ALISON DETHLEFS, MSN, BSN, FNP-BC
Scottsdale, Arizona 85255
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
●Over 9 years of clinical nursing experience, including hospital and outpatient surgical facility settings.
●Family Nurse Practitioner at an outpatient health clinic and medical weight loss clinic, requiring strong communication skills, developing and maintaining strong provider-patient relationships and supervision of weight loss and health care programs.
●Results-focused self-starter and problem-solver, working independently while contributing to the success of the entire team and business as a whole.
●Excellent business judgment and time management skills, balancing efforts to ensure that goals and deadlines are consistently met or exceeded.
Medical Director/Nurse Practitioner May 2017 - Present
Medi-Weight Loss Phoenix, Arizona
Provides patient care, conduct physical exams, complete health history summary, documents patients’ progress, and oversees patient care and medication management. I provide oversight of medical professionals/assistants to ensure quality of medical care. Also assist management in marketing and administrative efforts.
I work as the Medical Director and as part of the clinic team. My duties and responsibilities include:
Reviewing patient files in accordance with state guidelines; reviewing patient’s medical and psychosocial history relevant to patient care.
Conducting physical examinations, ordering and reviewing laboratory studies and diagnostic procedures, including ECGs.
Responsible for prescribing and dispensing FDA approved appetite suppressants according to state and federal guidelines.
Documenting patient progress notes in the patient chart and EMR; accurately maintaining and preserving all required documentation for patient care and medication management.
Reviewing patients’ progress and managing patient care accordingly, including conducting follow up calls to patients to discuss progress, address any concerns, and assisting in resolution of complaints, requests and inquiries.
Facilitating referrals to other healthcare professionals and medical facilities as necessary, and communicating with collaborating physicians or specialists regarding patient care as needed.
Complying with and following all lawful Company policies and procedures, as amended from time to time.
Participating in quality improvement, continuing education, and other patient care programs established by Medi-Weightloss®.
Providing input, medical direction, and support to Company.
Advising Company concerning market issues and potential practice opportunities.
Participating in sales and marketing efforts. Marketing efforts include on and off-site events.
Family Nurse Practitioner Nov. 2015 -May 2017
CVS Health/Minute Clinic Scottsdale, Arizona
Health care provider at outpatient clinic inside a CVS Health pharmacy where I examined, assessed and evaluated patients, prescribed appropriate medications and/or treatment, administered injections and other functions. I was consistently awarded over 99.5% ratings based on patient satisfaction.
R.N. - Outpatient Surgery July 2009 - July 2015
Desert Institute for Spine Care (DISC) Phoenix, Arizona
Squaw Peak Surgical Facility
Primary nurse in the pre-op, peri-op, and PACU at a specialized outpatient spine surgical center. I worked closely with a group of physicians performing minimally invasive spine surgery and administering spinal injections. Also responsible for helping maintain the facility state licensure, ordering and stocking pharmaceuticals and managing the schedule.
R.N. - Acute Surgical Inpatient Care July 2008 - July 2009
Chandler Regional Hospital Chandler, Arizona
Floor nurse on Medical-Surgical unit with a strong emphasis on orthopedics.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Georgetown University, Washington, DC Graduated August 2015
Master of Science, Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
Graduated Cum Laude – 3.6 Cumulative GPA
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ Graduated May 2008
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Dean’s List – 2005 - 2008
Graduated Cum Laude – 3.75 Cumulative GPA
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ Aug 2004 – June 2005
College of Medicine [Dean’s List] Transferred to ASU
Desert Hills High School - Gilbert, Arizona Graduated May 2004
Class Salutatorian – 4.3 Cumulative GPA
Basic Life Support (BLS) December 2006 – Present
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) May 2008 – Present
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMSCA) December 2015 - Present
Certified Medical Examiner - #792-***-****
Arizona Nurse Practitioner - #AP8873
Virginia Nurse Practitioner - #002*******
American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) - #F0915538
Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) - number available upon request
Obesity Medicine Association - member since March 2018
Certification in Botox & Dermal Fillers - July 2018- Skin Savvy Aesthetics & Wellness
Available upon request.