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Adult/Gero Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Prattville, AL
November 30, 2018

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Tammie Ruth Washington, AGACNP-BC

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UAB September 2017 - August 2018

Position: Bedside RN and relief charge nurse UAB Highlands ICU (10/2017 - 8/2018)

Responsibilities: monitoring patients in the general Medical ICU population. DKA, post- operative orthopedic recovery, overdose/detox, pulmonary exacerbations, CHF, malnutrition/failure to thrive, and wound care. Respond to Code Blue and MET calls in

UAB highland facility. Relief charge for staffing/patient assignments, communication with Nurse Manager, medication/narcotic counts.

UAB January 2016 – September 2017

Position: Bedside RN in Cardiothoracic surgery – CICU

Responsibilities: Recovered post-surgical patients from CABG, transplant, valve repair and replacements, TAVR. Also specialized in ECMO patient populations. Frequently monitored patients on CRRT, Impella, Swann Catheters, Arterial lines, Balloon pumps, EEG and Ventilators.

UAB SON May 2016 – August 2018

Position: Student Nurse Practitioner, clinical setting

180 hours in Hospitalist setting at Brookwood Baptist Medical Center (Fall 2017)

180 hours with Gerontology/Palliative Care with UAB Health System (Spring 2018)

240 hours with CICU at UAB (Summer 2018)

March 2015 - December 2015

Position: Student Nurse, clinical setting

Responsibilities: Varied in different setting. Working in Vascular and Cardiac floors, Heart and Lung Transplant ICU, observed in the OR, psychiatry floor and community setting. Over 400 hours accrued in hospital and clinical setting at UAB and Grandview hospitals.

Taylorville Family Medicine September 2004 – August 2013

Position: BSW, medical assistant, Office Manager (December 2012 - August 2013)

Responsibilities: patient check in (vital signs and medication review), patient welfare, medication assistance, prior authorizations, venipuncture, vaccine administration, X-rays, UA’s, A1C, microalbumin, I&D and eye stains. Home Health and Hospice evaluations/referrals. Nursing home placements. Also staff training and development, medical records, coordination with billing department, payroll and EMR.

Tuscaloosa Lung and Sleep Consultants June 2001 - September 2004

Position: BSW, medical assistant

Responsibilities: patient check in (vital signs and medication review), patient welfare, medication assistance, administration of PFT’s, CXR and venipuncture.

Hale County EMS 1997 - 2001

Position: Paramedic

Responsibilities: Paramedic, CPR instructor


UAB- Birmingham, AL

Spring 2014 - August 2018 UAB Honors Society (summer 2014)

BSN equivalent (AMNP 2015)

MSN May 2016 - August 2018

University of Alabama – Tuscaloosa, AL

Bachelor of Social Work – 1998

Volunteer experience: RISE, Bryce Hospital, DCHRMC. USWO, ASHCSW (Social work organizations)

Alabama Fire College – Tuscaloosa, AL

EMT/Paramedic/EVOC – 1996 - 1998

Robert E. Lee High School – Montgomery, AL

Graduated 1994

National Honors Society, Mu Alfa Theta, Spanish Honors Society, Who’s Who.

Extraneous work and Volunteer experience

One Place Family Justice Center November – current

SANE – A (adult). Forensic examination, data and evidence collection.

Rape Crisis Center February 2018 - August 2018

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) training and education.

The Wellhouse Summer 2017 – August 2018

Focused care for female victims of human sex trafficking. Volunteer experience ranges from office work, transportation to doctor appointments, GED classes, church activities and potential mentorship. This program works with local police departments and Homeland Security for active rescue situations and placements.

Licensure and Certifications

Advanced Practice RN – Adult/gero Acute Care CNRP ANCC (exp 2023)

Registered Nurse, Alabama (licensure 1/2016 current)

BLS, American Heart Association (exp 4/20)

ACLS, American Heart Association (exp 4/20)

Bachelor of Social Work (licensure 2001 current)

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