Margaret Williams, MSN, NP-C, AGNP
Davenport, Florida 33837 561-***-**** email@example.com LinkedIn
Compassionate and encouraging professional with over 10 years of experience in healthcare and proven ability to provide safe, evidence-based patient care within dynamic and high-pressure environments.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Inpatient & Outpatient
Acute & Chronic Conditions
Electronic Medical Record
EDUCATION & LICENSURE
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) South University Online, Royal Palm Beach, Florida
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) South University, Royal Palm Beach, Florida, Cum Laude
Nurse Practitioner-Certified (NP-C) American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (AGNP) American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
Registered Nurse (RN) Florida Board of Nursing
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) American Heart Association (AHA)
Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Association (AHA)
REGISTERED NURSE Poinciana Medical Center, Kissimmee, Florida 2/2017 to Present
Manage patient care in cases of acute and chronic illness, including pneumonia, COPD, diabetes, renal failure, hemodialysis, myocardial infarction, CVA, cardiac arrhythmias, respiratory distress, sepsis, gastrointestinal disorders, substance abuse, drug overdose, and palliative care. Monitor patients on Bilevel Positive Airway Pressure (BIPAP). Review patient charts, order diagnostic tests, and interpret test results. Advanced proficiency in detection of sepsis, stroke, diabetes, and other diseases.
Mentor new nursing graduates and newly hired nurses, coordinating educational and clinical experience in a team-based environment.
Collaborate effectively with patients, families, and clinical staff; deliver patient-centric care across the continuum of care.
NURSE PRACTITIONER INTERN Family Care, Davenport, Florida 12/2016 to 5/2017
Assessed, diagnosed, and treated acute and chronic conditions in primary care setting under supervision of nurse practitioner. Referred patients for physician consultation, home care, and hospice. Performed physical examinations, studied medical histories, and authorized prescription refills.
Delivered preventive care for women, including yearly physical and pap test.
Educated patients in self-management of diseases, infections, and injuries; promoted wellness, health maintenance, and therapeutic regimens.
NURSE PRACTITIONER INTERN You and Your Health Family Care, Tavares, Florida 6/2017 to 8/2017
10/2016 to 11/2016
Performed wellness visits and cared for adults and adolescents under supervision of family medicine physician. Assisted with diagnosis and treatment of health conditions, managed medications, ordered labs, and ensured quality service.
Received extensive training on management of diabetes, hypertension, COPD, and hyperlipidemia.
Utilized critical thinking skills in analysis of patient information, prioritizing differential diagnoses and interpreting lab values and diagnostic test results.
REGISTERED NURSE Martin Memorial Hospital, Stuart, Florida 2/2015 to 2/2017
Oversaw patient care in cases of pneumonia, COPD, diabetes, GI disorders, chronic kidney disease, and CVA. Cared for patients on cardiac drips and in post-surgical care. Reported changes in patient status and critical laboratory results. Educated patients on care regimen.
Initiated hospital protocol upon assessment and diagnosis of early signs of stroke; knowledgeable in management, prevention, and treatment of stroke.
Entered assessment, treatment, and plan into electronic health records (EHR) software.
REGISTERED NURSE Behavioral Health of the Palm Beaches, North Palm Beach, Florida 8/2014 to 2/2015
Provided nursing care to patients seeking treatment for alcohol and drug addiction. Assessed patients for opioid and alcohol withdrawal symptoms. Documented adverse reactions to medications, changes in patients’ conditions, and laboratory data.
Collaborated closely with substance abuse therapist to present appropriate treatment plans.
Performed weekly interviews with patients to assess treatment progress, using active listening skills and effective questioning techniques.
REGISTERED NURSE Poinciana Medical Center, Kissimmee, Florida 6/2013 to 8/2014
Maintained accurate, complete documentation in health records. Prepared patients for examinations and procedures. Recorded patient medical histories and ordered diagnostic tests. Adhered to all facility procedures, rules, and regulations; complied with federal, state, and local policies, including HIPAA.
Utilized knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology to assess and treat a variety of signs and symptoms.
Determined health needs by obtaining and documenting medical history, chief complaint, history of present illness, and review of systems.
Additional experience as Clinical Coordinator from 2007 to 2013, Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center.