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Nurse Practitioner

St. Joseph, MO
May 22, 2020

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I am a Family Nurse Practitioner student graduating August 2020. I have 8 years nursing experience, with experience ranging from clinic to ICU care, and a passion for cardiology. I am seeking a nurturing learning environment for an eager novice advanced practice provider. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Registered Nurse

Mosaic Life Care June 2012 to Present

I worked as a Registered and Licensed Professional Nurse in several areas of the organization:

● Intensive Care Unit March 2019 to Present

This is an integrated ICU caring for a wide range of specialties including: Cardiac Surgical, Cardiac Interventional, Vascular, Neurological, Neurosurgical, Trauma, and Medical critically ill patients. Also functioned in the lead nurse role and preceptor.

● Cardiac Cath Lab Prep and Recovery December 2018 to May 2019 Prepped and Recovered patients undergoing diagnostic and interventional cardiac catheterizations and interventional radiological procedures. I was PRN in this role.

● Cardiovascular Thoracic Unit June 2016 to March 2019 Step-down/progressive care unit specializing in care for patients recovering from open heart surgery, pacemaker placement, cardiac catheterization, vascular surgeries, and respiratory illness. I worked as a lead nurse, preceptor, and participated in various committees.

● Long Term Acute Care August 2013 to June 2016

Cared for patients who had stays from 3 weeks to 16 months. This unit had medical, telemetry, and critical care patients. I cared for a variety of diagnoses ranging from complex wounds to management trached patients needing long term ventilation. I worked as both a RN and LPN.

● Specialist of Internal Medicine July 2012 to August 2013 Worked as a LPN in a clinic with 10 providers who saw 25-35 patients each, daily. I entered provider orders, refilled prescriptions, administered injections, answered phones, called diagnostic results, and filled out paperwork for prior authorizations and FMLA paperwork.


Adjunct Professor

Missouri Western State University January 2018-December 2019

● School of Nursing and Health Professions, Bachelor of Science in Nursing program Taught nursing students in long term and acute care clinical settings and in a laboratory classroom setting.

North Central Missouri College January 2018-December 2019

● Associate Degree in Nursing program

Taught nursing skills in the laboratory settings and in the acute care setting. Server and Bartender

54th Street Bar and Grill August 2007- June 2012

Served food and drinks to patrons while cleaning the restaurant, doing chores, and going to college.

Chili’s Bar and Grill March 2005- August 2007

Served food and drinks to patrons while cleaning the restaurant, doing chores, and going to college.


Graceland University August 2020 (pending)

● Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner 3.91 GPA

University of Central Missouri December 2017

● Bachelor of Science in Nursing

4.0 GPA

Missouri Western State University May 2009

● Bachelor in Fine Art, Graphic Design


Registered Nurse (RN)

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Basic Life Support (BLS)

Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC)

Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR)


Iview Subject Matter Expert 2017-2018

● Worked alongside Cerner Corporation on Mosaic Life Care’s health care electronic medical record informatics testing expert- design, build, testing, and training to smooth workflow and creating an integrative medical record. Stroke Committee 2020

● The committee’s objective is to improve care of stroke patients; caregiver education, practice improvement, protocol review. Provided process improvements so patients who presented to the Emergency Department or developed symptoms inpatient had efficient care with decreased door-to-needle times.

Shared Governance Committee 2016-2019

● Focused on improving the quality of the work environment on the Cardiovascular Thoracic Unit; recognition, teamwork, philanthropic projects, adopted families during Christmas, staff party planning (seasonal, going away, and baby showers), gathered items to improve quality of patient stay by gathering soaps, loations, puzzles, games, books, etc.

Nurse Excellence Committee 2018

● Planned Nurses’ week celebration; gifts, celebration, theme days, as well as the award ceremony for the nurse of the year nominees.

Second Harvest Mobile Food Bank Volunteer 2018

● A drive through food bank to provide families in need with fresh and non perishable food items, loaded directly into their vehicle.

Second Harvest Backpack Buddies Volunteer 2018

● Packed boxes and backpacks with food to provide children with food when school isn’t in session.

Noyes Home Donor 2010-present

● Provided orphanage with clothing and toy donations Sounds of Summer Volunteer 2018-present

● Raise funds for the St. Joseph downtown association, focusing on the improvement and development of the downtown businesses and community. Qualified Competency Evaluator 2017-2019

● Assessed and evaluated nurse and support staff during organizational competency fairs. Resource Nurse 2017-present

● Also known as a lead nurse role, oversaw patient placement in a 48 bed step-down unit, staffed the unit, assisted with various tasks, while taking a 4 patient group. EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES (cont.)

Capstone Preceptor 2018-present

● Precepted Missouri Western State University nursing students during their last semester of the BSN program. The student joined me for 10 shifts for clinical experience while I worked on the unit.

Nurse Mentor Committee 2017-2019

● Sought to improve the onboarding experience of nurses who are new to the unit. I met with an assigned new hire so I could be a resource for organizational navigation, fellow caregiver introductions, and help to familiarize them with the nuances of the unit. 4th Grade Challenge 2016, 2019

● Educates 4th grade students in northwest Missouri about exercise, healthy eating, and good health habits as part of Mosaic Life Care’s Community Health Action Plan. AWARDS AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Nurse Excellence Nomination 2018, 2019

Mosaic Life Care’s equivalent to nurse of the year. Nurse of the Month May 2018, December 2019

Awarded on 2 different units within Mosaic Life Care. SKILLS

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) post-operative care, Surgical Valve Replacement (Aortic and Mitral) post-operative care, Impella Devices, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

(TAVR) post-operative, Bispectral Index (BIS) Brain Monitoring, Peripheral Nerve Stimulator

(Train of 4) monitoring, Catheter Assisted Thrombolysis (EKOS) management, ArticSun management, Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump management, Camino Bolt monitoring, External Ventricular drain management, External Transvenous Pacemaker management, Ventilator management, Negative Pressure Wound Vacuum management, and much, much more.

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