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Registered Nurse Practitioner

Location:
Phoenix, AZ
Posted:
October 17, 2020

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Ejiro Ojameruaye AGACNP-BC

***** *. **** ***

Phoenix, AZ 85022

adg18q@r.postjobfree.com/ adg18q@r.postjobfree.com

602-***-****

OBJECTIVE:

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.

EDUCATION:

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

CERTIFICATES:

Registered Nurse: AZ License No: RN157220

ACLS 05/2020

BLS 05/2020

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.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES:

Rheumatology Nurse Practitioner

Sun Valley Arthritis Center

6818 W Thunderbird Rd,

Peoria, AZ 85381

Oct 2019-presently

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,

Suite 118

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

623-***-****

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

602-***-****

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

713-***-****

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

480-***-****

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

602-***-****

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

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Microsoft Office Suite

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