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Nurse Practitioner Medical

Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
January 15, 2019

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Vanessa S. Koempel

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Burnsville, MN 55337



**** ****** ** ******* - ****** Nurse Practitioner

Minnesota State University Mankato, Mankato, MN

Thesis: Cultural Competence of Certified Nurse Practitioners

Quantitative Research Study

Available at Minnesota State University Mankato Library, Mankato, MN

1998 Bachelor of Science - Nursing and Public Health RN

Minnesota State University Metropolitan, St. Paul, MN

1995 Associate of Science - Nursing, RN

Normandale Community College, Bloomington, MN

Licensure and Certifications

Family Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center

Family Nurse Practitioner, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Registered & Public Health Nurse - Minnesota

DEA Certification and BLS Certification


American Academy of Nurse Practitioners - Current

Minnesota Nurses Association - Current

American Nurses Association - Current

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing 2003 - 2015

Association of Rehabilitation Nurses 2004 - 2015

Professional Experiences

4/1/2017 – Present Entira Family Health Express Cares

2/2016 – 5/30/2017 North Memorial Express/Urgent Care Centers

11/15/2014 – Premise Corporate Health - Acute & Primary Care Services

10/2015 US Bank and Ameriprise Clinics

11/1/2014 - All Medical – Per Diem

02/2016 Marathon Corporate Health Clinics & Target Clinics

7/2004 – 7/2014 MinuteClinic Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN

Family Nurse Practitioner – Full Time

Award of Excellence Quality 2011

2000 - 2018 Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, MN

Acute Rehabilitation and Medical Surgical.

RN Staff and Charge Nurse Recognition Award 2013

1999 - 2003 Health East Bethesda Care Center, St. Paul, MN

RN Staff and Charge Nurse

1998 - 1999 Lynnhurst Health Care Center, St. Paul, MN

RN Staff and Charge Nurse

Brief Summary of Qualifications

MinuteClinic: Family Nurse Practitioner: Multiple health exams including sports, camp, college, administrative, Department of Transportation (DOT), health screenings, and vaccines. Weight loss management and smoking cessation services. Diagnose, prescribe appropriate treatment & education for acute illness such as acute otitis media, streptococcus pharyngitis, mononucleosis, influenza, sinusitis, bronchitis, upper respiratory infections, urinary tract infections, conjunctivitis, acne, dermatitis, shingles, wounds infections & cares, etc. Perform procedures such as suture and staple removal, wart removal, cerumen removal, and injection training. Referrals to primary care physician and emergency as require.

Corporate Clinics: Best Buy, Carlson Company, St. Paul Government Center Campus, Medtronic, Boston Scientific, Appogee Inc.

Work collaboratively with nurse practitioners/physician assistants, and physicians. Preceptor for CNPs and PAs, Leadership and management skills in opening new clinics, training and educating nurse practitioners, and staff. Preparation for audits with The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JACHO) and the Minnesota Department of Health. Responsible for clinical management, clinical maintenance, and inventory control. Knowledge of electronic medical charting and records: Epic, eCWs, NextGen. Medical insurance verification and appropriate coding for services.

RN Staff//Charge/Preceptor: Acute Rehabilitation and Medical Surgical Units involving assessments & cares of patients with spinal cord and brain injuries, post-surgical, wound care, ostomy cares, orthopedic, COPD Asthma, Cardiac Cares, CVA, oncology, diabetic cares, psychiatry, subacute cares, Alzheimer’s DI, geriatric cares, hospice cares, admissions & discharges, preceptor for RNs, LPNs, and nurse assistants.

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