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Nurse Practitioner

Location:
Hampton, Virginia, United States
Posted:
February 12, 2018

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MELISSA KISTNER, MSN, RN, CEN

*** ********** ****, *******, ** 23669

Cell: 757-***-****

ac4ft8@r.postjobfree.com

Dedicated Family Nurse Practitioner student (expected graduation May 2018) with 13 years experience in nursing and healthcare. Seeking position in a facility that diagnoses and manages both common and complex medical conditions in patients of all ages. Focused on providing quality care and maintaining direct lines of communication with patients and the entire health-care team. Superb interpersonal and leadership skills. Possesses excellent communication, teaching and mentoring skills.

EPIC proficient

Lab result evaluation

Laceration repair

Incision & drainage

Pelvic exam

STI care and counseling

Splint care

Patient-centered care: newborn through geriatric

Solid assessment skills

Sound judgment

Attention to detail

Quick learner

Dependable

Strong work ethic

01/2010 to Current

SENTARA HEALTHCARE

Norfolk, VA

Registered Nurse: Charge, Staff, Triage

Sentara Port Warwick Emergency Department: Oct 2012 to current 16-bed free-standing ED with 5-bed fast-track

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital-Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit: Jan 2011 to Oct 2012 9-bed unit in Level I Trauma Center

Sentara CarePlex-Medical Monitoring: Jan 2010 to Jan 2011 24-bed unit providing care for 6-8 patients

Delivery of high quality and compassionate treatment to all patients, including indigent and low-income patients. Assess need for, order and obtain/administer appropriate lab tests and medications per protocol. Initiate, administer and assess IV therapy.

Oversee and manage clinical and support staff in patient care activities. Experience and comfort in palliative care role ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans. 07/2017 to 03/2018

CLINICAL PRACTICUM EXPERIENCE

Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA

Family Nurse Practitioner Student

Family practice: Eagle Harbor Family Practice with Michelle Frickanisce, NP-C Emergency department: Sentara CarePlex with Jennie Drahushuk, DNP, NP-C & Tuyet Houston, PA-C Hospitalist: Sentara CarePlex with Christine Daley, NP-C ENT: Hampton Roads ENT-Allergy with Beverly Patterson, DNP, FNP-BC Retail health: CVS Minute Clinic with Lauren Godwin, FNP-BC Women's health: Accomack County Health Dept with Laurie McShane, WHNP, CNM SUMMARY

SKILLS

EXPERIENCE

MASTER OF SCIENCE: FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER 2018

Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA

GPA 3.75

MASTER OF SCIENCE: NURSING LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT 2009 George Washington University, Washington, DC

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE: RN TO BS 2006

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE: REGISTERED NURSING 2005 Thomas Nelson Community College, Hampton, VA

Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Phi Epsilon Chapter Critical Care Nurse Internship, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital The George Washington University Honor Society of Nursing International Scholar Laureate Program Delegation on Nursing in South Africa Golden Key International Honour Society

Certifications: Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN)

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS)

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

ACTIVITIES AND HONORS



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