Certified Nurse Midwife with 18 years of extensive experience providing healthcare needs of women of all ages. Proficient in low and high risk antepartum care as well as the full spectrum of gynecological care including well visits from adolescents to geriatrics, birth control, IUD's, vaginitis, endometrial biopsy, and postmenopausal symptoms management. Seeking a position in a practice that provides gynecological and office based obstetrical care.
Certified Nurse Midwife NJ - Board of Medical Examiners-1997- current
Certified CDS licenses full prescriptive privledge NJ - Board of Medical Examiners - 1997-current
RN NJ - Board of Nursing - 1993-current
AMCB - American Midwifery Certification Board 1/17/1997- current
Excel in adolescent gynecological needs
Proficiency in well woman gynecology
Vaginitis evaluation and treatment including microscopic evaluation
Menorrhagia work up and management
Initial infertility work up
Postmenopausal symptoms and needs
Evaluation and treatment for osteoporosis
New Obstetrical work up and risk assessment
High Risk obstetrical planning
Co-manage with MFM high risk obstetrical conditions
Routine pregnancy care
Coding proficient for insurance
-Graduated University Pennsylvania 4.0 GPA Suma cum laude 12/96
-University of Pennsylvania Sigma Theta Tau Award for academic excellence and leadership 12/96
-American College of Nurse Midwives Foundation Scholar Scholarship 7/96
-Graduated Rutgers University Suma cum laude 6/93
-Inducted Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society of Nursing 4/93
-John Rudin Scholarship for Academic excellence 1991-1993
American College of Nurse Midwives 1995-present
University of Pennsylvania Alumni Association 1997-present
Nj Affiliate Member Nurse Midwives 1997-present
Relevant Professional Experience
11/2000 - Current
Somerset OB/GYN － Bridgewater, NJCNMProvide full scope OB/GYN care in private practice setting. Developed a High Risk Obstetrical quality assurance program. Became proficient in coding and EMR. Able to generate a following and demand ; see between 25-30 patients daily.Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests. Administer hormone replacement therapy, oversaw STD treatment, reviewed ultrasounds and dispensed birth control.
01/1997 - 06/1999
Brunswick Hills OB/GYN － East Brunswick, NJCNM
Provided full scope midwifery care in private practice setting. Developed a successful CNM service in this practice. Pioneered the start of CNM's being credentialed at both St Peters University Hospital and Somerset Medical Center. Participated in community forums and outreach programs to promote nurse-midwifery in Middlesex and Somerset counties.
Resigned 5/1999 - Hours were inconsitent with mothering and nursing baby newborn Erin. Husband was ill.
09/1993 - 04/2009
St Peters University Hospital － New Brunswick, NJStaff Nurse Labor and DeliveryLabor/Delivery/Recovery nurse in this high risk Level III Regional Perinatal Center. Provided care for both normal and high-risk deliveries, surgical scrub for Cesarean Birth. Post anesthesia care and recovery.
06/1992 - 11/1993
Planned Parenthood － Morristown , NJHealth Care specialistProvided gyn services to women including birth control, STD prevention and treatment, pregnancy option counseling. Worked here while respecting a restrictive convenance by contract with previous practice.
University PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, PAMaster of Science: Nursing - Midwifery
Graduated Summa Cum Laude GPA
Rutgers University － Newark, NJ, USABachelor of Science: NursingMagna Cum Laude