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Registered Nurse Practitioner

Upper Marlboro, Maryland, 20772, United States
April 30, 2018

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Stephanie Powell-Gillis

Upper Marlboro, MD 202-***-****

Professional Summary

Highly-qualified, energetic and enthusiastic Family Nurse Practitioner with a Master’s of Science degree 2018. Coupled with 17+ years of experience as a Registered Nurse performing efficiently under high pressure, communicating with colleagues, managers and patients, and optimizing patient care engagement to drive satisfaction and positive treatment outcomes. Empathetic, confident and compassionate health care professional capable of completing challenging assignments by demonstrating strong leadership and team building capabilities, with an exceptional ability to launch and manage highly successful projects and ideas. Focused and motivated team player seeking to leverage background in a Professional role for a progressive organization within a competitive, caring, fast-paced professional medical setting. Determined, motivated and patient-focused Nurse Practitioner, professional with hands-on operations experience and educational instruction on the clinical process, patient screening, diagnostic test, treatment, rehabilitative support, health promotion, illness prevention and inpatient treatment and follow-up throughout the entire life span. Resourceful and caring health care professional with experience focused on supporting hospital programs, and educating patients about health issues and preventative care.

Education & Professional Development

Masters: Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner, February 2018

Chamberlain College of Nursing

Bachelors: Bachelor of Science in Nursing, December 2015

Chamberlain College of Nursing

Associates: Associate of Science in Nursing, Technology, August 2000

Broward College, Department of Nursing

Certification: Family Nurse Practitioner Program, April 2018

Chamberlain College of Nursing

Professional Value Offered

Counselled and educated patients on pain and symptom management best practices, including treatment procedures, proper discharge care, lab results and follow-up. Streamed lined efficiency in obtaining a comprehensive history and perform a complete physical examination. Framed the correct differential diagnosis related to the history and physical examination, objective information and clinical results Reviewed patient questionnaires, order and interpret diagnostic test, such as EKG, radiology studies, laboratory test and provide the appropriate therapeutic intervention. Coordinatedinated patient treatment, care, evaluating, prescribe medications, make the appropriate referrals/consultations with other health professionals and assessing and consulting clients to ensure empathy, compassion and precision.

Enhanced data collection accuracy scores, recording client account information with zero discrepancies.

Eliminated patient-care discrepancies, scheduling visits, obtaining demographic data and verifying physician instructions.

Mitigated health risks, promoting preventative health measures, including immunizations and regular screening tests while adhering to compliance.

Completed empathetic patient care, accurately communicating progression with families while monitoring progress/pain/symptoms and supporting care plans.

Initiated process improvements, developing quality care systems to develop patient care protocol.

Interfaced with cross-functional team nurses, charge nurses, clinical instructors, and floor nurses to share best practices for optimizing patient care delivery.

Earned the Outstanding Customer Service award and Nursing Excellence accolade at United Medical.

Recognized with the Nursing Excellence award at Broward General Medical Center.

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Professional Experience

Registered Nurse, PRN, Washing Radiology Associates 4/2017 to present

I work in a very fast pace radiology setting. I obtain a comprehensive history, perform intravenous insertion, phlebotomy, and monitor patient laboratory results for abnormal results, such as kidney function test. I carefully review patients' records for allergic reactions and provide premedication instructions as needed. I verify pregnancy test for women of childbearing age, I obtain and record vital signs. I administer oral barium and intravenous contrast for CT Scans. I monitor the patients during the scan for allergic reactions to contrast dye. I assist with virtual colonoscopies, and cardiac scoring. I maintain the code cart and update it as needed. I serve a resource nurse for mammography, ultrasound, MRI, and X-ray technologists. I assess wounds for bleeding after a biopsy. I clarify orders with physician offices as needed. I protocol each patient with the Radiologist prior to scanning. I carefully document and record symptoms in the electronic medical record.

Registered Nurse, United Medical Center, 10/2009-1/30/2017

Supported nursing initiatives within the emergency department by partnering closely with the physicians to develop and execute plans of care for patients with renal failure, respiratory failure, chronic disease such as hypertension and diabetes, also laceration fractures, stab wounds, and gunshot wounds. Peformed Physical assessments, administer medications orally, intravenously, subcutaneously and injections. I managed the patients on mechanical ventilators, Cpap machines, Bipap machines. I performed central line care, tracheostomy care, peg tube feedings and care, intravenous line insertion, blood draws, performed EKGs ABGs, Blood sugar monitoring, vital signs monitoring and recording, Foley catheter insertion, nasogastric tube insertion, I performed splinting, wound care, eye exam set up, assist with suturing, incision and drainage of abscesses, urine dip, assisted with pelvic exams, lumbar punctures, joint aspirations, dislocated shoulder reductions. I performed duties as a charge nurse, floor nurse, code Bay nurse, assisted cardiopulmonary resuscitation. I worked in a very fast paced triage, and minor care and maintained throughput in accordance with hospital standards. I performed, patients and family education. I provide discharge instructions to patients going home, and provide SBAR information to receiving nurse for admitted patients.

Strengthened traceability by performing documentation using computerized charting to enhance data sharing/retrieval.

On-Assignment Nurse Travel, 05/2008-10/2009

Appointed as a travelling nurse within the emergency department, supporting patients and nursing efforts at the UCLA Harbour Trauma Medical Center. Partnered with the medical residents to optimize care for patients with gunshot wounds, motor vehicle accidents, end-stage renal failure, liver failure, and diabetes. Monitored patients on IV drips for corrective action or strategic planning.

Performed electronic documentation.

Registered Nurse, PRN, Dekalb Medical Center, 04/2007-05/2008

Drove patient satisfaction by optimizing plans of care within the emergency department.

Rendered care to acutely and chronically ill patients and identified learning disabilities within patients for assistance and treatment delivery.

Helped individuals and groups with care initiation and health improvements.

Strengthened traceability by performing documentation using computerized charting to enhance data sharing/retrieval.

Administered medications to help improve the patient experience.

Registered Nurse, Broward Health-Imperial Point Hospital, 10/2005-12/2006

Transferred to the emergency department, I worked with physicians to stabilize patients for hospitalization or discharge. I worked as a charge nurse and a floor nurse.

Performed electronic documentation.

Registered Nurse, Broward Health-Broward General Medical Center, 01/2001-10/2005

Interfaced with personnel and patients within the step-down ICU unit, providing direct care to patients on mechanical ventilators. I worked as a charge nurse and a floor nurse.

Assisted, assessed and recorded symptoms to help improve patient care planning activities.

Performed electronic documentation.

Competencies and Skills

Basic Lifesaving Proficiencies

Patient Care



Medication Administration

IV Management

HIPPA Compliance

Interpersonal & Communication Skills

MS Office Suite

Computerized Charting

Electronic Medical Records

Public Relations



Patient Rapport

Physician Relations


Darnell Jones 202-***-****


Kiwuka Nsubuga 301-***-****


Romtin Sharolli 571-***-****

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