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Nurse Practitioner Registered

Location:
Atlanta, GA
Posted:
December 19, 2019

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Lakesha Burnell

Nurse Practitioner

Warner Robins, GA

I am a Family Nurse Practitioner with a license to practice in the state of Georgia. I have over several years of medical-surgical and cardiac care experience. I also have experience as a clinical adjunct professor at a local university. I am enthusiastic, hardworking, and eager to learn. I have excellent communication skills, people skills, strong clinical skills, and a dedicated work ethic as demonstrated by several years of healthcare experience. I am also dependable and work well with others. Authorized to work in the US for any employer

Work Experience

Nursing Adjunct Clinical Instructor

Middle Georgia State University - Macon, GA

August 2017 to July 2019

Provided clinical nursing instruction, oversight, and supervision to undergraduate nursing students in the classroom and in the clinical setting. Assisted with curriculum development activities coordinated and supervised students in the classroom as well as the clinical setting. I also served as preceptor and mentor to students assisting them in acquiring clinical learning objectives, internship and job placement.

Registered Nurse/Charge Nurse

Medical Center Navicent Health - Macon, GA

October 2000 to July 2019

Provided care in a med-surgical /cardiac unit handling all aspects of care from assessment and monitoring, medication administration to wound care. Assessed, evaluated, counseled and educated patients on cardiac issues such as MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD, pneumonia, and other co- morbidities that affect their health. Instructed patients and family members on discharge care including medication administration. Demonstrated the ability to serve as preceptor and mentor for new students and other members of the healthcare team. Charge nurse on floor periodically to oversee and to manage clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining professionalism and staff morale. Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation. Ensured HIPAA compliance. Strong leader for nursing personnel assigned to the unit/shift.

Registered Nurse

CareSouth - Cordele, GA

June 1997 to October 2000

Provided care in home care setting handling all aspects of care from assessment and monitoring, to medication administration, and wound care. Assessed, evaluated, counseled and educated patients and their families on health issues and other co-morbidities post-hospital care in the home. Reinforced patients and family members on discharge care including medication administration and other health care concerns in the home. Demonstrated the ability to serve as preceptor and mentor for new nurses and other members of the healthcare team. Managed clinical and support staff in patient care activities and maintaining professionalism ensuring HIPPA compliance.

Registered Nurse

Crisp Regional Nursing and Rehabilitation - Cordele, GA October 1996 to June 1999

Charge nurse on a 44-bed long-term care unit, overseeing patients and staff to ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens. Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented progress of individuals. Delegated staff nurse duties and assisted with providing care for all daily living tasks to enhance quality of life for elderly patients such as bathing, dressing, and feeding. Closely monitored acute conditions and developed patient care plans which included assessments, evaluations and nursing diagnoses. Followed infection control procedures and assisted with training new staff on quality control measures. Assisted with CNA training program and conducting classes for prospective CNAs as well as other training of staff annually. Strong leader for nursing personnel assigned to the unit/shift.

Registered Nurse

Wilcox Correctional Institute - Wilcox, GA, US

February 1995 to December 1996

Conducted mandated health screenings, physicals and special education assessments in prison- healthcare setting. Obtained appropriate lab tests as ordered. Handled all aspects of treatment from medication to wound care to monitoring patients per shift. Counseled and educated patients about issues and wellness. Ensured HIPAA compliance. Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations and nursing diagnoses. Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens while maintaining professionalism.

Registered Nurse

Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center - Cordele, GA December 1995 to September 1996

Charge nurse on long-term care and rehabilitation unit overseeing care for elderly patients including rehabilitation, assessment, monitoring, medication administration and wound care treatment. Monitored patient treatment and documented progress carefully. Coordinated Quality Improvement Activities (QIA's) to identify performance areas for improvement. Developed and implemented nursing care plans. Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate outstanding healthcare teams. Effective counseling in health maintenance and disease management. Followed infection control procedures as well as assisted in training new staff on quality control procedures. Strong leader for nursing personnel assigned to the unit/shift.

Education

Masters of Science in Family Nurse Practitioner in Family Nurse Practitioner South University - Savannah, GA

August 2014 to October 2016

Bachelors of Science in Nursing in Nursing

Columbus State University - Columbus, GA

August 2012 to May 2014

Associate of Science in Nursing in Nursing

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College - Tifton, GA

August 1998 to May 1999

Associate of Science in Nursing in Nursing

Darton College - Albany, GA

August 1997 to August 1998

Skills

• Charting (10+ years)

• Patient care (10+ years)

• Venipuncture (10+ years)

• Pain management (10+ years)

• Mentor (10+ years)

• Documentation

• Problem resolution

• Acls (10+ years)

• EMR (10+ years)

• BLS (10+ years)

• Nurse Practitioner (Less than 1 year)

• Powerpoint (10+ years)

• Family Nurse Practitioner

• Healthcare

• pediatric

• training

Certifications and Licenses

FNP certification

November 2018 to November 2023

Family Nurse Practitioner

ACLS

October 2018 to October 2020

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

BLS for Healthcare Providers

October 2018 to October 2020

Basic life support for providers including pediatrics and adults along with AED. Groups

American Nurses Association

August 2018 to Present

American Association of NursePractioners

August 2016 to Present

Sylvia Bond Nursing Society

June 2018 to Present

Additional Information

Skills

• Provides direct patient care/charge nurse

• Patient/family focused

• Preceptor/mentor

• Patient evaluation/intervention

• Professional bedside manner

• EMAR and online charting documentation

• Strong clinical judgement

• Problem resolution capability

• Professional bedside manner

• Thorough physical assessments

• Venipuncture/blood draw experience

• Chest pain management experience

• Patient and family advocate.

• Demonstrated competency in professional role and development

• Collaborated with other departments and staff Ensured safe working environment

• Maintained current and up to date on issues and trends in nursing



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