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Nurse Practitioner Health

Location:
Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Posted:
August 20, 2018

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CHINWE EKE

**** ********* ****** *****

Forest lake, MN 55025

201-***-**** (cell)

ac6qyx@r.postjobfree.com

Career Objective: Seeking a position where I can utilize my knowledge of advanced nursing methodologies and deep commitment to providing primary care/internal medicine, caring for different populations from pediatrics, women’s health, adult medicine and geriatrics.

EDUCATION

La Salle University Master of Science in Nursing 2016

Pennsylvania (Family-Nurse Practitioner)

La Salle University Bachelor of Science in Nursing 2011

Pennsylvania

Community College Associate of Liberal Art 2009

Pennsylvania

Family Nurse Practitioner Clinical Experience:

Obstetrics and Women’s health: Cooper University Hospital: WHNP Travis Jennifer

Camden, NJ

128 hours, September- November 2016

Provide prenatal and postpartum care to women of varied ethnicity age groups

Performed pelvic examination, obtained Pap smear and culture to screen for STDs.

Perform breast exam and educate on breast self-exam

Examines C-section for infection and removed staples to dressing appropriately

Independent assessment and exams. Collaboration with preceptor for plan and treatments.

Oversee the health and wellness of women, including providing preconception and prenatal care

Pediatric Primary Care: Swarthmore Pediatrics: Dr. Chuipek

Swarthmore, PA.

180 hours, May- August 2016

Uses appropriate interview techniques to elicit an age and developmentally appropriate health history.

Performs appropriate physical examination according to guidelines for practice and developmental stage.

See patients for routine well visit as well as sick visits.

Orders appropriate diagnostic tests in collaboration with the preceptor with consideration of cost, risk, and benefits.

Correctly interprets results of diagnostic tests.

Formulates diagnoses with sound rationale based on available data.

Identifies patients whose health needs are urgent or critical.

Creates an evidence-based treatment plan that includes medications, lifestyle considerations, referrals when appropriate, and a plan for follow up.

Selects appropriate medication therapy when indicated.

Communicates results of diagnostic tests to patient/family/caregiver.

Initiates referrals to other health care professionals as appropriate.

Incorporates health promotion, risk, reduction, and disease prevention strategies into the plan of care.

Educates the patient/family/caregiver about expected effects and potential adverse effects of prescribed medications/treatments.

Gloucester VA Clinic: CRNP Assumpta Nwachukwu,Sewell, NJ.

128 hours Primary Care of Older Adults II, January- May 2016

Manage common primary health care problems using both traditional and complementary approaches to care with consideration of costs, risks, and benefits to young adults, adults, and geriatrics

Demonstrate effective communication skills in disseminating information to other healthcare professionals.

Integrate the role of the nurse practitioner in the provision of safe, effective, primary care to young adults, adults, and older adults.

Incorporate consideration of cultural, spiritual, ethnic, gender, and age differences in the management of acute and primary health problems.

Gain increasing awareness of the importance of lifelong professional learning for the advanced practice nurse.

Manage chronic conditions

Provide health and wellness care to infants and children

Treat minor acute injuries

Provide episodic care for acute illnesses in all ages

Buonomo Medical Associates: Dr. John M. Buonomo

Philadelphia, PA.

128 hours Primary Care of Older Adult 1, September- December 2015

Utilize effective interview and assessment techniques to elicit age-appropriate focused and comprehensive health histories and physical examinations

Incorporate strategies of risk analysis and reduction, health screening, lifestyle modification, and disease prevention and detection into the plan of care for young adults, adults, and geriatrics.

Plan interventions to meet the complex needs of individuals and families arising from aging, developmental/life transitions, multiple system problems, psychosocial, and financial issues.

Implement a model of care that promotes mutual goal planning between providers, patients, and families to maintain and restore health.

Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams in the formulation, implementation, evaluation, and modification of treatment across care settings.

Knights Medical Associates: Dr. Sabahat Farooq.

Bensalem, PA.

128 hours Primary Care of Older Adults (Geriatrics) I, September-December 2015

Communicate with departmental staff with appropriate skills.

Prepare medical diagnosis, reports and improvement chart of patient's health Adequately

Utilizes advance practice process in coordinating a patient’s team, providing direct and collaborative health care designed to promote and restore optimal health of the patient Utilize effective interview and assessment techniques to elicit age-appropriate focused and comprehensive health histories and physical examinations

Incorporate strategies of risk analysis and reduction, health screening, lifestyle modification, and disease prevention and detection into the plan of care for young adults, adults, and geriatric population.

Plan interventions to meet the complex needs of individuals and families arising from aging, developmental/life transitions, multiple system problems, psychosocial, and financial issues.

Implement a model of care that promotes mutual goal planning between providers, patients, and families to maintain and restore health.

Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams in the formulation, implementation, evaluation, and modification of treatment across care settings.

Professional Experience

University of Minnesota CVICU/CCU 2017-2018 (September)

Fairview Health Services

(13 months)

Provides complex invasive hemodynamic monitoring and treatment of adult patients during the critical phase of recovery from cardiac and thoracic surgery

STEMI, exacerbation and treatment of end-stage heart failure.

Monitoring capability using cardiac monitor, EKG, NIBP, pulse oximetry, advanced arrhythmia detection at each bedside.

Rhythm interpretation, airway, pain and medication management

Cardiac arrest management, epicardial pacing (Temporary/Permanent pacemakers)

Femoral sheath removal of A-lines and venous lines and assessments

Removal of TR bands and assessments

Management of patients with heart blocks with atropine as needed

Management of DKA patients with insulin pumps

Management of TAVR patients

Lankenau Medical Center PCU/Stepdown 2017 (March-June)

Wynewood, PA Cardiac/ER holds

(13 weeks Travel Assignment)

Provide critical care to patients who require constant monitoring for a range of reasons, including recent surgery, heart attacks, congestive heart failure, renal failure, COPD, and advanced cancer.

Monitored patients who are progressing from a more critical state to a less critical one.

Basic cardiac rhythm monitoring techniques, interpretation, and treatment.

Basic and advanced life support.

Calculating drug dosage, administering continuous medication infusion, and monitoring patients for effects of medication

Monitoring patients before, during, and after invasive procedures.

Recognizing the signs and symptoms of cardiopulmonary and respiratory emergencies. and knowing how to start standard interventions to stabilize the patient.

Crozer Chester Medical Center Cardiac/Telemetry 2013-Present Chester PA Medsurge/Behavioral 2011-2013

Charge Nurse

Identifies irregular telemetry readings and notifies appropriate medical team members.

Initiates corrective action whenever information from monitoring equipment shows adverse symptoms.

Initiates patient education plan, as prescribed by physician. Teaches patients and significant others how to manage their illness and injury by explaining: post-treatment home care needs, diet/nutrition/exercise programs, self-administration of medication and rehabilitation

Responds to life-saving situations based upon nursing standards and protocol

Prepares equipment and aids physician during examination and treatment of patient

Prepares and administers (orally, subcutaneously, through an IV) and records prescribed medications.

Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with the policy regarding the

administration of medications by a licensed registered nurse

Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate

format and on the appropriate forms

Provide direct care to patients with both medical and trauma cases

Handles patients information with care and privacy

Communicates directly with physicians and surgeons where deemed necessary

Improve adequate patients’ safety by maintaining safety checks

Improved leadership skills

Provide basic and important discharge teachings

Genesis Health care Care of Acute and Chronic 2009- 2015

Chester, PA ill Older Adult

RN Supervisor/ Team Leader Duties

Provide both direct and indirect patient care to all departments

Ensures departmental activities and various licensing and regulatory requirements; maintains clinical skill and knowledge necessary to set standard and work in clinical areas of nursing; assists with patients examinations and/or questions.

Implements and interprets organizational policies and procedures, and nursing standards and regulations.

Plans, organizes, and oversees staff to provide patient care; evaluates care and ensures customer satisfaction; oversees the department’s daily staffing requirements; orients clinical staff to their job responsibilities; provides leadership in clinical problem solving.

Admit patients to services and complete clinical documentation.

Assess individual status and care / instruction needed by the patient.

Confer with physician to develop the initial plan of treatment based on physician's orders and initial patient assessment.

Provide hands-on care, case management and evaluation of the care plan, and education of the patient.

Revise plan in consultation with physician based on ongoing assessments.

Pennsylvania Hospital Health System: 03/2009- 07/2009

Involved in medication administration,

Care planning, communication with other responsible members of the patients

Multi-disciplinary team approach, supply management, emergency management

Coordination of care, health promotion and teaching & training family members.

Park Pleasant Nursing Home Acute and Long Term Care: 2007-2009

Provided skilled nursing care to clients requiring intermittent professional services

Performing a complete health assessment, effectively analyzing situations

Responsible for case management, admissions, family support,

Revise plan in consultation with physician based on ongoing assessments.

Regency Rehabilitation Care of Acute Ill Patients 2006- 2007

Center

Performing a complete health assessment, effectively analyzing situations

Assess appropriateness of admission and ongoing medical care

Initiate and coordinate appropriate consultation services and diagnostic interventions

Monitoring the Cases of patients

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:

MSN GRADUATE PROJECT:

Conducted a graduate research empirical and theoretical study on how to improve self-care efficacy in chronic heart failure patients while maintaining independence and promoting quality life. Participated in conducting an undergraduate study that explored the effect of home management of congestive heart failure in older adults 65 years and above to decrease number of re-hospitalizations. The effects of educational support and how it helped improve client’s self management and efficacy was also explored. Before beginning the study, a thorough literature review was carried out. Data for the study was obtained by using interview questions and questionnaires. A Chi Squared analysis was used to evaluate data. The result of the study was significant with a p value (<0.05).

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BSN UNDERGRADUATE PROJECT:

Capstone project was carried with emphasis on a critically ill patient in an acute care facility; this project was embedded in a nursing leadership and management course. It involved the use of critical pathways, concept maps and treatment modalities consistent with evidenced-based

practiced. At the end of the project, the outcome of events was presented through oral and verbal presentation to a group of 47 nursing students and nursing faculty members.

Certifications:

FNP, NP-C, MSN, BSN, RN

ACLS, BLS/ C.P.R

Trauma

First Aid

Cardiac devices:

EKG, Temporary and Permanent pacemaker, ICD, bedside cardiac monitor.

Respiratory: BIPAP, CPAP



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