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Acute Care and Family Nurse Practitioner

West Chester Township, OH
September 23, 2020

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Adult-Gerontology Acute Care and Family Nurse Practitioner


Patient-focused and multifaceted professional with broad-based experience in comprehensive and practical experience in different medical and clinical areas; backed by solid background in providing first-rate medical care and support to patients within acute and medical care facilities.


Patient Assessment and Examination

Guideline Directed Medical Therapy

Core Measures Implementation

Wound Care Management

Hospital Admission and Discharge Planning

Laboratory and Diagnostics Testing and Interpretation

Acute and Chronic Injury and Illness Treatment

Phlebotomy and Difficult IV Access

Treatment Plans Development and Implementation

Incision and Drainage (I&D) Surgical Procedures

Suturing Procedures and Instruction

Rapid Emergency Response


St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Edgewood, KY (2000–Present)

Nurse Practitioner Apr 2016–Present

Perform and complete rounds on patients within three hospital locations

Provide quick responses to in-house cardiac emergencies

Conduct cardiac assessments and consultations, while interpreting laboratory tests and ordering and implementing appropriate treatments

Efficiently handle and manage admission orders and discharge planning

Ensure fulfillment of core measures and application of cardiac guideline medical directed treatments to patient

Work closely with members of Cardiology, Heart Failure, and Electrophysiology units in developing and deploying individualized and comprehensive care plans for patients

Take charge of covering outpatient and inpatient cardiology calls

Nurse Practitioner – Compass Emergency Physician Group Sep 2000–Apr 2016

Coordinated with medical specialist in the execution of appropriate patient follow-up and discharge planning

Completed thorough assessment and administered necessary treatments for infants to the elderly patients suffering from acute and chronic illnesses

Oversaw staffing duties in two separate emergency rooms

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY

Preceptor –Nurse Practitioner Students Aug 2000–Apr 2016

Organize variety of patient encounters necessary for an appropriate learning experience

Facilitate orientation for the rotation, as well as review for the clerkship objectives to guarantee provision of broad clinical experience on all diseases and disorders while observing students in practice setting

Maintain active involvement in the evaluation of student’s clinical skills and knowledge base

Render constructive feedback to students regarding strengths and areas of needed improvement

Provide detail instruction to NP student in performing suture/surgical suture

Trevecca Nazarene University, Nashville, TN

Preceptor –Physician Assistant Students Nov 2017– Mar 2018

Supervise and guide PA students on consultation and other functions within clinical environment

Closely monitored and supported PA student in clinical activities while developing student’s knowledge and skills to ensure proper provision of patient care

Guided and instructed PA student in performing suture/surgical suture

Ideal Image, Dayton and Cincinnati, OH; Bellevue, KY

Nurse Practitioner – Aesthetics (Part-time) May 2012–Sep 2014

Evaluated patient skin types and executed applicable procedures including laser hair removal and cool sculpting fat reduction

Krogers Health Clinic, Various Clinic Locations

Nurse Practitioner (Part-time) May 2011–Dec2012

Carried out patient physicals examinations for sports and Department of Transportation (DOT), along with biometric screening and employee physical exams for selected companies

Conducted travel and general immunizations

Rendered appropriate treatments for acute injury and illness


Dearborn County Mental Health Center, Lawrenceburg, IN (1999–2001)

Nurse Practitioner –Part-time/Contracted for Physicals Dec 1999– Jan 2001

Dearborn County Hospital, Lawrenceburg, IN (1999–2001)

Nurse Practitioner –Emergency Room Nov 1999– May 2001

St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Edgewood, KY (1986–2000)

Nurse Practitioner –Anesthesia Department Nov 1999–May 2000

Staff Registered Nurse –ICU, Emergency Room, Surgical Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) Sep 1990– Nov 1999

Preceptor –Emergency Room

Shift Charge Nurse

Register Nurse –Cardiac and Neuro ICU (Contract and Traveling Assignments) May 1986–Sep 1990


Master of Science in Nursing – Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, 2018–2019

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), 1997–1999

Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 1982–1986

College of Mount St. Joseph, Cincinnati, OH

General Studies and Science Classes, 1980–1982

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH



Registered Nurse, State of Kentucky and Ohio (Active)

Licensed Nurse Practitioner, State of Kentucky and Ohio (Active)


Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, American Nurse Credentialing Center (Active)

Certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, American Association of Nurse Practitioners (Active)


Ongoing Continuing Medical Education (CME)


Member, American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)


Volunteer, Great Pyrenees Rescue


Epic EHR and Dragon

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