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Registered Nurse Practitioner

Louisville, KY
October 26, 2020

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Kristina Hammer, DNP, FNP-C

**** ******* **** ● Louisville, KY ● 502-***-**** ● PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Doctorally prepared, board-certified family nurse practitioner, licensed in Kentucky, seeking an opportunity to oversee COVID testing. Experience as an APRN in urgent care and interventional pain management utilizing evidence-based practice to ensure high quality of life and improved outcomes for patients. Previous experience as an ICU charge nurse at a level-one trauma center demonstrates autonomous leadership capability and critical thinking skills needed in a fast-paced environment. Adept at maintaining confidentiality, managing multiple priorities and delivering quality care and results efficiently. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, whom easily interacts with patients, physicians, allied health staff and customers. Valued by peers for integrity, knowledge, and commitment to meeting patient needs. EDUCATION

Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) Family Nurse Practitioner May 2018 University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) May 2013

University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY


Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN):

Kentucky Board of Nursing, December 2018 to present, License Number: 3012962 Registered Nurse (RN):

Kentucky Board of Nursing, June 2013 to present, License Number: 1135943 American Academy of Nurse Practitioners: F07182322 National Provider Identification Number: 163******* Drug Enforcement Agency Number: MH5218397

Basic Life Support: January 2019- 2021


Nurse Practitioner- CVS Minute Clinic November 2019- present Louisville, KY

• Help patients manage personal well-being with vaccinations and patient education regarding diagnosis

• Ensure patient information, visit history, refer outs, lab follow-up, phone calls, and consults are carefully and completely documented in EMR

• Identify opportunities within local communities for development of outreach activities

• Daily use of computer, software programs (EMR), printer, scanner, and credit/debit card equipment

• Complete patient registration, submit insurance information and financial responsibilities pertaining to customer payments

• Perform non-clinical tasks as required (e.g. reporting, vaccination temperature management, maintain clinic appearance) Nurse Practitioner- Pain Management Centers of America March 2019-October 2019 Evansville, IN

• Assess and manage chronic pain conditions via performing physical examinations and screenings of patients

• Use critical thinking skills to prescribe appropriate medications, consistent with practice guidelines

• Perform trigger point and large joint steroid injections, in addition to ordering appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic injections in the surgery center

• Maintain and update patient records, and submit timely notes regarding treatment

• Order, review, and interpret diagnostic imaging as part of comprehensive evaluation, referring to other providers when necessary Registered Nurse- Medical Staffing Solutions June 2018-February 2019 Select Specialty Hospital, Evansville, IN

• Provided care for chronically and critically ill or post-ICU patients who required extended hospital care

• Collaborated with other members of the health care team (physicians, dietitians, case managers, speech, respiratory, occupational and physical therapists) to develop an individualized plan of care for each patient

• Utilized strong assessment skills

• Determined necessary patient care and accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care

Charge Nurse/Registered Nurse – Transitional Care Unit June 2013-June 2018 University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital, Lexington, KY

• Acted as patient advocate and implemented patient care for critically ill patients with problems ranging from septic shock to multiple organ dysfunction syndrome, managed unit staffing, facilitated patient transfers, and customer service issues

• Provided nursing care to critically ill ICU patients on a 36-bed unit, managing 14 RNs, 6 Nurse aids and 3 clerks

• Collaborated and communicated with interdisciplinary professionals to improve patient outcomes

• Praised by management for excellent delegation, critical thinking and problem-solving skills

• Provided education to patients and families on medications, recovery, coping skills, and community resources by customizing patient education tools

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