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Nurse Practitioner

Location:
Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Posted:
October 28, 2016

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Maxine Myers, RN, MSN, FNP-C

**** ***** **** ***** **********, SC 29414

321-***-**** acw97m@r.postjobfree.com

Executive Summary

Family Nurse Practitioner with diverse nursing background. I have a gift for working all age clients: Pediatric to Geriatric. During my two years as an FNP-C I have been able to experience a variety of settings which has afforded me experience in the following areas:

Urgent care

Primary care

Sports physicals

X-ray evaluation

Trauma evaluation

Orthopedic evaluation

Patient teaching

End of life care

Occupational medicine

Professional Experience

Colonial Urgent Care, Sumter, SC 12/2015 – Present

Family Nurse Practitioner

Independently assessed, treated, and managed an average of 25-30 pediatric, youth, adult, and geriatric patients per shift, providing a wide variety of Urgent Care including suturing, I&Ds, and diagnostic interpretation.

Administered DOT exams and determined physical fitness for commercial drivers.

Assessed and followed up on worker’s compensation related medical claims.

Direct admit patients to hospitalist as needed.

COMPHEALTH: WALMART CARE CLINIC, Florence, SC 1/2015 – Present

Family Nurse Practitioner (locum tenens)

Independently assess, diagnose, and treat pediatric, youth, adult, and geriatric patients presenting with a range of episodic and chronic conditions, seeing approximately 25 patients per 12-hour shift.

Develop and implement individualized clinical plans of care.

Prescribe medications as warranted.

Educate patients on treatments and disease management, and create public education boards to increase disease awareness; lowered A1Cs in diabetic patients through education and follow-up.

LINDE HEALTHCARE-DR EXPRESS, Columbia, SC 6/2014 – 12/2014

Family Nurse Practitioner (locum tenens)

Independently assessed, treated, and managed an average of 25-30 pediatric, youth, adult, and geriatric patients per shift, providing a wide variety of Urgent Care including suturing, I&Ds, and diagnostic interpretation.

Administered DOT exams and determined physical fitness for commercial drivers.

Assessed and followed up on worker’s compensation related medical claims.

Provided referrals to medical specialists or the emergency room as warranted.

DREAM CENTER CLINIC, North Charleston, SC 9/2013 – 2/2014

Registered Nurse

Assessed, treated, and counseled patients with acute and chronic medical problems.

Educated diabetic patients on disease management.

BON SECOURS ST. FRANCIS HOSPITAL, Charleston, SC 2/2013 – Present

Registered Nurse

Assessed, treated, and counseled acute and chronic nephrology patients.

Interpreted labs and EKGs; managed hemodialysis therapy.

MELBOURNE DAVITA DIALYSIS, Melbourne, FL 5/2009 – 1/2012

Home Training Registered Nurse

Educated pre-dialysis patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD).

Trained patients to perform home peritoneal dialysis.

Increased home census by 100%.

WUESTHOFF HOSPITAL, Rockledge, FL 9/2006 – 7/2009

RN Clinical Supervisor

Managed infection control for a 130-bed acute care unit.

Provided staffing, nursing staff support, and interdisciplinary coordination for a 250-bed hospital.

Served on the rapid response team.

BREVARD KIDNEY AND HYPERTENSION CENTER, Merritt Island, FL 8/2002 – 11/2006

Nurse Manager

Educated patients and staff on CKD and dialysis.

Coordinated scheduling for a 130-bed outpatient dialysis unit.

Led preparation for a successful survey.

Education & Credentials

Post-MSN, Family Nurse Practitioner, Frontier Nursing University, Hyden, KY, 2013

MSN, University of Phoenix, Maitland, FL, 2006

BSN, University of Phoenix, Orlando, FL, 2005

Certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-C), American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Since 2/2014

Basic Life Support, American Heart Association, Since 4/2015

Professional Affiliations

American Association of Diabetic Educators

American Association of Nurse Practitioners

American Nephrology Nurses Association

Low Country Advanced Nurse Practitioners

National Kidney Foundation, Advanced Practitioner Council

Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing

Community Involvement

DREAM CENTER CLINIC, North Charleston, SC 2/2014 – Present

Volunteer Family Nurse Practitioner

Independently assess, diagnose, and treat under-served adult patients with a range of chronic conditions.

Develop and implement individualized clinical plans of care, coordinate specialists as needed, and locate resources for medication and other necessary services.

Educate patients on diabetes management.



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