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Family Nurse Practitioner

October 05, 2019

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Irena Stefan

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Palmetto, FL ******


Family Nurse Practitioner accustomed to performing at the highest standards within a fast paced, high stressed environment. Great organizational skills, quick learner, advanced problem solving and excellent attitude. Multilingual in Eastern European languages with over 12 years of vast nursing experience.


American Nurses Credentialing Center, FNP-BC, Certification number 201-***-****, Fl

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, License number 11003277, Fl

Registered Nurse in the State of Florida, License number RN9321693

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2018 to present

Advanced cardiovascular life support (ACLS) 2018 to present

Progressive Care Nursing Adult Certification (PCCN) 2016 to present


Multilingual in Eastern European languages

High level communication skills

Excellent interprofessional and collaborative skills

Lab result evaluation

Skilled in conducting comprehensive, problem-focused health history and physical exams

Health and wellness expert

12 lead EKG interpretation

Preventative care educator

Cultural diversity

Accurate diagnosis and treatment of acute conditions and management of chronic conditions

Documenting in EHR systems

Efficient and effective in locating evidence-based resources


Shave and punch biopsy


Precepted Clinical Experience January 2018 to April 2019

Bradenton Physicians Medical Group

Demonstrated expertise in supporting patients with multiple acute and chronic co-morbidities, including diagnosing, treating and initiating medication, performing diagnostic interventions, and executing follow-ups as required

Crafted treatment plans adhering to rigorous standards of care and professional practice guidelines

Documented and successfully applied findings of patient data encompassing assessment results, interventions, medications, patient responses and treatment changes

Performed many pap-smears, clinical breast exams, women’s care assessments and contraception counseling

Performed prostate exams and male health assessment

Administered multiple trigger point injections and joint injections

Health Department in Arcadia

Conducted clinical prevention services including, screening, health promotion, risk assessment, immunizations and health maintenance

Identified risk factors and behaviors associated with pregnancy and childbearing

Performed comprehensive sports physicals and adolescents’ physicals

Conducted assessments on pediatric patients and well child exams at ages 2 months-18 years of age

STD care and counseling

Administered Depo-Provera injections

Cardiac Progressive RN

Sarasota Memorial Hospital-Sarasota, Florida August 2015 to present

Managed patients on a stepdown cardiac progressive unit including, pre-CABG and postoperative recovery, TAVR’s, mini MVR’s, MAZE procedures and complex post thoracic surgeries

Managed vascular patients including carotid endarterectomy, femoral bypass, AAA repairs

Managed complex patients post robotic and open Whipple surgery and esophagectomies

Managed patients with epidurals, insulin drips, PCA pumps, chest tubes, JP drains, NG tubes

Experienced in managing arrythmias, MI, heart failure, diabetes, hypertension and hyperlipidemia

Trained new hires and students on internal systems and patient care

Charge Nurse

Peace River Reginal Medical Center -Port Charlotte, Florida April 2011 to November 2014

Provided professional care as a Charge Nurse in an intermediate care unit with capability to lead and instruct under pressure, striving for excellent patient care

Managed postoperative thoracic patients on BiPAP’s and CPAP’s

Collaborated with interdisciplinary team to ensure positive patient outcome

Collaborated with management for unit needs and budget

Education and Training

Master of Science, Nursing

University of South Florida-Tampa, Florida Graduated 05/04/2019

Bachelor of Science, Nursing

Kaplan University- Davenport, Iowa Graduated 11/ 04/ 2014

Associate of Nursing

Excelsior College of Nursing-Albany, NY Graduated 01/ 21/2011

Licensed Practical Nurse LPN

Charlotte Technical Center, Port Charlotte Florida Graduated 01/2007

Technical & Social Skills

Healthcare: Computerized charting in eClinicalWorks, Allscripts and EHR

Activities and Honors

Phi Beta Kappa, Honor Society Member

Student Member American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Multiple Star Gram Awards (awarded for excellent conduct at work)

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