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Nurse Practitioner Registered

Odessa, Florida, United States
February 21, 2018

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Chaturi Fernando, RN, MSN, FNP-BC

***** *** **** **., ******, FL 33556



Be part of our esteemed health care provider community in delivering accurate diagnosis and treatments in order to make a significant difference in the lives of our patients


Family Nurse Practitioner: The Little Clinic (Kroger - Retail health clinic) – January 2012 - June 2017

Provided quality health care through assessment, diagnosis, and formulation/implementation of treatment plans for common illnesses (upper/lower respiratory, ENT, minor injuries, etc.)

Ordered, reviewed and interpreted laboratory data and other diagnostic tests. Attended to an average of 30 patients per day with common acute and chronic illnesses

Performed preventative therapies such as mandated school physicals, adult work physicals, adult and child immunizations, vaccinations and therapeutic injections

Clinical preceptor for Ohio State University students: assisted with learning and development of skills for nurse practitioner students

Trained new hired Nurse Practitioners, and assisted them with transitioning into their individual practice settings after orientation

Won the Kroger Corporation Don Becker regional award in 2012 and 2015 - this award recognizes the clinic that demonstrates the best year-over-year progress in profitability

Supervised clinic inventory and supplies to maintain cost effective clinic operations

Clinic Manger (The Little Clinic) : January 2017 - June 2017

Responsible for the day to day operations of the clinic. Staff included a Nurse Practitioner, Licensed Practical Nurse, and two Patient Care Technicians.

Was a mentor for the staff with their competencies and career development.

Attended management meetings and cascaded information to the clinic staff to implement policies and company initiatives.

Participated in setting goals for the clinic and ensured financial performance of the clinic meets or exceeds expectations.

Registered Nurse: Riverside Methodist Hospital, Neuro Science Unit; Columbus Ohio - January 2007 –January 2012

Provided care for patients with strokes, seizures, and neurological disorders. Built/extended knowledge of comprehensive nursing process to improve quality of patient care, teaching patients and families on the disease process, treatment, management and its outcomes.

Pharmacy Technician: Riverside Methodist Hospital; Columbus Ohio - 1999 to 2006

Other Services

Volunteered at the Helping Hands Free Clinic -Columbus Ohio, and was part of group mission trips to Mexico

Provided medical care for uninsured or under-privileged patients- Diagnosis, treatment, and management of acute and chronic diseases.


Master of Science in Nursing: Family Nurse Practitioner June 2011

Otterbein University, Westerville, Ohio

Associate Degree in Nursing, 2007

Columbus State Community College, Columbus, Ohio

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, 1992

Institute of Chemistry, Colombo, Sri Lanka


Florida Board of Nursing ARNP license

NP-C certification through American Nurses Credentialing Center Certification

Certificate to Prescribe (CTP) through Ohio Board of Nursing

Registered Nurse through Ohio Board of Nursing

American Heart Association BLS

Certified Pharmacy Technician 1999


Furnished upon request

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