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Nurse Practitioner Registered

Lithia, Florida, United States
August 15, 2019

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Elena Walker, CPNP



Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with expertise in Child Development, Neurology and proficient in patient and family education regarding the management of acute and chronic health conditions. Self- directed professional with superior problem-solving, communication and management skills. Successful in prioritizing tasks and organizing projects to improve the quality of patient care. In addition, a seasoned nursing professional with solid teaching acumen and passion for developing new nurses with skills to meet changing healthcare demands. Expert clinical knowledge and judgment with skills in communication, planning and workflow management. Highly observant and diligent about identifying and correcting mistakes.


• Aprima Electronic Health Records expert

• Medication prescribing

• Screenings

• Preventative care specialist

• Cultural awareness and sensitivity

• Organization and planning

• CPR and BLS certified

• Committed to pediatric nursing

• Personal and professional integrity

• Relationship and team building

• Maintaining records

• Seizure management

• Sound decision-making

• Self-discipline

• Hands-on clinical instruction

• Evaluating student performance

• Leadership and mentoring abilities

• Maintaining patient safety standards

• Maintaining quality assurance standards

• Managing student outcomes

• Student evaluation abilities


Clinical Adjunct 01/2011 to Current

Hillsborough Community College - Tampa, FL

• Evaluated and monitored progress of students to promote positive outcomes

• Communicated students’ individual and group performance to lead faculty

• Upheld patient safety standards by supervising students during medication administration

• Relayed feedback on clinical settings’ effectiveness in enabling students reach course and program goals

• Retained interest and maximized receptive learning by educating students utilizing instructional techniques including hands-on and laboratory curriculum

• Used individualized instruction techniques to educate students on patient observation, assessment, decision-making and health teaching

APRN 06/2013 to 08/2019

Dr. Sergio Jacinto - Tampa, FL

• Professional Nurse Practitioner with over 7 years of experience in providing advanced practice nursing care, including care for the pediatric neurologic patient. Expert in advising patients and leading programs to promote and maintain healthy lifestyles

• Developed exceptional attendance record with special attention to punctuality and preparation to work upon arrival

• Delivered primary care for patients, including diagnosis, treatment, referral for consultation or specialty services, and follow-up care

• Built trust and rapport with patients and their families by listening to concerns, advocating for wellness and educating on acute and chronic health issues

• Managed pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment of various neurological disorders and diseases

• Explained treatment plan care, diagnostic tests and medications to patients and family members or caregivers

• Performed physical exams, ordering and evaluating lab test as well as medications

• Kept abreast of advances in medicine, computerized diagnostic and treatment equipment, data processing technology, imaging advances, government regulations, health insurance changes and financing options

• Maintained HIPAA compliance in all facets of daily work Registered Nurse 05/2002 to 01/2014

Brandon Hospital - Brandon, FL

• Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries

• Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions

• Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care

• Educated patients and families on treatment strategies and at-home care

• Advocated for patients by identifying insurance coverage, communicating care preferences to practitioners and verifying interventions met patients' treatment goals

• Addressed unit staff concerns, including staffing ratios, resource management, allocation of responsibilities and optimized workload management

• Delivered high-quality nursing care to patients on 15 bed pediatric unit and 4 bed PICU

• Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans Education and Training

• USF - Tampa, FL Master of Science

• Nursing, 12/2012

• Magna cum laude graduate

• Hillsborough Community College - Tampa, FL Associate of Science

• Nursing, 2001

• USF - Tampa, Fl Bachelor of Science

• Biology, 12/1997


• Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

• Registered Nurse

• CPR certification

• BLS certification

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