Hospital Pharmacist Resume

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Career Objective:

Detail-oriented, competent, and organized ‘Hospital Pharmacist’ with over 5+ years of experience in interpreting doctor’s prescriptions, advising on the dosage of medication, and handling inventory supplies. Capable of reviewing effectiveness of drugs on patients and suggesting appropriate changes in therapy to help them gain optimal health. Proficient in maintaining patient records, and possess sound interpersonal skills.

Summary of Skills:

  • Have in-depth information on various pharmaceutical drugs, injections, dosage, possible side-effects on patients, and medication storage

  • Possess sound knowledge of drug interactions, and capable of checking doctor’s prescriptions to ensure they are safe and appropriate for patients

  • Capable of reading doctor’s prescriptions, gathering medicines from the racks, and dispensing appropriate packages

  • Expertise in preparing admixtures and clinical solutions required in surgical procedures, for sterilizing the equipment

  • Capable of following standard ethical standards, hospital regulations, and giving appropriate instructions to pharmaceutical technicians as required

  • Adept in maintaining patient’s prescription records, side-effects of medications, and other encountered health issues like allergies

  • Proficient in maintaining and regularly updating prescription orders as well as other health-related information in the clinic’s database

  • Ability to work in a team with excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills

Work Experience:

Hospital Pharmacist

T. J. Samson Community Hospital, New Orleans, LA

October 2017 – Present

  • Performing regular rounds and visiting 10 patients daily to answer doubts or questions related to medication and addressing their fears

  • Communicating with hospital’s physicians, doctors, or nursing staff to ensure prompt clarification of prescriptions that are unclear, illegible or incomplete

  • Maintaining hospital’s pharmacy database by reviewing, maintaining, and updating patient medication records to keep their profile complete, and entering information about allergies, drug interactions and side-effects in patient’s medical file

  • Coordinating and working closely with medical personnel to ensure patients receive the best treatment, and giving appropriate advice on medication selection as well as dosage

  • Providing advice on dosage of medicines and appropriate form of medication that would suit the patient like tablet, injection, ointment or inhaler after studying his medical history

  • Discussing the treatment with patient’s family members and giving appropriate instructions about medication storage to avoid changes in composition

  • Examining medication inventory available at hospital, identifying the drugs or other supplies in shortage, and placing order with the concerned vendors

Hospital Pharmacist

Mount Sinai Medical Center, New Orleans, LA

March 2015 – September 2017

  • Provided advice to nursing staff regarding proper administration of intravenous injections, and counseled patients

  • Checked prescription charts forwarded to the pharmaceutical department for supply of drugs, and dispensed requests in minimal time

  • Interpreted and evaluated physician’s orders to prepare, calculate, and dispense appropriate medication dosage forms for the in-patients as well as OPD

  • Liaised with other medical personnel to discuss side-effects of medications and other problems

  • Advised the assigned department on the selection of medication brands, medical equipment, and other health-care supplies to provide quality services to patients

  • Assisted to prepare all intravenous admixtures as well as sterile solutions according to diluent guidelines for various surgical procedures

  • Collaborated with other health-care professionals to monitor, review, and evaluate the effectiveness of drugs on patients, and informed the concerned doctor regarding change or continuation of medication

Hospital Pharmacist (Entry-level)

Mayo Clinic, New Orleans, LA

July 2013 – February 2015

  • Worked with pharmacy technicians to visit different wards to collect doctor’s prescriptions for different patients as well as previous medication histories for making appropriate entries in database

  • Assessed the dosage of medicines given to patients to ensure they are safe as well as appropriate for them, and informed the concerned medical personnel when needed

  • Reviewed physicians’ prescriptions to assure accuracy, find out needed ingredients, and evaluate suitability of drug for each patient

  • Provided complete drug information to doctors, nurses or other medical personnel of the health-care team upon verbal request or via formal in-service

  • Gave advice related to drug interactions, possible side-effects, dosage as well as proper medication storage to family members of patients during discharge procedure

  • Collaborated with team to identify, prevent and assess medication-related problems to assure a safe and optimal outcome for the patients

  • Regularly assessed hospital’s medication inventory supplies to ensure sufficient quantity of drugs, injections, syringes, and other materials are available at the center, and prepared a list of items in shortage


  • Doctor of Pharmacy

    The University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA



  • Diploma in Pharmacology

    The University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA


  • Licensed Pharmacist

    North American Pharmacist



On request.

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