Dedicated Acute Care Nurse Practitioner with more than 25 years in nursing and healthcare. Seeking position in a facility that diagnoses and manages both common and complex medical conditions.
Registered Nurse Practitioner in the State of Mississippi, license number R854595.
ANCC Board Certified in Adult Acute Care.
DEA Prescriptive Authority for Schedule II through V.
Perform daily rounds and call coverage for a 12 bed Cardiovascular Surgical / Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. Perform admission history and physicals, consultations, and discharges in collaboration with the Cardiovascular Surgeons and Cardiologists. Provide support to two 8 bed Medical Surgical Intensive Care Units for central venous access, chest tube placement, and thoracentesis procedures. See patients twice weekly in Cardiovascular clinic.
Responsible for management of newly opened 12 bed Cardiovascular Surgical / Cardiac Intensive Care Unit.Developed and maintained quality care systems, including creating and improving medical protocols and guidelines. Responsible for training staff in the care of post-op cardiothoracic patients. Served in this capacity for 2 1/2 years before being mobilized with the Army Reserve. Upon returning, served as Critical Care Educator while completing Nurse Practitioner program.
Graduated with Highest Honors
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