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Nurse Practitioner Family

Location:
Rowlett, TX
Posted:
April 08, 2022

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BETTY THOMAS

***** ******** *****

Rowlett, TX **089

Mobile ph. # 469-***-****

Home ph# 972-***-****

adqqak@r.postjobfree.com

February 6, 2022

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES:

Texas Physician Primary Care Clinic, 9812 Lakeview Pkwy, Rowlett, TX 10/5/2020 to current

Family Nurse Practitioner

● Primary care practitioner provides primary health care for all the age group population: Newborn, Pediatrics, Adults, and Geriatric patients ( subjective, objective, assessment/ diagnosis, plan, prescribe medications ( excluding opioids), labs, imaging, referrals)

● Performs routine physicals for adults and pediatrics including sports physical and women wellness check including pap smear

● Document patient medical histories and symptoms using the EHR system

● Document physical exam using a template

● Create patient care plans and contribute to existing plans

● Order, administer and analyze diagnostic tests

● Diagnose health issues

● Detect changes in a patient’s health and change treatment plans as necessary

● Prescribe medicines and treatments

● Evaluate responses to treatments and medications

● Perform EKG, analyze it, and do the needful

● POC tests include strep tests, flu tests, RSV tests. and covid tests if needed

● Review Immtrack to keep vaccines updated

● Vitals including CBG and vitals check

● Newborn’s POC tests including Hb, lead tests, and PKU test

● Review Age Stage Questionaire and MCHAT screening

● ADHD eval and refer if needed

● Assess the developmental delays and refer to the Developmental pediatrician if necessary

● Assess the mental status including anxiety and depression, reveiew PHQ screenning, treat with meds and refer to psych therapy and specialist if needed

● Assess and evaluate the need for DME and referral if needed, PT/OT / ST consults

● Consult with healthcare professionals such as endocrinologists, cardiologists, pulmonologists etc; based on medical assessment

● Perform E visits/ virtual follow up ( phone and video call if needed, especially patients infected with mild symptoms covid-19 so that the exposure can be minimized

● Handoff verbal reports to EMS, ER / Urgent care upon transfer if needed

● Train patients and families on managing illnesses or injuries and disease prevention

● Consult and management over the phone, answering after-hours phone calls from patients including weekends

Consult with the pharmacists if needed, also apply for PA for meds if needed

● Refers patients to specialized physicians when conditions exceed the scope of practice

● Educate and emphasizes patients on preventive screenings and order for colonoscopy/ colo-guard, mammogram, bone density test, PSA, and perform pap smear Texas Physician associates clinic Primary clinic - Dallas, TX Apr 2019-May 2020

(Pandemic crisis))

Family Nurse Practitioner

● Primary care practitioners provide primary health care mainly for adults and geriatric patients ( subjective, objective, assessment/ diagnosis, plan, prescribe medications including opioids, labs, imaging, referrals)

● During Pandemic crisis, provided care using Kareo telemedicine video conference and answered to phone text messages from patients

● Perform physical exams and patient observations

● Record patient medical histories and symptoms, used Athena and Kareo EMR

● Create patient care plans and contribute to existing plans

● Order, administer and analyze diagnostic tests

● Monitor and operate medical equipment

● Diagnose health issues

● Detect changes in a patient’s health and change treatment plans as necessary

● Prescribe medicines and treatments

● Evaluate responses to treatments and medications

● Consult with healthcare professionals

● Train patients and families on managing illnesses or injuries and disease prevention

● Consult and management over the phone, answering after-hours phone calls from patients Record patient medical histories and symptoms

● Referred patients to specialized physicians when conditions exceed the scope of practice. Wellmed Family clinic - Mesquite, TX May 2017 to April 2019 Family Nurse Practitioner

● Primary care practitioners providing primary care mainly to adults and geriatrics Medicare (both traditional and advantage) patients

● Emphasized on the importance of preventive care to patients and referred accordingly for the procedures/ tests such as eye exam, mammogram, colonoscopy, X Rays and labs ● Referred patients with serious conditions to urgent care facilities.

● Performed in-office diagnostic testing for cholesterol and diabetes; specific conditions such as strep, UTI, mono, and flu; and lung function, interpreting results to patients.

● Documented patients’ medical information (subjective, objective, assessment/ diagnosis, plan, prescriptions, labs, imaging, referrals) in EMR system ( E- clinical works) . ● Create patient care plans and contribute to existing plans

● Order, administer and analyze diagnostic

tests

● Monitor and operate medical equipment

● Diagnose health issues

● Detect changes in a patient’s health and change treatment plans as necessary

● Formulate a plan of care, treatments

● Evaluate responses to treatments and medicines

● Consult with healthcare professional

● Train patients and families on managing illnesses or injuries and disease prevention

● Consult and management over the phone, answering after-hours phone calls from patients

Parkland hospital - Dallas, TX March 2016 to February 2017 NP ( diabetes) Chronic ( endocrinology)

● Treated both inpatient and outpatients population with diabetes

● Reviewed all the diabetic consult patients’ medical information

● Performed hospital rounds and assessed all the patients that were referred to the diabetes consult team

● Create patient care plans and contribute to existing plans

● Order, administer and analyze diagnostic tests

● Monitor and operate medical equipment

● Documented patients’ medical information (subjective, objective, assessment/ diagnosis, plan, diabetic medications/ insulin regimen, discharger plan) in EMR system *( Epic) ● Performed virtual follow up via audio calls

● Dealt with the epic messages regarding patient care and follow up

● Detect changes in a patient’s health and change treatment plans as necessary

● Administer medicines and treatments

● Evaluate responses to treatments and medications

● Consult with healthcare professionals and the primary team who consulted patients to the diabetes team

● Collaborate with floor nurses and physicians about the plan of care and diabetic team recommendations

● Train patients and families on managing diabetes complications and prevention

● Consult and management over the phone, answering after-hours phone calls from patients

● Performed in-office diagnostic testing for cholesterol, thyroid conditions, and diabetes Parkland hospital - Dallas, TX December 2010- March 2016 Case Manager - Surgery / Medicine Dept

● Assessed and assisted with the case management needs of Dallas county patients in collaboration with SW

● Coordinate and facilitate patient care through assessment, evaluation, planning, and implementation

● Communicate patient needs to a variety of care team members and follow up accordingly

● Work collaboratively with patients, families, physicians, and nurses to ensure high-quality care

● Facilitated safe and cost-effective discharge

● Act as the patient's advocate as it relates to insurance coverage and financial assistance

● Maintain the patient's comprehensive clinical record through detailed documentation

● Coordinate with third party payors ( insurance companies ) on a regular basis

● Assisted in ordering and delivering essential DMEs Parkland hospital - Dallas, TX July 2002- December 2010 Registered Nurse

● Provided nursing care for patients on various med-Surg floor ENT, CVTS, NEUROSURGERY, ORTHO, OPTHALMOLOGY and Medicine pts

● Assisted nursing care in collaboration with other professionals and paramedical staff

● Performed charge nurse jobs and delegated assignments

● Helped with the discharge planning process

● Determined clinical needs of diverse patients

● Established and maintained long-term, quality relationships with relatives of the patient to effectively communicate every important aspect of the health care

● Took charge of assigning patients, reviewing records to assess their medical conditions, and directing physicians to schedule therapy, as necessary

● Worked collaboratively with dieticians, home health teams, occupational/physical therapy teams, and other healthcare teams to determine if patients are going to be discharged home

● Administer medications, provide vaccinations and render treatment to pediatric patients

● Communicate with physicians, LPNs, radiologists, and other medical professionals ● Collaborate with physicians to create a Plan of Care for each patient

● Consider the age of the patient and his or her emotional stability when determining appropriate treatment

● Create and contribute to patients' medical records as needed

● Respond to inquiries, concerns, and complaints from patients

● Track and maintain medical supply inventory along with other staff members

● Counsel patients and family members before, during, and after treatment LTAC- Mesquite, TX March 2007- March 2008

Registered Nurse PRN

● Provided care to patients with chronic conditions and prolonged or incurable illnesses

● Assisted physicians and other medical professionals with treatment and illness management

● Established and maintained long-term, quality relationships with relatives of the patient to effectively communicate every important aspect of the health care

● Documented patients’ medical information in the EMR system

● Administer medicines and treatments

● Evaluate responses to treatments and medications

● Train patients and families on managing illnesses or injuries and disease prevention

● Wound care ( Regular and wound vac machine)

Paramount Home health- Sunnyvale, TX 2011 Home health Nurse PRN

● Assess and chart observations of the patient's condition at each visit

● Complete evaluation tasks, including reviewing medication and vital signs

● Administer Physician-prescribed medication

● Dress or redress wounds and assess the healing progress

● Provide education to patients and families on proper home health care procedures and strategies

● Coordinate with physicians, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other individuals in the patient's care plan

● Keep the patient comfortable through palliative care

● Recommend tools or devices that may improve the quality of life for the patient Fr. Muller's medical hospital, MANGALORE, INDIA January 1999- December 2001 Staff nurse and floor manager

● Provided nursing care patients in med-surg, cardiac unit/ telemetry, stroke unit and psych floorsPerformed as charge nurse and bedside nurse

● Educated patients

● Medication administration

● Assisted with ADLs

● Assisted with physician rounds and carried out orders

● Delegation of assignments and patient care duties

● Assisted families to cope up with the situation

EDUCATION :

● Doctorate degree in Nursing Practice/ Advanced leadership- Chamberlain University

(March 2016-October 2017)

● MSN with Family NP-C - Texas Woman's University Dallas, TX ( August 2012- May 2015)-

● BSN - Fr. Muller's College of Nursing ( December 1994 to February 1999) CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES:

● Doctorate in Nursing Practice

● MSN with NURSE PRACTITIONER ( Family NP) (License No: AP128913)

● Active NPI ( DEA expired in 11/2021)

● TX RN ( License No:686117)

● Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN),

● Active ACLS and CPR

SKILLS:

● Primary Care Experience (5 years)

● EMR(15+ years)

● Nursing Care Experience ( 20 + years)\

● Case Management (6 years)

● Medication Administration

● Wound care

EMR skills;

● EHR Nextgen

● Epic

● EClinicalWorks (ECW)

● Kareo ( including telemedicine)

● Athena

● Care 360

● Practice fusion

Referrals : Upon request



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