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ARNP-BC

Location:
West Palm Beach, FL
Posted:
March 25, 2020

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KYMBERLEE COFFINDAFFER ARNP-BC

*** * **. 561-***-****

Loxahatchee, Florida, 33470 adcfsr@r.postjobfree.com

PROFILE

Family Nurse Practitioner with more than 15 years of nursing of experience. Background in emergency, mental health, intensive care, internal medicine, Family Practice, critical care, Sexual Assault, and inflight nursing. Flexible, quick learner who adapts quickly to new situations and enjoys a challenge. Self-motivated professional with a commitment to providing quality medical care. Strong organizational and communicational skills. Committed to practicing medicine using a holistic approach and acting as a patient advocate. Follow evidence-based guidelines combined with clinical experience, personal observation, and intuition.

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

JUPITER MEDICAL SPECIALITS/ ENVISION, PBG, FL Nurse Practitioner Sept. 2018 - Present

Examine patients

Diagnose patients

Deal with all medical issues,

Refer patients to appropriate outside treatment programs

Prescribe medications to treat various ailments.

Teach relevant classes that promote disease prevention and patient wellness.

Provide health counseling to individuals of various ages groups.

Conduct complete physicals and counsel patients on health needs and improvements

Monitor the effectiveness of prescribed treatments.

Diagnose and treat common acute injuries and illnesses.

LUMIERE DETOX CENTER, Jupiter, FL Nurse Practitioner Jun 2018 – Dec 2019

Providing direct client care including psychiatric evaluation, diagnosis, and medication management.

Participating in treatment planning process from initial treatment plan through discharge.

Documentation of appropriate data in medical record, including but not limited to, initial comprehensive psychiatric assessment, COWS, CIWAS, and ongoing patient interactions.

Participating in interdisciplinary team meetings that relate to patient care, protocols, and facility management as needed.

Empathically and compassionately interview someone with behavioral issues by incorporating motivational interviewing and therapeutic communication skills.

Document symptoms, medications, treatment events, and writing summaries.

Analyze information gathered through physical examination, behavioral observation, review of medical history, and psychological testing.

Actively listen and effectively communicate with patients by utilizing psychotherapeutic methods and prescribing medications including discussing progress toward goals with patients, providing instructions, and monitoring the effect of medications.

Use discretion with patient information in compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA.)

NEIGHBORHOOD FAMILY DOCTOR, Atlantis, FL Nurse Practitioner Mar 2017 - Jun 2018

Obtain medical histories

Provide patient educations

Order and interpret laboratory tests, diagnostic studies, physical and occupational therapies.

Perform physical exams

Prescribe medications

Consult with other health care professionals regarding patient care as needed.

Perform treatments and procedures as necessary to treat the patient.

VA MEDICAL CENTER Registered Nurse, (Advanced Role to Nurse Practitioner) Aug 2014-Oct 2015

Create sound clinical judgment in the assessment/reassessment, analysis, diagnosis, planning of

interventions, outcome identification, and evaluation of human responses of individuals to care/treatment of Veterans.

Provide skilled experience in triage with the ability and knowledge needed to prioritize.

Provide care in uncontrolled or unpredictable environments.

Ensure the quality of emergency medical care to patients.

Monitor and evaluate patient care through direct rounds and consultation

Nurse Practitioner, Oct. 2015- Mar 2017

Work closely with ED Physician in treating patients, paying urgent attention to their primary care needs, health conditions, and any possible physical injuries or trauma.

Administer care to patients, including areas such as diagnosis, treatment and counseling.

Responsible for functioning in an inpatient and outpatient setting and being capable of working independently on my own or as a team player.

Educate patients about preventative care and the need to adhere to prescribed treatments.

Conduct physical examinations record patient’s health history

Assist the doctors in outlining the right and most effective treatment option to be administered to patients

Assist the psychiatrists and psychologists in evaluating the condition of patients and planning the best treatment option for them

Carryout diagnosis for treating and assisting patients to manage acute and chronic illnesses accordingly

Make use of expertise to conduct physical examinations on patients and interpret their health conditions from their medical history

Administer both primary and specialty care to both adults and children accordingly

Perform minor procedures when necessary in emergencies.

PALM BEACH COUNTY VICTIM SERVICES Sexual Assault Nurse (SANE) Oct 2011 – Present

Provide comprehensive, uninterrupted care to sexual assault victims, including conducting the forensic collection of evidence.

The goal of the SANE Nurse is to minimize the physical and psychological trauma to the victim and to maximize the probability of collecting and preserving the physical evidence of an assault for potential use in the legal system.

Avoid a compassionate and sensitive approach to sexual assault victims.

Provide timely medical/forensic examination with more complete evidence collection.

Provide for follow-up care and counseling.

Provide a testimony as needed.

REVA AIR AMBULANCE Flight Nurse May 2012-Jul 2014

Provides high quality nursing care including assessment, triage, and treatment utilizing standards and guidelines established by Medical Directors.

Assesses the nature and extent of illness or injury to establish and prioritize the care needed for safe transport of the critical patient to the appropriate facility.

Maintains positive interpersonal relationships with colleges, EMS, representatives, hospitals, and the public.

Serves as a role model, educator, and clinical resource.

WELLINGTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER ED Charge Nurse Feb. 2007 – Sep 2012

Determines patient care assignments based on nursing skill levels and patient needs.

Identifies staffing needs and levels, in coordination with the Nurse Staffing Office.

Role Model for promoting a caring environment for patients, staff, families, visitors, and physicians.

Delivered acute, critical care for stroke and cardiac patients.

Stabilized and monitored patients from pediatrics to geriatrics in routine, acute, urgent, and emergent situations.

Trained for crisis intervention for critical patients.

Provided the orientation and training to new staff, medical students, and nursing students.

Participated as a Clinical Consultant in the building of the Cerner Software for our Organization.

Assisted in the Design and Implementation of The Electronic Medical Record (Cerner) for our Facility.

Supervise staff of 30-40, including paramedics, secretaries, and RN’s.

EDUCATION

Walden University, Minneapolis, MN MSN in Management and Nursing Leadership, Jan 2012

University of Boston Mass, Boston, MA Post Master’s Degree in Family Nurse Practitioner, Oct 2015

LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS/ PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner: American Nurses Credentialing Center, 2015

Registered Nurse: State of Florida since 2003

ACLS, BLS, PALS

DOT Flight Physiology Course

SANE Certification



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