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Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

Location:
Melbourne, Florida, United States
Posted:
February 07, 2018

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Nikka M. Cohan, ARNP-BC

**** ******* *****, *********, ** 32940 Tel: 904-***-**** E-mail: ac4dop@r.postjobfree.com

Compassionate and Conscientious Patient-Focused

Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

Manage the overall delivery of patient care that promotes safety and welfare consistent with local, state, and federal guidelines, as well as organization’s policies and procedures. Respond efficiently to life-saving situations, capably handle emergencies, and perform complex assessments, therapies, and interventions. Construct a congenial environment that is restorative, empathetic and caring – widely recognized as an excellent caregiver and patient advocate. Help design and implement innovative treatment and wellness initiatives that foster safe and cost-effective care and yield improvements.

Areas of Experience

Diagnosis & Treatment

Critical Care

Medication Administration

Dermatology & Wound Care

Internal Medicine

General & Vascular Surgery

Patient Case Management

Medical-Surgical Nursing

HIPPAA Compliance

Core Skills and Competencies

Highly perceptive with excellent attention to detail, and analytical skills

Superior evaluative, time-management, and problem-solving abilities

Team oriented, and energetic individual contributor

Comfortable in the agile, fast-paced, multicultural work environments

Excellent communication, interpersonal, counseling, and negotiation skills

Education

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

University of Cincinnati

Apr 2012

Cincinnati, OH

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

University of North Florida

Apr 2006

Jacksonville, FL

Licensure and Certifications

Florida Board of Nursing – Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

License #ARNP 9248575 – Expires: Apr 2020

AANP Board Certified (Florida)

Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certified

Professional Experience

ARNP (Internal Medicine)

Suntree Internal Medicine

2014-Present

Melbourne, FL

Examine patients and diagnose patients' medical issues while referring them to appropriate outside treatment programs, and prescribing medications to treat various ailments.

Assess and treat patients with acute, and multiple chronic diagnoses in the geriatrics.

Key contributor in providing acute and chronic health conditions while strengthening personal assessment skills, diagnostic abilities, and determining proper pharmacologic treatments.

Partner with physicians in the management of acute and chronic health conditions across the lifespan by utilizing assessment skills, ancillary services, history-taking, and physical examinations.

Senior ARNP (General and Vascular Surgery)

TEPAS Healthcare – Dr. Emran R. Imami

2014-2017

Melbourne, FL

Conducted and interpreted diagnostic tests, diagnosis, prescription of pharmacologic agents and treatments while providing OR assistance.

Prepared patients undergoing surgical interventions by measuring their vitals, monitoring physical and behavioral changes, and discussing findings with physicians and surgeons.

Assisted surgeons during procedures, transported patients from operating room to recovery room and provided postoperative care.

Maintained effective communication with surgeons and physicians and efficiently met the needs of OR, scheduling and case planning.

Ensured operating room readiness by maintaining strict quality standards and safety precautions.

Performed problem-focused assessments and helped patients recover from a critical condition and restore physical, mental, and behavioral abilities.

ARNP (Dermatology and Wound Care)

Healogics, Inc.

2013-2015

Jacksonville, FL

Evaluated and treated venous/stasis ulcers, pressure ulcers, diabetic ulcers, arterial, traumatic, bites, burns, and non-healing surgical wounds.

Educated patients and families to promote health and prevention of illness.

Performed comprehensive assessments, diagnoses, and interpreted diagnostic/lab tests in the direct management of acute and chronic illness and disease.

ARNP (Internal Medicine)

Brevard Health Center – Dr. Gobivenkata Balji

2012-2013

Melbourne, FL

Examined patients and diagnosed patients' medical issues while referring them to appropriate outside treatment programs, and prescribing medications to treat various ailments.

Assessed and treated patients with acute, and multiple chronic diagnoses in the geriatrics.

Key contributor in providing acute and chronic health conditions while strengthening personal assessment skills, diagnostic abilities, and determining proper pharmacologic treatments.

Partnered with physicians in the management of acute and chronic health conditions across the lifespan by utilizing assessment skills, ancillary services, history-taking, and physical examinations.

Registered Nurse

Wuesthoff Medical Center

2010-2011

Rockledge, FL

Contributed as a well-regarded team member; recognized for commitment and dedication.

Evaluated patients’ condition and test results, and provided a range of nursing duties, including triage, referral, direct nursing care, and medication administration.

Recorded the effectiveness of nursing care, and modified the plan of attention as patients progressed toward expected outcomes while observing and recording symptoms, reactions, and progress.

Affiliations

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

References Available Upon Request



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