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Nurse Practitioner Health

Abingdon, VA
September 27, 2020

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Objective An experienced Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner seeking opportunity for continual professional growth in a pediatric acute or critical care setting

Education Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock TX Aug 2014 – Aug 2017

Masters of Science

Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock TX Jan 2009 – Dec 2009

Bachelor of Science


The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX May 2000- May 2005

Bachelor of Science

Human Development and Family Sciences

Experience Royal Oak Pediatric Associates, Marion, VA Feb 2020- Present

CPNP – Private Pediatric Clinic,

Initial and ongoing assessment of pediatric patients’ medical, physical and psychosocial status

Diagnosis of illness and physical conditions of pediatric patients

Performance of therapeutic and corrective measures including prescribing medications for patients whose conditions fall within scope of practice

Prescribing appropriate controlled and non-controlled medications as privileged but the state and board of nursing

Diagnose and treat human responses to actual or potential health problems through such services as case findings, health counseling, health teaching and provision of care supportive to or restorative of life and well-being

Advent Health Ocala Ocala, FL Feb 2018 –Feb 2020

ARNP – Pediatric Emergency Department,

Initial and ongoing assessment of pediatric patients’ medical, physical, and psychosocial status, including the following:

Obtained relevant health and medical history, as well as perform a physical exam.

Formulated a differential diagnosis based on H&P and clinical findings.

Assessed, treated and managed illness under pediatric specialty and conduct preventative screening procedures.

Updated and recorded changes in health status; identify medical or health risks/needs

Identified, conducted and interpreted appropriate diagnostic tests.

Identified and prescribed appropriate pharmacologic agents & identify nonpharmacologic interventions and prescribe therapies.

Provided relevant patient education.

Made appropriate health care referrals to other health care professionals and community agencies.

Determined the effectiveness of the plan of care through documentation; reassessed and modify the plan of care as necessary to achieve health goals.

Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX June 2011 – Sept 2017

Clinical Staff Nurse - Emergency Department,

Provided quality nursing care to patients by assessing, planning, educating, implementing and evaluating age appropriate care in a manner incorporating family centered principals and cost effective care.

Performed and documented assessment of the patient/family

Identified patient's needs pertaining to patient teaching, discharge planning, growth and development, nutritional screening, functional status and pain management.

Discussed patient's plan of care with family or significant individuals; participate in interdisciplinary rounds and patient care conferences.

Performed therapeutic physician or nurse initiated interventions; assist patient/family in implementing their role in the plan of care.

Educated patients and families.

Demonstrated commitment to team, flexibility, professional interpersonal, communication, critical thinking and customer service skills.

The University of Texas at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Feb. 2010-Jun. 2011

Clinical Inpatient Nurse - G9W Pediatrics Unit,

Managed patient outcomes by providing, coordinating and supporting clinical aspects of direct patient care across the continuum of care.

Collaborated with interdisciplinary team members and services to plan and evaluate outcomes.

Trained and educated on a wide array of chemotherapy agents, medications, protocols and disease processes.

Participated in data collection for current studies in better improve patient care.

Demonstrated clinical competency and compassion in providing care, using technology, administering medications, performing procedures and managing emergencies.

Assured continuity of care through appropriate discharge planning, patient education and coordination of services.

Acted as a patient and family advocate in order to uphold patient rights.

Trained, coached, and assisted team members to ensure optimum patient care and efficient use of resources.

Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX Aug. 2008 – Dec. 2008 E.N.D Associate,

Taught accurate and stable electrode placement for recording and for stimulating.

Accomplished in carrying out the electroneurodiagnostic monitoring procedures being performed and aware of existing guidelines that apply.

Taught proficient recognition of recorded waveforms and of variations from the patient's baseline recording.

Educated about the use of collodion, acetone, or other biohazardous or flammable materials that can affect the electrical safety of the patient.

Gained knowledge to differentiate artifacts from cerebral waveforms.

Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX Mar 2007 – Aug 2008 Child Life Partner,

Normalized the hospital experience for the child through play experiences, recognition of birthdays or holidays, and opportunities for socializing with other patients.

Assisted the patient and family cope with stress and anxiety of the hospitalization.

Helped the child grow socially, emotionally, physically, and intellectually through the hospital and clinic experience.

Awareness and ability to plan appropriate activities for children ages 0-19.

Supervised, train, and orient hospital volunteers.

Children’s Hospital of Austin, Austin, TX June 2005 – Sept 2006

Child Life Assistant,

Supported the Child Life Specialist (s) under the direct supervision of the Child Life Coordinator in providing appropriate psychological and developmental care for pediatric/adolescent patients and families.

The primary focus of this position is to plan, implement and evaluate a developmentally-supportive, therapeutic play program throughout the hospital.

Provided safe, developmentally-supportive, age-appropriate diversionary interactions/activities for patients and family members.

Helped the child grow socially, emotionally, physically, and intellectually through the hospital and clinic experience.

Certifications American Heart Association BLS Certification Expires August 2020

Trauma Nursing Core Course Certification Expires April 2020

Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification Expires May 2020

Additional Fluent in Gujarati and Hindi; Familiar with Spanish

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