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Nurse Practitioner Home Health

St. Louis, Missouri, United States
January 19, 2018

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Laura Robbins RN, MSN, ARNP-C

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self-motivated and professional

strong organizational, interpersonal, critical thinking, and communication skills

adapts easily to new situations

dedicated to the task given to complete

excellent assessment skills

maintains and establishes a rapport with patients, families, physicians, and colleagues.


Registered Nurse

Family Nurse Practitioner

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners




MSN, FNP, Maryville University, St. Louis, MO; graduated December 2010

BSN, Maryville University, St. Louis, MO; graduated August 2004

ADN, SLCC-Meramec, Kirkwood, MO; graduated May 2000


January 5, 2015 to present---Phelps County Regional Medical Center; pain mgmt.. FNP

Advise and consult regarding patients in clinic and hospital setting

Examine new patient consults and order additional imaging, labs, etc.

Evaluate effectiveness of pain medications and educate patient regarding side effects

Determine most effective procedure for patient relating to imaging results and symptoms

July 18, 2014 to present---Med XM; home health FNP

Independent contractor for agency

Perform health assessments on members of specific insurance group

Educate patient regarding dietary recommendations for diabetes and obesity

Evaluate effectiveness of current prescribed medications and offer advise

November 2013 to June 2014 ---Washington University; pain management FNP

Read and interpreted MRI’s, CT’s, and X-rays

Assessed patients and formulated a plan of care regarding pain management

Evaluated lab results and performed a head-to-toe assessment on new patient consults

Ordered labs, medications, imaging, and conferred with collaborating physician regarding further treatment options

June 2013 to November 2013 Staff Care; home health FNP

Performed complete head-to-toe health assessments

Completed a history and physical on each patient visit

Educated patient on healthy lifestyle changes and preventative measures

Implemented plan of care for patient

May 2008 to April 2014--Favorite Healthcare; staff RN--prn

Served as a medical-surgical, occupational, and community RN

Implemented nursing care plans, and maintains medical records

Administered nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients

Assessed patient’s health issues and needs; provides health education and counseling to promote good physical and psychosocial habits thus promoting disease prevention

December 2012 to April 2013--Body Solution Systems; clinic FNP

Served as an FNP in a private practice

Responsible for clinical decisions in absence of physician/owner

Ordered appropriate diagnostics tests and labs for patients according to symptoms

Elicited and recorded complete and pertinent medical history of patients

Performed and record physical exams

Followed-up with patients regarding labs, MRI and/or x-ray results

Consulted with physician in a timely manner, in accordance with the Collaborative Practice Agreement

October 2008 to December 2012--Barnes Jewish West County Hospital; staff RN

Served as an RN on a cardiac monitored care unit

Provided education to congestive heart failure (CHF) patients

Performed comprehensive nursing care to patients with a newly diagnosed arrhythmia

Interpreted cardiac rhythms according to 12-lead EKG results

July 1997 to November 2009--St. Luke’s Hospital; staff RN

Served as a genitourinary & cardiac step-down RN

Performed peritoneal dialysis

Skilled in the maintenance and removal of external pacemakers

Served as preceptor and mentor to nursing students and new graduates

Community & health care activities

Metro Mounted Search Unit (1988-1990); participated in the formation of a search & rescue on horseback of lost and missing individuals who were unable to be sought out by the use of a motor vehicle.

Therapeutic Horsemanship (1990-1992); volunteered in assisting mentally and physically challenged by helping them improve posture, balance, muscle control, and self-confidence by means of riding horses.

References--professional & personal

Holly Stephens

Angela Smith-Jones

Tracy Pitts

Dr. Imboden

Dr. Conrardy

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