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Nurse Practitioner Mental Health

Plano, Texas, United States
May 03, 2019

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Plano, Texas *****

Cell 740-***-**** SUMMARY

A dedicated and accomplished nurse practitioner experienced in addiction medicine, mental health, urgent, family, and geriatric care. Leverages communication and interpersonal skills to diagnose, treat, and educate patients to provide explanations in an easy to understand fashion. Recognized as compassionate and an excellent listener. Strong verbal and written communicator with a meticulous eye for detail. A key contributor and collaborator with multidisciplinary teams to provide exceptional health care. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


Medical Provider 2017-2018

Diagnosed and treated alcohol and opioid addiction with the use of Suboxone, Subutex, and Vivitrol. Guided patients through the medical module of CSC protocol in order to be successful in sobriety. Monitored dosing and health status of patients.

SOUTHEAST INC., St. Clairsville, Ohio

Nurse Practitioner 2016

Treated patients with mental health conditions such as Bipolar, Depression, Schizophrenia, Anxiety, and Personality Disorders. Treated inmates at the local jail for psychiatric conditions. Monitored dosing and health status and ordered appropriate lab work. MED EXPRESS URGENT CARE, Wheeling, West Virginia

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse 2015-2016

Provided and managed direct patient care, including assessments, physical examinations, evaluations, diagnoses, and treatment. Worked in collaboration with designated physicians. Ordered diagnostic tests, including but not limited to: x-ray, electrocardiogram, and laboratory tests and with direct medical oversight, interpreted the test results for deviation from normal. Performed procedures, including but not limited to: I&D, splinting, suturing, managing infection, and wound care. TRIDIA CARE, St. Clairsville, Ohio

Family Nurse Practitioner 2015

Oversaw the total health care of patients, mainly the geriatric population in the nursing home. Worked in collaboration with the designated physicians. Ordered diagnostic tests, including but not limited to x-ray, electrocardiogram and laboratory tests with direct medical oversight and interpretation of the test results. Ordered medications as needed. Worked closely with Hospice. PARAMOUNT SUPPORT SERVICES/MEDICAL CARE, St. Clairsville, Ohio RN/FNP-C 2011-2014

Paramount Support Services – RN responsibilities included but were not limited to assessment of the health problems and needs of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Oversaw the care provided to the individuals, the training of staff, and wrote policies according to the needs of the agency. Trained direct care staff on extensive medication administration, classes taught on g-tube, insulin, seizures, and de-escalation.

Paramount Medical Care – Comprehensive primary care included chronic care, acute and emergent care, physical exams, and preventive health, as well as collaboration with outpatient and hospital-based specialists/services. Ordered and interpreted findings of relevant diagnostic laboratory tests and medication management. Medication management according to clinical guidelines for Family and General Practice.


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MEDI-HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE, Hospice RN - Responsible for patients during the last months of their lives. Clinical competencies include interdependent practice, expert assessment, and critical thinking skills. 2010-2011


SUNSET HEALTH CARE, Nursing Home Staff Nurse 2004-2010 EAST OHIO REGIONAL HOSPITAL, Staff Nurse in Long Term Care. 2001-2004 HUGO J. ANDREINI JR. M.D., Nurse - Responsible for the daily preparation of the patients, including assisting with procedures and performing cystometrograms. 2000-2001


FRANCISCAN UNIVERSITY, Master’s Degree in Nursing 2013 OHIO UNIVERSITY, Bachelor of Science in Nursing 2010 BELMONT TECHNICAL COLLEGE, Associate’s Degree of Science in Nursing 1997 BELMONT TECHNICAL COLLEGE, Associate’s Degree of Science in Medical Assisting 1988 HONORS

Kim Taylor Scholarship for Outstanding Nursing Student U.S. National Collegiate Award in Mathematics

Cum Laude Graduate of Bachelor of Science in Nursing LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION

AANP Certification

Ohio RN License

Ohio Certified Nurse Practitioner

West Virginia RN License

West Virginia APRN

Texas RN License

Texas Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner

Nursing Certificate for the DODD Train-the Trainer Program

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