SHANNON N. NAVAS, FNP-BC, RN
Pace University graduate and Board-Certified Nurse Practitioner seeking to secure a Nurse Practitioner role. Over six years as a Registered Nurse experience in a Level 1 Trauma Center and 1.5 years as FNP.
Family Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center 2017-2022
Cardio-Vascular Nurse, American Nurses Credentialing Center 2014-2019
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) 2019-2021
Basic Life Support (BLS) 2019-2021
Licensed Family Nurse Practitioner, New York 2017-Present
Licensed Registered Nurse, New York 2011-Present
Licensed Registered Nurse, Connecticut 2011-2012
Suturing & Excision/Wound Course 2018
Pace University Lienhard School of Nursing, Pleasantville NY
Pace University, Lienhard School of Nursing, Pleasantville N.Y. GPA: 3.71
Master of Science -Family Nurse Practitioner Dec2016
Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY
Bachelor of Science, Nursing, Magna cum laude Feb 2014
Dorothea Hopfer School of Nursing, Mount Vernon N.Y Jan 2011
Associate of Science of Nursing
Westchester Community College, Valhalla, NY Dec 2008
Associate in Arts, Liberal Arts & Social Science
NY Presbyterian Hospital, Lawrence October 2, 2018- present
Hospitalist- Nurse Practitioner- adult population 18 -elderly
Address critical labs, assess and treat patients in the absents of the primary provider.
Run cardiac arrest, assess for critical care status or telemetry status base on changes in condition
Review and order medications as needed for pain, infections, insomnia, HTN, COPD, Asthma, diabetes, cholesterol, Seizure disorders, CVA, etc.
Perform/ interpret EKG, order xray, CT scans and ultrasound based on patient’s complaint.
Review x ray and treat accordingly
Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY
Cardiac Critical Care RN January 2018-July 2018
Manage critical patients on vasopressors, intravenous sedations, on balloon pumps, with central venous pressures, pulmonary arterial pressure, swan ganz catheters, hemodynamic monitoring, with left ventricular assistive devices, external pacemakers, and patients on mechanical ventilators and CRRTS-continuous renal replacement therapy.
Monitor and treat patients in cardiogenic shock via medications and cooling system.
Treat patient that are status post TAVR- transcatheter aortic valve replacement, STEMI-ST elevation myocardial infarction and transplant rejections.
Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY July 2011-Jan 2018
Registered Nurse, Cardiac Step-down Unit
Manage Med/Surg pre and post op Cardiac Catherization PTCA/Stents, PPM, Defibrillators, Alcohol ablation, EPS, and open heart surgery/ transplant.
Manage heart failure patients awaiting heart, kidney, and/or liver transplant with swan Ganz hemodynamic monitors.
Provide education for the patients with congestive heart failure and manage the disease process with fewer hospitalizations.
Float to cardiac critical unit, and neuro ICU as needed. Performed a high quality of care within a safe and healthy environment with a multidisciplinary approach to treatment.
Daily initial assessments when the patients arrive to the unit.
Enter information into the admission database (A2K software), the Morse Fall Scale, Braden Scale (pressure ulcers), and Problem list/ plan of care.
Screen patients for flu and pneumonia vaccines and then administer the vaccinations as needed. Administer medication per policy and regulations.
Appropriately delegates tasks/function and assures completion of patient care assignments. Comprehensive knowledge of clinical, nursing and patient care.
Certified Surgical Technician, Operating room April 2005-July 2011
Assisted in the 6complicated and life threatening procedures ranging from cardio-thoracic, orthopedics, plastic-surgery, neurosurgery, GI/GU, procedures, ophthalmology transplants, oncology, ENT and harvesting and transplanting of organs (kidney/liver).
Extensive knowledge of preparing surgical equipment and proficient in preparing patient for surgery.
Detail-oriented, good communication and strong interpersonal skills.
Office Assistant Personnel, Human Resources January 2001-April 2005
Responsibilities included processing all new hire, transfers, and temporary paperwork for all staff.
Type and post all job openings.
Arrange and setup physical examination appointments. Prepare packages for orientation.
Handle all walk-in, calls, faxes and emails as well as manage the front desk.
Distribute mail to the human resource personnel and Prepare letters using word.
Arrange interviews for the recruiters.
American Association of Nurse Practitioner 2017-Present
American Nurse Credentialing Center 2011-Present
Nurse.com continuing education 2017-Present
CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES
Boston University School of Medicine, Opioid Prescribing August 2018
MAT opioid disorder June 2018
NYS Mandated Infection Control for Healthcare Professional, Online April 2017
Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse and Maltreatment in New York, Online April 2017
Fitzgerald Associates, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Board Exam Review Course. March 2017
Demystifying Lab Values-Head to Toe. PESI, Baltimore, MD May 2016
ANCC, CCRN Review Course. Silver Spring, MD June 2014
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
Experienced user to the use of EMR & PYXIS