Objective: Full-time career as an Adult / Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (AGNP) with prospects of growth and development
Master of Science in Nursing
Nurse Practitioner – Adult-Gerontological
Saint Catherine University, St. Paul, MN
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Bethel University, St. Paul, MN
Associate of Applied Science in Nursing
LaGuardia Community College (CUNY), Long Island City, NY
Software Proficiencies: Epic, Microsoft Office
Ability to interpret regulatory guidelines and compliances
Highly skilled nursing professional with 15+ years of experience in healthcare
Experience with diverse populations
Strong organization and time management skills
Ability to work independently and within a team
Strong interpersonal communication and customer service skills
RN License-State of Minnesota, License # R 156690-9
Public Health Nurse-State of Minnesota, Certification # 22996
Basic Life Support (BLS) -2017
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) - 2017
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) - 2017
Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) – 2015
Honor Society of Nursing Sigma Theta Tau International-11/2014
Completed 612 hours of clinical rotations for Master of Science in Nursing program, 2016-2017
Internal Medicine/Specialty Clinic, Hennepin County Medical Center Clinic, Brooklyn Center, MN February 2017 – May 2017 Primary care clinical rotation, preceptor: Gay Varecka, APRN-CNP Family, PhD.
Provided direct care for patients: assessment, diagnoses, and evidence-based clinical intervention
Performed women’s health examinations and testing such as clinical breast and vaginal exams with Pap smears
Cared for patients with the acute illnesses: sore throat, chest pain, cough, shortness of breath, headache, abdominal pain, orthopedics and dermatological problems
Taught patients and their families about preventive measures and management of their disease process
Collaborated with other healthcare providers and other disciplines in the clinic to improve quality control measures to improve overall patient outcomes and satisfaction
Family Practice Clinic First Light Health System Clinic, Mora, MN June 2017 – August 2017 Primary care/ geriatric clinical rotation, preceptor: Mary Laggard, APRN, CNP, DNP, ACHPN.
Provided direct care for older adults in the clinic and nursing home
Cared for and managed patients with acute and chronic conditions: COPD, CKD, hypertension, diabetes, dementia, and heart failure
Assessed and evaluated patients at risk for falls and injury.
Collaborated with my preceptor to provide measures to prevent falls/injury for this high-risk patient group
Allina Senior Care Transitions (Interlude Nursing Home and Rehabilitation), Fridley, MN June 2017 – August 2017, Geriatric clinical rotation, preceptors: Marie Keitha, CNP and Vivian Akoh, CNP.
Provided care for elderly patients with orthopedic problems such as hip, back, and knee surgery
Collaborated with preceptors on assessment, pain management, and referral to physical therapy and Occupational therapy
Provided care for patients with chronic illnesses: Parkinson’s and dementia
Measures were provided for patients with high risk for falls and injury
Tailored medication and treatment management according to the patients’ needs
Family Practice Clinic, Allina Medical Clinic, Brooklyn Park September 2017 – November 2017, preceptor: Dr. Alsamman, family practice physician.
Provided care for a diverse group of patients with acute and chronic illnesses: mental illness and obese patients seeking diet and medication management for weight loss
Collaborated with other providers and other disciplines in the clinic on quality control measures to improve patient care and safety
Nursing Work Experience
Unity Hospital (Allina Health), Fridley, MN, March 2015 – present, Registered Nurse - Emergency (ER)
Provide direct care to trauma patients: assessment of airways, provide manual cervical spine stabilization for patients with suspect fracture, assess and monitor bleeding
Deal with life-threatening cardiac, respiratory, and medical conditions
Continuously insert peripheral IV lines for patients needing IV therapy and blood products
Perform procedures such as CT scans of the pelvis, head, and abdomen
Monitor patients on Vent, bedside cardiac monitors, arterial lines, (CVP)
Administer prescribed intravenous medications, critical drips, and blood products including platelets and frozen plasma
Critical care training and skills used in fast-paced environment
Assist physicians to perform conscious sedation
Provide discharge teaching and education to patients and their families to adhere to treatment orders and make necessary follow-up with their primary doctor.
Regency Hospital of Minneapolis, Golden Valley, MN, September 2006 – 2015, Registered Nurse
Served two years on the medical floor and later transitioned to Intensive Care Nursing Unit
Provided direct care for ICU patients including trach/vents, LVAD critical drips, arterial lines and central line management
Provided direct care for patients with complex wounds including burns, surgical wounds, and pressure ulcers with wound vacs and managers
Hillcrest and Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, Wayzata Blvd, Wayzata, MN 55391, 2002 -2006, Registered Nurse.
Worked in a subacute floor provided direct care for adults and elderly patients with orthopedic problems which include hip and knee replacement surgery. Provided direct care; surgical wound care, pain management and administration of parental antibiotics. Also provided direct care for patients with complex wounds including burns, pressure ulcers with wound vacs and managers.
Provided care for a patient with a physical disability and chronic illnesses such as dementia, Parkinson’s COPD, diabetes, heart failure and hypertension
Coordinates nursing care activities in collaborations with other members of the interdisciplinary rehabilitation team to facilitate achievement of overall goals. Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills to develop a rapport with patients and their families. Actively listens, reflects, and guide my patients and their families through the stages of the grieving process to mourn the loss of abilities and roles while installing hope and encourages active involment in their treatment regiment.
Hobbies / Interests
Travelling, reading, caring for kids, movies, music, reading, sports especially soccer, football, basketball, and tennis. Play soccer with friends in the summer.