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Nurse Practitioner Registered

Location:
El Paso, Texas, United States
Salary:
$150,000
Posted:
June 27, 2018

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Michael M. Zavala DNP, APRN, FNP-C

***** ***** ****** ****

Socorro, TX 79927

Mobile: 915-***-****

Email: ac51pg@r.postjobfree.com

Education

[2016-2018] University of Texas El Paso, TX DNP Nursing Practice

[2014-2015] University of Texas El Paso, TX MSN Nurse Practitioner – Family

[2006-2008] University of Texas El Paso, TX BSN Professional Nursing

[2003-2005] New Mexico State University Las Cruces, NM Undergraduate Coursework

Honors & Awards

[2018] University of Texas El Paso, TX 4.0 Postgraduate Grade Point Average

[2015] Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society Top 10% of Graduate Class

[2015] Alpha Chi National College Honor Society Top 10% of Graduate Class

[2015] Golden Key International Honor Society Top 10% of Graduate Class

[2015] University of Texas El Paso, TX 4.0 Graduate Grade Point Average

[2008] University of Texas El Paso, TX University Honors Degree

[2008] University of Texas El Paso, TX Elected Class President

[2007] University of Texas El Paso, TX Dean’s List

[2007] Project ARRIBA El Paso, TX Program Award Recipient

[2005] New Mexico State University Las Cruces, NM Crimson Scholar

[2004] New Mexico State University Las Cruces, NM Dean’s List

Licensure & Certifications

[2016-Present] Family Nurse Practitioner Certification American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

[2016-Present] Certified Nurse Practitioner New Mexico Board of Nursing-CNP-03249

[2016-Present] Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Texas Board of Nursing–AP130544

[2012-Present] Critical Care Registered Nurse [Inactive] American Assn. of Critical Care Nurses

[2009-Present] Registered Nurse Texas Board of Nursing–765491

[2009-Present] Pediatric Advanced Life Support American Academy of Pediatrics

[2009-Present] Advanced Cardiac Life Support American Heart Association

[2009-Present] Basic Cardiac Life Support American Heart Association

Professional Memberships

[2016-Present] Texas Nurse Practitioners Active Member

[2015-Present] American Association of Nurse Practitioners Active Member

[2009-Present] American Association of Critical Care Nurses Active Member

[2006-Present] Texas Nurses Association Active Member

[2006-Present] American Nurses Association Active Member

Professional Experience

[Apr16-Present] University Medical Center El Paso, TX Neighborhood Health Centers

Family Nurse Practitioner Primary and Urgent Care

Provides prompt, comprehensive, and competent medical care. Works collaboratively with healthcare team to provide acute health care to patients in healthcare setting. Provides patient services under direct supervision and responsibility of Physician and/or Medical Director. Elicits detailed patient history, examines patient, performs comprehensive physician examination, and compiles patient medical data including health history. Administers/orders diagnostic tests (X-rays, Electrocardiogram, Laboratory Tests) and interprets test results. Performs therapeutic procedures such as injections, immunizations, suturing, wound care, and infection control as needed within scope of practice. Develops/counsels patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regiments and emotional problems of daily living. May render emergency care without supervision is case of immediate diagnosis and treatment to avoid disability or death. Knowledge and adherence to institutional and departmental policies/procedures and attends required trainings. Ensures Joint Commission and HIPAA compliance and meets all billing regulations and requirements.

Quality Improvement Projects: Annual exams and HEDIS measures; Developed protocols and processes; Extended night clinic coverage; and, Floating clinic coverage.

[Jan15-Jan16] University Medical Center El Paso, TX Neighborhood Health Centers

Family Nurse Practitioner Clinical Primary and Urgent Care

Provided direct primary health care services to patients according to standardized protocols by Medical Director. Identified and managed uncomplicated and complicated disease processes according to written protocols. Utilized knowledge of professional nursing practice on scientific principles and nursing standards when providing acute and chronic disease management.

Rotations: Corrections, Dermatology, Diabetes, Pediatrics, Sports Medicine, and Women’s Health.

[Jun14-Apr16] University Medical Center El Paso, TX Neighborhood Health Centers

Phone Triage & Authorizations Nurse

Provided telephone consultations, education, triage, and medication management.

Performed clinical review of prior authorizations with knowledge of ICD-10 and CPT coding.

[Jun12-Jun14] University Medical Center El Paso, TX Cardiovascular Intensive Care

Cardiovascular Critical Care Nurse

Provided critical care services and education to post-MI and post-op open-heart patients.

Accepted responsibility for charge nurse and associate scheduling duties.

[Jun11-Jun12] Tenet Regional Float Pool El Paso, TX Critical Care Float

Emergency Critical Care Nurse

Provided critical care services and education to patients in the ICU, CCU and ED setting.

Provided assistance to understaffed units to maintain adequate patient care and safe staffing levels.

[Jan09-Jun11] University Medical Center El Paso, TX Intensive Care Unit

Trauma Critical Care Nurse

Provided critical care services and education to trauma, brain injury, medical and surgical patients.

Applied and operated multiple life-support devices crucial to patient vitality.

Academic Experience

[2018-Present] Southwest University El Paso, TX ADN/BSN Program

Nursing Faculty

Designs, implements, and evaluates online, onsite, and clinical courses for nursing students.

[2014-2015] University of Texas El Paso, TX Graduate Studies Council

Student Representative

Provided student insight and concerns to academic instructors and program directors.

[2009-Present] University Medical Center El Paso, TX Professional Advancement

Staff and Student Preceptor

Provided staff and student clinical training and education to advance the nursing profession.

[2009-2011] Texas Tech University El Paso, TX Clinical Education

Clinical Coach

Provided clinical education to second degree nursing students in the critical care setting.

Professional & Community Service

[2014-Present] University Medical Center El Paso, TX Community Outreach

Provides education regarding healthcare coverage and programs to underserved populations.

[2010-Present] University Medical Center El Paso, TX Health Risk Assessments

Provides medical and healthcare screening to underserved and uninsured populations.

[2009-Present] University Medical Center El Paso, TX Professional Advancement

Staff and Student Preceptor

Provides staff and student clinical training and education to advance the nursing profession.

Presentations

[Dec 11, 2015] University of Texas El Paso, TX Graduate Hooding Ceremony

Family Nurse Practitioner Student Speaker

Presented to nursing faculty, graduating students, and family members regarding the Family Nurse Practitioner role and graduate nursing program.

[Dec 7, 2015] University of Texas El Paso, TX New Student Orientation

Graduate Student Speaker

Presented to incoming graduate nursing students regarding online courses, time management, curriculum, student responsibilities, expectations, and outcomes.

Professional Skills & Training

[Nursing] Demonstrable level of understanding of all childhood and adult immunization programs. Effective patient interviewing and counseling techniques. Competency of venipuncture. Possess critical thinking and problem solving skills. Ability to utilize computers for documentation purposes.

[Informatics] Effective in documentation of patient history, review of systems and medical problems in Next-Gen, Cerner, and eClinicalWorks electronic medical records (EMR). Experienced in use of Windows and Mac IOS, Microsoft Office, and various productivity programs.

[Interaction] Bilingual and able to communicate in both English and Spanish. Effective oral and written communication skills. Able to read and comprehend English at level necessary to follow written and oral instructions, as well as safety precautions.

[Management] Effective assessment, evaluation, and resolution skills when approached with concerns. Able to

remain flexible and positive in stressful situations. Effective in motivating and guiding others to

achieve both personal and professional goals.

[Urgent Care] Experienced in efficient and effective diagnosis and treatment of routine urgent care concerns. Received formal advanced training and skills, including: suturing, biopsies, cryotherapy, trigger point injections, casting, splinting, foreign body removal, nosebleeds, women’s health procedures, coding/billing, and x-ray interpretation.



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