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Registered Nurse Practitioner

Goose Creek, South Carolina, United States
October 31, 2016

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Cielita Kim Halyard, MSN, FNP, NP-C

*** ***** ***** ***** ~ Goose Creek, South Carolina 29445



To obtain a position as an advance practice nurse in a family centered environment with opportunity for continual professional growth


Skilled and highly motivated professional with 12 years of nursing experience in the areas of geriatrics, acute care, surgical services, and critical care. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills with a commitment to being a successful team player. Efficient in computer technology, software, and electronic charting.


Simmons School of Nursing, Boston, Massachusetts

Master of Science in Nursing, expected June 2016

Chamberlain College School of Nursing, St. Louis, Missouri

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 2013

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College, Orangeburg, South Carolina

Associates Degree in Nursing, 2009

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College, Orangeburg, South Carolina

Diploma in Practical Nursing, 2004

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College, Orangeburg, South Carolina


Progressive Care Certified Nurse-Adult (PCCN) – American Association of Critical Care Nurses

BLS – American Heart Association


June 2015 – current

Roper Physician Partners

Partners OB

Charleston Pediatrics and Behavioral Health

Franklin C. Fetter Clinic

Charleston, South Carolina

Performed preventative therapies such as well child exams, adult physicals, and gynecological exams including pelvic and breast exams, and family planning counseling

Implemented advanced health assessment of patients from birth through adulthood with acute and chronic illnesses.

Created, applied and evaluated individualized evidence based treatment plans for patients with acute and chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia

Ordered, reviewed and interpreted laboratory data and other diagnostic testing


January 2011 – June 2015

Roper Bon Secours Saint Francis

Charleston, South Carolina

Staff Registered Nurse/Charge Nurse (Surgical Intermediate Care Unit/Bariatric Services)

Provided assistance to the Nurse Manager by acting as charge nurse in the supervision of others, ensuring delivery of timely and accurate patient care, and determining staffing requirements and floor assignments.

Precepted new nursing staff established professional development plans to provide exposure to diverse cases and facilitate hands-on practice with broad range of procedures. Evaluated performance, recognized areas of growth, provided constructive feedback to refine skills, and plan goals to aid the developmental process.

Utilized critical thinking skills to identify critical medical needs and emergency situations and provided the needed treatment modalities as ordered.

Provided comprehensive nursing care for surgical patients by completing physical assessments, providing wound care, and administering prescribed medications.

Monitored and identified cardiac rhythms and provided appropriate care for serious heart arrhythmias.

2009 – 2011

Regional Medical Center

Orangeburg, South Carolina

Staff Registered Nurse (General Surgery)

Performed general and surgery specific postoperative assessment including reviewing vitals, assessing surgical dressings, assessing pain, monitoring urine output, and assessing level of consciousness.

Notified physicians of patient’s condition, changes, and abnormal lab results.

Educated patients and families about disease processes, medical/surgical procedures and other aspects of therapeutic regimens, including medications and pain management techniques.

2005 – 2007

Oakbrook Health and Rehabilitation Center

Summerville, South Carolina

Staff Licensed Practical Nurse (Long-term Geriatric Care and Rehabilitation)

Worked effectively with an interdisciplinary team by maintaining accurate Medicare and Medicaid documentation.

Successfully identified and resolved concerns and complaints presented by residents and their families.

Exhibited highly effective communication and leadership skills in supervising and assigning tasks to Certified Nurse Assistants.

2004 – 2007

Low Country Women’s Specialists

North Charleston, South Carolina

Staff Licensed Practical Nurse (Private Practice)

Obtained fetal heart tones, prepared equipment and assisted physicians during various office procedures and examinations.

Contributed to increased patient efficiency by maintaining a constant patient flow between physicians, midwives, and physician assistants.

Identified urgent obstetrical and gynecological needs through telephone triage.

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