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Nurse Practitioner Registered

Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
August 27, 2018

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Dr. Zina M. Byrd, DNP, FNP-BC

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Zebulon, NC 27597

Phone: 919-***-****



Family Nurse Practitioner Responsibilities

Functions independently to perform appropriate history and physical for complex acute, critical, and chronically ill patients.

Orders and interprets diagnostic and therapeutic tests relative to patient’s specific needs.

Prescribes appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities

Implements interventions to support the patient to regain or maintain physiologic stability, including but not limited to serving in the first assisting role.

Monitors the effectiveness of interventions.

Facilitates the patient’s transition within and between health care settings, e.g. admitting, transferring, and discharging patients.

Collaborates with multidisciplinary team members by making appropriate referrals.

Facilitates staff, patient and family decision making by providing educational tools.

Facilities Worked

02/18 - Present

A-Team Solutions Contracting Firm

Working at Seymour Johnson AFB

Family Nurse Practitioner

09/17 – 02/18

Advanced Health

Chantilly, VA

Family Nurse Practitioner

Home Physical Assessments

6/2017 – 9/2017

Opportunities Industrialization Center, Inc

Rocky Mount, NC

Family Nurse Practitioner

Dr. Tisa Roberts

8/2015 – 5/2017 Clinical Rotations

Primary Care Practicum 1 (Boise Willis Clinic, Nashville, NC)

Jennifer Wells, FNP-BC

Primary Care Practicum 2 (Wilson Community Family Practice, Wilson NC)

Janelle Taft, FNP-BC

OB/GYN Practicum (Wayne County Health Department, Goldsboro, NC)

Martha Bradshaw, FNP-BC

Pediatric Practicum (Children’s Health Services, Greenville, NC)

Ivy Bagley, FNP-C

Primary Care Residency (Duplin County Health Department, Kenansville, NC)

Lecia Reardon, DNP, FNP-BC

Emergency Room Clinical Nurse Responsibilities:

Collect current symptoms, as well as a detailed patient history and then consult and coordinate with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans.

Performs triage, while considering both physical and psychosocial elements.

Manage basic life support needs and stabilize patients until the attending physician is available, based upon nursing standards and protocol.

Initiate corrective action whenever information from monitoring equipment shows adverse symptomatology.

Record patients’ current vital signs.

Work directly under physicians, assisting them during exams, diagnostic testing and treatments to include I&D’s, splinting, and minor suturing.

Prepare, administer (orally, subcutaneously, IM, and IV) and record prescribed medications.

Report adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with the policy regarding the administration of medications by a licensed registered nurse.

Provides IV therapy, clean and bandage wounds, provide basic bedside care, maintain proper supplies and appropriate medical equipment to care for patients, and report any suspected abuse to the appropriate agencies.

Initiate patient education plan, as prescribed by physician. Teach patients and significant others how to manage their illness/injury, by explaining: post-treatment home care needs, diet/nutrition/exercise programs, self-administration of medication and rehabilitation, as well as provide referrals to other healthcare professionals for follow-up treatment.

Display professionalism while completing multiple urgent tasks in a timely manner.

Record all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms.

Facilities Worked


Duke Raleigh Hospital Emergency Room

Raleigh, NC

Emergency Room Clinical Nurse II


VA Travel Nurse Corps (00-TNC) Emergency Medicine

VHA Interim Staffing Program, Phoenix, AZ

Emergency Room Clinical Nurse


Cone Health Emergency Department

Greensboro, NC

Emergency Room Clinical Nurse

Active Duty: 8/2006-12/2011 IRR: 12/2011-12/2014

United States Air Force, Eglin AFB

Officer in Nurse Corp: Emergency Room Clinical Nurse

Served as in-house Nursing Supervisor.


8/2014 – 5/2017

East Carolina University

Greenville, NC

Doctorate in Nursing Practice/Family Nurse Practitioner


United States Air Force

-Nursing Services Management Course

-School of Aerospace Medicine: Expeditionary Medical Support Basic Course

-Defense Medical Readiness Training Institute: Emergency Medical Preparedness/Response Course

-Air University: Squadron Officer School Correspondence Program


East Carolina University

Greenville, NC

Bachelor of Science in Nursing


Wake Technical Community College

Raleigh, NC

Associates Degree in Nursing; Valedictorian


Critical-Thinker: Can assess a patient's health, as well as detect changes in symptoms, health or pain, and will know when action is necessary.

Compassionate: Sympathetic to a patient's needs, and able to deal with people in various states of pain, trauma and tragedy.

Attention to Detail: Needed to help doctors operate, administer medicines and work with specific treatments that, if wrong could prove fatal.

Organized: Know how to organize and prioritize the care of multiple patients, with differing needs, in different stages of health and risk.

Calm Under Pressure: Able to function in an urgent, chaotic atmosphere where life-or-death situations occur almost daily.

Patient: Patience is required when giving care under stressful circumstances.

Communicator: Active listener and good communicator in helping to keep patients and families calm and help them to understand and participate in their care. Communicates well with members of interprofessional team.



ANCC Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner

DEA Authorized





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