Nurse Practitioner with experience in examination and management of patient care, with an extensive nursing background, effective communication skills and critical thinking
2005-2009 University of Medicine and Dentistry Newark NJ
MSN, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
2001-2003 University of Phoenix Phoenix Az.
Bachelor of Science of Nursing
1984-1987 Saint Peters School of Nursing New Brunswick, NJ
Diploma of Nursing
Schweiger Dermatology October 17-Present
Diagnosis, planning and treatment of dermatological patients including skin biopsies, surgical excisions and other dermatological procedures. Full skin exams and patient education
EMA (Community Medical Center)
Nurse Practitioner April 2013-Present
Diagnosis, planning and treatment of emergency room patients from the age of 18 and up, including clinical hands on procedures such as suturing, I and D’s, cauterizing and interpreting x-rays. Scheduling and troubleshooting for the Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants.
Toms River, NJ
Nurse Practitioner December 2012-April 2013
Diagnosis and treatment of patients with various illness and disorders including interpretation of x-rays/labs and medical management in the Emergency room setting.
United Health Care April 2013- Present
Home Health Assessments for Medicare
Toms River, New Jersey
Nurse Practitioner September 2009 – January2013
Diagnosis, planning and treatment of patients with dermatological disorders including skin cancers, auto-immune disorders, rashes, acne and many other skin conditions. Trained in performing minor excisions of skin cancers and moles, incision and drainage procedures and cautery for all patients.
Community Medical Center
Toms River, New Jersey
Post Anesthesia Care Unit October 1998 to September 2009
Main objective was recovering post-anesthesia patients ranging from minor to major surgeries with stable and critical care patients.
Charge nurse on rotation. Responsible for staff assignments, bed management, equipment and daily activities. Over-seeing staff for effective time management and treatment of patients.
Incorporated new charting and scheduling procedures to better accommodate the unit as a whole
Maintaining quality assurance and attending meetings to better facilitate care of patients
Pre-op and post-op evaluation and assessment of patients
Skilled in phlebotomy, arterial blood gases and wound management
ST. PETERS MEDICAL CENTER
New Brunswick, New Jersey
Critical Care Float Pool April 1996 to October 1998
Worked throughout the various critical care areas with emphasis in Emergency Room medicine.
Trained to care for medical, cardiac and surgical critically ill patients, incorporating all aspects and procedures involved in intensive care nursing. Experience with ventilators, monitoring and nursing procedures
Surgical Floor February 1988 to April 1996
Position as a staff charge nurse whose daily activities consisted of preparing staff assignments for the day and caring for patients pre and post-op
Evaluation of pre-op patients and discharge teaching
Primary nursing care of post operative patients
Hands on training with various types of procedures, drains, pumps and patients.
Medical Floor June 1987 to February 1988
Worked as a staff RN
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Board Certified
Member of Advanced Practice Nurses
Member of the Nurse Practice Council