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Nurse Practitioner Mental Health

Seminole, Florida, United States
May 28, 2019

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La-Shunn Doggette, ACNP-BC 404-***-****


Dedicated acute care nurse practitioner with 20 years of experience as a Respiratory Therapist and 15 years of nursing experience, seeking a position in a facility that diagnoses and manages both common and complex medical conditions. Responsible Nurse Practitioner with excellent communication skills demonstrated by over 30 years of experience in healthcare. Experienced Nurse Practitioner licensed in Georgia and Florida with strong clinical and people skills. Highly qualified board-certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, driven to build strong relationships with patients and their families. Acts as a patient advocate to achieve best possible outcomes.


Accomplished in radiology and MRI/CT scan diagnostics

Family planning exam

Qualified lab results evaluator

Laceration repair aptitude

Strong clinical judgement

Acute care expertise

Strong background in pain management

Arterial blood gas expert

Thorough physical assessment, spine, joint, nerve disorders

Expert ultrasound guided joint injections

Experienced Psych, mental health, dual diagnosis, eating disorders, addiction and substance abuse

Experienced OB/GYN- IUD insertion Nexplanon device insertion, colposcopy and cryotherapy procedure


Orthopedic/Pain Management Nurse Practitioner Feb 2017- March 2019

Georgia pain and spine care- Newnan, Ga

Prescribe medication. Perform joint injections. Extensive physical exam to assess spine, spinal cord and peripheral nerve disorders. Read MRI, CT scan -radiology imaging, scheduled patient for interventional treatment options ie. Spinal Cord Stimulation, Occipital Nerve Block, Superion Spacer, Epidural injections, Spinal tap, Cool-lief -hip replacement, Genicular nerve blocks, and CornerLoc for SI joint stabilization and SI joint Fusion, as well as discectomy and replacements. Worked closely with our psychologist to help our patients with opioid use disorders, illicit drug use and addictions disorder.

Orthopedic Pain Management Nurse Practitioner Jan 2014- Feb 2017

Complete Medical Health and Pain Care- Decatur, Ga

Prescribe medications and non-pharmacological Therapy. Perform comprehensive physical examination with a focus on interventional treatment options for spine, spinal cord and nerve pathology. Read MRI, CT scan -radiology imaging and scheduled patient for interventional treatment options Procedures included but not limited to minimally invasive spine procedures and restoration, as well as regenerative techniques stem cells, Botox and PRP. I performed trigger point injections, joint injections- knee, hip shoulder, carpal tunnel and plantar fasciitis. Worked with a psychologist for patients with addictions and substance abuse counseling. Referrals for spinal cord stimulation.

Pain Management Nurse Practitioner Jan 2013- Dec 2013

Atlanta Pain Institute, Peachtree City, Ga

Prescribe medications. Perform comprehensive physical examination. Read MRI, CT scan -radiology imaging and scheduled patient for interventional treatment options Perform trigger point injections, joint injections- knee, hip shoulder, carpal tunnel syndrome. Laser light therapy for peripheral neuropathy. Punch biopsy for Peripheral neuropathy. IV vitamin Therapy to aid in healing, treat infectious disease and treatment for neuropathy pain.

OB/GYN Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner Aug 2008- Dec 2012

Babies Etc. Madison, AL

Treated young adolescent ages 12- senior women throughout the life span. Experience in Health & Wellness and Infectious Disease. Annual Pap Smear/Cryotherapy/Colposcopy. Family Planning- inserted Nexplanon device, IUD, prescribed birth control. Evaluated pap results and scheduled appropriate treatment based on pap results. Educated adolescent -senior women on safe sexual practices. Mental health, dual diagnosis, eating disorder counseling Weight loss management and overall health and wellness.

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Jan 2005-July 2008

Alabama Psychiatric Services, Madison AL

Conduct intakes and managed medications. Determined assessments, diagnosis, planning and interventions. Collaborative team of Psychiatrist, Therapist, PCP, families and related sources. Provide client centered care and treatment built on evidence- based guidelines by diagnosis according to the latest edition of the DSM. Experience with Addiction treatment and counseling. Worked closely with multidisciplinary team for patients who dual diagnosis, alcohol, illicit drug use, detox, rehabilitation- referrals. Prescribed medication and pre-hospital assessment, stabilization prior to admission to the hospital. On call for emergency pre-hospital admission and crisis after hour -on call


Master of Science -Acute Care Nurse Practitioner- 2004

Vanderbilt University -Nashville TN

Bachelor of Science- Registered Respiratory Therapist- 1989

Mt San Antonio College- San Diego, CA


Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification exp -2021

Basic Life Support (BLS) exp -2021

Registered Respiratory Therapist

American Nurses Credentialing Center- Acute Care Nurse Practitioner-

Licensed in Georgia-RN22356

Licensed in Florida-11002026

Associations- ANA,- 03197785 ANCC-201-***-**** AANP-1646207

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