Multifaceted, ethical, and passionate Family Nurse Practitioner with 8 years of clinical nursing experience. Proven ability to promote professional and personal growth through dedication and constant evaluations of patient progress. Strong leader with strengths in building rapport and collaborating with physicians, nursing staff, healthcare professionals, and patients of diverse backgrounds. Knowledgeable in medical/surgical, cardiac telemetry, surgical, surgical/trauma, emergency medicine, step-down, and progressive care. EDUCATION
South University – Savannah, GA June 2015
Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner (License Number: F1015056) University of Arkansas – Little Rock, AR August 2012 Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Jefferson Regional Med Center School of Nursing- Pine Bluff, AR December 2007 Diploma Registered Nurse
NURSE PRACTITIONER STUDENT CLINCIAL EXPERIENCE
Advanced Health & Physical Assessment August 2014
Medlink – Oglethorpe, GA (Dr. Jeuslyn Chandler)
60 clinical hours working with patients ranging from newborn to geriatric.
Assisted physician in physical assessments and history taking by means of SOAP notes.
Educated patients on pertinent information related to medication, diagnosis and symptoms.
Family Health – Adults & Gerontology November 2014 Medlink – Oglethorpe, GA (Dr. Jeuslyn Chandler)
180 hours of clinical time with focus being on adults and the geriatric population.
Performed physical assessments, history and background information and presented to physician.
Formulated patient diagnosis and differential diagnosis, plan of care, and appropriate follow-up.
Educated patients on medication actions, side effects and proper use. Family Health – Women’s Health January 2015
Medlink – Winder, GA (Dr. Maribelle Verdiales)
180 clinical hours that focused on the complete healthcare needs of women of all ages
Performed pap smears, breast examinations and complete physical assessments
Educated women on self-care, lifestyle habits, medication usage, and side effects
Presented each case to physician for feed back
Family Health – Pediatrics April 2015
Medlink – Winder, GA (Dr. Jeralyn Smith)
180 hours with focus placed on children’s health and illnesses
Assessed and gathered information on each client, and presented to physician
Monitored growth and development of patients
Educated patients and parents on issues such as; safety, warning signs, normal growth and development and healthy lifestyle choices
Family Health – Primary Care June 2015
Medlink – Oglethorpe, GA (Dr. Jeuslyn Chandler)
180 hours that focused on client’s healthcare across the continuum.
Assessed and gathered client information to formulate diagnoses and plans of care.
Monitored and evaluated effectiveness of new medications and onset of disease.
Educated clients to increase compliance and informed decision-making.
Assessed vital signs, lab results, and microscopic analysis.
Made referrals when appropriate.
Premier Healthcare Professionals – Cummings, GA November 2012 – Present Local Travel Nurse
Provide patient care in over 8 hospitals ranging from 3-6 patients.
Manage post-op patients from various procedures including abdominal surgeries, cardiac catheterizations, various drips and titrates.
Assess disease progress and manage symptoms to develop plans of care and monitor patient outcome.
Gwinnett Medical Center – Lawrenceville, GA June 2010 – Present Staff Nurse/Float
Collaborate with physicians to provide quality care in a 533-bed facility.
Act as relief staff by floating to various areas of nursing to manage patients on different levels of acuity.
Promote evidence-based practice by completing nursing competencies and continued education.
St. Vincent Infirmary – Little Rock, AR June 2009 – May 2010 ICU Staff Nurse
Delivered care for the critical patient and family through monitoring patients on critical drips, providing on-going patient education, and assisting in code situations.
Partnered with physicians to accurately build and follow patient care plans.
Maximized patient care by collaboration with healthcare team members such as dietitian, chaplain services, wound care, and social services. Jefferson Regional Medical Center – Pine Bluff, AR August 2008 – May 2010 Staff/Charge Nurse
Cared for patients with cardiac and medical problems while working in the Emergency Department with various levels of acuity including assisting in code situations.
Supervised LPNs and staff RNs to ensure competency, and adherence to policies and procedures.
Maintained a working relationship with physicians to assist with increasing patient satisfaction and properly preparing patients for procedures.
Educated patients on procedures and post-procedures. Baptist Health Medical Center – Stuttgart, AR March 2006 – April 2009 ED Staff Nurse/Patient Care Tech
Provided quality care for over 100 patients daily in emergency situations.
Ensured equipment and supplies were properly maintained and functioning prior to each shift.
Prepared patients for procedures and accompanied them to specialty departments.