Drew Spears NP-C, MSN, RN
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NURSING FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER DECEMBER 2016 UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI
Full-Time Distance Learning MSN program January 2015-December 2016
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING AUGUST 2012 WALSH UNIVERSITY
15 month Accelerated BSN program
Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society Member for outstanding academic and ethical achievement
BACHELOR OF ARTS APRIL 2007 WALSH UNIVERSITY
Major: Philosophy Minor: Theology
Member of the Intercollegiate Football Team- Walked on to team and earned football scholarship senior year
Licenses & Certifications
North Carolina NP 5009572, Expiration date 01/06/2019
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners- Family Nurse Practitioner-Certified, #F03170034 Expiration date 3/2/2022
Basic Life Support- American Heart Association, Expiration date 6/30/2020
Nonviolent Crisis Intervention – Crisis Prevention Institute, Expiration date 6/15/2017
CVS MINUTECLINIC - APRN, NP-C Knightdale NC July 2017-Present
- Responsible for independently running a full service primary care clinic at the CVS store location in Knightdale NC.
- Provide primary care to patients all ages 18mos and older
- Responsible for all daily operations of clinic, as well as growth of client base with responsibilities marketing and promoting services.
- Provider NPS score of over 90%, clinic growth and performance of 18% over budget in the past year while working at this clinic full time.
- Selected to the Senior Clinician Council for the South Raleigh Region. Also responsible for orienting new providers and helping during onboard process.
FAMILY MEDICINE – APRN, NP-C FAMILY MEDICAL SERVICES, AKRON OH MARCH 2017-
New Graduate Family Nurse Practitioner in a comprehensive Family Medicine office
Experience in busy practice with patient of all age ranges, prescribing medications and diagnostic testing, initial X-Ray and DEXA scan readings, EKG and Holter monitor readings, blood and lab work interpretations.
Performed minor in-office procedures including cyst incision and drainage, bursitis evacuations, cortisone joint injections, impacted ear wax removal, wart removal and minor skin procedures.
Completed Annual Wellness Visits, Medicare Annual Physicals, Sports Physicals, Well Child visits, Sick visits, and new patient History and Physicals for all age ranges.
Provided counseling and education to patients regarding illness, medications, safety concerns, lifestyle choices and weight loss, and other topics as required.
REHABILITATION – REGISTERED NURSE SUMMA REHABILITATION HOSPITAL AUGUST 2014-APRIL 2017
Gained valuable experience as an RN in a rehabilitation hospital with large patient loads, high acuity, and fast pace.
Received Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training, Stoke and TBI training, Transfer and safe practice training regarding orthopedic and neurologic trauma patients.
Performed complete patient-centered care as RN team leader of one LPN and Nurse Tech with 12-16 patients on day shift. Also responsible for performing all admissions and discharges of patients.
Worked as interdisciplinary team member with physical, occupational, speech, and respiratory therapists as well as physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants.
Attended interdisciplinary team meetings to work with physicians, therapy staff, case management, patients and families toward best possible outcomes and discharge plans.
DIRECTOR OF CARE DELIVERY – HCR MANORCARE – NOVEMBER 2013-AUGUST 2014
Oversees the care management of a population of over 50 patients on 2 units at a long term and medical rehabilitation care facility. Supervises staff of Licensed Practical Nurses and State Tested Nursing Assistant’s as well as collaborates with Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and family members to develop and implement patient care plans.
Conducts the nursing process ' assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation ' under the scope of the State's Nurse Practice Act of Registered Nurse licensure. The position coordinates resource utilization, timely and appropriate care interventions, and interdisciplinary communication to enhance patient and family satisfaction, adherence to center's clinical systems and regulatory compliance.
Participated daily in performance improvement activities through morning and afternoon staff meetings. Implemented Quality Assurance and responsible for implementing and recording Infection control policies.
Responsible for assisting with staff issues and duties including hiring new staff, team management, shift assignments and staffing, employee discipline, orientation, in-services, evaluation, and education.
Provide RN level of care and assessments to patients, provide clinical guidance to staff and work with physicians and practitioners to effectively evaluate and treat patients.
HEALTH SCREENING SPECIALIST – INTEGRATED CORPORATE HEALTH OCTOBER 2013
Performed health risk screenings assessments and provided counseling on health risk screening results at Employee Health Screenings across Ohio and Pennsylvania on an as needed basis.
Traveled to various workplace settings, conducted brief interviews with employees, and performed biometric and blood draw procedures to evaluate and educate employees about their current health and risk factors for disease.
CARDIAC CATH LAB – REGISTERED NURSE AFFINITY MEDICAL CENTER MAY 2013-OCTOBER 2013
Provided nursing care before, during, and after cardiac catheterization and special procedures. Performed lifesaving medical and surgical assistance duties during routine and emergency medical procedures.
Worked in a scheduled weekday environment as well as being on call for emergency cardiac situations during the nights and weekends.
Cared for patients undergoing diagnostic and Interventional cardiac catheterizations. Assisted in all procedures, provided patient education, assessment and monitoring, administering medications often under emergency situations.
MEDSURG/TELEMETRY – REGISTERED NURSE SUMMA BARBERTON HOSPITAL NOVEMBER 2012-MAY 2013
Gained valuable experience as an RN in a telemetry unit with large patient loads, high acuity, and fast pace.
Received Critical Care Training through the American Association of Critical Care Nurses as part of orientation process.
Performed complete patient care to 5-10 patients on night shift including patient assessment, medication administration, wound and bandage care, preparation for procedures, routine hygiene and care, patient admission and discharges, IV starts and administration, chart audits, and lifesaving emergency care when needed.
Supervised LPN and Nurse Aide staff members to ensure safe and effective care delivery.
Also floated to Cardiac and Intensive Care units to work with critically ill patients when needed.
FNP Clinical Experience
FAMILY MEDICAL SERVICES FAIRLAWN OH JANUARY 2016-
Family practice clinic serving patient’s in the greater Akron area.
CUYAHOGA COUNTY FOSTERCARE METROHEALTH CLINIC, CLEVELAND OH MAY 2016-SEPTEMBER 2016
Outpatient setting completing intake physicals, 30-day comprehensive medical care, well-child assessments, and routine clinic visits for children in the Cuyahoga County Fostercare program.
GENERATION’S WOMEN’S CLINIC CANTON OH MARCH 2016- APRIL 2016
Women’s health clinic serving outpatients in the greater Canton area.
HIRAM COLLEGE STUDENT HEALTH CENTER HIRAM OH SEPTEMBER 2016- NOVEMBER 2016
Primary Care Clinic for the college aged population of the Hiram college campus.
WALGREEN’S TAKE CARE CLINIC BARBERTON OH OCTOBER 2016- NOVEMBER 2016
Primary Care clinic serving the Barberton Ohio area in a retail health setting