Feb 2006 – Feb 2013
Provided pharmacy services for 270 bed hospital in areas of oncology, ICU, medical/surgical, pediatrics, cardiovascular.
Adjustment of medications based on review of systems and formulary. Geriatric rounds with team. Preceptor to residents and
students. Provided clinical services for TPN, Coumadin, kinetics,
Heparin and chemotherapy. Member of the pain team. Antibiotic
rounds with Infectious disease doctors. Special projects included
auditing other pharmacists for IV to PO conversion, Neonatal
Code cards and DUR. Oncology co-coordinator for students
Rotation program. Participated in Journal club. Participated in hospital emergency codes. Experience with Epic.
CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL HOMECARE, Minneapolis, MN
Apr 2004 – Feb 2006
Serviced pediatric patients requiring infusion therapy. Specialized in
Hematology/Oncology support. Therapies involve TPN, infectious
disease, hydration therapy, chemotherapy, IVIG, desferal and a
variety of other therapies. Coordinate care with nursing and document outcomes via Care Plan, assessments and medication
Mentor to students from University of Minnesota.
METHODIST HOSPITAL, Saint Louis Park, MN
May 2001 – Aug 2003
Serviced inpatients in all areas including IV admixtures and TPN.
Unit dose dispensing, OR pharmacy, Cancer Center Pharmacy.
Serviced inpatients in the Anticoagulation Clinic including educating
patients on proper use of warfarin and enoxaparin. Provided quality of care regarding outpatient's medications while checking INR.
Engaged in face-to-face discussions with patients and/or caregivers.
APRIA HEALTHCARE, Minnetonka, MN
Nov 1998 – May 2001
Serviced home infusion patients and coordinated patient therapy with agency nursing.
Gave presentations to clinics on the proper use of the Sims-Deltec
ambulatory Prizm pump.
Preceptor to students involved in clinical rotations thru the University of Minnesota.
Responsible for keeping patient charts updated and in compliance for 1998 JCAHO survey.
HOMEREACH HOMECARE, Worthington, OH
Oct 1995 – Nov 1997
Serviced home infusion patients and coordinated patient therapy with nursing.
Responsible for keeping patient charts updated and in compliance for 1996 JCAHO survey.
MERCK-MEDCO, Columbus, OH
1986 – 1994
Serviced patients prescription needs via mail-order.
Developed and implemented a Drug Information Center and provided a monthly article for the company newsletter.
Participated in drug utilization review and formulary interchange.
Talked with physicians to influence prescribing in order to contain
costs while still providing quality of care based on patient specific