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Location:
Newark, DE, 19702
Posted:
August 29, 2012

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Wemimo Feyisayo Olagbaju. RN, MSN., Ph.D.

** **** ***** ****** ** 19702

Home: 302-***-****

Cell: 301-***-****

Email: wgo12k@r.postjobfree.com

wgo12k@r.postjobfree.com

Objective:

Seeking a nurse practitioner’s position in an in-patient or out-patient care setting.

Licenses:

• Family Nurse Practitioner in the District of Columbia and State of Maryland

• Registered Nurse in the District of Columbia. and in the State of Maryland

• CPR License: Expiration date September 2012

Education:

• Marymount University Arlington Virginia, (January 2007-May 2009- Masters of Science in Nursing.

• National Institute of Health Bethesda Maryland, (February 2003- May 2003) - Principles of Clinical Research.

• Greater Washington Consortium of Critical Care Nurses, Takoma Park, Maryland, (February 2001- April 2001).

• Marymount University, Arlington Virginia, (August 1998) - Associate Degree in Nursing.

• University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria, (November 1995) – Ph.D., Educational Evaluation.

• University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria, (November 1982) – M.Ed., Masters in Educational Evaluation.

• Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife Osun State, Nigeria, (December 1980

Bachelors of Science, Education (Biology).

Clinical Experiences:

Nurse Practitioner: Union Hospital of Cecil County Elkton Maryland From March 2012 to date

• Works with the hospitalists in the management of admitted patients on the medsurg and surgical units.

• Take patient histories, conduct physical examination

• Order and schedule laboratory studies and diagnostic procedures; explain necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of scheduled diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to the patient.

• Diagnose diseases and medical conditions

• Prescribe necessary treatments and services for quality patient care

• Consults with different specialties in the management of patients

• Consults for Psychiatrists and Surgeons for the medical management of psychiatric and surgical patients respectively.

• Document patient care in electronic medical records. ; prepare patient workups which include history and physicals, discharge and transfer summaries and consultations noting pertinent positive and negative findings relevant to patient care

• Do post discharge home visits to prevent readmissions

Nurse Practitioner at District of Columbia Department of State from February 2010 to February 2012 through Magnificus Corporation.

• Management of direct and indirect care of patients in collaboration with all disciplines within the Health Services Unit;

• Plan, develop, implement and evaluate health care, education programs.

• Develop protocols to meet the needs of patients with complex medical and/or psychiatric conditions.

• Perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to assist physician in diagnosing medical and surgical problems.

• Prescribing necessary treatment and services for quality patient care; record the normal and abnormal data for review by the physician.

• Take patient histories, conduct physical examinations, and record the data in the patient's record; write progress notes; prepare patient workups and summaries noting pertinent positive and negative findings; obtain psychosocial history relevant to patient care, and assume responsibility for developing therapeutic relationships with patients.

• Order and schedule laboratory studies and diagnostic procedures; explain necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of scheduled diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to the patient.

Nurse Practitioner Student, Marymount University, Arlington, VA. From January 2007 to May 2009

I had Clinical experiences at the following institutions:

• Purple Clinic, Veteran’s Affairs Hospital, Washington, DC.

• Perry Primary Clinic, Washington, DC.

• Capital Primary Care, Gaithersburg, Maryland

• Kaiser Permanente, Largo, Maryland

Experiences with Preceptors:

I acquired the following skills during clinical rotations at the above listed clinical sites which highlighted time and disease management, accurate documentation and great people skills.

• Head to Toe assessment of patients. This includes but not limited to ENT, Cardiovascular, Gastrointestinal, Genitourinary, Musculoskeletal, Mental assessments e.t.c.

• Diagnosis and treatment of acute illnesses, infections, and injuries.

• Diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring of chronic diseases (e.g., diabetes, high blood pressure e.t.c.).

• Obtaining medical histories and conducting physical examinations.

• Ordering, performing, and interpreting diagnostic studies (e.g., lab tests and x-rays,) and following up activities.

• Prescription of medications to patients.

• Prescription of physical therapy and other rehabilitative treatments.

• Provision of prenatal care and family planning services.

• Collaboration with physicians and other health professionals as needed, including providing referrals.

• Counseling and education of patients on health behaviors, self-care skills, and treatment options.

• Provision of well-child care, including screening and immunizations.

• Provision of health maintenance care for adults, including annual physicals.

RN Case Manager at the Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center Washington DC: (September 2006 to Feb 2012) Duties include but not limited to the following:

• Assisting patients in the community to maintain/ improve their health and mental capabilities by maintaining medication schedules, health assessments, monitoring vital signs and providing medications.

• Providing basic clinical trainings to the veterans to enable them perform daily routine functions.

• Advising veterans on functions that are essential to personal safety, self preservation and comfort in the community.

• Systematically evaluating the current clinical needs of veterans and initiating actions to promote optimal level of functioning.

• Providing accurate electronic documentation of cares and submitting required data and reports for effective management.

• Carrying out research studies in collaboration with team members and applying the findings to practice.

• Assessing and developing an initial plan of care per patient's needs in accordance with physician orders and hospital policies and procedures as assigned.

• Maintaining confidentiality and privacy of clients such as their family, finances, records, health status, etc.

• Other duties of a case manager such as providing skilled nursing care per physicians’ orders.

RN University of Maryland Medical Systems: (September 2002 to August 2008), Duties include:

• Provided physical assessment of patients’ heart, lungs, bowel, pulses and other body parts.

• Administered medications through all routes- mouth, intravenously, peripheral, piggy backs, administration of blood, TPN etc.

• Charge Nurse: oversaw the smooth running of the unit, made nurses assignment, and gave reports to management as charge nurse.

• Provided Psychiatric evaluation of patient which included the following:

- Determination of orientation to person place and time.

- Perception which included, auditory hallucination, delusion and paranoia.

- Ability to verbally de-escalate and medicating an agitated patient.

- Care of patient with substance abuse problem.

• Admitted, transferred and discharged patients.

• Taught patients on topics which included disease prevention and health promotion.

• Attended and participated in interdisciplinary treatment plan, Held and directed community meeting and medication group.

RN Telemetry Unit, Doctors Community Hospital, Lanham, MD (February 2001- October 2002) (Graduate of Greater Washington Consortium of Critical Care Nurses). Duties included,

• Cared for critically ill patients, assessment of patients, listening to heart, lung sounds, bowel sounds, assessment of pulses, edema.

• Administered medications through all routes - mouth, cardiac medications, administration of IV drips, (examples are Dopamine, Dobutamine, Cardizem, Insulin, and Heparin drips), monitored patient on cardiac machine, interpreted rhythms. Cared for patients on ventilators.

• Used electronic systems to document and access patients’ information, admission and discharges.

• Taught Patients on topics on disease prevention and health promotion.

RN Contract Nurse, Lorien Nursing and Rehab, Colombia MD: (April 1999 to February 2001). Duties include:

• Assessment of patients, which includes listening to heart, lung sounds, bowel sounds, assessment of pulses, edema.

• Administration of medications through all routes which includes by mouth, intravenously and Total Parenteral Nutrition.

• Wound management, admission and discharge of patients, and patient teaching.

RN Woodside Center, Silver Spring: (August 1998 to April 1999): Duties include:

• Assessment of patients, which includes listening to heart, lung sounds, bowel sounds, assessment of pulses, edema etc.

• Administration of medications through all routes which includes by mouth, intravenously and Total Parenteral Nutrition.

• Wound management, admission and discharge of patients, and patient teaching.

• RN Case Manager at the Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center Washington DC from Assessment of patients, which includes listening to heart, lung sounds, bowel sounds, assessment of pulses, edema.

• Administration of medications through all routes which includes by mouth, intravenously and Total Parenteral Nutrition.

• Wound management, admission and discharge of patients, and patient teaching which includes disease prevention and health promotion.

Teaching Experience:

• Sunday school teacher, Immanuel’s Church Silver Spring MD. (September 2003 to present date.)

• RN Preceptor: 5 South Maryland General Hospitals, University of Maryland Medical System, (September 2003 to August 2008.)

• Biology Teacher, Bodija High School, (February 1991 to August 1993.)

• Biology and Science Teacher Abakpa Nike Girls Secondary School Enugu, Enugu State, Nigeria. (April 1987 to January 1991.)

• Biology and General Science teacher, Lagos State School Management Board, Lagos State Nigeria. (January 1984 to April 1987.)

Professional Membership:

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Awards:

• 100 Extra Ordinary Nurses in the Washington Metropolitan Area for 2009 Award - Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, May 4, 2009.

Publications:

• The effects of concept mapping strategy, cognitive style and gender on learning outcomes in biology -PhD Thesis; University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. November 1995.

• The effects of gender on achievement in Practical Chemistry; Masters Degree Dissertation submitted at the University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. November, 1982

• The correlation between achievement in Mathematics and Physics; Bachelor of Science of Education Thesis submitted at the University of Ife, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria. December 1980.

Computer Skills:

Microsoft Office suite-Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook

Certification:

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as NP

NCLEX as RN

Citizenship:

US Citizen.

Language Proficiency:

English and Yoruba.

Transcript and References:

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