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Nurse Practitioner

Memphis, Tennessee, United States
August 21, 2018

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Clinical Skills:

Patient Consultation

Document accurate medical history

Complete Physical Exam

Provide clinical diagnosis

Offer evidenced based symptom management

Order and analyze appropriate tests

Physician collaboration

Facilitate specialty referrals

Physicals (pre-employment, sports)

Diet and exercise education

Illness prevention

Regulatory compliance

Complex laceration suturing

Interpersonal Skills:

Strong patient advocate

Positive, upbeat attitude

Excellent listening skills

Individualized interventions


Energetic Nurse Practitioner seeking to obtain opportunities where substantial critical thinking skills and nursing knowledge can be utilized in an advanced practice role. Hard working, strong organizational skills, enthusiastic about patient care, and extensive back ground in standards of practice.


TeamHealth Emergency Medicine Specialists – Baptist ER Provider

Memphis Metro Market, TN and MS – February 2016 to present

Family Nurse Practitioner, ER setting, functioning as a primary care provider within all four emergency rooms within the Baptist Metro Market including the new Baptist Pediatric ER. Innovating practice through effective evidence based practice, high quality comprehensive care is delivered to meet the health-related goals established through collaboration with each patient. Ensuring patient empowerment the importance of provider connection, active listening, communication, results delivered to inspire commitment-type patient focused drive, and practice within the scope of the Nurse Practice Act of the governing state board of Nursing.

Methodist LeBonheur Healthcare Corporation- Affiliated Services

Olive Branch, MS- February 2016 to August 2016 (6 month contract)

Family Nurse Practitioner, Urgent Care setting, functioning as the solo provider within a nationally ranked North MS Urgent care facility providing care in both urgent and preventive directives to promote wellness of the patient population. Affects direct patient care according to the Nurse Practice Act of the State of Mississippi and The Methodist Standards of Nursing Care policies and procedures. Supervision of licensed personal in accordance with the State Board of Nursing, employee injury assessments, along with providing DOT physicals by appointment.

Comprehensive Pain Specialists (CPS)

Germantown, TN- October 2015 to December 2015 (prn role, relief staff)

Family Nurse Practitioner, Specialty clinic, functioning in an autonomous role in the primary care of chronic pain patients seeking Anesthesiologist collaboration for interventional procedures and medication requirements exceeding the threshold of licensure ability according to the State Board of Tennessee. Responsible for initial and continuous treatment plan development, Joint injections of “fillers” as well as steroid, trigger point injection, and maintenance of drug delivery devices including ordering Rx/changing Rx/instilling Rx. Aligning direct patient care to the Nurse Practice Act scope within the Nurse Practitioner Role per CPS management group.

Methodist ER Physicians Group, LLC.

Memphis, TN- September 2014 to January 2016

Family Nurse Practitioner, ER setting, functioning as a primary care provider in a busy inner city emergency room with essential goal of maintaining and promoting the health of the patient. Transplant facility, Trauma services, Stroke and Chest Pain center of excellence; allowed for all levels of service and several clinical procedures to receive clinical mastery upon Physician observation. The APC affects direct patient care according to the nurse practice act of the State of Tennessee and The Methodist Standards of Nursing Care policies and procedures.

Methodist LeBonheur Healthcare Corporation

Olive Branch, MS- July 2013 to December 2014

Administrative Supervisor, Nursing, facilitating appropriateness of care admissions to the facility, directing transfers, and providing support throughout the facility to enhance bed management, resource management, and safety of the patients. Preparing pharmacological preparations of needed therapies within scope as needed for patient care in the absence of Pharmacy as well as serving in bedside nursing role capacities with in the emergency room, critical care, and medical surgical units.

Methodist LeBonheur Healthcare Corporation

Germantown, TN- July 2006- July 2013

Case Management, Facility Gatekeeper, Clinical Documentation Specialist creating protocols and guidelines for the admission process while reviewing Milliman Care Guidelines for guidance. Provided education to the multi-disciplinary team on terms and guidelines that impact co-morbid conditions while launching the first provider geared documentation system wide. Assisted in meeting goals as a system that reflected the impact on case-mix index, noting the mortality and morbidity of patients served.

Methodist LeBonheur Healthcare Corporation

Germantown, TN- July 2004- July-2006

Operating Room RN, Circulating, scrubbing, and first assisting; general and cardiovascular specialty lead. Utilizing resources to manage supplies and staffing schedule. Employing the necessary critical thinking skills to synergize patient care information and make decision in urgent and emergent settings.

Eye Care Surgery Centers

Memphis, Tennessee – January 2003- January 2004

Registered Nurse, Director of Surgical Operations tasked with initial development of protocols and procedures for three surgical centers, five surgical suites, and three Lasix suites. Duties included: authoring policy and procedure manuals in agreement with industry standards, purchasing of equipment and surgical packs for procedures, OSHA training and facility credentialing, administration of conscious sedation and direct patient care under physician supervision for surgical procedures, staff training and supervision, and overseeing multiple ophthalmologic surgical ambulatory surgery centers.

Saint Francis Hospital Park

Memphis, TN – February 2001 - July-2004

Operating Room Nurse Intern until 2002 then RN- Circulating, scrubbing, and first assisting with general specialty focus. Employing the necessary critical thinking skills to synergize patient care information and make decision in urgent and emergent settings.


The University of Memphis, Memphis

Master of Science- Family Nurse Practitioner- August, 2014 GPA 4.0

Union University, Germantown

Bachelor of Science- Nursing- 2009 (RN-BSN) GPA 4.0

Northwest Mississippi Community College (NWCC), Senatobia, MS

Associates Degree- Nursing- 2002 GPA 4.0


Summa Cum Laude graduate 2014, 2009

Sigma Theta Tau, Nursing Honor Society, 2008 to present

Alpha Sigma Lambda, Top 10% of Adult Undergraduates Honor Society, 2008


Family Nurse Practitioner Certification, AANP 08/2014

Tennessee APN License # 19228; Mississippi APN License # 901362

DEA Registry held in both TN and MS

Registered Nurse, Mississippi License #R867161

Advanced Cardiopulmonary Life Support (ACLS), Expiration Date 05/2017

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Expiration Date 04/2017

Basic Life Support (BLS), Expiration Date 06/2017

Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Certification, Expiration 8/12/2020


American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Greater Memphis Area Advanced Practice Nurses (GMAAPN)

Tennessee Nurse Association (TNA)

Mississippi Nurse Association (MNA)

Sigma Theta Tau Memphis Chapter

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