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Lakeland, FL
Posted:
September 27, 2020

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Heather Freeman, MSN, APRN, AGNP-C

Lakeland, Florida 33803 863-***-**** adggdu@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Dedicated and patient focused Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner candidate with proven strengths in oncology and hospice patient care, in addition to patient advocacy. Displays an exceptional aptitude to deliver positive patient outcomes in a fast-paced environment while simultaneously building productive relationships. Known for exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to manage competing priorities, as well as maintaining accurate and efficient documentation.

Skills

• Advanced assessment skills and strong clinical judgment as a Nurse Practitioner

• EKG interpretation, wound care management and venipuncture

• Attention to detail, ethical decision making, and critical thinking and reasoning

• Computer proficiencies in MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook, and EMR

Certifications

• American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, AGNP-C, issued 6/2018, current

• Basic Life Support, BLS, current

Licensure

• Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, State of Florida, issued 6/2018, current

• DEA Licensure, issued 12/2018, current

• Registered Nurse, State of Florida, issued 6/2005, current

Education

Master of Science in Nursing, 05/2018

Florida Southern College, Lakeland Florida

• GPA 3.9, Magna Cum Laude

• Inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society

Bachelor of science in Nursing, 12/2015

Polk State College, Lakeland Florida

• GPA 3.5

Associate Degree in Nursing, 05/2005

Manatee Community College, Bradenton Florida

Professional Experience

Nurse Practitioner / Telemedicine

Orlando Health UF Cancer Center, Orlando, Florida, 03/2020 to Present

• Utilize telemedicine platform to evaluate and treat patients off-site in addition to providing in person care

• Identify short-term and long-range patient care issues that must be addressed; provide information and commentary pertinent to deliberations while recommending options and courses of action

• Assess patient health by interviewing patients; perform physical examinations; obtain, update, and study medical histories

• Document patient care services by charting in electronical medical record

• Instruct and counsel patients by describing therapeutic regimens; provide counseling on emotional problems of daily living; and promote wellness and health maintenance

• Prescribe pharmacologic and other forms of treatment or related therapeutic procedures

Nurse Practitioner / Outpatient Clinic / Radiation Oncology

• Provide management in both general and oncology health modalities as an independent provider in collaboration with the attending physician

• Skilled in performing comprehensive health histories and physical examinations specializing in GU malignancies with a focus on prostate cancer

• Prescribe appropriate evidence-based interventions including ordering and evaluating diagnostic and laboratory testing, as well as prescribing appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatments, all within the scope of the Nurse Practice Act, collaborating physician agreement and prescribing protocols

• Efficiently document all patient healthcare information in the electronic medical record system

• Exhibit professionalism in triaging and responding to telephone calls from patients, families and caregivers, medical offices, and pharmacies in a timely manner while efficiently responding to emergencies

• Xofigo treatment for advanced metastatic prostate cancer

• Establish meaningful relationships with patients by addressing their individual health, psychosocial, educational, and cultural care needs

Nurse Practitioner

Chapters Health System- Good Shepard Hospice, Lakeland, Florida, 12/2018 to Present

• Provide highly skilled care grounded in evidenced-based care guidelines and clinical knowledge for the care of hospice patients

• Perform compassionate vent withdrawal and management of end of life symptoms such as pain, dyspnea, nausea, constipation, anxiety and depression to ensure dignity, comfort and optimal quality of life

• Maintain a collaborative relationship and open communication between physicians, team members, patients and patients’ families

• Educate patients and families about symptom management, medications and state of disease

• Evaluate, document and report patient’s response to medical interventions as noted in the plan of care

• Comfortable having end of life conversations regarding goals of care

• Provide therapeutic listening, emotional support and offer spiritual assistance to patients while providing compassionate care

Registered Nurse / Admissions / Case Manager / Clinical Team Leader / Admissions Supervisor

Good Shepherd Hospice, Lakeland Florida, 09/2009 to 11/2018

• Facilitate the care of patients using the nursing process: assessment, nursing diagnosis, care planning, implementation, coordination, monitoring, and evaluation

• Demonstrate the ability to lead an outstanding health care team

• Effective professional communication and collaboration with primary care physician and interdisciplinary team members

Registered Nurse / Mental Health, Addiction & Recovery / Oncology / ED / Utilization Review

Lakeland Regional Health, Lakeland Florida, 06/2007 to 12/2018

• Monitor patients with drug and alcohol dependency in their quest for sobriety

• Provide evidenced-based care to 5-13 patients at a time

• Demonstrate active listening and provide emotional support to patients and families

• Highly skilled in administration of chemotherapeutic agents

Registered Nurse / Case Manager

Tidewell Hospice, Bradenton, Florida, 03/2006 to 09/2009

• Identify high risk members, perform comprehensive assessments, coordinate services, and collaborate with interdisciplinary team members to promote optimal patient safety for a caseload of 12-15 terminally ill patients

• Demonstrate effective utilization of alternative resources and development of goal oriented individualized care plans

• Serve as a liaison between patients, families and physicians

Registered Nurse / Emergency Department

Manatee Memorial Hospital, Bradenton, Florida, 02/2005 to 03/2006

• Demonstrate critical care nursing skills in a high acuity and fast paced emergency department unit

• Provide comprehensive and fussed patient assessments, hemodynamic monitoring, plan of care, interventions, evaluation, and documentation of patient care

• Demonstrate professional communication and collaboration with primary care physician and interdisciplinary team members

Affiliations

• American Association of Nurse Practitioners, AANP

• Polk County Advance Practice Nurse’s Association, PCAPNA

Interests

• Quality improvement projects

• Cruising, going to the beach, dog lover, and I am a huge George Strait fan

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HEATHER FREEMAN, MSN, ARNP, AGNP-C



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