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Nurse Practitioner Registered

Location:
Thompsons Station, TN
Posted:
June 28, 2018

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ZILLA F. HENRICKSEN, MSN, CCRN, FNP-C

*** ******* *****, ******** ** 38456

615-***-**** ac515z@r.postjobfree.com

Certified Family Nurse Practitioner seeking a job for walk-in clinics, doctors’ offices, and outpatient centers.

Experienced Family Nurse Practitioner with strong patient care working in clinic settings.

Hardworking, energetic, flexible, and adapt easily to various environment and work schedule.

Maintain critical thinking skills essential to providing competent and dignified patient care.

Personable with a positive attitude, interface effectively with patients, families, and nursing staff.

EDUCATION

2012-2014 Master of Science in Nursing

Specialty in Family Nurse Practitioner

Austin Peay State University

Clarksville, Tennessee 37403

2005-2006 Bachelor of Science in Nursing

University of North Alabama

Florence, Alabama 35632

1978-1982 Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

Xavier University

Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines

NURSING EXPERIENCES

December 4, 2017 – Present Family Nurse Practitioner

Dickson Medical Associates

745 HW 46S

Dickson, TN 37055

Responsibilities:

Assessed, diagnosed, planned, intervened, treated, and evaluated patients with both acute and chronic illnesses from pediatrics to geriatrics.

Conducted education for diabetic and hypertensive patients.

Referred patients to different specialists for evaluation and treatments.

Provided cultural and patients’ age specifics and appropriate care. This allowed the patient to establish rapport and trust with providers.

Performed procedures such as pap smears, suturing and simple incision and drainage.

Outcomes:

•For acute care, patients understood the difference between viral and bacterial infections; therefore, they minimized the use of antibiotics and decreased drug resistance to antibiotics.

•For chronic care, patients understood the severity of diabetes, manifested more compliance with the medication regimen and good control of A1C, and decreased multi-organ failure.

•For hypertension, patients understood the importance of lifestyle changes, medication regimen, and compliance; therefore, they achieved good blood pressure control.

•For a better patient relationship, I was honest with patients as to what providers can and cannot do and made patients adhere appointments with the specialist.

November 30, 2015- October 13, 2017 Family Nurse Practitioner

Community Health Development Incorporated

200 S. Evans Street

Uvalde, TX 78801

Responsibilities:

Assessed, diagnosed, planned, intervened, treated, and evaluated patients with both acute and chronic illnesses from pediatrics to geriatrics.

Conducted education for diabetic and hypertensive patients.

Referred patients to different specialists for evaluation and treatments.

Provided cultural and patients’ age specifics and appropriate care. This allowed the patient to establish rapport and trust with providers.

Outcomes:

•For acute care, patients understood the difference between viral and bacterial infections; therefore, they minimized the use of antibiotics and decreased drug resistance to antibiotics.

•For chronic care, patients understood the severity of diabetes, manifested more compliance to medication regimen and good control of A1C, and decreased multi-organ failure.

•For hypertension, patients understood the importance of lifestyle changes, medication regimen, and compliance; therefore, they achieved good blood pressure control.

•For a better patient relationship, I was honest with patients as to what providers can and cannot do and made patients adhere appointments with the specialist.

December 29, 2014- December, 2015 Nurse Practitioner, PRN

Unity Hospice Care

202 East School Street

Linden, TN 37096

Responsibilities:

Conducted Face to Face encounters with patients under physician’s order to determine for certification within 60 days hospice benefit period.

Assessed patient’s condition and family needs by gathering health data during encounters, and recognized physical, psychological and emotional needs related to the declining status specific to terminal diagnosis.

Outcomes:

Through proper documentations and thorough assessments, patients were able to continue their hospice care benefits thus alleviating families stress in taking care of their loved once.

January 4, 2010- November 15, 2015 Registered Nurse, Neurological Intensive Care

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

1211 Medical Center Drive

Nashville, TN 37232

Responsibilities:

Assessed care plans and evaluated patients’ care needs, exemplified computer charting.

Accurately administered prescribe medications, and provided respiratory and ventilator management.

Monitored, recorded, communicated and evaluated patients’ conditions and discharge planning among health care teams, and families.

Assessed in some special procedures as instructed by neuro-surgical providers.

Outcomes:

Proper assessment, continuous monitoring patients, maintaining organizational, prioritizing, critical thinking skills, and proper communications to mid-level providers and physicians resulting to reduce hospital days of patients, facilitate recovery, and alleviate stress to families.

March 30, 2009- Feb. 8, 2012 Registered Nurse-Dialysis Clinic

Fresenius Medical Care

861 West, James Campbell Blvd

Columbia, Tennessee 38401

Responsibilities:

Assessed care plans and evaluated patient care needs.

Carried out physicians order correctly, and administered prescribed medicines accurately.

Demonstrated leadership skills as a charge nurse, collaborated with other health care teams for excellent patient care.

Outcomes:

•Proper assessment skills, continuous vital signs monitoring during dialysis treatments minimize hypotensive crisis, dysequilibrium syndrome, post dialysis complications, and hospital referrals.

August 29, 2008 - July 30, 2010 Staff Nurse in Coronary Care Unit/ Step Down

Centennial Medical Center

2400 Patterson Street

Nashville, TN 37203

Responsibilities:

Assessed care plans, administer prescribed medications, monitor vitals and evaluated patient care needs.

Monitored patients after sheath removal for cardiac catheterization, educated patients and family on disease process, coordinated with mid-levels and physicians prior to discharge planning.

Outcomes:

Thorough assessment and vital signs monitoring prevent patients’ from post-op complications such as bleeding, hematoma, infection, and longer hospital stay.

February 1, 2007- February 20, 2010 Staff Nurse, Telemetry Unit

Williamson Medical Center

4321 Carothers Parkway

Franklin, TN 37067

Responsibilities:

Performed head to toe assessment, monitors IV sites, and PICC lines for infection.

Administered prescribe medications, assessed care plans and evaluated patient needs.

Administered blood transfusion and monitored possible reactions.

Outcomes:

Improved skills in prioritizing work task, honed critical thinking skills, practicing aseptic techniques to prevent infections, and patients’ safety.

CERTIFICATIONS

October 1, 2014 FNP Certified by American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

January 5, 2015 Basic Life Support

June 1, 2011 Acute and Critical Care Nursing Adult

February 7, 2007 Registered Nurse

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

September 30, 2014 American Association of Nurse Practitioners

June 1, 2011 American Association of Critical Nurse

February 10, 2007 Tennessee Nurses Association

September 10, 1993 American Society of Radiologic Technologist

HONORS AND AWARDS

January 5, 2006 Project Open Scholar

University of North Alabama

Florence, Alabama

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

August 20, 2016 Parents Teachers Association of Knippa Independent School

Knippa, TX 78870

September 19, 2014 Community Nurse Preceptor

Martin Methodist College

Pulaski, TN 38478

REFERENCES

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