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Location:
Shawnee, Kansas, United States
Salary:
122000
Posted:
August 25, 2018

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Godfrey Archibong (ac6s6n@r.postjobfree.com; 913-***-****) – Curriculum Vitae

Education:

Doctoral degree (Pharm.D – 2016) – Pharmacy (University of Kansas)

Bachelor degree – Pharmacy (University of Kansas – 2013)

MBA (with Distinction) - Business Administration (Keller Grad. School of Management -2002)

Master degree – Electrical Engineering (University of Kansas -1986)

Pharmacist Licenses – TX, AZ, and KS

Clinical Staff Pharmacist Mar. 2017 - Present

Yavapai Regional Hospital, Prescott Valley

Provides comprehensive, high-quality, cost-effective pharmacy services, resulting in optimal medication outcomes.

Inspect prescription orders and medical data entered into the system for accuracy, prior to verification.

Works with providers, patients and families, to ensure that medication use complements the healing environment for better patient care.

Assesses the patient at the initiation of a consult and drug therapy, developing a patient care and drug monitoring plan.

Documents in the patient clinical record all recommendations and interventions communicated to the physician and monitors patient response, documenting interventions as appropriate.

Takes consult calls from physicians and other healthcare support team members to clarify prescription orders, and ensure correct dosing regimen for patient care.

Performs direct order entry for new prescriptions, and also utilize clinical skills to perform drug utilization reviews.

Provides patient care in many areas of practice, working closely with physicians, nurses, therapists, and most importantly patients, to prevent, as well as identify and resolve medication-related problems.

Enters medication orders, including dispensing medications/IV solutions in an accurate and timely manner to meet patient-specific needs.

Coordinates the drug preparation work of pharmacy technicians and checks the accuracy of that work according to literature guidelines and regulations.

Works in the fulfillment area, pharmacy medication verification application, to provide the final quality check prior to medication being packaged for patient-specific needs.

Uses technology and pharmacy technicians’ support in innovative ways to maximize involvement in numerous clinical practice areas.

Processes prescriptions in a pharmacy software application, and provide support in using on-line clinical references to access professional (clinical and regulatory) information.

Participates in patient care activities for a variety of patient populations ranging from the neonate to the geriatric.

Delivers pharmaceutical care to patients using the medication use process.

Performs comprehensive assessments and analysis of drug therapy in collaboration with patient care team members.

Communicates with the patient, and other members of the health care team regarding patient status, response to therapy and clinical objectives to ensure clinical outcomes are met

Evaluates and documents pharmaceutical care delivered to patients.

Reviews the activities of the pharmacy technicians, coordinating workflow and checking all medications prior to being dispensed.

Assesses data reflective of patients’ status, interpreting the information relative to pharmaceutical care base on patient care needs.

Reviews medication orders and evaluates their appropriateness and completeness with respect to patient demographics and lab values.

Makes recommendations to prescribers with suggestions for improvement and resolves problems associated with medication orders, when needed.

Documents resolutions and clinical interventions in the appropriate manner.

Complies with directives of the P&T Committee as it relates to formulary management.

Documents patient assessment data as required, with clinical interventions.

Utilizes clinical pharmacy skills to assess and formulate recommendations to the medical team, to achieve safety and positive patient outcomes.

Participates in and supports decentralized and floor pharmacist’s activities, as required.

Timely reviews and verifies orders in the medication management system.

Reviews to ensure patient medication profile presents no drug interactions, incompatibilities, or poses patient safety.

Prepares and dispenses medications and IV solutions in an accurate and timely manner in compliance with company policies and procedures.

Supervises and directs work of pharmacy technicians and interns.

Coordinates medication preparation and distribution work of the pharmacy technicians and ensures accuracy prior to dispensing medications for distribution.

Provides accurate, appropriate and timely information to members of the medical team and patients regarding medication therapy and drug guidelines, consistent with regulations.

In conjunction with the medical staff and team, I provide services in:

Nutrition support consultation for adults and co-management with registered dieticians

Antibiotic consultation and management

Pain management consult and support

Vancomycin and aminoglycoside antibiotics stewardship and dose optimization

Anticoagulation management and dose optimization

Patient education in the cardiac rehabilitation program

Leadership for antimicrobial stewardship program

Medication safety enhancements

Pharmaceutical distribution and secure storage in patient care areas

Graduate Pharmacist Jan. 2015 – Dec. 2016

Walgreens Pharmacy, Shawnee, KS

Processed and filled new prescriptions and refills (product selection; counting and measuring drugs; labeling of prescriptions) and prepares compounds and other medications

Counseled patients on the use of prescriptions and over-the-counter medications

Accessed, input and retrieved information from the computer to complete drug dispensing

Operated a cash register – including: cash, check and charge transactions; bagging merchandise

Obtained information for new prescriptions and refills via telephone, physicians’ offices

Completed transfers (in/out) of prescriptions to other pharmacies and healthcare facilities

Compounded patient-specific medication orders

Followed GMP, Company’s procedures: notification, report completion, in cases of dispensing incidents and medication errors

Communicated and interacted with physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals to ensure better patient care experiences and outcomes

Ensured compliance with all company’s procedures, federal and state laws, rules and regulations

Managed the inventory by completing overstock and expired medications return and documentation, waiting bin management and reconciliation

Provided consultation to patients on the use of prescriptions and over-the-counter medications

Received and responded to providers and pharmacy calls regarding the prior authorization and formulary process

Performed review of the pharmacy and override processes in compliance with pharmaceutical guidelines and State regulations

Tracked overrides to ensure criteria have been met, while analyzing cost and determining utilization patterns, for prior authorizations requests audit

Resolved complaints and grievances related to the network of pharmacies, in conjunction with the pharmaceutical industry

Assisted with educating patients and providers on the health plan’s pharmacy process

Assisted with the pharmacy utilization review and reporting process

Collaborated on meeting the quality improvement metrics and preparations, while ensuring appropriate quality controls and opportunities are initiated for performance improvement in pharmacy practice

Provided clinical support for patients to address clinical related questions

Developed, implemented, and contributed to the policies and procedures of the pharmacy

Pharmacist Intern Sept. 2010 – Jun. 2014

Inpatient Pharmacy - KU Hospital, Kansas City, KS

Filling various floor stock and clinic medication supply orders, including fill orders, picks of floor stock supplies and delivering to the Nursing Units and Pyxis/Omnicell machines

Performs accurate computer order-entry, labeling and dispensing in accordance with pharmacy regulations

Accurately compounds and checks compounded sterile products and medications

Processing admixture and delivery of IV's, PCEA, CEA's and Chemotherapy drugs

Performs admission medications reconciliation for patients and review prior to admission medications Identified allergies and drug interactions for proper patient care

Educated patients on Warfarin use and therapy of anticoagulation

Acquired the ability to perform math functions required for pharmacokinetic calculations

Monitored patients, including working with pharmacists on dosing protocols and drug consults

Monitored patients’ lab test results and suggests modifications to dosing of medications accordingly (e.g. Vancomycin, Tobramycin, Lovenox, and Insulin)

Presented patient cases to preceptors and other students during weekend patients' monitoring

Performed accountability associated with compounding, dispensing, and delivery of medications for patients’ care

Packaged Single/Multiple Dose medications in accordance with the law, rules and regulations of the Board of Pharmacy, and Standard Procedures

Performed Quality Review/Audit of Accudose (Pyxis/Omnicell) Equipment

Performed Patients Discharge Counseling

Knowledgeable and skilled in laboratory development and operations processes

Has a good grasp and understanding of the latest information from clinical studies & abstracts

Has a good knowledge base in intravenous admixture services and intravenous therapy.

Responsible for evaluating and monitoring drug therapy relative to the total needs/problems of patients care, in collaboration with physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals

Capable of working effectively with others to provide safe and effective drug therapy

Has the ability to solve problems and supervise other healthcare support staff

Assisted the physicians and other healthcare professionals involved in planning and implementing patient care, to ensure safe and effective drug therapy

Conducted initial and ongoing assessment of patient, drug and disease information to identify real and potential drug-related problems or needs

Communicated the results of therapeutic drug monitoring activities to the physician, nursing and other appropriate healthcare professionals

Provided recommendations for modification and discontinuance of medications in accordance to assigned privileges, under the supervision of clinical pharmacists

Assisted in the design, implementation, assessment, planning of medication therapy, while monitoring for adverse effects in the utilization of the most effective, least toxic, and most economical medications that achieve improved patient-care outcomes

Maintained thorough and appropriate documentation in the patient/client record of all clinical activities and communication with patients, physicians and other healthcare professionals

Coordinated and/or participated in the preparation of sterile admixtures, dispensing pharmaceutical and related supplies and equipment, in accordance with the Federal, State and Local Laws and Standards of practice which govern the profession of Pharmacy

Worked to evaluate patients under a given scope of practice, with some oversight by the clinical pharmacists, while providing healthcare services to directly impacted the assigned patients

Directly and indirectly interacted with patients, along with the interdisciplinary teams to evaluate therapeutic plan, while performing situation assessment, ordering labs to help determine efficacy and potential adverse events in any given medication therapy

Pharmacist Intern Nov. 2014 – Apr. 2015

DeGoler’s Pharmacy, Kansas City, KS

Counseled patients on the use of prescriptions and over-the-counter medications

Accessed, input and retrieved information from the computer to complete drug dispensing

Operated a cash register – including: cash, check and charge transactions; bagging merchandise

Obtained needed information for new prescriptions and refills via telephone

Processed and filled prescriptions (product selection; counting and measuring drugs; labeling of prescriptions) and prepared compounds, admixtures and other medications

Completed transfers (in/out) of prescriptions to other pharmacies and healthcare facilities

Assisted with the stock ordering and pharmacy inventory management

Compounded patient-specific medication orders

Followed GMP, Company’s procedures: notification, report completion, in cases of dispensing incidents and medication errors

Communicated and interacted with physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals to ensure better patient care experiences and outcomes

Ensured compliance with company’s procedures, federal and state laws, rules and regulations

Managed the inventory by completing overstock and expired medications return and documentation

Provided consultation to patients on the use of prescriptions and over-the-counter medications

Received and responded to providers and pharmacy calls regarding prior authorization and formulary process

Performed the review of the pharmacy and override processes in compliance with pharmaceutical guidelines and State regulations

Tracked overrides to ensure criteria have been met, while analyzing cost and determining utilization patterns, for prior authorizations requests audit

Resolved complaints and grievances related to the network of pharmacies, in conjunction with the pharmaceutical industry

Assisted with educating patients and providers on the health plans’ pharmacy process

Assisted with the pharmacy utilization review and reporting process

Collaborated on meeting the quality improvement metrics and preparations, while ensuring appropriate quality controls and opportunities are initiated for performance improvement in pharmacy practice

Provided clinical support for patients to address clinical related questions

Developed, implemented, and contributed to the policies and procedures of the department

Participated in the coordination of the Medicare MTM program

Pharmacist Intern Sept. 2010 - Feb. 2011

CVS Pharmacy, Shawnee, KS

Processed and filled new prescriptions and refills (product selection; counting and measuring drugs; labeling of prescriptions) and prepared compounds and other medications

Counseled patients on the use of prescriptions and over-the-counter medications

Accessed, input and retrieved information from the computer to complete drug dispensing

General understanding of, and the performance of workstation responsibilities

Obtained needed information for new prescriptions and refills via telephone

Communicated and interacted with physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals to ensure better patient care experiences and outcomes

Managed the inventory by completing overstock and expired medications return and documentation, as well as periodic cycle count, waiting bin management and reconciliation

Received and responded to providers and pharmacy calls regarding prior authorization and formulary process

Performed review of the pharmacy and override process in compliance with pharmaceutical guidelines and State regulations

Tracked overrides to ensure criteria have been met, while analyzing cost and determining utilization patterns, for prior authorizations requests audit

Performed basic introduction to store sales, regarding the pharmacy, and associated metrics

Resolved complaints and grievances related to the network of pharmacies, in conjunction with the pharmaceutical industry

Assisted with educating patients and providers on healthcare plans and pharmacy processes

Assisted with the pharmacy utilization review and reporting process

Collaborated on meeting the quality improvement metrics and preparations, while ensuring appropriate quality controls and opportunities are initiated for performance improvement in pharmacy practice

Provided clinical support for patients to address clinical related questions

Demonstrated effective customer care duties and focus on patient-care delivery

Pharmacy Student Volunteer - 2012 to 2015

JayDoc Clinic – Free HealthCare Services, Kansas City, KS

Conducts medication reconciliation/history of patients

Answers medication related questions from patients, student physicians, and physicians

Checks for patients’ past medications interactions or concerns

Provides drug therapy advice to student physicians

Assists student physicians with writing of prescriptions

Counsels patients on new medications the use of inhalers, and other medical devices

Experiential Rotation - Pharmacy Student

Acquired familiarity, understanding and utilization of Medical Abbreviations during rounds with medical teams and other healthcare professionals

Learned Hospital & Institutional Pharmacy operations, including Medication distribution and medication use cycle

Reviewed and learned the implications/applications of laboratory tests and value in patient care

Performed Patient order interpretations and evaluations

Under the general supervision of the Director and according to law and standard procedures, provided pharmaceutical services to enhance quality patients’ care delivery at the hospital

Reviewed Sterile products processes, including IV therapy, aseptic techniques and procedures

Performed calculations for sterile products compounding, their stabilities, and compatibilities

Conducted Chart review, data collection, MAR review, while providing Inpatient monitoring

Interdisciplinary shadowing, working with clinical pharmacist and other healthcare professionals in delivering patient care

Participated in P&T subcommittee for the evaluation of Inpatient formulary for safety, efficacy support and cost implications

Presented Institutional medication use process, and on some selected medications

Assisted the physician and nursing staff in setting therapeutic objectives for drug therapy and establishing parameters for monitoring the safety and efficacy of drug therapy

Monitored the outcomes from drug therapy by collecting, evaluating and interpreting the results of laboratory data, clinical data other pertinent patient information

Programmed infusion control devices as indicated to meet specific patient’s need

Provided consultation and answered inquiries from patients, families, physicians and other healthcare professionals regarding drugs and their uses

Conducted initial and ongoing assessment of patients, while reviewing drug and disease information to identify real and potential drug-related problems or needs

Communicated the results of therapeutic drug monitoring activities to physicians, nurses and other appropriate healthcare professionals

Communicated for modification and discontinuance medications, in accordance to assigned privileges under the supervision of clinical pharmacists

Assisted in the design, implementation, assessment, and planning of medication therapy, while monitoring for adverse effects in the utilization of medications in achieve patient-care outcomes

Maintained thorough and appropriate documentation in the patient/client record of all clinical activities and communication with patients, physicians and other healthcare professionals

Coordinated and/or participated in the preparation of sterile admixtures, dispensing pharmaceutical and related supplies and equipment, in accordance with the Federal, State and Local Laws and Standards of practice, which govern the profession of Pharmacy

Worked, with some oversight from the clinical pharmacists, to evaluate patients, while providing services to directly care for the assigned patients

Directly and indirectly interacted with patients, along with the interdisciplinary teams to evaluate therapeutic plans, while performing situation assessment, and ordering labs to help determine efficacy and potential adverse events in any given medication therapy

Defined processes for assessment and monitoring of patients in Ambulatory settings at the VA Hospital and Indian Health Services Pharmacies

Established and designed plans to improve performance measures, with focus on patient-care

Understands regulatory and professional standards of practice, as it governs pharmacy practice

Managed pharmacy workload and resources to effectively support strategic goals and objectives

Refined processes to ensure medication management systems were effectively centered to improve patient-care delivery

Community Services, Health Care & Other Volunteer Experience:

I volunteered to help in the homeless shelter for our displaced war veterans in Kansas City.

I have shadowed medical doctors for several weeks, to understand the variations in human health, the diagnosis processes and efforts put in to help patients regain healthy body and mind.

I have shadowed some physical therapists to understand their roles in the health care delivery system, while appreciating the pharmaceutics aspects of wellness that the pharmacists provide.

I volunteered in a hospital, during past summers, working with medical doctors, physical therapist, and nurses to deliver health care.

Served as a student representative (co-chair) of the President’s Diversity Task Force Committee

I have served as a vice president of a Minority Bioengineering Alliance.

I have performed in the capacity of an event planner for intramural athletics.

I offered my services as a volunteer for the Fall Festivals at the church.

I volunteered to help in the delivery of services to the homeless shelters, activities coordinated by our church, in the past several years in the Greater Kansas City community.

Other Strengths:

The ability to work effectively in team environment and interact with colleagues in a professional and supportive manner.

The ability to communicate effectively and at the appropriate level with healthcare professionals, peers and consumers.

I have a strong customer service skills, including knowledge of standard professional etiquette, problem solving and customer interfacing skills.

I organize around my workflow, being also detail oriented and excellent on follow-up.

I am Professional Career focused, with a desire to work in a dynamic professional environment.

An advocate to delivering efficient health care and services, which are accessible to the patients.

Performing vital functions in which my problem solving and compassionate skills are most effectively utilized in the care and treatment of patients.

The desire to devote my skills and knowledge to serving others.

Academic Honors & Awards/Certifications:

University of Kansas Honors List: 2015-2016

Dean’s Honor List: 2015-2016

Immunization Certification

BLS, ACLS and PALS Certifications



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