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Nurse Practitioner Mental Health

Port Richey, Florida, United States
January 16, 2017

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Susan D. Cox-Rivera

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

Hudson, FL 34667

Phone: 513-***-****


Career Goal

To seek a position as a healthcare provider to adolescents through geriatrics that will allow me to continue with my teaching and clinical career while expanding my skills and expertise.


2003 – Adult Nurse Practitioner Certification, AANP

2003 – MS Degree in Nursing, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana (IN)

1999 - BS Degree in Nursing, Indiana Wesleyan University, Fort Wayne IN

1993 - AD in Nursing, Indiana Purdue at Fort Wayne University, IN

1992 - Practical Nursing Certificate, St Charles County Community College,

O’Fallon, MO

Clinical Experience

2015 – Present Dr V. DiLella LLC – working as a provider in SNF and LTC settings – New Port Richey, Florida

2011 – 2015 Grace Consulting - working as an RN care advisor to the elderly population in the South West UK

2008 – 2015 RN – working in a mental health setting for adults in the UK

2003 – 2015 Adult Nurse Practitioner - family practice setting Northeast Indiana Medical Associates, (NIMA), Fort Wayne, IN

2006 – 2008 Served as a Nursing Expert Witness for a law firm in Knoxville, TN

2003 – 2015 Nurse Practitioner – serving SNF and ICF residents in the long term care setting in Fort Wayne, IN

2000 – 10/2008 Urgent Care Clinic Supervisor (After hours Clinic for Brooklyn Medical Associates, Fort Wayne, IN)

1995 – 10/2008 Director of Nursing, 96 bed SNF/ICF facility, Fort Wayne, IN

1992 – 1995 Staff nurse/supervisor, Long Term Care, Fort Wayne, IN

Teaching Experience

2008 – Present University of Phoenix, nursing faculty, distance learning, BS and MS in Nursing and Healthcare Administration

2007 – Present Clinical Instructor and Adjunct Faculty for St Francis University, Fort Wayne, IN: BSN/MS Nurse Practitioner tract

2006 – 10/2008 Clinical Instructor for Ball State University, Muncie, IN: MS Nurse Practitioner tract

2005 – 10/2008 Clinical Preceptor for LPN Program, Brown Mackie College, Fort Wayne, IN

2004 – 10/2008 Program Director/Instructor Qualified Medication Assistant (QMA) for the Indiana State board of Health (ISDOH)

Other Pertinent Experience

Currently familiar with EPIC electronic medical record (EMR)program utilized in

the family practice work setting (NIMA). -

Extensive further education in the fields of dementia and mental health illness -adults

but with a focus on the elderly in the long term care setting.

Responsibilities have included:

Reviewing patient records and advising legal staff on litigation cases in health care

Performing regulatory and problem visits in SNF/ICF nursing homes

Assessing and treating patients in a family practice office setting, mainly urgent care

and health maintenance

Staffing and overseeing the running of an urgent care clinic

Managing the nursing department of a 96-bed SNF/ICF long term care facility

Managing the development and expansion of an 85 bed care home specializing

in Dementia and Palliative care in the UK

Precepting and instructing students 1:1 in various clinical settings

Facilitating online BS and MS Nursing and Health Administration classes

Licensure, Certification and Memberships

RN in the state of Indiana as Susan D Cox #28123088A

RN in the state of Florida as Susan D Rivera #9415507

ANP National Certification with the AANP #71001664A (Susan D Cox)

ARNP in the state of Florida as Susan D Rivera #9415507

Certified by the AMA in CPR and AED

Member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)

Member of the Tampa Bay Advanced Practice Nurses Council

NMC Registration RN1 Pin: 08J0158C

Member of the Royal College of Nursing


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