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Nurse Practitioner Registered

Location:
Midlothian, Virginia, United States
Posted:
November 16, 2018

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Gernita L. Lee ACNP

Objective

To secure a position as an Acute Care Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner.

Experience

2017 – Present

Visiting Physicians Association

Henrico, VA

Nurse Practitioner

Patient Care and Management

oResponsible for providing daily home health care for nine patients, with a case load of 200+ patients. Patients included a diverse population throughout Central Virginia.

oPerformed minor surgeries as necessary, limited to I&D, removal of foreign body, suture removal, minor lacerations, minor aspiration

oCommunicated with patients, caregivers, agency nurses, other providers and vendors as necessary to assure proper diagnosis and treatment

oResponsible for providing on call coverage for all VPA Virginia patients when scheduled

oDocumented precise and accurate patient records with detailed accounting of daily progress notes, pre-operative notes and history, physical documentation, per NCQA standards

oResponded to all patient emergencies to ensure patient care and safety according to best practices and VPA guidelines.

oAttended required meetings and in-services and participates in committees, as requested

oParticipated in professional development activities and maintains professional licenses and affiliations

oAdvocated passionately for assigned patients.

oOversaw performance of assigned Medical Assistant

Diagnosis and Treatment

oEnsured proper patient treatment through differential diagnosing.

oIssued prescriptions for patients based on disease processes and pain levels.

2016 – 2017

Comprehensive Pain Specialists

Petersburg, VA

Nurse Practitioner

Patient Care and Management

oProvided detailed documentation of patient records to ensure proper billing for services rendered

oResponsible for singly providing inpatient coverage with a population that ranged from a minimum of 7 to a maximum of 25 clients on a daily basis. Also provided outpatient clinic coverage when applicable

oPerformed detailed, comprehensive medical examinations for patients suffering from chronic pain

oDocumented precise and accurate patient records with detailed accounting of daily progress notes, pre-operative notes and history and physical documentation

oProvided consents for surgery.

oResponded to all patient emergencies and provided critical reviews and debriefs post incident.

oAdvocated passionately for assigned patients.

Diagnosis and Treatment

oEnsured proper patient treatment through differential diagnosing.

oIssued prescriptions for outpatients based on disease processes and pain levels.

2015 – 2016

VCU Health Systems Physicians

Richmond, VA

Vascular Surgery Nurse Practitioner

Patient Care and Management

oProvided detailed documentation of patient records to ensure proper billing for services rendered

oResponsible for singly providing inpatient coverage with a population that ranged from a minimum of 7 to a maximum of 17 clients on a daily basis. Also provided outpatient clinic coverage when applicable

oPerformed detailed, comprehensive medical examinations for critically ill patients ranging the spectrum of intensive care status, step-down status and general floor status patients pre-operative, intra-operative and post-operative

oDocumented precise and accurate patient records with detailed accounting of daily progress notes, pre-operative notes and history and physical documentation

oConducted patient rounds with Vascular Surgery Team to acquire up to date statuses and care implementation.

oProvided vascular consultations for to other hospital departments to include: Emergency Medicine, Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Acute Care, Interventional Radiology, and Trauma Surgery.

oProvided consents for surgery.

oResponded to all patient emergencies and provided critical reviews and debriefs post incident.

oAdvocated passionately for assigned patients.

Diagnosis and Treatment

oEnsured proper patient treatment through differential diagnosing.

oProvided bedside wound care for patients post op to reduce the likelihood of infection.

oIssued prescriptions for inpatients and outpatients based on disease processes and pain levels.

Training

oAttended and presented during weekly staff Grand Rounds to obtain most up to date practices within the field.

oAssisted in training residents who rotated through the unit bi-weekly.

oAttended various workshops, seminars, and lectures to maintain required CEUs to maintain licensure.

2013 – 2015

VCU Health Systems

Richmond, VA

Cardiothoracic Surgery Registered Nurse

Provided care to population of heart failure patients and patients recovering from heart and thoracic surgeries.

Managed cardiac drips, chest tubes, ventricular assistive devices and total artificial heart patients.

Provided education to patients for chronic disease management including medical regimen and medication usage.

Collaborated with the interdisciplinary team for transplant list reviews, discharge coordination and patient progress in the plan of care.

Demonstrated critical thinking and care planning skills, provide care according to the regulations and governing practice of the Commonwealth of Virginia, code of ethics of the ANA and the VCUHS policies and procedures.

2011 – 2013

Bon Secours Health Systems St. Francis

Midlothian, VA

Progressive Care Unit Shift Resource Coordinator/Registered Nurse

Promoted from critical care floor nurse to Shift Resource Coordinator on the progressive care unit at Saint Francis Medical Center.

Provided care to an adult population, assist the medical team with the prevention and treatment of illness and injury, maintain wellness and provide comfort.

Documented and implemented of physician/interdisciplinary provider orders, plan patient care to practice guidelines with specific outcomes and sound clinical judgment by using appropriate resources.

Additional role responsibilities included charge/resource nurse including to delegate and supervise other levels of nursing including RN’s, LPN’s, Care Partners, and unit secretaries, prioritize patient needs and medication administration while identifying incompatibilities and/or interactions.

Reviewed quality, compliance and competencies of staff.

Acknowledged patient concerns, problem solving and conflict resolution skills.

Monitored critically ill patients’ response to advanced care practices including managing cardiovascular drips, bipap ventilators etc.

Demonstrated critical thinking and care planning skills, provide care according to the regulations and governing practice of the Commonwealth of Virginia, code of ethics of the ANA and the BSHSI policies and procedures.

2011 – 2013

J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College

Richmond, VA

Adjunct Faculty Member

Directed and expanded nursing student’s clinical experience and knowledge in a controlled and secure environment.

Followed the provided syllabus to achieve all expected objectives.

Evaluated students’ progress and success in providing safe and efficient care.

Functioned as a resource and educated students relying heavily on evidence based practice and years of experience.

2007 – 2011

VCU Health Systems

Richmond, VA

Acute Care Registered Nurse

Transferred to the Gumenick Suites from Acute Care Medicine on 11/28/10 as a registered nurse on a surgical service.

Provided care to an adult population, assist the medical team with the prevention and treatment of illness and injury, maintain wellness and provide comfort.

Documented and implemented of physician/ interdisciplinary provider orders, plan patient care to practice guidelines with specific outcomes and sound clinical judgment by using appropriate resources.

Delegated and supervise other levels of nursing including RN’s, LPN’s, Care Partners, and unit secretaries, prioritize patient needs and medication administration while identifying incompatibilities and/or interactions.

Demonstrated critical thinking and care planning skills, provide care according to the regulations and governing practice of the Commonwealth of Virginia, code of ethics of the ANA and the VCUHS policies and procedures.

2007 – 2007

VCU Health Systems

Richmond, VA

Acute Care Oncology Care Partner

Duties as a PCA on the Acute Care Oncology unit include but are not limited to: bedside care of patients, baths, one on ones, patient grooming, assisting with patient meals, drawing blood samples for lab work, monitoring glucose levels with Accu Check devices, entering patient orders, performed 12 lead EKG’s, started IV’s, performed monitor tech duties i.e. analyzed monitor strips for different cardiac arrhythmias, recorded patient vitals in hourly intervals as well as I’s and O’s, removed follies and catheters, stocked inventory as needed, responded to patient codes, answered call bell system, and assisted Nurses and doctors with other patient care needs.

2004 – 2007

Richmond Community Hospital

Richmond, VA

Medical Surgery Patient Care Associate

Initially hired as a Dietary Aide and later transferred to the Medical Surgery Department as a PCA once CNA certification was attained.

Duties as a PCA include but are not limited to: bedside care of patients, baths, one on ones, patient grooming, assisting with patient meals, drawing blood samples for lab work, monitoring glucose levels with Accu Check devices, entering patient orders, performed 12 lead EKG’s, started IV’s, performed monitor tech duties i.e. analyzed monitor strips for different cardiac arrhythmias, recorded patient vitals in hourly intervals as well as I’s and O’s, removed follies and catheters, stocked inventory as needed, responded to patient codes, answered call bell system, and assisted Nurses and doctors with other patient care needs.

Also worked on Telemetry and ICU units.

Education

2013 – 2015

Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA

Master’s Degree in Nursing, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner clinical preceptorship;

Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital Cardiac Surgery Specialists, 01/2015 – 05/2015.

oSusan Fisher ACNP (preceptor), provided care to adult and gerontology population and managed acute and chronic cardiac surgical conditions in the clinic setting and inpatient cardiac ICU.

Virginia Commonwealth University Cardiothoracic Surgery Division, 08/2014 to 12/2014.

oLenore Roach PNP (preceptor), provided care to adult and gerontology population and managed acute and chronic cardiac and thoracic surgical conditions.

Virginia Commonwealth University Pauley Heart Center, 05/2014 to 08/2014

oKimberly Haberlin FNP (preceptor), provided care to adult and gerontology cardiac population and managed common acute and chronic cardiac conditions.

2009 – 2011

Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA

Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing

Obtained while employed full-time

2005 – 2007

J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College

Richmond, VA

Associate’s Degree in Nursing

oObtained while employed full-time

2004 – 2004

J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College

Richmond, VA

Certified Nurse Assistant Certification

oObtained while employed full-time

Organizations & Committees

2015 – Present

American Association of Critical Care Nurses

Richmond, VA

Member

2015 – Present

Sigma Theta Tau

Richmond, VA

Member

2012 – 2013

Bon Secours St. Francis Progressive Quality and Leadership Practice Council

Midlothian, VA

Co-Chair

Represented the Progressive Care Unit

Implemented evidence based practice programs and initiates to ensure proper training for nurses and other medical staff.

2011 – 2013

Bon Secours St. Francis Progressive Care Practice Council

Midlothian, VA

Member

Represented the Progressive Care Unit

Implemented evidence based practice programs and initiates to ensure proper training for nurses and other medical staff.

2009 – 2012

Academy of Medical Surgical Nurses

Richmond, VA

Member

2009 – 2011

VCU Health Systems Medical Professional Practice Counsel

Richmond, VA

Co-Chair

Represented the Acute Care Medicine Department.

Implemented evidence based practice programs and initiates to ensure proper training for nurses and other medical staff.

Recommended various products to test for high quality patient care and advocacy.

Utilized the counsel’s by-laws to address hospital unit concerns.

Honors & Awards

Agnes D. Randolph and Nora Spencer Hammer Memorial Fund Scholarship 2015

Lettie Pate Whitehead Merit Scholarship,, Virginia Commonwealth University 2015

Daisy Award Nominations, VCU Health Systems 2015

Agnes D. Randolph and Nora Spencer Hammer Memorial Fund Scholarship 2014

Lettie Pate Whitehead Merit Scholarship, Virginia Commonwealth University 2014

Commonwealth Nursing Award Scholarship, Virginia Commonwealth University 2014

Commonwealth Nursing Award Scholarship, Virginia Commonwealth University 2013

Daisy Award Nominations, VCU Health Systems 2013

Daisy Award Nominations, VCU Health Systems 2011

Dean’s List RN-BSN Program, Virginia Commonwealth University 2010

Bon Secours Nursing Scholarship, Bon Secours Richmond Community Hospital 2006

Licensure, Certifications, and Competencies

Professional Abilities

2015 – Present - Acute Care Nurse Practitioner- Adult Gerontology Certification License #000*********, American Association of Critical Care Nurses

2015 - Present - Acute Care Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner License #002*******, Virginia State Board of Nursing

2015 – Present - Authorization to Prescribe License #001*******, Virginia State Board of Nursing

2007 – Present - Registered Nurse License #000*******, Virginia State Board of Nursing

2012 – Present - Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Provider

2009 – Present - Certification as Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Board

2004 – Present - Basic Life Support Provider, American Heart Association

Proficient in all Microsoft Officer products

55 wpm

Personal Abilities

Strong leadership style, skills, development, and knowledge.

Can effectively work and manage personnel in a high stress and constantly changing environment.

Excellent assessment, problem solving and critical thinking skills.

Goal and result driven.

Constantly establishes, evaluates, and reach both professional and personal goals

Maintains the ability to work within in team by establishing strong partnerships with subordinates, peers, interdisciplinary teams, and superiors with superb customer service.

Works independently with minimum supervision

Publication

VCU School of Nursing. (2013). The Power of Courage and Compassion. Retrieved from Our Stories: http://nursing.vcu.edu/our-stories/stories/the-power-of-courage-and-compassion.html



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