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PharmD/Clinical Pharmacist

Texas, United States
October 19, 2016

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Donald R. Gibson II, PharmD

**** ******* **** *****, *****, Texas 75024

Cell 405-***-****

Professional Summary: Driven, multi-talented Clinical Pharmacist with the ability to work in Retail, Hospital, Consulting, Acute Long-Term Care, and PBM. Actively looking for employment with a company that has a proven track record that can lead to a long-term, symbiotic relationship.


Doctorate of Pharmacy, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, May 2009

B.S. Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, University of Oklahoma, May 2002

TSBP Registered Pharmacist, License # 47949

ACPE IV Certification

ACE (American Council on Exercise) Personal Training Certification

NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) Health/Fitness Certification

Work Experience:

CVS/Caremark, Richardson, TX 07/2015 – 1/08/16

Clinical Pharmacist (Contractor)

Responsible for making final determinations on PA outcomes for specialty, high-cost, or non-formulary drugs based on client approved criteria

Provide critical clinical support judgment to other personnel for outlying issues with many plausible outcomes

Provide final resolutions for escalated client calls by utilizing excellent customer service skills

Protect clients’ business objectives by utilizing lower cost alternatives, resulting in lower client costs and higher contract retention rates

Complete PAs with speed, accuracy, and precision to meet or decrease expected client turn-around times

Oversee completed Medicare-D claims to ensure that they were sorted, processed and billed by the appropriate department

Oversee that client appeals were processed within a certain turn around time

Medical City Hospital Dallas (HCA), Dallas, TX 02/2014-04/2015

Clinical Pharmacist

Utilize Meditech, Cerner Millennium and CPOE to receive, analyze for accuracy and verify Doctor's orders

Assist with updating facility formulary to manage costs and provide patients with affordable but effective medication alternatives

Perform final checks for Adult, Geriatric and Pediatric Chemotherapeutic preparations utilizing a closed-system approach

Provide syringe IV preparations for Neonatal, Pediatric or any patient population requiring small volumes.

Manage up to 10 technicians usually during the evening hours

Provide accurate and sterile IV preparations in accordance with USP 797 guidelines, as well individual hospital expectations

Provide feedback to management to increase efficiency and productivity

Order pertinent labs (BMP, CBC w/differential, CMP, INRs) that will provide pertinent lab values to assist in making clinical that may lead to changes in current medication regimens, more testing or no changes at all

Kindred Healthcare, Inc. aka PharMerica, Arlington, TX 07/2010-02/2014

Staff Overnight Pharmacist

Perform order entry per Physicians' orders accurately and efficiently

Collaborate with other healthcare team members regarding drug interactions, ADRs, preventing polypharmacy, and providing Pharmacists the opportunity to substitute high-price, non-formulary medications via Therapeutic Interchange for less costly medications per P&T protocol.

Prepare IV admixtures (IVPB, large IV fluids) in accordance to USP Chapter 797 guidelines and protocols

Perform final checks to dispense oral, compounded, IV, and epidural medications

Reconcile home/transfer medication logs and narcotic inventory/override reports

Order pertinent labs (BMP, CBC w/differential, CMP, INRs) that will provide pertinent lab values to assist in making clinical that may lead to changes in current medication regimens, more testing or no changes at all.

Perform pharmacokinetic dosing for all Vancomycin and Aminoglycoside orders

PIC for evening and deep night pharmacy operations (including 5 satellite pharmacies)

Providence Memorial Hospital, El Paso, TX 05/2010-08/2010

Clinical Pharmacist (Contractor)

Receive, Enter and Verify physician orders via DINO, Meditech and PharmaFax software

Outreach physicians for clarification regarding illegible, possible drug interactions, or therapeutic duplication

Monitor and adjust TPN formulations utilizing patients’ lab results

Perform pharmacokinetic calculations on all Vancomycin and Aminoglycosides orders per protocol based on the industry standard Creatinine Clearance equation

Accurately enter, verify and double-check all adult and pediatric chemotherapeutic orders

Maintain compliance with the institution’s P&P, Medical Executive Committee and P&T protocol

Document and report immediately any ADRs and/or medication errors using the appropriate chain of command

Walgreens Drug Store, DFW-Plano, TX 09/2009-10/2010

Staff Pharmacist

Review, verify and dispense prescriptions precisely and accurately in a timely manner

Counsel patients on all new or not previously used prescriptions

Counsel patients on appropriate OTC medication use, possible interactions and/or side effects

Responsible for resolving escalated customers’ issues and complaints by providing excellent customer service

Assist with the annual inventory of all medications on hand

Comply with the State Board of Pharmacy record keeping requirements by maintaining accurate daily narcotic reports

Increase OTC sales by 50% alone through the recommendation of products based on a patient’s health and medication history

Professional Affiliations:

American Pharmaceutical Association, (APha)

Kappa Psi Member

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