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Nurse Practitioner Mental Health

Location:
Corpus Christi, Texas, United States
Posted:
April 11, 2018

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Livina Akpunku

Corpus Christi, TX *****

469-***-**** t ac4302@r.postjobfree.com

Nurse Practitioner

MSN / BSN / RN

Comprehensive experience in providing care to patients, assistance to physicians, and direction to teams of nurses in all areas that promote and restore health as well as execute hospitals goals. History of success in collaborating with healthcare professionals at all levels to ensure best possible care. Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain relationships with patients, managing care and experience in all environments. A leader, capable of driving success in high-pressure situations.

CORE COMPETENCIES

Program Management t Staff Training & Coaching t Team Management t Communication

Organization t Administration t Patient Care & Education t Nursing t Leadership

Opportunity Identification t Cross-Functional Collaboration t Process Improvement

EDUCATION

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certification Program, Midwestern State University Wichita Falls, 2017

Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner, Texas A&M University, 2015

Nursing Prerequisite, Del Mar College, 2012

Bachelor of Science, Nursing, University of Texas Arlington, 2006

RN Diploma, Nigerian Teaching Hospital, 1990

LICENSE & CERTIFICATIONS

Registered Nurse, State of Texas, Expires 10/2019

Basic Life Support Certification, American Heart Association, Expires 2019

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Expires 2017

Family Nurse Practitioner Certification, State of Texas, Expires 6/2020

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certification, Expires 10/2022

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

Psychiatry (Child & Adolescent, Adult and Geriatrics (660hrs)

Internal Medicine (94hrs)

Family Practice (378hrs)

Pediatrics (75hrs)

OB/GYN & Women’s Health (75hrs)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Psychiatric Consulting Services November 2017- Current

PMHNP Part time

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Completes Psychiatric assessments following established guidelines

tEnsures accuracy and completeness of work performed

tPrescribes pharmacological agents and non-pharmacological therapies

tProvides appropriate elaborate patient education

tMakes appropriate referrals to health professionals and community agencies

GABBARD CLINIC METRO MINISTRIES May 2016- Current

Nurse Practitioner Part time

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tConduct diagnostic and therapeutic procedures

tCollect, documents data and provides patient care

tIdentifies the needs of the individual and family based on the data collected

tPrescribes pharmacological agents

tProvides relevant patient education

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WOUND TECHNOLOGY NETWORK 9/ 2015 - February 2017

NURSE PRACTITIONER

tProvided wound care services to patient in their primary residence.

tCollaborated with home health Agencies and patient primary care providers to ensure effective treatment to promote wound healing

POST-ACUTE MEDICAL HOSPITAL, Corpus Christi, TX 01/2013 –8/2015

Staff Nurse

tConcurrently provide direct care, execute patient assignments, and assume primary care role.

tEnsure all actions taken in order to promote or restore health and ease suffering.

tMaintain standards for professionalism and safe practice in a clinical setting through close collaboration with ancillary nursing staff and other healthcare personnel.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES, CONT.

CORPUS CHRISTI SPECIALTY HOSPITAL, Corpus Christi, TX 10/2010 – 11/2012

Staff Nurse, Long-term Acute Care

tAdmitted and assessed patient health conditions in order to create care plans and report changes in patient status.

tSupervised ancillary staff in all areas of patient education and counseling.

PADRE BEHAVIORAL HOSPITAL, Corpus Christi, TX 2009 – 2010

Registered Nurse, Mental Health

tAdmitted and assessed patient mental health conditions in order to create care plans and report changes in patient status.

Supervised ancillary staff in all areas of patient education and counseling

PARKLAND HEALTH & HOSPITAL SYSTEM, Dallas, TX 2001 – 2008

RN/Charge Nurse, Women & Children’s Services

tExecuted variety of educational and nursing tasks pertinent to serving needs of mothers and neonates in post-partum unit.

tCreated and delivered educational programs on breastfeeding.

tFacilitated referrals for follow-up visits as needed.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

The National Society of Leadership & Success – Del Mar College Chapter

National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives

Eta Omicron Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau – International Nursing Honor Society

Golden Key – International Honor Society



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