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Nurse Practitioner

Location:
Evergreen, AL
Posted:
October 20, 2022

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MELISSA DAWN FULLER

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334-***-****

ads39l@r.postjobfree.com

Evergreen, Alabama 36854

Career Objective

Detail-oriented entry level Family Nurse Practitioner with excellent

communication, interpersonal and creative thinking skills.

Aiming to leverage my abilities to successfully fill the vacancy

at your company.

Experience

REGISTERED NURSE

AB STAFFING — Gilbert, AZ

May 2022 - Jun 2022

• Travel Correctional RN with Alabama Department of Corrections

• Consultation and coordination with healthcare team members to plan, implement, or evaluate patient care plans.

• Order, interpret, and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's condition.

• Perform physical examinations to make tentative diagnoses.

• Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients' conditions.

• Utilization of computers to complete necessary patient charts and documentation on patients' progress.

• Proper infection control procedures implementation to prevent or stop spread of infections.

RN, EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

JACK HUGHSTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL — Phenix City, AL

Jun 2019 - Feb 2022

• Consultation and coordination with healthcare team members to plan, implement, or evaluate patient care plans.

• Preparation of patients for examinations, procedures and treatments and assisted healthcare professionals.

• Development individualized plan of care to perform appropriate treatments as ordered by physician.

• Maintain and enhance knowledge of public health concerns through attendance at workshops, meetings, specialty clinics and classes.

• Maintain accurate records and charts related to medications and treatments according to policies, procedures, and physician orders.

• Report symptoms, condition changes and vital signs to primary care doctors, patients, and families.

• Initiation of resuscitative measures to reduce disability and death from acute circulatory and respiratory emergencies.

• Maintain confidentiality in patient matters to comply with HIPAA guidelines and measures.

• Obtain specimens and performance of EKG tests using proper techniques and procedures.

• Perform ongoing patient assessments, notifying supervising clinician of abnormal findings.

OPERATING ROOM MANAGER, RN

HUGHSTON SURGICAL CENTER — Columbus, GA

Feb 2016 - Jun 2019

• Liaised with multidisciplinary teams to organize and coordinate health and care services to meet patients' complex care needs.

• Management of orthopedic surgical procedures and equipment

• Establishment of work schedules and assignments for staff, accorded to workload, space and equipment availability.

• Active recruitment, hiring and training of personnel.

• Establishment of objectives and evaluative and operational criteria for units managed.

• Preparation of activity reports to inform management of status and implementation plans of programs, services, and quality initiatives.

• Supervision and evaluation of work activities of medical, nursing, technical, clerical, service, maintenance, and other personnel.

• Analyze facility activities and data to aid planning and cash and risk management and to improve service utilization.

• Conduct staff meetings to relay general information or to address specific topics.

• Preparation of operating suites with sterile instruments, equipment, and supplies.

CLINICAL ASSESSMENT MANAGER

AMEDYSIS — Columbus, GA

Feb 2015 - Feb 2016

• Review and submit OASIS Assessments, including Start of Care, Resumption of Care, and Recertification of patients

• Assist Field Clinicians, including RN, LPN, PT, OT, ST, and MSW with education of identifying the appropriate information needed to correctly document the OASIS assessment form for patients.

• Create the 485/486 documentation for presentation to the admitting physician.

• Assigning the appropriate MD definitive diagnosis codes for each case utilizing ICD-10.

• Liaison between clinical staff and management for legal compliance with OASIS submission.

• Maintain patient charts and confidential files. Complied with HIPPA regulations regarding patient information, charts, and medical information.

OPERATING ROOM MANAGER, RN

JACK HUGHSTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL — Phenix City, AL

May 2008 - Apr 2015

• Supervision of 35 practitioners and employees, led recruiting, and hiring, managed employee review process and ensured compliance with state and federal regulations.

• Monitor post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit.

• Development and maintenance of quality care systems and standards, including but not limited to, creating, and improving medical protocols/guidelines.

• Participation in unit-based Quality Assurance Program.

• Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.

• Performance all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.

• Implementation of new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.

• Management of medical support personnel.

• Monitor unit budget to ensure financial objectives were met.

• Coordinate the review, revision, and creation of Operational Policies within Operating Room

• Maintain patient charts and confidential files.

• Implementation of continuing education and orientation education to new hire employees.

• Maintain confidential employee files

Education

MASTER OF SCIENCE (M.S.) IN PRIMARY CARE NURSE PRACTITIONER

May 22 AUBURN UNIVERSITY — Auburn, AL

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (B.S.) IN NURSING

May 14 TROY STATE UNIVERSITY — Phenix City, AL

ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE (A.S.) IN NURSING

May 07 SOUTHERN UNION STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE — Wadley, AL

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (B.S.) IN HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

Jun 97 TROY STATE UNIVERSITY — Phenix City, AL

• Awards & Honors

• Cum laude

Skills

• Orthopedic Surgery Experience/Aftercare

• Joint and Trigger Point Injection

• Excellent Communication

• Problem-Solving

• Teamwork

• Attention to Detail

Certifications

• APRN, FNP-C, State of Alabama, License #1-112786

• APRN, FNP-C, State of Florida, License #11022480

• Multi-state Registered Nurse, State of Alabama, License # 1-112786

• Advanced Injection Training

• PALS

• BLS

• ACLS

References

References available upon request



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