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Pharmacy Manager

Fall River, Massachusetts, United States
June 25, 2019

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Judith A. Magalhaes, PharmD, BCGP

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Professional Summary

Registered pharmacist with more than 25 years of experience in ambulatory, hospital and retail settings. Manager with success in quality and safety outcomes, medication management and protocol/policy development; achieving core measures, reducing readmissions, cost savings/avoidance and excellence in patient satisfaction.

Professional Experience

Lifespan- Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI March to April 2019 Clinical Pharmacist Specialist- Retail & Specialty Pharmacy Training- Per Diem

• Trained in outpatient retail and specialty pharmacies

• Evaluated patient profiles and lab results to assure medication appropriateness, safety and efficacy

• Identified and resolved significant drug/drug interactions, allergies/adverse reactions, and dosing adjustments necessary for age, weight, renal or hepatic dysfunction

• Assessed patient barriers and improved adherence to medication regimens

• Maintained documentation for patient /provider interventions and outcomes

• Provided patient education for medications and disease management Anchor Medical Associates, Lincoln, RI February 2018 to January 2019 Clinical Pharmacy Specialist- Ambulatory Care

• Provided Medication Therapy Management (MTM) services including: Medication Reconciliation, Disease Management and Transitions of Care Counseling

• Collaborated with healthcare providers to optimize disease management

• Recommended alternative therapy for cost-savings, formulary substitutions or preferred drugs

• Updated and Revised policy for Pharmacist Refill Authorization

• Improved patient outcomes, medication adherence, quality and control costs within the integrated care delivery model

Prospect Medical/CharterCare Provider Group, Providence, RI June 2017 to February 2018 Clinical Pharmacist

• Provided Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Services to members

• Patient Centered Medical Home Pharmacist- disease and medication counseling to patients who were at high-risk for readmission or need for chronic disease management

• Multidisciplinary Rounds- providing post-discharge medication reconciliation

• Member of System Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee

• Optimize Drug Utilization and Generic Dispensing Rate (GDR) 2

Steward Good Samaritan Medical Center, Brockton, MA August 2011 to June 2017 Clinical Pharmacy Manager

• Assisted Pharmacy Director with department operations and regulatory compliance

• Maintained all clinical pharmacy programs

• Co-chair of Pharmacy & Therapeutics and Antimicrobial Stewardship Committees

• Represented pharmacy on a wide range of hospital committees

• Leader in development and design of USP 797 Sterile Compounding room within pharmacy

• Responsible for institutional policies, procedures and order set development

• Performed drug utilization and formulary reviews

• Delivered in-services and other education to medical staff and pharmacists

• Manager/Preceptor of pharmacy intern APPE program

• Provided patient medication counseling, transitions of care and medication reconciliation

• Maintained Adverse Drug Event reporting, evaluation and MedWatch/VAERS programs Clinical Pharmacy Specialist January 2005 to August 2011

• Maintained clinical quality reports

• Provided pharmacy presence during rounds on multiple hospital units

• Managed and reported outcomes of pharmacist’s clinical interventions, therapeutic interchanges, antimicrobial stewardship, anticoagulation and adverse event reporting

• Developed pharmacy intern APPE program

Charlton Memorial Hospital, Fall River, MA September 2002 to December 2004 Clinical Pharmacist

• Provided consultations and clinical services for ICU and pain management

• Presented in-services to medical and nursing staff

• Preceptor for pharmacy APPE interns

Harvard University Health Services, Cambridge, MA November 2001 to June 2002 Assistant Director of Pharmacy

• Assisted Director of Pharmacy with operations, inventory, staffing and regulatory compliance

• Preceptor for pharmacy APPE interns

• Participated in Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee

• Worked directly with administration and physicians on quality and service programs CVS Pharmacy April 1991 to October 2002

Manager/Team Leader, Staff Pharmacist

• Managed inventory, fiscal and regulatory responsibilities

• Completed pharmacy staff evaluations & competency reviews

• Preceptor for pharmacy APPE interns

• Performed medication management therapy services and collaborated with providers for drug- disease optimization

• Assisted providers with insurance formulary coverage and prior approval applications 3

Education and Training

University of Rhode Island, Providence, RI 2002

Doctor of Pharmacy

University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI

Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy



Pharmacist License- Massachusetts (PH21312) Active/current Pharmacist License- Rhode Island (RPH05561) Active/current Academic Positions

MCPHS University-Boston, MA Adjunct Faculty-Pharmacy Northeastern University-Boston, MA Adjunct Faculty-Pharmacy University of Rhode Island-Kingston, RI Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Membership & Affiliations

• American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP)

• American Pharmacist Association (APhA)

• Massachusetts Pharmacist Association (MPhA)

• Massachusetts Society of Health-System Pharmacists (MSHP) Boards and Certifications

• Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist (BCGP)

• APhA Pharmacist Immunization Certificate, May 2019

• RI Cardiovascular Diabetes Outpatient Educator (CVDOE), January 2019

• RI Certified Diabetes Outpatient Educator (CDOE), August 2018

• APhA Cardiovascular Disease Certification, 2016

• APhA Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Certification, 2015

• APhA Diabetes Care Certification, 2014

• Anticoagulation Therapy Management Certificate Program- University of Southern Indiana

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