Carol Walters, NP-C
Dedicated and knowledgeable Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner with 1 year of Nurse Practitioner experience & over 18 years of nursing experience with majority of work experience with Adults/Gerontology patients. Proven ability to assess, diagnose, evaluate, and plan optimal course of treatment, while implementing evidence-based knowledge for the Adult/Gerontology population of patients. Poseses well developed analytical skills, team and resource management, time management and problem-solving skills.
South University - Savannah, Georgia December 2016 - June 2018
Master of Science in Nursing - Adult Health & Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Chamberlain College of Nursing - Addison, Illinois September 2013 - December 2015
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Robeson Community College - Lumberton, North Carolina August 2005 - June 2006
Associate Degree in Nursing
Southeastern Community College - Whiteville, North Carolina August 1998 - July 1999
License Practical Nurse Diploma
LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, N.C. July 2020
Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certification, AANP July 2023
CPR, BLS July 2020
The Nurse Practitioner Group-Fayetteville, North Carolina October 2018- Current
Nurse Practitioner – Logistics Health Incorporated
Working with Veterans completing various health assessments for their disability claim. Ordering diagnostic tests and labwork as needed.
Cape Fear Valley Health - Fayetteville, North Carolina April 2014 – December 2018
Staff Nurse - Behavioral Health Department (April 2014-July 2014)
Work in the Psych ED assessing patients, triaging patients in preparation to see the psychiatrist, using restraint procedures as deemed by the psychiatrists.
Staff Nurse –Crisis Evaluation & Observation Unit (July2014-November2015)
Assess patients, completed admissions, administered medications per psychiatrist’s orders & completed mediation teaching, and discharges
Provided patients with 1:1 therapeutic conversation and monitoring while admitted to the unit
Nurse Supervisor – Community Health Crisis Unit (November2015-July2017)
Managed 8 FTE’s to include 4 RN’s and 4 Mental Health Specialists. Completed schedules, prepared several reports for QI, and data reports for Alliance
07/2017 –Current per diem status as a Staff Nurse on the Crisis Unit since stepping down to complete my MSN studies/clinical training.
Global Diagnostic – Conyers, G.A. January 2013 - April 2014
Nurse – Lumberton Correctional Facility/McCain Correctional Facility
Administered medications, I.V. therapy, blood administration, wound care, vital signs, admission assessments of inmates, made rounds with the doctor, processed meds, etc.
Liberty Home Care - Lumberton, N.C. June 2009 - August 2011
Home Health Nurse
Completed home health admissions teaching patients and families about care in the home.
Assessed wounds, worked with wound vacs, performed IV administration, filled pillboxes, performed venipunctures, and administered ordered injections for mental health clients on weekends while working at Glen Flora.
Glen Flora Nursing Home- Lumberton, N.C. February 2008 – December 2018
Assisted Living Coordinator (2008-2012)
Updated care plans and performed assessments, created charting calendar.
MDS assistant working with MDS 3.0 completing Medicare and Medicaid assessments
Performed med pass giving meds to elders
Assessed vital signs and finger sticks, etc.
Charge Nurse (2011-2012)
Reported labs to the doctor, draw labs, assessed PICC lines and portacaths, admitted new elders and assisted with discharges, while still maintaining the role of Assisted Living Coordinator.
Worked passing medications, Medicare charting, assessing patients on acute charting, completing MDS assessments, etc. duties as needed/per diem while completing clinicals for NP school
Highland Acres Nursing Home - Lumberton, N.C. December 1999 - February 2008
Hall Nurse LPN (1999-2005)
Administered meds to patients, vital signs, finger sticks, wound care, documentation, etc.
MDS Nurse (2004-2006)
Completed MDS 2.0 assessments for Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement.
Assisted Director of Nursing (2006-2008)
Oversaw the daily assignment of CNA’s and nurses, made rounds with the Medical Director, transcribed orders, reported labs, sat on various committees, and oversaw quarterly QI meetings, etc.
Rodney Delaney, BSN, DON
Cape Fear Valley
Shavala Locklear, BSN, DON
GlenFlora Nursing & Rehab Center
Barbara Keith, FNP-C
St. Pauls Medical Clinic
Rochelle McIntyre, BSN
Womack Army Medical Center