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Registered Nurse Practitioner

Location:
Richmond, VA
Posted:
January 10, 2020

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CLEMENTINE AKPOR-MENSAH, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

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CLEMENTINE AKPOR-MENSAH, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

Richmond, Virginia, 23222 484-***-**** ada9nn@r.postjobfree.com Professional Summary

Dedicated and patient focused Family Nurse Practitioner with proven strengths in acute patient care, staff development and patient advocacy. Displays an exceptional aptitude to deliver positive patient outcomes in a fast-paced environment while simultaneously building productive relationships. Known for exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to manage competing priorities, as well as maintaining accurate and efficient documentation.

Skills

• Advanced assessment skills and strong clinical judgment as a Nurse Practitioner

• Venipuncture, wound care management, and splinting of extremities

• EKG interpretation

• Computer proficiencies in MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook, and EMR Certifications

• American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, FNP-C, issued 11/2018, current

• American Heart Association, BLS, current

• American Heart Association, ACLS, current

Licensure

• Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, State of Virginia, issued 11/2018, current

• Registered Nurse, State of Virginia, issued 06/2012, current Clinical Practicums

Pediatrics

Richmond Community Hospital / Richmond, Virginia

o Confident in knowledge of growth and development, anticipatory guidance, the child family interaction, in addition to working with parents to address their fears, concerns and treatment options

o Recognition and management of common acute pediatric illnesses, pediatric pathological conditions, chronic illness and the effect of childhood illness on growth and development

o Demonstrate safety in calculating pediatric dosages of medication Family Medicine

RBH Medical Center / Colonial Heights, Virginia

o Comprehensive and focused physical exams across the lifespan including appropriate psychosocial, developmental and cultural elements o Educate and guide patients on disease prevention and healthy lifestyle habits o Manage overall patient care, including acute and chronic ailments, as well as changes in lifestyle and development issues

o Prescribe and manage medications

CLEMENTINE AKPOR-MENSAH, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

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Women’s Health

Henrico Doctors Women / Richmond, Virginia

o Conduct the interview in a manner that is sensitive to the social and cultural context

o Secure complete health histories including gynecologic, reproductive, contraceptive, medical, surgical, sexual, family health, and psychosocial systems o Conduct a physical exam appropriate to the nature of the visit and be sensitive to confidentiality, privacy, and modesty during the exam o Adept at performing basic physical exam components including breast exam, pelvic exam, pap smear, cervical cultures, and post-partum care o Knowledgeable in diagnostics and management of STDs Urgent Care / Primary Care

Richmond Urgent Care / Richmond Virginia

o Obtain medical history, perform both comprehensive and focused medical exams, diagnose, and treat medical conditions

o Manage chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, arthritis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and thyroid disorders o Assess need for appropriate lab tests, order and interpret results under the supervision of preceptor

o Collaborate with medical specialties through appropriate referrals o Follow guidelines and protocols to deliver evidenced based treatment plans Professional Experience

Registered Nurse / Float / Step Down Unit

VCU Health System, 08/2016 to Present

Richmond, Virginia

• Provide quality care to critically ill patients through the implementation of evidence-based nursing assessment, nursing diagnosis, interventions, and ongoing evaluation

• Collaborate with health professionals and interdisciplinary team members to ensure optimal patient outcomes

• Recognize clinical changes in patient status and implement appropriate interventions with concise communication of assessment and plan of care to physician

• Educate patients/families about medications, disease condition and health maintenance

Registered Nurse / Travel Assignment / Float / ICU Kaiser Permanente, 02/2016 to 05/2016

Long Beach, California

• Provide highly skilled care grounded in evidence-based care guidelines and clinical knowledge to acutely ill critically ill patients

• Highly skilled in invasive cardiac monitoring with arterial and central venous lines, administration and titration of critical care medicated infusions as per evidence-based practice protocols/physician orders, and managing patients with advanced airways on ventilators

• Work closely with physicians and other interdisciplinary team members to deliver quality care and ensure optimal patient outcomes

• Demonstrate critical thinking with the ability to remain calm and act swiftly in emergent situations

CLEMENTINE AKPOR-MENSAH, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

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Registered Nurse / Neuro ICU

Georgetown University Hospital, 06/2015 to 02/2016 Georgetown Washington D.C.

• Provide evidence-based care to critically ill patients and families with sensitivity and respect to their expectations, age, cultural and individual needs

• Skillfully respond in urgent situations with appropriate and timely nursing interventions to ensure patient safety and optimal patient outcomes

• Highly skilled in the care of ventilated patients, titrating critical care drips, moderate sedation, insulin protocols, blood administration, sepsis protocols, rapid transfusion, EVD’s, hyperthermia protocols, and patients with neurological injuries ranging from head traumas to strokes (hemorrhagic or ischemic)

• Maintain a collaborative relationship and open communication between physicians, team members, senior administration, and other units Previous Professional Experience

Registered Nurse / Step Down Unit

Saint Francis Hospital, 03/2015 to 06/2016

Hartford, Connecticut

Registered Nurse / ICU

Inova Healthcare System, 04/2015 to 05/2015

Falls Church, Virginia

Registered Nurse / ICU

Chambersburg Hospital, 01/2014 to 03/2014

Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

Registered Nurse / ICU

Robert Packer Hospital, 05/2012 to 12/2013

Sayre, Pennsylvania

Education

Master of Science in Nursing, 09/2018

South University

Richmond, Virginia

• Family Nurse Practitioner Specialty

• GPA 3.5

Bachelor of Science, 12/2015

Mansfield University of Pennsylvania

Mansfield, Pennsylvania

Affiliations

• American Association of Nurse Practitioners, AANP Interests

• Research & Quality Improvement Projects

• Music, singing in my church choir and spending time with my family



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