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Nurse Practitioner Registered

Location:
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Posted:
October 29, 2018

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Alec Vinsant, MSN, ARNP, FNP-C

Nashville, TN

615-***-**** ò ac7jjb@r.postjobfree.com

Registered Nurse ò Patient Care Advocate ò Nurse Practitioner

Hospital Expertise ò Surgical Care ò Cardiovascular Care

A dedicated, empathetic nurse highly regarded for delivering prompt and efficient medical care through exceptional nursing services. Effectively utilizes excellent bedside manner and communication skills to ensure that patients and their families receive attention and guidance during highly stressful situations. Stellar academic background, including a Master of Science in Nursing from Vanderbilt University and certifications in EKG, EMT, and BLS. Quick-thinker, with the proven ability to anticipate surgical needs, and to collaborate with nurse management and physicians to foster a friendly and caring environment.

Selected Highlights

Effectively delivered acute care and chronic management for both pediatric and adult populations.

Practiced effective patient care by preparing patients for surgery and communicating with patients and their families, responding to any questions or concerns that may have arisen.

Proficient in executing medical procedures for patients, such as placing Foley catheters and IVs, dressing wounds using sterile techniques, administering drugs and blood products, performing tube feedings, and IV infusions.

Administered care for patients with dysrhythmias, heart attacks, pre and post open-heart surgery, cardiac catheterization, pneumothorax, pneumonia, COPD exacerbation and hemodynamic instability.

Followed clinician-approved instructional guide for patients on post operational care following surgeries.

Core Competencies

Nurse Leadership

Patient Assessments

Care Plan Administration

Patient Communication

Inservices

IV Therapy

Patient/Family Education

Hospital Operations

Hemodynamic Monitoring

Wound Care

Cardiovascular Care

Staff Training

Surgical Care

Bedside Manner

Burn Care

Education

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN: 2018

Master of Science in Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner (GPA: 4.0)

Awards/Honors: Summa Cum Laude Graduate

Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY: 2014

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (GPA: 3.54)

Awards/Honors: Cum Laude Graduate

Licensure/Certification

Family Nurse Practitioner Board Certified-American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), active (September 2018-present)

ARNP Washington License, active (October 2018-August 2021)

APRN Texas License, Pending

RN Washington License, active (October 2018-August 2022)

RN Tennessee Compact State License, active (August 2018-August 2020)

BLS Certified, active (March 2018 – March 2020)

Academic/Clinical Experience (unpaid)

Vanderbilt Health Gaylord Opryland Clinic-Nashville, TN (2018, 271 clinical hours to present; Vanderbilt Family Nurse Practitioner Student)

oPracticed and managed care to patients with extended independence.

oCared for patients of various ethnic backgrounds.

oEvaluated and treated higher acuity patients.

oGained experience in skills such as I&Ds, cerumen removal, cyst removal, suturing, suture removal, EKG placement and reading, and breathing treatments.

Dr. Benjamin E. Shoemaker M.D., Family Practice- Ashland City, TN (2018, 362 clinical hours; Vanderbilt Family Nurse Practitioner Student)

oEffectively delivered acute care and chronic management for both pediatric and adult populations.

oExecuted blood draws, injections, 12 lead EKGs, flu screens, strep screens, breathing treatments, insurance physicals, sports physicals, DOT physicals.

oAided in suturing; cerumen removal; and the surgical removal of ingrown toenails, cysts, skin tags, and ocular foreign bodies.

Nursing Student Practicum, 120hrs, Burn Unit ICU, 2014 – Vanderbilt Medical University, Nashville, TN

Nursing Student Externship, 180hrs, Surgery Department, 2013 – The Medical Center in Bowling Green, Bowling Green, KY

Nursing Student Observation, 40hrs, MICU, 2013 – University of Louisville Hospital, Louisville, KY

Professional Experience

Saint Thomas West ò Nashville, TN ò 2016 – 2017

Staff RN – Operating Room Circulator

Practiced effective patient care by preparing patients for surgery and communicating with patients and their families, while also responding to any questions or concerns that may have arisen.

Participated in numerous procedures and maintained surgical counts, sterile fields, and patient safety.

Assisted anesthesiologist with intubation, anesthesia induction, and drug retrieval as necessary.

Monitored patients during wake up and transfer to the PACU.

TriStar Centennial Medical Center ò Nashville, TN ò 2015 – 2016

Staff RN – Post-Surgical Cardiovascular Unit

Administered care for patients with dysrhythmias, heart attacks, pre and post open-heart surgery, cardiac catheterization, pneumothorax, pneumonia, COPD exacerbation, and hemodynamic instability.

Handled high-risk cardiac drips and antidysrhythmic drugs, performed blood transfusions, and interpreted cardiac rhythms.

Regulated, monitored, maintained, and removed chest tubes, heart pacing wires, mediastinal and JP tubes, urinary catheters, IVs, sutures, and dressings.

Followed clinician-approved instructional guide for patients on post operational care following surgeries.

Aided patients with bathing, dressing, hygiene, and grooming in accordance with established care plan.

The Medical Center ò Bowling Green, KY ò 2014 – 2015

Staff RN – Operating Room Circulator

Bolstered patient care and safety by maintaining accurate surgical counts and sterile fields during surgical procedures.

Anticipated and responded to surgeon and anesthesiologist needs.

Garnered expertise with placing catheters and IVs, administering drugs, and dressing wounds.

Delivered post-op care for patients during wake up and transfer to PACU.

Alleviated patient anxiety by thoroughly educating them on their health status and impending surgical procedures.

Additional Credentials

Technical Skills

Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) / Windows / Snag-it / Picis / MEDITECH

Professional Development

Basic EKG Certified, September 2015

EMT Course, Western Kentucky University, December 2011

Volunteer Experience

Nursing Informatics Committee, Nashville, TN, 2016

Mennonite Community of Allen County, Scottsville, KY, April 2014

Barren River District Health Department, Bowling Green, KY, March 2014

Fairview Community Health Center Prenatal Clinic, Bowling Green, KY, March 2014

Vinex Geological Consulting, Bowling Green, KY, 2010 – 2011

Upper Green River Watershed Watch, Bowling Green, KY, 2004 – 2007

Interests

Volunteering, Guitar, Kung-fu (Black Belt), Soccer Referee, Basketball Coach, Environmental Conservation

Detailed Professional References Available upon Request

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