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Registered Nurse Practitioner

Cohoes, NY
November 20, 2018

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Amanda Bylsma



****- ******* *** **** ******** Albany, NY

M.S, FNP Program in progress

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

****-*014 Albany Memorial School of Nursing Albany, NY B.A., Nursing

2005-2009 State University of New York College at Oneonta Oneonta, NY B.S., Biology


Registered Nurse

Medical Intensive Care Unit, Albany Medical Center: Albany, NY July 2017-present

Providing acute-care to complex patients with multiple comorbidities that can include surgical and cardiac complications among others. Management of dialysis patients, titration of multiple drugs for many organ-systems, working with pulmonary critical care medicine (PCCM) team, and assisting the nursing team with complex patients.

Medical Surgical Unit, Samaritan Hospital: Troy, NY May 2014-July 2017

Provided quality nursing care, performed assessments, and treated medically up to up to 7 medical/surgical patients per shift on a 40-bed unit. Precepted multiple nurses, nursing students, and patient care associates new to the unit and/or career. Served as patient advocate, liaison, and educator to address priority needs, plans of care, issues, new medications and conditions. Supervised up to 8 RNs and 4 PCAs, addressed patient and staff concerns, and organized scheduling as shift charge nurse on the floor.

Clinical Laboratory Technologist

St. Mary’s Hospital, Troy, NY August 2010-September 2014

Wynantskill Family Medicine, Wynantskill, NY August 2010-August 2015 A.O. Fox Hospital, Oneonta, NY June 2009-August 2010

Performed full range of laboratory tests in all areas of the lab, including blood bank, chemistry, hematology, immunology, and microbiology. Responsible for keeping accurate records of quality control, maintenance, and workload data according to facility policy.

Registered Nurse, State of New York License Number # 688426

Basic Life Support (BLS) certified through 8/31/18

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certified through 11/30/18

Member of Critical Care Nurses’ Association

Member of The Nurse Practitioner Association

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