Bloomington, IL *****
Family Nurse Practitioner Profile
Professional and caring Nurse with nine years of broad experience in clinical, Level 1 trauma, and community hospital settings. Master of Nursing student (graduation 6/29/2019) focused on advancing individual nursing practice through continued education and clinical hands-on experience in Primary Care, Urgent Care, Pediatrics, and Family Care Clinics. Passionate about treating patients through the various stages of life in a Family Practice Clinic with individualized, comprehensive, and evidence-based primary. Demonstrated ability to quickly develop rapport with patients, formulate differential diagnosis, and develop cost-effective treatment plans. Special interests include Psychology, and the management of chronic illnesses to improve health and quality of life.
Evidence-based Primary Care Differential Diagnosis Treatment Plans
Patient Rapport Physical Exams Chronic Illness Management
Bloomington Primary Care, 8-week rotation, 2018
Gathered patient history, performed exams, and developed differential diagnosis for a broad range of patients with medical, psychological, and chronic illness conditions. Nurse Practitioner mentors noted strengths in thoroughness, initiative, critical thinking, formulation of differential diagnosis, displaying caring, and facilitating comfortable conversations with patients.
Advocate Family Clinic, 16-week rotation, 2018 – 2019
Treated patients of a community-needs clinic with mentoring from physicians on-staff. Develop cost-effective treatment plans and offer guidance to patients on following their plan. Strong patient interaction and differential diagnosis strengths noted by mentors.
Advocate Immediate Care, 8-week rotation, 2019
Treated patients with acute complaints in the urgent care setting. Gained experience in developing a differential diagnosis for many common acute complaints. Learned how to work efficiently in a high volume clinic. Developed documentation skills. Experience with suturing and using derma bond. Preceptor noted strengths in efficiency, using evidence-based medicine, strong interpersonal skills, and teamwork within the office.
Bloomington Pediatric and Allergy, 8-week rotation, 2019
Treated pediatric patients in a high-volume pediatric office. Gained experience with assessment skills with pediatric patients from birth to adulthood. Expanded knowledge on a variety of common pediatric complaints, as well as well-visits at all different ages.
Fidelity On Call, Peoria, IL
Registered Nurse, 2015–Present
Skills: Telemetry, titrating drips, ventilators, IABP, open heart recovery, neurological surgery recovery, temporary pacemakers, CRRT, hypothermia.
Fulfill critical nursing gaps in a broad range of facilities, including Level 1 trauma centers and community hospitals. Apply specialty knowledge to manage patients in ICU, Cardiac, and IMC units. Quickly learn systems and procedures at each facility to seamlessly integrate into care team. Assess patient health status, communicate with physician, and administer care plan for a wide range of patients with acute and chronic conditions. Document patient treatment and collaborate with multi-disciplinary care team on patient needs.
Offered multiple contract extensions by providing critical quality nursing skills and patient care utilizing strengths in interpersonal communication, prioritization, and time management.
Earned recognition from various managers for being a quick learner, and integrating into the unit as a team member.
Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Normal, IL
Registered Nurse, 2011-2015
Skills: Open heart recovery, ventilators, neurological surgery recovery, temporary pacemakers, CRRT, IABP, Hypothermia, cardiac drip titration, telemetry, and computer order entry.
Offered medical care to patients on specialty units, including Medical/Oncology, ICU, Cardiac, and IMC. Monitored patient vitals, administered medications, and documented treatment. Collaborated with physicians and staff to provide holistic care and respond to changes in patient health. Facilitated care conversations with patient and family to explain care needs outside the hospital facility.
Achieved a reduction in hospital acquired C. difficile as Chair of the Shared Governance Committee by directing an evidence-based project and implementing a care bundle to quickly identify patients with the condition and isolate to reduce spread of the disease.
Licensed Practical Nurse, 2010 – 2011
Offered bedside assistance to patients and documented care plan. Monitored vitals and partnered with RN to respond to patient needs.
Nurse Technician/Unit Secretary, 2008 - 2010
Assisted nurses with care orders, documentation, supplies, and scheduling.
Education and Credentials
Master of Science in Nursing-FNP (Anticipated 6/29/2019)
Chamberlain College of Nursing, Downers Grove, IL
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 2016
Chamberlain College of Nursing, Downers Grove, IL
Associate Degree in Nursing, 2011
Heartland Community College – Normal, IL
Registered Nurse – State of Illinois
ACLS Provider Certified – American Heart Association
BLS Provider Certified – American Heart Association