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Registered Nurse Practitioner

Kansas City, KS, 66101
September 29, 2023

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KEARNEY, MO 913-***-****.

Patient-centered, Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with 15+ years of experience conducting patient assessments, maintaining patient records, and developing appropriate care plans while demonstrating expertise in case management. Adept at providing high-quality care to home health and hospice patients, from pediatrics to geriatrics, while delivering patient/family education and ensuring infection prevention. Expert at assessing patient conditions, including vital signs and medication intake, and updating and implementing individualistic treatment/care plans accordingly.

Professional Experience

Ascend Hospice Lee’s Summit, MO

FNP-BC June 2022 – Present

●Provide personalized, preventative, and general care to hospice patients per week, including individuals and families across all ages and genders

●Assess patient conditions during face-to-face visits with hospice patients and monitor each patient’s medical plan and treatment for the best possible care and advice

●Collaborate with healthcare professionals to develop, implement, and adapt individualistic treatment and care plans by administering vital signs and other physical conditions

●Uphold a professional, friendly, and compassionate attitude while educating patients and families regarding disease prevention and healthy habits

Excelsior Springs Hospital – Home Health and Hospice Department Excelsior Springs, MO

Registered Nurse, Case Manager & PRN February 2012 – Present

●Deliver high-quality care to home health and hospice patients in the home and nursing homes while helping patients and families understand their health status and treatment options.

●Review patient conditions while managing approximately 20 to 30 cases per month to serve as a patient advocate and ensure that patients receive appropriate and timely assistance/treatment

●Monitor patient conditions, symptoms, vital signs, and medication intake to adjust treatment or care plan according to patient needs and physician orders

●Maintain complete and accurate records of patient conditions, medication side effects, and other medical information

Kindred Hospice Independence, MO

Registered Nurse, Case Manager & PRN July 2018 – August 2019

●Conducted initial nursing visits and patient evaluations to determine the decline in conditions for prompt treatment and patient well-being

●Coordinated with patients’ families and caregivers while overseeing case management for approximately 4 to 6 hospice patients per day to enrich patient experiences

●Created an empathetic and comfortable environment for patients by offering emotional support while educating them regarding conditions and treatment

RAND Corporation/Qualidigm October 2017 – July 2018

Research Nurse Kansas City, MO

●Collected relevant data, including patient conditions, to assist the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in National Field Testing for the Development and Maintenance of Post-Acute Care

●Observed participants’ health throughout clinical trials, including improvement and decline to document changes and provide care where necessary

●Prepared and monitored drug dosage levels and other treatments while complying with all safety protocols

Kindred Hospital Kansas City, MO

Registered Nurse March 2013 – September 2013

●Performed effective wound care and management by ensuring proper sterilization and sanitation to prevent infections and enrich patient outcomes

●Demonstrated the ability to remain calm under high pressure and fast-paced situations by fulfilling patients’ respiratory needs requiring mechanical ventilation

●Evaluated patient conditions to implement and monitor patients’ medical plans, including treatment and care plans

Integrity Home Health Care Independence, MO

Pediatric Private Duty LPN to RN July 2008 – May 2013

●Cared for approximately four home-based patients per month, ranging from 8 months to 28 years, including children with autism, deafness, and Down syndrome, by understanding unique conditions.

●Complied with all sanitary regulations, ensured proper patient positioning, and used standard aseptic techniques while providing care regarding infant tracheostomy, MIC-Key GT, insulin pumps, and ostomies

●Guided families regarding treatment and care options for patients’ well-being by building positive rapport and establishing a compassionate environment

Additional Experience

Bethesda Living Centers CMT to Graduate LPN to LPN, Liberty Hospital Certified Nurse Aide

Complete Home Health Care, LLC Certified Nurse Aide, Aladdin Assisted Living Residence Certified Nurse Aide

Springcreek Health Care Center Nurse Aide Training, Kat Enterprise, Inc. Office Manager

Rocky Mountain Medical Group On & Offsite Medical Transcriptionist, Private Family Nanny/Housekeeper

Salud Family Health Center On & Offsite Medical Transcriptionist Nurse Aide

Bethesda PsycHealth System Medical Transcription Student, Children’s Hospital in Denver, CO Data Entry

Core Competencies

Patient Care & Well-being, Case Management, Patient Education, Medication Administration, Disease Management

Infection Prevention, Regulatory Compliance, Quality Assurance, Records Management, Medical Terminology

Hospice Care, Palliative Care, Holistic Care, Chronic Care, Cross-functional Collaboration, Medical Transcription

Technical Skills

Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

Industry Skills: Infant tracheostomy, MIC-Key GT, Insulin Pumps, Ostomies


Master of Science in Nursing, Olivet Nazarene University, May 2022

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, MidAmerica Nazarene University, March 2018

Associate Degree in Nursing, Excelsior College

Graduate Practical Nursing, Metropolitan Community College, GPA: 4.0

Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Examination, ANCC, May 2022

Certified Nurse Practitioner

Registered Nurse License (Valid till April 2026)

BLS Certification for Healthcare Providers, American Heart Association (Valid till October 2022)

Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse (CHPN), Hospice and Palliative Credentialing Center

Certified Medical Technician, Medical Education Department & Support, Inc.

Medical Transcription Certificate, Pickens Technical Center, GPA: 4.0

Medical Transcription Training, Medical Transcription A-Z


Nursing Excellence Award for exceptional leadership, excellence, and professional growth, May 2018

Maurine Dickerson Research Award, MidAmerican Nazarene University, April 2017

Achieved Clinical Excellence in Adult I, Adult II, and Leadership at Penn Valley Community College

Recipient of mile-high chapter’s American Association of Medical Transcription, Pauline McDaniel Memorial Scholarship

Awarded Title of ESMT II (150 hours of instruction in Equine Sports Massage Therapy and soft Tissue Manipulation)

Relevant Organizations

Member Hospice & Palliative Care Nurses Association 2019 – Present

American Nurses Association 2017 – Present

Missouri Nursing Association 2017 – Present.

Attended Mile High Chapter’s (AAMT) 1991 Fall Symposium

Attended Mile High Chapter’s (AAMT) 1991 Spring Symposium

Attended American Paint Horse Association Educational Judges Academy

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