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Nurse Practitioner Medical

Location:
Trenton, New Jersey, United States
Posted:
February 24, 2018

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Colleen Conover RN, MSN, APN-C, CCM, COHN

Delray Beach, Florida

Phone: 609-***-****

E-mail: ac4lnp@r.postjobfree.com

Education:

*/****- */**** **** Masters Certification Program

The College of New Jersey

Family Nurse Practitioner Program

8/2005- 8/2008 Master of Science in Nursing

The College of New Jersey

Adult Nurse Practitioner Program

9/2003-9/2005 Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Thomas Edison State College

Trenton, NJ

9/1979-5/1981 Associates in Applied Science

Mercer County Community College

Trenton, NJ

Licenses and Certifications:

Licensed, Certified Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner State of Florida

Licensed, Certified Family Advanced Practice Nurse, State of New Jersey

Licensed, Certified Adult Advanced Practice Nurse, State of New Jersey

Licensed Registered Professional Nurse, State of New Jersey

Certified Case Manager

Certified Occupational Health Nurse

Professional Memberships:

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Additional Information:

Awarded the 2008 Marilyn Schlentz Award at The College of New Jersey

Nominated for Nurse of the Year at University Medical Center of Princeton

in 1996, 1998, 2004, and 2005

Awarded the 2005 NJ State Employee Health Nurse Scholarship for

Continuing Education

Employment:

11/1/2015 - Present- Nurse Practitioner- Clinical Decision Unit – Penn Medicine Princeton

Medical Center, NJ

Provide direct and indirect care to adult patients within the hospital setting.

Independently evaluate hospitalized patients requiring admission to inpatient or observation unit. Promotes objective and timely evaluation based on set criteria and clinical acumen.

Review patient history with the patient and family and PCP an/or specialist, as detailed in unit protocol and best practice. Also obtains and reviews prior records from recent hospitalizations and/or outpatient visit, and performs physical examination documenting significant findings.

Document significant findings as related to patient complaints or medical status and formalize the treatment plan. Collaborate with consulting specialists and other caregivers and staff to develop means of enhancing patient care and services.

Review the treatment plan with the patient/family and provide regular updates to concerned parties

Coordinate discharge planning and ensure proper transition of care. Communicate discharge//transfer information to appropriate providers. Perform patient and family education as needed.

6/1/09- 9/2012 - Nurse Practitioner- Acute Rehabilitation Unit- Dr Carol Sonatore, University

Medical Center of Princeton, Princeton, NJ

Working in collaboration with physiatrist for in-patient care of patients on the acute rehab unit.

Admitting patients, obtaining history and performing physical assessment of patients admitted, daily rounds, ordering appropriate lab work, radiological tests, medications and/or special procedures, and discharging patients when appropriate.

12/15/12- Present- Nurse Practitioner- Acute Rehabilitation – Dr. Carol Sonatore, Health

South, Toms River, NJ

Working in collaboration with physiatrist for in-patient care of patients on the acute rehab unit.

Admitting patients, obtaining history and performing physical assessment of patients admitted, daily

rounds, ordering appropriate lab work, radiological tests, medications and/or special procedures, and

Discharging patients when appropriate

1/19/09 – 11/1/2016- Nurse Practitioner - Occupational Medicine Services

University Medical Center of Princeton, Princeton, NJ

Obtains history, performs physical examinations for employees of PHCS and contracted corporate clients. Treats work place injuries and urgent care patients makes diagnosis, orders appropriate work up, laboratory, radiological, and/or special procedures. Provides appropriate treatment/management for both illnesses and injuries.

Responsible for management of all Princeton Health Care System employees and client disability and case management services including coordination with the worker compensation insurance carrier. Manages return to work program for injured employees of the University Medical Center of Princeton.

Maintains compliance with OSHA, ADA, DOT, NFPA and NJ Department of Health and Human Services

5/11- 7/7/13- Family Nurse Practitioner- Minute Clinic – CVS Mount Holly, New Jersey

Obtains history and performs physical exams on patients from 18 months and older, sick visits, vaccinations, screening exam (Hypertension, Diabetes, Lipids), makes diagnosis, obtains and performs lab testing such as strep testing, urinalysis, pregnancy testing, mono testing, glucose and lipid testing, and orders appropriate treatment management.

8/2012 - 6/13- Family Nurse Practitioner- Care Works- St Francis Medical Center,

Hamilton Square, NJ

Obtains history and performs physical exams on patients from 18 months and older, sick visits, vaccinations, screening exam (Hypertension, Diabetes, Lipids), makes diagnosis, obtains and performs lab testing such as strep testing, urinalysis, pregnancy testing, mono testing, glucose and lipid testing, and orders appropriate treatment management

RN experience in the OR at Helene Fuld Hospital- Trenton, NJ and Freehold Hospital – Freehold, NJ – worked as both scrub and circulation nurse.

References Furnished upon Request



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