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Nurse Practitioner Registered

Houston, Texas, United States
February 03, 2018

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Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over 30 years of diversified nursing experience to include critical care management, medical surgical, primary care and School Nursing. Exceptional clinical skills with specialty care experience that includes pediatrics, women’s health and gerontology. Being adept in family practice procedures including assessments, diagnoses, patient education and follow up. A compassionate healthcare professional managing time, prioritizing tasks and exercising sound judgment with a commitment to providing quality nursing care.


Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, American Nursing Credentialing Center 11/2016

Registered Nurse, Houston, Texas 05/2015

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Texas 10/2016

Basic Life Support (BLS), Texas 10/2016

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Texas 10/2016


Advanced Health & Physical Assessment Dr. J. Barnett DNP 60 hours

Practicum I: Family Health – Adults & Gerontology Dr. J. Barnett DNP 180 hours

Practicum II: Women’s Health B. Olivier CNMW, FNP 180 hours

Practicum III: Pediatrics Dr. J. Barnett DNP 180 hours

Practicum IV: Primary Care Dr. C. Clark-Brown MD 180 hours


Bretshire Medical Clinic 07/01/2017 – Current Family Nurse Practitioner Bretshire Medical Clinic provides immediate, non-life-threatening healthcare services to the community and Houston Metro to patients ages 5 – 90+. Working under the direct supervision of Dr. James LaRose performing treatment, diagnosing and prescribing of medications. Performs I&D of abcesses,minor suturing, school athletic physicals and weight management programs.

Advocate Pediatric Home Care 12/2013 – Current

Pediatric Private Duty Nurse, Conroe, Texas

Advocate provides pediatric occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech therapy and home nursing services to children ages 0-21 years who have conditions that require life sustaining equipment and frequent skilled intervention that are beyond the scope of intermittent nursing visits, such as tracheotomy, Gastrostomy, ventilators, cough assistants, IPV, therapy vest, Bi-pap/Cpap machines, colostomy, catheterization, IV therapy and seizure disorders.

Provide total patient care for special needs pediatric patients. Skilled in providing ventilator care, G button feeding and care, tracheostomy care, medication administration and assistance with all activities of daily living.

100% Successful in optimizing wellness levels of medically fragile children resulting in reduction of emergency hospital admissions and sick doctor’s visit

Consistently increases mobility, social/cognitive skills, respiratory functions and overall health of patients by administering treatments, therapies and interventions – 100%

Homecare Horizons 07/1996 – 02/2011

Assistant DON, Houston, Texas

Homecare Horizons Inc was a Health, Wellness and Fitness – Home health Company located on 8866 Gulf Freeway, Houston, Texas.

Oversaw and managed a total of 21 staff to include RN, LVNs, CNAs and non-clinical in-patient care activities while maintaining a high level of staff morale and professionalism.

Insurance of proper clinical services were provided in accordance with state and federal regulations, HIPAA and OSHA standards and company policy.

Liaison between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.

Development and directing plans of care that comply with federal, state and local regulations

Collaborating with other health care professionals to improve the quality, safety, and efficiency of care delivery.

Developed and directed the new hire LPN program with 90% favorable outcome in teaching wound/dressing care, glucose checks, blood pressure monitoring and respiratory assessments/treatment

Recommended the State sponsored Medically Dependent Children Program with 100% adoption by the agency that increased revenue and improved patient census

Instructs and counsels patients by describing therapeutic regimens; promoting wellness and health maintenance.

North Forest ISD 08/1984 – 06/2012 (Retired)

Certified School Nurse, Houston, Texas

Lead Nurse, Houston, Texas 08/2011 – 06/2012 Poorest School District in the Metro Houston area – totaling 10,000+ students – District wide.

Oversaw the healthcare of 1100 students and faculty. Conducted State mandated health screenings, physicals and special education assessments in 3 secondary schools with student enrollment of 700+ and ensured external follow-up.

Liaised between school personnel, families, community and healthcare providers to advocate for a healthy school environment

Provided first – aid, emergent care, medication administration and treatments as ordered by the healthcare provider.

Coordinated Health Fairs that increased the number of immunized student’s district wide by 85%.

Appointed Lead Nurse for North Forest ISD for 2011-2012 school year


South University

Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner

Savannah, Georgia

Miller-Motte College

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Wilmington, North Carolina

Houston Community College

Associate of Science in Nursing

Houston, Texas

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