DOROTHY VAN SLYKE, MSN, RN, APN
*** ******** *** ***. ***, Hackensack, New Jersey 07601
Extensive clinical nursing experience and nurse practitioner training. Strong assessment and treatment planning abilities. Excellent communications, patient and professional relations, organizational, and problem solving skills. Capable of handling multiple assignments, working well in demanding environments, and meeting deadlines.
UMDNJ, Newark, NJ
Master’s of Science Degree in Nursing (December 2011)
Cert. # AG0614105
Licensure #26NJ00521600 as of 9/11/14
Concentration: Primary Care of the Adult/Gero
NPCDE Certified Nurse Education, Diabetes Input Team, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ (2010)
Oncology NP, Outpatient Department, Holy Name Hospital, Teaneck, NJ (2009)
Oncology NP, Prospect Medical Offices, Midland Park, NJ (2008)
Family APN, FNP, Prospect Medical Offices, Midland Park, NJ (2009)
Felician College, Lodi, NJ
Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing/R.N. (Graduated Cum Laude (August 2001)
Medical/Surgical, St. Mary's Hospital, Passaic, NJ
Pediatric, University of Medicine & Dentistry, Newark, NJ
Maternal-Newborn, University of Medicine & Dentistry, Newark, NJ
Mental Health, St. Joseph's Hospital, Paterson, NJ
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology (1986)
Associate in Applied Science Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology (1981)
Spine, Osteoarthritis & Neuropathy Center, Midland Park, NJ
(2015 – Present) Nurse Practitioner
Perform initial consults/re-evals related to osteoarthritic conditions of the
Dorothy Van Slyke
suboccipital areas, knees, lumbar spine as well as c/o neuropathy to bilateral feet.
Perform injections to bilateral knees with Hyalgan, Euflexxa or Trameel/Zeel and
Kenalog as needed as well as to suboccipital/trapezius muscles with Trameel/
Zeel and Kenalog as needed
Perform injections to SI/SC region with Trameel/Zeel and Kenalog as
needed for c/o neuropathy with radiation to bilateral lower extremities.
Perform nerve block injections to bilateral feet with 0.5% Marcaine and Kenalog as needed targeting deep/superficial peroneal nerves, sural, posterior tibial nerves as well as saphenous area.
Perform diagnostic ultrasound to new patients to aid in assessment of target/trigger
areas of injection and fluoroscopy prior to each subsequent injection to assess joint space, and assess progress during course of injection series.
Discuss and encourage patients to maintain continuity of care with physical therapy/injections per protocol to maintain optimal joint function.
Responsible for interpretation of various MRIs, Doppler studies as well as
assessing appropriate blood work to evaluate if clearance needed by PCP or
endocrinologist for possible renal contraindication.
The Buckingham at Norwood, Norwood, NJ (2005-2016)
Responsible for providing primary care in a sub-acute and long-term care facility,
currently with 200+ residents.
Monitor results and notify physicians.
Administer meds, IVs, trach and wound care, colostomy, PEG feeds,
Foley catheterizations, etc.
Process admissions, conduct patient assessments, formulate and implement treatment plans, and assist with transfers as needed.
Supervise RNs, LPNs and CNAs as needed.
Dorothy Van Slyke
NP, State of New Jersey
RN, State of New Jersey
BLS in progress
Member, Board of Registry, American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP)
References Available Upon Request