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Nurse Practitioner Registered

Location:
Covington, GA
Posted:
May 26, 2020

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Ashley S. Cheek

** *** **** **** *********, GA **016 Phone: 404-***-**** addflx@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE

To provide holistic, evidence-based care as a full-time nurse practitioner in a team-oriented environment that allows further development of my skills and knowledge base.

EDUCATION

Georgia Regents University Date of Graduation: May 8, 2015

Augusta, Georgia GPA: 3.83/4.0

Masters of Science in Nursing, FNP

Georgia College & State University Date of Graduation: May 8, 2010

Milledgeville, Georgia GPA: 3.16/4.0

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

LICENSURE & CERTIFICATION

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, State of Georgia

License Number: RN209094

Active DEA license

Basic Life Support, American Heart Association

Advanced Cardiac Life Support, American Heart Association

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Family Nurse Practitioner: Piedmont Physician’s Group. Covington, GA; April 2018-present

Provided direct medical care, consultation, coordination, and referrals for a diverse, multigenerational patient population with a broad range of clinical issues including complete physical examinations, interpretation of lab results, and follow up care

Prescribed pharmaceutical, non-pharmacological interventions and treatment regimens as appropriate for assessed medical conditions according to national guidelines

Delivered patient education on various topics ranging from disease prevention and health promotion to proper medication usage and nutrition

Functioned as an interdisciplinary team member

Family Nurse Practitioner: Ear, Nose, and Throat Specialists. Conyers, GA; August 2015-April 2018

Performed acute minor care and physical examinations, including incision and drainage of abscesses, flexible laryngoscopies, removal of foreign bodies, and suture removal. Saw all ages from newborns to geriatrics and up to 20 patients per day.

Successfully diagnosed and developed treatment plans for a variety of illnesses related to otolaryngology including sinusitis, otitis media/externa, vertigo, cellulitis, gastroesophageal reflux, rhinitis, vocal cord paresis/paralysis, and reflux. Prescribed medications according to approved national guidelines.

Performed pre-operative history and physicals

Collaborated with insurance companies to provide support for prescribed medication and diagnostic imaging

Maintained active hospital privileges at Rockdale Medical Center and Piedmont Newton Hospital

Staff Nurse: Rockdale Medical Center. Surgical Services. Conyers, GA; March 2013-August 2015

Post-Anesthesia Care Unit and Day Surgery Unit

oWork with all ages from infants to elderly

oAssess patients condition directly after surgery

oMonitor pain levels and medicate as necessary

oMonitor vital signs and patient condition changes to be reported to physician

oPerform interventions in cases of post-operative emergencies

oInitiate patient education for patient and families

oDischarge patients when criteria was met

oEducate patients and families on discharge instructions and post-operative care

Endoscopy

oProvide preoperative and operative care to adults undergoing differing endoscopic procedures including colonoscopy, esophagogastroduodenoscopy, endoscopic retrograde choliangopancreatography, and endoscopic ultrasound

oProvide care to adults undergoing other procedures completed in the endoscopy suite including epidural injections, radiofrequency ablations, cardioversion, and transesophageal echocardiogram

Staff Nurse: Piedmont Henry Hospital. Critical Care Unit. Stockbridge, GA; June 2012-March 2013

Complete histories and physical exams

Work in direct patient care, concentrating on critical care nursing priorities and practices

Manage patients on cardiac drips, vasoactive drips, pain and sedation drips

Proficient with hemodynamic monitoring, Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump, wound care, and documentation

Coordinate with hospice to provide optimum care for patients receiving palliative care

Staff Nurse: The Medical Center of Central Georgia. Surgical-Trauma Intensive Care Unit. Macon, GA; June 2010-June 2012

Complete histories and physical exams

Work in direct patient care, concentrating on intensive care nursing priorities and practices

Well developed assessment techniques on intensive care patients including hourly monitoring on unstable patients

Manage patients on cardiac drips, vasoactive drips, paralytic agents, pain and sedation drips

Manage patients on differing levels of respiratory care including ventilators, BiPAP, high flow nasal cannula, and CPAP

Assisting MDs with procedures such as central line placement, chest tube placement, ICP monitors and drains

Proficient with hemodynamic monitoring, Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy, wound care, and documentation

Patient advocate and assist patients and families in coping with illness

Act as Charge Nurse on a rotating basis, supervising 7-8 RNs and up to 20 patients

Rotated through Neuro ICU and Medical ICU and served on facility’s Code Blue Team

ACADEMIC CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

Dr. Sheryl Canady – Family Medicine GRU Spring 2014 & Spring 2015

360 clinical hours

oChronic disease management, sports physicals, transitional care visits, sub-acute illnesses, annual physicals with ages 6 to the elderly patients

Emory Newton Medical Associates – Internal Medicine GRU Fall 2014

Christie Cady, FNP

135 clinical hours

oChronic disease management, joint injections, transitional care visits, annual wellness visits for Medicare, Diabetes education, sub-acute illnesses with ages 16 to the elderly patients

Dr. Bruce Beeber – Pediatric Medicine GRU Summer 2014

135 clinical hours

oWell child visits with immunizations, sports physicals, sub-acute illnesses with newborns to early adulthood patients

HONORS AND ACTIVITIES

Member of American Association of Nurse Practitioners; January 2015

GRU Capstone Project: Decreasing Insulin Resistance in Metabolic Syndrome

Presentation date: April 2015

Whitehead Foundation Scholarship; recipient 2009-2010 school year

Member of Georgia College Association of Nursing Students 2008-2010

President of GCANS 2009-2010

GCANS Relay for Life Team of Baldwin County 2008-2010

REFERENCES

Available upon request



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