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Certified Nurse Practitioner FNP-C

Canton, OH
March 26, 2020

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Summer Link, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

C e r t i f i e d N u r s e P r a c t i t i o n e r

D e d i c a t e d, h i g h l y m o t i v a t e d a n d p a t i e n t f o c u s e d N u r s e P r a c t i t i o n e r w i t h p r o v e n s t r e n g t h s i n a c u t e p a t i e n t c a r e a n d p a t i e n t a d v o c a c y . D i s p l a y s a n e x c e p t i o n a l a p t i t u d e t o d e l i v e r p o s i t i v e p a t i e n t o u t c omes i n a f a s t - p a c e d e n v i r o nment. S k i l l e d i n t h e m a n a g e m e n t o f a c u t e a n d c h r o n i c p a t i e n t c o n d i t i o n s w i t h a n e x c e l l e n t r e p u t a t i o n a m o n g p a t i e n t s a n d c o l l e a g u e s . ASN

Aultman School of Nursing

Canton, Ohio -2013

BSN Nursing

Aultman School of Nursing

Canton, Ohio- 2017

Master of Science Nursing


Walden University

Minneapolis, MN -2020

RN/Lead Nurse/Charge Nurse Cardiac ICU 2014 – Present Aultman Hospital Canton, Ohio

RN Lead Nurse in a 62-bed Cardiac ICU that also houses a Chest Pain Center.

• Care of all staff and patient assignments as well as able to serve as a resource for the unit staff

• Provide quality care to critically ill patients through the implementation of evidence-based nursing assessment, nursing diagnosis, interventions, and ongoing evaluation for all cardiac patients including pre-OHS

• Highly skilled in invasive cardiac monitoring with arterial and central venous lines Swan Ganz catheters, temporary and permanent pacemakers, administration and titration of critical care medicated infusions as per evidence-based practice protocols/physician orders, and managing patients with advanced airways on ventilators, pre and post-op TAVR

• Highly skilled in the care of patients requiring hypothermia, Intra-aortic Balloon pump therapy, Impella device, cardioversions, continuous renal replacement therapy, complex heart failure patients

• Collaborate with health professionals and interdisciplinary team members to ensure optimal patient outcomes including palliative care and hospice

• Recognize clinical changes in patient status as well as early identification of cardiac arrythmias and implement appropriate interventions with concise communication of assessment and plan of care to physician

• Serves as a primary preceptor to new nurses on the unit

• Strong analytical skills, capable of assessing medically complex conditions and implementing appropriate interventions as a leader RRT

• Prepares patient/nurse assignments accordingly for a 62-bed cardiac unit and ensure proper staffing for upcoming shifts

Staff Nurse Surgical Services 2014 – 2016

Aultman Alliance Community Hospital Alliance, Ohio Deliver exceptional patient care for pre-operative and post-operative patients as well as pain management procedures and cross trained to endoscopy unit

• Perform airway assessment and management, cardiac and hemodynamic monitoring, pulse oximetry, care of arterial and central venous lines, as well as, ventilator management, pain, fluid, and nausea management of the patient in the immediate postoperative phase

• Admitted and prepared patients for surgery


American Association of

Nurse Practitioners


Expires February 2025


Registered Nurse


Expires October 2021


Pediatric Advanced Life


American Heart Association


Basic Life Support

American Heart Association


Advanced Cardiac Life


American Heart Association


Alliance, Ohio


Summer Link, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

C e r t i f i e d N u r s e P r a c t i t i o n e r

• Identify acute declines in patient status and utilize critical thinking skills to effectively manage emergencies

• Collaborate as needed with the anesthesiologists and surgeons to ensure safe care of patients

• Educate patient and/or responsible guardian of postoperative instruction to include infection, postoperative complications, preventative measures, and medication administration

• Perform systematic postoperative assessment of patient prior to discharge

• Effectively and seamlessly floated to Pain Management Department for procedures

• Cross trained to Endoscopy Department

Staff Nurse Pain Management-Per Diem 2014 – 2015

Oasis Same Day Surgery

Staff nurse at local high-volume day surgery for pain management procedures and joint injections.

• Collected data and history prior to patient procedures

• Admitted and prepared patients prior to procedures, including beginning IV’s, taking vital signs and patient assessments

• Worked with physician to develop a plan of care for patient during the procedure

• Administered medications during the procedure

• Observed and recognized any change in patient’s condition and reported to physician

• Daily inventory of medication and supplies

• Accurate and effective charting

Franchisee Owner/Operator 1997 – 2013

CS Barnett Enterprises dba. East of Chicago Pizza Company Owner/Operator of local Alliance East of Chicago Pizza Co. Franchisee

• Managed all financial aspects and day to day operations of franchise

• Created innovative marketing campaigns to market the franchise locally

• Ensured efficiency and profitability in day to day business operations

• Scheduling and payroll

• Maintained effective inventory

• Hired and recruited employees for delivery/carry out staff of 25 employees

• Ensured employee retention by creating a positive work environment

• Focused on customer service and repeat business and encouraged staff to practice positive customer service skills

• Ranked top grossing delivery/carry out within the franchise system Organized & Efficient

Excel under pressure

Compassionate & Caring

Dedicated & Reliable

Team Player


Critical Thinking


Alliance, Ohio


Mary Roden Scholarship


Austin Bailey Scholarship for

Excellence in Care

Strong Patient Assessments

Acute and Chronic Disease


Attention to Detail

EKG Interpretation

Proficient in EHR

Anxiety and Depression

Patient Education

Optimal Patient Care

Accuracy in Documentation

Summer Link, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

C e r t i f i e d N u r s e P r a c t i t i o n e r Punch and Scrape Biopsy



Oct 2019

Suturing Workshop


October 2019

Joint and Trigger Point

Injections Workshop


October 2019

Avoiding Malpractice Seminar


February 2020

Clinical Practicums

Family Medicine

• Comprehensive and focused history and physical examination, including appropriate psychosocial, developmental, depression/anxiety screenings, and cultural elements

• Wellness visits and disease prevention

• Manage overall patient care, including acute illness such as upper respiratory infections, sinusitis, pharyngitis, allergies, pneumonia, acute otitis media, back pain, dermatitis, cellulitis, and various chronic ailments such as diabetes, hypertension, arthritis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and thyroid disorders

• Joint and Trigger point injections


• Conduct comprehensive wellness exams, developmental screenings, acute care and follow-up visits for patients from birth up

• Conduct sports physicals and educate on concussion care

• Confident in knowledge of growth and development, anticipatory guidance, and the child family interaction while working with parents to address their fears, concerns and treatment options

• Demonstrate safety in calculating pediatric dosages of medication Women’s Health

• Secure complete health histories including gynecologic, reproductive, contraceptive, medical, surgical, sexual, family health, and psychosocial systems

• Adept at performing basic physical exam components including breast exam, pelvic exam, pap smear, and cervical cultures

• Knowledgeable in diagnostics and management of STDs Adult Gerontology

• Provide compassionate primary care services including comprehensive and focused physical examinations, health assessments, diagnoses, and treatment of acute and chronic illnesses among the uninsured and homeless adult population

• Manage chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, arthritis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and thyroid disorders

• Assess need for appropriate lab tests, order and interpret results under the supervision of preceptor

• Collaborate with medical specialties through appropriate referrals

• Assist in coordination of community resources to meet needs of individuals and families

• American Association of Nurse Practitioners, AANP

• Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses, OAAPN

• Northeast Ohio Nurse Practitioners, NEONP

• American Association of Critical Care Nurses, AACN 330-***-****

Alliance, Ohio


Heather Frischkorn


Premier Health


Dr. Craig S. O’Dear

Atrium Health


Stacy Ripple

Unit Director CCU

Aultman Hospital


Matthew Gooch


Internal Medicine Physicians


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