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Nurse Practitioner

Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
January 25, 2019

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LaKeisha Alexander

**** ********* **** ** •Grand Prairie, TX 75052 •214-***-****•


Family Nurse Practitioner May 2017

Prescriptive Authority December 2017-December 2019

DEA December 2017-December 2022

Registered Nurse 2003 to current

LVN August 1999-August 2003

Certifications and Accomplishments

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners April 2017

ACLS January 2018 to current

Med-Surg Certification October 2009 to current

Basic Life Support 1995 to current

Professional Experience

October 2017-Current North Texas Care Clinic Duncanville, TX

Family Nurse Practitioner:

Diagnose and manage the care of clients with hypertension, diabetes, thyroid disease, asthma, allergic rhinitis, strep pharyngitis, and obesity. Educate patients on the management of acute and chronic illnesses. Order and interpret laboratory results. Order routine and preventative screenings. Provide preventative services to patients. Make appropriate referrals.

Skills: PAP Smear, I&D, removal of cerumen impaction, lab draws, EKGs, IV insertion

November 2017-Current Advanced Health Texas

Family Nurse Practitioner:

Perform thorough in-home physical and fragility assessments. Electronically upload diagnosis with supportive documentation and recommended treatment plan to the primary care provider. Provide educational feedback on disease management and prevention. When necessary, I make recommended follow up appointments with the client’s primary provider.

Skills: Make appropriate referrals, troubleshooting, utilization of available resources

January 2013-Current Baylor Scott & White Waxahachie, TX

Medical Center

Staff Nurse:

Work on multiple units as a resource nurse. Assess, treat, evaluate patient’s needs; administer oral, subcutaneous, intramuscular, and intravenous medications. Insert IV's, NGT's, Foley catheters; perform various types of dressing changes. Communicate patient needs to the interdisciplinary care team.

August 2012-February 2013 Dallas Regional Medical Center Mesquite, TX

Staff Nurse:

26 bed intermediate unit. Provided care to patients that required frequent monitoring. Monitored patients on insulin and Cardizem drips.

July 2000-June 2012 Methodist Charlton Dallas, TX

Medical Center

Staff Nurse, Charge nurse, Preceptor:

Prepped patients for surgery, performed simple to complex dressing changes including wound vacs. Frequently transfused packed cells, platelets, and plasma. Set up trapeze and buck’s traction, applied and removed CPM machines and joint immobilizers. Responded to in-house code blue and served as a resource person to other units. Performed the NIH Stroke Scale and audited stroke charts.


Master of Science in Nursing- Walden University Minneapolis, MN

Family Nurse Practitioner

March 2015-February 2017

Bachelor of Science in Nursing University of Texas at Arlington Arlington, TX

June 2013- June 2014

Associate of Applied Science Trinity Valley Community College Kaufman, TX

June 2002- June 2003

Certificate of Completion Northeast Texas Community College Mt. Pleasant, TX

Vocational Nursing

August 1998-August 1999

Practicum Summary

Mercy Family Clinic

Population: Newborn to older adult

Conditions: hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, thyroid disease, asthma, obesity, cellulitis, hospital follow up, psych disorders, acne, dermatitis, bronchitis

Skills: PHQ 9 Assessment Tool, phlebotomy, hearing examinations, Pap smear

The Office of Dr. Shawndranique D Gray

Population: Young teen to older adult

Conditions: Obstetrics, gynecology, menopause, sexually transmitted infections

Skills: Pap smear, pelvic exam, breast exam, colposcopy, endometrial biopsy, excision cervical polyp, insertion/removal of Implanon and IUD’s, fetal heart tone monitoring, post-operative follow up

Children’s Health Pediatric Group

Population: Newborn through adolescents

Conditions: asthma, ADD, URI, allergic rhinitis, strep throat, bronchitis, dermatitis, well- child check, concussion, otitis media

Skills: Vanderbilt Assessment Tool, removal of cerumen impaction, swab for strep

Progressive Internal Medicine

Population: Adult through elder adult

Conditions: hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, thyroid disorders, BPH, obesity, CKD III, anemia, allergic rhinitis, URI, bronchitis, insomnia

Skills: PHQ 9 Assessment Tool, prostate examination, intramuscular injections

Medico MD

Population: Toddler through older adult

Conditions: hypertension, diabetes, allergic rhinitis, URI, bronchitis, strep throat, influenza, allergy testing, skin abscesses, well child check and physicals for school

Skills: Removal of cerumen impactions, I&D, vaccine administration

References Available Upon Request

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