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Medical Pharmacy

Location:
Kahului, HI
Posted:
January 06, 2020

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Timothy Barton

ada777@r.postjobfree.com / C: 808-***-**** / Honolulu, HI

Summary

Veteran Clinical Pharmacist effective at delivering evidence-based therapeutic recommendations. Knowledgeable about reporting requirements, documentation needs and compliance standards. Successful at staying up to date on the latest information. Looking to apply 28 years of experience to a growth-oriented position with a progressive organization.

Experience

Maui Health System - Clinical Pharmacist 08/2019 - Current

Wailuku, HI

Analyzed prescribing trends to monitor patient compliance and prevent excessive usage.

Secured drugs against theft, loss or mismanagement by setting and enforcing effective procedures.

Advised patients on potential drug interactions and side effects, proper dose timing and medication storage.

Dispensed medications after reviewing and interpreting prescriptions from healthcare providers.

Worked with healthcare team to improve patient care through medication use.

Instructed physicians on correct medication dosages.

Reviewed packages and medication bottles for proper labeling before distributing to patients.

Delivered pharmacological education to patients by responding to and answering questions and explaining medication side effects.

Effectively supervised staff of [Number] [Job title]s by using [Skill] and [Skill] and delivering in-depth training.

Enforced adherence to infection control protocols.

Counseled patients on drug therapies to ensure proper intakes.

Checked medications for content, accuracy and completeness of all drug packaging and labeling to provide final verification of prescription.

Maintained compliance with state and federal drug laws.

Prepared medications based on physician orders.

Reviewed and monitored patient medication files and lab data in hospital setting.

Counseled patients on appropriate use of over-the-counter and prescription medications.

Attended healthcare conferences and seminars.

Answered patient questions and data requests.

Detected and reported therapeutic incompatibilities.

Maui Health Systems - Clinical Pharmacist 03/2018 - 02/2019

Wailuku, HI

Worked with healthcare team to improve patient care through medication use.

Reviewed and monitored patient medication files and lab data in hospital setting.

Trained individuals in how to use devices to promote optimal medical support.

Instructed physicians on correct medication dosages.

Worked with pharmacy technicians to expedite urgent requests.

Delivered pharmacological education to patients by responding to and answering questions and explaining medication side effects.

Answered patient questions and data requests.

Stocked, labeled and delivered medications to patients and caregivers.

Maintained compliance with state and federal drug laws.

Checked medications for content, accuracy and completeness of all drug packaging and labeling to provide final verification of prescription.

Improved drug inventory management procedures to reduce waste and eliminate backorders or overstock.

Advised patients on potential drug interactions and side effects, proper dose timing and medication storage.

Prepared medications based on physician orders.

Attended healthcare conferences and seminars.

Dispensed drugs in hospital environments.

Reviewed packages and medication bottles for proper labeling before distributing to patients.

Enforced adherence to infection control protocols.

Provided patients with information on how to properly take and store medication.

Detected and reported therapeutic incompatibilities.

Tripler Army Medical Center - Clinical Pharmacist 11/2007 - 10/2016

Honolulu, HI

Secured drugs against theft, loss or mismanagement by setting and enforcing effective procedures.

Reviewed and monitored patient medication files and lab data in hospital setting.

Mentored residents and interns in pharmacy on operations, clinical support, medications and other vital job aspects.

Dispensed drugs in hospital environments.

Enforced adherence to infection control protocols.

Advised patients on potential drug interactions and side effects, proper dose timing and medication storage.

Instructed physicians on correct medication dosages.

Checked medications for content, accuracy and completeness of all drug packaging and labeling to provide final verification of prescription.

Communicated with member physicians to prevent harmful drug reactions, therapy duplications and allergic reactions.

Attended healthcare conferences and seminars.

Delivered pharmacological education to patients by responding to and answering questions and explaining medication side effects.

Managed inventory and reduced expenditures by negotiating prices with pharmaceutical suppliers.

Detected and reported therapeutic incompatibilities.

Verified prescription information against safety guidelines and insurance limitations to protect patient health and financial interests.

Reviewed data on medication use and recommended changes to established policies.

Worked with pharmacy technicians to expedite urgent requests.

Answered patient questions and data requests.

Counseled patients on drug therapies to ensure proper intakes.

Prepared medications based on physician orders.

Analyzed prescribing trends to monitor patient compliance and prevent excessive usage.

Dispensed medications after reviewing and interpreting prescriptions from healthcare providers.

Trained individuals in how to use devices to promote optimal medical support.

Queens Medical Center - Clinical Pharmacist 03/1992 - 10/2007

Honolulu, HI

Attended healthcare conferences and seminars.

Counseled patients on appropriate use of over-the-counter and prescription medications.

Secured drugs against theft, loss or mismanagement by setting and enforcing effective procedures.

Improved drug inventory management procedures to reduce waste and eliminate backorders or overstock.

Reviewed and monitored patient medication files and lab data in hospital setting.

Checked medications for content, accuracy and completeness of all drug packaging and labeling to provide final verification of prescription.

Answered patient questions and data requests.

Advised patients on potential drug interactions and side effects, proper dose timing and medication storage.

Enforced adherence to infection control protocols.

Increased focus on pharmacy's encompassing health services by administering immunizations and delivering patient consultations.

Reviewed data on medication use and recommended changes to established policies.

Mentored residents and interns in pharmacy on operations, clinical support, medications and other vital job aspects.

Worked with healthcare team to improve patient care through medication use.

Prepared medications based on physician orders.

Dispensed medications after reviewing and interpreting prescriptions from healthcare providers.

Reviewed packages and medication bottles for proper labeling before distributing to patients.

Detected and reported therapeutic incompatibilities.

Counseled patients on drug therapies to ensure proper intakes.

Dispensed drugs in hospital environments.

Maintained compliance with state and federal drug laws.

Provided patients with information on how to properly take and store medication.

Analyzed prescribing trends to monitor patient compliance and prevent excessive usage.

Discussed over-the-counter medication and equipment options to help patients deal with individual symptoms.

Delivered pharmacological education to patients by responding to and answering questions and explaining medication side effects.

Trained individuals in how to use devices to promote optimal medical support.

Instructed physicians on correct medication dosages.

Worked with pharmacy technicians to expedite urgent requests.

Skills

Dedicated to patient safety. 3 patient safety awards while at Tripler Army Medical Center

Team player who promotes strong communication skills through the team to make a stronger team

Rounded in ICU's with medical and surgical treams

Served on resuscitation teams as Pharmacist support on running crash carts

Education and Training

12/1991

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy

Boston, MA

Bachelor of Science: Pharmacy



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