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Nurse Practitioner

Location:
Lutz, Florida, United States
Posted:
January 07, 2017

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PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Professional Geriatric Advance Practice Nurse Practitioner in Primary Care committed in providing patient-centered care with 15+ years of experience in geriatric medicine and palliative care. I am interested in working with the elderly population and those who need chronic medical management. Treating patients in their homes or assisted living facilities is desired. Health promotion, disease prevention, patient advocacy and family interaction encompass my practice philosophy.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURES

2001 University of Rochester School of Nursing, Rochester, NY

Post Master’s Degree, Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP)

1998 Master’s Degree, Geriatric Nurse Practitioner (GNP)

1993 Baccalaureate Nursing (BSN)

1991 Monroe Community College, Rochester, NY

Associates in Science

FL-Certification ARNP # 9208097

NYS- Certification GERO ARNP #F340372-1

NYS- DEA Registered

National Conference of Gerontological Nurse Practitioner #1303

ANCC Board Certified GNP#333758-23

Recipient of full Undergraduate Nursing Scholarship

Professional Nurse Trainee Award (1997)

BLS Certification

KEY SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

Independently rotated visitation assessments on patients residing in Long-term Skilled Facilities, Hospice and Assisted Living Facilities providing comprehensive health assessments, education, disease management to a geriatric population, performed admission and follow up assessments based on patient’s condition (co-morbidities, diagnoses and prognosis)

Proficient in History & Physicals, Preventative care, and chronic and complex illness management;

Strong clinical skills, differential diagnosis, work-up with imaging and laboratory evaluations and follow-up with patients and families and treatment plan;

Strong fund of knowledge of numerous disease processes and have developed skills, using evidence based practice guidelines, to help patients reach their optimal level of well-being, care of end of life care, reduce hospital admissions, home care with chronic disease;

Collaborates with multidisciplinary team displaying strong providing weekend coverage and performing annual physicals and routine or acute visits as needed

Preceptor and Adjunct Faculty to Nurse Practitioner students in the care of older adults;

Self-starter and self-motivated displaying strong academic leadership comfortable and approachable with direct patient consultation, referring appropriate specialties and ordering diagnostic evaluations and prescribing pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities;

Strong interpersonal and communication skills building excellent rapport with patients and families trusting in treatment plan and problem solving skills;

Effective team player working in harmony with other medical staff, administration, and medical director on site;

Excellent Provider with sound judgment, decision making skills, critical thinker and proven time management skills

WORK HISTORY

ADVANCE PRACTICE NURSE PRACTITIONER

5/2015 – 8/2016 Visiting Physicians Association – Michigan/Tampa

1/2012 – 6/2014 Mobile Physician Services--New Port Richey, FL

2/2006 – 09/2011 Hospice and Palliative Physician Service, LLC--Springhill, FL

07/2005 – 2/2006 Integritas Peninsula Care & Rehab--Tarpon Springs, FL

9/2004 – 07/2005 Infinity-Clearwater, FL

03/2004- 09/2004 Care Level Management--Tampa, FL

05/1998 – 03/2004 The Highlands Living Center--Rochester, NY

05/1998 – 03/2004 F.F. Thompson Continuing Care Center--Canandaigua, NY

01/2000- 03/2004 Adjunct Faculty Member --Rochester, NY

University of Rochester

CORE COMPETENCIES

● Preceptor/Mentor for Nursing Students ● EMR

● Customer/Patient-centered Care ● EKG ● Wound Care Evaluations

● Hospice Evaluations ● Women’s Care – GYN & PAP exams

● Management of LTC and ALF patients’ ● Geriatrics● Advanced Directives



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