EUNICE KANU MSN, APRN, FNP-C
***** **** ****** **** ******** Texas 77469
Seeking a position which will enable me to utilize my skills and knowledge, self-motivated, result oriented, licensed and board certified Advanced Practice Nurse in Family Practice (FNP-C).
I have sound clinical, strong communication skills with a focus on understanding and meeting the needs of the detainees, patients through an inter-professional model of care which is tailored towards each patient with the goal of attaining a desirable outcome, not limited to their mental and emotional wellbeing.
As an Advanced Practitioner Nurse, it is my responsibility for ensuring the well- being of patients and for providing a positive, supportive environment for patients and other clinical staff in conjunction with physicians, Pharmacy and other allied healthcare workers
My goal as an Advanced Practice Nurse is to be patient oriented, compassionate, and to deliver quality health care utilizing best evidence guideline protocols.
Family Nurse Practitioner: STG International/Immigration & Custom Enforcement (ICE) Detention Center Houston: June, 2019 – present.
Function as a Family Nurse Practitioner, caring between averages of 10 to 25 detainees a day in a clinic setting.
Obtain patients histories and perform complete physical examinations of new and existing patients
Maintain records and write orders and progress notes in patient charts as to status, referral, treatment, and procedures.
Implement treatment plans, order prescriptions and referrals as necessary for detainee from ages 18 to 99 years including immunization and well woman.
Order clinical laboratory and diagnostic test; interpret examination findings, test results and treat accordingly.
Consultation and collaboration with physicians in clients with care issues beyond my scope of practice and those requiring a higher level of care.
Educate on disease prevention and management for detainees with active and chronic illnesses; and schedule follow up visits for acute and chronic care within the time frame.
Collaborating and making appropriate referral to other members of the interdisciplinary/inter-professional team for psychotherapy support for detainee with psychological distress.
Perform other job related duties as assigned
Family Nurse Practitioner: Dr. Stella Immanuel M.D, Houston, Texas. November, 2020- present.
Telemedicine/Telehealth- consulting patients remotely, counseling and recommending appropriate treatment.
Family Nurse Practitioner: Dr. Barry J. Liberoni, M.D, PA. Bay City Texas… April, 2017 – May, 2019.
Managed patients between children and adults with health needs and independently performs initial examination and follow up appointments.
Implement treatment plans, order prescriptions for patients for all age groups from ages zero to 99 years/ across lifespan, including well woman, screening weight loss, and immunizations.
Performs papnicolaou and breast examination in adult female patients for cancer screening and make appropriate recommendation/referral.
Treat mild open and closed wounds with appropriate antibiotic therapy as necessary and treat mild laceration/cuts that require mild sutures.
Identify disease medication management of patients of all age groups in an outpatient clinic setting.
Provide follow –up health maintenance care to patients in accordance with protocols established with the supervising physician
Performed individual examination for qualified drivers who needs certification for the CDL/ DOT certification using appropriate federal guidelines.
Experienced in long term care setting, providing compassionate holistic evaluation and management of geriatrics and young adults.
Provide continuing comprehensive health maintenance and medical care to the entire family, including preventive medicine, and community health.
Staff Nurse. CHI St Luke’s Sugar land hospital. SUGARLAND, TX October2008 to April 2017
Served as charge and staff nurse in a medical surgical /Telemetry unit. Provide nursing assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention, education and evaluation for the patients on the unit.
Staff Nurse. Memorial Hermann hospital Houston, TX May 2005 – October 2008
Provide direct quality care to patients including daily monitoring, recording, and evaluating of medical conditions in Ortho-Elective unit.
Staff Nurse. Maxim Health Care Services Houston, TX August 2002 – December 2003
Cared for mentally challenged children; kids on tracheotomy and G-tubes.
Interact and communicate with patients of all ages and ethnic backgrounds, giving quality medical care and treatment.
Staff Nurse. Memorial Hermann hospital Houston, TX March 2001 – July 2002
Provide direct quality care to patients including daily monitoring, recording, and evaluating of medical conditions.
MSN, FNP, South University at Savanna Georgia May 2015- August 2016.
MSN, Texas woman’s university Houston, TX. January 2014- March 2015.
BSN, University of Texas health science at Houston, Houston, TX. December 2012.
ADN, San-Jacinto College South Houston, TX. December 2004.
LVN, San-Jacinto College South Houston, TX. December 2000.
ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support).
BCLS (Basic Life Support).
CDL (Commercial driver’s license) certified.
Certified EPIC credential trainer (Physician orders)
Member American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).
Employee of the month June, 2014: CHI St Luke’s Sugar Land hospital, Sugar Land Texas.
Service team member (Healthcare team) @Lakewood Church 2018 – present.
Service team member (Usher) @Lakewood Church 2010 – 2018.