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Nurse Practitioner Registered

Umatilla, FL
October 14, 2018

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Cheryl L. Bradford, MSN, ARNP-C

*** ***** ******* ****** ● Umatilla, Florida 32784 ● ● 954-***-****

Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

Family & Adult Medicine ● Clinical Research

Caring, compassionate professional with 20+ years’ experience in healthcare in primary care, pediatrics, gastroenterology, pulmonary and HIV practices, with expertise serving all age spans, including handicapped children, the elderly, homeless and indigent. Proficient in coordinating clinical research trials. Known for providing patient and family education, simplifying complex medical jargon customized to each individual situation. Frequently recognized for attention to detail and outstanding commitment. Dedicated to positive patient outcomes that improve lives, following protocols and omitting shortcuts. Core strengths:

Regulatory Affairs Research Coordination Communication Patient & Family Education

Acute Assessments Diagnostic Testing Physical Exams Developing Treatment Plans

Electronic Medical Records Durable Medical Equipment Case Management Problem Resolution

Minor Surgery Assistance Lifelong Learner Research Protocols Adverse Event Reports


Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida

Post Masters–Family Nurse Practitioner 2012

Master of Science (MSN)–Adult Nurse Practitioner, GPA 3.9 2011

Barry University, Miami Shores, Florida 2002

Bachelor of Science (BSN)–Nursing, cum laude

Licensure & Certification

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Certified Family Nurse Practitioner 2012–2022

American Heart Association

Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR/AED) for Healthcare Providers 2017-2019

Professional Experience

CENTRAL FLORIDA MEDICAL GROUP, Leesburg, Florida 2018–2018

ARNP, Internal Medicine

Provided excellent healthcare services to wide population of patients with cardiopulmonary disease, diabetes, depression, anxiety including women’s health. Collaborated with physician as appropriate and referred to specialty practice as necessary.


ARNP, Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine

Provided expert care to 15-18 pulmonary patients in the hospital and office settings. Managed patients with abnormalities on Chest CT’s, COPD patients, chronic allergies, lung cancer, bronchiectasis, and sleep disorders. Interpreted pulmonary function testing, ordered correct diagnostic testing, treatment and consulted with collaborating physician as appropriate.

Received frequent praise and notes of commendation for my attentiveness and compassion in my delivery of care.

Adult Medicine of Lake County, Mount Dora, Florida 2015–2016

ARNP, Internal Medicine

Provided expert healthcare services to diverse population of patients with cardiopulmonary disease, diabetes, orthopedic injuries, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, women’s health in a large Internal Medicine practice with a team of seven providers. Conducted history and physical exams, ordered and interpreted laboratory and radiographic findings, prescribed appropriate medications, consulted with collaborating physicians as appropriate, and referred to specialty practice as necessary. Proficient in eclinical works EMR program.

Received frequent recognition by patients of my compassionate attention to detail and care provided.

Cheryl L. Bradford, MSN, ARNP-C

Professional Experience continued Page Two

South Lake Medicine, P.A., Clermont, Florida 2014–2015

ARNP, Internal Medicine

Provided episodic and chronic disease management for up to 20 patients per day, treating a wide variety of conditions including HTN, DM, respiratory disease, orthopedic conditions, substance abuse, mental health concerns, and dermatological complaints. Conducted

history and physical exams, ordered and interpreted laboratory and radiographic findings, prescribed appropriate medications, consulted with collaborating physician as appropriate, and referred to specialty practice as needed.

Achieved recognition for patient care stating, “…she recently diagnosed an atypically presented DVT case and saved that patient’s life.”

Walgreens Health Clinic, Kissimmee, Florida 2013 – 2014

ARNP, Retail Health Services

Provide episodic and chronic care, screening and education for up to 22 patients per day. Supervise ad hoc healthcare tech, prescribe medications, perform school entry and sports physicals and conduct health screenings. Instruct patients, based on risk assessment and clinical findings. Manage records in Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and Florida Shots systems. Follow evidence-based guidelines.

Utilize Propio Language Service for translating healthcare information to patients visiting Orlando from all over the world.

Lauded on performance review for 100% Healthcare Effectiveness of Data & Information Set (HEDIS) compliance gold standard in healthcare measures for clinical performance, customer satisfaction and patient experience.

Achieved praise in monthly newsletter stating, “…through all your great work and the recent recognition from patients to your MVP about the great care and service you’re providing in the Orlando market!”

Alan R. Varraux, M.D., Orlando, Florida 2012–2013

ARNP, Pulmonology

Provided comprehensive care to 10–12 patients per day with COPD, lung anomalies, sleep apnea and asthma, traveling across three area locations. Ordered appropriate diagnostic testing and DME, interpreted data and formulated personalized treatment plans. Educated patients on medical interventions as well as lifestyle changes to improve health status. Input medical data into EMR.

Received daily praise from patients for attentiveness, caring and compassion, such as discovering unknown irregular heartbeat in patient by checking lungs, heart, eyes, ears and throat on every case. Prompt specialist referral led to life-saving drug therapy.

Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida 2012–2012

Teaching Assistant, College of Nursing Simulation Lab

Hired for short-term assignment to assist in developing simulation activities for groups of 5–6 undergraduate nursing students on 4-month rotation. Programmed specific health issues into manikin with breath/lung sounds and connected to a monitor. Participated in role plays including patient, hospital staff and families for experiential learning.

Performed end-of-semester skills check; vigorously upheld clinical standards, failing those requiring remediation when needed.

Broward Health Hospital District, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 2002-2010

Registered Nurse

Provided expert nursing care in a variety of settings including HIV research, Telemetry, Med-Surg, Respiratory Vent Unit, and Emergency Services.

Received monthly Shining Star patient reviews in recognition of nursing skills and quality of education.

Commended by supervisor for note from patient’s family that stated, “I hope you are fortunate enough to hire more new grads like Cheryl in PCU. She was not only very knowledgeable and professional in caring for a critically ill patient, but very compassionate and sensitive in her care of the elderly and their family.”

Received thank you from family members. “Cheryl was outstanding, kind, sensitive and caring…very pleased with her attention and nursing care.”

Professional Affiliations

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Member 2011–Present

Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society, Member 2002–Present

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