Deborah Earley Milliken, R.N., M.S.N., AGNP-c
February 2015 – Present: MemorialCare Medical Group, Southern CA. Nurse Practitioner for leading multi-specialty health system located in LA and Orange Counties. I am the only Nurse Practitioner for an multi-physician Internal Medicine and Family Practice office located in Irvine, CA. Responsibilities include annual Complete Physical Exams,Well Woman Exams., Annual Wellness Exams, diagnosis and treatment of acute illnesses including respiratory, cardiac, musculoskeletal, sexually transmitted diseases, gastrointestinal, and urinary complaints. Diagnosis, treatment and management of chronic diseases including Hypertension, Diabetes Mellitus, Cholesterol, Thyroid disease, Contraception and Menopause management. Responsible for ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests, prescription management, referrals, coding, and Epic EMR. Selected to serve on Practice Transformation Committee.
July 2014 – February 2015: Alignment Healthcare, Orange, CA. Director of Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants. Worked hand in hand with Medical Directors and the Director of Clinical Operations to develop Medicare Advantage Program. Responsible for interviewing, hiring, supervising and training of all mid-level providers and Registered Nurses employed by Alignment Healthcare Care Centers and Home Programs throughout Southern California, Northern California, and North Carolina. Developed Standardized Procedure Manual for mid-level providers. Developed Chronic Disease Management programs including: Anti-Coagulation Clinic, COPD, CHF, Diabetes Mellitus, End Stage Renal Disease, Hypertension, Annual Medicare Wellness Exam, and Home Monitoring Program using Vivafy remote monitoring equipment. Participated in selection and training of AllScripts EMR.
May 2013 – July 2014: Irvine, CA. Nurse Practitioner for a private Internal Medicine practice. Common duties include: diagnosis and treatment for respiratory, urinary, musculoskeletal, gynecologic, and gastrointestinal complaints. Performed complete physical exams, well woman exams, school physicals, and pre-op physicals.
Responsible for ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests, prescription management, referrals, coding, and Practice Fusion EMR documentation.
August 2012 – March 2013: CareMore, Cerritos, CA. Nurse Practitioner. Responsible for the primary care needs of 70+ patients living in Assisted Living and Board and Care Facilities. Job functions included weekly and as needed visits to each patient involving H&P, assessment, formulation of treatment plan, and follow up of chronic and acute conditions. Duties included prescription management, referrals, coding, and NextGen EMR documentation.
Note: This was a six month temporary assignment.
2011 – May 2012: Full time student at CSULB. Completed 600 + clinical residency hours in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics with MemorialCare Medical Group, Orange County, CA. Clinical preceptors included Gracia Covarrubias, MD and Lowell Kleinman, MD
2003 - 2011: Bristol Park Medical Group, Irvine, CA. Registered Nurse. Assignments included Provider Nurse for Anthony Wong, MD, Nursing Team Leader, Para-med Nurse, and Customer Service Chairperson.
1997 - 2002: Twin Tier Physician Management, Elmira, NY. Registered Nurse Coordinator for Cardiac Event and Holter Monitoring Services.
1994 - 1996: St. Joseph Hospital, Elmira, NY. Registered Nurse. Assignments included Cardiac Rehab., ICU, and Ambulatory Surgery Units. Assumed charge nurse responsibility as required.
1993 - 1994: Tompkins Community Hospital and Convenient Care Center, Ithaca NY. Registered Nurse. Assignments included RN Supervisor for Urgent Care and ICU. Assumed charge nurse responsibility as required.
1991 - 1993: St Joseph Hospital, Elmira, NY. Registered Nurse. Assignments included ICU and telemetry Assumed charge nurse responsibility as required.
1998 - 1990: Guthrie Clinic, Horseheads, NY. Registered Nurse for multi-physician Internal Medicine practice.
1986 - 1998: Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Elmira, NY. Registered Nurse in ICU. Assumed charge nurse responsibility as required.
1983- 1986: West Georgia Medical Center, LaGrange, GA. Registered Nurse. Assignments included ICU, GI lab and Ambulatory Care.
AD Nursing LaGrange College, LaGrange, GA (1983)
BS Health Systems Management, Chapman University, Orange, CA (2009)
MSN, Adult/Geriatric Nurse Practitioner Certificate, California State University, Long Beach, CA (2012)
Registered Nurse: California, New York, Georgia and Illinois
Nurse Practitioner: California, Georgia and Illinois
Nurse Practitioner Furnishing Number: California
APRN License Application in process for Florida
Adult/Geriatric Nurse Practitioner-c (American Academy of Nurse Practitioners)
Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society, CSULB (2012)
Golden Key International Honor Society, CSULB (2011)
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, CSULB (2010)
Outstanding Nursing Student in Clinical Field Award, LaGrange College (1983)
Recipient of George Sims Nursing Scholarship, West Georgia Medical Center (1981)
Proficient in NextGen, Practice Fusion, AllSCripts and Epic EMR
Willing to travel and relocate as required.