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Registered Nurse Practitioner

Location:
Pipe Creek, Texas, 78063, United States
Salary:
100,000
Posted:
October 05, 2016

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Britany L. Kelley, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

*** ***** ****

Lakehills, Texas 78063

acwxj0@r.postjobfree.com

Cell # 361-***-****

OBJECTIVE

To find a position as a Family Nurse Practioner in a Family Practice or Internal Medicine setting.

EDUCATION

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi-College of Nursing & Health Sciences

Master of Science in Nursing-Family Nurse Practioner May 2016

University of Texas Arlington

Bachelors of Science in Nursing August 2012

San Antonio College School of Nursing

Associates Degree in Nursing March 2011

Northwest Vista College

Associates of Applied Science December 2008

Hondo High School

High school Diploma May 2006

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

Over 6 years in the healthcare and nursing field, with primarily experience in the Emergency Room, and in intensive care.

Ability to build positive relationships with patients, family members, physicians, mentors, and other medical professionals.

Team player with strong leadership skills.

Disciplined, motivated, and goal orientated.

Time efficient, dedicated, and hard working.

LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION

American Association of Nurse Practioners (AANP): current

Texas Board of Nursing APRN License: current

Registered Nurse License: current

American Heart Association: CPR (BLS): current

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS): current

Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC): current

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

AANP-American Association of Nurse Practitioners

HONORS

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Member

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

Integrated Clinical Practice: FNP: (Capstone Course: 270 hours) Spring 2016

Clinical Site: Advanced Medical Group, 5282 Medical Drive, Suite 170, San Antonio, TX, Mentor: Dr. Armando Sanchez

Clinical Site: Lisa Davis, MD, 520 Camden St. San Antonio, TX, Mentor: Debra Gallop, FNP

This clinical rotation focused on the continued study of assessment and clinical management of selected health problems frequently seen in primary health care. The clinical portion provides for the development of clinical competence as the student integrates previously acquired knowledge into the enactment of the multiple roles for the nurse practitioner, and allows for a greater degree of interdependent practice based on the student’s abilities and progress.

Management of Acute & Chronic Diseases II (135 hours) Fall 2015

Clinical Site: Women Partners in OB/GYN, 502 Madison Oak Dr. Suite #340, San Antonio, TX, Mentor: Berit Gissell, WHNP

Clinical Site: Gonzaba Medical Group, 7616 Culebra Rd San Antonio, TX, Mentor: Lori Green, FNP,

This clinical rotation focused on the continued study of the clinical management of commonly occurring acute and chronic conditions in primary health care settings across the life span. Emphasis is on symptom analysis, diagnostic reasoning, differential diagnosis, and prescription of therapeutic regimens. The clinical practice provides the opportunity for the students to perform comprehensive and episodic assessments, practice advanced skills in health assessment, diagnose commonly occurring illness, and suggest treatments under supervision.

Management of Acute & Chronic Diseases I (135 hours) Summer 2015

Clinical Site: Southwest Children’s Center, 5822 Medical Dr. Suite #310, San Antonio, TX, Mentor: Dr. Marshall Benbow

Clinical Site: Medina Regional: Medical Clinic, 1250 Hwy 173N Devine, TX, Mentor: Julie Merritt, FNP

This clinical rotation focused on the study of the clinical management of commonly occurring acute and chronic conditions in primary health care settings across the lifespan. Content includes study of symptom complexes, pathophysiology, epidemiology, clinical management, and prevention of complications. Emphasis is on symptom analysis, diagnostic reasoning, differential diagnosis, and prescription of therapeutic regimens. Attention is given to research-based pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments, and integration of nursing, developmental, family and transcultural theories to the diagnostic and management process. The clinical practice provides the opportunity for the student to perform comprehensive and episodic assessments, practice advanced skills in health assessment, diagnose commonly occurring illnesses, and suggest treatments under supervision in urban/rural communities.

Advanced Health Assessment/Differential Diagnosis (90 hours) Spring 2015

Clinical Site: Medcare Associates, 1051 Old US Hwy 90 E, Castroville, TX, Mentor: Sarah Bradshaw, FNP

This clinical rotation focused on the study and practice of complex skills for comprehensive health assessment with focus on differentiation and interpretation of normal and abnormal findings across the lifespan. Focus extends to developing a comprehensive database to establish a list of differential diagnoses; includes radiology, EKGs and common office tests performed in primary practice. Oral and written communication of findings in a collaborative relationship with other healthcare providers is emphasized. Variables related to rural and multicultural populations are incorporated into the total assessment. Students increase knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and communication skills. The clinical component of the course provides opportunity to interpret as well as practice complex assessment techniques. Students perform basic office tests and interpret other laboratory and diagnostic data as part of the assessment process.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Methodist Hospital-Adult Emergency Department (ER)

Registered Nurse-Staff Nurse II May 2012-Present

Deliver direct patient care for patients across the adult life span with different levels of acuity and illnesses.

Educate patients’ and their families from admission until discharge.

Perform nursing skills such as administer medications, monitor vital signs, collect labs, establish patent intravenous lines, follow out doctors orders, provide necessary equipment for bedside procedures, assist doctors with procedures, titrate medication drips, provide oxygen when needed, insert Foley catheters and NGT’s when ordered, and assist with life resuscitation measures.

Advocate for patients’ and their families, and communicate effectively with colleagues and the multidisciplinary team.

Ability to work in a fast paced environment and effectively utilize critical thinking skills, and anticipate sudden changes in patient status.

Act as relief charge when needed.

Orientate nursing students to the Emergency Room.

Knowledge and understanding of the Texas Nursing Practice Act and appropriate delegation of tasks.

Westover Hills Clinic-Internal Medicine (Part-time) June 2016-September 2016

Family Nurse Practitioner

Provide direct patient care to an array of patients, with ages ranging from 15 to 100.

Perform acute minor care and physical examinations, including papsmears, bimanual exams, rectal exams, and general wellness exams for males and females, throughout the lifespan.

Collaborate with supervising physician and other colleagues, to provide comprehensive, quality patient care.

Utilize an EMR for patient charting and documents.

Diagnose, treat, and manage chronic and acute healthcare issues, including ordering appropriate lab work, medications, diagnostic tests, imaging, and referrals as needed.

Guide practice and treatment approach based on the most recent recommendations and evidenced based practice.

Practice with a holistic approach, with an emphasis on prevention, education, and health promotion for patients.

University Hospital-Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

Registered Nurse-Staff Nurse I May 2011-May 2012

Provided direct patient care to acute and chronic infants and neonates requiring ventilator support and oxygen support in the Level III setting, and cared for infants with feeding intolerance and temperature instability in Level II setting.

Performed general nursing skills such as monitoring vitals, performing ADL’s, orally and endotracheal suctioning, collecting routine and STAT lab work such as blood cultures, blood gases, and sterile urine specimens, as well as inserted Foley catheters, performed ostomy, wound, and tracheostomy care, and inserted NG/OG tubes.

Assisted physicians with patient preparation and treatment procedures for chest tube insertion and removal, central line insertion, lumbar punctures, hemodynamic monitoring devices, and umbilical lines.

Provided support for patient’s family members.

Delivered additional assistance with STAT surgical procedures at bedside.

Orientated and acted as a preceptor for new nurses and nursing students to NICU.

Maintained knowledge and understanding of the Texas Nursing Practice Act.

University Hospital

PCA Nurse Externship-Surgical/Trauma Intensive Care Unit February 2010-April 2011

Assisted nurses with patient’s ADLs including daily hygiene, bathing, and nutritional assistance.

Collected blood cultures, sterile urine specimens, inserted Foley catheters and straight catheters, performed enemas, wound care, inserted NG tubes, performed sterile central line dressing changes, and assembled pressure bags.

Reported and recorded direct patient care data including ACCU checks.

Assisted physicians with patient preparation and treatment procedures including chest tube insertion and removal, tracheotomy insertion, application of traction, central line insertion, and hemodynamic monitoring devices.

Transported patients to other procedural locations or floors as required.

REFERENCES: Available upon request



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