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Family Nurse Practitioner

Location:
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Posted:
June 07, 2017

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Objective Family Nurse Practitioner in an office/clinic setting where I can grow the client base through solid medical and business practices.

Professional Family Nurse Practitioner, Biltmore Ear Nose Throat and Allergy, Phoenix, Arizona (09/2016-05/2017) Evaluate, diagnose and treat infants to adults who are experiencing ear, nose and throat disorders, vertigo, sinusitis, allergies, asthma and skin lesions. Skills include nasal endoscopy, pharyngoscopy and laryngoscopy exams, microscopic exam of ears along with foreign body removal, minor suturing, punch biopsies, Epley maneuver, suture removal, nasal splint removal, ear canal debridement and mastoid bowl debridement.

Director of Family Nurse Practitioner Program, UTEP, El Paso, Texas (2011-2012) Oversee FNP program, monitoring progression of students and effectiveness of program; communicate with faculty regarding strengths and weaknesses of programs; meet with the dean and graduate faculty to ensure pertinent topics pertaining to graduate program, required clinical experiences and competencies and assure support for students displaying weaknesses and deficiencies have a support plan.

Family Nurse Practitioner, Southwest ENT Consultants, El Paso, Texas

(2009-2016) Evaluate, diagnose and treat infants to adults who are experiencing ear, nose and throat disorders, vertigo, sinusitis, allergies, asthma and skin lesions. Skills include performing endoscopic exams, microscopic exam of ears along with foreign body removal, minor suturing, punch biopsies, Epley maneuver, suture removal, nasal splint removal, ear canal debridement and mastoid bowl debridement.

Family Nurse Practitioner, Centro San Vicente, El Paso, Texas (2007-2009) Provide primary care to the homeless in a clinic setting. Duties included evaluating, diagnosing and treating acute and chronic illnesses, school and sports physical exams, ordering diagnostic tests, prescribing medications, making referrals and providing mental, emotional and spiritual support.

Family Nurse Practitioner, Unity Health Reach, Rochester, New York (2005-2007) Provide primary care to the homeless in shelters, out-patient clinic and on a medical mobile unit.

Adult Nursing Service, General Medicine, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, New York (2005) Management of adults admitted to General Medicine Practice. Duties included admission evaluation, admission orders, ordering diagnostic tests and medications, periodic reevaluations and discharge orders. Duties involve team collaboration.

Pediatric Neurology, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, New York (2004) Strong Epilepsy Clinic, evaluated, treated and managed infants through young adults with intractable seizures.

Critical Care RN, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, New York (1997-2001) Emergency Department: Provided care for patients at all levels of acuity.

Cardiac Nurse, Genesee Region Home Care, Rochester, New York (1997) Provided critical care nursing in home for post CABG, CHF, transplant candidates and end stage heart disease patients.

Critical Care Nurse, Highland Hospital, Rochester, New York (1994-1997) Critical Care Medical/Surgical ICU/ Cardio-Thoracic Step-Down Unit

Education BSN, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, New York

MS, FNP, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, New York

Scholarship Elaine Gelman Nurse Practitioner Scholarship

Certification: National Certification, AANP

Licensure: NY, AZ

Professional Sigma Theta Tau, Nursing Honor Society, President (2002-2004)

Theta Tau International Awards Committee

Steering Committee for El Paso Advanced Practice Nurses Organization

El Paso Advanced Practice Nurses: Co-Chair (2007-2010), Chair (2010-2012)

Coalition for Homeless Board member, (2007-2009)

Opportunity Center Organization, Board member (2008-2009),

Vice-President (2010-2014), President (2014-2016)

Volunteer Numerous Volunteer activities in New York and Texas

Other President of the Board, Opportunity Center

Assistant Professor, Graduate School Program, University of Texas at El Paso

Preceptor for graduate students

Board member on several corporate boards

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