Kelly Collura MSN, FNP-C
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Licensed and certified family nurse practitioner specialized in primary health care. Educational and practical experience in health promotion, disease prevention, acute\chronic care management, and health education. University practicum included working in a family practice clinic providing health history assessment, reviewing diagnostic tests and working with a multidisciplinary team.
I am a veteran nurse with over 25 years in the emergency department assessing a wide variety of patients with diverse backgrounds. My assessment and care of patients include: obtaining a detailed medical history by using effective communication skills, performing physical examinations, immunizations, health assessments, diagnosis, review lab, health promotion and prevention, patient and family centered care, collaborate and communicate with a multidisciplinary health care team.
Masters of Science in Nursing Graduated June 2018
Chamberlain College of Nursing
Bachelor's Degree, Nursing 2015
American Sentinel University
Diploma, Registered Nursing 1986
Miami Valley School of Nursing
Seasonal 14 week Emergency Department Nurse 2017-2018
Holmes Regional Medical Center Melbourne, FL
Assess, evaluate assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care. Assists physicians during examinations and procedures. Perform various patient tests and administers medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse. Promotes patient independence by establishing patient care goals and teaching patients, families to understand conditions, medications, and self-care skills. Sensitive to patients, family and/or caregiver and respect their individual needs, culture, age and expectations.
Nurse Manager, Emergency Services 2016-2017
Parrish Medical Center Titusville, FL
Responsibilities included ensuring excellent, quality care that is delivered safely, efficiently in the emergency department. Developed and implement policies/procedures to meet and exceed standards of care. Maintained designated budgetary parameters. Collaborated with emergency department staff, ancillary departments, and nursing directors to maximize unit/service line potential, quality care and patient expectations.
Manager/Director, Emergency Services 2013-2016
Doctors Community Hospital Lanham, Maryland
●As the director of the ED
oProvided effective communication and time management skills as the director of the ED with over 140 employees such as providing adequate staffing, scheduling and staff education.
oDirect, manage and evaluation of the services of Emergency Department to meet continuous quality care, standards, patient satisfaction goals, and budgetary requirements.
oLeadership was provided to develop and implement strategic initiatives for the department which included programmatic components of operations, facilities, capital, operating budgets and staffing.
oDeveloped and implemented “Code Surge” which decompresses the ED during times of increased census, acuity or increased ED boarding. Worked collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team to create a house-wide response to ED overcrowding in an effort to minimize ambulance diversion.
●As the manager of the ED
oEnsured that excellent, quality care is delivered safely, efficiently in the emergency department. In addition, develop and implement policies and procedures which meet or exceed standards of care.
oDecreased Door to Provider time by 50%.
oDecreased LWBS 4.5% to 1.5%.
oStreamlined nursing workflow by organizing supplies and equipment to reduce steps and decrease waste.
oServed on various committees including Performance Improvement, Value Analysis, Throughput, Emergency Preparedness, EMS Outreach, Nurse Practice, and Stroke Collaborative.
oCollaborated with the emergency department leadership team to problem-solve and make decisions to improve patient care such as team building and interfaces with ancillary departments.
oInterviewed and hired new staff. Supervised staff with the ability to counsel and proceed with disciplinary process.
RN, ED Staff Nurse & Shift Coordinator 2008-2015
Children's National Medical Center Washington D.C.
RN, ED Clinical Coordinator 2008-2012
Doctors Community Hospital Lanham, Maryland
RN, ED Staff Nurse/Charge Nurse 2000-2008
Washington Hospital Center Washington, D.C.
RN, Clinical Coordinator Emergency Department 1996-2000
Antelope Valley Hospital Lancaster, California
RN, ICU Staff Nurse 1993-1995
Wuesthoff Hospital Rockledge, Florida
RN, Occupational Health Nurse 1991-1993
Kennedy Space Center Merritt Island, Florida
RN, ED Charge Nurse 1990-1996
Parrish Medical Center Titusville, Florida
RN, ED Staff Nurse 1990-1991
Holmes Regional Medical Center Melbourne, Florida
RN, ED Staff Nurse 1987-1990
Rapides General Hospital Alexandria, Louisiana
RN, Staff Nurse/Relief Charge Nurse - Medical, Surgical, & Oncology 1986-1987
Providence Hospital Cincinnati, Ohio
LICENSURE & CERTIFICATIONS:
Board Certified by AANP: F07181330
Registered Nurse Practitioner in the State of Florida: ARNP 9404112
Compact Licensed RN in the State of Florida: RN 9404112
Certified Emergency Nurse- current
Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course- current
Trauma Nurse Core Course- current
Advanced Cardiac Life Saving (ACLS)- current
Pediatric Life Savings (PALS)- current
Basic Life Support (BLS)- current
AWARDS & HONORS
Doctors Community Hospital, Employee of the Month 2009
Emergency Nurses Association, member 2012
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, member 2018
American College of Nurse Practitioners, member 2018
Florida Nurse Practitioners, member 2018