Chesterfield, MO

Position Desired

Chesterfield, MO




Professional University of Missouri -- Kansas City
Kansas City, Missouri
Doctor of Pharmacy

Undergraduate St. Louis College of Pharmacy
St. Louis, Missouri
Bachelor of Science

Murray State University
Murray, Kentucky
Pre-pharmacy Studies

Current Professional Position:

Missouri Baptist Medical Center
St. Louis, Missouri
November 2001 to present

Clinical Pharmacist
Pharmacokinetic monitoring of antimicrobials and anticoagulants
Member of Nutritional Consult team
Participate in investigational drug studies (phase 1, phase 3)
IRB approval
data collection
site visits/audits
documentation and correspondence
Member of P&T committee
research and develop formulary monograph reviews
contribute lead article to quarterly provider newsletter
Pharmacy Lead for implementation of smart pump technology including
building and maintenance of drug profiles
responsible for analysis and presentation of data to Medication Safety Committee
increased compliance with smart pump infusion technology from 67% to 94% after initiation of focused education and auditing
system-wide resource for infusion management quality analysis
Co-Chairman of the Clinical Medication Review committee
responsible for development and maintenance of nursing IV medication guidelines for staff reference and education
development and implementation of administration policy

Utilize a pharmacy expert system for:
appropriate drug dosing and adverse drug reaction monitoring
analyze Preventable Harm alerts for data collection and process development
Geriatric Rounding Team-pharmacy consultant
Investigate events for patient safety monitoring/risk management
Member of BJC system-wide Oversedation Task Force
Member of the Provider of Choice/Patient Satisfaction Council
participated in development and house-wide training of service standards, 2007-2009
Pharmacy representative of the Fall Prevention committee 2003-2008
participated in a Yellow Belt project, an orthopedic patient fall assessment/
reduction project- “5 for Fighting Falls”, Fall 2007
Pharmacy representative of the system BJC Patient Fall Team-Sept 2006-Jan 2008
Drug Information resources for physicians, nurses and pharmacy staff
Preceptor-Drug Information and Nutritional Support - APE and PGY-1
University of Missouri College of Pharmacy, Kansas City
St. Louis College of Pharmacy
Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Health Hero Nominee 2011

Maryville University College of Nursing
Masters of Science, Nursing
Adjunct Instructor, Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics

Professional Experience

Maryland Heights, MO
July 2014
Mosby’s 2016 Nursing Drug Reference, 29th edition, consultant/reviewer

Philadelphia, PA
July 2013 to December 2013
Pharmacology for Nursing Care, Lehne, 9th edition, consultant/reviewer

Wolters Kluwer Health
St. Louis, Missouri
Drug Facts and Comparison Pocket edition, reviewer

Facts & Comparisons
St. Louis, Missouri
January 2001 to November 2001

Drug Information Specialist
Provided technical review for:
Drug Facts & Comparisons
Non-Prescription Drug Therapy
Hospital Pharmacy
American Drug Index
Reviewed and approved drug monographs for master drug database
Conducted retrospective drug research for database maintenance
Monitored biomedical literature for industry trends
Reviewed news articles from medical literature for web posting
Resource for therapeutic inquires

CarePartners of Missouri
St. Louis, Missouri
January 2001 to December 2001

Pharmacy DUE Consultant
Provided clinical pharmacy services to the committee
Analyzed monthly usage reports for contract compliance
Reviewed patient profiles for MTM
Contributed to the provider newsletter

SSM DePaul Health Center
Bridgeton, Missouri
July 1999 to December 2000

Clinical Pharmacist
Responsible for pharmacokinetic dosing, anti-coagulation and nutritional support
MDS profile review and documentation
Participated in IV to PO conversions and therapeutic interchange
Participated in Joint Commission survey and Code Blue responses
Assisted in education of automated dispensing systems
Provided community in-service on medication use
Committees: Medication Error Reduction

BJC Medical Group (formerly Group Health Plan)
St. Louis, Missouri
August 1984 to February 2000

Chief Pharmacist
Supervised four staff pharmacists and five technicians
Responsible for staffing, evaluations and scheduling
Participated in health center manager's meetings
Proposed/implemented a pharmacist-patient inhaler/spacer training program
Implemented initiatives resulting in a 4% cost reduction 4Q 1996
Reviewed high utilization patients for medication management/cost containment strategies

Staff Pharmacist
Experienced in out-patient dispensing and patient counseling
Provided in intensive patient counseling including disease state management and lifestyle modifications
Responsible for controlled substances inventory
Experienced in managed care and third party insurance requirements
Assessed work processes for risk management principles
Coordinator of Allergy Lab
prepared allergy extracts for up to 13 health centers
maintained purchasing, inventory and quality control records
responsible for nursing in-service training for immunotherapy
implemented a more cost effective compounding and distribution method
trained and supervised other personnel in day to day lab responsibilities
collaborated with allergists to improve the diagnostic procedure and re-organized testing documentation

Professional Licenses:

Missouri 041495
Illinois (inactive)


Medication Therapy Management, Missouri, 2013 to present

Publications, Professional:

Jones, B: Innovations in Primary Pulmonary Hypertension. Drug Link April 2002
Jones, B: Examining Multiple Sclerosis Therapy. Drug Link August 2002
Jones, B: LMWHs - Dose Adjust or Not? Drug Link December 2002
Jones, B: ...

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