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Nurse Practitioner Registered

Tampa, Florida, United States
September 17, 2019

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Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

Patient-focused professional, offering broad-based experience in providing nursing care to patients within intensive care and medical-surgical units. Equipped with excellent knowledge in monitoring and treating patients with acutely ill and life-threatening conditions. Well-versed in precepting new graduate nurses and clinical students from numerous universities. Effective team player, with articulate interpersonal and communication skills in maintaining relationships with diverse levels of individuals, from patients and families to doctors and healthcare teams. Proficient in utilizing Epic, Cerner and Sunrise computer charting system.


Master of Science in Nursing September 2014 - May 2017

Walden University, Minneapolis, MN

Bachelor of Science in Nursing August 1995-May 2001

Holy Family University, Philadelphia, PA

Licensures & Certifications

Licensures: Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, State of Florida

August 2018 Valid Until July 2023

Active DEA License

Active NPI License

Registered Nurse

Florida Board of Nursing, Valid Until: April 2020

Certifications: Certified Adult- Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, 2018

Active Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

Active Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)

Active National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS), Apex Innovations

Work Experiences


Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Wellness Center, PT January 2019–Present

Perform detailed and comprehensive patient history and physical examinations

Order and interpret laboratory data and imaging studies including but not limited to X-ray and CT Scan

Assess and diagnose diseases in varying levels of acuity, and instituting appropriate treatment plans

Initiate pharmacologic therapy and monitoring for efficiency and safety

Practice evidence based medicine with a thorough understanding of relevant clinical guidelines

Teach patients and the families regarding diagnosis, treatment, management and prevention of rheumatologic related disease process.

Educate on the importance of natural hormone replacement, and PELLET therapy

Administer various biologic infusions including remicaide, cimzia, simponi aria, orencia, actemra, and rituxan etc.

St. Joseph's Hospital, Tampa, FL

Staff Nurse, Medical Intensive Care Unit, FT Aug 2018–Present

Provide direct patient-care with acute illnesses, including acute congestive heart failure, Atrial Fibrillation, Aflutter, supraventricular tachycardia, management of pacemaker, obstructive sleep apnea, drug overdose, respiratory failure, chronic kidney disease, diabetic ketoacidosis, gastrointestinal bleed etc.

Exemplify proven knowledge of specialized monitoring and medical treatment as well as intensive nursing care which include critical care drips titration including insulin, narcotics, anti-arrhythmic, heparin, pressor including dopamine, dobutamine, norepinephrine, phenylephrine, vasopressin, amiodarone, diltiazem, and epinephrine.

Responsible in guaranteeing the delivery of optimal care to critically ill patients and their families

Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Staff Nurse, Medical Intensive Care Unit/ Cardiac Critical Care Unit, FT Jul 2004–Jul 2018

Rendered direct care to various patients with cancer, advanced pulmonary disease, sepsis, gastrointestinal disease, renal disease, acute stroke, hemorrhagic bleeds, acute heart attacks, pulmonary emboli, and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS); as well as with chest tube, ventilator, and Swan-Ganz catheter

Handled hypothermia management for several post-cardiac arrest patients

Worked as float nurse in cardiovascular intensive care unit for post open-heart surgery patients on critical drips and mechanical ventilators

Immediately relayed changes on clinical condition of the patients to physicians, nursing supervisor and manager, and co-workers whenever necessary and worked with Rapid Response Team

MossRehab, Elkins Park Hospital, Elkins Park, PA

Staff Nurse, Rehabilitation Units (Stroke, Brain, and Spinal Cord Injury), Per Diem Jul 2004–May 2018

Manage and provide care to long-term rehabilitation patients with head injury, cerebrovascular accident (CVA), strokes, paraplegics, and quadriplegics

Provide physical therapy to patients using electric wheelchairs, walkers, slings, canes, prostheses, and orthopedic equipment

Asses each needs of the patient, to educate and improve their skills for activity of daily living and promote effective functioning in the society with disability

North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY

Staff Nurse, Medical-Surgical/ Oncology Unit, FT May 2002–Jul 2004

Exhibit patient-focused in providing care to patients with atrial fibrillation, supraventricular tachycardia, electrolyte imbalances, wound infections, incision care, care of chest tubes, pleural effusions, pneumothorax, and titrating, while monitoring patients with cardiac-specific infusions and peritoneal dialysis

Initiate early ambulation therapy and implement discharge education

Franklin Hospital Medical Center, Valley Stream, NY

Staff Nurse, Medical-Surgical/Oncology Unit, FT Mar 2002–May 2002

Recognize and treat cancer-related health concerns. Collaborate with a team of healthcare professionals to share expertise and knowledge.

Give supportive resources on the patient and the families to promote positive outlook.

Teach patients and the families regarding treatment expectations.

Watch and record the patient’s progress on a constant basis. Chart the patient’s response to treatment and medication.

Help patients and their families by primarily meeting their complex post-operative needs following gastrointestinal, genitourinary, gynecology surgery

Implement comprehensive nursing care for pre- and post-operative patients, including monitoring and assessing of vital signs, airway, and consciousness level

Professional Affiliations

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) Active

Florida Association Nurse Practitioner Active

Other Qualifications

Member of Penn Care Rapid Response Team 2010-2018

Proficient in EPIC, Cerner, Sunrise EHR Charting

Functioned in multiple roles 2010-2018: Staff preceptor, charge nurse, coordinate staff scheduling and resource person for unit EPIC electronic health record

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