advanced registered nurse practitioner
Dedicated healthcare professional with an impressive amount of medical knowledge and 6 years of experience in the field as a medical doctor in Cuba. Exceptional track record of success in diagnosing, treating and caring for ill patients while being well-versed in the procedures and documentation required for providers in today's managed health care setting. Experienced working in a variety of settings with an emphasis on the needs of patients on mechanical ventilation.
Excellent bedside manner and communication skills
Ability to learn quickly and disseminate information
Responsible individual and team player
Experienced patient and family educator
Proficient in use of electronic medical records
Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite
Dedicated and compassionate professional committed to excellence and the enhancement of wellness and quality of life within my community. Detailed oriented and a multi-tasker who can manage tasks in a fast-paced environment. I have good interpersonal skills, which allow me the opportunity for meaningful interactions with other members of the team bringing about positive collaboration. Fluent in English and Spanish.
Education and Training
Family Nurse Practitioner 2015 - 2017
Turabo University, Miami Lakes, Florida
Medical Bachelor of Science 2010 - 2014 Pontifical Catholic University, Ponce, Puerto Rico
Medical Doctor 1991 – 1997
Higher Institute of Medical Sciences, Havana, Cuba
ARNP Preceptee Jan 2016 - Present
Russ Health Care, Miami, FL
Case Manager May 2015 – Present
Specialized on Site Care Management, Miami, FL
Case Manager Oct 2014 – Feb 2016
Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, FL
Instructor May 2006 – Oct 2012
ATI College of Health, Miami, FL
Case Manager Jun 2003 – May 2006
Panamerican Hospital, Miami, FL
Case Manager Apr 2002 – Jun 2003
Miami Behavioral Health Center, Miami, FL
Medical Doctor Aug1997 – Feb 2002
Calixto García Hospital, Havana, Cuba
Advance Register Nurse Practitioner Preceptee
Perform comprehensive assessments, order laboratory studies, diagnostics and prescribe medications.
Document findings in a concise/comprehensive manner that is compliant with documentation requirements and Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regulations.
Conducted patient-centered adult, pediatric and geriatric health screenings.
Obtained health histories, interpret X-rays and collaborate with medical staff in the diagnosis, management, and follow up of patient care.
Diagnose and manage a range of acute and chronic illnesses.
Ensure all diagnoses have ICD9/ICD10 coded accurately and documented appropriately to support the diagnosis at that visit.
Manage patients with Acute and chronic diseases.
Ensured compliance with age-appropriate preventive measures.
Referred patients to consultation and specialized health resources.
Involved in ongoing development and use of electronic medical records for patient information.
Monitored patient's response to treatment and made changes accordingly if needed.
Monitored of patients on mechanical ventilation
Performed an initial comprehensive evaluation, that included identification of obstacles to ventilator liberation, and arranged a family meeting within 24 hours of receiving the referral.
Utilizing a collaborative process, including InterQual criteria to ensure medical necessity and make arrangements for any post-discharge needs as well as having oversight into each patient to ensure care is progressing appropriately.
Ensured appropriate patient placement by determining medical necessity using medical staff approved guidelines for assigned cases. Family meeting to facilitate the identification of all questions and concerns. Assessed the family or health care surrogates' understanding of the patients' current condition and prognosis.
Prepared action plan and incorporated it into progress notes with ongoing updates to address concerns, identify obstacles (clinical, social-family, physician and facility) and clinical patient status changes.
Attended to inpatient/outpatient emergency cases.
Assessed patient health by interviewing patients; performing physical examinations; obtaining, updating, and studying medical histories.
Performed therapeutic procedures by administering injections and immunizations; suturing; managing wounds and infections.
Ordered lab and imaging tests to determine and manage an immediate treatment plan and provided advice on follow up.
Discussed the cases sensibly and intelligibly based on the patient's history, physical findings and laboratory results.
Counseled and educated patients and families about acute and chronic conditions or concerns.
Accessed available resources and communicated with patients, families, physicians, and other members of the interdisciplinary team.
Advocated for the patient, family and the organization to promote quality of care and cost-effective outcomes.
To be furnished upon request