St. Petersburg, Florida 33707
PROFESSIONAL CAREER EXPERIENCE
St. Francis Lung and Allergy Institute, Clearwater, Florida-September 2018-May, 2019
ARNP Job Responsibilities: Independent Contractor assisting the pulmonary practice by making rounds at two rehab centers in Pinellas County. Evaluation of COPD and general pulmonary disease patients. Medication prescribing, diagnostic orders, physician referrals, hospital admissions, patient and family teaching and education.
Advance Health, Chantilly, Virginia-July 2015 to February, 2018. Position Responsibilities:
ARNP Health Risk Assessment physical exams and annual evaluation of Medicare subscribers.
Live Better Healthy Internal Medicine Practice, Pinellas Park, Florida-July 2014-January
2015. Position Responsibilities: Patient physical exams, evaluations, assessments,
medication review and prescribing, diagnostic testing, patient and family teaching,
referrals as needed.
Mobile Physician Services, New Port Richey, Florida-January 2012-February 2014
Position Responsibilities: Home patient visits, patient health case management.
In-Patient Consultants, Clearwater, Florida-June 2011-November 2011
Position Responsibilities: Assigned to two nursing homes/rehab centers
as in-house ARNP making daily rounds, triage patient health status, adjunct
to staff members, complemented facility Medical Director.
The Little Clinic, St. Petersburg, Florida-June 2010-March 2011. Position
Responsibilities: Walk-In Clinic convenient care medical triage.
The Minute Clinic, St. Petersburg, Florida-September 2009-March 2010.
Position Responsibilities: Walk-In Clinic convenient care medical triage.
St. Petersburg General Hospital, St. Petersburg, Florida-2003-2005.
ARNP Surgical Services (Orthopedics) and Same Day Surgery (Endoscopy).
Responsibilities: Pre-procedure teaching and post-procedure follow up care
and medical evaluation.
Empath Health, Suncoast Hospice, Clearwater, Florida- 1989-2016.
Twenty-six years of experience as a continuous care Registered Nurse
assigned to private homes, hospice care centers, and nursing homes.
ARNP-Suncoast Hospice/Suncoast Supportive Care (2006-2008) Case Management.
Palliative Care-End-of-Life Professional Experience
Oncology Registered Nurse: Suncoast Hospital, Largo, Florida: 1990-1991
Chemotherapy Infusion Registered Nurse: New England Critical Care Home
Infusion Company, Tampa, Florida: 1990-1993.
Integrated Health Systems, Pinellas Park, Florida: 1996-1997.
Florida Community Cancer Centers, Clearwater, Florida: 1997-2000.
Community Service/Professional Personal Experience/Volunteer Service
St. Anthony’s Hospital Community Outreach Program, St. Petersburg, Florida: 1990-2000.
American Cancer Society, Pinellas Park, Florida: 1988-2002.
Suncoast Hospice Spiritual Support Team Volunteer: 2006-2014
Suncoast Hospice Volunteer Chaplain: 2015-2017.
NCLEX (National Council State Board of Nursing, Inc.) Item Development Panel Member, 1999.
St. Petersburg College Foundation Supporter: 2016 to current.
Colonial Williamsburg A.R. Gordon Foundation Sustaining Member 2016 to current.
2016 Post-Masters Certificate Palliative Care Advanced Practice Nurse-Vanderbilt
2014 Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies (Healthcare Chaplaincy)-Loyola University
2007 Post Master’s Certificate (Adult Health-Gerontology) Vanderbilt University
2002 Master of Science in Nursing (ARNP Program) Family Nurse Practitioner
University of Tampa
1988 BSN Degree bridge program-University of South Florida
1986 ADN Degree (Nursing) Daytona Beach Community College
1972 Bachelor of Arts Degree-University of Maryland
1969 AA Degree-Montgomery Junior College
ARNP/FNP-Board Certified Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner-Family Nurse
Practitioner-American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
GNP-Board Certified Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner-Gerontology
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
OCN-Oncology Certified Nurse-Oncology Nursing Society
RNC-Board Certified-Medical/Surgical Nursing (ANCC)
CRNI-Certified Registered Nurse Infusion Therapy (Infusion Nurses Society)
POLST Facilitator-Advance Care Planning Certification
BCC-Board Certified Chaplain-National Association of Catholic Chaplains
Professional Organization Memberships
Florida West Coast Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association
Hospice and Palliative Care Nurses Association
West Coast Hospice and Palliative Care Nurses Association
The National Association of Catholic Chaplains
Sigma Theta Tau-Nursing Honor Society
Infusion Nurses Society
Oncology Nursing Society
Florida Gerontology Association
St. Joseph Chapter of Lay Dominicans (Southern Province)
Editorial Review Board Member-The Journal of Infusion Nursing
Awards and Honors
2018 Albert Nelson Achievement Award-Marquis Who’s Who
2002 Master’s Degree Scholarship Fund recipient-Oncology Nursing Society Foundation
1993-1994, 2000-2001, 2002-2003, 2005-2006-Who’s Who in American Women
1990-1991, 1992-1993, 1996-1997-Who’s Who in American Nursing-Society of Nursing
Presentations and Publications
Osteoporosis and You, (Community Education Program) July 2005-St. Petersburg General Hospital
Hypertension and Stroke, (Community education Program) March 2005-St. Petersburg General Hospital
Discover the Relief of Enteryx-A New Endoscopic Treatment for Acid Reflux, July 2004-St.
Petersburg General Hospital (Community Education Program)
Recognition and Treatment of Heartburn and GERD, February 2004-St. Petersburg General
Hospital (Community Education Program)
Hope (a poem) The Oncology Times, June 2004.
I’ll Never Forget, The Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing, November 2002.
Spiritual Reflection, Oncology Nursing Society News, April 1999.