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Registered Nurse Practitioner

Orlando, Florida, United States
August 26, 2018

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Mercedes Gibbons

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Fort Myers, Florida 33916



With over nine years of psychiatric experience as a registered nurse, my objective is to attain experience as a psychiatric nurse practitioner following my completion of the psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner program in December 2018 and intended seating for boards in January 2019.

Professional Summary

As a registered nurse, my psychiatric experience involves inpatient crisis units and home health. As a charge nurse on both children and adults crisis units, duties include performing psychiatric admission assessments, overseeing other nurses and behavioral health technicians, collaborating with psychiatrists and other personnel regarding patients’ plan of care, obtaining orders for emergency treatments orders for psychiatric emergencies including medication and use of restraints and seclusion, administering medication and providing medication education and support to patients. As a home health psych RN, duties include performing psychiatric nursing assessments, providing medication education, coping skills education, and support to patients in their home. My duties at Hope Hospice involved admissions, discharges, interdisciplinary team collaboration, medication management and teaching, and emotional support. As a student, my clinical experience mainly took place in outpatient settings, gaining experience in medication management and psychiatric evaluations. Professional Work Experience

• Nurse on Call Home Health Agency, Psychiatric RN, 5/2017 – 2/2018

• Doctor’s Choice Home Health Agency, Psychiatric RN, 2/2017 – 5/2017

• Salus Care, Acute Care Registered Nurse, 7/2012 – current

• Salus Care, Acute Care Registered Nurse, 6/2009 – 3/2012

• Hope Hospice, RN Case Manager, 9/2008 – 2/2017


• University of South Alabama, August 2016 – current, MSN Family Psychiatry

(Anticipated Graduation Date: December 15, 2018)

• University of South Florida, August 2009 - December 2010, BSN

• Edison State College, August 2004 - May 2008, ASN

• Edison State College, August 2004 - December 2007, AA

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