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Nurse Practitioner Registered

Crystal Lake, IL
November 05, 2019

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Kristina Passarelli DNP, FNP-BC


Registered Nurse with 8 years critical care and emergency room medicine experience

Family Nurse practitioner with 10 years of experience with focus on Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Acute, Urgent, Occupational Health, and leadership

Excellent problem solving & leadership skills

Excellent communication and people skills

Proven experience as clinical director/clinical regional director

Solid understanding of budgeting, resourcing, and performance evaluation procedures

Excellent knowledge of standards and regulations within medical field

Demonstrate an ability to work independently as well as with a team

Demonstrate high level of confidence in decision-making.

Aptitude resolving issues and conflicts

Possess superior interpersonal skills in dealing with all colleagues of the organization with ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects


Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Loyola University, Chicago, IL 2001

Master of Science in Nursing – DePaul University, Chicago, IL 2008

Doctorate Nurse Practitioner-DePaul University, Chicago, IL 2018


Sigma Theta Tau-Loyola University

Sigma Theta Tau- Depaul University

Professional Affiliations

American Nurses Association

American Association of Critical Care Nurses

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

American Academy of Family Physicians


Current Registered Nurse License

Current Advanced Practice License issued by the State of Illinois

Current Family Nurse Practitioner; Board Certified American Nurse Credentialing Center

Current Controlled Substance license

Current DEA license

Current Basic Life Support

DOT Certification

Professional Experience

Family Nurse Practitioner-Pain Management, Advocate Aurora Healthcare, Barrington, IL April 2018- Current

Family Nurse Practitioner-Lead Clinical/Regional Nurse Practitioner, Marathon Health, Rockford, IL June 2014-April 2018

-Devise strategies and plans for clinical development for the clinical and education teams according to company standards for excellent service and growth

-Plan and oversee all patient care and administrative operations and programs within the clinic as well as at go live of clinics regionally to support clinical operations and education

-Coordinate and supervise staff providing constructive feedback

-Evaluate clinician’s performance and discipline employees when necessary

-Monitor compliance to legal guidelines internally and externally to ensure policies and quality of standards

-Served as a member on corporate audit committee

-Served as a member on peer support committee

-Served as a member on City of Rockford’s community wellness committee

-Ensure cost effective high quality care

-Demonstrate consistent support and alignment with mission, vision, value, and purpose of the organization

-Partner with municipality to impact chronic disease management and ensure lifestyle reduction therapies that are impactful to the community for which our clinic is housed

Family Nurse Practitioner-Physicians Immediate Urgent Care, Rockford, IL March 2016-June 2017

-Conduct complete physicals, provide treatment, and counsel patients

-Administer therapeutic procedures

-Order routine or specific procedures (laboratory studies, radiographs, and administration of medications) and interpret findings and outcomes

-Prescribe appropriate medications to treat or relieve symptoms. Address current medications and adjust as necessary

_Perform routine diagnostic and therapeutic procedures such as, but not limited to, injections, immunizations, suturing, and wound/burn care, incision and drainage, foreign body removal (skin or eye), managing simple conditions produced by infection or trauma, facilitating the management of more complex illnesses and injuries

Family Nurse Practitioner- Maple Family Medical Center, Brookfield, IL August 2010-June 2014

-Evaluate individual’s health by taking health histories, performing physical examinations, ordering and interpreting results from appropriate laboratory and diagnostic tests, as well as perform in office procedures such as laceration repair, skin biopsies and knee/shoulder injections

-Diagnose and treat acute and chronic illnesses which include but are not limited to: Hypertension, Diabetes, Hypertension, Congestive Heart Failure, Lipid Disorders, Endocrine disorders, Respiratory disorders, Neurological disorders, and Musculoskeletal disorders

-Provide discharge instructions and counseled patients on follow-up care.

Faculty/Clinical Instructor – DePaul University, Chicago, IL August, 2008-July 2010

-Lecture and Clinical Instructor; Advanced Assessment in Critical Care for MENP program

-Primary lecturer for Leadership and Management and Theory across the Lifespan

-Participated in departmental, general university, and advisory committees

-Collaborated services between Chicago area hospitals and department

-Assisted in researching and coordinating continuing education opportunities for faculty

-Ensured effective communication and relations with graduate students and hospital staff

-Actively sought opportunities to assist with issues related to various quality initiatives

-Co-authored in several current departmental research projects

Registered Nurse First Assist/Contracted Assignments September 2002- July 2008

Central DuPage Hospital- CV/ICU,

Loyola University-Burn ICU/MICU/SICU

Northwestern Memorial- ER/SICU

Rush University-ER

-Assess patient’s condition and planning and implementing patient care plans

-Treating wounds and providing advanced life support

-Assisting physicians in performing procedures

-Collaborating with fellow members of the critical care team

-Responding to life-saving situations, using nursing standards and protocols for treatment

-Acting as patient advocate

-Providing education and support to patient families

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