SHANNON N. NAVAS, FNP-BC, RN
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.
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
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
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.
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
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
Experienced user to the use of EMR & PYXIS