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Nurse Practitioner Registered

Location:
Nottingham, Maryland, 21236, United States
Posted:
November 14, 2018

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Chimatara Chikwere, RN, MSN, FNP-C

Clinical Unit Coordinator Progressive Care/ Telemetry/ Neuro Unit Greater Baltimore Medical Center

ac7o72@r.postjobfree.com 443-***-****

EDUCATION

Masters of Science in Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner Program at Concordia University

Graduated May 2017

GPA: 3.43

Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Notre Dame Of Maryland University

Honors Program

Graduated May 2010

GPA: 3.50

Associates of Science in Nursing at Community College of Baltimore County

Graduated May 2001

GPA: 3.00

WORK EXPERIENCE

Registered Nurse/Clinical Unit Coordinator/Charge Nurse

Greater Baltimore Medical Center (Towson, Maryland)

Telemetry Unit (Progressive Care Unit)

January 2002 – present

Duties include:

●Skill in allocating nursing and support resources to provide smooth and efficient, high quality care to patients assigned to the unit.

●Able to delegate assignments and provide direction to nursing personnel.

●Demonstrate skill in managing patient service issues and service recovery.

●Strong analytical skills in identifying and developing solutions to administrative, operational, and patient care problems.

●Advanced skill in organizing assignments and activities of others for overall benefit and smooth operation of the shift and unit.

●Attend administrative and staff meetings to facilitate new changes and operations on the unit.

●Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

●Effective planning and organization skills to effectively manage multiple priorities simultaneously.

●Precept new and experienced nurses to the unit and orient to nursing responsibilities.

Registered Nurse/Supplemental Nurse

University of Maryland Medical Center (Baltimore, Maryland)

Trauma, IMC, Telemetry Unit

March 2009 – 2017

Duties include:

●Direct patient care with current evidence-based nursing procedures and practices from admission to discharge.

●Development of patient care plans based on individualized patient’s needs.

●Implement effective nursing care and evaluating outcomes of nursing interventions.

●Medication administration and performing prescribed treatments ordered for patients.

●Maintain effective contacts with various hospital personnel (social work, respiratory therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, hospice, MDs, care managers).

●Implement appropriate documentation records

●ECG interpretation and heart arrhythmia recognition and intervention

●Float to other units to work as extra RN if needed

Certified Nursing Assistant

Home Health Care Agency (Baltimore, Maryland)

1996 – 2001

Duties include:

●Assisted clients with activities of daily living in the comfort of their homes, work to update patient’s care plan and progress, worked with clients at Gilchrest Hospice Center to provide end of life care.

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND UNIT ACTIVITIES

Unit Based Council Committee at Greater Baltimore Medical Center

Update and educate fellow registered nurses on evidence based changes to practice and interventions. Education includes working on improving patient care outcomes and patient satisfaction scores based on patient returned surveys (HCAPS score and Press Ganey Surveys).

Skin Wound Assessment Team (SWAT) at GBMC

Attend monthly meetings and actively involved in teaching proper skin care on my base unit. Report and monitor various skin issues for survey purpose. Monitor pressure ulcers and report incidence throughout the hospital.

American Association of Nurse Practitioners (Member)

American Nurses Association (Member)

Nurse Practitioner Association of Maryland (Member)

FNP Clinical Rotation Experience

January 2015- May 2015

Ngozi Osuagwu CRNP 200 Hours

Goodtime Pediatrics (Pediatrics)

5805 Moravia Rd

Baltimore, MD 21206

410-***-****

**Saw an average of 20 pediatric patients a day, ranging from newborn to 21 years

**Diagnosis included: asthma, fever, cough, abdominal issues (pain/nausea/vomiting/diarrhea/constipation), upper respiratory infections, pharyngitis/strep throat, headaches, ear pain (otitis media/externa, foreign body), minor orthopedic injuries, skin infections/disorders, superficial injuries, chronic disease/management learning disorders, seizures, ADHD/ADD.

Duties included:

●Diagnosis and treatment of common childhood illnesses from birth to 21 years of age

●Routine development screenings

●Health maintenance care including well-child exams and childhood immunizations

●Management of children with acute, chronic and critical illnesses

●Teaching and counseling of children and their families on health-related issues

●Conducting advanced physical assessments and referrals to specialty physicians as needed

●Interpreting labs and diagnostic test results, informing patient and patient families

January 2015- December 2015

Uberoi Anil MD 200 hours

Falls Lane Medical Center (Family/Internal medicine)

4419 Falls Rd Suite A

Baltimore, MD 21211

410-***-****

**Saw an average of 20 to 30 adult patients per day.

** Diagnosis included: chronic disease management (diabetes, hypertension, arrhythmias, renal disease, IBS, GERD, Crohn’s, anemia, thyroid, stroke/TIAs, CHF, PE/DVTs), weakness, headache, respiratory infections, psych disorders (anxiety/depression), pain management (joint/back pain), ever, UTIs, skin infections, abdominal pain, rectal pain, etc.

Duties included:

●Obtain comprehensive history, perform a comprehensive and focused assessment from 20 years of age and upwards

●Perform pre-op assessment and approval or declination of planned surgery

●Sutured minor cuts and lacerations

●Diagnosed chronic diseases and prescribed appropriate medications as needed

●Management of chronic diseases, such as diabetes, hypertension, renal disease

●Collaborative management and referral to other specialty providers as appropriate.

●Order laboratory specimens appropriate for diagnosis, treatment and appropriate intervention to follow

●Wart removal with cryotherapy

●Perform health assessment, including a thorough history and physical examination

●Ordering or performing certain diagnostic tests, evaluation of the psychosocial and family aspects of the situation sufficient to make a general health assessment.

●Works as a member of the healthcare team and assists in education of patients and the target community in preventative health care and health maintenance concepts.

August 2016- December 2016

Toyin Opesanmi MD 200 hours

Gennesaret Medical Center (Family/Internal medicine)

1100 W. Pratt St.

Baltimore, MD 21223

410-***-****

**Saw an average of 20 to 30 patients per day, age ranges from 2 to 95 years

** Diagnosis included: upper respiratory infections, asthma, COPD, skin rashes, chest pain ( cardiac and non cardiac related), chronic disease management (diabetes, hypertension, arrhythmias, renal disease, IBS, GERD, Crohn’s, anemia, thyroid, stroke/TIAs, CHF, PE/DVTs), weakness, headache, respiratory infections, psych disorders (anxiety/depression), pain management (joint/back pain), ever, UTIs, skin infections, abdominal pain, etc.

Duties included:

●Obtain comprehensive history, perform a comprehensive and focused assessment from 2 years of age and upwards

●Assisted Physician in performing pap smears

●Sutured minor cuts and lacerations

●Diagnosed chronic diseases and prescribed appropriate medications as needed

●Management of chronic diseases, such as diabetes, hypertension, renal disease

●Collaborative management and referral to other specialty providers as appropriate.

●Order laboratory specimens appropriate for diagnosis, treatment and appropriate intervention to follow

●Perform peak flow to asthmatic and COPD patients and educated them on how to use incentive spirometer at home.

●Administered flu and pneumonia vaccinations.

●Perform health assessment, including a thorough history and physical examination

●Ordering or performing certain diagnostic tests, evaluation of the psychosocial and family aspects of the situation sufficient to make a general health assessment.

●Works as a member of the healthcare team and assists in education of patients and the target community in preventative health care and health maintenance concepts.

HONORS AND AWARDS

●Received five years honor award from University Of Maryland in 2017

●Received fifteen years service award from Greater Baltimore Medical Center in 2017

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

Nonprofit Organization (Umuahia Family Meeting)

Treasurer

●Raise funds to help school of the blind and motherless baby hospital located in East Nigeria, Africa.

Nonprofit Organization (Professional Igbo Ladies)

Member

●Provide gifts and donations which include, clothing, non-perishable foods/ items etc to low income people in underserved area in Baltimore City and also to Our Daily bread Center in Baltimore every year.

Helping Hands for Relief and Development

Volunteer

July 2016 - Present

●Contribute to global humanitarian relief and development by sorting and packing donations at the local HHRD warehouse for various countries where the massive population living below the poverty line or where emergency and disastrous situations have occurred.

Our Daily Bread Catholic Charity in Baltimore

Volunteer

●Served hot meals to the homeless and assisted in cleaning the surrounding area.

CERTIFICATIONS

NURSE LICENSURE

Maryland Board of Nursing

License # R155156

Expires: 10/2019

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)

Expiration: 5/2020

Healthcare provider CPR certified

Expiration: 5/2020

Cardiac Monitoring (Telemetry) Certified



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