Ambulatory Care Pharmacist Resume Samples

An Ambulatory Care Pharmacist is responsible for providing pharmaceutical services to patients in an ambulatory care setting. They work in a variety of healthcare settings, such as private clinics, hospitals, and long-term care facilities. The job description and duties associated with the role listed on the Ambulatory Care Pharmacist Resume are – providing medication management services, such as medication therapy management, medication reconciliation, and drug utilization reviews, preparing and dispensing medications in accordance with applicable standards and regulations, and maintaining accurate records of patient drug therapy.

The ideal candidate for this role should possess the following skills – excellent communication and interpersonal skills, knowledge of pharmacology and pharmacy operations, knowledge of safety regulations, the ability to work independently, and computer proficiency. A bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy or a related field and pharmacy licensure in the state of practice is required.

 

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Ambulatory Pharmacist Resume

Summary : As an Ambulatory Pharmacist, Worked under collaborative agreement with primary care team and specialty providers. Collaborated with other patient care team members regarding clinical interventions according to established protocols. Ordered labs related to medication use per established protocols. Provided Wellness Visits in collaboration with providers.

Skills : Microsoft Office, CPR+, Medical.

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  1. Entered prescribing clinician orders into the appropriate computer application.
  2. Processed prescribing clinician's orders.
  3. Oversaw pharmacy technicians' work.
  4. Provided drug information to patients caregivers and providers.
  5. Performed pharmacy functions according to federal, state, local, Health System and department statutes, regulations, and published guideline documents.
  6. Provided pharmacist consulting services using established protocols under direction of the Medical Director of the AC Clinic.
  7. Maintained and updated AC clinic protocol.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            7-10 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Senior
            Education
            Education
            D. Pharm


            Ambulatory Care Pharmacist Resume

            Headline : As an Ambulatory Care Pharmacist, ordered consults (i.e., dietician, social work) as appropriate to maximize positive drug therapy outcomes. Communicating actions and recommendations to appropriate individuals and documents relevant findings in the Veteran's medical record. Documented patient safety events such as medication errors, adverse events, and near misses appropriately.

            Skills : Medication Therapy Management, HIV Medication Management, Travel Vaccination/consultation, Immunization.

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            1. Obtained comprehensive health history including but not limited to medication therapy, medical history, laboratory and diagnostic study results, and limited physical assessment.
            2. Identified patient-specific medication issues including, but not limited to, drug interactions, adverse effects, efficacy, appropriateness, medication safety concerns and adherence problems.
            3. Developed customized therapeutic plans utilizing effective, safe, and economical medication treatments that incorporates Veteran's preference and adherence.
            4. Provided comprehensive medication and disease state management services and prescribing medications and treatments in accordance with their individualized scope of practice and in collaboration with healthcare professionals responsible for the Veterans' care.
            5. Educated the Veteran and caregivers on disease state management and proper use of prescribed medications. 
            6. Evaluated patient's ability to understand medication instructions and provides oral and written counseling on their drug therapy.
            7. Ordered, performed, reviewed and/or analyzed appropriate laboratory tests and other diagnostic studies necessary to monitor and support the Veteran's drug therapy as a member of the treatment team.
                                  Years of Experience
                                  Experience
                                  5-7 Years
                                  Experience Level
                                  Level
                                  Senior
                                  Education
                                  Education
                                  Pharm. D In Pharmacy


                                  Ambulatory Care Pharmacist Resume

                                  Objective : As an Seasoned Ambulatory Care Pharmacist who hasd been advanced exceptional customer service, efficient inventory management and individualized patient care in the hospital, retail and HMO settings for more than 10 years. Eagerly awaited to join a dynamic team of professionals at an organization that will offer me the opportunity to continue to provide excellent patient- focused pharmacy services by sharing my experiences with my colleagues, and grow professionally by learning from new experiences and challenges.

                                  Skills : Team Work, Organizational Skills, Clinical Skills.

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                                  1. Interpreted physicians' orders, to ensure therapeutic and cost-effectiveness, and patient safety.
                                  2. Conducted routine Drug Utilization (DUR) reviews on patients to ensure adequate reporting of adverse drug reactions (ADRs) to the appropriate authority.
                                  3. Helped my department attain and still maintain the position of the best in customer satisfaction of all outpatient pharmacies in the Permanente Mid-Atlantic States.
                                  4. Led by department's Unit Based Team, charged with the responsibility of detecting and assessing operational inefficiencies and making recommendations to the manager on new strategies to improve effectiveness.
                                  5. Maintained records for controlled substances in accordance with strict regulatory requirements by ensuring thorough perpetual inventory procedures.
                                  6. Counseled, educated and instructed patients on prescriptions, OTC products, and other health-related products, to ensure/enforce proper control and dispensing of narcotics.
                                  7. Completed pharmacy consults applying clinical knowledge in accordance with established policies and procedures.
                                  Years of Experience
                                  Experience
                                  0-2 Years
                                  Experience Level
                                  Level
                                  Junior
                                  Education
                                  Education
                                  D. Pharm

                                  Ambulatory Care Pharmacist Resume

                                  Headline : As an Ambulatory Care Pharmacist, Ability to dispense and compound pharmaceuticals accurately Fluent in English and Spanish languages Supervise employees in the production and packaging departments. Worked with other healthcare providers to ensure medication selection that is evidence-based and cost-effective. Prescribed, adjusted dosage, and monitors medication effectiveness per medical staff-approved treatment protocols.

                                  Skills : Pharmacist, Medical, Treatment Planner.

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                                  1. Provided pharmaceutical services for ambulatory patients in Infectious Diseases Clinic, Primary Care Clinics, and Women's Clinic by providing patient counseling, pertinent lab check and drug compliance monitoring.
                                  2. Responsible for patient medication profile review to ensure appropriate use of medication based on each patient's concurrent disease states, age, and lab values.
                                  3. Assisted in the management of medical emergencies and adverse drug reactions.
                                  4. Verified providers orders to be complete and appropriate for dose, route, and frequency to facilitate Veteran care.
                                  5. Assisted with continuity of care for Veterans during transitions of care.
                                  6. Processed and filled the medication orders for patients.
                                  7. Served as a resource and expert in drug therapy knowledge and demonstrates skills in utilizing the evidence as it pertains practice areas.
                                                            Years of Experience
                                                            Experience
                                                            5-7 Years
                                                            Experience Level
                                                            Level
                                                            Senior
                                                            Education
                                                            Education
                                                            GED

                                                            Ambulatory Care Pharmacist Resume

                                                            Headline : As an Ambulatory Care Pharmacist, Ability to dispense and compound pharmaceuticals accurately Fluent in English and Spanish languages Supervise employees in the production and packaging departments. Worked with other healthcare providers to ensure medication selection that is evidence-based and cost-effective. Prescribed, adjusted dosage, and monitors medication effectiveness per medical staff-approved treatment protocols.

                                                            Skills : Health Literacy, Documentation Skills, Patient Care.

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                                                            Description :

                                                            1. Served as a liaison between the Pharmacy Service and the assigned practice areas.
                                                            2. Managed all clinical pharmacy services within the assigned practice areas.
                                                            3. Captured workload, documents clinical activities, and maintains productivity consistent with applicable performance measures and monitors.
                                                            4. Maintained an expert understanding of regulatory and quality standards pertaining to the pharmacy within the assigned practice areas.
                                                            5. Assisted in the development of policies, guidelines, and protocols in the practice area assuring they are consistent with current standards of practice, VHA Guidelines, and Directives.
                                                            6. Complied with VA, Hospital, and Pharmacy Service policies and procedures relevant to the assigned practice areas.
                                                            7. Represented pharmacy service in team meetings, local, VISN, and national committees, task forces, and workgroups relating to the assigned practice areas.
                                                            Years of Experience
                                                            Experience
                                                            5-7 Years
                                                            Experience Level
                                                            Level
                                                            Senior
                                                            Education
                                                            Education
                                                            Pharm.D Degree

                                                            Ambulatory Care Pharmacist Resume

                                                            Summary : As an Ambulatory Care Pharmacist, Demonstrating expertise in clinical practice including appropriate drug therapy for patients and prevention/resolution of drug-related problems. Provided clinical support to others for more complex cases. Applied in-depth knowledge in a specialty area. Solved complex problems and acts as a resource. Ensured all team members were aware of unique patient situations. Precepted students and residents and coordinates rotations.

                                                            Skills : Clinical Skills, Training, Pharmacist.

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                                                            Description :

                                                            1. Participated in quality assurance, process improvement activities, and performance monitors.
                                                            2. Provided expertise to leadership for pharmacy issues including, but not limited to patient safety, drug shortages, and adverse drug events.
                                                            3. Communicated effectively with Veterans, co-workers, hospital staff, and pharmacy management.
                                                            4. Remained current with all required training, e.g., licensure, BLS, TMS, and certification.
                                                            5. Provided pharmacy-related education and reference materials to medical staff, nursing staff, residents, students, and other healthcare professionals in the assigned practice areas.
                                                            6. Engaged in the training of pharmacy staff, residents, and students.
                                                            7. Served as an effective preceptor of residents and students as assigned.
                                                            Years of Experience
                                                            Experience
                                                            7-10 Years
                                                            Experience Level
                                                            Level
                                                            Senior
                                                            Education
                                                            Education
                                                            D. Pharm

                                                            Ambulatory Care Pharmacist Resume

                                                            Objective : As an Ambulatory Care Pharmacist, I Supported department medication safety and quality improvement activities. Reported events through appropriate channels. Identified safety and quality improvement opportunities. Provided input on solutions to prevent medication safety events and assists in the implementation of these solutions. Supported clinical outcomes including improved CMS measures, decreased hospital admissions, chronic disease management clinical indicators, patient satisfaction, etc.

                                                            Skills : Clinical Skills, Medical Skills, Therapy Assistant.

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                                                            Description :

                                                            1. Attended and participated in clinical pharmacy activities, e.g., clinical pharmacy staff meetings, staff development, residency conferences, and journal club.
                                                            2. Designed therapeutic drug regimens or plans based on patient-specific information that includes establishing a therapeutic endpoint, selecting the appropriate drug and related therapy, and establishing an appropriate dosing regimen.
                                                            3. Demonstrated sound problem-solving/decision-making skills with practical, efficient, economical, and reasonable solutions.
                                                            4. Monitored medication therapy for potential drug-drug, drug-food, or drug-disease state interactions.
                                                            5. Assessed and monitored patient response to medication regimens.
                                                            6. Documented all patient activities and interventions in the patient's medical record or pharmacy computer system. 
                                                            7. Demonstrated accuracy, thoroughness, and attention to detail.
                                                            Years of Experience
                                                            Experience
                                                            2-5 Years
                                                            Experience Level
                                                            Level
                                                            Junior
                                                            Education
                                                            Education
                                                            High School Diploma

                                                            Ambulatory Care Pharmacist Resume

                                                            Objective : As an Ambulatory Care Pharmacist, I Counsel patients and perform chronic disease management, comprehensive medication management, and other patient care activities as directed. Changed drug therapy as needed under a collaborative/scope of practice relationship with the provider. Ordered labs as needed for the management of drug therapy and chronic disease management.

                                                            Skills : Medical Record, Operational Quality, Medical Skills.

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                                                            Description :

                                                            1. Collaborated with providers in establishing treatment plans for patients.
                                                            2. Provided assistance in the following areas: formulary or preferred agents, evidence-based medicine, drug information to both providers and patients, drug interaction screening, medication profile review, and assessment of patient response to therapy.
                                                            3. Provided medication counseling for patients.
                                                            4. Identified and supported clinical and/or operational quality improvement opportunities.
                                                            5. Developed new and/or existing reviews, guidelines, and protocols relevant to the area of expertise.
                                                            6. Reported and followed up on medication/patient safety issues as needed; worked to resolve problems in a manner that will improve patient safety outcomes and clinic efficiency.
                                                            7. Understood patient safety goals, core measures, and other quality metrics that affect the area of practice; assisted in the development of programs that ensure compliance with these measures.
                                                            Years of Experience
                                                            Experience
                                                            0-2 Years
                                                            Experience Level
                                                            Level
                                                            Entry Level
                                                            Education
                                                            Education
                                                            D. Pharm

                                                            Ambulatory Care Pharmacist Resume

                                                            Summary : As an Ambulatory Care Pharmacist, Evaluating for drug-drug, drug-food, drug-lab, and drug-disease interactions. Designed individualized drug therapy regimens including medication doses based on patients' size, organ functions, and disease states. Served as a pharmacy liaison to specialty service line leaders and interdisciplinary teams.

                                                            Skills : Communication with the patient, Care Pharmacist, pharmacology and medication therapy management, and problem-solving skills.

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                                                            1. Participated in and provides educational programs for the care team members. 
                                                            2. Assisted in the development of competency modules for staff that pertain to clinical specialty areas.
                                                            3. Provided education and training: serves as a preceptor for pharmacy residents, pharmacy interns, and pharmacy students on rotation at Denver Health. 
                                                            4. Participated in the training of new pharmacists.
                                                            5. Attended and participated in departmental and/or system-wide meetings, in-services, huddles, and committees. 
                                                            6. Completed self-assessment of current practice goals and long-term goals annually. 
                                                            7. Identified opportunities for learning and training to advance my own professional competence.
                                                            Years of Experience
                                                            Experience
                                                            7-10 Years
                                                            Experience Level
                                                            Level
                                                            Senior
                                                            Education
                                                            Education
                                                            High School Diploma

                                                            Ambulatory Care Pharmacist Resume

                                                            Objective : As an Ambulatory Care Pharmacist, Supported and adhered to the Denver Health Dozen.Ensured confidentiality of patient information by creating and maintaining a secure and trusting environment by not sharing information learned on the job, except when necessary in the performance of the job responsibilities or to improve a patient's care.

                                                            Skills : Patient Care, Critical Care, and Time Management.

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                                                            Description :

                                                            1. Ensured that all legal and professional pharmacy requirements are adhered to. 
                                                            2. Maintained compliance with Joint Commission and/or other government regulatory standards applicable to the area of practice. 
                                                            3. Maintained an active pharmacist license in good standing to practice in the States. 
                                                            4. Maintained continuing education requirements for licensure.
                                                            5. Promoted positive interpersonal (customer) relationships with fellow employees, physicians, patients, and visitors. 
                                                            6. Treated these individuals with courtesy, dignity, empathy, and respect; consistently displayed courteous and respectful verbal and non-verbal communications.
                                                            7. Adhered to, complies with, and demonstrates support for the mission and values of Denver Health. 
                                                            Years of Experience
                                                            Experience
                                                            2-5 Years
                                                            Experience Level
                                                            Level
                                                            Junior
                                                            Education
                                                            Education
                                                            G.E.D