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Reynoldsburg, OH
Posted:
October 23, 2022

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Kelly P LaPointe

**** ******** ** ************, **** 43068

Mobile: 614-***-**** Email: ads5nz@r.postjobfree.com Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Advanced Practice Experience

My Psychiatric Partner Dublin, Ohio

● Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

● Feb 2021- Present

Contract position performing fulltime outpatient care of patients via telehealth format including comprehensive evaluations, follow up, med management, collaboration, lab order and review. At Your Door Visiting Health Care Services Gahanna, Ohio

● Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

● Aug 2020-Jan 2021

Performed comprehensive psychiatric evaluations, follow ups, labs, psychotropic medication management and collaboration with other members of team to provider care to individuals with mental illness in Assisted and Independent living settings both in person and via telehealth format. Sun Behavioral Health Columbus, Ohio

● Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

● Nov 2019 -July 2020

Provided psychiatric care on an 18-bed acute inpatient unit providing care for adult patients requiring rapid stabilization of mania, psychosis, chemical dependency, depression, anxiety and personality disorders. Performed comprehensive psychiatric evaluations, follow up, collaboration, treatment team, labs and psychotropic medication management.

River Vista Behavioral Health Columbus, Ohio

● Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

● Aug 2019-Nov 2019

Provided psychiatric care on an acute inpatient unit providing care for adult patients requiring rapid stabilization of mania, psychosis, chemical dependency, depression, anxiety and personality disorders. Performed comprehensive psychiatric evaluations, follow up, collaboration, treatment team, labs and psychotropic medication management.

Sun Behavioral Health Columbus, Ohio

● Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Student

● September 2018- May 2019

Provided psychiatric care on an 18-bed acute inpatient unit providing care for adult patients requiring rapid stabilization of mania, psychosis, chemical dependency, depression, anxiety and personality disorders. Performed comprehensive psychiatric evaluations, follow up, collaboration, treatment team, labs and psychotropic medication management.

Kelly LaPointe, Page Two

Mobile: 614-***-**** Email: ads5nz@r.postjobfree.com PROFESSIONAL NURSING

EXPERIENCE

Staff Nurse

Sun Behavioral Health Columbus Ohio

● Jan 2019 -July 2019

● Provided inpatient psychiatric crisis stabilization of adult patients experiencing psychosis, mania, chemical dependency and anxiety disorders

● Coordinated with the psychiatric and medical treatment team to provide appropriate input and effectively plan treatment for the patient

● Used evidence-based practice guidelines and knowledge gained in advanced pharmacology coursework to provide safe medication administration and assess for both common and life-threatening side effects of psychotropic and other medications. Provided thorough medication education to patients.

● Worked to establish therapeutic relationships to promote and maintain therapeutic milieu, verbally de-escalate patients and to prevent unit crisis

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Ohio State Medical Center East: The following positions were held from Feb 2008 to Sept. 2018 over 10-year span: Staff Nurse

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Columbus, Ohio Emergency Room Neuro Psychiatric Unit

● Jan. 2017- Sept. 2018

● Provided nursing care and management for psychiatric patients presenting in acute crises.

● Coordinated with the psychiatric and medical treatment teams to provide appropriate input and effectively plan treatment for patients.

● Used evidenced based practice guidelines and knowledge gained in advanced pharmacology coursework to provide safe medication administration and assess for both common and life- threatening side effects of psychotropic and other medications. Provided medication education to patients.

● Worked to establish therapeutic relationships to promote and maintain therapeutic milieu, promote the ability to verbally deescalate patients and prevent unit crisis.

● Assured safe transfer of patients to inpatient facilities in a timely manner. Lead Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Columbus, OH

● Jan. 2012- Jan. 2017

● Conferred with health care professionals including physicians and midlevel providers on completeness, optimum capture of all diagnoses present on admit, and accuracy of notes to improve quality of documentation record, improve quality of patient care, and optimize severity of illness/ risk of mortality scores.

● Performed self-directed analysis of needs of department and physician teams. Development of ongoing education for inpatient physician services and fellow CDI colleagues regarding clinical documentation such as coding, DRG assignment, and quality indicators.

● Assisted in training new hires to the position.

● Provided ongoing continuing education to providers on quality documentation for the services I covered which included MICU, Trauma, and the Burn units.

Patient Care Coordinator( Staff Nurse)

Ohio State University Harding Hospital Columbus, Ohio

● May 2010- Jan 2012

● Provided primary nursing care for children through geriatric patients with mental health diagnoses.

● Lead support groups and educational classes for both acute inpatient and outpatient clientele in subjects related to diagnoses, medications and emotional health to promote long term well -being.

● Provided pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment of various mental health disorders via evidenced based protocols.

Kelly LaPointe, Page Three

Mobile: 614-***-**** Email: ads5nz@r.postjobfree.com

● Collaboratedwith team and providers to promote best patient outcomes.

● Coauthored Research project with unit Director and developed poster presentation.

● Served as an Active member of the Unit Leadership Committee.

● Served as active member of Shared Governance Evidence-Based Practice Committee. Patient Care Coordinator ( Staff Nurse)

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Columbus, Ohio

● Sept 2008- May 2010

● Staff Nurse with care of patients undergoing simple to complex procedures in the Interventional Radiology unit.

● Performed preoperative assessment, teaching and assessed readiness..

● Performed Moderate Sedation administration, monitoring, documentation and evaluation.

● Performed post procedure recovery, teaching and was responsible for safe patient transfer or discharge.

● ACLS certification

Patient Care Coordinator

OSU Medical Center East Columbus, Ohio

● Feb 2008-Sept 2008

● Staff RN in ICU and Preoperative Units. Crossed trained in PACU. Expertise with sheath removal, IABP, Ventilators, Trachs, Temporary Pacemakers, PA Catheters, Arterial lines, CVP, Pronator, and All Critical Care Drips.

● Responsible for total care of acutely ill medical and surgical patients

● Preceptor/ Charge nurse

Manager of ICU and High -Observation Units

Select Specialty Hospital Victorian Village Columbus, OH

● Nov 2006- Feb 2008

● Successfully opened a new 24 bed ICU/HIOBS unit with 24/7 unit responsibility. Completed hiring of all staff. Implemented all staff education. Conducted performance reviews and implemented performance improvement plans as required.

● Provided leadership and served as a clinical resource to frontline staff.

● Collaborated with physicians and midlevel providers to create all unit nursing guidelines and standards of care for the new units.

● Effectively staffed 3 hospitals when serving as staffing manager via rotating schedule.

● Taught EKG classes to all new hires, system wide.

● Quality Team board member. Analyzed and identified performance areas for improvement via benchmarking. Developed performance improvement activities. Charge Nurse/ Care Manager

Mount Carmel East Hospital Columbus OH

● June 1997- Nov 2006

● Total care of critically ill cardiac and medical ICU patients. Served as Charge nurse and preceptor 8 years in CCU/MICU

● Care Manager for newly opened 44 bed CCU for 1 year. Responsible for daily smooth operation of the unit including staffing, scheduling, timely throughput, assignments, and assuring that the educational needs of staff were met.

● Served as resource and leader for frontline staff,

● Expertise with sheath removal, IABP, Ventilators, Trach care, Temporary Pacemakers, PA Catheters, Arterial lines, CVP, Pronator Prisma and All Critical Care Drips Staff Nurse

Fairfield Medical Center Lancaster, Ohio

● Dec 1996- May 1997

Kelly LaPointe, Page Four

Mobile: 614-***-**** Email: ads5nz@r.postjobfree.com

● Responsible for nursing care management of emergency room patients from infancy through geriatric, simple illness through complex critical care.

Staff Nurse

Licking Memorial Hospital Newark, OH

● Jan 1994- December 1996

● Responsible for nursing Care of critically ill patients in the CCU and ER environments Staff Nurse

Coshocton Health Care Center Coshocton, Ohio

● July 1993- Jan 1994

● Responsible for nursing care management of residents in skilled nursing setting in extended care facility.

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

The Ohio State University College of Nursing Columbus, Ohio Aug 2015- May 2019

Master of Science

Specialty: Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner GPA: 3.985 / 4.00 Honors

Chamberlain College of Nursing Columbus, OH

Mar 2009- Feb 2010

Bachelor of Science in Nursing,

GPA: 4.00 / 4.00 Honors

Ohio University Zanesville, Ohio

Aug 1991- May 1993

Associate of Applied Science in Nursing

GPA 3.96/4.00 Honors

HONORS AND AWARDS

Dean’s Upperclassman Scholarship- Ohio University 1991-1993 Ohio University Dean’s List 1991-1993

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RESEARCH

Investigated the incidence and impact of horizontal violence in nursing. Co-authored findings with Harding Hospital Director via written and poster presentation on findings at the Ohio University Wexner Medical Center.



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