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Loyola University Clinical Pharmacist

Hinsdale, IL
200000 years
December 09, 2021

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Vohra Saifee 630-***-****

Dedicated to optimizing pharmacy services with leadership, cost-containment and quality improvement with Medication Safety and Medication therapy management. Experience

Clinical Pharmacist Nov 2015 - Present

Advocate Trinity Hospital, Chicago, US

• Worked as Clinical Pharmacist at one of the Chicago's top healthcare integrated system Aurora advocate Health

• Daily participation of ICU rounds • Served as lead-Pharmacist in Medication reconciliation (Admits and Discharges), at Trinity Advocatehealth hospital pharmacy to >90 % compliance placing Trinity hospital in a leading role within advocate system. • Involved in daily order entry including IV to PO meds, and other monitoring Vancomycin, Pipercillin -Tazobactam (Zosyn), Enoxaparin (Lovenox) and Heparin dosing • Helped Antibiotic stewardship process with antibiotic dosing and monitoring therapy • Involved in daily of Pharmacy to dose: Vancomycin, Zosyn, Lovenox, Warfarin, and famotidine with renal dosing • Attended P & T committee meetings • Attended Critical care committee meetings • Attend Codes at Different hospital areas • CPR, BLS and ACLS Certified • USE Pyxis Pharmacy system • Assist Clinical Coordinator with clinical activity including Anticoagulant therapy, Antibiotic stewardship process and P & T assignments/projects as needed (K-centra, Naloxone, and Zosyn & Vancomycin reviews) • Involved daily with Care connection computer pharmacy system • Involved daily with Asynet -Carousel med system of hospital, Omni cell and/or Pyxis automated system review Consultant - Pharmacy Management Jul 1999 - Dec 2016 Provider Solutions, Inc, Westmont, US

Hospital clients: 1. St. Nicholas Hospital (WI), Total Therapeutic Management, Provident Hospital of Cook County, Loyola University Health System, University Of Chicago, Christ Hospital, Lutheran General Hospital, Loreto Hospital, Richmond Memorial Hospital, Sacred Heart Hospital, and Springfield Regional Medical Center (OH). Worked as a Director or Interim director of pharmacy. • Homecare clients/Specialty Pharmacy Services: 2. Greater Chicago Homecare 3. Orsini Home Healthcare 4. Dynacare Home Health care* 5. Cardinal Bernadine Oncology center at Loyola University Health system* with Oncology infusion center • Surgery center clients: -Surgery center includes Palos, Orland Park, Oak Park, Affiliated, Fullerton, Riverside, Elgin Gastro, Center of Digestive Disease, Rogers Park, USDS, Ravine Way, and Downers Grove ambulatory care center. • Provided research documents and prepared detailed information for Pharmconsultant Inc. in the Adverse Drug Events and Drug Literature evaluation supporting litigation cases. • Provided consultations for special assignments such as Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP), Joint Commission (JCAHO) accreditation resolutions. • Worked with multiple computer systems including Amigo, CPSI, Care Connection, Kean, Meditech, HPI, Cerner, Simmons and Epic.

Director of Pharmacy Aug 2013 - Dec 2015

Aurora Chicago Lakeshore Hospital, Chicago, US

Worked as a Director of Pharmacy for145 beds psychiatric and behavioral health hospital with all age groups pat age groups patients including Pediatrics, Adults and seniors. • Work with physicians to identify cost containment issue with many medications and implemented changes as medication therapy management. • Work with physicians to improve cost containment with high cost psych medications and implemented changes with medication therapy management. • Implemented longer acting injectable (LAI) drugs usages such as Risperdal consta, Invega Sustena & Abilify Maintena in pharmacy. • Improve pharmacy cost per patient's days from $ 14 to


Director of Pharmacy Apr 2007 - Jul 2011

Norwegian American Hospital, Chicago, US

Comprehensive Pharmacy services* • Worked as Director of Pharmacy for 210 bed community hospital supervising 22 full-time equivalent employees (FTEs) and over 27 employees • Identified and implemented cost reduction and revenue enhancement strategies increase revenue from $1.3 to $3.5 million in first year of employment • Saved Norwegian American Hospital more than $500,000 in three years through streamline drug therapy management and cost efficiency • Implemented and upgraded Omni Cell color touch pharmacy cabinet and bio-touch and Flexi Lock refrigerator system and dispensing alert module for optimal medication disbursement

• Reviewed and revised drug dictionary in Medi-tech pharmacy computer system • Implemented emergency department pharmacy module in Med tech • Implemented 340B, a disproportionate share hospital (DSH) programs, collaborated with manufacturers to establish discountable contract prices and capture back-dated 340B refunds • Developed gap analysis and plan for USP 797 compounding standard • Implemented clinical including transitions from IV to Oral, aminoglycoside and Vancomycin level monitoring, total parenteral nutrition monitoring, appropriate antibiotic monitoring, albumin usage monitoring, anticoagulant service and vaccination services • Implemented monthly sterility programs testing for the preparation of intravenous (IV) products • Served as a member of several committees in the hospital including Safety, Infectious Disease, Pharmacy &Therapeutic, Quality Assurance /Performance Improvement, Corporate Compliance, Policy and Procedure, Core Measure, Joint Commission Steering, Hazmat & Environment of Care, Ethic and Revised controlled substance management process • Implemented new wholesaler system in outpatient and inpatient pharmacy (HD SMITH from ABC) • Implemented Visual Super Script, outpatient pharmacy program from the Development Analysis Associate Enterprise, Inc. • Prepared and Trained Pharmacist to involve with physician and follow thru established protocol and work with them ...

Director Of Pharmacy Apr 2005 - Mar 2007

Roseland Community Hospital, Chicago, US

Comprehensive Pharmacy System* • Worked as Director of Pharmacy for 160 bed community hospital with more than 10 FTEs • Developed gap analysis and plan for USP 797compounding standard • Gained experience in regulatory agency surveys (e.g. IDPH and HFAP) • Implemented Clinical Intervention Program, including Med Errors, IV to Oral switch, antibiotics review, Therapeutic Monitoring of targeted drugs including Biotech drugs, anticoagulants (LMWH), antibiotics and drug management consults such as aminoglycoside/Vancomycin monitor and TPN orders • Developed proficiency with Kean computer system Director of Pharmacy Jan 1998 - Jan 2002

Pharmacy System Inc. & Owen Health Care Inc, Chicago, US Owen Health Care Inc.: St. James Hospital, Chicago Height, IL • Worked as Director of Pharmacy for 200-360 bed community hospitals with more than twenty FTEs • Identified and implemented cost reduction and revenue enhancement strategies, saving an average of $200,000 at each site annually • Implemented decentralized pharmacy program; CQI and PI program; Pharmacy Computer System and Pyxis • Implemented Clinical Intervention Program, including Med Errors, IV to Oral switch, antibiotics review for appropriateness, therapeutic monitoring of targeted drugs with biotechnology, oncology& antibiotics drugs. • Developed proficiency with Simmons pharmacy system • Successfully passed IDPH and JCAHO accreditation surveys Multi-System Director of Pharmacy Jan 1994 - Jan 1998 St. Anthony Hospital & Cabrini Hospital, Chicago, US

• Worked as one of only two multi-system directors for two community hospitals with 150+ beds each • Implemented Drug Use Evaluation and Medication Use Evaluation for quality improvement analysis • Implemented vaccination program for seniors and children through Department of Public Health • Successfully passed IDPH and JCAHO accreditation survey

Assistant Director/Clinical Coordinator Jan 1991 - Jan 1994 South Shore Hospital, Chicago, US

• Worked as a clinical coordinator for a 100-bed community hospital • Implemented cost containment programs to transition high cost antibiotics (Rocephine-3rd generation cephalosporin to Cefazolin- 1st generation cephalosporin) leading to cost savings of $200,000 annually • Established protocol for oncology product compounding and oncology service

Director of Pharmacy Jan 1988 - Jan 1991

Dynacare IV Supplies Inc, Alsip, US

• Established pharmacy services from the ground-up for more than 150 patients with chemotherapy, pain management, antibiotic therapy, enteral and parenteral (TPN) therapy and other infusions • Implemented IV antibiotics and TPN/ Hyperal home care services • Assist Physician in drug therapy management • Established drug therapy monitor service and record documentation processes for every patient in Collaboration with physician services

Clinical Pharmacist/Pharmacy Practitioner Jan 1980 - Jan 1988 Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, US

• Worked as a clinical staff pharmacist in transplant services for a 1,200-bed teaching hospital within the surgical satellite pharmacy covering cardiac, oncology, bone marrow, liver and renal transplant units • Involved in writing policy and procedures for hospital pharmacy department • Provided information regarding investigational drugs for transplant services such drugs as ALG, Cyclosporine, OKT3, etc. • Served as the pharmacy representative for the code blue team at Rush Medical Center ancillary area and attended all codes in decentralized units • Worked as pharmacy technician and promoted to RPh after obtaining registered pharmacy state license Skills & Specialization

Hospital Pharmacy, Therapy, Therapeutic, Oncology, Med Tech, Infectious Disease, Critical Care, Cpr, Compounding, Pharmacy


Midwestern University Jan 1999


Downers Grove, US

DeVry University Jan 1983


Oakbrook Terrace, US

Lallubhai Motilal College of Pharmacy (LMCP) Gujarat University Jan 1975 Pharmacy

Ahmedabad, IN

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