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Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Location:
Laurel, MD
Posted:
September 13, 2019

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OLUFUNKE TAIWO (PMHNP-BC)

**** ******** ****** **. ***** Marlboro, MD 20774. 301-***-****. adaca8@r.postjobfree.com

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Talented and Board-Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with more than 6 years of BSN RN Psychiatric experience. Using the modern knowledge to build a strong relationship with patients of all ages and their families. A patient advocate, promoting high quality and unparalleled patient service to achieve best possible outcome

Skill Highlights

● Accomplished in Psychopharmacology

● In-depth knowledge of suicide and risk assessment

● Mental health care understanding, knowledge of planning psychological treatments

and monitor patients' health conditions.

● Experienced with inpatient bedside care, crisis intervention, symptom management and

family interventions.

● Safety-minded and detail oriented in documentation patient information including service

plans treatment reports and progress notes.

● Excellent presentation and management skills

● Demonstrated talent and flexibility in clinics and hospitals settings.

● Excellent communication skill and ability to work with diverse range of people with difference personalities.

● Possess strong knowledge of working in an interdisciplinary team.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Medpsych Health Services LLC CRNP- PMH - Present

Conducting initial psychiatric patient evaluation

Formulating diagnostic impressions, developing and implementing initial treatment plans in collaboration with other team members

Ordering laboratory tests, monitoring, and evaluating results

Working with interdisciplinary team on care coordination of patients

Performing crisis intervention and medication management

Stoddard Baptist Global Care, Inc. CRNP- PMH, May 2019 – Present

Conducting initial psychiatric patient evaluation

Formulating diagnostic impressions, developing and implementing initial treatment plans in collaboration with other team members

Ordering laboratory tests, monitoring, and evaluating results

Working with interdisciplinary team on care coordination of patients

Performing crisis intervention and medication management

Internship, UMD –Prince George’s Hospital Center, January 2018 – November 2018

Performed initial psychiatric evaluation and assessment of newly admitted patients

Obtained collateral information on newly admitted patients from multiple sources using assessment techniques that are appropriate to the patient’s language, culture, and developmental stage, including screening evaluations, psychiatric rating scales, genograms and other standardized instruments

Wrote comprehensive psychiatric note along with history and physical note on new admissions

Coordinated with psychiatrist to develop treatment plan for patient with different types of mental illness

Conducted follow up psychiatric assessments and wrote progress note on existing patients

Maintained interdisciplinary treatment by reviewing treatment plans and progress; consulted and collaborated with primary care physicians, psychiatrists, mental health therapists, nurses, and other health care providers

Assisted the psychiatrist in utilizing psychotherapeutic methods and medication management

Discussed progress towards goals with patients, providing instructions, and monitoring effect of medications and monitoring laboratory values

Coordinated with psychiatrist, social workers and case managers to refer patient to appropriate community program/ resources upon discharge for continuity of care

MDS Coordinator, April 2012 – Present

Stoddard Baptist Nursing Home, Washington, DC

Assessment of newly admitted residents and completion of MDS within 14 days of admission

Developing and maintaining calendars, schedules and protocols to ensure timely completion of assessments/care plans for new admissions, quarterly updates, annual reviews and changes in health status

Ensuring compliance with state and federal regulations related to comprehensive assessment of nursing home residents

Observing all infection control, OSHA, and Universal Precautions Guidelines

Trained four new employees on MDS coding system

Commended by the Director of Nursing and Administrator for increasing the facility’s case mix index in 2017

Provided in services to floor nurses/CNAs on proper documentation of ADL's and Behavior

Coordinated care between nursing and rehab staff to ensure proper management to meet resident needs and to ensure that individualized goals and plans of care were developed.

Registered Nurse Supervisor, November 2010 – January 2012

Forestville Health and Rehab Center, Maryland

Implementation of total patient care, assessing patient’s status and notifying physician of clinical Changes

Responsible for close monitoring of patients’ EKG readings. Assisted in preparing stroke and cardiac patients for diagnostic tests

Drew blood peripherally and from central lines. Started intravenous lines, hung and maintained intravenous fluid and medication

Educated patients’ families on disease processes, medication administration and pain management techniques

Collaborated with interdisciplinary team of medical and healthcare professionals

Precept staff nurses and students in areas of patient care, policies and procedures with demonstrated leadership skills

Licensed Practical Nurse, July 2007 – June 2010

Armed Forces Retirement Home, Washington, DC

Care of critically ill residents requiring mechanical ventilation. Suctioning and care of residents with tracheostomy

Drawing of blood from peripheral and central lines

Starting intravenous lines, hanging and maintaining intravenous fluid and medication

Care of residents with gastrostomy tube feeding

Licensed Practical Nurse, Prince George’s Correctional Facility, August 2008 – Nov 2008 Upper Marlboro, Maryland

Provided care for inmates with behavioral condition

Administered psychotropic medication to inmates with mental illness

Administered tuberculin injection on new inmates to rule out tuberculosis

Performed blood glucose check, insulin administration, and wound care on inmates

Worked with interdisciplinary team on care coordination of inmates with mental illness

SKILL:

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Experience in delivering high-quality, client-centered care

strong listening skills, problem solving with non-judgmental approach

Proficient computer skills, able to document and navigate EHR independently

Effective crisis management skills for psychiatric emergencies.

Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to work productively and make independent decisions

EDUCATION, LICENSES AND CERTIFICATION

Walden State University November 2018

MSN in Nursing (PMHNP-BC)

Chamberlain College of nursing, Addison, IL May 2015

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Prince George’s Community College, Largo, MD May 2010

Associate in Science in Nursing

Comprehensive Health Academy, Washington DC April 2005

Diploma in Licensed Practical Nursing

CPR/BLS, American Heart Association expr 05/2020

RAC-CT Certification

Active MD License #R193230 expr 03/2021

Active DC License # RN1025201 expr 06/2020



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