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Pharmacy Health

Location:
Pasadena, California, United States
Posted:
October 17, 2016

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HORACE BRYANT WILLIAMS, JR. 626-***-****

P.O. Box 93764 (cell) 626-***-****

Pasadena, CA 91109 email: acw26t@r.postjobfree.com

Professional Experience

SAN DIMAS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL, San Dimas, CA. June 2010 to June 2016. Established the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program. Director of Pharmacy

HENRY MAYO NEWHALL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, Valencia, CA May 2009 to the present. Per Diem pharmacist on the night shift (8:30 p.m. – 7:00 a.m.)

EAST VALLEY HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER, GLENDORA, CA April 2007 - May 2009

Directory of Pharmacy

RELIABLE HEALTH SERVICES, INC. August 2005 - present

Staff pharmacist at King-Drew Medical Center; supervised outpatient pharmacy; helped to prepare the emergency department for CMS inspection; emergency room pharmacist. - Los Angeles

Responsible for delivering medication services to all patients. Worked all shifts.

ENCINO-TARZANA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER August 2004 - August 2005

Director of Pharmacy - Tarzana Hospital

Managed all aspects of the pharmacy department including medication distribution, clinical services, medication information, pharmacokinetics dosing, intravenous admixture program, metabolic support activities, pharmacy and therapeutics committee, JCAHO preparation and other assorted responsibilities. Managed an expenditure budget of $11,365,000. Hired three full time pharmacists to sustain the clinical programs.

CALIFORNIA HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER November 2001 - July 2004

Director of Pharmacy

Managed all aspects of the department including medication distribution, clinical services, medication information, pharmacokinetics dosing, intravenous admixture program, metabolic support team, pharmacy and therapeutics committee and other assorted responsibilities. Re-established the clinical pharmacy service.

ASERETH MEDICAL SERVICES November 2000 - November 2001

Assigned to Skilled Care Pharmacy, a Long-Term Care (LTC) Pharmacy.

KING-DREW MEDICAL CENTER, Los Angeles, CA January 1998 - November 2000

Staff Pharmacist

Prepared the medication control section of the anesthesiology department for the JCAHO visit in April 1998. Assisted in establishing the trauma pharmacy satellite. Worked in the trauma satellite monitoring medication therapy of surgical ICU patients (antibiotics, parenteral nutrition, etc.), medical/surgical in-patients (intravenous fluids, chemotherapy agents, oral unit dose medication, etc.) and outpatient department filling prescriptions and counseling patients. Worked in the Augustus Hawkins Psychiatric hospital filling orders, monitoring medication therapy for inpatients and filling prescriptions for psychiatric outpatients for a year. Worked with investigational medications.

METHODIST HOSPITAL OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, Arcadia, CA Dec. 1963 - March 1997

Directory of Pharmacy

For over thirty years managed all aspects of the department including medication distribution, clinical services, medication information, pharmacokinetics dosing, intravenous admixture program, metabolic support team, pharmacy and therapeutics committee and other assorted responsibilities. Wrote and maintained the policy and procedure manual and developed teams to promote efficiency and effectiveness. Responsible for the outpatient pharmacy.

Initiated the medication distribution, intravenous admixture and medication information programs.

Introduced and developed the clinical pharmacy service (patient-oriented services).

Assisted in creating the Institutional Review Board.

Wrote Clinical Pathways (case management).

Trained many pharmacy interns and technicians.

Helped to organize the Ethics Committee and Ethics Response Team.

Organized the patient medication counseling service.

Developed pharmacy personnel into a smooth working team through re-engineering.

Managed a budget of $16 million with 16 FTE pharmacists, 14 FTE technicians and one FTE technician-secretary.

Organized and staffed several community health fairs.

Led activities for staff members in conflict resolution and honoring boundaries (preventing workplace harassment).

Worked with contracting personnel in writing and reviewing contracts from Managed Care Organizations. Analyzed and put together the financial data in order to manage the utilization of costly medications and control costs.

Developed a process for approving medication for the Formulary through the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.

Provided education for the medical and nursing staffs. Taught pharmacology to nurse mid-wifery students at Charles Drew University and public health at the University of Southern California, School of Pharmacy.

Veterans Administration Hospital, Battle Creek, Michigan. 1956-1959.

Assistant Director of Phrmacy.

United States Army, November 1953 – November 1955. Sp3.

Additional Professional Experience

Education and Training

Ph.D., Public Administration (Health Services Administration and Epidemiology), University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. Dissertation: Effects of An Intervention Approach on the Medication Prescribing Behavior of Physicians. May 1986.

M.P.A., Health Services Administration, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. May 1981

Certificate in Nuclear Pharmacy, Oak Ridge, Tennessee. 1961.

M.S. in Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Thesis: The Sterilization of Thermometers Utilizing Complexes of Iodine and Tweens. Completed a Residency in Hospital Pharmacy Administration. May 1962.

B.S. in Pharmacy, Xavier University, New Orleans, LA, June 1953.

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor, Pharmacology, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine & Science, Nurse Midwifery Program, Los Angeles, California. 1993 - 2001.

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, University of Southern California, School of Pharmacy, Los Angeles, CA. Disciplines: hospital pharmacy administration, ethics and public health. 1973 - present. Course coordinator, public health, 1997 - 1999.

Lecturer in healthcare policy, University of Southern California School of Public Administration, Los Angeles, CA. 1986 - 1990.

Adjunct Professor of Pharmacy, University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy, Stockton, CA. 1973 - 1983.

Lecturer in Pharmacology, Pasadena City College, School of Nursing, Pasadena, CA 1970 - 1980.

Minority Admissions Committee, University of California School of Pharmacy, San Francisco, CA. 1970 - 1972.

Honors and Awards

The Individual Achievement Award, California Black Health Network, April 1997.

The Harry Sheldon Memorial Award for outstanding achievement in human relations, City of Pasadena, Human Relations Commission, 1996.

Honorary Alumnus, University of Southern California, School of Pharmacy, 1993.

Patient Services Award, The Myasthenia Gravis Foundation, 1991.

Pi Sigma Alpha, National Political Science Honor Society, 1986.

Hospital Pharmacist of the Year, California Society of Hospital Pharmacists, 1978.

Preceptor of the Year, University of Southern California School of Pharmacy, 1978.

Pharmacist of the Year, San Gabriel Valley Pharmacists Association, 1976.

Preceptor of the Year, University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy, 1975.

Knight Commander of St. Gregory the Great, bestowed by His Holiness Pope Paul VI for services to the Roman Catholic Church and Community, 1973.

Rho Chi National Pharmacy Honor Society, 1961.

Louis Israel Award of the Knights of St. Peter Claver for work in human relations, 1953.

Addendum

PAPERS AUTHORED/CO-AUTHORED

March 1997, Pasadena, CA. Twentieth Annual Pasadena Women's Conference, Expanding Relationships: Women's Changing Roles. (With Mona Sparks-Johnson).

December 1996, New Orleans, LA, Mid-Year Clinical Meeting, American Society of Hospital Pharmacists,

Annual Skills Day: A Method of Assessing and Maintaining Competency in a Pharmacy Department. With Kenneth Kinoshita.

November 1996, New York City, Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Empowering the Disadvanteged: Social Justice Through Negotiating a Gang Truce.

October 1996, Anaheim, CA, Seminar '96 of the California Society of Healthcare Systems Pharmacists, Technician Supervision. With Fred Shackelford.

June 1996, San Diego, CA. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hospital Pharmacists, Exchange Cart and Manual Accounting System for Tracking Anesthesiologists' Controlled Medication: A Management Case Study. With Donald DeFazio.

November 1995, San Diego, CA, Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Promoting a Non-violent Community - A Report of the Formation of A Community Non-violent Coalition.

August 1995, Anaheim, CA. Convention '95 of the American Association of Pharmacy Technicians, Healthcare Reform Through Effective Leadership.

October 1993, San Francisco, CA. Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, A Strategy for Preventing a Return to Violence.

June 1991, San Diego, CA, Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hospital Pharmacists, Discovery and Documentation of Missing Medications in An Acute Care Institution. With Frederick Shackelford.

September 1988, Sydney Australia, 48th International Congress of Pharmaceutical Sciences of Federacion Internationale Pharmaceutique (F.I.P.), Facilitating the Identification of Adverse Drug Reactions: An Assist for Post-Marketing Serveillance.

December 1986, Las Vegas, Nevada, Midyear Clinical Meeting of the American Society of Hospital Pharmacists, Effects of an Intervention Approach on the Medication Prescribing Behavior of Physicians.

March 1985, San Francisco, CA, Annual Meeting of the American Pharmaceutical Association, Consistency of VariablesUsed to Determine Physician Coooperation.

September 1985, Montreal, Quebec, 45th International Congress of Pharmaceutical Sciences of F.I.P., Measuring Physician Cooperation in the Acute Care Hospital.

April 1980, Washington, DC, Annual Meeting of the American Pharmaceutical Association, Quality Assurance Through Peer Review.

April 1979, Anaheim, CA, Annual Meeting of the American Pharmaceutical Association, The Evolution of Comprehensive Clinical Pharmacy Services in a Community Hospital.

May 1970, New Orleans, LA, Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hospital Pharmacists, Communicating in the Patient Care Arena. With John Sykora.

PROFESSIONAL, CIVIC AND VOLUNTARY ACTIVITIES

Board of Directors, Health Access of California, presently.

Board of Directors, Health Care for All - Los Angeles, presently.

Mentor for At Risk Teen-age Males, 1996 - present.

President, San Gabriel Valley Pharmacists Association - presently.

Regional Reference Person, Re-evaluation Counseling Communities, San Gabriel Valley/East Los Angeles.

Coordinator and Trainer, National Coalition Building Institute, Southern California, 1988 - 1995.

Board of Directors and treasurer of the Coalition for Zero Violence - 1990 - 2001.

Board of Directors, Pasadena Symphony Association, 1976 - 1985; V.P for Programs, 1983-85.

American Pharmaceutical Association, Education Committee, 1983-85.

California Pharmacist Association, Task Force on Goals for the '90's, 1985.

President, Southern California Society of Hospital Pharmacists, 1978-79.

President, Los Angeles Black Lay Catholic Ministry, 1973 - 75.

President, The Catholic Human Relations Council of Los Angeles, 1971 - 79.

Secretary-Treasurer, California Society of Hospital Pharmacists, 1980.

Board of Directors, Community Relations Conference of Southern California, 1970 - 90; V.P. 1980-90.

MEMBERSHIPS

American Pharmaceutical Association. American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists

California Pharmacists Association California Society of Health Systems Pharmacists San Gabriel Valley Pharmacists Association San Gabriel Valley Society of Health Systems Pharmacists Los Angeles Music Center Opera Association National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

California Black Health Network.

References supplied upon request.

Resume - Horace



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