board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Board-Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner for six years, experienced in delivering client-centered compassionate care. Friendly, outgoing, energetic professional who is dedicated to providing the highest quality mental health care to individuals and their families. Exceptional knowledge of medication, and adjunct therapies. Well-versed in providing safe interventions for acute to chronic conditions. Demonstrates empathic listening skills. Provides and establishes a therapeutic alliance with patient, family, care-givers, in a non-judgmental and safe environment.

  • Accurately diagnose, treat and evaluate under physician supervision
  • Experienced in multiple settings: Acute/ 5150, outpatient, inpatient facilities. Age young adult to older adult, including peri and postnatal.
  • Culture and gender sensitive providing safe and non-judgmental compassionate care to individuals, care-givers and families.
  • Leadership demonstrated by effective communication with colleagues, supervisors, meeting dead-lines and punctuality.
  • Creative process improvement by identifying telemedicine needs and contributing to successful pilot implementation
  • Technically savvy utilizing multiple platforms for telemedicine and EMR
10/2020 to Current Board-Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Yai/Nipd Network | Bergen County, NJ,
  • Utilized evidence-based/best-practice using safe and appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatments.
  • Initiate psychotropic and adjunct therapies Support health promotion and education, healthy lifestyle for general wellness.
  • Evaluate and assess regularly and develop care plans in coordination with multidisciplinary healthcare professionals
  • Demonstrate professional HIPAA compliant, high-quality compassionate care to individuals and families.
12/2016 to 08/2020 Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Yai/Nipd Network | Eastbay, CA,
  • Outpatient county clinic setting, providing psychotropic and other evidence-based, best-practice therapy for age 18 to 80+.
  • Individual management of more than 650 clients, not limited to SMI, trauma, schizophrenia, anxiety, and personality disorders.
  • Create a safe and non-judgmental environment, treating each client with respect, compassion and kindness.
  • Support organizational optimism, collaborating and communicating effectively with team members and supervising physician.
  • Redesigned tele-medicine pilot leading to successful implementation.
07/2014 to 08/2016 Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Virginia Hospital Center | Arlington, VA,
  • Psychiatric provider and liaison for multiple behavioral health clinics including inpatient, outpatient, 5150, and chemical dependency.
  • Initiate mental health treatment including pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapies using evidence based best practice standards.
  • Conduct initial intake/evaluation and follow up for ages 18-75.
  • Provide client-centered treatment , while establishing a therapeutic alliance with patients and families with respect to client needs, wants and goals.
  • Provide leadership and professionalism demonstrated by respectful and effective communication with team members.
01/2000 to 05/2014 Registered Nurse, Emergency Department Phoenix And Tempe St Luke's Medical Center | City, STATE,
  • Registered Emergency Nurse for 14 years delivering outstanding nursing care to patients with various diagnoses, executing best-practice from treatment initiation to disposition.
  • Inform and educated patients, families and caregivers , on diagnosis, prognosis, treatment options, disease process, and management.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standards of care.
  • Collaborated and confer effectively with physicians, nurses and other members of the ER team to quickly assess patient need and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions .
  • Precept and mentor ASU and Community College nursing students.
Expected in 05/2014 to to Doctor of Nursing Practice | Family Psychiatric And Mental Health Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, GPA:
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice program, leading to successful NP board certification June 2014 . Program emphasis on science, innovation and process improvement. Doctorate capstone applying science, and evidence-based research to clinical practice.
  • Training: more than 1,000 clinical hours at Oasis Child and Adolescent, Southwest Behavioral Health, and Metropolitan Neuro Behavioral Institute and AZ Cardiology and Vascular Center.
  • Graduated cum laude
Expected in 09/2010 to to Bachelor of Science | Nursing Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ GPA:
  • While working as an emergency nurse employed all available academic opportunities for growth, leading to successful completion of 18-month bachelor program to further enhance nursing skills. Academic program highlights evidence-based research, theory, innovation and process improvement.
  • Graduated magna cum laude
Expected in to to Associate of Science | Nursing Science Maricopa Community College, Mesa, AZ GPA:

Maricopa school of nursing accelerated two year program, with clinical hours completed at Maricopa County, Good Samaritan and State County and Arizona State hospital. Graduated 5/2001 and obtained RN 6/2001.

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School Attended

  • Arizona State University
  • Grand Canyon University
  • Maricopa Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Board-Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Registered Nurse, Emergency Department


  • Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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