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Nurse Practitioner Medical

Location:
Mobile, AL
Posted:
December 10, 2019

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Carmen May, CRNP

**** ****** ****, *** ****

Mobile, Al 36695

251-***-****

Email: ada1j8@r.postjobfree.com

DOB: 06/25/1961 Place: Mobile, Alabama

SS: ***-**-****

EDUCATION:

September 1980 - May 1983 Diploma Providence School of Nursing

Mobile, Alabama

September 1983 - June 1985 B.S.N. University of South Alabama

Mobile, Alabama

September 1985 - June 1987 M. ED. University of South Alabama

College of Education

Mobile, Alabama

September 1987 - May 1991 M.S.N. University of South Alabama

College of Nursing

September 1995 – December 1997 A.C.N.P. University of South Alabama

College of Nursing

Mobile, Alabama

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

6/1983-8/1985 Providence Hospital - Medical Surgical Oncology Staff

Nurse/OBGYN/Pediatric Staff Nurse

Direct patient care on a Medical Surgical/Oncology Unit/OB-GYN/Peds

Administration of Chemotherapy

Patient/Family/Staff Education

Supervision of LPNs, NAs, and Ward Clerks

Charge Nurse/Staff assignments and delegation of duties

9/1985-1/1987 Charles Academy Adolescent Behavioral Treatment Center – Program

Director

Program development for in-patient adolescent behavioral treatment center

Executed strategies to develop and implement recruitment and staff retention

plans

Developed and implemented departmental budgets

Wrote organizational policies and procedures

Implemented risk management and quality assurance plans

Member of multi-disciplinary teams to identify customer needs and establish

standards of care

Participated in marketing and community education strategies to expand

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE CONTINUED:

community and hospital based referrals

2/1989-4/1991 University of South Alabama Medical Center- Level I Trauma Center-

Emergency Department, 3-11 Shift Supervisor

Managed busiest shift of a level I trauma center/emergency department

Supervised RNs, LPNs, NA, ward clerks, nursing students, EMT/Paramedic

students, medical students, and residents rotating in the emergency

department

Patient Triage

Departmental budget and planning

Assessment of equipment and supplies

Implemented departmental policy and procedures, risk management and

quality assurance plans, staff performance evaluations, recruitment and

retention

Member of intra-disciplinary teams to improve patient care

4/1991-6/1993 University of South Alabama Knollwood Park Hospital - Nurse Manager

Intensive Care Unit

Oversight and direction of all department activities, practices and utilization

of resources

Partnership with house, private and community physicians

Directed patient care, department utilization and productivity

Purchased medical equipment and supplies

Staff performance evaluations, recruitment and retention plans

Departmental budgets, policies and procedures established standards of care

Marketing and community education strategies to expand community and

hospital based referrals

7/1993-9/1995 University of South Alabama Knollwood Park Hospital - Staff Development

Clinical Nurse Consultant

Staff education, orientation of new hires, annual training BCLS, hospital

equipment, and staff competencies

Develop and review of hospital policies and procedures for compliance with

hospital, federal, and state regulations

Assist with review for hospital accreditation and credentialing

Resource for staff, patients and family for educational needs and assessment

Maintained staff educational file to ensure adequate training and credentials

Provided feedback and recommendations to nurse manager regarding staff

performance competencies

10/1995-2/2015 University of South Alabama Department of Orthopaedics- Orthopaedic

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Managed the care of Orthopedic patient population

Coordinated discharge planning, transfers, nursing home placement and

DME/home supplies

Assisted with rehabilitation referrals

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE CONTINUED:

Daily hospital rounds with physicians, residents, and medical students

Coordinated patient care with multi-disciplinary teams including physicians,

nurse managers, case managers, social workers and physical therapists

Assisted in surgical cases

Staff, Patient and Family education

Presented Grand Rounds and developed educational classes for Orthopedic

nursing staff

Orthopedic representative at Trauma Conference

2/2002-4/2015 University of South Alabama Department of Orthopaedics - Orthopaedic

Nurse Practitioner

Direct evaluation and treatment of Orthopedic patients in clinic and hospital

setting

Pre and Post-operative care management

Performed History and Physicals, Admissions, and Discharges

Joint injections of shoulder, knee, and hip bursa

Daily Hospital rounds

Department research coordinator for various clinical research activities and

clinical trials

Protocol implementation for clinical trials, including preparation and

submission of regulatory documents, patient screening and recruitment,

informed consent, study enrollment and participant follow-up

Data Collection/IRB Application

Administered pharmaceutical agents and performed laboratory testing

Maintained research budget/funding guidelines

Data collection and entry using Excel

Assisted with developing research proposals and methods

Documented and maintained records systematically for easy accessibility

Ensured the accuracy of research information/data/maintained clinical files

Applied research philosophies and principles to conduct research

Assisted PI in various research related functions/activities for publication

Provided guidance to lower level personnel involved in planning,

implementation and evaluation of clinical studies

Participated in conferences, departmental meetings, continuing education,

investigator meetings site initiation, interim monitoring and closeout study

visits

6/2015-7/2017 Providence Medical Group-Clinic Nurse Practitioner

Collaborates with physician to treat and manage acute and chronic health

conditions

Performs History and Physicals

Orders and interprets diagnostic studies

Performs preventative health screening and immunization

Document delivery of care in EMR

Prescriptive authority

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE CONTINUED:

Patient and family/caregiver education

Referrals to other healthcare providers or community resources

8/2017-Current USA HCA Mobile Diagnostic Center

Collaborates with physician to treat and manage acute and chronic health

conditions

Performs History and Physicals

Orders and interprets diagnostic studies

Performs preventative health screening and immunization

Document delivery of care in EMR

Prescriptive authority

Patient and family/caregiver education

Referrals to other healthcare providers or community resources

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP ACTIVITIES:

Bay Area Nurse Practitioner Association

President Clinical Council

Nursing Research Committee

National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses

Emergency Nurse Association

AACN

Register Nurse Association

Trauma Conference

Orthopaedic Patient Conference

Nursing Grand Rounds

CERTIFICATIONS:

Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)

American Nurses Credentialing Center – Certified Nurse Practitioners (CRNP)

AWARDS:

1996 Orthopaedic Scholastic Advanced Practice

1996 Critical Care Scholastic Advanced Practice

EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES:

1990 SouthWest State Technical College

Clinical Lab Instructor for LPN Program

1991 University of South Alabama College of Nursing

Clinical Instructor for BSN Program Clinicals: Labor and Deliver, Newborn Nursery and Post-Partum

EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES CONTINUED:

1991 USA Brookley Training Center

Advance Trauma Life Support (ATLS)

Participated in simulated training sessions for physicians certifying in ATLS

1991-2002 University of South Alabama Medical Center

Orientation and Educational Classes for Orthopaedic Nurses

Development of self-study modules

Orientation of medical students on the Orthopaedic service

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES:

American Red Cross

Gulf Coast Health Fair

Rape Crisis Center

Bay Area Drug Free Neighborhood

Neighborhood Transportation for the Elderly

Trauma Outreach

PUBLICATIONS:

Russell, GV; King, C; May, CG; Pearsall, AW: “Once Daily High-Dose Gentamicin to Prevent Infection in Open Fractures of the Tibial Shaft: A Preliminary Investigation.” Southern Med J. 94 (12). December, 2001: 1185-1191.

ABSTRACTS:

Lumsden, B; Russell, Jr., GV; Pearsall, AW; May, C; King, C: “The Use of Daily High Dose Gentamicin for Open Tibial Fractures: A Preliminary Report.” Alabama Orthopaedic Society Book of Abstracts, May 2000: 22.

Pearsall, AW; Heitman, RJ; May, C: “The Use of Autologous, Fresh and Frozen OATS for the Treatment of Full Thickness Defects of the Knee: A Preliminary Report at One to Three Years.” SICOT/SIROT 2002 World Congress Abstract Book, San Diego, California, USA, August, 2002:24.

NATIONAL PRESENTATIONS:

Lumsden, B; Russell, Jr., GV; Pearsall, AW; May, C; King, C: “Once Daily High Dose Gentamicin for Open Tibial Fractures: A Preliminary Report.” Alabama Orthopaedic Society, Perdido Beach, Alabama, May 2000.

RESEARCH:

Subinvestigator: Flexibility in Administration of Arixtra for Prevention of Symptomatic Venous Thromboembolism in Orthopaedic Surgery; 2002-2003

Subinvestigator: Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty Prospective Multi-Center Clinical Outcomes Study; 2002-2003

Subinvestigator: NexGen Total Knee Arthroplasty Prospective Multi-Center Clinical Outcomes Study; 2002-2007

Subinvestigator: Comparison of Hyaluronic Acid infection dose schedules in treatment of Osteoarthritis of the knee; 2004-2010

MEDICAL PROVIDER NUMBERS:

Alabama Medicare: 051507902

Alabama Medicaid: 891003840

BCBS of Alabama: 5150790

Florida Medicaid: 305196000

Mississippi Medicaid: 0125754

Railroad Medicare: 500025145

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