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Nurse Practitioner Registered

Smithfield, Rhode Island, United States
April 13, 2018

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Smithfield, Rhode Island, 02828



Enthusiastic, Personable, Dedicated, Advanced Certified Family Nurse Practitioner

with thirty years of experience including Management of staff and oversight of diverse departments. Skills include diagnosing, treating, providing preventative, acute, chronic, and follow-up care to patients from pediatrics to geriatrics. Possessing excellent communication, leadership, teaching, and mentoring skills.


11/28/2016-03/16/2018 Premise Health

Nurse Practitioner in an acute care corporate clinic setting. Provided

episodic acute care visits, wellness visits, travel visits, and women’s

health visits.

Minute Clinic RI

12/29/2015-11/10/2016 Senior Practice Manager Minute Clinic RI/Metro West Mass

Executive leadership position leading a team of NP/PA in achieving

clinical quality standards and business and financial objectives.

Accountability for the business performance of clinics as well as the

clinical and professional performance of the clinical team. Serve as a

clinical expert resource. Identify strategies and implement effective

action plans to maintain clinical excellence at all times. Responsible

for team building and talent development. Build collaborate relationships

with all stakeholders as it relates to best practices in professional standards and organizational values. Oversee direct reports in 17 clinics, with 57 NP/PA’s. On-call responsibility for 280 clinics in the Northeast corridor.

5/10/15-12/18/2015 Clinical Practice Manager Minute Clinic RI

Provide day to date clinical and managerial support to providers in the

field throughout 8 clinics in RI. Responsible for hiring, orienting, assuring

compliance with all Federal and State requirements. Responsible for the State of RI Vaccine program relationship through the clinics pre-booking for flu vaccine, ordering, reporting monthly refrigerator logs from all clinics, meeting all Federal, State and Joint Commission regulations. Prepared all clinics for the Joint Commission survey of Region with review and update of all policies and procedures. Presented clinical education programs outlining new clinical guidelines assessment and exam for musculoskeletal, abdominal, and neurological as part of an expansion of our scope of practice. Responsible for meting all fiscal responsibility standards set by the company, and all on going evaluation and HEDIS patient surveys. Collaboration with various entities

for opening 2 new clinics, including all marketing responsibilities to grow the practices. Media training- represented Minute Clinic on the Early Morning Show, Channel 12 Providence RI

8/2014-5/9/15 Clinical Practitioner

Provider in Minute Clinic responsible for acute and well patient care in a

retail setting. Manage all ordering of supplies, vaccines, testing kits. Working within company best practice guidelines to provide care, assessment, and health screenings for the community.

Bryant University Health Services

Director of Health Services

7/2008-8/2014 University Administrator and Manager of the Student Health Center and

Health Education Department. Responsibilities included clinical and

administrative roles. Responsible for compliance with Federal/State/CDC/American College Health Association. Managed large budget, responsible for developing significant savings while implementing innovative changes. Wrote proposal for and implemented new EMR, Medicat for the department, built all clinical templates to be used in Medicat.

Clinical supervision, training, professional regulations evaluation of all

clinical and non-clinical staff, providing in-services and skills assessment.

Developed and implemented educational wellness programs for University Staff and students such as Women’s and Men’s health, Nutrition Health Awareness, Prevention directed programs on heart health, breast health, knowing your cholesterol numbers.

University Administrator responsibilities: Development of Disaster Plan,

Health Advisory Committee, Safety Committee, Title 9 Committee,

Sexual Assault and Emergency evaluation team.

2006-6/2008 Clinical Nurse Practitioner Provider in the Student Health Services

Worked collaboratively with Physician, Nurse Practitioners, Health

Educators, to develop, implement, and evaluate a plan of care to integrate

Medical and Nursing discipline within our scope of practice and the

University Mission. Provided acute, well visits, women’s health and

at risk population counseling for the campus community.

Urgent Medical Care – Smithfield, Cumberland

2001-2006 Responsible for clinical evaluation and treatment of acute problems in

Pediatrics through geriatrics, trauma, gyn, and Workman’s Compensation.

Skills included history taking, evaluation, interpreting x-rays, lab work,

Suturing, splinting, minor surgical procedures, for urgent and non-urgent.

Collaboratively worked in a team approach, maintaining clinical documentation and referral to appropriate community services, practicing across multisite locations.

University Medicine INC., David Kerzer, DO

2000-2001 Practiced in Primary Care setting, acute and chronic health care visits working collaboratively with Physician performing well physicals, gyn exams, chronic care follow up. Maintained patient profiles, lab follow up, care referrals as appropriate.

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care of New England (formerly RIGHA)

1984-2000Clinical Nurse Practitioner for the Department of Medicine 1984-1988

Providing primary care to adult population.

Urgent care Clinical Provider 1988-1999

Providing urgent medical care to the general population, skills include suturing, splinting, I+D, IV therapy, slit lamp exams, phlebotomy, foreign body removal and splinting.

Night Triage Clinical staff- Urgent Care Patient services providing phone advice to all levels of health concerns and ages, off hours throughout the night. Independent decision making, handling multiple priorities while maintaining high level of patient satisfaction

Academic Adjunct Professor - Salve Regina University

Taught Physical Assessment for Nursing program

Preceptor for University Rhode Island Nurse Practitioner Program

Preceptor for many NP students in Urgent Care Setting

Instructor Universal Precautions, Blood Borne Pathogens, and OSHA

Annual training for over 300 employees Bryant University

Adjunct professor - Bryant University

Freshman Forward Learning (FFL) required class, Learning modules, studying, health and wellness


Pace University, Masters Science in Nursing

Providence College, Bachelor Science in Biology


Rhode Island Registered Nurse RN25216

Rhode Island Registered Nurse Practitioner RX APRN00795

ANCC Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner 0056148-22

DEA MC0574550

Federal Medical Examiners Certification DOT 591-***-****

BLS for Healthcare workers 6/2018


EMR Proficiency: eClinical Works, Medicat, and Epic Systems


Numerous Professional academic, clinical, and community awards of recognition

Many professional presentations to various types of audiences

Professional membership in various areas

References available upon request

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