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Nurse Practitioner Mental Health

Location:
Amarillo, Texas, United States
Salary:
$92,000
Posted:
January 11, 2017

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ELENA C. LOOMIS, MSN, APRN, A-GNP-C, CCRN

APRN License No: AP127808

Rx. Auth. Number: 17665

Initial Rx. Auth. Date: 3/24/2015

Status of Rx. Auth.: APPROVED through 2/28/2017

Adult-Gerontology Primary Care NP Cert# AG0215115 Expires 02-19-2020

8408 Little Rock Dr.

Amarillo, TX 79118

Tel: (806) ***-****

Email: acx8it@r.postjobfree.com

EDUCATION

Jul 2011

to

Nov 2014

Walden University

Minneapolis, MN

M.S.N. Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner

May 31, 2011-November 16, 2014

Degree conferred November 16, 2014

2001

to

2004

Amarillo College

Amarillo, TX

Associate Degree in Nursing

August 6, 2001-May 14, 2004

Degree conferred May 25, 2004

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016 Lone Start Heart & Primary Care Center

To Nurse Practitioner

2017 Amarillo, TX

2015 Texas Tech University Health Science Center

To Nurse Practitioner

2017 Amarillo, TX

2015 Lone Star Heart Center

To Nurse Practitioner

2015 Amarillo, TX

2013

To

Present

Regional Continuing Education Instructor

NWTX Lifestar/RICO/SimCentral

Amarillo, TX

2011

To

2013

Education Coordinator Adult Critical Care, Dialysis, & Diabetes Education

Northwest Texas Healthcare Systems

Amarillo, TX

2008

to

2011

CCRN, Registered Nurse, Charge Nurse

Northwest Texas Healthcare Systems

Amarillo, TX

2007

to

2008

Registered Nurse & Hospice Coordinator

Coon Memorial Home Health & Hospice

Dalhart, TX

2004

to

2007

Registered Nurse, Staff Nurse

Northwest Texas Healthcare Systems

Amarillo, TX

PRACTICUM EXPERIENCE

Total hours completed=679 hours

J.O. Wyatt Health Clinic

Amarillo, TX

Multidisciplinary clinic providing primary care for indigent population in community. Provided primary care, obtain patient histories and perform assessments, order and review results of diagnostic tests, including EKGs and laboratory results, make diagnoses, prescribe treatment regimens, and monitor efficacy of treatment, provide health education and preventative services.

Ability to care for diverse community population which included geriatric patient population

Total Completed Practicum Hours: 147 Hours

December 16, 2013-February 19, 2014

Preceptor: Dr. Richard Carrizo MD

Texas Tech University Health Science Center Internal Medicine Geriatric Division

Amarillo, TX

Primary care clinic providing care for elderly with specialty focus in dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Provided primary care, medication management, referrals, patient/family education, health promotion, disease prevention, and dementia testing.

Managed patients in skilled nursing facilities, LTAC, and rehabilitation hospitals such as: Seville Estates, The Craig, Vibra Rehab, Canyonview Estates, and Plum Creek.

Participated in dementia screening, fall screening, medication reconciliation, and family/care giver education for newly diagnosed dementia

Attended over 20 hours in lectures specializing in elderly population such as: Sexuality in Elderly, Polypharmacy, Hospice 101, and Beers Criteria.

Total Completed Practicum Hours: 144 Hours

March 3, 2014-May 14, 2014

Preceptor: Marge Dean RN, CS-BC, GNP-BC, NP-C, MSN, FAANP

Women and Children’s Health Clinic

Amarillo, TX

Women’s’ clinic with largely uninsured population. Provided gynecological exams, STD screening and treatment, extensive patient education.

Able to provide care for issues that arise within the advanced women population with some exposure to sexual health in elderly, hormone therapy, and health and wellness in geriatric women.

Total Completed Practicum Hours: 144 Hours

June 5, 2014-August 15, 2014

Preceptor: Janetta Bitting RN, MSN,FNP-C

Texas Tech University Health Science Center Internal Medicine

Amarillo, TX

Infectious Disease and Pulmonary Clinic providing specialty care for various disease pathologies, hospital discharge follow-up, and management of chronic disease states. Provided collection of thorough H&P, medication management, patient education, and health promotion and disease prevention.

Total Completed Practicum Hours: 144 Hours

September 3, 2014-October 31, 2014

Preceptor: Dr. Faisal Khasawneh MD

CERTIFICATIONS

Adult-Gerontology Primary Care NP Cert# AG0215115 Expires 02-19-2020

Registered Nurse-State of Texas TX# 707223 Expires 02-28-2017

CCRN CCRN#01145053 Expires 11-2018

CPR Expires 07-2017

ACLS Expires 07-2017

LEADERSHIP ROLES

2016-2017 Clinic Manager of Lone Star Heart & Primary Care Center

2014-2015 Lone Star Heart Center Author of multiple Procedure/Protocols

2013-2013 NWTHS CERNER EHR Super User and Physician Trainer

2012-2013 NWTHS Chairperson of the Education Coordinator Group

2012-2013 NWTHS Chairperson of the Mock Code Team

2011-2013 NWTHS Chairperson of the Nonviolent Restraints for Acute Hospital

2011-2013 NWTHS Chairperson of the TTU IM Resident ICU Orientation Class

2009-2011 NWTHS Co-Chairperson of the Retention and Recruitment Team

2007-2008 Coon Memorial Hospital Chairperson of the Hospice Volunteer Team

2007-2008 Coon Memorial Hospital Coordinator of Hospice Care

PATIENT CARE PROJECTS

January 2013 Completed training through Vanderbilt Delirium 6 week workshop, developed

and implemented protocol, trained nursing staff in the care of prevention of

ICU delirium, assessment with utilization of evidence-based assessment tools

and scales.

April 2012 Completed education and training to become Level 2 Stroke Nurse, worked in a

multidisciplinary team to develop order sets, protocols, educated and trained

staff in stroke assessment utilizing evidence-based scales, and was part of Stroke

Team that earned NWTHS Primary Stroke Hospital Accreditation. MICU was

the official stroke critical care unit which was my unit and as educator

educated, performed quality assurance and improvement on a daily and patient-

by-patient basis.

Sept 2007 Developed and implemented nursing education and training regarding end of life

care for staff in acute hospital, nursing home, and volunteers. Also developed a

community outreach that involved education in palliative and hospice care, as

well as a method to educate and recruit new hospice volunteers. Founded and

developed fund raising events to aid the agency in an emergency funds for those

patients and their families in their time of need while experiencing their end of

life journey.

HONORS AND AWARDS

2016

2014

2013

2013

2013

2011

2011

2010

2010

2005

2001

Nursing Leader in Healthcare International Nursing Association

Golden Key International Honor Society Walden University

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Walden University

Star Team Award NWTHS Mock Code Team

Team Achievement Award NWTHS Mock Code Team Leader

Team Achievement Award NWTHS Physician Orientation Team Leader

Circle of Excellence Award NWTHS

Nurse of the Year NWTHS

Clinical Excellence NWTHS Medical Intensive Care Unit

Rising Star MICU NWTHS Phi Theta Kappa Amarillo College

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

2016-present Member International Nursing Association

2014-present Member Golden Key International Honor Society

2013-present Member American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)

2012-present Member Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society

2011-present Member Panhandle Chapter AACN

2006-present Member American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

2001-2004 Member Phi Theta Kappa

PUBLICATIONS

Abugrara, H., Loomis, E.C., Lynn, S., Crowell, J., Waltman, R., Miller, L., Khasawneh, F.A. (2012). The effect of nurse-led multidisciplinary team on ventilator-associated pneumonia rates. Critical Care Research and Practice, Volume 2014, Article ID 682621, 1-5. dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/682621

Hunter, B., Mitchell, J. & Loomis, E. (2013). Bringing in the C.I.A.: A New Process to Improve Staff Communication. Journal for Nurses in Staff Development, 2015 Nov-Dec;31(6):E15-8. doi: 10.1097/NND.0000000000000217.

INVITED LECTURES

12/2008, 12/2009 The Hidden Gift Found in Holiday Grieving “Celebration of Life”

Coon Memorial Home Health & Hospice

Dalhart, TX

1/2012 C.R.A.S.H. Rapid Response in Pavilion

NWTHS Pavilion Nursing Staff

Amarillo, TX

Monthly Stroke and Diabetes part of Diabetes Education Class

2012-2013 NWTHS

Amarillo, TX

SCHOLARLY ACTIVITIES/COURSES AS AUTHOR/INSTRUCTOR

Date

Presentation

Group

Location

CEU/ CME

January 2012-August 2014

Bi-Quarterly Classes

Hemodynamics, Pulmonary System, Neurological System, Multiorgan Systems,

& Delirium in ICU

NWTHS

New Critical Care Nurse Orientation

Amarillo, TX

0

February 22, 2014

Advanced 12-Lead EKG Interpretation

First Responders

Paramedics, RNs

Booker, TX

6

April 11, 2014

Coon Memorial Hospital Nursing

Dalhart, TX

6

April 25, 2014

Coon Memorial Hospital Nursing

Dalhart, TX

6

September 27, 2014

Dimmit Memorial Hospital

Hereford, TX

6

May 23, 2015

Childress Regional Medical Center

Childress, TX

6

January 23, 2016

Nurses Paramedics

Clarendon,

TX

6

February 27, 2016

Nurse First Responders

Spearman, TX

6

April 9, 2016

Herford Regional

Friona,

TX

6

VOLUNTEER/COMMUNITY SERVICES

Medical Ministry

St. Mary’s Catholic Cathedral, Amarillo, TX

RN Volunteer-June 2010

Panhandle 20/20, Opportunity Conference, Amarillo, TX

Team Captain-April 2005 and 2006

American Cancer Society, Relay for Life, Dalhart, TX

Volunteer-May-June 2002

Tyler Resource Center, Project Alley Cat, Amarillo, TX

Creative Set Designer-January 1999

Amarillo Discovery Center, Dinosaurs Alive Exhibit, Amarillo, TX

Camp Volunteer-Summer 1989-1993

Crown of Texas Hospice, Sky Camp, Amarillo, TX



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