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Welcome to my profile.  I am an aspiring HIM professional and hope to connect with others that have an interest in skills and abilities

Work Experience
United States Pharmacopeial Convention
Scientific Liaison
Rockville, MD
September 2017 - August 2017

Works with the Expert Committee for Healthcare Quality Expert Committee to develop standards that foster patient-centered approaches to safe and effective uses of medications, support technological advances in healthcare and address quality and safety issues arising from the implementation of healthcare  systems and reform.
Current activities include standard development for prescription container labeling, coding drug classification systems, and safe medication use in physical and electronic environments

Medstar Franklin Square Hospital Center
Medication Safety Officer
Baltimore, MD
September 2017 - July 2011

Implemented monitored and tracked medication related safety initiatives at FSHC
Evaluates and updates internal occurrence reporting system for actual and potential adverse drug events.
Ensures compliance with policies and procedures and governmental and accreditation regulations.
Develops and assist with education about Medication Safety
Facilitates Failure Mode Effects and Root Cause Analysis on specific occurrences or aggregate data.
Participates in care coordination rounds on the adult psychiatry unit.

Actavis Inc
Drug Safety Officer
Owings Mills, MD
September 2000 - January 2003

Responded to clinical information inquiries from healthcare professionals on 171 products.
Provided verbal and written information related to clinical use, potential drug interactions, safety and efficacy of products to internal and external customers.
Researched, managed, formulated, updated and reviewed written medical documents to be used in response to product inquiries.
Assisted Sales and Marketing in product launch
Annually reported to FDA of Adverse Drug Events for 80 products
Investigated and reconciled all product complaints.

Advocate Rx Solutions
Contract Pharmacist
Pikesville, MD
January 1999 - December 2009

Worked in a variety of practice settings which included hospital, retail, long term care, correctional and , mail order.

Twin Knolls Pharmacies
Pharmacy Manager
Baltimore, MD
February 1992 - January 1999

Managed clinical and retail pharmacy services in a staff model pharmacy setting

Institutional Pharmacy Services
Pharmacy Manager, Interim Pharmacy Director, Assistant Director of Out-Patient Pharmacy Operations
September 1987 - August 1999

Performed Third Party reconciliation, Formulary management, sat on Pharmacy & Therapeutics and Infectious Disease Committees
Risk Management, Budget Management, Policy Formulation, implement and enforcement, Dispensing and Technical functions
Supervised up to 30 employees in a 24 hour pharmacy

University of Maryland-College Park
Degree: Pre-pharmacy/ Textile Science
University of Maryland-Baltimore
Degree: B.S. in Phamacy
University of Maryland Baltimore County
Degree: Graduate studies in Health Policy
Drexel University
Degree: Graduate Certificate, Biostatistics and Epidemiology
May 2012 - Dec 2013
University of Maryland University College
Degree: MS in Health Informatics Administration
May 2015 - Dec 2017
Certified Professsional in Patient Safety
In Progress
Professional Skills
Health Informatics
Professional Goals
Finish my last class- IT project management - to complete my MS requirements
Prepare for RHIA certification to complement and enhance my impending MS in Health Informatics Administration
Begin to look at job descriptions to understand further preparation that is needed to be successful in getting a job in HIM
Become active in HIM professional associations, AHIMIA, HIMSS
Maintain my continuing educatio n in HIM to be a relevant, proficient professional
Advance research in HIM in areas of interoperability