Trudy A. Peirce
Brandon, FL 33511
Recently certified ARNP with ten years RN experience. Provide compassionate and comprehensive care to adult hospice patients for seven years. Focus of care on improving/maintaining quality of life while attending to acute and chronic illnesses. Developed an on-going, trusting relationship with patients and encouraged active participation with their Plan of Care. Committed and dedicated employee to patients and organization, possess excellent communication and active listening skills, able to work under pressure while managing multiple concerns simultaneously.
-Works well independently and collaboratively - Provides comprehensive patient
with others assessment
-Patient Advocate - Proficient with Word, Excel, Solutions,
-Knowledgeable in palliative and symptom Dr First, Medline, Outlook
management - Provides holistic care to culturally diverse
-Educator to patients and families populations
Float RN / LifePath Hospice, Ruskin, FL
[03/2013 – Present]
Provide in-home care to patients with varying health care concerns and challenges. Assess patient’s physical, emotional and spiritual status, provide services and treatment as needed. Promote well-care, provide health and end-of-life care, education, guidance and support. Document clear and concise patient information. Seek input from other health are professionals when needed. Request treatment from prescribing authority and monitor new treatments to ensure patient improvements. Frequently fill in as Case Coordinate and provide case management when Teams are short RNs for an extended amount of time.
Float RN / LifePath Hospice, Ruskin, FL
[08/2010 – 02/2011]
Duties and Responsibilities as listed above.
RN on Med / Tele Floor / St. Joseph’s Hospital, Tampa, FL
[09/2009 – 05/2010]
Assess patients, prioritize care, provide on-going patient care, monitor lab and test results, provide pertinent information to team members and physicians, comply with physician orders. Education and support provided to patients and family members. Admit, transfer and discharge patients.
Case Coordinator / LifePath Hospice, Ruskin, FL
[10/2007 – 02/2009]
Duties and responsibilities as mentioned above as well as participate in weekly IDG meetings, prepare weekly and daily reports, monitor patients’ improvement or decline.
RN on Progressive Care Unit / UCH, Tampa, FL
[09/2005 – 10/2007]
Provide care to patients for a variety of health issues, such as cardiac, cancer, GI, HIV, COPD, and mental illness. Admit, transfer and discharge patients. Participate in daily rounds, in-service, floor and hospital meetings. Work experience included vents, teles, feeding tubes, IV meds and fluids, blood transfusions, 3-way urinary irrigation.
Child Protective Investigator / DCF / Tampa, FL
[07/1999 – 10/2002]
Investigate allegations of child abuse. Interview children, families, neighbors, school staff, medical personnel. Obtain reports from law enforcement, medical team and psychiatrists. Work closely with community agencies to ensure that children/families receive appropriate services and referrals. Complete all paperwork and attend Court hearings.
Guardian ad Litem Program / Fort Lauderdale, FL
[12/1990 – 03/1998]
Began as Secretary of Criminal Division and advanced to the Assistant Circuit Director of the Guardian ad Litem Program. Supervise staff and volunteer guardians ad litem. Train volunteers, distribute case assignment, provide support and technical assistance to volunteers, review reports to judges and direct guardians to appropriate community resource. Oversee clerical staff and case coordinators, manage care assignment, monitor mental health cases, represent GAL Program in community meetings. Schedule speakers for monthly in-service opportunities and training programs.
MSN / South University / Tampa, FL - Graduated June 2017 -
BSN / University of South Florida, Tampa, FL - Graduated August 2005 -
BS in Business Administration / NOVA Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL
-Graduated December 1997-