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Nurse Practitioner Registered

Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States
January 02, 2017

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Christy Swinson, MSN, FNP-C, CMSRN

*** ***** **** *****, ************, NC 28312


Phone: 910-***-****


Ambitious and new graduate Family Nurse Practitioner with 17 years of experience as a Registered Nurse in the acute care setting seeks to gain employment in an urgent or primary care setting.


Post Master’s Certificate December 2015

Family Nurse Practitioner Program Wilmington, NC

University of North Carolina Wilmington

Master of Science in Nursing December 2008

Nursing Education Concentration Greenville, NC

East Carolina University

Bachelor of Science in Nursing July 1999

East Carolina University Greenville, NC

Clinical Experience: Post-Master’s Certificate Family Nurse Practitioner Program

Family Medicine-St. Paul’s Medical Clinic, Barbara Keith FNP-C, 160 hours

Acute and chronic care of over 250 patients across the lifespan ages 5 to 100

Obtain patients health histories and perform assessments

Provide health education and preventative services

Urgent Care-Bladen County Express Care, Carol Butler FNP-C, 80 hours

Ability to prioritize patient needs

Diagnose and treat acute illness and minor injuries

Treated patient populations from toddler stages through geriatrics

Pediatrics-Kidz Care of Lillington, Mary Kozuch PNP-C, 120 hours

Cared for patients from neonate to age 18

Managed acute and chronic illnesses, performed sports physicals, well child examinations, developmental assessments, collaborated with other health care team members to make appropriate referrals when needed

Women’s Health-Cape Fear Valley Health System OB/Gyn, Vernetta Ferrell CNM, 120 hours

Comprehensive care provided for adult women 18 years of age and older

Performed well women exams and pelvic exams

Provided extensive education in areas of family planning, prevention of sexually transmitted infection, and expectant mother coaching

Adult Health-Hope Mills Urgent Care and Medical Clinic, Esther Okons FNP-C, 120 hours

Acute and chronic care of patients across the lifespan

Assisted preceptor with EKG and X-Ray interpretation, minor office procedures, performed cerumen impaction removal, toe nail removal, simple debridement, and joint injections

Provided comprehensive patient education regarding smoking cessation, healthy lifestyle behaviors, and prevention of complications of various comorbidities

Professional Work Experience:

8/2010-2016 Clinical Instructor

East Carolina University

Greenville, NC

Clinical instructor for a College of Nursing which is a designated Center of Excellence in Nursing Education by the National League for Nursing. Facilitate learning for first semester students and graduating seniors in the direct patient care setting; Pathophysiology lecturer in conjunction with another faculty member.

9/2006-Present Weekend Resource Nurse

Cape Fear Valley Health

Fayetteville, NC

Serves as a weekend Resource Nurse (Lead Charge Nurse) and preceptor for an Ortho/Neuro/General Surgical Unit, a 34-bed acute care inpatient setting. Conducts in-service training, supervises licensed and non-licensed staff while actively promoting an environment of teamwork, communication, and accountability for a staff of 60 employees. Identified as a clinical nurse leader and preceptor who educates and mentors both experienced and new graduate nurses. Clinical expertise supports medical-surgical certification.

1/2009-2013 Nursing Instructor

Fayetteville Technical

Community College

Fayetteville, NC

Served as a part-time clinical instructor each summer (June-July 2011-2013) on an adjunct basis for the Practical Nursing Program. This included facilitating service-learning community health experiences and leading the acute care medical-surgical rotation. Served as a full-time clinical instructor, lecturer, and nursing laboratory assistant for the Associate Degree Nursing Program from January 2009-July 2010. Developed and implemented innovative strategies to facilitate student learning in the clinical setting.

7/2003-8/2006 Travel RN

Nurses RX, Inc.

Huntersville, NC

Completed travel rotations at multiple facilities throughout North Carolina including the following institutions (UNC-Chapel Hill, Duke-Raleigh Hospital, Nash General Hospital, and Cape Fear Valley Health System). Travel opportunities enabled skill enhancement, exposure to cutting edge innovations in healthcare, networking, and ability to display flexibility in the clinical setting.

9/1999-6/2003 Staff RN

Cape Fear Valley Health

Fayetteville, NC

Worked on a 38 bed Ortho/Neuro/Complex Medical Unit. Role model, nurse leader, and strong patient advocate in a fast-paced environment. Described as an exemplary clinician who served as a designated preceptor and charge nurse.

Licensure & Certifications:

State: NC-NPC 5/2016 AANP Certification: F0516772

State: NC BON 9/2016 NP Approval#: 5008928

State: NC-RN 9/1999 RN License: 167719

National Provider #: NPI #: 167*******

May 2007 Certified Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse by the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses

May 2012 Re-certification credentialing obtained (CMSRN)

Honors & Awards:

April 2016 Faculty Daisy Award Nominee. East Carolina University.

April 2016 Recipient of Excellence in Clinical Practice Award. Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing-Beta Nu Chapter.

December 2015 Recipient of Graduate Achievement Award in Excellence for the FNP Program. UNC Wilmington School of Nursing.

October 2015 Daisy Award Nominee. Cape Fear Valley Health System.

September 2014 Designated “Triple E” Recipient for Commitment and Level of Engagement. Cape Fear Valley Health System.

January 2011 7 South Surgical Unit (Ortho/Neuro/Trauma) Employee of the Month. Cape Fear Valley Health System.

December 2008 The Nursing Education MSN Outstanding Graduate. East Carolina University College of Nursing.

May 2008 Exemplary Nurse of the Year. Cape Fear Valley Health System.

October 2007 Rookie of the Year. North Carolina Nurses Association.

*References Available Upon Request*

CRS 12/2016

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