Dedicated certified Nurse Practitioner seeking position in a clinical or hospital setting with 21 years’ work experience, five years of management experience, including low-level position in a variety of inpatient acute care and outpatient settings.
Hold advanced nursing degree from Walden University. Experience concentrated in Adult, Gerontology and Primary care.
Background in a primary and urgent care setting (all ages), Women’s health, endocrinology, cardiology, ENT, ER, urgent care, Gastroenterology, acute and primary care.
Self-motivated professional with a commitment to providing quality nursing care. Strong organizational and communication skills.
Master of Science: Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner with Honors, 2015
Walden University - Minneapolis, MN 1165 hours of Clinical hours (365 clinical hours in Primary care/urgent care; 300 clinical hours in Family Practice; 300 clinical hours in Women’s Health; 300 clinical hours in Gastroenterology).
Associate of Science: Nursing with Honors, 2008
Excelsior College - Albany, New York
Practical Nurse: Nursing, 1997
Fairfax County School of Practical Nursing - Fairfax, Virginia
Board Certified Adult/ Gerontology Nurse Practitioner- America-2016
Academy of Nurse Practitioners -Currently Licensed in Virginia-2016
Register Nurse -Currently Licensed in Virginia -2008
Licensed Practical Nurse- State of Virginia -1997
Experience with CHCS, AHLTA, Essentrics, ICD 10 code
NOVA patient care- (Nurse Practitioner)-12-2 2016-present
Address: 7609 Richmond HWY Suite Alexandria VA
Supervisor: Dr. Kenneth Desandes, Dr. Rajesh Puri; Contact: Yes Phone number: 703-***-****
Salary: 65.00 per hour; 30hours per Week; Pay Grade CS-
Duties: Management of Patient care in a primary, and urgent health care setting. Provide health care service to individuals of all ages. Work collaboratively with interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary, and axillary team to better patient outcome team .Perform comprehensive
health assessments to determine diagnosis, and rule out differential diagnosis. Utilize critical knowledge and skills to order and interpretation of appropriate laboratory test, imaging and subsequent testing to diagnose patients. Prescribe pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatments in the direct management of acute and chronic illness and disease. Implement patient therapeutic care plan, with significant emphasis in patient/family education, assessment and support. Diagnose, treat, and help patients manage side effects of treatment and disease process. Conduct physical examinations (annual, military and spouse, employment, work and sports physicals) and interpret medical history. Provide professional nursing care to include evaluations, diagnosis and therapy to patient with Motor vehicle accidents, workman compensation occupational related injuries and illnesses, perform occupational health procedures using professional nursing care standards of practice that promote optimum health care delivery for patient, work independently in a wide range of occupational health care services towards prevention of work-related injuries and clinical support assessing health as a result of hazards in the work environment.
Fort Belvoir Community Hospital- Lead Register Nurse- 8-11-2011-present
Address: 9600 Dewitt Loop, Fort Belvoir VA
Supervisor: Curran Owen; Commander Zicko; Contact: Yes; Phone number: 571-***-****
Salary: 101,000 per Year; 40hours per week; Pay Grade: CC-Gs-12
Duties: Lead Register Nurse Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU); duties include; Management of 26 RN, LPN, Medics and Corpsman; Serve as consult for patient care; Provide expertise as lead Nurse for emergent and non-emergent care. Review of surgical of patient chart, obtain comprehensive health history for day of surgery; prepare team for possible emergent action to include, isolation precautions, Level of care, code status, assign patient care according to team credentials; Provide conscious sedation as needed for patient requiring acute pain management for outpatient procedure/ gastroenterology; Provide estuation, implementation and adherence of essurance for patient 3months and up. Consult with interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary team. Maintain patient flow PACU to recovery room/floor admission.
Dewitt Army Community Hospital-Register Nurse– 5-16-2008-8-11-2011
Address: 9501 Farrell RD, Fort Belvoir VA
Supervisor: Mona Jackson, RN; Contact: Yes; Phone number: 703-***-****
Salary: 72,972.000 per Year; 40 hours per week; Pay Grade: cc-Gs-10
Duties: Charge nurse of medical/ surgical, Telemetry, Pediatrics, Orthopedics/ general surgery/Bariatric, gastroenterology. Management of Unit RN, LPN, CNA, Medics and Corpsman. Assign duties and point of care. Maintain admission and discharge flow. Review of PSRs and consult with Nurse Specialist to develop and implement care plan/policies to improve patient's outcome. Consult with interdisciplinary, Multidisciplinary team. Serve as consult/ expert to staff on patient care to include, resuscitation and code management, management patients before and after surgical procedures, Management and apply appropriate interventions for patient with chronic and acute cardiac and respiratory complications, management of patient with gastrointestinal surgery, central lines, PCA, DVT's, and surgical/ infected wounds.
Dewitt Army Community Hospital- License Practical Nurse-3-26-2003-5-16-2008
Address:9501 Farrell RD, Fort Belvoir VA
Supervisor: Denise Kuszewski, RN; Contact: yes; Phone # 571-***-****
Salary: 49,772.00 per Year; 40hours per week; Pay Grade: cc-Gs-7
Lead Tech/ LPN)-Gastroenterology/ Post Anesthesia Care/Recovery Room
Hermitage House- License practical Nurse (evening shift supervisor week-end)-12-6-2003-3-20-2006
Address: 5000 Fairbanks Ave, Alexandria VA
Supervisor: Asiatu Jalloh; Contact: Yes; Phone number: 703-***-****
Salary: 62,741 per Year; 16 hours per week
Duties: 122 bed facility to include long-term care, Alzheimer care, assisted living and independent living.
Department of Energy – License Practical Nurse(Case Manger)-12-1-2003-2-6-2006
Address: 1000 independence AVE, Washington, DC
Supervisor: John Rich; Phone number: 703-***-****
Salary: 50,000; 40hours per week; Pay Grade: CS-
Duties: Review case for claims filed for survivors of chemical exposure.
Manor Care Acute Care Unit-License Practical Nurse ( Staff nurse)6-5-1999-1-26-2003)
Address: 550 S Carlin Springs RD, Arlington VA
Supervisor: Crystal Murphy; Contact; Yes; Phone number: 703-***-****
Salary: 46,500; 40 hours per week: Pay Grade: CS-
Duties: 22 bed unit, duties include ventilator, tracheotomy care unit, G-tube, peritoneal dialysis, biliary tube care, TPN, lipids transfusion, blood transfusions, diabetic care, post-surgical rehabilitation, pain management, wound care, cardiac care, chest tube management, groshong, picc line and central line management, HIV care and management, alcohol withdrawal and banana bag administration, IV infusions, Foley insertion and care, blood draws, bladder training and emergency management.
Falls Church Medical Center-License Practical Nurse - (staff nurse)-5-6-1997-6-21-1999
Address: 6060 Arlington Blvd, Falls Church VA
Supervisor: Jacky Fleck, RN; Contact: Yes; Phone number: 703-***-****
Salary: 32,000 per Year; 40 hours per week; CS-
Multi-specialty clinic- duties include assigned nurse for variety of care areas to include primary care, internal medicine, dermatology, gastroenterology, general surgery, pediatrics, ENT (assist with minor surgeries, bronchoscopy, and laryngoscopy), urology, Endocrinology, and Osteopathic medicine. Advise nurse, schedule management.
2008- Fort Belvoir Community Hospital Medal of Achievement; recognize by hospital commander for clinical excellence and exceeding joint commission guidelines for maintaining the unit employee joint commission records.
2009- Fort Belvoir Community Hospital employee of the month
2011-2012- Serve as team lead on performance improvement and unit practice counsel.
2011-2012-Honored for development and implementation of patient family visitations essurance, pediatric safety and pain management in the post anesthesia care unit.
2011-2013 - Fort Belvoir Community Hospital employee of the month and 2 times honoree for Post Anesthesia Nurse of the year.
Invited Member - Sigma Theta Tau, Pi Delta Chapter, and Nursing Honor Society.
American Nurses Association (ANA) Member Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurse Association