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Registered Nurse Medical

Location:
Bloomington, Illinois, United States
Posted:
February 23, 2018

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EDUCATION

Olivet Nazarene University Bourbonnais, IL

Degree: Master of Science in Nursing – FNP-C (2016-Expected Feb 2018)

*American Nurses Association member (current)

Practicum Experience

-Acute and Episodic Adult and Geriatric Therapeutics and Management (180 Hours)

oOSF Medical Group, Normal, IL

Preceptor: Jennifer Berkley FNP

Supervisor: Dr. Susan Sheppard

-Women’s Health Therapeutics and Management Across the Lifespan (180 Hours)

oObstetrics & Gynecology, Bloomington, IL

Preceptor: Dr. Sarah Dutta

-Children’s Health Therapeutics and Management (180 Hours)

oOSF Medical Group, Bloomington, IL

Preceptor: Dr. Maria Rosa

-Chronic Adult and Geriatric Therapeutics and Management

oOSF St. Joseph Emergency Department, Bloomington, IL (180 Hours)

Preceptor: Dr. Richard Sabbun

-Critically analyzes data and evidence for improving advanced nursing practice

-Integrates knowledge from the humanities and sciences within the context of nursing science

-Translates research and other forms of knowledge to improve practice processes and outcomes

-Develops new practice approaches based on the integration of research, theory, and practice knowledge

-Works with individuals of other professions to maintain a climate of mutual respect and shared values

-Engages diverse health care professionals who complement one’s own professional expertise, as well as associated resources, to develop strategies to meet specific patient needs

-Engages in continuous professional and inter-professional development to enhance team performance

-Assume leadership in inter-professional groups to facilitate the development, implementation, and evaluation of care provided in complex systems

EDUCATION Cont.

-Obtains and accurately documents a relevant health history for patients of all ages and in all phases of the individual and family life cycle using collateral information, as needed

-Performs and accurately documents appropriate comprehensive or system-focused physical examination on patients of all ages

-Identifies health and psychosocial risk factors of patients of all ages and families in all stages of the family life cycle

-Identifies and plans interventions to promote health with families at risk

-Assesses the impact of acute and chronic illness or common injuries on the family as a whole

-Distinguishes between normal and abnormal changes across the lifespan

-Accesses decision-making ability and consults and refers, appropriately

-Synthesizes data from a variety of sources to make clinical decisions regarding appropriate management, consultation, or referral

-Plans diagnostic strategies and makes appropriate use of diagnostic tools for screening and prevention, with consideration of the costs, risks, and benefits to individuals

-Formulates comprehensive differential diagnoses

-Manages common acute and chronic physical and mental illnesses, including acute exacerbations and injuries across the lifespan to minimize the development of complications, and promote function and quality of living

-Prescribes medications with knowledge of altered pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics with special populations, such as infants and children, pregnant and lactating women, and older adults

-Prescribes therapeutic devices

-Assess and promotes self-care in patients with disabilities

-Performs primary care procedures

-Facilitates family decision-making about health

-Evaluates the impact of life transitions on the health status of patients and the impact of health and illness on patients

-Uses all available resources from the community in designing patient treatment plans

-Uses appropriate terminology, format, and technology

-Assumes accountability for ethical behavior in all nurse patient relationships

-Assumes accountability for legal issues in all nurse patient relationships

-Considers access, cost, efficacy, and quality when making health care decisions.

-Shows respect for the inherent dignity and worth of every human being

-Access and provides to patients and families educational material that is culturally sensitive and appropriate

EDUCATION Cont.

Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing Peoria, IL Degree: Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Registered Nurse (2011-2013)

*Dean’s List

Clinical Rotation Sites

-OSF Saint Francis Medical Center (Peoria, IL)

oMedical Surgery, Orthopedics, OB/Labor and Deliver

Emergency Department, Neuro ICU, Cardiac ICU

Oncology, Children’s Hospital-Pediatrics

-Sharon Woods

Heartland Community College Normal, IL Degree: Associate of Science

*Dean’s List

Heartland Community College Normal, IL

Certificate: Certified Nursing Assistant

RECENT WORK EXPERIENCE

OSF St Joseph Medical Center Bloomington, IL

Registered Nurse, Emergency Department (2016 – Present)

Level II Trauma Center with 22 beds

*The Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nurses

OSF St Francis Medical Center Peoria, IL

Registered Nurse, Emergency Department (2014 – Present)

MAGNET Level 1 Trauma Center with 55 beds

OSF St. Francis Medical Center Peoria, IL

Registered Nurse, Neuro Acute (2014-6 Months)

-Provides compassionate care to patients across the lifespan from infants, children, adolescents, adults, pregnant women, and the elderly with minor ailments to life threatening illnesses and traumas

-Works as the only certified SANE nurse for sexually assaulted patients and works closely with law enforcement and Crime victims’ advocates

-Proactive in coordinating care of stroke patients; utilized a standardized stroke scale to assess neurological changes thus reducing delays in care and TPA initiation.

RECENT WORK EXPERIENCE Cont.

-Coordinates quality and timely care of patients presenting with a STEMI to ensure their safe and expedient transfer to the Cath Lab for further intervention.

-Monitors patient telemetry for rhythm and heart rate changes, collaborating with the physician as needed.

-Provides safe care of psych patients - collaborating with social work, providing community resources/referrals and coordinating transfer as necessary.

-Assists with rapid sequence intubation, ventilator management and initiation of critical drips per hospital protocol.5

-Responsible for triaging incoming patients, ordering appropriate laboratory tests, diagnostic imaging, medications, and interventions within the nursing protocol

-Safely administer medications, use medical equipment, perform minor medical operations

-Acts autonomously while demonstrating critical care knowledge and nursing skills

-Maintain enthusiasm and a positive attitude while focusing on meeting the needs of the patient

-Promotes an environment of respect and compassion

-Accurate documents detailed assessment and monitoring in EMR within a timely manner

-Collaborates with all members of the interdisciplinary team, therapists, social workers, doctors, and pharmacists

-Delegates appropriate responsibility to the skill level of employee

-Effective communicator to establish rapport and build trust with patients and families

-Provides cultural competent care to all diverse patients

-Educates patients and their families on health care needs, conditions, and treatments

-Maintains licensure, professional certifications, advanced practice skills, and participates in hospital required education

-Enhances professional growth and development by participating in and utilizing current evidence based information

CERTIFICATIONS

-Registered Nurse State of IL, License number 041.418464

-Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Certification (2016)

-Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC) Certification (2015-2019)

-Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC) Certification (2015-2018)

-Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification (July 2016-July 2018)

-CPR certified through American Heart Association (Jan 2018-Jan 2020)

-Emergency Communication Registered Nurse (ECRN) (2016)

-OSF HC Respiratory Protection Program (2016)

-Bladder Management and Spinal Cord Injury (2015)

REFERENCES

Maria Rosa, MD

Pediatrician

OSF Medical Group-Pediatrics

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Richard, Sabbun, MD

Emergency Physician

OSF St Joseph Medical Center

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309-***-****

Jennifer Berkley, ANCC, AANP

Family Practitioner

OSF Medical Group

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309-***-****

Janice Crawford, RN, BSN

Manager Patient Care

OSF St Joseph Medical Center

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