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Nurse Practitioner Registered

Location:
Sugar Land, TX
Posted:
September 22, 2020

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NKEIRUKA OKAFOR (NIKKI). MSN, RN, FNP-C

**** ******* **** *****, ********, Texas 77407

832-***-****

adgb0s@r.postjobfree.com

Objective: To obtain a Nurse Practitioner position where my skills and potentials can be utilized and developed to the fullest extent.

Educational Background

Master of Science in Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner, Chamberlain College of Nursing, Downers Grove, IL, 2016

BSN. Nursing. Excelsior College, Albany, New York, 2014

ADN. Nursing, Excelsior College, Albany, New York, 2011

LVN. Nursing, Lone Star College, Houston, TX, 2008.

licensure/certifications.

Registered Nurse State of Texas

Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP - C) State of Texas

Certified Case Manager

Basic Life Support, American Heart Association: Current

EXPERIENCE:

Nurse Practitioner: Texas Optum Health: UnitedHealth Group Columbia, MA, July 2018 to Present

Conduct focused/comprehensive patient physical examination.

Obtain/review patient medical history to get information related to patient condition.

Perform and interprets appropriate screening and diagnostic tests.

Develop differential diagnoses based on the review of relevant patient health history, review of systems, physical exam, diagnostic testing -Collaborate with physicians/medical directors as needed.

Document patient encounter (e.g., type, assessment, diagnosis, plan) according to standards/protocols

Educate patients on topics such as disease process, medications, side effects and compliance.

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Nurse Practitioner: Advance Health, Chantilly, VA, May 2017 to June 2018

Conduct in-home assessment on health plan members.

Review current symptoms and identify diagnoses to be used in active medical management of symptoms.

Performs physical exams, medication review and depression screening.

Perform and interprets appropriate screening and laboratory tests.

Educate members on topics such as disease process, medications, side effects and compliance.

RN Field Case Manager: Amerigroup Real Health Solution, Houston TX, November 2016-Current.

Conduct in-home assessment to identify specific individual needs or resources needed to treat, rehabilitate, and prevent disorders resulting in disability or loss of function.

Collaborate with medical directors and inter-disciplinary team to develop care management treatment plans.

Manage members with chronic illnesses, co-morbidities, disabilities, to insure cost effective utilization of health benefits.

Texas Medical and Geriatric Center. 2000 Crawford St #118, Houston.

Geriatric and Adult Preceptorship.

Preceptor: Dr. Alice A. Ajim, MD: November to December 2016

Perform pertinent history, physical examination to establish baseline, and identify immediate and comprehensive health care needs

Performed minor procedures such as wound debridement, staple removal under the supervision of the MD.

Order, Perform and Interprets appropriate screening and laboratory tests.

Provide screening and treatment options for dementia, Alzheimer’s, and behavioral health disorders.

Recommend drugs necessary and appropriate in accordance with state and federal law.

Educate patient on end of life planning such as advance directives.

The Park Sugar Creek Medical Clinic. 14019 Southwest Fwy, Sugar Land.

Geriatric, Women Health, Pediatric, and Adult Preceptorship.

Preceptor: Dr. Flavia Thomas, M.D. March to October 2016.

Perform preventive care, diagnosis and treatment of acute and stable chronic conditions.

Perform pertinent history, physical examination to establish baseline, and identify immediate and comprehensive health care needs

Performed minor procedures such as wound debridement, staple removal under the supervision of the MD.

Order, Perform and Interprets appropriate screening and laboratory tests.

Provide treatment options for common gynecological disorders.

Certified Case Manager Medicare Advantage: Aetna Health Insurance, Sugarland TX, March 2013-November 2016.

Conduct screening for dementia, Alzheimer’s, behavioral health disorders, and complete necessary referrals to specialist.

Assess all conditions including chronic and complex conditions that impact functionality.

Use holistic approach to assess the need for a referral to clinical resources for assistance in determining functionality.

Stabilization Case Manager: Amerigroup Real Health Solution, Houston TX, January 2012-March 2013.

Post hospital discharge assessment

Medication reconciliation and entry into member’s profile

Schedule follow up appointments as required

Education and teaching on medication administration, side effects, and disease process

General care coordination for 30 days post discharge from the hospital

Conduct inpatient bedside hospital visit.

Charge Nurse, Sugarland Healthcare Center & Rehab, Sugarland TX, August 2009- December 2011

Conduct comprehensive physical assessment, planning, intervention, evaluation, and documentation for chronic and complex conditions.

Patient admission, transfer, discharge, and teaching.

Skilled nursing interventions such as medication administration, diabetic care, wound care treatment, colostomy care, IV therapy and respiratory care.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP

Sigma Theta Tau International – Honor Society of Nursing.

SKILL SUMMARY

Broad knowledge of key safety rules, standard and ethics for patients care

Ordering basic Laboratory test and interpreting results

Very good knowledge of vision screening using (Snellen chart) and Nebulizer treatment for patients with Asthma and COPD

Working knowledge of both paper and electronic medical record (EMR) charting of patients information and care plan.

Computer skills which includes navigating multiple systems and keyboarding

Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.

Ability to multitask, prioritize and effectively adapt to a fast paced changing environment



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