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Nurse Practitioner Registered

Location:
Orlando, Florida, 32835, United States
Salary:
130,000
Posted:
June 01, 2019

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Debra K Sapaugh DNP, FNP, APRN-C

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Orlando, FL 32835

573-***-****

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Marital Status: Married to Carl E, 04-02-2010

Children: Brian & Tiffany

Grandchildren: Alexander & Cheyenne

Education:

2016 University of Missouri, Columbia Doctor of Nursing Practice

2016 University of Missouri, Columbia Family Nurse Practitioner

2011 University of Missouri, Columbia Bachelor of Science - Nursing

1995 Park University Associate Degree – Nursing

1986 Mineral Area College Licensed Practical Nurse

1984 Calvary Christian Academy High School Diploma

PROFESSIONAL OVERVIEW

Core Competencies:

Scientific Underpinnings for Practice

Clinical Scholarship and Analytical Methods for Evidence-Based Practice

Information Systems/Technology and Patient Care Technology for the Improvement and Transformation of Health Care

Health Care Policy for Advocacy in Health Care

Inter-Professional Collaboration for Improving Patient and Population Health Outcomes

Clinical Prevention and Population Health for Improving the Nation’s Health

Advanced Nursing Practice

Organizational and Systems Leadership for Quality Improvement

Quality, Safety, and Excellence

Top 5 strengths:

Learner

Achiever

Responsibility

Futuristic

Discipline

Mission Statement:

To safe, competent, patient-centered care to every patient in need.

Vision:

Expert in clinical nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and a specialty in Family Nursing Practice driven by excellence and quality results. My background of more than 30 years of nursing experience and continued professional commitment and development demonstrates successful leadership and management at various levels within healthcare services.

Dedicated to providing positive leadership, thus ensuring high quality, cost-effective, and personalized patient care delivery. I promote and maintain an environment that utilizes evidence-base to impart quality care while supporting nurses in their endeavor to reach their professional goals. Commitment to recruiting and retaining an outstanding nursing staff assures the promotion of an optimum patient experience.

PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATES:

APRN Florida

Active DEA

NPI

Registered Nurse: Florida

Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Association

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) American Heart Association

Neonatal Resuscitative Provider (NRP)

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

- American Association of Nurse Practitioners: 2016 - present

- American Nurses’ Association: 2010 - present

- Missouri Nurses’ Association: 2010 - present

- Mizzou Alumni Association: 2011 - present

- Medical Reserve Corp: 2011 - present

- Emergency Nurses Association: 2011 – 2015

CAREER SUMMARY:

10/01/18 Healogics Specialty Physicians, Jacksonville, FL

Practice Site: 10000 W. Colonial Drive, Ocoee, FL

10/01/2018 to present

Management:

Interim Medical Director

Medical Surveillance Review

Improved employee morale: decreased clinic complaints

Optimization of patient encounters

Marketing

HBOT Certified

Staff Education

Clinical Physical assessments

Minor procedures:

Incision and drain abscess

Removal of hyperkeratotic lesions

Sharp debridement of subcutaneous, muscle, and bone

Identification of underlying vascular issues

Limb salvage: Critical Limb Ischemia Program

Management of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Prescriptions

Patient education

Smoking cessation

Vascular assessments

Order labs, radiographs, vascular testing

11/2016 – 09/30/18 Healogics Specialty Physicians, Jacksonville, FL

Practice Site: 6901 Medical Parkway, Waco, TX10/2016-10/2018

11/2016-10/2018

Management:

Medical Director:

Medical Surveillance Review

Improved employee morale: decreased clinic complaints

Optimized patient encounters

Marketing

Collaborated to develop in-patient wound care program.

Provided consultation to develop wound care programs in Texas hospital.

Identified and addressed barriers of promoting wound care and limb salvage programs.

Leadership and management of in-patient wound care program.

Relationship-building

Program management and design.

Policy development and review.

Participation in discharge designation focus: reducing readmissions and length of stay.

Manage Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)

Staff education.

Results-Driven:

Increased patient satisfaction scores by 5% within three months. Increased by 12% once I became Medical Director.

Considered for Center of Distinction

Identified 7 additional patients appropriate for HBOT

Personal patient satisfaction 98th percentile.

Provided in-patient consultation for wound management.

Provided our patient treatment for the wounded patient.

Diagnose, Evaluate, and Treat:

Wound care and hyperbarics certified.

Arterial and Venous disease.

Diabetic foot ulcers.

Treatment of cute, chronic, traumatic, and post-operative wounds/ulcers.

Clinical Experience:

Dermatology

Application of cellular skin products: Epifix, Graffix, Puraply, Apligraf, Affinity, Dermagraft

Limb salvage

Excision of lesions and suturing.

Wound debridement, I&D abscesses

Local anesthesia, digital and field blocks

Biopsies: tissue and bone

Multiple procedures, biopsies, I&D, sharp debridement of skin, subcutaneous tissue, muscle, and bone

Patient education

Smoking cessation

Vascular assessments

Order labs, radiographs, vascular testing

Technology

EMR: Epic and Meditech, IHeal

Billing and coding

Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

Marketing and promotion.

Value based purchasing.

06/2012 - 5/2016 University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing: DNP/FNP

Management:

Leadership in multiple professional forums.

Program design and management.

Budgeted, planned, and implemented new strategies for research.

Budgeted, planned, implemented, and evaluated sustainability and effectiveness of quality improvement initiatives.

Results-Driven:

Expert in clinical nursing.

Doctor of Nursing Practice

GPA: 3.85

Clinical Experience:

Evaluated Nurse Practitioner opinions of care in rural communities in order to promote additional resources.

Budgeted and managed research project with existing resources and lower than anticipated cost.

Management of acute and chronic illnesses (all ages).

Assessment, diagnosis, and implementation of appropriate treatments.

Joint injections: shoulders, knees, SI joints.

Anesthesia: digital and field blocks and local anesthesia.

Staple/suturing: scalp, facial (vermillion border and eyebrows, hand, foot, and digits.

Incision and drainage of abscesses.

Technology:

Documentation EMR: Meditech

Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

05/2012 – 11/2016 Medical One Staffers, Robertsdale, Al

Leadership:

Nursing education and orientation.

Facilitated staff and patient education in order to reduce patient length of stay.

Collaboration to improve discharge process, patient safety, and improve quality outcomes.

Promoted nurse-physician rounding.

Clinical Expertise:

Step down, CDU, surgical, orthopedic, ER, oncology, and Acute Rehab units.

IV management expert.

Educated and empowered patients to achieve their healthcare goals.

Promoted patients’ ability to understand of plan of care.

Modified current treatment plans to adapt to individualized patient needs.

Intervened as a resource nurse for a wide variety of situations and hospitals.

Collaborated with physicians for changes in medications and treatment plans for multiple conditions.

Promoted patient-centered care to improve outcomes and compliance.

10/2000 – 8/2012 Phelps County Regional Medical Center:

Leadership:

Weekend Resource Registered/Charge Nurse

Staff assignments

Championed research leading to nurse-led, pre-op education for joint replacement.

Collaborated with healthcare providers to provide optimum patient care and positive outcomes.

Orientation/education of staff.

Promoted time management and productive in daily environment

Clinical Expertise:

Med-Surg Expert (Benner, 1984)

Step down, CDU, surgical, orthopedic, ER, oncology, and Acute Rehab units.

Extensive orthopedic experience

IV and procedural expert: NG and Chest tubes etc.

Orthopedic pre and post-op knees, hips, ankles, shoulders, and lumbar laminectomies.

GI/GU pre and post-surgical care.

Technology:

Assessment and documentation utilizing Meditech (EMR)

Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook

Additional Roles: Mercy Medical Center, Springfield, Mo.

Leadership:

Resource Registered Nurse.

Exhibited ability to fulfill RN position in a wide variety of settings/units.

Promoted medication and treatment compliance.

Collaborated with nurses and physicians to promote patient care and

treatments.

Promoted compliance with facility policies and procedures.

Clinical Expertise:

Step down, CDU, surgical, ER, oncology, and Acute Rehab units.

IV and procedural expert: NG and Chest tubes etc.

Orthopedic pre and post-op knees, hips, ankles, shoulders, and lumbar laminectomies.

GI/GU pre and post-surgical care.

Technology:

Assessment and documentation utilizing Meditech (EMR)

Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook

Missouri Veterans home:

Leadership:

Night shift manager

Educated staff and promoted change within healthcare environment for positive patient outcomes.

Promoted medication and treatment compliance.

Educated staff on appropriate use of PRN medications.

Identified deficiencies and presented an educational plan to promote patient care.

Allocation of staffing resources

Clinical Expertise:

Performed medication administration in a timely, efficient manner.

Performed physical assessments

Documented assessments and changes in patient status.

Management of wound care

Notified physicians of potential patient decline

Technology

Transcription of physician orders

EMR: Meditech

04/1997 – 10/2000 Rolla Manor Care Center: RN Weekend Manager

Leadership:

RN weekend manager

Staffing allocation

Weekend Charge Registered Nurse

Infection control and prevention

Collaborated with healthcare providers to promote treatment for a wide variety of diagnoses.

Promoted medication and treatment compliance.

Educated staff to promote patient care for positive outcomes.

Hands-on education of staff.

Team builder.

1996 – 1997 Community Care Centers: Clinical Director of Nursing

Leadership:

Educated staff and promoted change within the healthcare environment for positive patient outcomes.

Staffing allocation.

Disciplinary action designation.

Interviewing/hiring decision-making.

Managed and promoted a positive work environment to include accountability of care (75 employees).

Increased patient admissions by 250%.

Improved employee morale as evidenced by a reduction in employee turnover by 25%.

Achieved quality improvement initiatives in nursing evidenced by passing state surveys with no deficiencies.

Decrease in medication errors by 20%.

Analyzed and communicated identified areas of improvement with a planned solution (patient-centered caring).

Collaborated with other healthcare providers to provide optimum patient care.

Educated and promoted staff time management evidenced by timeliness of medication administration.

Coordinated education of new and current staff members.

HONOR AND AWARDS:

Member Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing: Alpha Iota Chapter

Member of the Golden Key International Honour Society

Recipient of the 2014-2015 G&E Spalding Scholarship

Recipient of the Fall 2010 Arlene L. Grueber & Cynthia M. Grueber scholarship.

Trustee’s List at Southwest Baptist University, Fall/2009

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Sapaugh, D.K. (2018) Obesity: Care in Rural Communities. Open Access Library Journal, 5: e4595. https://doi.org/10.4236/oalib.1104595

REFERENCES

Dr. Keron Ferguson MD ac9if6@r.postjobfree.com 407-***-****

Mariluz Quinones, RN, Case Manager ac9if6@r.postjobfree.com 407-***-****

Todd Powell, MBA, Program Director ac9if6@r.postjobfree.com 407-***-****

DR. Angela Hernandez, DNP luvsnursing99@yahoocom 314-***-****

Paul Edward Amorde: VP of Operations ac9if6@r.postjobfree.com

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Kim Alston, BSN: DOHS - The Delaney ac9if6@r.postjobfree.com 254-***-****

Missy Lanham Administrative Assistant ac9if6@r.postjobfree.com 573-***-****



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