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Nurse Practitioner Registered

Weare, New Hampshire, 03281, United States
April 13, 2018

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Sheryl E. Harpel, APRN, MSN

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I’m looking to relocate to the San Diego area and gain employment as a Family Nurse Practioner in a setting where I can utilize my advanced nurse practitioner education, clinical skills and 22 years as a registered nurse to provide high quality, patient-centered healthcare. I hope to establish a collaborative relationship with other healthcare providers and become a member of an interdisciplinary team as well as continue to develop and expand my current knowledge base.


Master of Science in Nursing: Family Nurse Practitioner: Saint Joseph’s College of Maine. Graduated September, 2017

Bachelor of Science in Nursing: (Magna cum laude) University of Phoenix. Graduated August, 2011

Associate of Science in Nursing: New Hampshire Technical Institute. Graduated May, 1996

Certifications: American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC); Board certified Family Nurse Practitioner.

Certification number: 201-***-****

American Heart Association BLS

Licensure: Registered Nurse: New Hampshire: 042621-21. California RN license: Pending

California APRN license: Pending.

Professional Skills: Over 640 hours of clinical experience as an NP student with rotations at local primary care and OB/GYN offices. Performed comprehensive health assessment and physical exam of patients across the life span including women’s health and prenatal care. Developed differential diagnosis and plans of care, provided medical and pharmacological management of acute and chronic illness, promoted preventative health activities; ordered and interpreted lab and radiology results. Developed skills in basic suturing, skin punch biopsies, cryo therapy, PAP smears, physical examination, breast exams and documentation and billing in the EMR. Proficient in charting in McKesson, Cerner, Centricity, and Advanced MD EMR’s.

Employment History

ER Nurse Care Manager: Concord Hospital, Concord, NH January 2012 to Present

Collaborated with the multidisciplinary team to determine patient disposition and admitting status. Managed transition of care and assisted the patient and family in navigating both the health care system and utilizing community resources, especially the underserved and homeless population. Responsible for creating and maintaining complex care plans for ER patients; worked with local PCP’s and specialty care providers to decrease frequency of ER use. Skilled in InterQual and MCG admission criteria; excellent interpersonal communication skills.

RN Patient Flow Coordinator: Concord Hospital, Concord, NH July 2009-January 2012

Coordinated the bed management process for the busiest ER in the state, ensured timely throughput for the admission, transfer, and discharge process. Facilitated direct admissions from the community and transfers from other hospitals; effectively communicated with interdisciplinary team members to balance patient care needs with staffing availability to ensure appropriate patient placement. Served as back up for the house nursing supervisor and IV team, ran hospital wide bed meeting every evening to understand the unit needs and allocate resources, and helped problem solve issues related to bed management and staffing issues. Taught BLS for healthcare providers through the American Heart Association.

Senior Resource Nurse: Concord Hospital, Concord, NH June 2008-July 2009

Served as the senior resource nurse on the Ortho/Neuro surgical unit during the evening and overnight shift. As part of the unit’s senior leadership team, I coordinated staff assignments, maintained the surgical schedule, taught pre-surgical patient education classes, and served as the “go to” person for the unit staff.

Staff Nurse; Ortho/Neuro surgical unit: Concord Hospital, Concord, NH June 2002-June 2008

Completed patient assessments and participated in all aspects of patient care specific to post-surgical orthopedic patients as well as med/surg. Skilled in safe medication administration, IV fluid therapy, wound care, and spinal/hip precautions. Exercised excellent interpersonal communication skills when interacting with patients and their families. Worked as a member of an interdisciplinary team to coordinate patient care.

Nursing Supervisor Night Shift: Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital, Concord, NH June 2001-June 2002

Responsible for direct supervision of nursing and LNA staff for the overnight shift. Accountable for daily patient assignments, staff schedule, and yearly evaluations. Managed daily operations of the night shift as well as taking a full patient assignment.

Staff Nurse: Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital, Concord, NH September 1996- April 2008

Staff nurse for an acute rehabilitation hospital, primarily caring for ortho, neuro, and cardio/pulmonary patients of all ages in the post-acute hospital setting. Gained skills in IV therapy and insertion, safe medication administration, peritoneal dialysis, wound care, spinal injury care and patient assessment. Worked full time until June 2002, then per-diem until 2008.

Professional Activities:

Member of Sigma Theta tau, 2010- present

Member of the American Nurses Association, 2016-present

Member of the New Hampshire Nurse Practioner Association, 2016- present

Member of the American Academy of Nurse Practioners, 2016- present

References: Available on request.

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