Olusola (Shola) Abiola Obadan
Address: ***** ************ *****, ***********, **, 93311
Seeking employment as a Pharmacist in order to contribute to the safe and effective management of patients’ medication therapy and thereby improve their health, through my experiences, skills and knowledge of pharmacy.
Application for license transfer to Ohio currently in progress as of May 5th 2020
June 2015 – June 2021 – California State Board of Pharmacy #72644
February 2015 – June 2021- Texas State Board of Pharmacy - #56183
July 2007 – December 2020 - General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) of Great Britain - #2066556
January 2018- Present – Pharmacist-in-Charge/ Senior Pharmacist – Kern Medical Correctional Medicine, Bakersfield CA
I am responsible for ensuring compliance with California State Board of Pharmacy laws and regulations as it pertains to the dispensing of prescribed medications and all other laws governing the operation of the pharmacy.
Together with a team of pharmacists and Pharmacy technicians we provide pharmacy services i.e. dispensing, distribution, consultation if requested to inmates in the jail.
In addition to the above I am responsible for creating and developing a cost-effective formulary and creating a number of policies and procedures that have helped standardize operations and helped to build accountability.
June 2015 -January 2018
Pharmacist in Charge & Clinical Pharmacist – Coram/CVS Specialty Infusion Pharmacy, Bakersfield CA
In addition to my responsibilities of being the Pharmacist-in-charge, my role as a clinical pharmacist involved overseeing the compounding of several Intravenous admixtures which included antibiotics, IVIG, Steroids, monoclonal antibodies and TPN for both adult and pediatric patients.
I provided patient and/or caregiver consultations, communication with physicians, prescribers, nurses and other healthcare professionals, I was also involved in the selection of products, devices and ancillary supplies to aid in IV administration. I ensured an accurate medication history was obtained and that a pharmaceutical care plan was drawn out for our patients.
June 2014 – January 2015
Extended Pharmacist Intern - Memorial Hermann Memorial City, Houston TX
Under the supervision of licensed pharmacy preceptors, I prepared drug carts for delivery to nursing units, dispensed floor stock medications and I was involved in compounding and preparing patient specific medication under aseptic conditions following USP 797 and USP 795 guidelines
I was able to demonstrate my clinical knowledge and skills through rotation in the following clinical specialties; emergency medicine, ambulatory care, pediatrics, geriatrics, oncology, internal medicine, order entry in addition to outpatient pharmacy at Walgreens® Pharmacy.
December 2011 – December 2013
Specialist Oncology Pharmacist – Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital, London, United Kingdom
I rotated through a number of sections within oncology and hematology pharmacy which included outpatient clinics, wards, clinical trials, and the chemotherapy pharmacy dispensing unit.
I provided quality patient care to patients in the following tumor groups; colorectal, breast, urology, lung, upper gastrointestinal, dermatology, head and neck. I was responsible for clinical verification of chemotherapy prescriptions for intravenous, oral and supportive medication for these patients
The dispensing unit prepared intravenous and oral chemotherapy for these patients; one of my responsibilities in the unit was to authorize the final release of chemotherapy for administration to patients in the cancer day center.
December 2010 - November 2011
Lead Aseptic Services/Hematology-Oncology Pharmacist - Lewisham Healthcare NHS Hospital London, United Kingdom
I was acting lead of chemotherapy and hematology services during this period and was responsible for overseeing the day to day running of the chemotherapy pharmacy dispensing unit, in addition to providing a clinical pharmacy service to the oncology and hematology inpatient wards
October 2009 – December 2010
Clinical Pharmacist – Lewisham Healthcare NHS Hospital, London, United Kingdom
My role involved contributing to the pharmaceutical after care of patients on the general surgical and surgical orthopedic ward. In addition to ensuring each patients prescription was appropriately indicated and safe, I ensured local antibiotic guidelines were followed, advised on appropriate dosing adjustments for patients with organ impairment, I also provided support where patients were nil by mouth and required drug administration via alternative routes.
I worked in the Trusts anticoagulant clinic, where I was responsible for appropriate adjustments of Patients oral anticoagulant dosing, with the aim of maintaining their (INR) within the appropriate therapeutic range.
August 2008 – August 2009
Primary Care Pharmacist - Kingston Primary Care Trust
Responsible for providing practical evidence based solutions and specialist advice to the practice team and as a result contributed to the care and education of patients on specific prescribing related problems.
August 2007 – August 2008
Resident/Rotational Pharmacist - Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Through the rotations I acquired numerous skills and improved my clinical knowledge. I rotated through the pharmacy admissions and discharge team, medicines information, care of the elderly, surgery, critical care, neurology, and stroke units. As a resident, I provided an out of hours pharmacy service to charing cross and Hammersmith hospitals.
2002 – 2006: Master of Pharmacy, MPharm. University of Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom (UK)