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Nurse Practitioner

Location:
El Paso, TX
Posted:
March 27, 2018

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Abel Duque, MSN, AGACNP-BC

***** *** *** **.

El Paso, Texas United States 79938

915-***-****

ac4x29@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE

To use my vast knowledge, experience, education, autonomy and communication skills in a capacity that allows me to utilize the diversity in nursing and EMS backgrounds that I encompass to obtain a nurse practitioner position with your organization. WORK EXPERIENCE

Sierra Providence Free Standing ER, El Paso, Texas United States Registered Nurse

01/2017 - Present

Responsible for providing nursing care to a team of patients in a emergency care setting of a free standing emergency department, such as: Assessment and care of sick or injured patients by applying the nursing process, ACLS, PALS, TNCC, ITLS and departmental protocols. Assist physicians with rapid sequence intubation, (neonatal, pediatric, and adults), thoracotomy, thoracentesis, placement of chest tubes, obtain ABG's, cricothyroidotomy, central line insertions, laceration repair, incision and debridement, orthopedic injuries and reduction of fractures (conscious sedation), knee aspirations, cardiac arrest patients, precipitous deliveries

(prolapsed cord, placenta previa patients), lumbar punctures, casting, splinting and wound care. Administer medications through intravenous, intramuscular, subcutaneous, respiratory treatments and intra osseous routes. Administer blood products and or monitoring, triage, oxygen administration via adjuncts.

Air Methods Corporation - Native Air 36, El Paso, Texas Flight Nurse - Helicopter (Critical Care)

08/2013 - 10/2016

Provide advanced critical care life support to critically ill or injured patients in adherence with established protocols and standards of care; accessing online medical command or other resources when appropriate, and employing the skills, competencies, and judgment necessary to provide patient care in any environment; using resources that are required or made available. Operationally, adheres to system standardization, policies and procedures, and other established practices to ensure prompt efficient response, safe operations, and quality patient care. Ensures the safety of patients and all others functioning in and around the aircraft. Autonomously evaluate critically ill or injured patients of all age groups (neonatal through adult), provide therapeutic intervention, emergency interventions, and preparation for transport (via helicopter, airplane, and ground) from hospitals or accident scenes. Provide patient care within the policies, protocols and guidelines. Assess for and detect changes in the status of patients and demonstrate a proactive approach to solving patient and family problems. Maintain clinical competence across all aspects of the flight nurse scope of practice including but not limited to cardiac assist devices (IABP, etc.), ARDS treatment including advanced ventilator management, advanced airway procedures, rapid sequence intubation, ECMO support, obstetric emergencies, trauma patient care across the lifespan, critical care across the lifespan, and any other patient populations.

El Paso Fire Department, El Paso, Texas United States Firefighter/Paramedic

09/1992 - 09/2013

Responsible for supervising 3-7 personnel on a daily basis while also providing fire protection, emergency medical care, and hazardous materials protection as a firefighter/paramedic, drivrer/pump operator, and preshospital advanced life support, ACLS, PALS, and ITLS/PHTLS to citizens that are sick or injured in a mobile intensive care unit (MICU) as a paramedic for the City of El Paso, Texas.

Always Caring Home Health Care, El Paso, Texas United States Staff RN

02/2013 - 08/2013

As a home health care RN, I would make the initial evaluation visit, regularly re-evaluate the patient's nursing needs, initiated the plan of care and necessary revisions, furnished those services requiring substantial and specialized nursing skill, initiated appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures, prepared clinical and progress notes, coordinated services, informed the physician and other personnel of changes in the patient's condition and needs, counseled the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs, participated in in-service programs, and supervised and taught other nursing personnel. El Paso Specialty Hospital, El Paso, Texas

Registered Nurse - Emergency Department

09/2010 - 05/2016

Responsible for providing emergency nursing care to a team of patients as a charge nurse in an emergency care setting, such as: Assessment and care of sick or injured patients by applying the nursing process, ACLS, PALS, TNCC, ITLS and departmental protocols. Assist physician with rapid sequence intubation,( neonatal, pediatric, and adults), thoracotomy, thoracentesis, placement of chest tubes, cricothyroidotomy, central line insertions, laceration repair, incision and debridement, orthopedic injuries and reduction of fractures (conscious sedation), knee aspirations, cardiac arrest patients, precipitous deliveries (prolapsed cord, placenta previa patients), lumbar punctures, casting, splinting and wound care. Administer medications through intravenous, intramuscular, subcutaneous, and intra osseous routes. Administer blood products and or monitoring, triage, oxygen administration via adjuncts. Las Palmas Medical Center, El Paso, Texas

Registered Nurse - Emergency Department

05/2009 - 02/2013

Responsible for providing nursing care to a team of patients in a emergency care setting, such as: Assessment and care of sick or injured patients by applying the nursing process, ACLS, PALS, TNCC, ITLS and departmental protocols. Assist physicians with rapid sequence intubation,( neonatal, pediatric, and adults), thoracotomy, thoracentesis, placement of chest tubes, cricothyroidotomy, central line insertions, laceration repair, incision and debridement, orthopedic injuries and reduction of fractures (conscious sedation), knee aspirations, cardiac arrest patients, precipitous deliveries (prolapsed cord, placenta previa patients), lumbar punctures, casting, splinting and wound care. Administer medications through intravenous, intramuscular, subcutaneous, and intra osseous routes. Administer blood products and or monitoring, triage, oxygen administration via adjuncts. Las Palmas Medical Center, El Paso, Texas United States Paramedic - Emergency Department

08/2005 - 01/2008

Responsible for providing emergency care to the sick and injured patients in an emergency room setting. Such duties as: Intravenous therapy, bandaging/splinting, oxygen administration, medication administration, assessment, documentation, wound care. MedFlight Air Ambulance, El Paso, Texas United States Flight Paramedic

01/1995 - 01/2002

Responsible for providing prehospital advanced life support in an aircraft to sick and injured patients needing medical care to and from various areas of the United States. United States NAVY, San Diego, Texas United States Hospital Corpsman, Third Class Petty Officer

09/1986 - 09/1990

Responsible for providing medical care to military and civilian personnel that were sick or injured. I held the ranks of E1 to E4 and the setting was on board a war ship, military hospital, medical helicopter, and ground ambulance. The type of medical care ranged from basic to advanced life support. Such duties and skills included: Shift team leader, organizing and planning ambulance transfers, intravenous therapy, medication administration, bandaging and splinting, suturing, patient assessment, documentation, triage, phlebotomy, transferring of patients.

EDUCATION

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock, Texas United States

Masters of Science in Nursing in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, GPA: 3.875

2015 - 2017

Graduated with Honors.

University of Texas at El Paso El Paso, Texas United States Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) in Nursing, GPA: 4.0 2011 - 2013

Obtained BSN and graduated with honors in the RN to BSN program. El Paso Community College El Paso, Texas United States Associates of Applied Science (AAS) in Nursing, GPA: 3.2 2008 - 2009

General nursing program curriculum with focus on duties associated with being a Registered Nurse.

New Mexico State University Las Cruces, New Mexico Paramedic Certificate in Emergency Medical Services, GPA: 3.8 1990 - 1991

Attended a paramedic training course that specialized in Emergency Medical Services. This course was diverse in emergency medicine that focused on anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, pediatrics, orthopedics, obstetrics and gynecology, hazardous materials, medical emergencies, cardiology, neurology, psychology, geriatrics, medical/legal aspects and advanced emergency basic/invasive procedures.

Riverside High School El Paso, Texas United States High School Diploma in General Studies, GPA: 2.5

1983 - 1986

Attended and met general high school studies and obligations to obtain a diploma. SKILLS

I encompass numerous skills, such as: Computer, autonomy, critical thinking, leadership, managerial, people, and utilizing resources.

AFFILIATIONS

Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Board Certifed (AGACNP-BC)

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN)

Emergency Nurses Association (ENA)

Air & Surface Transport Nurses Association (ASTNA)

International Association of Fire Fighters Local 51 (IAFF-L51)

Sigma Theta Tau Internation Honor Society of Nursing

Society of Critical Care Medicine - Fundamental Critical Care Support (FCCS) ACTIVITIES

Knights of Columbus - 1st Degree Knight

St Mark Catholic Church - Lay Eucharistic Minister

St Mark Catholic Church - Health Care Ministry

Border RAC - Volunteer RN in assessing medical needs for incoming immigrants



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