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Nurse Practitioner Registered

Jacksonville, Florida, United States
February 13, 2018

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Fruit Cove, FL 32259

Cell: 904-***-****

Compassionate, professional, and board certified PMHNP with more than 14 years of clinical experience as a registered nurse, approximately 10 of these being within mental health/psychiatric settings. Extensive experience in providing age-appropriate care to adolescent, adult, and geriatric psychiatric patients in inpatient settings. More than 600 clinical hours successfully completed as a psychiatric – mental health nurse practitioner student in psychiatric settings training with psychiatrists and PMHNPs.


Confident and knowledgeable new provider seeking initial PMNNP assignment in an inpatient or outpatient psychiatric setting.


08/2015 to 12/2017 Masters of Science in Nursing, University of South Alabama

Concentration in family psychiatric nurse practitioner

3.93 GPA

08/2000 to 08/2002 Bachelors of Science in Nursing, University of North Florida

4.0 GPA

Clinical Rotations

08/2016 to 08/2017 Baptist Medical Center Behavioral Health – Jacksonville, FL

Completed more than 100 clinical hours of direct patient care/assessment/documentation within Baptist Medical Center’s Behavioral Health Units as PMHNP student

Worked with diverse and acutely ill geriatric and adult psychiatric patients alongside preceptor, Cindy Wilson, PMHNP-BC

01/2017 to 12/2017 First Coast Mental Health – Orange Park, FL

Completed approximately 300 hours of clinical training with Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Dr. Kathleen “Kit” Grissett

Participated in the care of hundreds of child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric psychiatric patients

06/2017 to 12/2017 Dr. Emanuel Martinez and Associates – Orange Park, FL

Completion of approximately 200 clinical hours with Cindy Wilson, PMHNP-BC, in this psychiatric, private-practice setting

During clinical experience, performed numerous initial and follow-up psychiatric evaluations and provided comprehensive and pertinent documentation and treatment recommendations

Professional Experience

08/2009 to Current Relief Charge/Staff RN

Behavioral Health, Orange Park Medical Center – Orange Park, FL

Provide highly professional and compassionate care to caseload of 6-8 adult psychiatric patients suffering from wide range of mental illnesses

As relief charge, manage care of up to 24 adult psychiatric patients Actively monitor patients for condition changes and provide therapeutic interventions as necessary

Notify physician, treatment team members of pertinent patient response to treatments/medications and condition changes

Create, update patient plans of care and keep accurate detailed records of patient care Counsel, educate patients and family members about treatments, diseases processes and medications

Administer oral and injectable medications and monitor/record patient response

06/2005 to 05/2007 Relief Charge/House Supervisor and Staff RN

Ten Broeck Hospital – Jacksonville, FL

Managed staffing, emergency and patient care issues for this 99-bed, free-standing psychiatric hospital as acting house supervisor

Acted as relief charge RN on any one of three (adolescent, crisis stabilization and detox) units within this facility

Supervised three to seven nursing staff and oversaw meeting the needs up to 32 psychiatric patients at a time as charge RN on these units

Developed and implemented individual treatment plans for patients with a broad range of mental health issues

Provided prompt intervention to crisis situations, assessing and meeting patient needs and ensuring a therapeutic environment

06/2003 to 05/2005 Staff RN, Progressive Care/Step-Down Unit

Baptist Medical Center Beaches –Jacksonville Beach, FL

Managed daily caseload of 4-5 chronically ill/cardiac patients

Performed nursing care services in areas of medication administration and management of peripheral and central IV lines, catheters and feeding tubes.

Provided wound care, phlebotomy and cardiac monitoring

Aggressively assessed patient status and notified physicians of clinical changes

Served as staunch, adamant patient advocate

Educated patients and family members on medications and disease processes and prevention

12/2001 to 12/2002 Associate Care Provider/Graduate Nurse Critical Care

Memorial Hosptial Jacksonville – Jacksonville, FL

Assisted nursing staff in caring for critically ill patients by performing numerous nursing and secretarial tasks

08/2000 to 11/2001 Associate Care Provider, Operating Room

St. Vincent's Medical Center – Jacksonville, FL

Assisted nursing staff with operating room preparation, scheduling, procurement of supplies and numerous secretarial duties

03/1999 to 08/2000 Editor, Base Newspaper

U.S. Government/U.S. Navy – Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, FL

Civil Service government employee, GS-9

Editor of NAS Jacksonville base newspaper, Jax Air News

12/1988 to 04/1999 Active Duty Navy Journalist

United States Navy – Various

Active duty U.S. Navy journalist for 10+ years

Honorably discharged at rank of E-6

Certifications and Licensures

Florida Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner 9196197 – Licensed 2018

ANCC Psychiatric – Mental Health Nurse Practitioner – Certification # 201-***-****

Florida Registered Nurse 9196197 – Licensed since 2002

Currently awaiting DEA license application approval.

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