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Nurse Practitioner Registered

Newport News, Virginia, United States
April 30, 2019

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Virginia M. Caldwell, MSN, FNP-BC, APRN

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Newport News, VA 23601


Summary: An experienced emergency room registered nurse seeking a position as a Family Nurse Practitioner in a family-centered environment with an opportunity for continual growth. Focus on providing quality care and maintaining direct lines of communication with patients and the health-care team. Excellent interpersonal and leadership qualities. Possesses superb communication, teaching, and mentoring skills.

Solid Assessment skills Laceration Repair Strong Work Ethic

Sound Judgement Dependable Attention to Detail

Evaluation of Labs Quick Learner Team Player

Pelvic Exam STI Care & Treatment Patient-centered Care

Splint Care Epic Proficient

Student FNP Clinical Experience:

Sentara Urgent Care with Dorothy Critzer FNP

Sentara Careplex Emergency Room with Kirsten Boone FNP

Eastern VA ENT with Kim Scott FNP

Retail health at CVS Minute Clinic with Maribelle Blackmon FNP

Women’s Health at Accomack County Health Department with Laurie McShane, WHNP, CNM


Master’s (MSN), Old Dominion University (Norfolk, VA) 2016-May 2018

Science of Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner

GPA 3.6; Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

Bachelor’s (BSN), Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA) 2012-2014

Nursing Science; GPA 3.9

Associate’s in Science (AS) and Diploma in Nursing from Helene Fuld School of Nursing and Mercer County Community College (Trenton, NJ) 1997-2000

President’s List

Phi Theta Kappa

President of class

SGA Vice President

Licensure & Certifications

Family Nurse Practitioner board certified (FNP-BC) via American Nurses Credentialing Center through 2024

Licensed Nurse Practitioner expiration 12/31/2021

Authorization to prescribe expiration 12/31/2021

DEA eligible

Registered Nurse in Virginia expiration 12/2019

Certified in BLS, PALS, and ACLS expiration 2020

Work Experience

Sentara Careplex/Port Warwick (Hampton, VA & Newport News, VA) 2003-present

Emergency Room Staff Nurse

Charge nurse – supervises 10 + employees

Triage nurse – implement emergency room protocols, uses Triage ESI level 5 system

Preceptor to new hires – knowledge of hospital policies and procedures

Duties include

Medical Express Travel Nurses 2002-2005

Emergency Room Staff Nurse

Following assignments: Sentara, Desert Regional, and Children’s Hospital of the Kings Daughter

Capital Health System (Trenton, NJ) 1997-2002

Emergency Room Staff Nurse and ICU/CCU Staff Nurse

Charge nurse – supervises 8+ employees

Triage nurse – used Triage level 3 system

Preceptor to new hires – knowledge of hospital policies and procedures

Unit secretary/Emergency Room Technician (1997-2000)


Leadership: Charge Nurse in various settings for 18 years.

Patient Assessments: Skilled in performing comprehensive physical and psychosocial assessments.

Documentation: Consistent accurate documentation. Experienced daily EM user 10+ yrs., coached staff, assist physicians, orientees, and resistant users. Skilled with my smart phrases.

Education: Staff development & education to new hires/graduate nurses over the last 18 years. Educate patients and family members at every step of the care process from triage to disposition from Emergency Room

References available upon request

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