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Nurse Practitioner Registered

Location:
Encinitas, CA
Posted:
January 09, 2021

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Professional Summary

Dedicated and patient focused Family Nurse Practitioner with proven strengths in acute patient care, staff development and patient advocacy. Displays an exceptional aptitude to deliver positive patient outcomes in a fast-paced environment while simultaneously building productive relationships. Known for exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to manage competing priorities, as well as maintaining accurate and efficient documentation.

Skills

Advanced assessment skills and strong clinical judgment as a Nurse Practitioner

Suture and staple removal, venipuncture, and EKG interpretation

Bimanual pelvic examinations, Papanicolaou testing, and vaginal cultures

Computer proficiencies in MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook, and EPIC, Centricity, and Allscripts EMRs

Education

Post Masters Certificate, 08/2020

Azusa Pacific University, San Diego Regional Campus, San Diego, California

Family Nurse Practitioner Specialty

GPA 3.8

Master of Science in Nursing, 05/2017

Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, California

Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist

GPA 3.9, Sigma-Theta-Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 05/2017

National University, San Diego, California

GPA 3.9, Magna Cum Laude

Associate of Arts, 12/2008

Mira Costa College, Oceanside, California

Licensure

Family Nurse Practitioner, State of California, issued 12/2020, current

Clinical Nurse Specialist, issued 05/2017, current

Registered Nurse, State of California, issued 10/2010, current

Professional Experience

Clinical Faculty

University of San Diego, San Diego, California, 01/2018 to present

Adhere to college philosophy, curriculum, program outcomes, and course objectives through clinical teaching for students

Create student-centered assignments for each class to ensure maximum learning and knowledge retention

Coordinate clinical experiences and collaborate with facility staff in the clinical setting

Assign patients to student’s care based on clinical objectives for each session

Evaluate student clinical performance and provide constructive feedback throughout the term

Registered Nurse /Charge Nurse: Definitive Observation Unit / Medical-Surgical / Telemetry / PCU

Scripps Hospital, Encinitas, Encinitas, California, 10/2010 to present

Provide quality care to patients through the implementation of evidence-based nursing assessment, nursing diagnosis, interventions, and ongoing evaluation

Collaborate with health professionals and interdisciplinary team members throughout the organization and outpatient care facilities to ensure optimal patient outcomes

Recognize clinical changes in patient status and implement appropriate interventions with concise communication of assessment and plan of care to physician

Provide therapeutic listening and emotional support to patients and families while providing compassionate care

Contribute to strategic plans and initiatives to advance standards of care excellence, improve work flow processes and positively impact patient outcomes by serving on hospital wide Clinical Practice council and unit-based Quality council; leading projects on Medication Safety Patient Safety, Pressure Ulcers, and Falls

Professional Highlight: Emerging Leader Program Graduate

Clinical Practicums

Primary Care

oProvide compassionate primary care services including comprehensive and focused physical examinations, health assessments, diagnoses, and treatment plans across the lifespan

oEducate and guide patients on disease prevention and healthy lifestyle habits

oManage overall patient care, including acute illness such as upper respiratory infections, sinusitis, pharyngitis, allergies, influenzae, pneumonia, acute otitis media, back pain, dermatitis, cellulitis, and various chronic ailments, such as diabetes, hypertension, arthritis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and thyroid disorders as well as changes in lifestyle and development issues

Women’s Health

oSecure complete health histories including gynecologic, reproductive, contraceptive, medical, surgical, sexual, family health, and psychosocial systems

oFacilitate a comprehensive range of patient services and direct care including well-woman pelvic, abdominal, breast examinations, and STD/STI screenings

oOrder, perform, and interpret specific diagnostic tests and procedures including Papanicolaou smear, cultures, wet mounts, and urinalysis

Pediatrics

oConduct well-child exams, sports physicals, and complete health histories for pediatric patients of all developmental stages

oConfident in knowledge of growth and development, anticipatory guidance, the child family interaction, in addition to working with parents to address their fears, concerns and treatment options

oRecognition and management of common acute pediatric illnesses, pediatric pathological conditions, chronic illness and the effect of childhood illness on growth and development

Urgent Care

oFollow guidelines and protocols to deliver evidenced based treatment plans

oObtain medical history, perform both comprehensive and focused medical exams, diagnose, and treat medical conditions

oPerform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to include suturing and I&D of abscesses in collaboration with supervising physician

oPerform nebulizer treatments, I&D, splinting of extremities, laceration repairs, and woods lamp use

Certifications

American Nurses Credentialing Center, FNP-BC, issued 11/2020, current

American Nurses Credentialing Center, AGCNS-BC, issued 12/2017

American Heart Association, ACLS and BLS, both current

Public Health Certification, issued in 2011, current

National Institute of Health Stroke Scale, current

Affiliations

American Nurses Association

American Hospital Association,

American Society for Pain Management

California Association of Nurse Practitioners

Interests

Evidence-based research and quality improvement projects

I am into nutrition, health and fitness and enjoy competing in triathlons, including Ironman.

I love to run, bike, swim, hike, and fly-fish; I am fortunate to have fished in waters around the world

I have traveled and live in other countries, which sparked an interest in learning about many cultures and the beliefs, values, and religions within them.



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