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Registered Nurse Practitioner

Location:
Waycross, GA
Posted:
May 12, 2020

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Professional with **+ years of industry experience seeking position that is challenging, rewarding, and inspiring. Strong caregiving skills, empathetic personality, and detail-orientated training have provided me with a long career in numerous environments. Able to promote sound working environment/procedures conducive to improving skills, increasing efficiency, enhancing quality and strengthening desired results.

Professional Experience

PRN/FLOAT REGISTERED NURSE MEMORIAL SATILLA HEALTH 11/2018 - PRESENT

·Float throughout the hospital providing patient care in medical/surgical units.

·Supervise certified nursing assistants.

·Corresponds with physicians and other disciplines concerning patient care.

·Audit medical charts, medical record documentation, and knowledge of multiple EMRs.

·Assess and provide patient care in a hospital setting providing: wound care, assistance with activities of daily living, IV therapy (PICC lines/Central Lines/Portacath/Groshon), patient education, venipuncture and alternative medication maintenance.

·Implement care plans, arrange services for outpatient appointments, ostomy care, operating orthopedic equipment, and preceptor of new nurses.

·Perform detailed head to toe physical assessment of diverse patient populations, blood glucose monitoring, vital signs, catheter care/ maintenance, medication administration, wound care using multiple types’ dressing/equipment including wound vacs and pulsavacs.

·Provide patient and family education in an acute care setting in compliance with physician orders, plan of care, and core values of the nursing facility.

·Knowledge of MediTech

CHARGE NURSE- PRN BAPTIST VILLAGE RETIREMENT COMMUNITY 10/2018 - PRESENT

·Direct nursing service of staff.

·Provide direct resident care.

·Participate in resident care plans.

·Assign duties to professional and ancillary staff.

·Supervise and evaluate work performance in terms of resident care, staff relations, and efficiency of service.

·Prepare and maintain clinical records, prepare reports.

·Investigate and report complaints.

·Orientation of new hires.

·Interpret facility policies and regulations.

·Participate in quality assurance.

·Maintain HIPPA standards in and out of facility.

·Knowledge of HealthTech EMR.

·Knowledge of PointCareClick EMR.

PROGRAM DIRECTOR - WOUND CARE CENTER RESTORIX HEALTH 2/2017 - 10/2018

·Responsible for overall leadership, performance and day-to-day activities of the wound care/hyperbaric treatment center.

·Manage staff by team building, responsible for budgeting, revenue cycle management, clinical operations, hospital partner interaction/retention, physician management, and professional education/community referral development.

·Organize orientation of new staff, continuing education, annual and specific competencies, developmental needs, disciplinary process, evaluation process, performance management, and behavioral management.

·Collaborates with medical director to improve quality outcomes.

·Plans, implements, evaluate and adjust staff patterns and clinical flow to improve efficiencies and productivity in accordance with acuity levels.

·Completes billing/utilization documentation.

·Documents registration, charge posting, and supporting medical documentation notes in the EMR.

·Ensure compliance with clinical practice pathways to maximize patient outcomes.

·Reviews outcome reports and collaborates with staff to identify improvement opportunities.

REGISTERED NURSE IN INFECTION CONTROL/OCCUPATIONAL-EMPLOYEE HEALTH, QUALITY IMPROVEMENT, INTELLECTUAL/ DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, ADMINISTRATION, PRIVATE HOME CARE ADMINISTRATOR UNISON BEHAVIORAL HEALTH 2016 - 6/2017

·Serve as agency infection control nurse.

·Maintain communication with Regional Health District.

·Provide nursing duties and guidance for Developmental Disability programs as guided by the Georgia Department of Community Health/ reviewing Health Risk Screening Tools (HRST).

·Delivers staff training to promote quality service and CPR/First Aid training.

·Oversee private home care regulations, policies, procedures, and requirements for consumers and employees.

·Develop and implement corrective actions, evaluation/motivation/coaching/mentoring staff, effective relationship with internal and external customers with interpersonal and communication skills for working relationships.

·Handles medical qualifications, performs head to toe assessments, reviews of medical qualifications of clients and new hires/transfers, review of certifications of new hires, and administer training/education to new hires/annually/prn.

·Request medical information form physicians and other disciplines for clients as well as consumers associated with a medical diagnosis and occupational health exposures.

·Performs several miscellaneous activities/responsibilities as assigned by the quality/safety improvement manager.

·Develop/maintain policies as mandated by Georgia Department of Community Health concerning private home care regulations

·Maintain/orders medical supplies for company.

·Provides guidance in infection control/occupational health/employee health issues in accordance with OSHA, CDC, SHEA, and other nationally recognized sources.

·Serves as private home care administrator making private home care supervisory visits according to state regulations.

·Maintain all records in a confidential manner.

·Assess and provide patient care in a hospital setting providing: wound care, assistance with activities of daily living, IV therapy (PICC lines/Central Lines/Portacath/Groshon), patient education, venipuncture and alternative medication maintenance.

·Implement care plans, arrange services for outpatient appointments, ostomy care, operating orthopedic equipment, and preceptor of new nurses.

·Perform detailed head to toe physical assessment of diverse patient populations, blood glucose monitoring, vital signs, catheter care/ maintenance, medication administration, wound care using multiple types’ dressing/equipment including wound vacs and pulsavacs.

·Provide patient and family education in an acute care setting in compliance with physician orders, plan of care, and core values of the nursing facility.

REGISTERED NURSE/INFECTION CONTROL-PREVENTION (DIABETES EDUCATION, WOUND/OSTOMY CARE, EMPLOYEE/OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH) MAYO CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM 2014 - 8/2016

·Organized and directed the operation of the nursing services department by; defining lines of authority and delegation of duties involving employee health/infection control practices.

·Developed nursing management tools.

·Maintained supplies and equipment necessary for efficient operation.

·Maintained inventories of medical supplies.

·Coordinated nursing service functions with other departments of the facility.

·Attended continual education programs.

·Inspected facility for compliance with federal, state and local standards of regulation and worked closely with the county health department.

·Identified, prevented and controlled outbreaks of infection in hospital setting.

·Identified infectious disease processes through surveillance/epidemiologic investigation, preventing/controlling transmission of infectious agents, employee/occupational health, management/communication, environment of care, education/research, and cleaning/sterilization, disinfection, and asepsis.

·Provided training and education to staff and family members on the spreading of infection.

·Reported surveillance information to federal agencies.

·Implemented and developed reports for internal and external viewing.

·Evaluated and developed the nursing staff of the facility.

·Maintained employee files for new hires and exposures associated with blood borne pathogens, screening of employee of communicable diseases, educated patients/family on diabetes care, implemented wound care treatments for diabetic wounds, surgical wounds, pressure ulcers, skin tears, and arterial venous stasis wounds, training related to new wound care equipment/supplies correspondence with podiatry and vascular/general surgeons.

·Provided ostomy education and obtained assistance with medical ostomy supplies.

·Provided correspondence with case managers, and correspondence with local/state health department on infectious diseases and emergency preparedness.

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE/STAFF NURSE/ MED-SURG-ORTHONURSE MAYO CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM 2002 - 5/2014

·Supervised certified nursing assistants.

·Corresponded with physicians and other disciplines concerning patient care.

·Audited medical charts, medical record documentation.

·Assessed and provided patient care in a hospital setting providing: wound care, assistance with activities of daily living, IV therapy (PICC lines/Central Lines/Portacath/Groshon), patient education, venipuncture and alternative medication maintenance.

·Arranged services for outpatient appointments, ostomy care, operating orthopedic equipment, and preceptor of new nurses.

·Performed detailed head to toe physical assessment of diverse patient populations, blood glucose monitoring, vital signs, catheter care/ maintenance, medication administration, wound care using multiple types’ dressing/equipment including wound vacs and pulsavacs.

·Provided patient and family education in an acute care setting in compliance with physician orders, plan of care, and core values of the nursing facility.

·Provided care of patients preoperatively/postoperatively for heart cauterizations, total knee replacements, total hip replacements, total shoulder replacements, arthroscopy of joints, wound irrigation and debridement, wound vac placements, amputations of limbs, and other minor surgical procedures.

Volunteer Experience

OKEFENOKEE BLACK NURSES ASSOCIATION 2015

·Co-founder

·Volunteer not for profit organization impacting/educating community on healthcare needs/risks

Licenses, Certifications, & Affiliations

LICENSES

·Georgia RN - Exp 1/31/2022

o#RN239880

·NPI

oNPI 116*******

·Family Nurse Practitioner- Exp 2/9/2025

o#F02200444

CERTIFICATIONS

·HBO Certification

·BLS/Heart saver Instructor Certification

·TB Administration/Interpretation Certification

·HRST Certification

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AFFILIATIONS

·Okefenokee Black Nurses Association since 2015 (CO-FOUNDER)

·Ware County Health Department’s Council since 2014

·Association of Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology member since 2014

·Georgia Infection Prevention since 2014

·Region M Healthcare Coalition since 2015

·Incident Command since 2015

Education

MASTER’S 2019 SOUTH UNIVERSITY

·Major: Master of Science in Nursing with Specialization in Family Nurse Practitioner

BACHELOR 2016 GRAND CANYON UNIVERSITY

·Major: Bachelor of Science in Nursing

ASSOCIATE 2014 SOUTH GEORGIA STATE COLLEGE

·Major: Associate of Science in Nursing

DIPLOMA 2002 OKEFENOKEE TECHNICAL COLLEGE

·Major: Nursing (Licensed Practical Nurse)

Clinical Experience

ELITE PRIMARY CARE ADULT HEALTH ASSESSMENT 60 HRS FALL 2018

·Lauren Turner FNP-C

·EMR System- eClinical Works

·Skills-Diabetic Infusion Therapy

SOUTH EAST GEORGIA GASTROENTEROLOGY ADULT HEALTH ASSESSMENT 60 HRS FALL 2018

·ASHLEY WHITE FNP-C

·EMR System-Cerner

·Skills-Assessment and diagnosis of Gastroenterology patients, Review Gastroenterology diagnostic tests, Gastroenterology screening guidelines

WAYCROSS INTERNAL MEDICINE ADULT-GERO 180 HRS WINTER 2019

·Dr. Rhonda Williams

·EMR System-eClinical Works

·Skills-Assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of adult/gerontology patients

MCKINNEY COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER ADULT-WOMEN’S HEALTH 180 HRS SPRING 2019

·LaShunda Stone-Cooper FNP-BC

·EMR System-eClinical Works

·Skills-Assessment and diagnosis of Women’s Health patients, PAP Smears, IUD insertions, ParaGard insertions, Suboxone Therapy Initiation/Follow up

GEORGIA PHYSICIANS SOUTH PEDIATRIC HEALTH 180 HRS SUMMER 2019

·CARLA WINN FNP-BC

·EMR System-Athena

·Skills-Assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of pediatric patients, Use of pediatric screening guidelines

CHEATAM PEDIATRICS PEDIACTRIC HEALTH 180 HRS SUMMER 2019

·DR. DAVID CHEATAM

·EMR System-Athena

·Skills-Assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of pediatric patients, Use of pediatric screening guidelines

HENDERSON FAMILY PRACTICE FAMILY HEALTH 180 HRS FALL 2019

·LORI HENDERSON FNP-C

·EMR System-Health Fusion

·Skills-Assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of family population



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