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Registered Nurse Practitioner

Lexington, KY
October 29, 2020

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David L. Manus


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Tel: 859-***-**** Email:


To gain employment as a family nurse practitioner for eleven years of experience. Provide safe, effective, and efficient health care, for a diverse population by integrating evidence-based practice into daily practice and deliver the best patient outcomes.


Motivated and dedicated professional with exemplary working ethics and professional values. Exceptional organizational skills, demonstrates ability of effective management and planning. Profound communication and personal skills, excellent presentation skills, effective public speaker. Ability to maintain excellent cooperative working relationships with co-workers and management. Proven record of providing outstanding customer service and patient care, talented relationship developer. Proficient with the use of various software: MS Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint) and the Internet.


Kentucky Advanced Practice/Registered Nurse Licensing

AANPBC Family Nurse Practitioner Certification

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Certification

Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification

Basic Life Support/AED Certification


Doctor of Nursing Practice, Primary Care, Saint Louis University; Saint Louis, MO 2014 Masters of Science in Nursing, Primary Care, Family Nurse Practitioner Indiana Wesleyan University; Louisville, KY 2009

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Eastern Kentucky University; Richmond, KY 2005

Associate of Science in Nursing Eastern Kentucky University; Richmond, KY 1996

Licensed Practical Nurse Cumberland Valley Health Occupation Center; Pineville, KY 1992

Professional Experience

Registered Nurse

Lexington Clinic Ambulatory Surgical Center; Lexington, KY

07/2019 – Present 20-30 hour every two weeks

Establish safe and encouraging environment. Initiate immediate care during post-operative recovery period. Identify/Initiate emergent situations and procedures. Communicate changes in patient’s status to physician’s and CRNA. Perform post patient assessment, review of history, discharge planning, and review of diagnostic studies with follow through and physician’s consultation. Manage post-operative pain and surgical sites. Review and implement physician’s orders. Educate patient’s and responsible guardian of post-operative instructions, including infection, post-operative complications, preventative measures, and medication administration. Adhere to the ambulatory surgical center processes, policies and procedures.

Family Nurse Practitioner

First Care Clinic; Frankfort, Winchester, London, and Corbin, KY 11/2017 – 03/2019 40 hour week

Deliver high quality and compassionate urgent care treatment to a diverse population. Obtain health histories and perform physical examinations. Design and implement treatment plans in the management of acute health issues including handling of medication, wound care and nutrition. Manage pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment of various disorders and diseases. Assess for, order, and interpret appropriate laboratory and diagnostic tests. Respond to emergent situations. Provide acute care including suturing and evaluation of orthopedic injuries. Adhere to and abide by the facility policies and procedures.

Family Nurse Practitioner

Saint Joseph Hospital; Lexington, KY 10/2011 - 04/2017 40 hour week

Obtained medical histories and physical examinations of all age groups across the life span in an outpatient ambulatory surgical setting. Ordered and interpreted appropriate laboratory, diagnostic test that were necessary of patient’s wellbeing prior to their surgical procedure. Started patient’s IV’s and assisted anesthesiologist with insertion of deep lines, swan ganz catheter and nerve blocks. Provided education to the nursing staff relevant to surgical procedures. Acted as a liaison of surgical patient’s and family members. Researched evidence-based practices and initiated into the outpatient surgical setting. Responded to emergencies within the surgical setting. Resource to surgeons, anesthesiologist, nursing staff, and administration. Followed policies and procedures within the surgical setting.

Clinical Instructor

Midway College; Midway, KY 08/2009 - 08/2011 16 hour week

Directed, instructed, and guided students in the clinical setting. Assigned students weekly to selected patients based on student’s learning needs and patient assessment. Assisted students in collecting pertinent objective and subjective data regarding patient health status. Engaged students in comprehensive, individualized instruction in the observation, assessment, decision-making, and health teaching of patients, including the maintenance of patient health or prevention of illness or disease. Facilitated development of student’s critical thinking, technical, and professional communication skills while maintaining patient and student safety and patient confidentiality. Assisted students in using nursing process when providing care. Supervised the administration of medications. Delegated selected nursing functions to students in accordance with their level of nursing education and demonstrated competency. Directed students to be responsible and accountable for their behaviors in the clinical setting. Communicated with students and lead course faculty regarding student progress. Graded written assignments, maintained accurate records, and returned graded work to students in a timely manner prior to their next clinical. Held student pre- and post-clinical conferences. Completed the weekly clinical evaluations as well as a mid-term and final clinical evaluation for each student.

Family Nurse Practitioner

The Little Clinic; Lexington, KY 08/2009 - 10/2011 36 hour week

Lead all decision-making as the sole health care provider responsible for comprehensive convenience care clinic operations. Provided health care services to ages 12 months and beyond who presented with acute episodic conditions, as well as those seeking health evaluations, preventive care and/or education and counseling. Obtained medical histories, performed physical examinations, ordering, interpreting laboratory results, and evaluating diagnostic test. Diagnosed and prescribed appropriate medications of acute illness. Established and documented health care plans using an EMR system. Followed the policies and procedures of the convenience care clinic.

Registered Nurse

Saint Joseph East; Lexington, KY 08/2008 – 08/2009 40 hour week

Provided safe emergency care to individuals across the lifespan in an 18 bed level II emergency department. Assisted in the care of multiple trauma, cardiac arrests, stroke, codes, sexual assaults, and conscious sedations. Administered medications in a safe and timely manner. Constantly communicated and collaborated with physicians and other healthcare professionals to ensure optimal care was given to patients in a timely fashion. Adhered to the facilities policies and procedures.

Registered Nurse

HealthSouth; Lexington, KY 08/2006 – 08/2008 40 hour week

Charge nurse and delivered safe nursing care in the Pre-OP and PACU stage 1 and stage 2 setting. As charge nurse, assigned patient’s to the nursing staff in the Pre-Op and PACU stage 1 and stage 2 setting. Collaborated with nursing staff, anesthesiologist and surgeons concerning new policies and procedures. Possessed strong leadership by working together as a team, and possessed positive attitude as charge nurse among nursing staff. Managed patient’s admission process of all ages into an outpatient ambulatory surgical center. Ensuring wrist bands and documentation were accurate and complete. Assessed patient emotional wellbeing pre- and post-operatively to provide compassionate support as needed. Obtained and recorded patient’s vital signs pre-operatively to determine baseline and ensure preparedness for surgical procedure. Started patient’s IV’s and administered pre- and post-operative medications per protocol or as ordered by surgeons. Provided education instruction’s verbal and written upon discharge. Supported and followed facilities policies and procedures.

Registered Nurse

Samaritan Hospital; Lexington, KY 08/2005 – 08/2006 40 hour week

Charge nurse in the emergency department. Responsible for all aspects of emergency room nursing including critical care of adult and pediatrics. Recorded patient’s medical history, vital statistics, and test results in medical records. Collaborated effectively with the multidisciplinary team (physicians, pastoral care, interpreters, social workers, case managers, and community resource groups). Supervision and training of staff, infection control, and safety committee officer. Re-source for physicians, administration, and nursing staff.

Registered Nurse

Saint Joseph Hospital; Lexington, KY 08/1997 – 08/2005 40 hour week

Charge nurse in the emergency department responsible for the smooth and efficient patient flow within the emergency department. Delegated assignments and provide supervision for the support staff in accordance with their level of training and the patient’s acuity. Collaborated in cooperation with medical providers to ensure the quality of patient care. Responded to emergencies within the emergency department. Committee member of Fast Track in the emergency department.

Registered Nurse

Baptist Regional Medical Center; Corbin, KY 08/1996 – 08/1997 40 hour week

Provided safe and effective emergency care to patients of all ages. Collaborated with physicians and the emergency staff in the assessment, planning and implementation of patient treatment. Monitored patients, identified issues, explored alternatives and deployed solutions. Performed specialized life-saving treatments such as CPR and advanced cardiac life support. Observed signs, symptoms and behaviors of patients and communicated issues to the emergency room team. Performed specific patient tasks as assigned by physicians written orders. Adhered to proper safety and sterilization protocols and techniques to ensure proper infection control. Followed protocols and policies within the emergency department as well as the facility.

Licensed Practical Nurse

Baptist Regional Medical Center; Corbin, KY 09/1992 – 08/1996 40 hour week

Delivered holistic nursing care on a 40 bed medical/surgical unit. Worked collaboratively with registered nurses in the delivery of patient care. Provided comprehensive and emotional care to patients with various medical diagnoses and comorbidities. Functioned well in fast paced environment and approached high stress situations appropriately. Developed organizational and multi-tasking skills. Worked appropriately in a team work environment. Administered medications by utilizing the 5 rights in a safe and timely manner. Performed various treatments of patients ordered by physicians. Reported any issues on the unit by following the chain of command.


Anthony Couch, DNP, APRN, CNP, FNP-C


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Samantha Todd, MSN, APRN, CNP, FNP-BC


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Leslie Baker, RN


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Jim Chaney, MSN, APRN


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Julie Hemlick, RN


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