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Nurse Practitioner, Family

Location:
Arlington, VA
Posted:
September 24, 2019

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Nurse Practitioner, Embassy Health Unit, Seoul, Korea

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Provided comprehensive primary health services to include preventative care and diagnosis and treatment of a wide array of health problems from acute illnesses to long term management of chronic medical conditions. Duties included health education and promotion, disease management and prevention, counseling services, administrative duties and acting Health Unit Chief during the Regional Medical Officer’s travel.

Conducted preventative health care exams, routine well child exams and school/sports physicals.

Ordered, interpreted and used diagnostic tests such as point of care tests, lab tests and imaging to determine appropriate treatment plans; initiated referrals for specialty and/or emergency room care as needed in accordance with policy.

Documented all medical communications and followed up with patients on response to treatments.

Served as the 24/7 on-call backup duty health provider to the Embassy’s primary on-call nurse triage system.

Represented the Health Unit during meetings with the Ambassador, local hospital directors and White House and State Department staff in preparation POTUS and Secretary of State.

Completed food safety inspection training and implementation for the Embassy cafeteria.

Received the Embassy’s Superior Honor Award for providing excellent medical care and exemplary customer service..

Nurse Practitioner Volunteer, 121 Brian Allgood Army Community Hospital, Yongsan Garrison, Seoul, Korea

7/2017-4/2018

Provided primary care services to U.S. active duty military and their family members including: evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, disposition and referrals for acute and chronic symptoms, illness, injuries, or conditions.

Provided education on health, well-being, management, and prevention of disease.

Assessed, stabilized and determined disposition of patients with emergent conditions in accordance with policy.

Occupational Health Nurse, Department of the Army, Yongsan Garrison, Seoul, Korea

10/2016-7/2017

Obtained patient health history; ordered and reviewed necessary laboratory results based on occupational exposures and regulatory requirements; counseled officers, general service employees, and locally employed staff on health education and identifying occupational health hazards, preventing disease, updating required vaccinations, and maintaining long-term good health.

Stayed abreast of the latest medical surveillance requirements for occupational hazards in accordance with OSHA standards.

Registered Nurse, US Embassy, Tbilisi, Health Unit, Tbilisi, Georgia

11/2015-04/2016

Triaged patients and coordinated care in collaboration with Post’s Health Practitioner (HP) and other Health Unit professionals.

Under HP preceptorship, obtained patient health histories, performed physical exams, reported on possible assessments and recommended plans of care to the HP, and charted patient SOAP notes (co-signed by the HP) in order to maintain practical medical experience and documentation skills as a nurse practitioner.

Administered appropriate medications, vaccinations, wound care, and other needed interventions.

Provided health promotion, counseling, and education to the diplomatic community.

School Nurse, Quality Schools International, Tbilisi, Georgia

07/2015-04/2016

Performed health assessments, triaged, and counseled student patients.

Developed & implemented individualized health plans, informed parents of community health resources, coordinated care in collaboration with the school psychologist and administrators as the primary liaison between home, school, and community.

Planned and implemented school health management and emergency protocols, including protocols on limiting the spread of communicable disease within the school through preventative immunization and early detection programs.

Family Nurse Practitioner, KHEIR Community Clinic, Los Angeles, CA

10/2012-06/2013

Provided individualized, multidisciplinary primary care to the underserved Los Angeles community in a family clinic including: diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of acute and chronic illnesses; physical examinations for pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients (including well-child exams); mental health screenings and referrals, gynecological exams (e.g., pap smears and breast exams); family planning consultations including pregnancy testing, STD testing, screening and counseling; and preventative health teaching and medication counseling.

Evaluated workman’s compensation recipients by performing physical exams related to specific workman’s compensation injury, determining the eligibility of workman’s compensation claims, and providing community referrals as well as patient education and consultations regarding the specific condition.

Collaborated with the California Family Health Council (CFHC.org) in a contraceptive research study after completing online training certification for “Protecting Human Research Participants” and study clinician orientation on “Guidance for Industry E6 Good Clinical Practice.”

Registered Nurse, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

08/2010-12/2011

Provided comprehensive medical care to patients with varying diagnoses, specifically kidney and liver transplant patients, on a Telemetry/Transplant unit.

Served as a patient advocate and educated patients and family members about diagnoses, medications, procedures, diet, exercise, and lifestyle changes to promote quality of life.

Senior Consultant, Deloitte Tax LLP, Los Angeles, CA

07/2004-06/2008

Managed and drove numerous client matters of major fortune 500 companies from engagement and implementation to completion and delivery, interviewing corporate executives, financial and legal advisors; and liaised with clients regarding outstanding issues.

Reviewed and analyzed merger agreements, board resolutions, and other supportive documents in evaluating the deductibility of various mergers & acquisition transaction costs.

Delegated duties to junior associates and interns; supervised and reviewed their work products.

Clinical Rotations

KHEIR Community Clinic, S. Mark Taper Foundation, Los Angeles, CA

Victor Kong, MD

Provided primary care to patients of all ages with acute and chronic illnesses and counseled them on health management and risk prevention.

Prasad Primary Care, Internal Medicine, Culver City, CA

Raj Prasad, MD

Managed chronic illnesses, such as diabetes and hypertension, in both a clinic and skilled nursing home.

Educated elderly patients on disease management, prevention, and health maintenance.

James H. Flores, Jr., MD, Inc., Pediatric Clinic, Rolling Hills, CA

James H. Flores, Jr., MD

Provided well-child care including immunizations, health promotion, nutrition, and anticipatory guidance.

Managed acute and chronic illnesses in infants, children, and adolescents.

HealthCare Partners Medical Group, OB/GYN, Pasadena, CA

Pamela Payne, FNP

Managed OB/GYN patients including, pap smears, STD exams, assisting with IUD insertions and removals.

Counseled patients on birth control, pregnancy, STDs, health risk factors, diet, activity, and disease management.

Education

California State University, Los Angeles School of Nursing

03/2012

Master of Science in Nursing, graduating GPA: 3.762

Specialization: Family Nurse Practitioner

University of Southern California

05/2004

Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Licenses/Certifications/Awards

VA Nurse Practitioner (NP) License and Furnisher # 002******* (Exp: June 30, 2021)

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Board Certified #F0912230 (Exp: September 18, 2022)

VA Registered Nurse (RN) License #000******* (Exp: June 30, 2021)

BLS for Healthcare Providers (CPR and AED) Certified (Exp: June 2020)

BLS Instructor ID # 091******** (Exp: September 2020)

DEA Registration #MH4634653

Superior Honor Award (November 2018)

SECRET Security Clearance with Department of State

Skills

Critical thinking and analytical skills

Interpersonal and communication skills

Patient/family education and counseling skills

Knowledge in MAC and PC Operating Systems. Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook & Excel. Types approximately 70 WPM. Familiar with AHLTA and CHCS Electronic Medical Record.

Foreign Languages: Korean (FSI: 3+/3+), basic Georgian



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