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Nurse Practitioner Registered

North Bergen, NJ
December 31, 2020

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Margaret L. Smith, MSN, RN

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BOSTON COLLEGE, Chestnut Hill, MA May 2015

William F. Connell School of Nursing: Master’s Entry Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program (PNP) GPA 3.8

Sigma Theta Tau Honors Society 600+ Contact Hours

Oral Comprehension: Passed with Distinction


Bachelor of Science in Cellular Molecular Biology GPA 3.6

Minor in Spanish

Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner NJ License Valid until May 2022, MN pending

Registered Nurse NJ License Valid until May 2022, MN pending

International Board Certified Lactation Consult In progress

BLS for Healthcare Providers, American Heart Association Valid until Dec 2020

PALS certified, American Heart Association Valid until Sept 2020

ACLS certified, American Heart Association Valid through July 2022

Nursing Assistant, Certified in Washington State August 2012


Hand in Hand Pediatrics Edgewater, NJ October 2019-present

• Primary care clinic, working with ages 0-18 years old completing well and sick visits.

• Independently delivering competent and effective patient centered care in line with families to manage acute and chronic illnesses and promote wellness.

• Prioritizing individual needs of the patient population and delivering care specific to needs based on age, race, culture, or impairment

• Completing 2-3 newborn visits per week. Educating parents on newborn care, lactation and discussing postpartum adjustment.

• Integrating education and research into daily practice and conferred with physician for clinical direction when appropriate

• Prescribing medication from Schedules II-VI in accordance with guidelines

Bayada Home Health Care, Saddle Brook, NJ July 2020 -present

• Home health clinic offering are to patients 0-20 years old with range of complications including developmental delays, GI deficiencies (NG tube feeds), seizures, respiratory disease, and infant reflux.

• Providing care in home based on patient condition and needs to promote wellness and optimizing health

• Completing assessment and referring to appropriate setting based on complications noted

• Alleviating suffering through nursing interventions and prescribed treatments and advocating for patient need if current treatment plans not adequate

• Documenting interventions and following individualized plan of care

• Educating patients and families on disease process and encouraging preventative care to achieve wellness

Facey Medical Group Mission Hills, CA March 2017- Sept 2018

• Primary care clinic, working with ages 0-18 years old completing well and sick visits

• Developed proficient skill in the diagnosis and treatment of various health problems at the primary care level

• Ordered and reviewed laboratory work and/or x-rays as indicated for patient assessment, and identified findings that required consultation, treatment, and/or referral

• Managed patient needs/questions between office visits; arranging for appropriate follow-up as needed and refilling medication when indicated

Center for Adolescent and Young Adult Health, Milford, MA August 2015 – Sept 2016

• Primary care office in the Milford area, serving all SES populations, races and genders age 9- 29

• Worked extensively with patients with complex diagnoses including eating disorders, anxiety/depression, ADHD, and GYN issues

• Formulated clinical decisions to manage acute and chronic illnesses and promote wellness in collaboration with patient and families goals


People’s Retirement Community, Tacoma, WA September 2012 – August 2013

Certified • Performed duties including: personal care (bathing, dressing, hygiene, and feeding), transferring, range of motion

Nursing exercises and taking vital signs

Assistant • Observed and reported any mental or physical changes to the supervising nurse

• Aided residents during end of life care

Tacoma General and Allenmore Hospitals, Tacoma, WA May 2011 – Sept 2012

Medical • Assisted physicians in completing electronic medical records

Scribe • Observed physicians and nurses in the Emergency Department during emergency scenarios of cardiac arrest, stroke, seizures, fractures, and asthma exacerbations

• Recoded patient’s history, review of systems, diagnostic findings, and final treatment course and plan

Clinical Observation Internship, Santiago, Chile June 2010 – July 2010

Intern • Evaluated and studied various department in both the public and private hospital systems

• Lectures in Spanish on a variety of topics including: major health problems in Chile, different treatment options available in Chilean hospitals, and care differences between public and private systems

• Intensive course in medical Spanish including how to complete a history and physical, body parts, and diseases


Graduate Nurses Association Board Member, Boston College May 2014 – May 2015

Publicity • Organize various social activities for the Graduate Nursing Association (GNA)

Co-Chair • Promote GNA activities through social media sources and fliers around campus

Merit Based Scholarship, Boston College January 2015

Athletic Leadership Award, University of Puget Sound May 2012

Northwest Conference Champions, University of Puget Sound March 2009 and 2012

Puget Sound President’s Scholarship, University of Puget Sound September 2008

J Dean King Scholarship, University of Puget Sound September 2008


Rene Gonzalez, MD

Supervision physician at Facey Medical Group

11333 Sepulveda Blvd

Mission Hills, CA 91345


Kathyrn Lee, MD

Supervision physician at Center for Adolescent & Young Adult Health

14 Prospect St

Milford, MA 01757


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