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Nurse Practitioner Registered

Location:
Bronxville, New York, United States
Posted:
March 07, 2018

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SHANNON N. NAVAS, FNP-BC, RN

ac4qki@r.postjobfree.com 914-***-****

PROFILE

Pace University graduate and Board Certified Nurse Practitioner seeking to advance nursing skills in a Nurse Practitioner role. Six years as a Registered Nurse experience in a Level 1 Trauma Center.

CERTIFICATIONS

Family Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center 2012-2022

Cardio-Vascular Nurse, American Nurses Credentialing Center 2014-2019

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) 2017-2019

Basic Life Support (BLS) 2017-2019

Licensed Family Nurse Practitioner, New York 2017-Present

Licensed Registered Nurse, New York 2011-Present

Licensed Registered Nurse, Connecticut 2011-2012

EDUCATION

Pace University, Lienhard School of Nursing, Pleasantville N.Y. GPA: 3.71

Master of Science -Family Nurse Practitioner December 2016

Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY

Bachelor of Science, Nursing, Magna cum laude February 2014

Dorothea Hopfer School of Nursing, Mount Vernon N.Y.,

Associate of Science of Nursing

Westchester Community College, Valhalla, NY

Associate in Arts, Liberal Arts & Social Science December 2008

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY

Cardiac Critical Care January 2018-present

Manage critical patients on vasopressors, intravenous sedations, on balloon pumps, with central venous pressures, pulmonary arterial pressure, swan ganz catheters, hemodynamic monitoring, with left ventricular assistive devices, external pacemakers, and patients on mechanical ventilators and CRRTS-continuous renal replacement therapy.

Monitor and treat patients in cardiogenic shock via medications and cooling system.

Treat patient that are status post TAVR- transcatheter aortic valve replacement, STEMI-ST elevation myocardial infarction and transplant rejections.

Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY July 2011-Jan 2018

Registered Nurse, Cardiac Step-down Unit

Manage Med/Surg pre and post op Cardiac Catherization PTCA/Stents, PPM, Defibrillators, Alcohol ablation, EPS, and open heart surgery/ transplant.

Manage heart failure patients awaiting heart, kidney, and/or liver transplant with swan Ganz hemodynamic monitors.

Provide education for the patients with congestive heart failure and manage the disease process with fewer hospitalizations.

Float to cardiac critical unit, and neuro ICU as needed. Performed a high quality of care within a safe and healthy environment with a multidisciplinary approach to treatment.

Daily initial assessments when the patients arrive to the unit.

Enter information into the admission database (A2K software), the Morse Fall Scale, Braden Scale (pressure ulcers), and Problem list/ plan of care.

Screen patients for flu and pneumonia vaccines and then administer the vaccinations as needed. Administer medication per policy and regulations.

Appropriately delegates tasks/function and assures completion of patient care assignments. Comprehensive knowledge of clinical, nursing and patient care.

Certified Surgical Technician, Operating room April 2005-July 2011

Assisted in the 6complicated and life threatening procedures ranging from cardio-thoracic, orthopedics, plastic-surgery, neurosurgery, GI/GU, procedures, ophthalmology transplants, oncology, ENT and harvesting and transplanting of organs (kidney/liver).

Extensive knowledge of preparing surgical equipment and proficient in preparing patient for surgery.

Detail-oriented, good communication and strong interpersonal skills.

Office Assistant Personnel, Human Resources January 2001-April 2005

Responsibilities included processing all new hire, transfers, and temporary paperwork for all staff.

Type and post all job openings.

Arrange and setup physical examination appointments. Prepare packages for orientation.

Handle all walk-in, calls, faxes and emails as well as manage the front desk.

Distribute mail to the human resource personnel and Prepare letters using word.

Arrange interviews for the recruiters.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American Association of Nurse Practitioner 2017-Present

American Nurse Credentialing Center 2011-Present

Nurse.com continuing education 2017-Present

CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES

NYS Mandated Infection Control for Healthcare Professional, Online April 2017

Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse and Maltreatment in New York, Online April 2017

Fitzgerald Associates, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Board Exam Review Course. March 2017

Demystifying Lab Values-Head to Toe. PESI, Baltimore, MD May 2016

ANCC, CCRN Review Course. Silver Spring, MD June 2014

SKILLS

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Experienced user to the use of EMR & PYXIS



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