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Registered Nurse Practitioner

Location:
Shawnee, Kansas, United States
Posted:
March 05, 2018

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Melanie Miller 419-***-**** ac4pf5@r.postjobfree.com

Strong organizational skills and the ability to assist with focusing activities toward a strategic

direction as well as develop tactical plans.

OBJECTIVE

As a motivated Family Nurse Practitioner I am seeking a position that will allow me to increase

my education, skills and knowledge and make use of it for evidence based practice in health

promotion and disease prevention while offering excellence in best nursing practices with a

profound ability to care for and deal with all patients from varying backgrounds and cultures.

EDUCATION

05/15/2015, Walden University, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Master Science of Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner

12/10/2010, Baker University School of Nursing, Stormont-Vail Health Care Campus, Topeka, KS

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

06/01/2007, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Associate of Art degree

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY 04/01/2011-01/01/2012: Registered Nurse at Mid America acute

Rehab Hospital, LeaWood, Kansas. I am proficient in all nursing skills essential for safe, quality

nursing care on a rehab/ medical-surgical unit. While employed at this facility I regularly provided

care for 7-8 patients per shift which includes wound and incision care; including wound vac-

devices, ostomy care, management of medication regimen, IV initiation, line maintenance and

medication mixing and administration. I assisted PT, OT and speech therapist on a regular basis

in preparation for patient participation of therapy. I was recognized for my competence in

administering medical procedures along with an excellent ability to work in a fast paced and

stress oriented environment. I enjoyed learning about my patients, identifying how to better

satisfy patient needs and working as part of a team

01/01/2012-11/1/2012: Rehab registered nurse at Saint Luke’s South Hospital, Overland Park,

Kansas. Responsibilities included managed care for 5-6 patients per shift. Varied patient care

included: spinal cord injury (SCI) traumatic brain injury (TBI) cardiac injury, orthopedic surgical

care and multiple degenerative disease processes. Management for the patients in my care

included wound and incision care, NG tube management, Tracheotomy and ostomy care,

medication regimen, IV maintenance and medication administration. During my employment at

this facility I became adept at providing direct nursing care and making the most of my

compassionate personality to truly make a patients’ stay at the hospital comfortable.

01/05/2013 to 03/28/2013: Centennial Pediatric Clinic, Spring Hill, Tennessee. Provided

temporary PRN/ Full- time coverage as a Registered Nurse in a busy pediatric setting. Duties

included healthcare assessments, wellness visits, routine immunizations and lab work for infants

and children 1 week to 18 years of age in a busy acute care clinic centrally located to serve a

rural community.

04/01/2013 to 08/02/2013: Williamson Medical Center, Franklin Tennessee. Per Diem- Registered

Nurse where I provided and managed care for 5-6 patients prior to and following orthopedic

surgery.

05/01/2013 to 05/01/2014: Asera Care/ Golden Living, Nashville Tennessee Case Management

Registered Nurse (Per Diem). Responsibilities included managing the care for patients in their

final stages of varying disease processes and providing palliative care and hospice services for

patients and as they transition throughout the post-acute care continuum. As a field nurse I

provided care for patients in their home in addition to persons living in assisted living facilities. I

have learned a great deal caring for patients with progressive illnesses and providing support for

individuals with life-limiting illness in addition to meeting the needs of their families.

5/01/2014 – 5/01/2015

Focused on academic studies and rotated through varying clinical areas in the hospital and clinic

settings under the supervision of a preceptor.

8/2015 - Current

F.W. Huston Medical Center. Family Nurse Practitioner in a rural family medicine/ urgent care

clinic. Worked autonomously in the management of chronic disorders and provided acute care for

patients including sutures, incision and drainage, cyst removal and cryotherapy. I also provided

the clinic with administrative support as an office manager. Offer advanced computer skills in

multiple applications/systems.

Awarded F.W. Huston Medical Center “A Step Beyond” certificate 4/2017

Also while working for F.W. Huston Medical Center, I provided PRN coverage in the ER hospital

setting.

DEA License/ Active

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS ARNP: State licensure awarded by the Kansas State Board

of Nursing.

ANCC- Board Certification

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS RN:

Registered Nurse Licensure:

California

Kansas

Missouri

Tennessee/ compact licensure)

Advanced Practice Licensure:

California

Missouri

Kansas

American Heart Association BLS (CPR&AED) 03/01/2017

ACHIEVEMENTS

Mid America Rehab Hospital: Making the Difference 2011 Award

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

05/01/2010-Certificate of completion of the National Institutes of Health office of Extramural

Research web-based training course

FUTURE OBJECTIVES

As a Master prepared nurse my goal will be the continuation of providing exceptional and

professional care to patients while furthering goals and setting objectives for health promotion

and disease prevention. My focus is to help eliminate disparities in health care, and educate

people in healthy behaviors.

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