Jennifer Wheeler, MSN, ARNP, FNP-C
Post-Master of Science (Nursing), Regis College, Boston, MA 2019
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program
Master of Science (Nursing), University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 2015
Family Nurse Practitioner Program
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, St. Petersburg College, St. Petersburg, FL 2011
RN to BSN program
Associate of Science in Nursing, St. Petersburg College, St. Petersburg, FL 2008
LPN to RN program
Associate In Arts, St. Petersburg College, St. Petersburg, FL 2008
Practical Nursing Certificate, PTEC, St. Petersburg, FL 2006
Delta Epsilon Iota Academic Honor Society 2014
Sigma Thea Tau International Honor society 2008
PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE/LEADERSHIP
Grace Point Wellness 09/2017-Present
Nurse Practitioner-Mental Health Adult Outpatient
Under the general supervision of the Medical Director provide comprehensive psychiatric services to an adult outpatient population.
Perform initial psychiatric evaluation and follow up medication management evaluations.
Assess and treat chronic episodic psychiatric illnesses and provide medication management.
Refer to therapist, case management, community resources or hospitalization for psychiatric services.
Nurse Practitioner-Mental Health Adult & Children Inpatient PRN
Under the general supervision of the Medical Director provide comprehensive psychiatric services to children and adult inpatient population.
Assess and treats chronic episodic psychiatric illnesses and provide medication management.
Refer to therapist, case management and community resources for additional services.
Northside Hospital (HCA)
Quality Management Coordinator-Core Measures 2/2013-12/2018
Coordinates the collection, evaluation, and dissemination of performance data relative to specified quality improvement programs within the hospital
Accurately abstracts and analyzes data for the Core Measures and FMQAI projects.
Coordinates Performance Improvement Committees/Teams
Facilitates assigned process improvement initiatives by using problem-solving methodology, root cause analysis and/or Failure, Mode, Effects & Criticality Analysis (FMECA).
Maintains proactive and effective communication with all members of the departmental team.
Saratoga Medical Center 05/2017-09/2017
Nurse Practitioner-Contract at MacDill Air Force Base
Perform deployment related health assessment and annual mental health assessment to active duty service members.
If mental health issues identified, referred to mental health provider, therapist, and case management for additional services.
Comprehensive Care Center Inc. dba Community AIDS Network
Nurse Practitioner 03/2017-05/2017
Treat patients with common acute conditions, chronic illnesses, minor trauma and infectious diseases.
Collaborate with the physician in the health care of patients with chronic illnesses.
Request consultation or referral with appropriate physicians, clinics, or other health resources as indicated.
Health & Psychiatry 12/2016-03/2017
Nurse Practitioner-Outpatient Private Practice.
Assess and treats chronic episodic psychiatric illnesses and provide medication management to an adult outpatient population.
Perform initial psychiatric evaluation and weekly to monthly follow up evaluations.
Refer to therapist for psychotherapy or hospitalization for acute psychiatric services.
North Tampa Behavioral Health (Acadia)
Nurse Practitioner-Behavioral Health 09/2015-10/2016
Under the direct supervision of the Medical Director provide comprehensive psychiatric services to an adult inpatient population.
Assess and treats chronic and acute episodic psychiatric illnesses, provide medication management & daily follow up evaluations along with discharge coordination.
Coordinate care closely with treatment team while maintaining a positive collaborative relationship.
Largo Medical Center (HCA)
Nurse Practitioner-Occupational Health 02/2016-07/2016
Provide occupational health care management services to local business including workmen’s comp injury care and employment physicals.
Performs Department of transportation (DOT) physicals, drug screens, and breathe alcohol testing.
Provide pre-employment and health screening of employees of facility.
Parallon Business Performance Group (HCA)
Revenue Integrity Nurse Auditor 7/2010-10/2015
Analyze and resolve specific billing edits that require clinical expertise and that are delaying claims from processing.
Identify charging, coding, or clinical documentation issues and work with appropriate leadership and ancillary departments to resolve issues.
Perform charge audits by verifying billing data as compared to documentation and making corrections in Patient Accounting as needed.
By analyzing audit findings, recommendations are made to facility ancillary department directors in order to improve documentation, charging flow, and accuracy.
Baycare Healthcare Systems 1/2011-12/2011 Northbay Recovery Center- Clinical Nurse-II (PRN)
Assess and treat individuals with psychiatric disorders and identify risk factors for such disorders.
Develops a nursing diagnosis and plan of care and evaluates it for effectiveness.
Support for patients’ families to assist them in dealing with family member’s mental illness.
Delegates appropriate patient care activities to other members of the health care team.
Responsible for professional accountability and development.
JSA Healthcare 6/2009-6/2010 Corp. Disease Management Nurse
Develop and coordinate orientation of new staff
Responsible for patient case management to assure appropriate care is provided; reinforce patient education- preventative care, dietary restrictions, medications and other therapeutic regimens.
Assist the Center Medical Director with the management of high-risk patient populations and appropriate case management plans. Assist individual Case Mgmt. Manager as needed.
Evaluate and recommend health delivery network changes with the site Medical Director and Center Manager.
Employee case management for annual immunizations and H1N1.
Bay Area treatment Center 7/2008- 12/2011 Medication Nurse (Full time & PRN)
Responsible for daily physical and mental health assessment of patients.
Patient education regarding methadone, opiate addiction, and drug interactions.
Assess treatment success with addiction counselors.
Recommend and arranging with counselors community resources for patients.
Responsible for daily medication dispensing, collection of fees and accurate accounting of inventory.
Freedom Inn at Bay Pines 12/2007-6/2008
Assistant Wellness Director
Supervise Care Associates who are med tech trained staff.
Monitor, coordinate, and adjust Care Associates work schedule as needed to meet resident needs and budget guidelines.
Assign and monitor resident services tasks and shift responsibilities.
Carry out performance improvement and disciplinary actions with Care Associates.
Bayfront Medical Center 9/2004-12/2007
LPN- Med/Surg Ortho
Contributes to assessment of patients by collecting data for analysis by RN.
Administer medication and observe patients for adverse reactions to medication and/or treatments.
Performs clerical and reception duties involving maintenance of the medical record and transcription of orders.
Assist patients with activities of daily living, finger stick glucose testing, tabulation of intake and output, data collection of vital signs, height and weight and wound care as needed.
Danka Office Imaging 06/2001- 09/2004
Sr. Collections Analyst
Identify high dollar past due accounts, provide payment options to customer.
Train new employees
Work in partnership with other departments to ensure problem resolution and maintain customer satisfaction.
Perform administrative functions, data entry and provide customer service support for meter collecting and accounts receivable process.
University of South Florida- Graduate Student 8/2013-5/2015 Supervised Clinical Experience (Cumulatively 720+ hours of clinical working experiences in family practice or similar type settings. As well as one semester of clinical laboratory simulation for care of the childbearing family and one semester of supervised laboratory performance of procedural activities.)
Application and interpretation of common diagnostic studies
Chest radiograph interpretation
12 Lead EKG interpretation
Regional wound infiltration and digital block anesthesia
Basic suturing technique
Joint aspiration/Joint injection/Trigger point injection
January 2014-February 2014 Baycare (Primary Care-Adult & Gastroenterology) • 2424 Enterprise Road, Suite C Clearwater, Florida 33763• Dr. Stanton Tripodis (90 Hours)
February 2014- April 2014 All Children’s Hospital-Allergy Asthma Immunology• 601 5th St S, St Petersburg, Florida 33701• Carla Duff, APRN (90 Hours)
May 2014-June2014 Access Healthcare (Primary Care-Adult) • 5370 Spring Hill Dr, Spring Hill, Florida 34606• Dr. Manjusri Vennamaneni (90 Hours)
June 2014-July 2014 Florida Arthritis & Osteoporosis Center • 8029 Washington Street, Port Richey, Florida 34668 • Dr. Farrukh Zaidi (90 Hours)
August 2014-October 2014 Pinellas County Child Protection Team• 4000 Gateway Centre Blvd, Ste 200
Pinellas Park, Florida 33782 • Valerie Hill, APRN (90 Hours)
October 2014-November 2014 All Children's Hospital-Rheumatology • 601 5th St S, St Petersburg, Florida 33701 • Dr. Robert W. Nickeson (60 Hours)
November 2014 Bee Ridge ObGyn • 3920 Bee Ridge Road, Bldg B, Ste B
Sarasota, FL 34233 • Anne Andrews, ARNP (30 Hours)
January 2015-April 2015 Suncoast Total Health Care (Primary Care-Adult) • 24945 US Hwy 19 N Clearwater, FL 33763• Kathie Gonzales, APRN (180 Hours)
Regis College- Graduate Student 01/2018-04/2019
Supervised Clinical Experience (Cumulatively 600+ hours of clinical working experiences in a Psychiatric Mental Health practice or similar type settings).
August 2018-December 2018 Gracepoint Wellness (Child and Adolescent Psychiatry) • 5800 N Nebraska Ave, Tampa, Florida 33610• Dr. Vashun Williams (100 Hours)
August 2018-April 2019 Gracepoint Wellness (Adult Psychiatry) • 5707 N 22nd Street, Tampa, Florida 33610• Alicia Parks, APRN (500 Hours)
PROFESSIONAL/ COMMUNITY SERVICE
Member of American Association of Nurse Practitioners 2014-Present
Member of Delta Epsilon Iota Academic Honor Society 2014
CERTIFICATIONS/ SPECIALIZED TRAINING
American Association of Nurse Practitioners Certification in Family Nurse Practitioner
Florida Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Practitioner License ARNP9287706
American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support
Breathe Alcohol technician and Urine Drug Screen Certified.
Department of Transportation Certified Medical Examiner
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