Hope Watson Meador MSN APRN-FNP
Flint, TX 75762
Master of Science in Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner Graduation Date: 2/25/2018 Chamberlain College of Nursing 3005 Highland Pkwy Downers Grove, IL 60515
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN) July2013 -August 2015- Chamberlain College of Nursing 3005 Highland Pkwy Downers Grove, IL 60515
Associate of Science in Nursing -May 2006 - Angelina College 3500 S. First St Lufkin, TX 75904
Licensed Vocational Nurse Program- August 2015 -Angelina College 3500 S. First St. Lufkin, TX 75904
April 2018 – Present Kidney Center of Walker County APRN-NP with collaborative/supervising physician Dave Khurana, MD: Responsible for rounding in various dialysis units and maintaining history and physicals, prescription needs, access flow review, appropriate referrals, medication prescribing, etc.
Diagnosis and treatment of nephrology and family practice (acute and chronic) needs of ESRD patients including elderly and correctional patients
Referrals to specialists and collaboration with inpatient hospitalists
Actively working in rural settings with predominantly Medicare, Medicaid, and Advantage plan patients to provide needed resources such
as food banks and pharmaceutical discount programs
Maintenance of chronic conditions including ESRD through physical assessments and monitoring of medication refills to prevent hospital re-admissions
Ability to obtain specialty referrals for indigent and Medicare/Medicaid patients
Use of community resources to provide needed services for the patient outside of the clinics
EMR Charting, Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.
July 2011 – Present Fresenius Kidney Care Dialysis Float RN: Responsible for inpatient acute and outpatient chronic dialysis and floats to Dallas/Fort Worth, East Texas, and Houston Texas markets. CRRT experience. Charge nurse duties and expert cannulator title held. Served as manager role one year and then resumed float role.
Hemodialysis treatments in inpatient and outpatient settings
One to one ICU bedside treatments including CRRT
Hemodialysis in correctional facilities
Titration of specialty drips and blood transfusions
Identification of arrythmias and interventions
Administration of specialty infusions and blood products
Chronic outpatient floater
Clinical manager role
Collaboration with the physician/provider, dietician, social worker, bio-med, and clinic manager
Authorized to call in medication orders as prescribed by the physician
Compliance with hepatitis and isolation regulations
Ensuring appropriate staffing within Texas regulations.
EMR Charting, EMR Charting, Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.
October 2009 – July 2011 Core Med Network Agency RN: Duties included floating to various departments including M/S, Stepdown, ICU, Pediatrics, Psychiatric, LTC, and some ER shifts to fulfill staffing voids
Titration of Medications and IV Drips
ACLS and Participation in Codes
All aspects of care associated with pertinent units
Care of the correctional patient
August 2008 – October 2009 University of Texas Maternal Branch Correctional Inpatient Infirmary at UT Tyler - Correctional Hospital RN: Duties included charge nurse over 20 bed infirmary unit on correctional floor while caring for inmates with various medical and mental health diagnoses
All aspects of inpatient care of the correctional patient.
Charge Nurse Role
Collaboration with correctional staff
June 2006 – March 2008 Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital – Medical Surgical /Telemetry Charge RN: Duties Included promotion to charge nurse in six months over 12 bed stepdown unit
Management and care of a shift assignment ranging from 4 to 10 patients dependent upon MS or Stepdown
Identification of cardiac rhythms
Staffing delegations and assignments
Management of hospice patients
October 2005- June 2006 The Arbors Assisted Living LVN: Duties included nursing management and emergency intervention for long term care residents.
Management of healthcare needs of LTC population greater than 80 residents
Management of emergency situations
Licenses and Certifications
RN 730939 Texas/Compact States
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Basic Life Support (BLS)
May 2017 – February 2018 Family Practice clinicals with Dr. Wilburn Furniss as preceptor, seeing pediatric and adult patients in the office