Dedicated, compassionate, results-oriented, innovative Advanced Practice Registered Nurse with expertise in making human connections and assisting in finding solutions to meeting the healthcare needs of the community. I possess over 30 years in the healthcare field with 22 years as an RN with experience in Critical Care as a CCRN, House Supervisor, Rapid Response and Code Team Leader. Recently deployed as a part of the State Disaster Response by Favorite Healthcare Staffing with COVID-19, I have Infection Control training, testing and community care experience. I am an ANCC board certified MSN/FNP and possesses the confidence, comfort and evidence-based guideline knowledge to appropriately apply comprehensive services and clinical interventions with quality and excellence. Seeking to further my career and join an interdisciplinary team as an APRN and utilize experience and education.
Master of Science in Nursing – Chamberlain University October 2019
Family Nurse Practitioner Specialty Track
Graduation Honors: With Distinction
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Excelsior College 2012
Summa Cum Laude
Associate of Science in Nursing – University of the State of New York 1998
Associate of Applied Science - Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College 1991
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION & TRAINING
[APRN] Advanced Practice Registered Nurse – Florida – (License # 11005171) Exp. April 2021
Additional States Pending NY, AZ, NC, GA
[FNP-BC] Family Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified – ANCC 201-***-****) Exp. October 2024
[RN] Registered Nurse – State of Florida/Multi-state (License # 9224774) Exp. July 2022
Additional states NY, NC,
[ACLS] Advanced Cardiac Life Support – American Heart Association Exp. December 2020
[BLS] Basic Life Support – American Heart Association Exp. Jan 2022
Infection Control Certificate Exp. May 2022
NURSE PRACTITIONER PRACTICUM EXPERIENCE
Family Practice/Primary Care – Dr. Javaria Tawwab, MD, MultiCare Physicians (Lake Mary, Florida) 163 Hours
Internal Medicine – Dr. Haroldo Melo, MD, (Port Orange, Florida) 125 Hours
Urgent Care – Dr. John Canalizo, MD, Twin Lakes Prime Care/Urgent Care, (Ormond Beach, Florida) 125 Hours
Pediatrics – Dr. Mohammad Abdulrahim, MD. Dr. Yahia Rahim, MD (Panama City, Florida) 68 Hours
Obstetrics and Gynecology Care – Dr. Pamela Carbiener, MD, Halifax OB/GYN, (Ormond Beach, Florida ) 125 Hours
NP Skills include:
Demonstrated the skills of critical thinking, positive judgement and effective decision making through career and clinical rotations to provide high quality care
Possesses problem solving and communication skills to work effectively within an interdisciplinary team with a positive cooperative attitude to work towards the benefit of positive patient outcomes
Maintains excellent customer service approach and skills from a career of experience to improve satisfaction with services, open communication, and positive patient outcomes
Dedicated to the use of evidence-based guideline care and the use of EMR to document, communicate, educate and monitor the health and well-being of the community
APRN - Eminent Staffing – NYC-HH – Elmhurst Hospital – Queens, NY
June 2020 – October 2020 – Contract
Successfully integrated into a multicultural community hospital providing critical care services to patients.
Provided nursing services in a multi-system critical care unit with ventilators and Covid positive patients.
Successfully worked as part of a respectful interdisciplinary and collaborative team at a teaching hospital guiding interns with my 22 years of experience.
APRN/FNP -BC – Team Lead - Favorite Healthcare Staffing – Covid-19 Response with Florida Department of Health
March 2020- June 2020 – Contract
Successfully deployed on mission to Orlando International Airport under orders from the Governor of Florida to screen passengers from Covid-19 Hot spots, collect personal data forms for State tracking and provide passengers with State mandated quarantine. Promote, educate, evaluate infection control measures and response to communicable disease for clients, community and staff. Implement and evaluate response to infection control protocol and care planning in response to COVID 19 Pandemic following CDC and DOH guidelines and recommendations.
Successfully deployed to Miami immediately upon request to assist in the establishment and set up of field hospital at the Miami Fair Grounds in Doral, Florida. Promote, educate, evaluate infection control measures and response to communicable disease for clients, community and staff. Implement and evaluate response to infection control protocol and care planning in response to COVID 19 Pandemic following CDC and DOH guidelines and recommendations.
Successfully deployed to Tallahassee, Florida immediately upon request. Set up and organized a new walk up Covid-19 testing site as team lead in collaboration with the Department of Health, Florida National Guard and FAMU at Bragg Stadium. Site was slated to run 200 test per day for two weeks and became so successful, popular and organized it was quickly escalated to 400 test per day and thus far has been active since April 25th without a current established end date. As team lead, I was recognized by the National Guard with a bronze coin for outstanding leadership. Promote, educate, evaluate infection control measures and response to communicable disease for clients, community and staff. Implement and evaluate response to infection control protocol and care planning in response to COVID 19 Pandemic following CDC and DOH guidelines and recommendations.
APRN FNP-BC - Dr. V. Kumar – Rockledge, FL
February 2020 – March 2020
Nurse Practitioner providing medical support services in a physician office.
Examine, appropriate treatment according to guideline recommendations, timely documentation and appropriate billing of visits
RN/Weekend Back-up Supervisor - On-Call/After Hours, Hospice – Advent Health, Palm Coast (Palm Coast, Florida) October 2017 – Feb 2020
Back-up Weekend Clinical Supervision for Volusia and Flagler counties.
Demonstrates after hours emergency response and triage to Volusia and Flagler county hospice patients with multiple chronic co-morbidities, including diagnosing, treating and initiating medication, performing diagnostic interventions, and executing follow-ups as required in collaboration with telephone consultation with on-call physician.
Performs professional assessments, develops treatment plans in collaboration with interdisciplinary team to ensure maximum comfort and care in the patient environment of choice during end of life care.
Provides education, compassionate care and emotional support of both patients and families which is culturally and spiritually sensitive to their individual needs
Promote, educate, evaluate infection control measures and response to communicable disease for clients, community and staff. Implement and evaluate response to infection control protocol and care planning.
Maintains client confidentiality, dignity, respect, compassion, and honor the rights of client self-determination.
RN Case Manager and Clinical Supervision of support staff, Hospice – Halifax Health (Daytona Beach, Fl)
September 2016 – October 2017
Maintain confidential EMR and documentation in timely manner with inter-professional collaboration to meet positive client outcomes.
Supervision and education of clinical staff
Provides case management services and end-of life care for patient and families as part of an interdisciplinary team.
Administrator – Pediatric Health Choice (Daytona Beach, Florida) October 2015 – July 2016
Oversee the operational activity of a 38-bed Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care Center
Responsible for the hiring and supervision of staff, clinical training, patient satisfaction, marketing, organization of vendors and contractors
Ensuring compliance with state mandates and regulations.
Administrative House Supervisor/Night Shift/ CCRN – Advent Health Deland (Deland, Florida) November 2010 – October 2015
Oversee operations of a 158-bed inpatient hospital and emergency department
Supervision of nursing staff and all ancillary departments to ensure quality patient care, and compliance with policies and procedures and coordination of care between departments
Active participant in staffing coordination, bed placement, rapid response/code team leader
Acting highest level facility administrator during non-normal working hours
RN/CCRN– Charge Nurse Critical Care, Cardio/Respiratory – Advent Health South (Orlando, Florida) January 2009 – November 2010
Staff Nurse responsible for nursing care of clients in multiple critical care environment
Provided total and holistic care of clients on ventilators and interaction with family members
Frequent participation in end of life care for clients and family interaction
Member and team leader on code response team
RN/Charge, Critical Care/ Multisystem ICU– Parish Medical Center (Titusville, Florida) October 2006 – January 2009
Responsible for staffing assignments and patient care on a 12-bed intensive care unit
Team leader of code team and rapid response team resource for facility wide services
Supervision and nursing resource for hospital staff within ICU and other clinical areas
Medical Laboratory Technician – U.S. Air Force, Honorable Discharge October 1987 – March 1991
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Phi Pi Chapter – 2019 – Present
American Association of Nurse Practitioners – 2018 – Present
Florida and National ANA – 2019 – Present
Healthy Start of Flagler and Volusia Counties/ Board Member 2016 – Present