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Registered Nurse Practitioner

Cordova, TN
December 26, 2020

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OBJECTIVE I am seeking a position as an Advanced Practice Nurse that will allow me to utilize my leadership, medical knowledge, and excellent critical thinking skills to provide health surveillance, disease prevention, and urgent/primary care while improving patient outcomes and quality of life. I am a self-motivated professional who is accustomed to accountability and responsibility. My goal is to provide high quality, cost effective medical care for my community


Post MSN-FNP Certificate

Loewenberg College of Nursing; Memphis, Tennessee

Graduation: May 2016

Masters in Nursing Executive

Loewenberg College of Nursing; Memphis, Tennessee

Graduation: August 2013

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Loewenberg College of Nursing; Memphis, Tennessee

Graduation: May 2010

LICENSURE Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, State of Tennessee, #22433, Active

Registered Nurse, State of Tennessee, #177354, Active

CERTIFICATIONS American Association of Nurse Practitioners, FNP-C, #F126048, Current

American Heart Association Health Care Provider, CPR, Current

PROFILE - Excellent communication skills involving all levels of healthcare team, patients, and patient


- Strong leadership skills within clinical practice

- Exceptional knowledge base for the diagnosis and treatment of patients’ illnesses

- Comprehensive skills in computer documentation and scheduling systems

- Fundamental skill set pertaining to healthcare finance and accounting

- Broad knowledge base of medical equipment and pharmaceuticals

- Provides critical thinking skills beneficial in the analysis, planning, application, and follow-up

of patient care


Adult Health Practicum Memphis, TN Spring 2015

Complete Health Care, Brenda Heffner APN

-Assessment and diagnosis of acute and chronic illnesses

-Initiated and implemented pharmacological treatments and alternative therapies with close monitoring

-Provided evidence based treatment and health surveillance to a patient population across a life span ranging from adolescent to geriatric.

-Performed preventative therapies such as physicals and gynecological exams

-Reviewed and interpreted labs and other diagnostic testing

Women’s/OB-GYN Practicum Memphis, TN Fall 2015

Bartlett Women’s Clinic, Dr. Rye Estepp

-Performed preventative therapies such a pap smears, pelvic exams, and breast exams

-Educated patients about forms of birth control, prenatal care, and family planning

-Examined patient’s post cesareans, and hysterectomies

-Monitored fetal heart tones and fundus heights

Pediatric Health Practicum West Memphis, Arkansas & Marian, Arkansas Fall 2015

Graham Comprehensive Healthcare, Dr. Gloria Graham APN

Phillips Family Healthcare, Teddy Phillips APN

-Administered required immunizations

-Performed school physicals, sports physicals, and annual check-ups

-Diagnosed, treated, and monitored acute and chronic conditions of the population

Residency Memphis, TN Spring 2016

Complete Health Care, Dr. Ralph Taylor

-Utilized comprehensive approach in to promote health wellness to population range from 18-100 years of age

-Diagnosed and treated patients after examining and gathering full diagnostic analysis

-Analyzed and evaluated clinical findings though physicals, labs, diagnostic procedures, test, patient histories, and interviews

-Managed chronic illness ranging from diabetes, hyperlipidemia, hypertension etc.

-Initialized patients on appropriate medical regiment with newly diagnosed illnesses such as diabetes or hypertension

-Monitored patients continuously for effectiveness of prescribed regiments and made changes accordingly.

-Point of Care Testing

-Educated and Counseled each patient about their illness and resources

-Performed extensive foot exams on all diabetic patients

-Performed Mini-Mental Exam on elderly patients per insurance requirements

-Made referrals as needed

-Coded patient care appropriately to ensure correct billing and reimbursement

EXPERIENCE Infectious Disease Consultants Memphis, TN March 2020-Present

Advance Practice Nurse: Rounding Nurse Practitioner

-Assess, treat, and develop treatment plans based on evidence practice for patient’s ranging from 13-100.

-Interpret labs, blood culture, surgical cultures, sputum cultures, wound cultures, diagnostic imaging, and interviews etc to evaluate and treat patients appropriately

-Manage acute illness such as osteomyelitis, pneumonia, cellulitis, different organism including but not limited to MRSA, E.coli, MSSA, etc.

-Educate patients on current illnesses, and medication regimens

-Monitor closely antibiotic therapy and wound care for efficacy through labs and physical presentation

-Assist in arrangement of outpatient follow up appointments or diagnostic evaluations depending on needs of patient

Methodist Minor Med Memphis, TN July 2018-Present

Advanced Practice Nurse: Urgent Care Provider

-Assess, diagnose, and develop treatment plans based on evidence based practice for patients ranging from 6 months – 100 years of age

-Interpret laboratory studies, diagnostic imaging, diagnostic procedures, physicals, and interviews to evaluate and treat patients appropriately.

-Manage acute illnesses ranging from minor cuts, scrapes, falls, sprains, strains, sinusitis, pneumonia, fractures, repairs of lacerations, and incision and drainage of abscesses etc.

-Point of Care teaching

-Educate patients on prevention, current illnesses, medication regimens, and available resources.

-Participate in customer service and retention plans through surveys and ensuring satisfaction of patients

-Ensure proper documentation for correct billing and reimbursement

-Provide quality care while remaining cost effective

Methodist University Memphis, TN August 2017-Present

Advanced Practice Nurse: Discharge Nurse Practitioner

-Assess, diagnose, develop and implement treatment plans, and prescribe medications based on evidence based practice for patients ranging from 18-100 years of age

-Analyze and evaluate clinical findings through physicals, labs, diagnostic procedures, test, patient histories, and interviews

-Manage chronic illness such as diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, anemia, CHF, etc.

-Manage acute illness such as stroke, MI, muscle strains, falls, encephalopathy, etc.

-Point of Care Teaching

-Educate and Counsel patient on illness, medication regimen, and resources

-Review and interpret labs and other diagnostic testing

-Assist physicians with discharging patients through ensuring proper follow up appointments have been arranged, medications have been reconciled, all necessary test and diagnostic work have been completed and interpreted, and proper medications are given prior to leaving the facility.

-Assess stability and readiness of patient to discharge from facility

-Assist in arrangement of outpatient follow up appointments or diagnostic evaluations depending on needs of patient.

St. Francis- Bartlett Bartlett, TN July 2014-Present

Registered Nurse: Medical Surgical and Oncology Unit

- Utilize clinical judgment skills and knowledge to ensure quality patient care

- Implement cost effective nursing care

- Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to facilitate best practice and care

- Develop patient care plans and educate patients about their conditions and expected outcomes

- Discharge and admit patients by collecting pertinent patient histories and addressing

needs (social, medical, etc.)

Methodist University Memphis, TN February 2011-August 2017

Patient Care Coordinator: Nephrology/Palliative Care/Medical Surgical Telemetry Unit: 18 bed

Medical Surgical Telemetry Unit: 21 bed

-Responsible for patient outcomes and length of stays for unit

-Provides quality care for adult medical surgical patients, palliative care patients, gerontology patients, and special needs patients

-Ensure collaborative plan of care implementation by Registered Nurses and multidisciplinary teams

-Develop and maintain cohesive working relationship with staff and leadership team

-Direct communication with administrators, doctors, and associates to ensure best patient care and practice

-Conducts associate evaluations and periodic feedback/development, and educational updates

-Implements quality care models per facility policies

-Contributes to the management of finances by ensuring proper utilization of budget

-Staff advocate for needs of unit ranging from supplies, staffing or budgeting

-Scheduling of nurses, medical assistants, and unit secretary to ensure safe patient care

-Preceptor for graduate nurses

-Clinical Educator for dedicated education unit established through the University of Memphis

Methodist University Memphis, TN July 2010-February 2011

Charge Nurse: Nephrology and Pulmonary Unit

-Utilized clinical judgment skills and knowledge to deploy quality patient care

-Facilitated nursing assignments and managed clinical issues as charge nurse

-Maintained responsibility of 6 patients in addition to 3-4 nurses, 2 medical assistants, and unit coordinator

-Discharged and admitted patients by collecting pertinent patient histories and addressing needs (social, medical, etc.)

-Continuous collaboration with multidisciplinary teams about patient care and outcomes

-Developed patient care plans and educated patients

-Preceptor for new graduate and transitional nursing associates

-Clinical Teacher for University of Memphis Students-Dedicated Educational Unit

-Preceptor for new nursing associates

AFFLIATIONS American Academy of Nurse Practitioner 2016- Present

Greater Memphis Area Advanced Practice Nurses 2016- Present

American Organization of Nurse Executives 2013- Present

The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau 2012 -Present

Nursing Service Organization 2010- Present

REFERENCES Available upon request.

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