Kimberly Collins, FNP-C
March 19, 2019
To: Hiring Manager
I am writing to express my interest in working for your organization. I have been a registered nurse for 23 years. I have psychiatric, hospice, home health, long-term care and orthopedic experience. I am a graduate of UT-Arlington with my Master of Science-Family Nurse Practitioner degree. I am seeking a position in a facility that diagnoses and manages both common and complex medical conditions in patients of all ages.
In closing, I would like to say that I appreciate any consideration given to my resume and I look forward to meeting with you.
Kimberly Collins, FNP-C
Kimberly Collins, FNP-C
3510 Clarion Lane
Tyler, Texas 75707
To obtain a family nurse practitioner position that utilizes my skills and educational background
Licensure and Certifications
Certified Family Nurse Practitioner-AANP (2017)
Registered Nurse-State of Texas (1995)
August 2017-Master of Science in Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner, The University of
Texas at Arlington
May 2014- Bachelor of Science in Nursing, The University of Texas at Tyler-Tyler, Texas
December 2004- Master of Science in Business Administration, Texas A&M University-Texarkana, Texas
December 1999-Bachelor of General Studies, Texas A&M University-Texarkana, Texas
May 1995-Associate of Science in Nursing, Southern Arkansas University- Magnolia, Arkansas
July 2018-present: Nurse Practitioner, Magnolia Behavioral Hospital of East Texas
Duties: history and physicals, follow-up visits, ordering medications, labs and treatments
for patients, educating patients on disease processes.
February 2018-September 2018: Nurse Practitioner, Your Home Assessments
Duties: physical assessments, interviewing clients to obtain health information, educating
clients on disease processes, medications and health maintenance.
June 2017-present: PRN nurse, At Home Health Healthcare
Duties: admissions, recertification visits, post-hospital visits, PRN skilled nurse visits,
January 2012-June 2017: Staff Nurse, East Texas Behavioral Health
Duties: admissions, assessments, administering medications, de-escalating aggressive and hostile patients, notifying the physician of any changes in the patient’s condition.
January 2010-March 2011: Weekend RN, New Boston Healthcare
Duties: treatment nurse on the weekends, supervising the clinical staff and assisting them as needed.
October 2009- February 2011: Patient Care Coordinator, Peachtree Hospice
Duties: participated in opening new office in Linden, Texas, admissions, skilled nurse, supervisory visits, LMRPs, recertifications, staff evaluations, notifying the physician of any changes in the patient’s condition, responsible for managing the daily activities of the office.
March 2007-October 2009: Staff Nurse, Peachtree Hospice
Duties: admissions, skilled nurse, supervisory, and discharge visits, participating in IDT meetings, care plans, LMRPs, recertifications, entering visit notes and physician orders in the computer, (Citrix system) notifying the physician of any changes in the patient’s condition, on-call duties, patient and family education, overseeing the care of 10-13 patients in my service area.
June 2006-December 2006: Patient Care Coordinator, Serenity Hospice
Duties: responsibility for the overall administration of patient services, developing policies, procedures and guidelines as appropriate, serving as Director of Nursing and assuring compliance with regulatory requirements, overseeing scheduling, supervision and ongoing education of home health aides and nurses, participating in performance improvement activities, overseeing the maintenance of medical records, certification standards, legal and ethical standards, participating in orientation for new hospice staff, assisting in the development of personnel policies and monitoring compliance in areas of responsibility, monitoring pharmacy, payroll and DME costs and assuming responsibility for agency administration in the absence of the administrator.
February 2005-June 2006: Case Manager, Cypress Home Care
Duties: admissions, recerts, SCIC, post hospital, discharge, post hospital, discharge,
Skilled and supervisory visits, wound care, case conferences, chart audits, scheduling, on
call duties and overseeing the care of approximately 20 patients in my service area.
October 2003-January 2005: Team Leader, Jordan Health Services
Duties: admissions, recerts, SCIC, post hospital, discharge, skilled and supervisory visits, wound care, IV therapy, case conferences, on call duties, precertifying Medicaid and insurance patients and overseeing the care of approximately 30-35 patients in my service area.
May 2000-June 2003: Charge Nurse/Ortho-Neuro Unit, Titus Regional Medical Center
Duties: admissions, assessments, administering medications, IV therapy, administering blood transfusions, taking care of patients with various orthopedic and neurological problems such as: fractured hips, total knee repairs, seizures, CVA, providing total care for 2-4 patients and supervising the nurse aides and LVNs on my shift.
October 1998-April 2002: Weekend Supervisor, Edgewood Manor Nursing Home
Duties: restraint, psychotropic, and AIMS paperwork. Supervising the nurse aides and LVNs to make sure that quality care was provided to the residents.
June 1996-September 1998: RN Supervisor, TNF Home Health
Duties: skilled and supervisory visits, admissions, precertifying insurance and Medicaid patients, infection control nurse, case conferences, charts audits, reviewing notes, scheduling, employee evaluations.
1995-June 1996: Charge Nurse, Sunny Acres Nursing Home
Duties: admissions, assessments, administering medications, charting, monthly summaries, supervising the nurse aides and LVNs on my shift.
Valerie Smith, ETMC Behavioral Health, 903-***-****
Shekeitha Cash, friend, 903-***-****
Florence Nwofia, co-worker, 903-***-****