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Nurse Practitioner Mental Health

Springfield, Missouri, United States
August 24, 2018

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EDUCATION Chamberlain College, Downers Grove, Illinois Doctoral Program Student Estimated completion/graduation 2018

University of Kansas, Kansas City, Kansas

Graduation with Honors, July 2013

Post Masters Course Work

Study: Family Psychiatric Mental Health Practitioner

University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, Missouri

Graduation with Honors, December 2009

Master of Science in Nursing

Study: Family Nurse Practitioner

Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, December 2005

Study: Nursing

Fort Scott College, Fort Scott, Kansas

Associate of Science in Nursing, December 1998

Study: Nursing

Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri

Bachelor of Science Degree, May 1994

Study: Business

EXPERIENCE Board Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Compass Health Network, Missouri 06/2018-Present

Work independently as an advanced psychiatric nurse practitioner to preform initial and follow-up evaluations for mental health patients throughout the lifespan. Also provide remote tele health, elder care and substance use care. Board Certified and current DEA and Suboxone licensure.

Board Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Burrell Behavioral Health Systems, Springfield, Missouri 03/2017 – 06/2018

Work independently as an advance practice psychiatric nurse practitioner (PMHNP) and perform comprehensive evaluations to diagnose and treat episodic or chronic mental health illness. Board certified provider with current DEA and Suboxone licensure.

* Prescribe, manage all necessary psychotropic medications, as well as assist treatment and on- going medication management and monitoring for the behavioral health patient.

*Order laboratory\genetic testing and other diagnostic tests/workups and review /evaluate results

*Communicate with the care team as well as assist with development of treatment plans with specific goals, objectives and interventions unique to each patient.

Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner

Cox Health Systems, Retail Clinic & Remote Tele-Health• Springfield, Missouri 04/2010 – Present

Work as an advance practice nurse (FNP) and conduct comprehensive health assessments focused on health promotion and disease prevention, diagnose and manage acute, common and complex conditions.

•Assess patient and family educational needs as needed.

•Collaboration with physicians in clinical decision-making, case management and evaluation of plan of care.

Board Certified Nurse Practitioner Department of Veteran Affairs •Mount Vernon, Missouri Veteran Health Care System of the Ozarks Clinic 07/2013 – 03/2017 Primary Care Provider and Primary Care Team Float. Worked independently, as an advance practice nurse and primary care provider for teams as assigned. Duties: Perform assessments and physical examinations which led to family/mental health diagnoses. Evaluated patients to determine need for hospital admission and admit as indicated. Possess prescription authority without co signature for pharmaceuticals within the scope of practice according to the VHA directive.

Graduate Adjunct Nursing Faculty

Saint Louis University • Saint Louis, Missouri 01/2016 – 01/2017

As an adjunct faculty member, activity participated in program development, evaluation and revisions, and student instruction within the assigned course and also work in accordance with the universities mission, core values and purposes. As a clinical instructor, responsible for the instruction and evaluation of students in the cohort. Monitor student’s progress with the learning management system and through the Typhon tracking system, maintain close contact with onsite clinical preceptors, grad clinical coursework and evaluate student clinical settings to ensure adequate of experiences, patient type and mix as well as preceptor/student interactions.

Board Certified Nurse Practitioner

Ozark Community Hospital • Mount Vernon, Missouri

Lawrence County Clinic 04/2011 to 07/2013

Worked independently as an advance practice nurse and competed comprehensive health assessments aimed at health promotion and disease prevention. Diagnosed and managed acute, chronic and complex health conditions as well as, assess patient and family educational needs. Worked in collaboration with physicians and other team members for assistance in clinical decision making, case management and evaluation of plan of care.

Emergency/Trauma Staff Nurse (A Top 100 Hospital)

Cox Health Systems • Springfield, Missouri • 05/2000 – 09/2002 & 09/2006 – 03/2010

Worked as a member of the Emergency Team and assumed responsibility for triaging and caring for patients who seek care and services.

•Utilized the emergency nursing process for provision of care, and provide care according

to the Missouri State Practice Act and within the standards of Cox Health Systems and the ENA

•Effectively functioned in a fast-paced environment and implemented care protocols

•Implemented electronic charting/report and ER documents and consulting documents

ICU Manager (Critical Care Nursing)

University of Missouri Healthcare, Missouri Rehabilitation Center • Mt. Vernon, Missouri •

05/2004 – 09/2006

Managed the fiscal, material and personnel resources within the unit. Assessed, planned, implemented and evaluated nursing care in the ICU. Planned staffing, based upon census, patient population needs and trends. Utilized research findings, counseled and evaluated staff, as well as interview, recommend, and evaluate professional and support staff.

•Assisted with patient care conferences and assisted in multidisciplinary plan of care conferences

•Instructed and advised staff of changes of polices and procedure

•Conferred with physicians and other departments to resolve operational problems

•Assisted in implementing and monitoring quality assurance programs for the ICU to ensure quality and best practice services

Staff Nurse (Staff Nurse Department)

InteliStaf Nursing Corporation • Springfield, Missouri • 11/2003 – 05/2004

Worked as needed for area healthcare facilities in areas of need.

•Areas included: ER, ICU, Urgent Care, Step Down/Rehab, Telemetry, Psych, and Med/Surg

Staff Nurse (Nurse Travel)

On Assignment Healthcare • Cincinnati, Ohio • 09/2001 – 12/2003

Worked on a contract basis to assist participating hospitals with supplemental staffing needs.

Able to function in a wide variety of nursing environments with minimal orientation.

•Areas included: ER/Trauma, ICU, CCU, and Telemetry

Director of Staff Development and Education

Heartland Hospital • Nevada, Missouri • 09/1997 – 03/2000

Contributed to the development, interpretation, and implementation of philosophy, objectives, standards, and policies of all departments as they related to staff development.

•Assessed staff needs, as well as planned and coordinated orientation and continuing education programs

•Actively participated in QI monitoring and competency programs to meet State and JCAHO standards

•Worked in the units as charge nurse and attended patient/family care conferences

Marketing and Production Foreman/Advisor (Manufacturing and Marketing Paper

Products Division)

Sweetheart Incorporated • Springfield, Missouri • 08/1994 – 01/1997

Responsible for product quality, performance, and production on department machines and presses.

•Accounted for inventory, safety, and scheduling within the department

•Appointed to corporate wide marketing team


STRENGTHS • Decisive, detailed oriented and adaptable

•Excellent interpersonal skills/team building

•Extensive Critical Care and clinical experience

•Demonstrated ability to acquire and apply knowledge rapidly

•Critical Thinking/Adapts to Fast Paced Environments

•Familiar with computer health systems: Logician, Cerner, Medi-tech, Baxter and CPRS

CERTIFICATIONS • BLS – Basic Life Support

•ACLS – Advanced Life Support

•SANE – Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner

•CHIV – Certified HIV Counselor


EDUCATION Advanced Practice Nurses of the Ozarks Conference, Branson, Missouri 2014-2017

Association of Missouri Nurse Practitioner Conference, 2015, 2016

Saint Louis Advance Practice Nursing Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, 2011, 2016

Advance Practice Nurses of the Ozarks Conference, Branson, Missouri, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2016

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, National Conference, Nashville, Tennessee, 2009

American Critical Care Nurses Association, National Conference, Chicago, Illinois, 2008

AFFILIATIONS • Sigma Theta Tau, National Nursing Honor Society

•Delta Epsilon Iota, Academic Honor Society

•American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

•American Psychiatric Nurses Association

•Advanced Practice Nurses of the Ozarks

•Association of Missouri Nurse Practitioners

COMMUNITY/HONORS 2016 Presenter at Saint Louis Advance Practice Nursing Conference, St. Louis, MO

2016 Board Member/Officer for Advance Practice Nurses of the Ozarks

2016 Committee Member for Advance Practice Nurses of the Ozarks Conference Committee

2016 Committee Member for Association of Missouri Nurse Practitioners Advocacy Committee

2016 Conference Committee Association of Missouri Nurse Practitioners 2014 Scholarship Committee with APNO organization

2013 University of Kansas graduation with honors

2012 Ozarks Community Hospital outlying clinics provider nominee and winner

2012 KSPR Television Health Contributor on “What’s going around” segment

2012 Four States Business Journal Nurse Practitioner of the Year


Dr. Steve Belk 305 Onyx Horseshoe Bay, Texas 78657 417-***-****

Kim McGinn-Perryman DNP, APRN, FNP-BC Cox Health System/Seymour Clinic 202 North Commercial Street/PO Box 427 Seymour, Missouri 65746 417-***-****

Cathy Sherrer, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC Cox College of Nursing 1423 North Jefferson Avenue Springfield, Missouri 65802 417-***-****

Julia Trokey RN, BSN Lawrence County Clinic 108 South Hickory Mount Vernon, Missouri 65712 417-***-****

Kimber Turner APRN, FNP-BC Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Health Care of the Ozarks 600 N Main St Mount Vernon, Missouri 65712 417-***-****

Dr. Shanna Chapman DNP, APRN Chamberlain College 104 Kingsley Drive Monett, Missouri 65708 417-***-****

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