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Nurse Practitioner Registered

Independence, KS
April 30, 2021

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Independence, KS 67301


Board certified with 11 years of experience in advanced practice nursing, including primary and specialty healthcare. Innovative healthcare professional and relentless patient advocate with special expertise on public health issues and management of acute and chronic illnesses. Focus on health education, preventive care, and management of disease processes. Strengths include independent practice and well equipped for flexibility in work and diverse environments. SKILLS

Preventive medicine Patient assessment

Annual examination coordination Primary and specialty healthcare Occupational Medicine Wound Care

Immunization administration Healthcare education


Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, Johns Hopkins University, Mar 2012 - Current, Tulsa, OK

Ordered diagnostic laboratory tests for evaluation and management and interpreted results.

Evaluated, stabilized, and determined disposition of patients with emergent conditions.

Compiled available information and developed successful treatment plans to reduce symptoms and address underlying conditions.

Completed routine and annual examinations to spot untreated problems such as high blood pressure.

Reviewed patients' self-reported symptoms, clinical presentations, and laboratory reports to accurately diagnose presenting conditions. Prescribed diagnostic tests to assess patients' conditions. Educated patients about potential side effects of prescribed treatment regimens as well as identified interactions and contraindications. Helped patients locate important health care resources, including community-based programs and digital tools for tracking conditions. Offered patients personalized information about proper treatments for diseases and ways to reduce individual risk factors for complications. Administered immunizations to protect patients against seasonal viruses and surging infections


Managed and independently ran an occupational medicine clinic for on-site workers. Managed injuries and referred for further testing, evaluation as indicated. Completed all on-site drug testing and occupational testing as required by the employer.

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, Cardiology Clinic of Muskogee, Oct 2010 - Mar 2012, Muskogee, OK

Promoted health and protection from disease and monitored and managed illnesses and injuries of patients in inpatient and outpatient settings. Delivered primary, acute, and specialty healthcare through assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of illnesses and injuries.

Ordered diagnostic laboratory tests for evaluation and management and interpreted results.

Evaluated, stabilized, and determined disposition of patients with emergent conditions.

Assessed immediate and long-range health care needs of clients and pinpointed care plans.

Followed patients after discharge and evaluated and managed recovery period, including postoperative complications.

Managed and treated sexually transmitted infections and performed well woman exams.

Arranged referrals for specialized patient care to treat complex problems such as cancer and advanced heart disease.

RN, Coffeyville Regional Medical Center, Jan 2007 - Oct 2010, Coffeyville, KS Informed physicians of changes in patient conditions and nursing needs. Educated patients and families on conditions, treatments, and possible outcomes. Identified deviations and wellness changes and made recommendations, adjustments, and reports.

Complied with HIPAA guidelines in all areas of work Recognized changes requiring nursing intervention and implemented appropriate care.

Monitored, recorded, and reported symptoms or changes in patients' conditions. Administered medications to patients and monitored patient vital signs while working in the ICU and ER

Home Health Registered Nurse, Mercy Health Systems, Aug 2001 - Jan 2007, Independence, KS

Facilitated admission, case management, and follow-up skilled nursing visits to treat home health patients.

Educated patients about health maintenance and disease prevention to improve long-term outcomes.

Implemented patient care plan in conjunction with patient and family to achieve optimal problem resolution.

Developed written plan of care in accordance with patients' diagnosis, family needs, and physician orders.

Administered nursing care in accordance with established strategies, including Aug 2010

Aug 2008

May 1993

therapies, teaching, and counseling to achieve treatment goals. Coordinated across disciplines to implement home health care plans. Coordinated resources to manage care plans and achieve stated outcomes. Evaluated physical, psychosocial, and environmental needs at each visit to maintain optimal care levels.

Conferred with physician to develop treatment plan based on physician's orders and initial patient assessment.

Modified written plan of care to account for changing patient conditions. Assessed patient condition during visits and charted observations and vital signs to spearhead medication review.

Completed comprehensive assessment of patient, caregiver, and living situation to determine care needs.

Interacted with patients, families, and cross-disciplinary teams to facilitate safe and conducive patient care.

Helped coordinate discharge plans for patients reaching long-term plateaus or specific care goals.


Master of Science, Nursing

University of Kansas Medical Center - Kansas City, KS Bachelor of Science, Nursing

University of Kansas Medical Center - Kansas City, KS Associate of Science, Nursing

Neosho County Community College - Chanute, KS

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