Tina Rushing- Ellis APRN
To provide the highest level of care, education, and support to my patients across the lifespan. In addition, keeping abreast with the latest evidenced based practices for optimum outcomes.
Summary of Qualification
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, Family Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified. Registered Nurse of 27 years in critical/emergency care & case management across the life span
APRN, FNP, ACLS, BLS, PALS, ENPC, TNCC, CEN, EMT-B, ACM.
2019 – Current, Pinellas Technical College – St Petersburg Fl.
Nursing Instructor. Served as a professional class and clinical instructor. Demonstrated and taught patient care in a hospital and classroom setting along with skills lab. Prepared and administered weekly examinations, testing student's skills, nursing processes, assessment, implementation, documentation, medication administration, and calculations
2016-current, St Petersburg General Hospital – St Petersburg Fl.
Emergency/Critical Registered Nurse. Perform RN duties in the emergency/critical setting- implement and care for the critical/emergent patient across the lifespan.
2017- 2019 Northside Hospital – St Petersburg Fl.
Acute care case manager. Ensure timely, safe, and cost-effective care. In addition to appropriate reductions in patient length of stay and healthcare cost, while collaborating with the healthcare team.
2009-2017- Brandon Regional Hospital – Brandon Fl.
Emergency/Critical Registered Nurse, emergency department. CNC, Preceptor, Staff Nurse. Perform RN duties in the emergency/critical/behavioral health care setting. Implement and care for the critical/emergent/mentally ill patient across the lifespan. Coordinate, delegate and manage staff responsibilities. Supervise and implement quality of patient care for the main & pediatric emergency departments. Clinical Nurse Coordinator, precept new orienting nurses to the department.
2004-2012 Senior Home Care- Tampa Fl. - case manager.
Performed and managed care for the acute transitioning patient into the home environment. Implemented care and interventions for the cardiac post-op rehabilitation program. Established policies and procedures for improved patient outcomes per latest evidenced based guidelines. Supervised and managed staff for care of the acutely ill transitioning patient.
1999-2009 All about Staffing- (Parallon Workforce). Dallas Tx./St. Petersburg Fl.
Agency/Travel RN for critical/trauma/emergency setting. Multiple travel assignments in the critical emergent setting across the lifespan to various states.
2000-2004- Providence Hospital- Waco, Tx. Critical care/trauma registered nurse
RN/CNC/staff nurse for critical care 12 bed ICU. Performed duties of a critical care RN, managed/ supervised staff for optimum outcomes. RN/CNC for trauma/emergency unit. Performed duties of an RN in the emergency/trauma setting. Managed and supervised staff for optimum outcomes.
1998-2000 Goodall Wicher Healthcare Foundation, Clifton Tx
RN- CNC/Staff nurse for level 1 trauma center. Performed duties of RN for the trauma/critical patient across the lifespan. Managed and supervised staff for optimum outcomes
1996-1998 Hill College, Hillsborough, Tx
RN Instructor for clinical and lecture application of the nursing program.
1994-1996 Helena West Helena School District- Helena Ark.
District RN- Supervised and managed K-12 school and community health across the child and adolescent health span. Developed and implemented policies and procedures with middle and high school campus clinics.
1993-1994 Helena Regional Medical Center- Helena Ark-
RN/CNC Physical Rehabilitation Unit. Cared for acute brain injury patient, implementing policies and procedures for a new unit, managed and supervised staff for optimum patient outcomes.
1989-1993 University of Arkansas, Helena Ark. Degree/Registered Nurse
2013-2016 South University, Tampa Fl. Degree/MSN
2017- 2019 South University, Tampa Fl. MSN/FNP
Certifications: APRN, FNP, ACLS, PALS, BLS, ENPC, TNCC, CEN, EMT-B, ACM
Available upon request