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Nurse Practitioner Ob Gyn

The Bronx, NY
September 28, 2020

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Heather C. Mitchell, NP, MSN, RN

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North Plainfield, NJ 07063




Accomplished in many areas of patient care, that include, but are not limited to: patient assessment,

health and wellness screening, medication management, staff training and supervision, patient teaching, crisis intervention, quality assurance, and patient relations in culturally diverse communities.

Hard working, driven, dedicated, and highly-experienced in all aspects of women's health/ OB/GYN care including high risk OB management, medical practices, standards, and protocols.

Well versed in the assessment, diagnosis, and direct urgent care in busy medical environments, while specializing in labor and delivery and women’s health.

Proficient in gathering comprehensive health histories, (including psycho-social, functional, and developmental assessments) through the conduct of physical examinations, patient interviews, and the interpretation of lab results and diagnostic studies to develop individualized, therapeutic plans-of-care.

Proficient in the capture and storage of electronic health records as per HIPAA requirements.

exceptionally well-organized, self-motivated, resourceful and totally committed to the pursuit of excellence in the delivery of health care. EDUCATION CREDENTIALS:

MSN – SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY

BSN – Medgar Evers College, Brooklyn, NY


Borough of Manhattan Community College, Brooklyn, NY 2010 – Present Associate Professor

Provide classroom instruction, supervision and guidance in Maternal and Child health as well as Womens' health and general nursing to students on clinical rotation for the Bachelor of Science Degree program.

A Bronx Women’s Medical Pavilion 04/2014 - 01/2020 642 Southern Boulevard

Bronx,New York 10455

Nurse Practitioner

Provided comprehensive health care services in the form of assessing, diagnosing, prescribing, ordering and interpreting lab tests, for women of all ages coming from diverse cultural backgrounds.

● Services includes: yearly exams, women’s health maintenance, family planning which includes inserting and removing IUDs and Nexplanon as well as other birth control options. Services also includes mildly invasive procedures such as colposcopies and cryotherapy for the removal of genital and anal warts, medical abortions and post abortion care as part of a comprehensive team of Physicians,, Ultrasound technologists, RNs and Medical assistants.

Choices Women's Medical Center 01/2014 -04/2014

147-32 Jamaica Avenue

Jamaica NY11435

Nurse Practitioner

Provided comprehensive health care services in the form of assessing, diagnosing, prescribing, ordering and interpreting lab tests, for women of all ages coming from diverse cultural backgrounds.

● Services included: yearly exams, family planning, utilizing IUDs and other birth control options, Obstetrical care, beginning with initial prenatal visit to six weeks postpartum.

● Provided Medical abortions and post abortion care as part of a comprehensive team of Physicians, Social workers, Ultrasound technologists, RNs and Medical assistants. HEATHER C. MITCHELL, NP, MSN, RN

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Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine

Lutheran Family Health Center, Brooklyn, NY 2012 -2013 Perinatal Coordinator

Functioned as an educator, healthcare resource, consultant, and patient advocate while providing care to low and high risk obstetric patients as well as GYN patients of a culturally diverse community.

In collaboration with the Perinatologist/Director of Maternal Fetal Medicine diagnosed, prescribed treatment, managed and evaluated patients with an emphasis on disease prevention, health promotion, health maintenance and supportive measures for normal Ob and Gyn patients, as well as patients with high risk histories, including but not limited to, prior premature labor and prior premature birth, prior c/section, advanced maternal age, diabetes, fetal anomalies, pregnancy induced hypertension, thrombophilia, multiple gestation, obesity, thyroid disorders, cholestasis of pregnancy. Planned Parenthood Center-Hudson, Peconic, Inc.,

Hudson Valley, NY 2010 - 2011

Senior Clinician

Provided leadership, support and supervision to all clinical staff including junior clinicians, nurses and medical assistants and ensured provision of service in compliance with PPFA and PPHP protocols. Supervised and participated in the orientation and training of all clinical staff in conjunction with Center director, operations manager, office manager, and medical service staff training coordinator.

Ensured knowledge and provision of all medical services is in compliance with PPHP protocols and DOH regulations which included Family Planning- oral contraceptives, Depo-Provera injections, Mirena and Paragard IUS’s, medical abortion, and pre and post-operative care for surgical abortions-, complete womens' health care to culturally diverse community of women of childbearing age to menopause as well as antepartum care.

Developed and implemented customer-focused service goals and objectives. Provided leadership for productivity goals with clinician, nursing and medical assistant staff.

Participated in monitoring patient schedules to achieve Center goals.

Provided direct patient care including history review, health education, physical exam, counseling, diagnosis and treatment according to protocols for 2: 4 patient encounters per hour.

Consulted with the Regional Medical Director, the Sr. Vice President of Patient Services and the Director of Patient Services, to ensure compliance with approved standards and guidelines.

Responsible for overseeing follow-up and management of abnormal labs and referrals within and outside the medical center.

Responsible for the management of emergent patient problems.

Supervised staff compliance with all laboratories, OSHA, DOH, HIPAA and other agency mandates, as required.

Participated in scheduling staff for adequate coverage for services.

Performed chart and medical service audits/surveys. HEATHER C. MITCHELL, NP, MSN, RN

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Women’s Health, The Morris Heights Health Center

Bronx, NY 2007- 2010

Nurse Practitioner

Provided complete ante-partum and GYN care, and worked with a patient load of up to 30 patients per day in this busy, urban community-based practice.

Coordinated patient assessment, medication management, staff training and supervision of clinical documentation, quality assurance, and all aspects of patient relations which included conducting annual pap smears, maintaining annual physicals, family planning, including IUD insertions, and patient education regarding a variety of womens' health issues.

Modern Midwife, P.C.,

Brooklyn, New York

Nurse Practitioner 2003-2007

Assessed, diagnosed and provided care in a busy Ob-Gyn practice, specializing antepatum intrapartunm and postpartum care as well as Gyn/women’s health.

Obtained health histories and performed comprehensive physical examination, including psychosocial, functional and developmental assessments.

Documented and maintained patient records.

Interpreted laboratory results and diagnostic studies while developing therapeutic plans- of- care. Evaluated patient’s response to treatment and modified care as clinically indicated.

Arranged patient referrals and consultations.

Administered health and wellness screenings, contraceptive care, pregnancy testing, pre-conceptual counseling, STD screening and follow-up.

Performed specific interventions as prescribed by mutually agreed upon practice guidelines, such as the application of internal fetal monitoring devices, episiotomy, amniotomy, repair of perineal lacerations and the insertion of intrauterine contraceptive devices.

Provided immediate and long-term pre-prenatal and post-delivery counseling, breast-feeding counseling, postpartum care, and pre- and post-menopausal care. Brookdale Hospital Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York 1985-2005 PACU, Float Nurse SICU, ED, MICU, Neuro ICU, Bariatric Unit Staff Nurse

Experienced PACU Clinician at a Level One trauma center, with a wide range of clinical expertise. Managed the recovery of patients in areas such as vascular, cardio-thoracic, ENT, GI, urology, orthopedic, ophthalmology, neurology, plastics, and maxillofacial surgeries.

Technically proficient in all major ICU skills. Managed the insertion and maintenance of invasive lines – arterial, triple-lumen, Swan-Ganz chest tubes, pace makers, dialysis catheters, and intubations. Provided pre and post-operative care for a variety of cases, utilizing ventilators, hemodynamic monitoring, telemetry monitoring, as well as providing complete neurological assessment, and pain management by patient controlled anesthesia-epidural as well as intramuscular routes.

Educated, assessed and provided pre and post-operative care ambulatory surgery patients.

Provided extensive patient-family teaching.


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American College of Nurse-Midwives

National Cervical Cancer Coalition

Guyanese Nurses of America Inc.,

Midwives of Color Inc.,

Medgar Evers College Alumni Association

Chi Eta Phi Sorority


Excellent references are available upon demand.

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