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Nurse Practitioner Care

Highland, Illinois, 62249, United States
August 20, 2017

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Deanna Weinacht, NP-C

**** **** ******, ******** ********, 62249

618-***-**** email:

Summary of Qualifications:

Qualified, recent board- certified Family Nurse Practitioner with more than 5 years of direct patient care experience.

Increased clinical knowledge and confidence gained from hands on clinical learning from direct patient care.

Personable with a positive attitude with patients, families, and staff.

Quick learner, flexible, and enjoys a challenge

Able to bring a lot of energy, positivity, and compassionate care to practice.

Excellent time management skills, hardworking and energetic, flexible, can adapt easily to a change in environment and work schedule.

Strong organizational skills.

Utilize new knowledge and the latest updated guidelines to practice.

Outstanding communication and patient care skills to provide competent patient care.

Knowledgeable with formulating plans of care and establishing priorities necessary to achieve the best outcomes for patients.

Competent in Meditech, MCARE, eClinicalWorks, and Athena electronic health systems.

Completed over 745 clinical hours.


Maryville University, St. Louis Missouri July, 2014 -May, 2017

Master of Science in Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner

Goldfarb School of Nursing, St. Louis Missouri May, 2012

Bachelor of Science in Nursing


ACLS certification

CPR; BLS certification


American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) March, 2015-Present

Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) April, 2016- Present

Clinical Experience

Hospitalist and General Surgery Rotation, Spring 2016 80 hours

Memorial Hospital Belleville, Illinois

Behfar Dianati, MD

HSHS Medical Group General Surgery

Timothy Ruff MD

Family practice, Summer 2016

Family Care Associates 215 hours

Effingham, Illinois

Dorothy Behrns APN-FNP

Internal Medicine, Fall 2016 215 hours

HSHS Medical Group

Highland Illinois

Rebecca Merchiori APN

Women’s Health, Spring, 2017 70 hours

Grace Women’s Health Belleville, Illinois

Meghan Ziegler FNP-BC

Pediatrics Spring, 2017 165 hours

Southern Illinois Healthcare Foundation

Cahokia, Illinois

Dr. Williams Gray, MD- Pediatrician

Clinical Duties

Assessed and treated up to twenty patients per day from infancy to adulthood in fast pace clinical settings.

Performed head-to-toe assessments on each patient at every visit, developed a diagnosis, discussed differential diagnosis to consider, treatment plan based on updated guidelines and standards of care, and provided education to patients and their families.

Cared for acutely ill patients in the primary care setting who were in respiratory distress and quickly assessed, diagnosed, and treated while performing in a calm and professional manner.

Discussed and provided education to patients and families on health promotion and Performed infant check- ups, school physicals, well-women exams, pap smears, OB checks, I&D treatments, punch biopsies in office and much more.

Performed health screening assessments for Medicare and Medicaid patients.

Performed Mini-Mental Examinations, depression screening tests on patients when necessary.

Utilized electronic documentation in the clinical setting.

Leadership Experience

Precepted nursing students, new employees, and new RN graduates at Memorial Hospital and St. Joseph’s Hospital with nursing skills and tasks such as medication administration, wound care, time management skills, team work, and electronic documentation.

Professional Work Experience

St. Joseph’s Hospital

Highland, Illinois August, 2013-Present

Inpatient Care/Medical-Surgical

Memorial Hospital

Belleville, Illinois July, 2012-January, 2017

4 South Telemetry/Medical-Surgical

Registered Nurse

Provide close monitoring to patients with acute and chronic illnesses such as Sepsis, Congestive Heart Failure, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Renal Failure, COPD, Pulmonary Emboli, DVT’s, Anemia, Aortic Aneurysm, A-Fib, SVT, Heart Blocks, CVA’s, cancer, GI bleeds, DKA, and much more.

Effectively interpret rhythm strips.

Care for patients preoperatively and postoperatively and provide education to patients and families before a Stress Test, Cardiac Cath, Echo Doppler, Pacemaker placement, EGD, Colonoscopy, Appendectomy, orthopedic procedures and more.

Worked as a team with other employees during critical care situations.

Care for patients with PCA pumps, Heparin drips, Cardizem drips, Nitroglycerine drips, Dopamine and Levophed drip, Insulin drips, NG tubes and G tubes.

Perform wound care, dressing changes as needed.

Collaborate with doctors about patient care.

Documenting patient care by using advanced computerized charting in addition to paper charting.

Individualize a plan of care to all patients based on their admitting diagnosis and health status.

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