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Nurse Practitioner Registered

Hickory, NC
September 28, 2020

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Johnna Cranford, NP-C

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Goal oriented, self-motivated, and highly-organized Board Certified Nurse Practitioner seeking a challenging but fulfilling role in an outpatient setting caring for patients who require allergy treatment. Prepared to deploy competencies obtained through seven years of nursing experience providing evidence based practice, high quality patient care, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and collaboration with physicians.


• UNC Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)– August 2018 – May 2020 o Master’s Degree: Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner – GPA: 3.8

§ Clinical Experience:

o Spring 2020 130 hours: Novant Cardiology Inpatient/Outpatient o Spring 2020 60 hours: Catawba Valley Medical Center Palliative Medicine o Fall 2019 120 hours: Internal Medicine

o Summer 2019 120 hours: Mountain Area Health Education Center

(MAHEC): Family Medicine

o Spring 2019 120 hours: Internal Medicine

o Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education (GCNE)

• East Carolina University (Greenville, NC) - August 2009- May 2013 o Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing - GPA: 3.35

• Scholarships

o Elizabeth Scott Carrington Scholar – August 2009-May 2013; August 2018 - Present WORK


• Catawba Valley Medical Center (Hickory, NC) – Registered Nurse o Emergency Department - September 2017-Present

§ Care for adults and children with acute or chronic illness that could potentially require life saving measures

§ Triaging patients based on quick but thorough specialized assessment

§ Stabilizing patients with a variety of conditions

§ Educating patients and families from admission to discharge instructions

§ Establish a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychologic and spiritual support for patients and families

• Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (Winston-Salem, NC) – Registered Nurse o Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit - November 2014 – September 2017

§ Care for patients during the immediate post-operative care of Coronary Artery Bypass Graft, Valve Replacement, Aortic Aneurysm, Aortic Root Repair, Heart Transplant, Left Ventricular Assisted Device, Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Stent Placement and Transcathter Aortic Valve Replacement

§ Advanced education and care of patients with Heart Transplant, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO), Tandem Heart, Impella, Left Ventricular Assisted Device and Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump

§ Assist in procedures such as central line placement, intravenous pacemaker insertion, IAPB placement and removal, VV and VA ECMO cannulation

§ Management of care for chest tubes both pleural and mediastinal, arterial lines, introducer, interpretation and understanding of Swann-Ganz catheter and blood gas

§ Leadership Roles: Charge Nurse and Preceptor for New Graduate Nurses to ICU setting

o Cardiovascular and Vascular Medical Surgical Unit - July 2013- November 2014

§ Care for post-operative patients from cardiac or vascular surgery

§ Training for Left Ventricular Assisted Device and Heart Transplant Care

§ Educating patients for home care of chest wounds, vascular wounds, sterile Left Ventricular Assistive Device drive line site dressing changes, heart transplant home medication regimen


July 2008- Present

• BLS Certification

o American Heart Association

February 2018- Present

• TNCC Certification

o Emergency Nurses Association

July 2015

• Cardiac Surgical Unit Advanced Life



July 2020 – Present

• ANNP Board Certified

August 2013- Present

• ACLS Certification

o American Heart Association

August 2018 – Present

• PALS Certification

o American Heart Association


• 2020 – The American Association of Nurse Practitioners

• 2017 – Present: Emergency Nurses Association


• Master’s Project-Fall 2019:

o Creation of a comprehensive Direct Oral Anticoagulant Matrix utilized to provide assistance in primary care management


• Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry – Fall 2017

• Relay for Life ECU Ambassador Coordinator – 2012 - 201 REFERENCES

• Upon Request

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