Ejiro Ojameruaye AGACNP-BC
Phoenix, AZ 85022
Recent Nurse Practitioner graduate April 2018 and experienced nurse seeking a challenging position as an advanced practice nurse in a patient centered clinical environment utilizing my knowledge, skills and valuable experience in an optimum manner while encouraging health promotion and disease prevention modalities. With years of combined inpatient and outpatient experience as a registered nurse, I am a committed and dedicated team player that can also reliably function independently.
Master of Science in Nursing, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner with Emphasis in Adult Gerontology (AGACNP),
Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, Arizona
Jun 2015- April 2018
Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN),
Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
Jan 2008- Dec 2009
Associate Degree in Nursing (AND),
Scottsdale Community College, Scottsdale, Arizona
March 2005- Dec 2008
Registered Nurse: AZ License No: RN157220
Academic Clinical Experience
Dignity Health St. Josephs Hospital, Phoenix Arizona – Stroke/ Neurology
Cardiovascular Associates of Mesa (CVAM), Mesa Arizona – Cardiovascular Outpatient
Dignity Health St. Josephs Hospital, Phoenix Arizona – Internal Medicine/ Hospitalist
Nurse Practitioner student role included obtaining patient history, performing physical examination and patient assessment. Formulating differential diagnosis, recommending treatment approaches in collaboration, ordering laboratory and diagnostic tests all in collaboration with provider preceptor. Provided patient education on various acute and complex chronic conditions regarding disease condition, health promotion, disease prevention, proper medication usage, and nutrition.
Rheumatology Nurse Practitioner
Sun Valley Arthritis Center
6818 W Thunderbird Rd,
Peoria, AZ 85381
Provides diagnostic and assessment services. Performs health history from patient, records findings, and evaluates patients. Performs a complete in–depth physical examination. Orders and performs pertinent diagnostic tests based on age and history.
Manages Rheumatic conditions such as Arthritis (osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis), Osteoporosis and metabolic bone diseases, Gout, pseudogout, Polymyalgia rheumatic, Ankylosing spondylitis and arthritis associated with inflammatory bowel diseases, Lupus, scleroderma and connective tissue disorders, Myositis and myopathy, Lyme disease. Responsibilities also include joint injections, ordering and managing patients on immunosuppressive and biologic therapies.
Coordinate with everyone involved to achieve control of the disease and optimal patient function. Having an in-depth understanding and knowledge on healthcare insurances including Medicare.
Hospitalist-Nurse Practitioner Urology
Academic Urology & Urogynecology of Arizona
Rancho La Loma Medical Plaza,
14044 W Camelback Road,
Litchfield Park, AZ 85340
Oct 2018- Oct 2019
Function primarily as a hospitalist in an inpatient setting, managing the care of acute/complex chronically ill patients. Document medical history, assess health status, diagnose any potential issues, and work with physicians and other health professionals to provide high-quality care. Monitor the effectiveness of prescribed treatments, prescribe medications and therapy measures, accurately filling out the patients' chart, as well as keeping it up to date as diagnoses and evaluation continue. Collect data regarding the patients' status, and communicates with patients' family members as needed and communicate regularly with the physicians and other members of the health care team to discuss status updates for patients.
Registered Nurse-RN Outpatient Infusion
Banner Health –Boswell Medical center
10401 W Thunderbird Blvd,
Sun City, AZ 85351
March 2017- Oct 2018
RN provides chemotherapy and administer clinical trials to patients from the Research Institute.
Assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and documents nursing care of patients in accordance with organizational policies and in accordance with standards of professional nursing practice utilizing the framework for professional nursing practice and development. Accountable for the quality of nursing services delivered by self or others who are under their direction. Utilizes specialized knowledge, judgment, and nursing skills necessary to assess data and plan, provide and evaluate care appropriate to the physical and developmental age of assigned patients.
CCO Float Registered Nurse Med-Surg/ Telemetry
Dignity Health St Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center
350 West Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85013
February 2015- March 2017
Nursing responsibilities include working in varied medical-surgical and Telemetry clinical specialties. Basic job function includes performing patient assessments, various nursing interventions; administering medications, and treatments; if indicated, triaging and prioritizing incoming telephone calls with appropriate documentation and follow through. Working with varied health care members as part of a multidisciplinary team.
Staff Nurse- Registered Nurse
Houston Orthopedic & Spine Hospital
5410 West Loop South,
Bellaire TX 77401
April 2014- December 2014
Implement measures to assure safe and effective pain control. Know rationale for and effects of medications and treatments. Implement measures to prevent exposure to infectious pathogens and communicable conditions. Educate patients and their families as based on health needs. Obtain instruction and supervision as necessary to safely implement nursing procedures or practices. Institute appropriate nursing interventions to stabilize a patient’s condition and/or prevent complications. Clarify any order or treatment regimen that RN believes is inaccurate, non-therapeutic, or may be contraindicated by consulting with the appropriate licensed practitioner. Notify the ordering practitioner when the nurse makes the decision not to administer the medication or treatment. Collaborate with the patient, members of the healthcare team, and/or the patient’s family in the interest of the patient’s care. Consult with, utilize, and make referrals to appropriate community agencies and healthcare resources to provide continuity of care. Accept nursing assignments with consideration for patient safety and that are commensurate with personal education, experience, knowledge, and physical and emotional ability. Delegate tasks to unlicensed personnel in compliance with the Nurse Practice Act. Make assignments taking into consideration that patient safety is commensurate to the delegate’s education, experience, knowledge, physical, and emotional abilities.
Clinical Nurse: Head, Neck and breast Plastics
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Blvd
Houston, TX 77030
November 2012 – December 2014
Accountable for the management and provision of patient care in assigned area. Assesses patient's needs for nursing care and multidisciplinary team. Collaborates with physicians, other services, patient and patient's family to plan care and evaluate outcomes. Improves practice by integrating results and theories of research studies. Participates in data collection for current studies. Demonstrates clinical competency and compassion in providing care, using technology, administering medications, performing procedures and managing emergencies. Documents care according to established standards. Accesses, inputs and retrieves information from computer systems. Assures continuity of care through appropriate discharge planning, patient education and coordination of services. Acts as a patient and family advocate in order upholding patient rights. Trains, coaches and assists team members to ensure optimum patient care and efficient use of resources.
Registered Nurse: Short Stay Admission Unit
St. Luke s Episcopal Hospital TMC
6200 Bertner Avenue
Houston, TX 77030
March 2011- October 2012
The SLEH staff nurse is a licensed professional responsible for the delivery of excellence in patient care through assessing formulating nursing diagnoses and establishing goals planning and implementing intervention and evaluating patient care outcomes. With the staff nurse's professional practice, he/she is responsible for participating in and maintaining quality cost effectiveness and guest relations. Staff nurses provide patient care in compliance with hospital policies and procedures and the standards of professional nursing practice defined in article 217.13 of the statutes regulating the practice of nursing as defined in article 217.13 by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas.
Registered Nurse: Med/Surge and Telemetry
Scottsdale Healthcare Thompson Peak-,
7400 E. Thompson Peak Parkway
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
February 2009- February 2011
Utilized the Nursing Process to provide comprehensive evidence based care to a designated patient population. Interfaced with multidisciplinary team members to provide optimum care, assumes responsibility and accountability for incorporating the vision, values, mission, and critical goals of the organization into my job performance. Provided comprehensive care based on the principles of growth and development across the life span of patients served in my independent unit.
Provided care for gynecology oncology patients status post surgery, dealing with end of life issue.
Nursing care provided to orthopedic patients pre and post total joint replacement surgeries, spine fusions, laminectomies and dissection. Use of continuous passive motion devices for total knee replacements,
Experiences with PCA pain pumps, cardiac drips such as Cardizem and amiodarone and total parental nutrition administration. Blood and blood product administration, administration of entereg post bowel resection.
Care for patients with central line access and devices, performing sterile central line dressing changes and use of de-clotting medication for central lines.
Licensed Practical Nurse
Phoenix Mountain Nursing Center
13232 North Tatum Boulevard Phoenix, AZ 85032
Nov 2007- Jan 2009
Worked under the direct supervision of physicians and registered nurses related to wellness and health care services to geriatric patients. Assisted the health care team with the evaluation of residents' needs by initiating care plans and overseeing the activities of nurse aides.
Patient Care Tech
Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn- Greenbaum Surgical Specialty Hospital
3535 N. Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
June 2007- Jan 2009
Providing appropriate nursing care under supervision of RN.
SKILLS/ CERTIFICATION/ LICENSE:
• Educated patients for home care and discharge planning
• Operated and maintained monitors of bio-medical equipment
• Medical terminology and medication administration skills
• Maintained sterile fields and application of dressings
• Catheter, IV, and suctioning training
• Charting and documentation of patient care
• Acute and chronic care experience
Chemo Certification Nov 2017
Chest Tube Insertions and Removal performed and checked off
Endotracheal Intubation performed and checked off
Lumbar Puncture performed and checked off
Suturing laceration and wounds performed and checked off
Central line placement performed and check off
12-Lead ECG interpretation
AWARDS & AFFILIATIONS:
Scottsdale Healthcare team recognition award for Innovation & Creativity 2010
Microsoft Office Suite