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Family Nurse Practitioner

Richmond, Virginia, United States
May 31, 2018

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Leah M. Lecuyer, MSN, FNP

***** ********** ** *. ************, VA 23236 804-***-****


MSN, FNP program at James Madison University, May 2018

James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 2013

Licensure &Certifications

Family Nurse Practitioner Licensure (pending until June 26)

Registered Nurse Licensure

State of Virginia, current through October 2018


Family Nurse Practitioner-C (pending until June 26)

Basic Lifesaving Skills (BLS) Expires December 2019

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Expires May 2018

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Expires May 2019

Professional Experience

April 2017- Present

Staff Nurse Clinical Level II Ambulatory Postoperative Care Unit, St. Mary’s Bon Secours, Richmond, Virginia

Provide care to pre op and post op patients of all ages that are stable and relatively healthy.

• Receive and recover patients from the operating room with orthopedic, ear/nose/throat, podiatry, dental, thyroid, parathyroid, mastectomy, and plastic surgery procedures.

• Manage and maintain blood pressure, post-operative nausea and pain.

• Transition to phase II recovery, prepare patient to go home after surgery, educate patient to restrictions and recommended medications.

• Work closely with anesthesia, surgeons and operating room team.

August 2014- April 2017

Staff Nurse Clinical Level II Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care Unit, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Richmond, Virginia

Provide care to pre op and post op cardiac patients that are both stable and non stable. Familiar with cardiac vaso-pressers, arterial lines, central venous pressure lines, Swanson catheters, right and left ventricular assisted devices, total artificial hearts, and balloon pumps.

• Receive new cases from the operating room and emergent cases with open chests and or abdomens.

• Manage and maintain mean arterial pressure and electrolyte goals.

• Prepared for any over flow intensive care unit patient from other intensive care units in the hospital.

• Work closely with intensivist, fellows, residents and participate in grand rounds.

June 2013- August 2014

Neuroscience, Bon Secours - St. Mary’s, (Neuroscience Step-Down Unit), Richmond, Virginia

Provided nursing support for post-op neurological patients. Adhered to established hospital procedures while informing physician regarding any changes of behavior or immediate action required in stabilizing patients care. Transcribed and initiated physician orders with due diligence for patient care and family support. Educated patients regarding disease processes and medications. Completed patient admission and discharges under hospital compliance guidelines with detailed instructions.

• Worked within a flexible schedule with over a dozen on call hours each month.

September 2014- January 2017

Health System Wound and Skin Care Committee, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia

Monthly meetings and unit prevalence studies to inspect for pressure ulcers present on admission, hospital acquired, or device related. Produce monthly statements with statistical analysis of number of pressure ulcers each month compared to the year. Goals of reducing hospital and device related pressure ulcers.

Clinical Experience, 650 plus hours

Midlothian Family Practice at the Village, Midlothian Virginia February 2017- April 2017

Midlothian Family Practice at Wester Commons, Midlothian Virginia August 2017- November 2017

Pediatric Center, Richmond Virginia, August 2017- November 2017

Hamilton Family Practice, Richmond Virginia November 2017- February 2018

Virginia Physicians for Women, Richmond Virginia April 2018- May 2018

Awards & Honors

Cumulative Graduate School GPA of 3.9, 2015-2018

Daisy Award Spring of 2016 and Summer of 2016- on Cardiac Surgery ICU

STAR award Fall of 2015- one Cardiac Surgery ICU

CSI Team award for Cardiac Surgery, related to work done for the Wound Care Committee

September 2016- on Cardiac Surgery ICU

Dean’s List, fall of 2010, Spring 2011, Fall of 2011, Spring 2012, GPA of 3.5 and higher

President’s List, spring 2010, GPA of 4.0

Professional Activities

AACN member, September 2014- current

Sigma Theta Tau International; Pi-Mu Chapter, Nursing Honors Society

Volunteer Community Activities

December, 2012

International Service of Learning, Nicaragua

Part of a team who performed house clinics, community health surveys, village triage, and clinics in different areas and towns, all based on local needs of citizens.

• Expanded knowledge through orientation and seminars in tropical medicine.

• Procedures included taking vital signs, pharmacology, house clinic-community triage, clinic organization, medical Spanish seminars, as well as medical history of Nicaragua.


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