YOLANDA OWENS, RN, MSN, FNP-BC
Over 15+ years of experience as a dedicated healthcare professional.
Experience in common procedures and documentation required for providers in ambulatory health care settings.
Proficientat performing a wide range of nursing functions, including assessing patient’s conditions, reviewing medical histories, ordering lab and imaging tests, diagnosing illnesses, formulating treatment plans, prescribing and administering medications/therapies, and counseling/educating patients and families.
Ability to perform minor outpatient procedures, such as pap smears, sutures, splints, staples, and laceration repair.
Committed to building positive relationships with patients, family members, and other healthcare professionals.
Demonstrates therapeutic communication with patients and maintains composure under stress.
Work well as an interdisciplinary team member or autonomously.
Treats each patient with empathy, dignity, and respect.
Advocate for improved access, quality, safe and cost-effective health care.
AREAS OF EXPERIENCE
Adult/Geriatric Care ● Pediatric Care ● Women’s Health
Family Nurse Practitioner Clinical Rotations July 2019-December 2020
Rotations included: Adult/Geriatric, Pediatrics and Women’s Health (OB/GYN)
Assessed patient’s acute and or chronic conditions using medical history, patient vital
signs, physical evaluation, symptoms, diagnostic tests and more.
Identified specific diagnoses and developed an appropriate plan of treatment.
Interpreted patient symptoms and treated common chronic and acute physical and mental
conditions by administering pharmacological treatment when necessary, recommending
lifestyle changes and nonpharmacologic treatment and ordering therapy for patients when
Ensured proper illness and injury care and disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and
Examined and treated patients independently and in collaboration with other
health care professionals
Career Gap: September 2014-June 2019
Stopped working to take care of my father, then returned to school. Father’s care including managing TPN, G-tube, small bowel fistula, and multiple chronic conditions/diseases.
Registered Nurse/Nurse Manager March 2003-September 2014
Worked in and/or managed following ambulatory areas:
oPediatrics, Adolescents Medicine, Family Medicine, OB-GYN, Allergy, Internal Medicine, and GI specialty.
Served as part of the interdisciplinary team; responsible for various components of care which included family education, inter-facility transport, attendance at deliveries, assistance with surgical procedures, and diagnostic evaluations.
Plan, organize, and oversee staff to provide patient care; evaluate care and ensured customer satisfaction; oversee the department’s daily staffing requirements; orient clinical staff to them job responsibilities; and provide leadership in clinical problem solving.
Successfully resolve patient problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.
Provided and coordinated patient care, educated patients/families, ordered, interpret, and
evaluated diagnostic tests to assess/ identify patient’s condition and possible treatment plan.
Carried out nursing duties as needed
Provided support in designing, implementing, and evaluating quality assurance activities for the department and organization.
Continually consulted and coordinated with healthcare team members to assess, plan,
implement, and evaluate plan of care, to obtain optimal health for each assigned patient
Assisted and provided support /clinical input with EMR roll-out.
EDUCATION & TRAINING
AANP certification 2021
Master of Science in Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner 2020
University of Phoenix
Bachelor of Science in Nursing 2010
University of Phoenix
Associate Degree in Nursing 2003
Riverside Community College