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Epic Willow Consultant Resume

Marlton, NJ

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Marlton, NJ

Epic Willow Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Support upgrade project for RxWorks medication dispensing carousel including testing, interface updates to enable new label printing functionality, and completing updates to items in RxWorks database
  • Review and resolve interface errors in Epic workqueue for Pyxis ES automated dispensing cabinets and RxWorks carousel system
  • Analyze Willow charging inbasket errors, update build and reprocess charges that did not generate
  • Review, update and test medication label SmartText records to meet state board of pharmacy regulations and USP 795, 797 and 800 requirements
  • Complete medication and MAR build to flag potentially hazardous medications for USP 800 compliance, including creating an icon to appear on the MAR. Collaborate with other teams to ensure that their end users will be able to see which medications are hazardous and require precautions.
  • Update order sets as needed to support health system initiatives and optimize medication ordering
  • Provide production support for medication and medication interface related issues.

Confidential, New York, NY

Epic Willow Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Build, revise, review and configure ERX (medication) records in Epic for newly stocked and investigational medications
  • Complete monthly FDB medication loads into system and revised medication warnings in FDB AlertSpace system
  • Create and troubleshoot custom BPAs to support hospital - wide medication safety initiatives including antimicrobial stewardship.
  • Design and implement pharmacy scoring systems for antimicrobial stewardship and overall pharmacy scoring, including scoring rule and patient list report build.
  • Build and revise order sets in Epic system for inpatient and ambulatory use
  • Create and revise therapy plans for adult and pediatric patients to be utilized in the outpatient infusion center
  • Configure rules in system to require dual nurse verification of medication administration and dual pharmacist verification of high risk medications
  • Configure interfaces with Pyxis automated dispensing cabinets and Pharmogistics carousel
  • Support barcode medication administration - configure system to ensure optimal scanning, test scanning, troubleshoot medications that do not scan

Confidential, Annapolis, MD

Epic Willow Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Created new rule-based override contexts for medications to default in appropriate doses/frequencies for medications requiring renal dose adjustment. Completed rule and system definitions build as well as add override context build inside affected medications.
  • Audited medication build to ensure reference links, lab values, order instructions and administration instructions were present when needed per hospital policies.
  • Created orderables and wrapper records for medications in order to support roll-out to newly acquired hospital.
  • Reviewed current administration instructions and MAR icons for hazardous medications and chemotherapy medications; updated ERXs to ensure build in Epic matched policies.
  • Configured heparin calculator ERXs for Thromboembolic and Cardiac Nomograms in Epic to replace paper nomograms; build included ERXs, flowsheet rows, order-specific questions, extensions and tables.
  • Built newly stocked medications including all clinical and charging items in Willow.
  • Configured handoff functionality and progress note SmartTexts to facilitate patient monitoring by clinical pharmacists.
  • Built pharmacy dashboards for newly acquired hospital and updated existing dashboards to ensure newly acquired hospital will not appear in dashboard metrics for existing hospital.
  • Implemented new dashboard for key performance indicators for newly opened behavioral health facility
  • Created new reporting workbench reports and updated existing reports as part of new hospital roll-out.
  • Updated and created new custom NDCs for repackaged oral liquids and compounded products to support packager upgrade. Revised costs, cost IDs and NDCs to send to billing for existing custom NDCs to ensure the most current cost was being used for charges.

Confidential, Dover, DE

Epic Willow Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Configured medication charging and clinical build for community connect radiology and neurology ambulatory practice sites
  • Updated existing medications and built newly stocked medications to support pharmacy operations
  • Troubleshooted medication related issues including label printing, dispensing, and Acudose ADS Cabinet interface errors
  • Completed build and testing for opening of new hospital including: dispense logic setup, cart build, medication labels, medication charging, inbasket messaging, printer testing and pharmacy consult orders
  • Collaborated with pharmacy department to create operational plans for moving patients from old hospital to new hospital (physical move and move in Epic). Perform testing in Test and Production systems to validate medications will dispense as expected and medication charges will appear in proper cost centers

Confidential, Hackensack, NJ

Epic Willow Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Created training materials and curriculum for pharmacists, pharmacy managers and pharmacy technicians.
  • Implemented and supported Epic 2017 Willow Rover Dispense Tracking functionality on iOS devices. Configure barcode authentication for user logins, support end users with Rover related issues.
  • Supported Alaris Infusion pump interface with Epic, including building new infusions, reviewing interface error workqueues and updating build to fix errors.
  • Built and configured newly stocked medications as requested by pharmacy and updated existing medications as requested, including simple medications, mixture medications, orderable mappings, and compounding & repackaging records.
  • Assisted with rollout of system to additional newly acquired hospital sites including build, testing, go-live support and post-live optimization

Confidential, Dover, DE

Epic Willow Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Create and build ERX (medication) records in Epic for newly stocked medications, including all necessary clinical and charging build
  • Complete monthly FDB medication loads into system - loading updates to NDCs, medications, drug interaction data, and allergens in Epic system
  • Support ambulatory users - troubleshoot e-prescribing issues, build compounded medications for ordering, configure vaccinations, troubleshoot charging issues
  • Troubleshoot and maintain interface with Acudose automated dispensing cabinets, including reviewing and revising build within Epic and ConnectRx
  • Build, troubleshoot and maintain medication administration frequencies, medication labels, and medication carts

Confidential, New York, NY

Pharmacy Clinical Informatics Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Upgraded, maintained, and supported clinical information and automation systems
  • Worked with Information Services to configure new medications, revise existing medications, create and maintain order sets as well as clinical decision support in Sunrise CPOE system
  • Supported upgrades in Sunrise CPOE system and Omnicell, including end-to-end testing, interface validation, issue identification and resolution, and go-live support
  • Maintained users, medications, and automated medication system cabinet configuration in Omnicell database. Configured new Omnicell hardware, troubleshooted Omnicell software and hardware issues, and provided support to nursing as well as anesthesia end users
  • Created, revised and implemented approved policies and procedures relating to information systems
  • Coordinated data reporting and perform analysis necessary to support patient/clinical records, performance improvement, and departmental decision-making

Confidential, New York, NY

Clinical Analyst - Informatics Pharmacist

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed and documented requirements for Willow Inpatient module from key stakeholders
  • Performed gap analysis to determine required building and configuration of Willow Inpatient module
  • Examined exported data from legacy EMR system and pharmaceutical wholesaler to determine required configuration of medications, NDCs, frequencies, and charge algorithms
  • Built, reviewed and maintained ERX/medication records in Epic and provide support for upgrades
  • Configured security templates and classes for pharmacy end users and serve as a liaison to the cross-discipline security workgroup
  • Created order sets to decrease time required for order entry, increase patient safety and reduce omission of necessary orders
  • Determined required configuration of interfaces and system infrastructure with respect to the use of technology and automation (including robotics, automated dispensing systems, and barcode medication administration) in providing quality pharmaceutical care services

Confidential, Franklin Lakes, NJ

Clinical Rules Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Created and revised prescription dispensing clinical rules including prior authorizations, dispensing quantity limits, days supply limits, and step therapy
  • Programmed new and revised clinical rules into computer system
  • Migrated clinical rules between computer systems and troubleshooted migration related issues
  • Created training documents and trained staff on clinical rule programming and migration

Confidential, Rockaway, NJ

Drug Safety Associate

Responsibilities:

  • Responded to medical information inquiries from consumers and healthcare professionals
  • Received, documented and triaged adverse event reports received via phone, email, fax, and postal mail
  • Performed final review of adverse event reports in pharmacovigilance database
  • Created standard operating procedures, guidelines and training documents for medical information computer systems

Confidential, Montvale, NJ

Drug Information Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Created drug information monographs for healthcare professionals based on FDA approved labeling
  • Reviewed and updated monographs to ensure accuracy, clinical relevance, and conciseness
  • Created and revised consumer medication information monographs

Confidential, Elmwood Park, NJ

Pharmacy Intern

Responsibilities:

  • Processed, filled, and dispensed prescription medications
  • Counseled patients regarding prescription and nonprescription medications
  • Answered patients’ and prescribers’ refill requests
  • Registered new patients into computer database
  • Stocked pharmaceuticals and managed inventory