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Nurse Practitioner Registered

Location:
Oxford, Alabama, United States
Posted:
June 18, 2018

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Amy K Holley RN, AGACNP-BC, MSN

CV

(Cover Letter, Resume, References, Skills/Procedures, and Overview of Patients Seen)

May 2018

May 25, 2018

To whom it may concern:

While searching your current job postings, I was pleased to learn of the advanced practice nurse position you have available and it made me interested in joining your team. Thank you kindly for accepting my marketing portfolio and for your consideration on accepting me for employment.

I am an Adult Gerontology/Acute Care NP with a MSN at University of Alabama at Birmingham. I currently work as a Nurse Practitioner in a Clinical Setting with an Interventional Cardiologist. I have a solid background in Cardiology and Critical Care. While at UAB, I completed a rotation in Cardiology, Emergency Department, Pulmonary/Sleep Study/Critical Care. Specific Skills competencies for my track include: arterial line insertion, CVL insertion, thorocentesis, endotracheal intubation, lumbar puncture, and suturing. Along with the skills, accurate H&P recording, improving physical assessment skills, forming diagnosis & differentials, ordering appropriate tests and utilizing the results appropriately to plan and optimize patient care and treatment of disease and symptoms.

I am interested in acute care and have a broad range of experience that I could contribute to your practice. Most peers and patients would describe me as very dependable, trustworthy, and concerned. I love to see my work make a difference in the lives of those that I serve. My strong initiative and exceptional organization skills, combined with my ability to work well under pressure, will enable me to make a substantial contribution to your team. I believe that my critical care skills from experience from my current position, as well as experience in the cath lab and intensive care will allow my to do well in challenging environments, and my experience as a hospice nurse will allow me to be a sympathetic listener and incorporate the patient’s wishes. I am a strong advocate for preventative care, education, and evidence based practice.

Enclosed is my portfolio for your review. I welcome the opportunity to discuss with you personally how my skills and strength can best serve your team.

Sincerely

Amy K. Holley

1189 Jennifer Ln.

Oxford, AL 36203

Cell: 256-***-****

ac5xbw@r.postjobfree.com

Objective: Deeply committed to serving others in need. Reliable and trustworthy professional committed to providing quality care for assigned patients. Able to properly assess and address patient concerns, stay calm and intervene during crises, and ability to collaborate with others to contribute to patient and facility outcomes. I am seeking a position where my knowledge and skills can be of value to your health care team.

Nurse Practitioner Work Experience:

Salame Heart & Vascular Nov 2017 – now

Clinical Nurse Practitioner

Duties include management of heart and vascular conditions including: hypertension, hyperlipidemia, CAD, chest pain, arrhythmias including afib/flutter RVR, SVT, VT, ischemic and dilated cardiomyopathies, systolic and diastolic heart failure (chronic and acute exacerbations), valvular heart disease including aortic stenosis and mitral valve prolapse, valve replacements (mechanical, bovine, porcine), carotid stenosis, renal artery stenosis, aneurysms (thoracic and abdominal), device management (AICD, PPM, loop recorders), PVD, anticoagulation/antiplatelets/coumadin management. Confident in discussing results and forming a treatment plan with patients based on diagnostic testing of GXTs, Nuclear exercise, and nuclear persantine stress tests, echocardiograms, holters, MUGA’s, venous and arterial dopplers, ABI’s, CTA’s, and laboratory findings. Prescribing appropriate medication and doses. Making referrals when necessary and effectively communicating to other providers to ensure continuity of care.

Other Work Experience:

Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center Nov 2015 – Nov 2017

Staff RN, ICU

Duties include management of critical care patients requiring life support, ventilation assistance, and hemodynamic support. Patient population includes neuro stroke, STEMI, cardiogenic shock, septic shock, respiratory failure, cardiac arrest, trauma, seizures, overdoses, DKA’s, CHF/COPD exacerbation, pulmonary embolism, chronic and acute renal failure, amputations, complicated wounds. Includes experience with basic ECG reading, art lines, central lines, perm caths, vas cath’s, ventilators, IABP’s, CRRT dialysis, wound vacs, NG/OG tubes, vasopressors and vasodilators. Ability to monitor and quickly recognize changes in patient condition allowing optimization of care. Patient and family education. Forming compassionate but professional rapport with patient’s and their families.

Susan Greene, Nurse Manager 256-***-****

Kamran Cardiology April 2012 – September 2015

Private Practice RN

Duties include prioritizing health problems and intervening appropriately in order to assist patients in emergency and complex situations. Responsible for providing individualized clinical education and reading material to patients for various cardiac diseases and procedures. Reviewing all abnormal labs and abnormal device checks with physician and ensuring patients are notified of results and any new orders. Refilling medications, submitting prior authorizations, advising on side effects/interactions, and encouraging compliance. Analyzing and preparing holter monitor reports for the physician to review. Coumadin management and diet education. Preparing surgery clearance letters, disability letters, and various forms. Implementing CMS Meaningful Use and improving quality goals. Maintaining CPR and ACLS certification. I am currently learning how to interrogate and program cardiac devices such as Pacemakers and ICD’s. Continual self motivated education on advancements in cardiac care, nursing care, and pharmaceuticals.

Dr. Mohammad Kamran, Interventional Cardiologist, 256-***-****

New Beacon Hospice March 2008-Jan 2012

RN Case Manager/ON Call RN

Duties included responsibility for maintaining the comfort and quality of life for those who are diagnosed with terminal diseases. Providing compassionate palliative care for children and adults from all social backgrounds. Building rapport with interdisciplinary team, implementing an individualized plan of care, and assisting patients to meet goals. Ensuring patient receives quality care from all visiting staff (aid, social worker, chaplain, volunteers), is knowledgeable in using all ordered equipment, and demonstrates a keen understanding of all medications ordered. Reporting any significant changes to physician and executing any new orders. Properly documenting and performing chart audits. Admissions, re-evaluations, discharges and transfers to long term and acute care facilities when necessary, and attending deaths. Providing ongoing education, active listening and positive reassurance to patients and their family. Relay for life Volunteer.

Pam Harvey, Director 256-***-****

Northeast Al. Regional Med Ctr July 2005-March 2008 Cardiac Cath Lab/Orthopedics Duties included assessing labs and renal status, performing pre-op “time out”, administering IV conscious sedation, setting up and maintaining sterile field, setting up IVP dye and C-arm, monitoring patient status during the procedure, as well as giving any emergency medications and resuscitation that may be needed during the case. Assisting cardiologists with picc lines, cardioversions, arteriograms, angiograms, angioplasty, roto-blader, balloon pumps, and implanting pacemakers and cardioverter-defibrillators. Performing EKGs, starting anticoagulant and cardiac drips, removing sheaths, and monitoring sheath or closure sites, recovering patient and reviewing post-op instructions with patient. Maintaining CPR and ACLS. I also had the opportunity to work in orthopedics while employed here and have experience with pain pumps, blood transfusions, pre and post-op care, CPM machines, and traction.

Todd Corona, Director CV Services, 256-***-****

License/Certifications/Memberships:

BLS/ACLS

RN : License # 1-104921, Alabama

CRNP: License #18440, Alabama Board of ME, NPI 115*******

Board Certified with ANCC

Active Member of American College of Cardiology

Relevant Education:

University of Alabama in Birmingham August 2015- August 2017

MSN, Adult Gerontology/Acute Care NP

180 hours CV rotation with Dr. Mohamed Jasser (Aug 2016-Dec 2016)

180 hour ER rotation with Eli Conn CRNP (Jan 2017-April 2017)

240 hour Pulmonary / Sleep Study/ Critical Care rotation with Dr. Asif Kaleem (May 2017-Aug 2017)

Jacksonville State University Jan 2001-April 2005

BSN, Registered Nurse

200 hours in NBN

Jefferson State Community College August 2000 – May 2001 Basic

Gadsden State Community/Ayers Technical August 1997-May 2003 Basic

Courses Transferred to Jacksonville State

References:

Dr. Mendy McMichael Nurse Education Specialist at ATI 81 Sunset Alice Ln. Anniston, AL 36201 Cell: 256-***-**** BSN Advisor, known 13 years

Dr. Mohammad Kamran, MD, FACC

1700 Christine Ave. Anniston AL 36207 Kamran Cardiology

Cell: 256-***-**** Former Employer, Mentor, known 13 years

Dr. Mohamed S. Jasser, MD, FACC

901 Leighton Ave. Anniston, AL 36207 RMC Cardiology

Cell: 256-***-**** Former Employer, Preceptor, known for 13 years

Skills/Procedures:

Subclavian and Femoral Central line placement, with and without ultrasound guidance

Arterial line placement

Suturing: simple, running, mattress, instrument ties

Incision and drainage of abscesses

Chest tube removal

Endotracheal intubation

Lumbar puncture

Interpretation of pulmonary spirometry

Thoracentesis / management of pleural effusion

Thoracostomy

IABP Management

CRRT Management

Basic X-ray and CT reading

EKG Interpretation

Pelvic Exams

Splints

Digital blocks of phalanges



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