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Acute Care Acute Gerontology Nurse Practitioner

Goose Creek, South Carolina, United States
January 06, 2018

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**** ******* **** ***** *** L-11 Goose Creek, South Carolina 29466 843-***-**** Career Target: ACUTE CARE ACUTE GERONTOLOGY NURSE PRACTITIONER Conscientious, integrity-driven, RN with more than 20 years of strong clinical experience in providing comprehensive and holistic medical care in a variety of specialties: surgical and cardiac critical care, medical- surgical care, bone marrow transplant unit, and gerontology. Thorough understanding and implementation of pathophysiology and pharmacology in patients with a variety of systemic health issues. Ensure quality of care and open lines of communication between all members of the health-care team. Demonstrated areas of strength include:

Critical Care Nursing Physician Relations / Consultations Clinical Training

Customer Service Medical Equipment Applications Analytical Skills

Time Management Interpersonal Communications PC Proficiency CAREER PATH

ROPER ST. FRANCIS HEALTHCARE, Charleston, SC 1997 - 2000; 2002 - Present NURSING SUPERVISOR - 2015-Present

Direct and manage the nursing staff, according to the hospital policies and procedure, in effort to provide optimal nursing care to the overall management of the patients. Assure quality of care by enforcing adherence to state board of nursing and state nurse practice act requirements. Providing bed assignments and assuring adequate staffing among all three hospital facilities. REGISTERED NURSE – MOBILE RESOURCE POOL 2002 – Present Apply professional nursing theory and practice to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care in various units throughout the hospital: PCU, BMT, and Surgical and Cardiac Intensive Care Units. 1. Ability to apply critical thinking and use clinical skills to ensure the optimal outcome in patients with a vast variety of medical conditions and acuity.

2. Critical Care experience in IABP, CRRT, hemodynamic monitoring, ventilators, and drips. Able to obtain and interpret clinical data to relay to physicians to ensure that the appropriate treatment can be made to ensure the optimal outcome.

REGISTERED NURSE – SURGICAL STEP DOWN UNIT/CARDIAC INTENSIVE CARE 1997 – 2000 Apply professional nursing theory and practice to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care in the cardiac intensive unit.

1. Ability to apply critical thinking skills to manage patients with multitude of cardiac diseases. 2. Care and maintenance of life sustaining devices such as central lines, arterial lines, and artificial airways. 3. Understanding and appropriately titrate IV drips for optimal outcomes. PREFERRED HEALTHCARE INC. – Ft. Lauderdale, FL 2000 – 2002 TRAVEL NURSE

Provided quality patient care in multiple specialty areas by performing comprehensive patient assessments, developing care plans, and administering physician ordered medications and treatments. 1. Maintained superior customer service and quality of care through adherence to organizational policies at multiple facilities during 3+ month assignments throughout country. EDUCATION and CERTIFICATIONS

Master of Science in Nursing- WALDEN UNIVERSITY- Minneapolis, MN Completed an Acute Care Acute Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (ACAGNP) degree- taking exam October 2017

Bachelor of Science in Nursing – UNIVERSITY OF MAINE – Orono, ME Independently funded college education through full-time employment while carrying 19-21 credits per semester Registered Nurse BLS & ACLS Certification, CCRN


Personnel Management Specialist – UNITED STATES ARMY – 1988 to 1992 Stationed in Nuremberg, Germany; Saudi Arabia; and Fort Carson, Colorado

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