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Nurse Practitioner Medical

Palestine, TX
February 20, 2020

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Christopher Kirk Bailey FNP-C

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Tyler, Texas 75703



Grand Canyon University, Doctor of Nursing Practice (Candidate). 07/2019 to Present

SOUTH UNIVERSITY, Masters of Science in Nursing (Family Nurse Practitioner). 12/2013 to 9/2015

AMERICAN SENTINEL UNIVERISTY, Bachelor of Science in Nursing. 10/2012 to 04/2013

EXCELSIOR COLLEGE, Associate in Nursing. 12/2004 to 09/2008

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT TYLER, Bachelor of Science. 07/2001 to 08/2004


Texas Spine and Joint Hospital. Nurse Practitioner in Urgent Care and Emergency Room. Tyler Texas. 5/2017 to Present.

Primary provider for emergent and urgent patient care in satellite urgent care clinics as well as main hospital emergency room. Responsible for ordering and interpreting radiological and laboratory studies, diagnosing and treatment of patient populations from pediatric to elderly.

Experienced in advanced emergency procedures such as airway and cardiac management, laceration repair, stroke assessment and management, treatment of traumatic injuries, as well as muscle skeletal injuries and joint injections.

Responsible for admissions of patients to main hospital. To include securing surgeon/ hospitalist acceptance, plane of care and admission orders.

Responsible for ordering further diagnostic testing and referral of patients not requiring immediate care or admission.

Texas Army National Guard. Nurse Practitioner (Field Surgeon). Commanding Officer 1st Medical Detachment. Grand Prairie, Texas. 10/2011 to Present.

Provide first line advanced medical treatment of traumatic battlefield injuries to soldiers and civilians as well as primary care to unit personnel.

Management and coordination of medical practitioners, clinical personal, equipment, and schedule.

Primary case manager for complex patient conditions and emergency medical skills trainer for medical technicians.

Christus Mother Francis. Nurse Practitioner for Family Practice and Urgent Cares. Kilgore and Tyler Texas. 4/2016 to 5/2017.

Primary care provider for patient populations from newborn to elderly.

Responsible for ordering and interpreting diagnostic laboratory and radiological tests. Providing minor surgical services such as incision and drainage of abscess, sebaceous cyst removal and ingrown nail removal.

Collaborate with specialty providers to create treatment plans and maintain patient compliance with regular visits and laboratory studies.

Responsible for managing chronic medical illnesses such as hypertension and diabetes through medication management, diet and lifestyle coaching.

Palestine Regional Medical Center. Staff RN and Charge Nurse Emergency Department / ICU / Med-Surg / Psychiatric Crisis Unit. Palestine Texas. 11/2014 to 1/2016.

Provided advanced emergency medical care in Emergency Department and ICU. Psychiatric and medical care with monitoring and adjustments of patient’s plan of care and medications in Crisis Unit

East Texas Medical Center. Emergency Room Charge Nurse. Mt. Vernon/ Pittsburg/ Gilmer, Texas. 04/2011 to 12/2014

Provided advanced emergency medical care as well as supervise and manage staff members.

Member of Rapid Response Team

Instruction of staff members in American Heart Association ACLS, BLS, and PALS

Good Shepherd Medical Center. RN/ Training Center Faculty. Longview, Texas. 10/2010 to 12/2011

ACLS program director and coordinator. American Heart Association ACLS, PALS, PHTLS, AMLS, BLS instruction for physicians, midlevel practitioners, paramedic, and nursing staff

Served as RN part time in Emergency, Rehabilitation, and IMC departments

Maintained part time status with Good Shepherd (Champion) EMS as Lead Paramedic on Advanced Life Support ambulances


State of Texas APRN License Number AP129870

DEA Controlled Substance Licensure

AANP Certification Number F1115085

American Heart Association BLS instructor and provider

American Heart Association ACLS provider

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