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Nurse Practitioner Registered

Sauk Village, Illinois, 60411, United States
March 02, 2018

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Dorothy Mato Akaeze

Home: 708-***-****; Cell: 815-***-****


Innovative, flexible. Efficient, and compassionate Family Nurse Practitioner.


• Excellent critical thinking ability as well as astounding interpersonal and organizational skills.

• Committed to the success of the team, and devoted to patient advocacy

• Highly efficient in computer technology and software, and electronic charting

• Motivated and personable health professional with successful ten years of direct patient care experience in adult surgical heart intensive care, progressive care/telemetry.

• Endowed in quickly identifying patient status changes

• Diplomatic and tactful with professionals and clients at all levels.

• Accustomed to handling sensitive and confidential information.

• Demonstrated history of research work

• Poised and competent with demonstrated ability to easily transcend cultural differences.

• Computer literate on Microsoft Office Suite, EHR.


Family Nurse Practitioner November 2015 to Current

Christian Community Health Center - Calumet City, IL

• See 17 to 25 patient a day in a FQHC

• Physical Assessment, School/sports Physical, immunizations

• Order laboratory, diagnostic tests and screening evaluations

• Interpreting laboratory values, diagnosing, treating, and helping patients manage acute and chronic illnesses e.g. Asthma, COPD, HTN, Diabetes, thyroid disorders, HIV disease.

• Prescribing pharmacologic treatments based on diagnosis and evidence based practice management.

• Providing pre-natal care, family planning services, pap smears, and screening for STDs

• Providing primary and referring patient to specialty care services

• Documentation on electronic medical record (EHR)

Adjunct Faculty

Online School of Nursing at Chamberlain University

May 2009 to Present

• Lectures: Critical Care, Med/Surg, tracks lectures and marks questions by Blackboard

• Precepts Nurses at job

Registered Nurse February 2005 to November 2015

Advocate Christ Medical Center – Oak Lawn, IL

• Critical care nursing in adult surgical heart intensive care unit. ECMO, LVAD, CABG, IABP, Ventilator.

• Acted as charge nurse on the telemetry cardiac unit

• Counseled and educated patients about chronic and acute health issues and wellness

• Multi-disciplinary team member of Intermediate Intensive Care.

• Established proficient nursing care for patients in the acute setting

• Managing care for post-operative patients through discharge

• Treating patients with chronic and acute health problems such as MI, CHF, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD, seizure disorders, CVAs, pneumonia as well as other illnesses.

Registered Nurse May/June 2009 to October 2012

Mount Sinai Hospital – Chicago, IL

• Provided highly skilled nursing care for cardiac/respiratory patients

• Collaborated with all entities of health care team

• Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability

• Oversaw and managed several clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining a high level of stuff morale and professionalism

• Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders and diseases

Registered Nurse May 2010 to November 2011

Providence Home Healthcare – South Holland, IL

Utilized proficient nursing skills in various medical and home settings

• Performed lead nurse responsibilities

• Made critical decisions on patient care first hand, as well as organizing emergent care situations

• Conducted mandated health screenings, physicals and special education assessments on patients and ensured external follow-up where required

• Provided highly skilled nursing care to adult patients, with respiratory distress, ventilators as well as other medical needs.


Master of Science in Nursing: Family Nurse Practitioner January 2013 to May 2015

Governor State University - University Park, IL

Bachelor of Science: Nursing May 2004 to December 2006

University of Saint Francis – Joliet, IL


ANP Family Nurse Practitioner-NP-C: August 2015

Professional Registered Nurse in Illinois: 2007 to Present

Professional Registered Nurse in Indiana: 2009 to Present

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification for Healthcare providers

Basic Life Support – CPR for Healthcare providers

Advocate-Mission, Values and Philosophy-2013

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