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Registered Nurse Practitioner

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
August 30, 2018

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Shanequa R. Smith, MSN, NP- C

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Tamarac, FL. 33321

M: 786-***-****

Professional Summary

Enthusiastic and dedicated recent graduate, certified in Family Nurse Practitioner with 6 years

nursing experience in Telemetry and some Progressive Care. Plays an active role in developing

and implementing interventions to aid in the safety and quality of care for patients. Possess

excellent communication and listening abilities, as well as attention to small details, critical

thinking, and evaluation skills.


Intermediate knowledge with ICD 10 & CPT coding and prescribing medications

Proficient in Microsoft Office, Cerner, Medi-Tech, Net Access, Quest Quantum (Care360) & Amazing Charts

Fluent in English

Strong communication skills

Licensure & Certification

Certification by American Academy of Nurse Practitioners: F06182643 Jun 2018- Jun 2023

Basic Life Support (BLS), American Heart Association Aug 2017- Aug 2019

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Dec 2017- Dec 2019 Advance Registered Nurse: FL ARNP 9349602 Jul 2018- Jul 2020

Work Experience

Registered Nurse: Per Diem, Specialties: Medical/Surgical, Telemetry, July 2017- Current

Neuro/Orthopedic, and Progressive Care Unit

Westside Regional Medical Center

Performs as a primary nurse, managing up to 7 patients with acute and chronic diseases in collaboration with physicians.

Collaborates with a multidisciplinary team to evaluate the outcome of colorectal surgery patient and addresses concerns that could result in postoperative complications.

Manages patients post orthopedic surgery and coordinates care with physical therapist in a manner to reestablish physical capacities within a timely manner.

Counsel patients and families on disease progression and setting realistic expectations for care

Registered Nurse: Medical/Surgical, Telemetry, and Stepdown Unit May 2017- Current

Medical Staffing Network Agency

Broward Health Coral Springs and Imperial Point

Applies hospital standards of care in an effort to decrease length of hospital stay.

Provides evidence based practices to improve patient outcomes.

Recognize a status change in patient condition and report to MD with recommendations

Incorporates holistic care with patients, while being sensitive to diverse cultural beliefs and values.

Registered Nurse: (Telemetry, Neuro Medical) Aug 2015-Jun 2016

RN Network Traveling Agency (Baptist Health & Northwest Medical Center)

Establish trusting relationships with patients and their families through therapeutic communication.

Encourage patients to participate in modalities of care to maintain independence.

Evaluate stroke patient neurological status and report any deviations from baseline in a timely manner

Registered Nurse- (Neuro Medical/Telemetry) Oct 2013- Aug 2015

Florida Hospital Orlando (Downtown) Campus

Performs as a primary nurse, managing up to 7 patients with acute and chronic diseases in collaboration with physicians.

Assist physicians with beside procedures and dressing changes.

Vice President of a Nurse Council Board for this unit where we developed measures to enhance safety, improve the overall quality care of patients, and implemented efforts to improve time management with nursing care professionals.

Registered Nurse/ Charge Nurse Feb 2013- Oct 2013

HCR Manor Care of Winter Park

Managed patient’s post orthopedic surgery as a member of an interdisciplinary team in an effort to promote recovery to baseline health in a timely manner.

Promoted to Charge Nurse after 6 months of employment on an acute rehab floor consisting of 50-beds with a team of RNs, LPNs, and CNAs.

Provided effective communication to patients and families addressing any concern.

Awarded Employee of the Month for an outstanding job with patient care, professionalism, and quality of service.

Clinical Experience

Nurse Practitioner Student

Mil-Lake Healthcare

APN Capstone Practicum: 125 Clinical Hours Feb 2018- Apr 2018

Focused on clinical management skills in patients with Hypertension, Diabetes, Thyroid

abnormalities, Hypercholesterolemia and practice critique in a precepted clinical


Provided verbal/printed education to patients on newly diagnosed diseases such as hypertension and diabetes.

Examined and managed 8-10 patients a day including all documentation.

Advanced Clinical Practice Practicum: 125 Clinical Hours Jan 2018- Feb 2018

Developed skills related to patient education, protocol development, follow-up, and referral through a clinical practicum experience in a precepted advanced practice setting.

Ordered labs/diagnostic tests to confirm or rule out differential diagnosis for the patients concern

Referred patients to specialty providers when appropriate.

The Benjamin Wellness Center

Care of Child/Family Practicum: 125 Clinical Hours Oct 2017- Dec 2018

Performed pap smears according to ACOG guidelines.

Performed physical exam on students participating in sports including boxing.

Administered immunizations to children according to the CDC guidelines.

Care of Aged Family Practicum: 125 Clinical Hours Aug 2017- Oct 2018

Developed skills related to patient education, protocol development, follow-up, and referral through a clinical practicum experience in a precepted primary-care setting.

Managed acute and chronic illnesses of adult patients; primarily geriatrics and intellectual disabled individuals with hypertension, hypothyroidism, diabetes, and psychiatric illnesses.

Evaluated patients as a single student provider and gave presentations to preceptor on how the patient should be treated or managed.

Differential Diagnosis & Care Practicum: 125 hours Jul 2017- Aug 2017

Learned to process client information in a logical, progressive manner and formulating differential diagnoses for individuals across the lifespan.

Conducted wellness exams focusing on health maintenance, health promotion and patient education

Focused on gathering patient history, performing head to toe assessments and developed differential diagnosis to guide treatment plan.


Chamberlain University Downers Grove, IL, USA (online) May 2014 -Apr 2018

Masters in Science of Nursing Specialty Track: Family Nurse Practitioner

Bethune-Cookman University Daytona Beach, Florida, USA Aug 2008 -May 2012

Masters in Science of Nursing (Summa Cum Laude)

Professional Membership

American Associates of Nurse Practitioners Apr 2018- Current

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