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Family Nurse Practitioner

Location:
Land O' Lakes, Florida, United States
Posted:
June 12, 2018

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MELISA M RODRIGUEZ, RN, MS, FNP-C, CCM

**** **** ***** *** **** O Lakes, Florida 34637

813-***-**** ac5us1@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY

Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner graduate with 18 years of RN experience in complex care management, pediatrics, geriatrics, education, and health insurance. Bilingual and possess excellent patient-facing customer service, communication, and critical thinking skills.

EDUCATION

Post Master Certificate, Family Nurse Practitioner 2018

MARYVILLE UNIVERSITY-St. Louis, MO

Master of Science in Nursing (Nurse Educator track) 2009

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA-Tampa, FL

School Nurse Certification (graduate level program) 2002

THE COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY-Ewing, NJ

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Cum Laude) 2000

THE COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY-Ewing, NJ

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

PASCO COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT ● Wesley Chapel, FL 8/2014-6/10/16

Health Occupations Teacher

● Developed and provided education for students in Certified Nursing Assistant and Certified

Medical Administrative Assistant program under minimal guidance

● Designated as Teacher of the Month, February 2015

● Achieved 90% pass rate within first year, 94% upon the second year

● Collaborated with colleagues as a member of Professional Learning Community

● Taught CNA clinicals in skilled nursing/long term care facilities

● Developed and implemented syllabus and lesson plans

● Evaluated student work and submitted grades in a timely fashion

● Provided counsel and guidance to at-risk students

CONCORDE CAREER INSTITUTE ● Tampa, FL 4/2014-6/2014

RN Instructor

● Taught Foundations of Nursing to Associate Degree in Nursing (RN) students

● Applied principles of cultural competence in classroom, clinical, and laboratory settings

● Created and implemented lesson plans and exams while multitasking and prioritizing work

● Maintained and submitted accurate attendance and grades

● Provided counsel and guidance to at-risk students regarding grades, attendance, and conduct

● Taught clinicals in skilled nursing/long term care facility

● Collaborated with other Instructors, Director of Nursing, Clinical Coordinator, Student

Services, and Academic Dean

● Utilized technology, demonstrations, and case studies to stimulate critical thinking

MELISA M RODRIGUEZ, RN, MS, FNP-C, CCM 813-***-****

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HUMANA ● St. Petersburg, FL 4/2011-3/2014

Humana Cares Manager-RN

● Provided case management to members with chronic diseases

● Educated members and families to promote healthy lifestyles

● Served as care plan subject matter expert and Motivational Interviewing team representative

● Precepted and trained new nurses in a rapidly changing environment

● Performed role with minimal guidance in a telephonic/telecommuting/work from home setting

PASCO COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT ● Land O Lakes, FL 8/2006-4/2011

School Nurse

● Coordinated school health services for 2500 elementary and middle school students

● Taught health lessons for students in classroom, small group, and individual settings

● Provided varied trainings, including CPR, for clinic assistants, LPNs, and teachers

● Precepted and trained new school nurses in a rapidly changing environment

● Supervised LPNs providing care to special needs/medically fragile children

RASMUSSEN COLLEGE ● Maitland, FL 6/2010-8/2010

Subject Matter Expert (temporary position)

● Developed original content in a telecommuting setting for an online Critical Thinking for RNs

course while utilizing strong decision-making skills

● Collaborated with instructional designer and Dean of Online Nursing

HOME HEALTH CORPORATION OF AMERICA ● Tampa, FL 11/2004-7/2006

Staff Nurse

● Performed nursing assessments, care, and teaching for homebound clients with COPD, CHF, diabetes, post-operative care, and wounds while utilizing strong decision-making skills

● Completed admission, recertification, supervisory (LPN and home health aide) and discharge visits while completing documentation in partial telecommuting setting

● Made referrals for community resources and therapies when appropriate

● Collaborated with RN case managers, therapists, and social worker as needed

BRENTWOOD HEALTH CARE ● Red Bank, NJ 7/2003-6/2004

Nursing Supervisor

● Performed supervision of RNs and LPNs providing private duty pediatric nursing care

● Performed chart audits and reporting to Medicaid

● Assisted President with CAHC accreditation

FREEHOLD LEARNING CENTER ● Freehold, NJ 9/2002-6/2003

Certified School Nurse

● Provided school health services to over 500 students from Preschool through 5th grade

● Case managed vulnerable populations of undocumented immigrants

● Created and implemented nursing care plans for chronically ill students

● Ensured compliance with school health, immunization and tuberculosis screenings

MELISA M RODRIGUEZ, RN, MS, FNP-C, CCM 813-***-****

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BRENTWOOD HEALTH CARE ● Red Bank, NJ 8/2001-8/2002

Staff Nurse promoted to Nursing Supervisor

● Provided private duty nursing to medically fragile disabled children in home and school setting

● Promoted to Nursing Supervisor, supervising RNs and LPNs

VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION OF CENTRAL JERSEY ● Red Bank, NJ 1/2001-9/2001

Staff RN

● Performed skilled nursing care for homebound adults

● Provided wound care, diabetic care and teaching, cardiopulmonary assessments and care

● Supervised home health aides

● Collaborated on interdisciplinary team with PT, OT, ST, and MSW

KIMBALL MEDICAL CENTER ● Lakewood, NJ 7/2000-1/2001

Staff RN

● Provided nursing care to patients on Progressive Care (Telemetry) Unit

● Supervised LPNs and CNAs

STUDENT FNP CLINICAL PRACTICA EXPERIENCE

BayCare Medical Group Obstetrics & Gynecology ● Clearwater, FL

70 hours in women’s health

Preceptor: Rachel Lambert, DO

Better Health Medical Center ●Clearwater, FL

165 hours in pediatric health

Preceptor: Danuta Jackson-Curtis, MD

Premier Adult Medical Care ● Spring Hill, FL

370 hours in adult/geriatric health

Preceptor: Simrita Sidhu, MD

Florida Medical Clinic Dermatology ● Wesley Chapel & Zephyrhills, FL

30 hours in dermatology specialty practice

Preceptor: Casey Viera, ARNP

Scotch Institute of Ear, Nose & Throat ● Wesley Chapel, FL

30 hours in otolaryngology specialty practice

Preceptor: Brett Scotch, DO

BayCare Medical Group Primary Care (Easthaven) ● New Port Richey, FL

80 hours in advanced health assessment of adults and geriatrics

Preceptor: Connie Mercer, MD

MELISA M RODRIGUEZ, RN, MS, FNP-C, CCM 813-***-****

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LICENSE & CERTIFICATION

● American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Family Nurse Practitioner board certification

● Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, Florida, license is pending

● Licensed as Registered Nurse, Florida

● Certified Case Manager (CCM) with Commission for Case Manager Certification

● Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers, American Heart Association

HONORS

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

Earned 4.0 GPA in FNP program

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

Tampa Bay Advanced Practice Nurses Council, Student member

American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Student member

SPECIAL SKILLS

Bilingual: Speak, write, and read Spanish

Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Lync, Outlook)



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