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Clinical Pharmacist Pharmacist

Brampton, ON, Canada
December 19, 2021

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Ajay Deb (R.Ph, PhD)


Brampton, ON, Canada


Cold Lake Hospital – Alberta Health Services (AHS) Cold Lake, Alberta

Clinical Pharmacist, Pharmacy Department Jul. 2012 – Sep 2021

More than 9 years of direct patient care experience, adjusted medication for various medical condition and patient in Acute Care with 30 Beds & LTC (Long Term Care) 30 Beds, based on patient specific renal & liver functions to maximize benefit and minimize side effects

Evaluated Drug Related Problems in Patients taking multiple medications or with chronic medical conditions and intervened when suitable, by recommending to MDs to change medication to make regimen safe, effective, and practical

Counselled outbound acute care patients awaiting discharge to home, regarding their changes in medications, Drug interactions & emphasizing in Non-Pharmacological measures to prevent acute attacks ensuring they maintain medication compliance

Communicated & interacted with interdisciplinary team comprising of MD, OT, PT, Social Worker, Dietician, and Nurses, regarding patient care for med reviews & discharge medications assessment for smooth discharge of patient

Actively participated in Antibiotic Stewardship Program (ASP) of AHS based on Guidelines & Backgrounder of Alberta Health Services ASP committee, for appropriateness & preventing overuse of Antibiotics & reducing corresponding side effects, by interacting with MD for medication order appropriateness

Performed TDM (Therapeutic Drug Monitoring) of warfarin, levothyroxine (TSH), vancomycin & gentamycin in Acute Care patient for safety & effectiveness of treatment

Trained University Pharmacy Students by developing therapeutic skills & providing regular feedbacks improving their clinical skills as per the training rotation protocol

Resolved drug-supply shortages with alternate medication for continuity of patient care

Conducted BPMH interviews, performed Medication Reconciliation, documented interventions with patient & Physicians regarding recommendations, changes & discrepancies of medications in patient charts for information as per SOAP/DAP notes

Maintained patient medication profile using CPOE (Computer Provided Order Entry) in MEDITECH for order verification based on MDs & specialists and accurate patient records

Supervised: 2 Pharmacy Technician, and 2 Pharmacy Assistants for ordering, stock maintaining, distribution of medication, and preparation of IV solutions in the dispensary hood such as: Infliximab, Morphine, and Vancomycin for acute, Long Term & palliative patients

Upheld an Excellent attendance record with exceptional reliability & knowledge during all my past work experiences

Provided patient education to patient with chronic medical conditions such as Diabetes, Asthma, COPD emphasizing the need of Diet & exercise & where indicated the need of smoking cessation.

Ajay Deb (R.Ph, PhD) 780-***-****

Hewesway Pharmacy Edmonton, Alberta

Pharmacy Intern Oct. 2011 – Jun. 2012

Ensured all prescriptions are filled accurately, efficiently, and safely using Kroll system

Dispensed medication safely and accurately as per the acting physician’s request

Counselled patient on risks and benefits of medication,

Managed Pharmacy Technicians & Assistant regarding pharmacy workflow & drug distribution activity

Maintained patient confidentiality consistent with the Privacy Act

Maintained a high level of customer service and patient care in the Pharmacy

Proficient in drug billing from 3rd party insurance companies and submitting claims

Bimeda Animal Health Inc. Cambridge, Ontario

Officer, Quality Control Sep. 2005 – Sep. 2010

Analyzed Raw and packing materials used in the production of medication, by dry & wet tests & instrumental analysis

Sampled active & excipient raw materials as per FDA guidelines

Efficiently performed analysis of raw materials by using Wet test, UV & IR Spectrophotometry and HPLC instruments

Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Dhaka, Bangladesh

Assistant General Manager, Research & Development Jun. 1990 – Jun. 2002

Developed processes including, formulation, shelf life, sensory evaluation, scale ups, and commercialization.

Completed Master Drug Profile for commercial production generic Diclofenac SR tablets

Introduced first time in the country Alu-Alu Blister packs for moisture sensitive medication, thereby reducing the instability of ranitidine by 98%.

Directly supervised 8 R&D officers and technicians.

Managed Technical direction of projects and communicated timely updates to the management and R&D team members.


Doctorate Pharmaceutic (Ph.D. Pharm.) 1986

Nagpur University Nagpur, India

Master of Pharmacy (M. Pharm.) 1980

Dhaka University Dhaka, Bangladesh

Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharm) 1979

Dhaka University Dhaka, Bangladesh


R.Ph, Ontario College of Pharmacists # 613635 :Good standing with Ontario College of Pharmacists

R.Ph, Alberta College of Pharmacists # 10582 : Good standing with the Alberta College of Pharmacists


Injection & CPR and First Aid

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