interdisciplinary rounding on the ICU and telemetry floor.

Anticoagulation management utilizing pharmacist-driven warfarin and heparin protocols

Patient counseling for anticoagulation therapy, outpatient renal testing as well as discharge counseling

Operations pharmacist overseeing and performing IV compounding including chemotherapy, infusions for outpatient infusion room and extemporaneous iv compounding for inpatients, narcotic inventory and dispensing.

Initiated changes in the operations of the main pharmacy dispensing area, Chemotherapy IV compounding, IV room operations and Narcotic dispensing procedures to improve work flow efficiency, safety and patient care.

Collaboration with surgical team for total parenteral nutrition consultations

Documentation of pharmacy consults in patient the medical record, including renal dosing consults, dofetilide management and medication reconciliation

Monitoring dosages of medications dispensed to adult/geriatric patient populations for efficacy, adherence to evidence-based guidelines, contraindications, drug interactions and other clinical issues to improve safety and outcomes.

Responsible for renally adjusting medications in the medical chart as needed, performing vancomycin dosing consults, warfarin dosing, heparin, darbepoetin and dofetelide protocols

Total parenteral nutrition consultations and recommendations to improve patient care and outcomes.

Training new staff members, pharmacy residents, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacy school and pharmacy technician technical education.

Clinical Per Diem Pharmacist - Temple University Hospital December 2007 – July 2012

Monitoring medications profiled and dispensed for appropriateness and safety, efficacy and other clinical issues in order to improve patient care, safety and outcomes

Communicating with physicians, nurses and other clinical staff in order to improve and provide care.

Reviewing hyper alimentation orders for adults, pediatric and neonates

Performing reviews of contrast dye orders prior to dispensing in order to comply with Joint Commission safety initiatives.

Maintaining and monitoring patient medication profiles.

Provide pharmacy staffing for Shriner’s Hospital for Children a pediatric and adolescent orthopedic surgical hospital including TPN order monitoring and checking finished TPN

Clinical Per Diem Pharmacist - St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children July 2003- February 2009

Monitoring dosages of medications dispensed to neonatal, infant, pediatric and adolescent patients including pediatric oncology paitnets.

Communications with and providing information to clinical hospital staff in order to improve patient care.

Performing and documentation of clinical interventions of problematic orders.

Extemporaneous IV admixture, including pediatric and neonatal hyper alimentation.

Training new pharmacists and technicians;

Supervision of technicians as well as other pharmacy duties.

Clinical Per Diem Pharmacist -Warminster Hospital March 2006 – September 2006

Developing and implementing procedures for performing medication reconciliations

Maintaining and monitoring computerized patient medication profiles

Maintaining records of clinical pharmacy interventions with problematic orders

Communicating with other health care providers, extemporaneous IV admixture,

Supervision of technicians, rotating Pharm.D. candidates and pharmacy technician students

program students as well as other pharmacy duties.

Clinical Per Diem Pharmacist – St. Mary’s Medical Center March 23, 2000 – June 2003

inpatient dispensing of medications in centralized pharmacy,

maintaining and monitoring computerized patient medication profiles, performing

maintaining records of clinical pharmacy interventions with problematic orders;

providing information to and communicating with other health care providers

extemporaneous IV admixture, supervision of technicians as well as other pharmacy

Clinical Per Diem Pharmacist –Elkins Park Hospital, May 4, 1998 – October, 1998

Inpatient dispensing of medication in centralized pharmacy

extemporaneous IV admixture, including adult and neonatal TPN;

maintaining and monitoring patient medication profiles;

Communicating with physicians and other healthcare professionals

Supervision of technicians

Cart exchange

Maintaining pharmacy and PYXIS inventory

Performance and documentation of clinical pharmacy interventions to improve outcomes

Director of Pharmacy – Kirkbride Center & Charter Fairmount Inst, April 1997 – November 1997

Overseeing daily operations of dispensing, drug distribution and inventory control

Maintaining and monitoring patient medication profiles for contraindications and drug interactions

Overall supervision, hiring and training of pharmacy staff

Providing information to and coordinating with nurses and doctors

Performance of nursing station inspections

Performing DUE’S and developing QI plans;

Participation in Pharmacy and Therapeutics committee meetings

Developing and providing after hour services

Maintaining pharmacy inventory including narcotic inventory and usage records

Staff Pharmacist – Rite Aid Pharmacy, August 1994 – April 1997

Communicating with physicians, nurses, patients and insurance companies

Maintaining and monitoring patient medication profiles

Dispensing and compounding prescriptions

Inventory control

Training pharmacy technicians.

Honors and Awards: Rite Aid Customer Service Award May 1996, October 1996

Rho Chi Pharmacy Honor Society (1992-present)

Golden Key Honor Society (1989-present)



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