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Nurse Practitioner Registered

Location:
Morris, Illinois, United States
Posted:
October 17, 2018

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Curriculum Vitae

Katrina Berres, M.S.N., APRN, NP-C, B.A.

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Morris, IL 60450

Phone: 331-***-****

Email: ac7et6@r.postjobfree.com

PROFILE:

Talented and accomplished FNP with strong academic training and professional experience. Expertise in performing physical examination, acute minor care, wellness exams, women’s health, pediatrics, and treatment of chronic healthcare issues. Dedication to providing superior patient care. Excellent analysis and reporting skills.

EDUCATION:

Master of Science and Nursing, May 2018

Major: FNP

GPA 3.83/4.00

Bachelor of Science and Nursing, April 2016

Major: Nursing

South University, Savannah, GA

GPA 4.00 / 4.00

President’s List

Honors, Summa Cum Laude

Bachelor of Business Administration, June 2003

Major: Business with a Concentration in Management

Robert Morris College, Chicago, IL

Cumulative GPA 3.83 / 4.00

Honors, Magna Cum Laude

Associate in Applied Science, December 2001

Major: Nursing

Joliet Junior College, Joliet, IL

Cumulative GPA 3.05 / 4.00

Honors

LICENSURE & CERTIFICATIONS:

AANPCB Certification #F09180323

State of Illinois Department of Professional Regulation: Advanced Practice Nurse # 209.018231

State of Illinois Department of Professional Regulation: Registered Nurse #041-331833

Indiana Professional Licensing Agency: Registered Nurse #28218729A

BLS: March 31st 2017 – March 2019

SUMMARY OF SKILLS:

Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Windows 95, 98, 2000, XP, 8.1 Systems,

Power Point, Publisher, Outlook) Meditech, EPIC, Cerner, Allscripts, Salesforce, Ecare, InterRAI

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Marram Health Center, June 2017 – May 2018

Gary, Indiana

Resident Family Nurse Practitioner

Completed a residency of 780 clinical hours in Internal Medicine. Carried a patient load of 9-10 patients per day.

Performed preventative care including physical examinations, cervical cancer screens, occupational health exams, general wellness exams for males, females, and geriatric patients. Performed well child exams for pediatric patients including children ages 4 and up.

Treated healthcare issues such as pneumonia, bronchitis, asthma, allergies, minor physical injuries, hematomas, tendonitis, arthritis, carpal tunnel, STDs, cellulitis (with or without MRSA), wound abscesses, eczema, psoriasis, yeast infections, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, prediabetes, acute respiratory infections, influenza, strep throat, otitis media, ASCUS, vertigo, conjunctivitis, obesity, depression, Grave’s disease, hypothyroidism, HIV/AIDS, gastritis, GERD, anxiety, hepatitis, and dementia.

Performed treatment of muscle/ligament sprains/strains, low back pain, skin rashes, and more.

Prescribed medications, immunizations, imaging, and labs under the direct supervision and direction of preceptor.

Select Medical Corporation, July 2014 – June 2018

Clinical Nurse Liaison

Mentor, orient, and train new sales and marketing employees as requested to the role of a clinical liaison in the LTACH hospital setting.

High volume account management with referring hospitals in Northwest Indiana and Chicago land area

Utilization of sales and marketing skills to increase opportunities and build hospital census; assessment and admission of managed care, Medicare, and Medicaid population following Interqual and Milliman guidelines with utilization and strong knowledge of DRG/ICD-10 codes

Recruitment and relationship building/management of multiple physician disciplines including pulmonology, neurology, gastroenterology, infectious disease, nephrology, and internal medicine

In-Service coordination and presentation of services

Utilization of strong relationship building skills with families, discharge planning, case management, social work, medical staff, directors of utilization management, transplant surgeons and other physicians to ensure safe transfer of the patient and build referral volume within assigned accounts

Independent Living Systems, February 2014 – July 2014

Illinois Medicare – Medicaid Alignment Initiative for Humana

Client Field Care Coordinator

Evaluates members in their homes, nursing homes, and hospitals according to the guidelines outlined by the CMS and 5 waiver programs including Traumatic Brain Injury, HIV/AIDS, Disabilities, Elderly, and Supportive Living Facilities as appropriate under the umbrella of Care Management Organization

Makes referrals according to member’s needs and InterRAI plan of care guidelines

Continuing care coordination of members according to provisions specified by the appropriate waiver for that member

Insures and verifies member compliance with doctor visits and prescribed regimen to keep member within the community to reduce hospital readmissions and admission to long term care facilities

Organizes disease management, and mental health referrals as well as interdisciplinary team meetings where appropriate

BIOSCRIP, July 2013 - January 2014

Clinical Nurse Liaison

Provides service and sales support to targeted accounts coordinating services, evaluating business relationships and developing, presenting, managing and executing new business opportunities for key accounts

Accounts include, hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies, multiple pharmaceutical companies, and physician disciplines which include neurology, cardiology, gastroenterology, infectious disease, oncology, anesthesiology, and internal medicine

Acted as liaison between branch and internal and external customers, and assessment of patient needs to ensure safe transfer of the patient. Facilitates education to account staff and families

Initiated contact with hospital systems to partner with individual Accountable Care Organizations

Kindred Hospitals of Chicago, September 2005-July 2013

Clinical Nurse Liaison

Mentored, orientated, and trained new sales and marketing employees as requested to the role of a clinical liaison in the LTACH hospital setting. Assumed the role in the leadership capacity when appointed to fill that role by regional management as needed

High volume account management with referring hospitals in the Chicago land area and suburbs

Utilization of sales and marketing skills to increase opportunities to build hospital census; assessment and admission of managed care, Medicare, and Medicaid population following Interqual and Milliman guidelines with utilization and strong knowledge of DRG/ICD-9 codes

Recruitment and relationship building/management of multiple physician disciplines including pulmonology, neurology, gastroenterology, infectious disease, nephrology, and internal medicine

In-Service coordination and presentation of services

Utilization of strong relationship building skills with families, discharge planning, case management, social work, medical staff, directors of utilization management, transplant surgeons and other physicians to ensure safe transfer of the patient and build referral volume within assigned accounts

RML Specialty Hospital, March 2004-September 2005

Clinical Nurse Liaison

Strategic high volume account management with referring hospitals in a geographically large territory: areas covered; Rockford, Bloomington, Downers Grove, Chicago, Northern IL, NWI, Joliet, Kankakee, and Northeastern IL

Proven track record of success with referring hospitals and physicians including Chicago’s medical district

Marketing & relationship building with referring physicians. Disciplines included pulmonology, neurology, gastroenterology, infectious disease, nephrology, and internal medicine

In-service coordination and presentation of services

Insurance pre-certification

On-site evaluations and approval following Interqual and Milliman guidelines with utilization and strong knowledge of DRG/ICD-9 codes

Set up of patient transfer and admissions

Saint Patrick’s Residence, January 2003-March 2004

LPN/RN/In-House Registry Charge Nurse/Acting Unit Supervisor

Initiation and completion of monthly unit employee evaluations

Provided excellent customer service to dementia clients and families by responding immediately to requests, inquiries, and concerns

Performing incident report audits

Minimum data set computer charting

Care plan construction, scheduling and leading patient/client representative care conferences

Patient assessments and daily charting

Collaboration with the physician to optimize patient care

Patient admissions and discharge

PRN Health Services, August 2001-December 2003

RN/LPN Agency Health Care

Provided bedside nursing care for medically complex patients in the Medicare and medical surgical setting

Patient admissions and discharge, as well as providing assistance with the plan of care

MDS charting and lead interdisciplinary team meetings

Hamilton Court Clinic, February 01-August 01

LPN-Occupational Health

Conducted pre-employment physicals

Completion of the chain of custody for controlled substance testing purposes

Phlebotomy skills

Clerical skills for invoicing, payroll

Coordination of high volume appointments for occupational health purposes

Bartlett Nuclear Inc., January 1990-December 1999

ANSI 3.1, HAZMAT Qualified Senior Health Physics Technician-Nuclear Power

Provided safety/radiation protection support and contamination control for all plant personnel during nuclear plant shutdown

Supported NRC mandated shutdown facilities to improve radiological practices within the US DOE, and US DOD

Support complied with guidelines specified by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Department of Transportation, Department of Defense, and the Department of Energy

ORGANIZATIONS:

Sigma Theta Tau -International Honor Society of Nursing

Phi Kappa Chapter

Sigma Beta Delta - International Honor Society in Business, Management, and Administration, Robert Morris College Chapter; May 8, 2003

National Nurses United

Manchester’s Who’s Who among Executive and Professional Women – 2005/2006 “Honors Edition”

SEMINARS:

American Management Association

Selling to Major Accounts: A Strategic Approach

Fundamental Selling Techniques for the New or Prospective Sales Person

Strategies for Developing Effective Presentation Skills



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