Grace S. Joanita MSN, RN, FNP-BC
Highly motivated and experienced registered nurse seeking a full-time Family Nurse Practitioner position. With 17 years of experience in nursing, my passion is to work in a hospital setting as a primary care provider in the nursing profession or in a clinic setting.
Master of Science in Nursing, Indiana Wesleyan University FNP Program. August, 2016
Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing, College of Mount St. Joseph, Cincinnati Ohio. May, 2011
Associate Degree in Nursing, Good Samaritan College of Nursing, Cincinnati Ohio. December, 2001
Licensed Practical Nurse, Northern Kentucky Health Occupational Center,
Edgewood, Kentucky April 1995-June 1996
Cincinnati Health Department Nurse Practitioner (Contractor) Primary Care
Performs professional medical work relating to the evaluation and treatment of infants, children, adolescents and adults patients.
Maintain mutually beneficial professional relationships with surrounding health service providers and hospitals.
VPA (Visiting Physician Association) In-Home Nurse Practitioner
Collaborate with VPA Physician, responsible for performing Health Risk Assessments and transitional care for patients discharged from hospitals to prevent admissions.
Advance Health (Now Signify Health since January, 2019)
Signify Health Provider, Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Health Assessments and care coordination for acute and chronic illnesses.
Identifying health issues that need immediate attention.
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Department of Pulmonary Division, Transitional Care Center (TCC)
Charge Nurse, RN II
Charge Nurse for a 24 bed Tracheostomy/Ventilator Dependent Unit.
Mentoring new nurses and Role Transitional Students.
Preceptor new nurses and Special Care Unit Staff (SRU).
Coordinate care with other Professionals in the hospital.
Share leadership responsibilities in teamwork and care delivery.
Advocate for family centered approach to care, plans and prioritizes nursing care to meet patient and family needs.
Care for complex medical conditions of pediatric patients
Registered Nurse, RN I, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center,
Bedside nurse to a combined unit (Rehab and TCC).
Working with Spinal cord injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Stroke patients, Accidental trauma and neuromuscular disorder.
Teaching families with new tracheostomy tubes and ventilator dependents children.
Work with student nurses as needed
Student nurse preceptor and new graduate liaison.
Registered Nurse, Med-Staff Nursing Care Agency (Part-time)
Floating Nurse to Tri-Health Hospitals (Bethesda North Hospital and Good Samaritan Hospital), Mercy Mt. Airy, Western Hills and Fairfield. Bedside Nursing on Oncology, Telemetry, Orthopedic and Medical Surgical unit as Agency nurse.
Managed care of Diverse patient population including Cardiac, Gastro Intestinal, Traumatic Injury and Urology
Licensed Practical Nurse, Interim Health Care Private Duty Agency
Private duty in home setting for pediatric and adult patients.
Home infusion therapy nurse.
Drawing labs, administering medications and dressing changes.
Accompany patients to doctor’s appointments.
Registered Nurse in State of Ohio, Active.
CME certificate (Clinical Medicine Educational) Urgent Care Clinical Medicine.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Family Nurse Practitioner FNP-BC
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Certificate of Authority Nurse Practitioner State of Ohio, Active
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Honors and Awards
Preceptor and Mentor Certificate
Nominated best nurse of the year in 2006 at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital (TCC)
Rapid Cycle Improvement Collaborative Award (RCIC)
Councils and Committees
Inquiry (Research) Co- Chair
References: Available upon request
April 2018 -Present
2005 - 2009