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Nurse Practitioner Registered

Location:
Atlanta, GA
Posted:
January 07, 2020

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Patricia Lynn Blevins

**** ** *** *** **********, GA 30830 803-***-**** ada8ib@r.postjobfree.com

Education

South University

Savannah, GA

Master's Degree 08/2017

GPA: 3.74 of a maximum 4.0

Major: Family Nurse Practitioner Honors: Cum Laude

Relevant Coursework, Licenses and Certifications:

Family Nurse Practitioner Student worked five different clinical settings at:

Advanced Health & Physical Assessment (60 hours)

Practicum I: Family Health – Adults & Gerontology (180 hours)

Practicum II: Women’s Health (180 hours)

Practicum III: Pediatrics (180 hours)

Practicum IV: Primary Care (180 hours)

University of South Carolina at Aiken

Aiken, SC

Bachelor of Science in Nursing 05/2007

Major: Nursing

University of South Carolina at Aiken

Aiken, SC

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration 05/1997

Major: Business Finance

Additional Certifications

BLS/CPR via American Heart Association Expires: 02/2020

ACLS via American Heart Association Expires: 02/2020

PALS via American Heart Association Expires: 02/2020

TNCC via Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) Expires: 03/2019

Wound Care National Certification via National Expires: 02/2020

Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy

Clinical Training/Internship

Various sites in Grovetown, GA; Evans, GA and North Augusta, SC

08/2015 - 08/2017

Hours per week: 24

Nurse Practitioner

Duties, Accomplishments and Related Skills:

Preforming physical assessment of patient

Advanced Clinical training in Physical Assessment for caring for patient across the lifespan.

Planning and implementation of health plan of care including diagnosis of varying disease processes.

Identifying and prescribing appropriate medications for treatment.

Collaborating with physicians and colleagues to provide best level of care for patients.

Learning procedural techniques that comply with best evidenced based practice.

Referring to appropriate provider if care was unable to be provided in clinic due to increasing complexities requiring specialty clinic.

Appropriate documentations of care in various EMR systems to provide for proper billing and continuity of care.

Ordering diagnostic labs and other testing to allow for proper diagnosis.

Ordering lab work and interpreting of results to assure appropriate diagnosis.

Formulating differentials to allow for best possible diagnosis for patient.

Prescribing of medications for treatment of patient.

Conducting a medication reconciliation to assure there are no drug to drug interactions and patient is on appropriate medication.

Recognizing true medical emergencies that were unable to be cared for in clinics- providing appropriate care until EMS was able to transfer patient to appropriate facility.

Blevins, Patricia Lynn

Answering questions and testing’s from professors, preceptors and other providers in practices to establish level of comprehension of material matter of education provided.

Professional Experience

Homestead Hospice & Palliative Care

4210 Columbia Rd

Augusta, GA 30907 United States

03/2019 - Present

Hours per week: 8

Nurse Practitioner- PRN

Duties, Accomplishments and Related Skills:

Collaborates with the attending physician to help patients manage and plan for disease progression.

Collaborates with referring physician concerning assessment findings, diagnostic and therapeutic measures.

Preforming physical assessment of patients

Ordering and interpreting lab results.

Prescribing medications that appropriate for patient in end of life care.

Evaluates quality of life and responses to treatment.

Demonstrates skill and knowledge necessary to assure assessment, treatment, or care is appropriate to age of patient and stage of illness.

Performs home visits to assess patients in their environment; provides symptom management, education regarding disease processes, coordination of providers, end-of-life planning and linkage with available resources to enhance quality of life.

Documents all findings in the electronic health record; faxes information as indicated.

Works in collaboration with the clinical coordinator and office staff to obtain supports for clients.

Obtains complete medical history and physical data on patients.

Interprets and integrates data to formulate appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic interventions.

Performs complete physical and psychosocial exam and records findings.

Collaborates with physicians in managing complex illness

Orders appropriate and cost effective laboratory and diagnostic procedures.

Works closely with the clinical coordinator to secure needed resources, link with other providers, document all demographic and clinical information, schedule visits, all parts of managing care

Communicates information about diagnosis, management, progress, etc. with all members of healthcare team and patient/family.

Assess patient and family teaching needs regarding managing complex illness

Participate in agency programs providing orientation, training and in-service of staff and volunteers.

Applies the policies and procedures of the agency and the rules and regulations of local, state, and federal regulatory agencies and accrediting bodies in providing care.

Participates in community programs and attends local, regional, state, and national meeting of palliative care organizations to promote cooperation and sharing of palliative care knowledge and function, as requested.

Provides consultation to community physicians and healthcare providers to further the development of the Hospice/Palliative programs.

Regularly meets with senior management and provider relations and participants in the development of marketing plans.

Serves as active liaison and educator to the medical community and will promote Alliance programs in the community by participating in community programs and events.

Assists in facilitating payment from third party payers by providing medical expertise and intervention when necessary.

Participates and ensures growth and profitability of the company through the responsible use of company resources and educating the community to our services.

Monitors local and national industry trends to effective represent and differentia Alliance services in the community.

Willingly accepts direction from the Administrator and Executive Director.

Maintains current knowledge and practice of infectious disease protocols.

Maintains the standards of excellence in accordance with the principles set forth by the state, CHAP, and agency policies and procedures.

Adheres to areas of education in initial and annual in-services.

Blevins, Patricia Lynn

Documents professionally, accurately, and timely according to Hospice policy and procedure.

Communicates information using process and technology available to organization.

Adheres to established personnel policies and attend in-service programs. Identifies and responds appropriately to emergency situations.

Manages time effectively and efficiently; work independently as a team member and/or team.

Identify and submit ICD10 billing in a timely manner.

Complete face to face assessments for hospice eligibility.

Meets with families to assess acceptance and level of grief- then orders appropriate interventions using social worker and chaplain.

Supervisor: Sandra Linker DON 706-***-****)

Okay to contact this Supervisor: Contact me first

Eisenhower Army Medical Center

300 East Hospital Drive

Augusta, GA 30905 United States

08/2014 – present

Hours per week: 40

Series: 0610 Pay Plan: GS Grade: 11

Inpatient Services - Registered Nurse ICU (This is a federal job)

Duties, Accomplishments and Related Skills:

Responsible for assessing patient, diagnosis of patient conditions, implementing care plan and coordinating care of patient to be obtain optimum level of patient health.

Preforming physical exam of patient.

Ordering and interpreting lab results.

Diagnosing of disease process and underlying conditions.

Prescribing appropriate medication

Served in role of Charge Nurse – making critical decisions for best patient care, including adjusting staff nursing to best meet patient needs and assured protocols are followed

Served in role of Rapid Response Team Nurse- Working to prevent potential decompensation of patient acuity, educating staff of best evidenced practice procedures

Served in role of Bedside Nurse- Caring for patients to maintain hemodynamic stability and to promote optimum health outcomes, cared for families in-during critical illness

Served in role of Code Blue Nurse- Worked to optimize outcomes of any code situation

Served in role of Open Heart Recovery Nurse- Working to maintain hemodynamic stability in the immediate time following Open Heart Surgery

Served in role of Moderate Sedation Nurse- Using minimal sedation for patient comfort during invasive procedures, maintaining hemodynamic stability

Served in role of Educator- Increasing education level of multidisciplinary team members to best evidenced based practice

Trained on Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy, Intra-aortic Balloon Pump management, Level One Rapid Infuser and other critical equipment

Conducted Performance Improvement Projects and developed policies to implement changes to care.

Instructed various in services and classes including Trauma Nurse Care Course

Responsible for initiation, implementation and supervision of treatment plans and education for chronic conditions including but not limited to coronary artery disease, endocrine diseases such as diabetes, hyperthyroidism, obesity, hyperlipidemia, chronic kidney disease, wound management and many other conditions.

Provide independent and collaborative specialty, comprehensive and therapeutic health care services, integrating the art and science of nursing into medical practice.

Provide educational management to patients and their families regarding disease processes and diagnostic tests that will be needed to maximize health.

Provide counseling to patients and their families for prevention of illness and maintenance of health, in order to assist patients in attaining physical, mental, and social well-being.

Provide input in multi-disciplinary rounds for best patient management

Working with the medical students, medical residents and attendings to optimize patient outcomes.

Supervisor: Cpt Joseph Keck 706-***-****)

May contact Supervisor.

Blevins, Patricia Lynn

Joseph M. Still Burn and Wound Center at Doctor's Hospital/ HCA

3651 Wheeler Road

Augusta, GA 30909 United States

02/2009-03/2015

Hours per week: 36

Burn Intensive Care Registered Nurse

Duties, Accomplishments and Related Skills:

Served as Debridement Nurse- obtaining information from burn scenes to prepare for arrival of patient, met methodology of patient transport to bring patient into unit, triaged patient as to level of care required, stabilized

patient and completed initial treatment of wounds.

Served as Bedside Nurse- Managing patient to maintain stability through the use of vasoactive drips, complex equipment including CRRT

Served as Relief Charge Nurse for Step-down units – Managing patient flow to maintain optimum patient care.

Preforming physical assessment of patient and noting anything that could assist with diagnosis.

Ordering and interpreting lab tests.

Diagnosing patient to assure appropriate level of care.

Prescribing medications.

Preforming mediation reconciliation to assure no drug to drug interactions occurred and patient was on appropriate medications.

Assisted in conduction of research studies

Maintained communication with families as to various care options for patients

Wound care of various applications; pre-operative and postoperative stages of healing.

Assessing for signs and symptoms of infectious processes.

Planed, implemented, and evaluated patient care plans based on patient assessment to optimize outcomes and maximize available resources.

Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate.

Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs.

Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances.

Effectively delegates patient care to ancillary personnel.

Precepted student nurses and new hires.

Formulated plan of care based on best medical practices.

Aiken Regional Medical Center

07/2007-03/2010

Hours per week: 36

Progressive Care Unit (PCU) Registered Nurse

Duties, Accomplishments and Related Skills:

Served in Bedside Nursing Role- Conducting assessments and treatments for progressive care patients to optimize best outcomes with multiple disease processes

Preformed physical assessment of patients.

Ordered and interpreted lab work.

Ordered other appropriate diagnostic testing.

Diagnosed disease processes.

Prescribed appropriate medications for patient.

Conducted a medication reconciliation to prevent interactions and assure patient on correct medication.

Maintained communication with families as to various care options for patients

Assessing for signs and symptoms of infectious processes.

Planned, implemented, and evaluated patient care plans based on patient assessment to optimize outcomes and maximize available resources.

Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate.

Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs.

Blevins, Patricia Lynn

Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances.

Effectively delegates patient care to ancillary personnel.

Precepted student nurses and new hires.

Formulated plan of care based on best medical practices

Reference

LTC David E.Bennett US Army, Department of Defense Deputy Chief Womack, Former OIC of DDEAMC - ICU 931-***-**** ada8ib@r.postjobfree.com

MAJ Cynthia Leiden US Army/ Department of Defense Register Nurse OIC- ICU 706-***-****

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Jenni McCarthy Royal Pain Center Augusta, GA – NP 706-***-**** ada8ib@r.postjobfree.com



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