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Mental Health Registered Nurse

Columbus, Georgia, United States
May 19, 2019

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Mary Katherine Carpenter, DNP, PMHNP-BC

**** **** ******, ********, ** 31901

PH: 703-***-****;

Work Experience

The Pastoral Institute. Columbus, GA.

PMHNP-BC. 1/2019-current.

The Bradley Center. Columbus, GA.

Charge RN, Crisis Stabilization Unit. 1/2018-1/2019.

Grady Memorial Hospital. Atlanta, GA.

Charge RN, Psychiatric Inpatient and Crisis Intervention Units. 7/6/2015-10/2017 (promoted to charge 11/2015).

Hand Hygiene Champion. 1/2016-10/2017.

Departmental Nursing Practice Council. 2/2016-10/2017.

UC Health – University of Cincinnati Medical Center. Cincinnati, OH.

Registered Nurse, Labor and Delivery Unit. 3/1/2015-5/29/2015.

Chair, Postpartum Unit-Based Council. 12/2014-3/1/2015.

Registered Nurse, Postpartum Unit. 8/2014-3/1/2015.

Role transition, Labor and Delivery Unit. 1/2014-4/2014.

Student Helper II. 1/2014-8/2014.

University of Cincinnati. Graduate Assistant. 1/2014-8/2014. Cincinnati, OH.

Coordinate and conduct town hall meetings; collect, summarize, and analyze data

Composed a manuscript entitled "Primary care needs and barriers to primary care professionals practicing in 5 medically underserved Ohio counties"

Creative Learning Workshop. Assistant Administrator, 2/2012-1/2013, Cincinnati, OH.

Execute interim Administrator duties including management of daily operations, addressing administrative/corporate issues, time clock hours, payroll, final approval for time off, petty cash

Collaborate with members of various organizations to provide both a continuum of care and a more appropriate, sensory-based building for adults with developmental disabilities

Perform staff hiring, orientation, supervision, training and discipline; implement staff in-services

Maintain client caseloads including IPs, quarterlies, goals and new paperwork

Facilitate and/or participate in various meetings including IPs, management team, activity committee, and special teams as needed; Track and report UIs and MUIs

Health Care for the Homeless, La Familia Medical Center. Case Manager, 3/2010-5/2011, promoted to Suboxone Program and Harm Reduction Coordinator 4/2011-2/2012, Santa Fe, NM.

Utilize a client directed model to determine strengths, weaknesses, needs and provide a positive approach to identifying solutions through dynamic, individualized treatment plans and discharge planning

Coordinate with community supports to provide case coordination and advocacy in areas including housing, employment, benefits, mental health, substance abuse, crisis assistance, social support and daily needs

Act as the organization’s Advocate between clients and Indigent Patient Assistance Programs, and as the organization’s representative in the development of the Interfaith Community Shelter

Developed and coordinate all aspects of the organization’s Suboxone Program

Mental Health Center Serving Boulder & Broomfield Counties. Case Manager, 10/2008-3/2010, Boulder, CO.

Case Manager for the Adult Recovery and Mobile Teams

Facilitate life-skills groups, including residential visits as primary therapist for 12 clients

Collaborate with psychiatrists regarding appropriate therapeutic techniques and psychotropic medications

Partner with various professionals in order to protect and serve clients’ best interests

Complete clinical assessments through programs including CCAR, LOCUS and Review of Care evaluations; administer Mini Mental State Examinations (MMSE); Certified Treatment Plans

Track client financials and other state required documents in Citrix and mtSchedule databases

Handle the Social Security Administration’s appointed Representative Payeeships for seven clients

Attention Homes-Broadway Youth Shelter. Boulder, CO.

Relief Residential Counselor, 10/2005-3/2010.

Direct care counselor and emergency on-call staff for a residential short-term placement program and a long-term substance abuse program for male and female adolescents

Develop resident-specific plans through coordination with referring counties, case workers, legal entities and Guardian ad Litems

Document shift details for each resident, including Incident Reports and Critical Incident Reports

Assisted in the creation of the Program Manual for a new, all male residential program

Columbus Bank & Trust. Columbus, GA.

Contracted Community Development Assistant (sabbatical), 11/2007-2/2008.

Researched the history of Columbus, GA and wrote abstracts from the information gathered for the city’s Sesquicentennial Celebration

Coordinated a program to distribute historic publications to over 500 donors of note

Carriage House Homeless Community Center. Boulder, CO.

Volunteer Coordinator/Operations Manager, 9/2006-11/2007.

Recruited, trained and supervised volunteers

Managed food operations and facility maintenance

Case Manager, 11/2007-10/2008.

Assessed mental state and potential substance abuse and employed crisis de-escalation for more than 70 homeless persons a week

Worked individually with clients by assisting with state identification acquisition, employment, housing, legal support, and providing referrals for medical, mental health, and substance abuse rehabilitation programs. Established relationships and worked in conjunction with local groups to expand program resources and case management services, including: Shelter + Care—represented the agency and advocated for housing for its clients through work with this state-funded housing program; YWCA- designed and provided case management for a new program for homeless and low-income women and children; Community Table provided case management for this organization, which served a larger population including low-income persons in addition to the homeless

Oversaw the application, rejection, appeals, and benefit maintenance process, including SSI, SSDI, Medicaid, Medicare, Food Stamps, housing vouchers, Aid to the Needy Disabled (AND), and Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) benefits

Facilitated a weekly group in which clients discussed the difficulties of being homeless, substance abuse problems, and how to improve relations with others

Agency Responsibilities

Managed the program in the Executive Director’s absence

Researched information for grant proposals resulting in increased funding

Assisted in development of the Emergency Warming Center through participation in the initial planning stages, lobbying for other organizations’ participation, and training volunteers to act as sole staff

Arent Fox, PLLC. Washington, D.C.

Government Relations/Legal Assistant, 9/2003-10/2005.

Worked to develop this newly created position as bi-partisan go-between, resulting in a department in which approximately 30 attorneys and Members of Congress worked together efficiently

Created weekly legislative reports that assessed over 100 Congressional bills, describing the impact of certain legislation on clients

Coordinated fundraising events and planned regular meetings between clients and Congressional members and served as a liaison between Congressional staff and attorneys

Assisted in the execution of a development plan for Arent Fox’s Political Action Committee (PAC) and oversaw contributions/donations, and created and filed reports


PACE Training, 2016

Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) Training, 2017

Charge Nurse Training, 2015

BLS for Healthcare Providers 8/2016, ACLS 4/2015

Basic Fetal Monitoring, 2015

S.T.A.B.L.E. Program, 2014

Physical Management Training (PMT), 2012

MUI Rule Training, 2012

Harm Reduction and Overdose Training, State of NM Department of Health, 2011

HIV Counseling, Testing and Referrals Services Training (HIV-CTRS), 2011

Mental Health First Aid USA, National Counsel For Community Behavioral Healthcare, 2010

SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access and Recovery (SOAR) Certified, Coalition to End Homelessness, 2010

Crisis Intervention Training, Health and Human Services Dept., 2010

Model Practices for Homelessness & Substance Abuse Training, Coalition to End Homeless, 2010

Motivational Interviewing Training, 2009

Psychosocial Rehabilitation Training, 2009

Medication Strategies I & II, 2009

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), 2009

Citrix and mtSchedule database systems, 2008

Qualified Medication Administration Personnel (QMAP), 2008

Bridges out of Poverty I & II, 2008

Co-existing Mental Illness and Substance Abuse Disorders, 2008

Secondary Trauma, 2008

Pastoral Ministry Training, 2006-2009

Volunteer Involvement

Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention Walks. Volunteer Representative, 2015-2016, Atlanta, GA

University of Colorado Restorative Justice Program (CURJ) Volunteer Community Representative, 2008-2009, Boulder, CO

St. John’s Episcopal Church. Volunteer Pastoral Minister and member of the Children’s Ministry and Stewardship Committees. Applied Pastoral Ministry Training to guide people through crises, 2006-2009, Boulder, CO

Boulder County Cares (BCC). Volunteer Outreach Worker, 2006-2008, Boulder, CO

Shared Parenting Program. Volunteer Facilitator. Supervised visits between parents and children and coached alternative strategies to resolve conflict, 2005-2006, Boulder, CO

Headstart. Volunteer Teacher Assistant. Developed and instituted techniques to engage children in various educational activities. Counseled new volunteers to successfully teach developmentally delayed children, 2001-2003, Sewanee, TN

Academic Background

University of South Alabama. Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Program. MSN 12/15/2018; DNP 5/4/2019.

University of Cincinnati. BSN, 2014. Cincinnati, OH

New York Law School. Mental Disability Law, 2010-2011. New York City, NY

The University of the South. BA, English, 2003. Sewanee, TN

European Studies. Comprehensive study of European History, 2001. Durham and Oxford Universities and extensive travel with academic instruction in Britain and Continental Europe

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