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Nurse Practitioner Hospitalist

Location:
Los Angeles, CA
Posted:
November 30, 2020

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Professional Summary

Independent and confident while maintaining an excellent collaborative approach to patient care when necessary for patient referrals. I am a hospitalist nurse practitioner of four years. This specialty requires that I function as a primary care provider as well. I understand how chronic conditions may cause acute conditions and I often diagnose new chronic conditions which require education and treatment prior to hospital discharge. My approach to care stems from holistic and evidence-based modalities. I will take the time to listen and invest in the well-being of all those in need of medical care. As a nurse, my unique contribution to medicine is the ability to educate patients so they have an understanding of their disease process and the next steps they need to take regarding prevention and/or treatment.

Experience

Epic Medical Group, Sherman Oaks, CA 2016- Present

Independently contracted, autonomous Nurse Practitioner Hospitalist providing inpatient care from admission to discharge. Patients are managed in the following units: ICU, medical/surgical, acute rehab, psychiatry, telemetry, and step-down. Responsibilities include referring patients to specialists, directing and coordinating patient care, nursing, and support staff through rounding; prescribing pharmaceuticals and treatments appropriate to assessed medical condition; complying with Medicare and Medi-Cal guidelines and maintaining eligibility in both programs; and communicating with patient and families in regards to assessments, education, and plan of care. Additionally, I am a clinical preceptor for UCLA students.

Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner Resident, Sherman Oaks, CA 2015- 2016

For one year, I precepted under an Epic Medical Group Hospitalist. This program mentors and trains nurse practitioner residents on clinical skills and theory necessary for hospital medicine. This program focused on improving patient safety, evidence-based practice, leadership, and quality care. An emphasis was also placed on hospital efficiency, healthcare finance, and CMS compliance.

ICU Registered Nurse 2005- 2016

My career began as an ICU new graduate at USC Hospital. Three months of clinical and classroom training prepared me for a future in ICU nursing. Over the course of 11 years, I have trained and worked as an ICU registered nurse and charge nurse at many of the best institutions in the country including: UCLA, Stanford, Memorial-Sloan Kettering, Cornell- Burn ICU, UCSF and Queens Medical Center.

Education

University of California, San Francisco 2018- 2019

Doctor of Nursing Practice

University of California, Los Angeles 2014- 2016

Master of Science in Nursing Specialization: Adult Gerontology/Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

University of Texas, Arlington 2011-2012

Bachelors of Science in Nursing Cum Laude Honors

Santa Monica College 2003-2005

Associate Degree in Nursing

Licensure and Certification

American Nurses Credentialing Center 2016- present

Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

State of California Board of Registered Nursing Current

Nurse Practitioner license

Nurse Practitioner Furnishing license

Registered Nurse license

NIHSS Certification Current

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Current

Basic Cardiac Life Support Current



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