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Nurse Practitioner Registered

Location:
Altamonte Springs, Florida, United States
Posted:
November 29, 2018

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(Ana Maria) Margarita Rios, MS, APRN, ACNS, FNP-BC

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Altamonte Springs, FL 32714

(C) 203-***-****

ac7twv@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

PERMANENT POSITIONS

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital

Torrington, CT

February 2016-May 2018

Family Nurse Practitioner

Provided care to adults at the Thomaston Primary Care office.

Waterbury Pulmonary Associates

Waterbury, CT, June 2009-October 2010

Family Nurse Practitioner

Provided Pulmonary Specialty care to adults. Participated in national research meetings as a sub-investigator

Minute Clinic

Multiple locations, October 2007-February 2009

Family Nurse Practitioner

Provided minor care to children and adults in a retail-based clinic

Dr. Roberto Medina, MD, LLC

Wethersfield, CT, March 2003-April 2007

Family Nurse Practitioner

Provided primary care to adults and adolescents. Practiced independently while physician away on vacation

Dr. Jacqueline Paradis/ ProHealth Physicians

Hartford, CT, October 1999-February 2003

Family Nurse Practitioner

Provided primary care to adults and adolescents. Practiced independently while physician was away on vacation

Greater Waterbury Management Resources, Inc. /FamilyCare, PC

Waterbury, CT, December 1997-September 1999

Director of Clinical Services/Family Nurse Practitioner

Provided direction and leadership in the development, implementation and evaluation of clinical programs to promote an efficient and cost effective practice of primary health care. Managed the APRN staff. Provided primary care to adults and children.

Abbott Terrace Health Center

Waterbury, CT, December 1995-November 1997

Sub-acute and Rehabilitation Program Administrator/APRN

Coordinated and supervised the administrative and clinical aspects of a 34-bed distinct unit with 40 FTEs of nursing and rehabilitation staff. Functioned as the unit’s APRN, responsible for the identification, management and referral of health problems, prevention of disease and disability and health promotion.

Gaylord Hospital

Wallingford. CT, April 1987-November 1995

Nurse Manager, Pulmonary, Neurological, Bone and Joint Programs/APRN, 1994-1995

Managed all aspects of patient care on a 27-bed inpatient unit. Care exclusively provided in this unit included invasive and non-invasive mechanical ventilation, cardiac telemetry and negative pressure isolation. Participated in program management. Provided Pulmonary Rehabilitation to outpatients.

Director of Nursing Practice, Education and Research/APRN, 1992-1994

Responsible for the delivery of nursing services and coordination of all patient care activities through delegation to the Nurse Managers. Shared major responsibility in the development of budgets, meeting regulatory requirements and promoting quality improvement and utilization management activities. Directed the educational and research activities of the department. Involved in recruiting, hiring and managing all nursing staff. Provided Pulmonary Rehabilitation to outpatients.

Nurse Manager, Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program/APRN, 1989-1992

Managed the inpatient and outpatient services. Managed inpatient unit budget. Supervised staffing, education, risk and safety management. Involved in patient preadmission evaluation. Participated in restructuring the program following the Commission of Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) guidelines. Addressed the informational and educational needs of referral sources. Provided Pulmonary Rehabilitation to outpatients.

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Clinical Nurse Specialist, 1987-1989

Developed and implemented a Pulmonary Rehabilitation Outpatient Program. Provided services to patients with spinal cord injuries, neuromuscular diseases, traumatic brain injury, stroke and chemical dependency who had respiratory involvement. Participated in staff orientation and development. Facilitated the “Respiratory Club”, a patient-run support group.

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Boston, MA, 1986-March 1987

Staff Nurse, Medical/Surgical and Cardiology Units

Hospital Universitario Simón Bolívar

Bogotá, Colombia, March-August 1984

Head Nurse, Medical-Surgical Intensive Care Unit

Hospital Universitario de San Ignacio

Bogotá, Colombia, February 1983-February 1984

Head Nurse, General Surgical Unit, Delivery Room and OB/GYN Unit

CONTRACT POSITIONS

Matrix Healthcare

November 2015-March 2016

Family Nurse Practitioner

Per-Visit contract in CT providing in-home assessments for Medicare clients who are Aetna members, CT

Concentra

August, 2015-December 2015

Family Nurse Practitioner

Provided Occupational Medicine and Urgent Care services rotating through the New Britain, Wallingford, Waterbury, Stratford and Torrington centers

Cornell Scott Hill Health Center

April 2014-August 2015

Family Nurse Practitioner

Provided Primary Care and Urgent Care rotating through 3 clinic sites, 4 homeless shelters, a residential substance abuse and IOP program and 3 Behavioral Healthcare sites for adults in New Havwwn CT

United Healthcare Group/Inspiris

Tennessee, June 2012-November 2012

Family Nurse Practitioner

Per-Visit contract in CT providing in-home assessments for Medicare clients with chronic illnesses who are ConnectiCare members.

Sunbelt Staffing, LLC/Inspiris

Tampa, FL/Tennessee, November 2010-December 2010

Family Nurse Practitioner

Per-Visit contract in CT providing in-home assessments for Medicare clients with chronic illnesses (mostly elderly, mostly home-bound) who are Wellcare and Connecticare members, CT

NP Care

Multiple locations, May 2007-August 2008

Family Nurse Practitioner

Provided Primary and Acute Care to the elderly in assigned Nursing Homes

LOCUM TENENS

VISTA Staffing Solutions

Cottonwood Heights, UT, August 2018-(1 week contract)

Family Nurse Practitioner

Locum Tenens position providing Primary Care to adults at the Wheeler Health and Wellness Center, Hartford, CT

Allied Health Search

Sandy, Utah, April, 2016-July, 2016

Family Nurse Practitioner

Locum Tenens position providing Walk-in/Urgent care services to employees at the Cigna Health Center, Bloomfield, CT

AdvancedPractice.com

Atlanta, GA, March 2014-April 2014

Family Nurse Practitioner

Locum Tenens position providing Primary Care to adults at the Wheeler Health and Wellness Center, in Bristol, CT

Barton Associates

Hardwick, MA, January 2013

Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner

Locum Tenens position providing physical examinations for staff of the Regional Water Authority in need of respirator and mask fittings, through Apple Mobil Medical, Hartford, CT

Allied Health Search

Sandy, Utah, December 2012-November 2013

Family Nurse Practitioner

Locum Tenens position providing Primary Care to adults at Community Health Centers in Middletown, Meriden, Waterbury and New Britain, CT

Barton Associates

Hardwick, MA, May 2012-November 2012

Family Nurse Practitioner

Locum Tenens position providing Urgent Care for adults at Cornell Scott Hill Health Center in New Haven, CT

Maxim Government Services

Tampa, FL, November 2011-April 2012

Pulmonary Registered Nurse Practitioner

Locum Tenens position providing Pulmonary, Moderate Sedation and Sleep Medicine services to adults at the Palo Alto Veterans Administration Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA

Barton Associates

Hardwick, MA, January 2011-November 2011

Family Nurse Practitioner

Locum Tenens position providing Primary Care and Urgent Care for adults at Cornell Scott Hill Health Centers in Ansonia and New Haven, CT

Barton Associates

Hardwick, MA, October 2010-November 2010

Family Nurse Practitioner

Locum Tenens 5-week contract position providing convenient care at Cornell Scott Hill Health Center in New Haven, CT

EDUCATION

Oncology Nurse Practitioner Studies, September, 2008 - July, 2009

Yale School of Nursing, New Haven, CT

Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate, September 1996 - May 1998

Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT

Clinical Nurse Specialist in Adult Health, minor in Administration, Master of Science, September 1984-January 1987

Boston University School of Nursing, Boston, MA

Bachelor of Nursing Science, January 1979-January 1983

Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia

CERTIFICATIONS

Department Of Transportation Certified Medical Examiner, 2015-2025

BLS, American Heart Association, 2017-2019

Family Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center, 1998-2023

Rehabilitation Registered Nurse, Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 1990-1998

Clinical Nurse Specialist in Adult Health, American Nurses Credentialing Center, 1988-2024

LICENSES

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, FL, 2013-2019

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, CT, 1992-2019

*As of July, 2014 an Independent Practitioner

Registered Nurse, FL, CT, MA, MD, Colombia

APPOINTMENTS AND AFFILIATIONS

Oncology Nursing Society, 2008-2010

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Clinical Instructor, Family Nurse Practitioner Program, Yale School of Nursing, 2003-2006

Assistant Clinical Professor, Graduate Medical/Surgical Program, Yale University School of Nursing, 1992-1998

Adjunct Clinical Faculty, Master in Nursing Administration Program, Southern Connecticut State University, 1995-1996

Connecticut Advanced Practice Registered Nurses’ Society, 1998-Present

AWARDS

Fulbright Scholarship, 1984

Air Force Nurse Leadership Award, United States Air Force Certificate of Recognition through Southern Connecticut State University School of Nursing, Class of 1998.

PERSONAL DATA

Fluent in Spanish

Proficient in EHR systems including eClinicalWorks, Yale Health system, Veterans Administration system, Penchart, GE Centricity, Allscripts, Meditech, Origin/Vertex, PsychConsult, NextGen and

Greenway.



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