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Nurse Practitioner Medical

Milwaukee, WI
December 29, 2020

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Clarissa Lawrence, MSN, RN, APNP, APRN, FNP-BC, NP-C


Clinic Operations Director • Family Nurse Practitioner • Healthcare Advocate • Facilitator

Innovative CEO & Advanced Practice Nurse with 12+ years of experience in public health and direct patient care. Skilled in care management, home health care, Medicare, Medicaid, health promotion, care of the developmentally disabled, and eldercare. Proven ability to manage healthcare clinic operations, influence change, and serve diverse populations. A forward-thinking executive with the passion to advance healthcare equity using mobile healthcare, change policies, and transform communities. A dynamic facilitator and trainer with excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.


Established a Mobile/In-Home Private Practice to Increase Healthcare Access and Address Health Disparities in Milwaukee

Over 4 years of Senior Leadership/RN Supervisory Experience and Directly Supervised 75+ Medical Staff Members

Administered Direct Care to 5,000+ Patients in Clinic, Home, Assisted Living, and Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs)


Executive Leadership, Telemedicine, Strategic Direction, Community Collaboration, Organizational Development, Policy Advocacy, Nonprofit Management, Direct Supervision, Budget Development, Alliance Building, Relationship Management, Partnership Cultivation, Staff Management, Patient Relations, Youth Advancement, Leadership Development, Programming, Medical Exams, Health Assessments, Healthcare Plans, Crisis Intervention, Case Management, Patient Education, Coaching, HIPAA Compliance, Confidential Recordkeeping, Data Management, Medical Terminology, Emergency Response, Mentoring


Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber (WI-#8814-33), Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (MI-#410-***-****), Advanced Practice Nurse (NJ-#NJDCATEMP-027754), American Academy of Nurse Practitioner FNP-C, American Nurses Credentialing Center FNP-BC, CPR Certification (AHA-BLS) Stroke Certification-NHI STROKE SCALE


CEO & Primary Care Provider Community Health Primary Care Services Mar 2020 - Present Milwaukee, WI

Founded the Community Health PCS mobile healthcare firm, spearheaded its patient growth, and manage 1 Phlebotomist

Provide comprehensive medical and emotional care to 50 patients per week (virtually and in-person) with varying diagnoses

Collaborate with Independent Care Health Plan and Children’s Community Health Plan to provide lead screenings and vaccinations for pediatric patients

Conduct MOM-Post Partum Exams & Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Exams, and provide education and resources

Manage acute and chronic illnesses and order, perform, and interpret lab tests including diagnostic and invasive procedures

Conduct therapeutic and corrective measures, cleaning and dressing of superficial wounds, and irrigation of eyes and ears

Interact with patient families to provide support and ensure compliance with all safety and work rules and regulations

Deliver care to patients across the lifespan, including health history, physical exam, diagnosis, treatment, prescribing medication and specialty referrals in the patient’s home, assisted living facilities, workplace, and telemedicine

Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) as necessary until emergency medical services arrive

2020 Volunteering & Donations: 100 Black Women Virtual Culminating Video, Code Red-George Floyd Minority Male Nurse Scholarship Fund, Nanna’s Babies Thanksgiving Drive, Theta Chi Chi Sorority Chapter Christmas Donation for Family in Need

Family Nurse Practitioner Molina Healthcare Sep 2019 - Present Milwaukee, WI

Provide medical care to 85 adults and geriatrics per month in their homes, assisted living and skilled nursing facilities/SNFs

Address both chronic and acute primary care complaints and able to ascertain medical urgency; medical case management

Create and implement a medical plan of care, interpret test results, and perform patient medication reviews and education

Conduct MOM-Post Partum Exams & Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Exams, and provide education and resources

Establish and document medical diagnoses and order pertinent diagnostic laboratory and radiology testing

Perform patient health history, physical exams, point of care testing, and Diabetic Retinopathy Exams

Health Risk Assessment NP Visiting Physicians Association Mar 2019 - Present Milwaukee, WI

Perform in-home and virtual health assessments, physical exams, and point of care lab testing for adults and geriatrics

Identify health risks, chronic conditions, and determine all physical, mental, and social needs present at the time of the visit

Assess and document all significant and chronic diseases and provide resources/medical referrals and recommendations

Perform point of care labs, patient medication reviews/education, and review preventative service

Pinpoint any gaps in care and generate recommendations for care management

Co-Owner & Family NP MYNP Professionals Family Medical Clinic Jan 2019 - Present Milwaukee, WI

Supervise 1 Medical Assistant (MA) and 1 Office Manager and provide direct primary care to hundreds of patients across the lifespan

Obtain patient health history, physical exams, diagnosis, treatment, medication prescribing, and referrals in the clinic setting

Conduct cardiopulmonary resuscitation as necessary until emergency medical services arrive; emergency response trained

Perform therapeutic and corrective measures, cleaning and dressing of superficial wounds, and irrigation of eyes and ears

Co-manage the clinic operations, ensure compliance with all compliance regulations, and seek consultations as needed

Assess, diagnose, manage, and treat mental health conditions such as anxiety and depression

Assess, diagnose, manage, and treat acute and chronic illnesses


Nurse Practitioner Signify Health Nov 2018 - Present Milwaukee, WI

Health Risk Assessment NP Episource, LLC Nov 2018 - Present Milwaukee, WI

RN Supervisor Priority Home Health Care Nov 2013 - Dec 2019 Milwaukee, WI

Readmission Prevention NP Independent Health Care Plan Aug 2018 - Sep 2019 Milwaukee, WI

RN Supervisor Center of Care Home Health Care Agency Dec 2015 - Dec 2018 Milwaukee, WI

CMU-RN Care Manager Easter Seals of South Eastern Wisconsin Jul 2015 - Aug 2018 West Allis, WI

CMU-Nursing Consultant Carefinders, Inc. Dec 2012 - Jul 2015 Milwaukee, W


African American Chamber of Wisconsin Member 2020 - Present

American Academy of Home Care Medicine Member 2020 - Present

Milwaukee Urban League Member 2020 - Present

American Nurses Association Mentor & Member 2019 - Present

Chi Eta Phi Nursing Sorority Member 2019 - Present

Obesity Medicine Association Member 2019 - Present

American Association of Nurse Practitioners Member 2018 - Present

Wisconsin Association of Nurse Practitioners Board Member, Membership & Clinical Liaison 2017 - Present

Metro Milwaukee Nurse Practitioners Member 2017 - Present

Wisconsin Nurses Association Member 2013 - Present

Alverno Alumnae Association Member 2012 - Present

Alverno Black Student Nurse Association Member, Past President 2010 - Present

Alverno College Student Nurse Association Member 2010 - Present


Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), Alverno College Dec 2021

Obesity Management in Primary Care Certification, American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) Dec 2021

Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner, Alverno College May 2018

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Alverno College May 2012

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