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Nurse Practitioner Health Care

Location:
Pawleys Island, South Carolina, United States
Posted:
January 22, 2018

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JUDITH HUGHES MSN APRN FNP

*** *** ********** **., ******* Island, SC 29585 C: (843) ***-**** ac345f@r.postjobfree.com Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. Highly skilled health care professional with over 17 years clinical experience with primary care clinics, urgent care, home health, public health care clinics, infectious disease as well as skilled nursing, assisted living, rehabilitation, and memory care nursing homes

Working knowledge with EMR record

management Athena Health, EMR Allscripts

EMR Amazing Charts EMR and One Touch,

EMR

All areas of minor surgical procedures

performed in urgent care management.

Trigger Point injections for Muscular Spasms

I & D wounds, abscesses, suturing

lacerations.

Skilled in conducting physical examinations

Including pediatric, adolescence, adult and

geriatric exams Employment physicals,

annual employment physicals, sports

physical, as well as acute and chronic care

Working knowledge with current nursing

home, Geriatric treatment knowledge

assisted living and memory care patients.

Provide chronic care management, i.e.

diabetic training, CHF, Heart Disease.

Nurse Practitioner for Employee Health Oct 2017 to Current CareTeam Health PART-TIME - Marion, SC

Function as a employee health nurse practitioner for all personnel at Beneateau Corporation.

Provide medical care for acute and chronic medical problems of employees of corporation.

Assess, evaluate and care for those with DM II, HTN, HPLD. Nurse Practitioner Sep 2017 to Current

ALMS Clinical Associates -PART-TIME - Surfside Beach, SC Conducted screenings, diagnostic treatment and rehabilitative services, and chiropractic services on a primary health care team. Educated patients about chronic disease processes, as well as acute episodes. Nurse practitioner Apr 2017 to Jul 2017

Coastal House Calls - Murrells Inlet, sc

Conducted screenings, diagnostic treatment and rehabilitative services on a primary health care team in a home environment.

Served as lead health care provider for all patients seen in their home educated patients about chronic disease processes, HTN, HPLD, COPD, Hypothyroidism. Educated patients about acute and episodic illnesses in their home. Performed phlebotomy in home Reviewed all medications for patients, providing education on need, administration,

Nurse Practitioner Oct 2016 to Jul 2017

MEDICAL HOME TEAM - MCKINNEY, Texas

Provide medical care to Medicare age patients, managing acute and chronic disease prevention. Working through with the Transitional Care Management

(TCM program), with patients hospitalized and discharged from the hospital with the purpose to manage all care after discharge to their recovery to full health, without readmission to hospitals for further care. Charted and recorded information in client files.

Conducted comprehensive initial in-home psychosocial assessments prior to first wraparound meetings.

Documented all patient information including service plans, treatment reports and progress notes.

Conducted outreach, advocacy and rehabilitative services for regular cases and crisis intervention.

Collaborated closely with treatment team to appropriately coordinate client care services.

Developed comprehensive treatment plans that focused on accurate diagnosis and behavioral treatment of problems.

Referred clients to other programs and community agencies to enhance treatment processes.

Nurse Practitioner Oct 2015 to Oct 2016

Care 1, SC - Atlanta, GA

Prince George Health Care Center, located in Georgetown SC. Facility is a assisted living, rehabilitation and memory care facility. Residents sent from hospitals for rehabilitation from recent surgeries, or needing assisted living, when unable to manage their ADL's. Fully equipped memory care unit. Developed comprehensive treatment plans that focused on accurate diagnosis and behavioral treatment of problems.

Consulted with psychiatrists about client medication changes, issues with medicine compliance and efficacy of medications.

Referred clients to other programs and community agencies to enhance treatment processes.

Guided clients in understanding illnesses and treatment plans. Evaluated patients for psychiatric services and psychotropic medications. Recorded comprehensive patient histories and coordinated treatment plans with multi-disciplinary team members.

Referenced and used various therapy techniques, including psychodynamic, family systems, cognitive behavioral and lifespan integration psychotherapy. Efficiently gathered information from families and social services agencies to inform development of treatment plans.

Nurse Practitioner - Locum Tenem - PRN May 2015 to Current South Stand Urgent Care **Part time PRN - Murrells Inlet, SC Charted and recorded information in client files. Managed urgent care facility, providing Locum Tenum coverage for physician.

Patient load ~25-28 patients daily Provided medical care to MVA related injuries, Trigger Point injections for MS spasms.

Office surgeries include suturing, I & D of wounds. Charted and recorded information in client files.

Efficiently gathered information from families and social services agencies to inform development of treatment plans.

Documented all patient information including service plans, treatment reports and progress notes.

Referred clients to other programs and community agencies to enhance treatment processes.

Guided clients in understanding illnesses and treatment plans. Referenced and used various therapy techniques, including psychodynamic, family systems, cognitive behavioral and lifespan integration psychotherapy. Family Nurse Practitioner Oct 2013 to Dec 2016

Agape Senior Care - part-time - Myrtle Beach, SC

Examined, diagnosed and treated primary care patients with both acute and chronic medical conditions.

Performed DOT and Employment physicals.

Reviewed all Radiographic, Speciality testing, referrals and laboratory results and treated/referred as appropriate.

Referenced and used various therapy techniques, including psychodynamic, family systems, cognitive behavioral and lifespan integration psychotherapy. AGAPE SENIOR CARE - GERIATRIC & REHABILITATIVE CARE Guided clients in understanding illnesses and treatment plans. Brightwater Nursing and Rehab facility with rehabilitation, skilled nursing, assisted living and memory care units.

Charted and recorded information in client files.

Efficiently gathered information from families and social services agencies to inform development of treatment plans.

Documented all patient information including service plans, treatment reports and progress notes.

Collaborated closely with treatment team to appropriately coordinate client care services.

Developed comprehensive treatment plans that focused on accurate diagnosis and behavioral treatment of problems.

Organized treatment projects that focused on problem solving skills and creative thinking.

Developed appropriate policies for the identification of medically-related social and emotional needs of clients.

AGAPE SENIOR HOSPICE CARE

Conducted comprehensive initial in-home psychosocial assessments prior to first wraparound meetings.

Efficiently gathered information from families and social services agencies to inform development of treatment plans.

Documented all patient information including service plans, treatment reports and progress notes.

Preformed Face to Face Encounters to recertify patient for hospice services according to Government regulations for hospice care Family Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care Oct 2013 to Jan 2015 Agape Senior Care - Myrtle Beach, SC

Examined, diagnosed and treated primary care patients with both acute and chronic medical conditions.

Performed DOT and Employment physicals.

Referenced and used various therapy techniques, including psychodynamic, family systems, cognitive behavioral and lifespan integration psychotherapy. Administered medication to patients presenting serious risk of danger to themselves and others.

Guided clients in understanding illnesses and treatment plans. Nurse Practitioner Jan 2009 to Jan 2013

Inlet Medical Associates - Murrells Inlet, SC

Provided health care to all age ranges, managed acute and chronic disease processes.

Charted and recorded information in client files.

Referred clients to other programs and community agencies to enhance treatment processes. Guided clients in understanding illnesses and treatment plans. Managed all acute and chronic health care needs for all age poplulations. Oversaw all laboratory results, Radiographic, as well as Speciality scans and EKG tracings as ordered.

Administered medication to patients presenting serious risk of danger to themselves and others.

Family Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care Dec 2006 to Jan 2009 Waccamaw Family Practice - Murrells Inlet, SC

Charted and recorded information in client files.

Performed H & P, diagnosis and treatment plans for all outpatient clients. Performed DOT, Employment physicals, Sports physicals as appropriate. Managed all chronic illnesses.Managed all acute illnesses. Reviewed lab work, radiographic studies, ECG tracings and treated per protocols in a efficient manner.Documented all patient information including service plans, treatment reports and progress notes.

Efficiently gathered information from families and social services agencies to inform development of treatment plans.

Documented all patient information including service plans, treatment reports and progress notes.

Collaborated closely with treatment team to appropriately coordinate client care services.

Developed comprehensive treatment plans that focused on accurate diagnosis and behavioral treatment of problems.

Taught clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills and functional living skills. Referred clients to other programs and community agencies to enhance treatment processes.

Diagnosed, and treated all acute illnesses

Nurse Practitioner Jan 2003 to Dec 2006

N.Myrtle Beach Internal Medicine - N. Myrtle Beach, SC Charted and recorded information in client files.

Provided health care to all age ranges, managed acute and chronic disease processes.

Performed H & P, diagnosis and treatment plans for all outpatient clients. Performed DOT, Employment physicals, Sports physicals as appropriate. Managed all chronic illnesses.

Managed all acute illnesses.

Reviewed lab work, radiographic studies, ECG tracings and treated per protocols in a efficient manner.

Documented all patient information including service plans, treatment reports and progress notes.

Interacted with clinical staff and external resources such as school or community personnel.

Taught clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills and functional living skills. Nurse Practitioner Jan 2002 to Jan 2003

Georgetown Heath Group - Georgetown, SC

Provided health care to all age ranges, managed acute and chronic disease processes.

Charted and recorded information in client files.

Interacted with clinical staff and external resources such as school or community personnel.

Referred clients to other programs and community agencies to enhance treatment processes.

Guided clients in understanding illnesses and treatment plans. Nurse Practitioner Jan 1999 to Dec 2001

SC Department of Mental Health - Camden, SC

TLC ( Towards Local Care),New Program implemented by Department of Mental Health to de-institutionize mental health facilities and integrate all patients into general population.

Conducted screening, diagnostic treatment and rehabilitative and supportive services as the first and only nurse practitioner on a primary health care team of social workers, and psychologists.

Charted and recorded information in client files.

Checked facility for open windows, locked doors, malfunctioning smoke detectors and other safety hazards.

Developed

Education and Training

Quickly responded to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose.

Conducted comprehensive initial in-home psychosocial assessments prior to first wraparound meetings.

Efficiently gathered information from families and social services agencies to inform development of treatment plans.

Documented all patient information including service plans, treatment reports and progress notes.

Conducted outreach, advocacy and rehabilitative services for regular cases and crisis intervention.

Collaborated closely with treatment team to appropriately coordinate client care services.

Developed comprehensive treatment plans that focused on accurate diagnosis and behavioral treatment of problems.

Taught clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills and functional living skills. Consulted with psychiatrists about client medication changes, issues with medicine compliance and efficacy of medications.

Referred clients to other programs and community agencies to enhance treatment processes.

Guided clients in understanding illnesses and treatment plans. Assisted clients in scheduling home visits and phone calls and monitored effectiveness of these activities.

Monitored patients prescribed psychotropic medications to assess the medications' effectiveness and side effects.

Administered medication to patients presenting serious risk of danger to themselves and others.

Recorded comprehensive patient histories and coordinated treatment plans with multi-disciplinary team members.

Consulted with and developed appropriate treatment and rehabilitation plans for dually diagnosed patients.

Nurse Practitioner May 1993 to Dec 1999

SC Department of Health, Palmetto District - Columbia, SC Provided all health services for women's contraceptive needs and related management for their welfare.

Efficiently gathered information from families and social services agencies to inform development of treatment plans.

Documented all patient information including service plans, treatment reports and progress notes.

Collaborated closely with treatment team to appropriately coordinate client care services.

Worked with parents and teachers to implement consistent behavior therapy techniques at home and school.

Organized treatment projects that focused on problem solving skills and creative thinking.

Referred clients to other programs and community agencies to enhance treatment processes.

Guided clients in understanding illnesses and treatment plans. Developed appropriate policies for the identification of medically-related social and emotional needs of clients.

Bachelor, Nursing Science 1993

University of South Carolina Columbia

Nursing Science

Professional Affiliations

Additional Information

Masters, Nursing Science 1998

University of South Carolina Columbia

Nursing Science

Grand Strand Advance Practice Nurse Practitioner Association - Co-chair for GSAPNA annual conference

SC Nurses Association

International Nurses Association

Licenses Registered Nurse Practitioner in the State of South Carolina, License

#APN 103 Certificate to Prescribe in South Carolina, 1998 to present Certificate to Prescribe with Federal Government, Drug Enforcement, 1998 to present. Current license without any Board sanctions.

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