Benitra Tripp, MSN, APRN, AGNP-C
Offering a solid educational foundation, a broad range of direct care experience and outstanding documentation / recordkeeping skills
Dedicated, diligent and experienced nurse with engaging interpersonal skills, knowledge of the most current protocols, and a record of success for delivering skilled nursing care across care settings. Background includes a commitment to delivering the highest quality of care for patients and their families and proven skills in advanced assessments, therapeutic communications, and case management. Equally skilled at serving as a bridge among disciplines and summarizing information for doctors.
HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS
Proven ability to develop patient care plans; coordinate care across disciplines and make appropriate treatment referrals
Sensitive and active listener who recognizes patient needs and distinguishes between physical and emotional symptoms
Highly effective at educating patients, calmly guiding them through procedures and bringing a voice to their concerns
Technology experience: EMRs: Practice Fusion; eClinicals, Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
EDUCATION / CREDENTIALS
Walden University Professional Designations
M.S.N. – Adult-Gero Nurse Practitioner - Summa cum laude (2019) AGNP-C, American Academy of Nurse Practitioner
Registered Nurse, State of Georgia
Gordon State College, Barnesville, GA Advanced Practical Nurse, APN, State of Georgia
B.S.N. cum laude (2015) Basic Life Support
Gordon College, Barnesville, GA Professional Affiliation
A.S.N Nursing (2008) American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
VITAS HEALTHCARE CORP., Atlanta, GA 2008 - PRESENT
Coordinate end-of-life care for a caseload of 12-15 patients which includes overseeing home health aides and conducting ongoing nursing assessments as well as medical management for patients.
Responsible for initial assessments, care planning, family relations and patient/family teaching and thorough knowledge of Medicare/Medicaid and other funding source regulation relate to hospice care services.
Conduct regular case reviews to ensure clinical records accuracy and completion. Prepare status reports and communicate extensively with doctors and multidisciplinary team members to coordinate services across the healthcare spectrum.
Work closely with medical directors to interpret appropriateness of care and accurate claims payment. Position requires thorough documentation, constant communication with physicians and extensive education for patients, family members and agency nurses regarding discharge planning for Hospice patients.
Scope of responsibility also includes a significant amount of charting, records management and filing to ensure compliance with criteria, medical policy and member eligibility for Medicare benefits.
LAKE OCONEE LLC, Greensboro, GA 2014 - PRESENT
Registered Nurse (Director of health services)
Provide direct patient care, physical and psychiatric assessments, care planning and nursing intervention support and treatment. Care for patients who are dealing with issues surrounding depression, suicidality, violence, and addiction.
Assess a wide a range of medical conditions and acute psychological disorders as well as the behavioral/physical issues that often accompany them.
Document interventions and collaborate across units to coordinate patient care across disciplines. Conduct thorough assessments, monitor labs and communicate with physicians and psychiatrists to coordinate services for care needs.
Benitra Tripp, MSN, APRN, AGNP-C 678-***-****
ACC HEALTH, Albuquerque, NM
2014 - 2018
Staff RN – Assist with set up a mobile clinic in an armory, using state-of-the-art self-contained portable equipment and supplies. Assist with medical readiness for deployment of state national guard. Providing PHAs, labs, immunizations, and EKG to service members
Family Health / Primary Care/Urgent Care
Collaborated with NPs and MDs in primary care offices, gaining experience in health promotion, disease prevention, health maintenance, counseling and patient education as well as the diagnosis and treatment of both acute and chronic illnesses.
Utilized consultation and referrals with other health professionals when appropriate to help manage patient care regarding lifestyle and development issues. Analyze and interpret patients' histories, symptoms, physical findings, or diagnostic information to develop appropriate diagnoses.
Diagnose or treat acute health care problems, such as illnesses, infections, or injuries.
Recommend diagnostic or therapeutic interventions with attention to safety, cost, invasiveness, simplicity, acceptability, adherence, and efficacy.
Prescribe medications based on efficacy, safety, and cost as legally authorized.
Educate patients about self-management of acute or chronic illnesses, tailoring instructions to patients' individual circumstances.
Collaborated with physicians regarding care, consultation and education regarding disease prevention, menopause and routine care for OB/GYN patients.
Participated in site-based activities including family planning, sexual health, gynecologic exams and breast cancer screening. Observed colposcopy and IUD insertions.
Adult / Gerontology
Developed treatment plans for acute and chronic diseases and educated patients on health promotion throughout the aging process, emphasizing preventative care and disease management.
Conducted comprehensive physical exams and performed diagnostic tests and screening evaluations.
AREAS OF SKILL & EXPERIENCE
- Patient Education Family Relations l Nursing Homes - Adaptive Equipment - Supply Ordering
- Admissions Discharges Patient Transfers - Quality Assurance - Infection Control
- Patient Advocacy Physician Communications - Equipment Checks - Safety Assessments
- Computerized Charting, Reporting & Review - End-of-Life Comfort Care - Grief Support