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Nurse Practitioner Registered

Knightdale, North Carolina, United States
June 10, 2019

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Raleigh, North Carolina 27545

919-***-****/ 217-1799

To secure a position as a Nurse Practitioner


DNP (In Progress), University of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina

MSN (2015), Walden University

BSN (2009), University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina


Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (A-GNP-C)

Virginia State Licensed Nurse Practitioner

North Carolina Nurse Practitioner Registration

North Carolina Nurse Practitioner Certificate

Registered Nurse


Member, American Nurses Association

Member, American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Member, North Carolina Nurses Association (NCNA)


01/2019 – Present Nurse Practitioner, Federal Correctional Institution, Williamsburg, Salters, South Carolina 29590

Provides primary health care which includes comprehensive assessment and management of uncomplicated acute and stable chronic health problems with emphasis on patient education, patient counseling, continuity of care, health promotion and maintenance, disease prevention and management. Patient management decisions are made in collaboration with physicians and established clinical guidelines.

Manages the daily operation of the outpatient/inpatient departments and conducts daily sick call.

Performs comprehensive physical and psycho social assessment including health maintenance screening and risk evaluation.

Identifies behaviors and environmental factors affecting health /illness. Encourages lifestyles that maintain and support wellness through patient education and counseling and assists patients in becoming active participants in personal health.

Implements intervention through patient education, counseling, and delegated medical tasks utilizing appropriate materials and strategies to provide health education.

Secures a health and developmental history from the patient, records findings, and makes critical evaluations. Provides current entries for maintenance of medical records.

Establishes diagnostic impressions and requests appropriate diagnostic tests (e.g., laboratory, x-ray, visual acuity and electrocardiogram) and ability to interpret results and selected laboratory findings to include the ability to collect, organize, record, and communicate in a meaningful way data relevant to primary health assessments, including a detailed medical history and physical examination.

Mental Health - Screens for gross mood change, disoriented patterns of behavior, or speech. Takes brief psychiatric, drug, and alcohol abuse history. General knowledge to identify a particular mental disorder such as depression or anxiety and provides emergency treatment and care.

Serves as the primary provider for routine requests for evaluation of new complaints, for routine recurring visits for chronic illnesses, and emergencies when clinically indicated.

Prescribes medications and treatment for illnesses.

Responsible for the proper interpretations of prescriptions and the dispensing of products as prescribed recognizing any common synergistic, antagonistic, and cumulative effects.

Provides a wide range of emergency services including primary care for trauma and lifesaving procedures.

Assists and works collaboratively with the physician in management of selected complex medical problems. Makes decisions concerning medical care needs of the patient with the physician, as well as decisions regarding special needs. Assists the physician in performing more exhaustive diagnosis and treatment.

Participates with the physician and consulting physicians in planning, instituting, evaluating, and revising program plans. Also, assists in determining conditions, resource s and policies essential to delivery of the health care services.

05/2010- 01/2019 Clinical Nurse, Federal Correctional Center, Butner, North Carolina 27509

Worked as ambulatory care nurse (2 years), Med-Surgical nurse (2 years), Hospice nurse (1.5 years), Mental Health nurse (1 year), and Adult and Geriatric nurse (2 years) within the Federal Medical Center, Butner, North Carolina

Provided a full range of both acute and long-term nursing services to inmates in Federal prisons, including assessing, diagnosing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the medical condition of inmate patients.

Provided direct patient care services in accordance with legal, ethical and institution standards.

Implemented established protocols and standing orders for handling inmate complaints during sick call and initiates emergency care as needed according to community standards.

Developed a nursing assessment for each patient, to include planning, implementing, and evaluating nursing care.

Assessed and identify high risk symptoms/behaviors in patients, to include suicidal risk, homicidal risk and risk for verbal and/or physical abuse.

Completed nutritional screening as part of the assessment and refers patient to a dietitian for a nutritional assessment if necessary.

Monitored, evaluated and revised the plan of care as needed. Assess and document the discharge planning needs of patient.

Managed patient flow and triage, responding to institution emergencies with the mid-level practitioner or physician back up, coordinating the workload/duties of the LPN/LVN, screening new arrivals, assessing inmates returning from consultant visits or hospitalizations, and providing patient education.

Administered treatment and procedures with attention to accuracy, patient safety and comfort.

Maintained an accurate inventory of all needles, syringes, and controlled substances.

Assessed a patient's condition on an on-going basis and appropriately select the standing orders to be followed, as well as refer patients to the appropriate medical practitioner.

Evaluated the effectiveness of interventions, monitors and documents progress toward identified goals, and reports information to the multi-disciplinary team for use in reevaluating the plan of care.

Completed written medical record documentation in an accurate, well organized, legible and timely manner.

Competently utilized specialized monitoring equipment including but not limited to EKG machines, blood pressure machines, cardiac monitors, traction equipment, glucometers, defibrillators, IV infusion pumps, etc.

Performs nursing care in a manner which demonstrates respect for a patient's dignity, personal preference, or culture.

Utilized current principles of community health nursing to promote a healthful environment and reduce the incidence of communicable diseases within the correctional setting.

Responsible for maintaining security of the institution along with all other correctional institution employees.

04/2010 - 05/2011 & 06/2016 – 05/2017 Present Professional Nurse, Central Regional Hospital, Butner, North Carolina 27545

Provided clinical care and psychosocial support to psychiatric patients on the adult and geriatric units of the hospital.

Utilized nursing process to accurately and appropriately assess, plan, implement and evaluate clinical care.

Collected and documents data based on a systematic and ongoing assessment for each patient as his or her needs change.

Developed and documents plan of care in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team.

Responsible for documenting ongoing evaluation of the quality and appropriateness of nursing care given, implementation of care planning, and the patient’s response to treatment

Administered medication, assists in managing difficult behavior, participates in interdisciplinary team processes and supervises Health Care Technicians and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN).

11/2007 - 03/2010 Health Care Technician/ Registered Nurse, WakeMed Hospitals, Raleigh, North Carolina 27610

As a Nursing Aid, provided direct patient care under the supervision of a staff nurse

As a Nursing Aid, performed non-professional services such as caring for the personal needs and comforts patients.

As a Nurse, provided total comprehensive nursing to patients and their families through the implementation of a plan of care based upon the patient's developmental and health care needs.

Assessed patient’s physical, psychological, socioeconomic status

Provided patient’s care according to physician orders regarding care, treatment, and education.

Supported the mission, values of the hospital and management of patient care services.

05/2005 – 09/2005 Volunteer, Duke Health Raleigh, Raleigh, North Carolina 27609

Served as a Same Day Surgery volunteer

Assisted nurses where necessary in the care of patients.

Under the direction of the Surgical Services RN, maintains waiting area and assisted visitors and family as needed.

Put together charts and provides other clerical duties.

06/2002 – 07/2007 Case Manager, Wake County Human Services, Raleigh, North Carolina 27601

Provided services for homeless population

Served as intake worker Supervisor and Manager-in-Charge on third shift.

Provided ongoing counseling and support for clients.

Maintained accurate records of all activities occurring during shift

11/2001 – 06/2002 Health Care Technician 1 North Carolina DHHS, Murdock Center, Butner, NC

Provided basic health care for mentally retarded individuals; charting, recording and reporting, and resident programming activities.

Observed individuals to ensure clients are free from self-injurious behaviors.

Intervened with appropriate preventive intervention course (PIC) procedures to control residents’ behavior

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