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Registered Nurse Practitioner

Location:
San Antonio, Texas, United States
Posted:
April 20, 2017
Email:
aczwp2@r.postjobfree.com

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Rubeena Smith

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San Antonio,TX 78218

940-***-****

aczwp2@r.postjobfree.com

Objective

To obtain a nurse practitioner position where skills in patient evaluation, diagnosis and treatment plan development could be utilized for the well being of patients

Summary

Enthusiastic and personable registered nurse with considerable track record of addressing critical patient needs and maintaining detailed documentation and medical records. Honed skills and knowledge in performing pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions as well as managing emergency medical procedures such as basic cardiac support (BLS)

Highlights

Reliable, ethical healthcare provider with the ability to stay calm and intervene during crises

Communicates and collaborates effectively on multidisciplinary teams

Excellent interpersonal skills

Evidence-Based Practice Driven

Practice-based learning

Thorough knowledge of disease processes, assessment, diagnosis and treatment

Preventative care specialist/Health and wellness expert

Culturally sensitive

Strong clerical and computer skills

Experience

Quality Improvement Project

Primary Care Clinic

1 Haven for Hope Way

San Antonio, Texas August 2015 to November 2016

Development and implementation of an evidence-based program to increase vaccinations rate for homeless patients

Integrated best research with clinical expertise with strong focus on vulnerable population, using patient values for optimum preventative care

Participated in learning and research activities to the extent feasible

Work in interdisciplinary team to cooperate, collaborate, communicate and integrate continuous and reliable care

Utilized information technology to support decision making, manage knowledge, mitigate error and communicate

Family Nurse Practitioner Student Intern

University of The Incarnate Word

San Antonio, Texas 2014-2016

Identified risk factors, developed treatment strategies based on extensive research and consultation and carried out case management accordingly

Prepared case files, took patient history, documented treatment plan and subsequent progress effectively

Used the clinic’s automated data interface to retrieve and update data on assigned cases

Registered Nurse Supervisor

Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Facility

Village of The Incarnate Word- San Antonio, Texas 2014 – Present

Assessed acuity of patient care requirements on each unit

Implemented staffing plan for shift based on patient acuity, patient census and available staff

Developed solutions to clinical problems

Provided immediate follow-up, documentation and communication of incidents as appropriate

Anticipated actual/potential problems that may occur on shift and set priorities accordingly

Communicated effectively with the physician based on patients’ needs

Demonstrated successful conflict resolution in a timely manner with patients, families, physicians and other healthcare members.

Registered Nurse Supervisor

Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Facility

Village of The Incarnate Word- San Antonio, Texas 2014 – Present

Assessed acuity of patient care requirements on each unit

Implemented staffing plan for shift based on patient acuity, patient census and available staff

Developed solutions to clinical problems

Provided immediate follow-up, documentation and communication of incidents as appropriate

Anticipated actual/potential problems that may occur on shift and set priorities accordingly

Communicated effectively with the physician based on patients’ needs

Demonstrated successful conflict resolution in a timely manner with patients, families, physicians and other healthcare members.

Registered Nurse, Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility

Northgate Plaza, Irving Texas 1/13 to 10/13

Admit and discharge frail, elderly patients including review of medications, disease processes, plan of care and physician’s orders

Delegation to the CNA staff and supervision for licensed vocational nurses

Education to patients and families

Planned appropriate patient activity levels

Maintain documentation and nursing progress notes

Daily patient assessment, wound care, updated patient lab work and diagnostic testing results

Demonstrated consistent communication with the physician regarding patients’ condition and critical lab values

Registered Nurse, Medical- Surgical/Telemetry, Step- Down Unit

Methodist Hospital, Dallas Texas 7/12 to 12/12

Monitored, recorded and reported symptoms and changes in patients’ conditions

Assessed patients needs and collaborate with other healthcare professionals including social services, respiratory therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, wound therapy and palliative care if necessary

Oversee care of 4 to 5 patients, delegating responsibilities to provide best possible care expecting patient satisfaction

Educate patients on safety measures, when to seek medical attention and preventative measures for good health care outcomes

Adhere to JCAHO and HIPPA compliance regulations

Registered Cytotechnologist, Pathology Associates

Wichita Falls, Texas 2000 to 2008

Processed specimens according to established procedures and screened gynecological, non-gynecological and fine needle aspiration specimens for normal and cancer cytology

Examined and interpreted gynecological samples for viral and bacterial infections utilizing conventional and Thin Prep methods

Conducted test methodically and ensured the accuracy, acceptability and confidentiality of test results

Handled the tasks of preparing and maintaining quality control and assurance

Coordinated and supervised staff activities of the cytology department

Collaborated and communicated with pathologists and physicians on daily basis

Registered Massage Therapist,

San Antonio, Texas 2005 to Present

Trained and skilled in Swedish and prenatal massage.

Worked with older residents in nursing homes to alleviate pain to offer relaxation and aromatherapy

Education

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)- Graduate 12/6/16 in Nursing

Family Nurse Practitioner (ANCC), 3/17

University Of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, Texas

2013 to 2016

Scholarly Quality Improvement Project: “To Improve the Immunization Rates of Homeless patients in a Homeless Medical Home Clinic”, Haven For Hope, San Antonio, Texas

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN, RN)

Angelo State University, San Angelo, Texas

2010 to 2012

Bachelor of Science in Clinical Lab Sciences

University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma

1998-2000

Certifications/ Licenses

ANCC Certified in Family NP-BC in Texas from 2/17. License Number: AP 133758

Prescription Authorization Number: 22943

Texas Registered Nurse License: 810843

BLS for Healthcare Providers: 5/16

Texas Registered Massage Therapy License-Active and current

American Society for Clinical Pathology, Registered Cytotechnologist- Inactive

Affiliations

American Nursing Association

Texas Nurse Practitioners Association

American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)

American Society of Clinical Pathologists

Volunteer

Wichita Falls Hospice

Wichita Falls, Texas

Assisted with bereavement support services

Offered direct patient compassion care by providing comfort to patients and families

Administrative duties

Methodist Hospital, Medical-Surgical Unit

Dallas, Texas

Assisted healthcare personnel in daily patient care activities

Performed office duties

References upon Request



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