Empathetic Doctoral prepared Certified Nurse Practitioner focused on providing quality care and communication with patients, families and healthcare teams looking for a job in the field of structural cardiology with the practice group University of Minnesota Physicians. Recognized consistently for performance and contributions in advanced practice nursing. I bring over 10 years of successful NP experience in Urgent Care & Emergency Departments along with RN experience in both Emergency and Cardiology.
I am eager to learn new things, and have a passion for quality patient education, mutual decision making, and a strong sense of integrity and ethical care that I give to my patients. I am a very diligent and meticulous professional commended for quickly and accurately learning new skills and new ways to contribute to the medical team.
My experience in leadership & management has positively impacted overall morale and productivity of staff in several previous jobs I have held. I am motivated to learn, grow and excel in a different environments and I am looking for an exciting new change.
I am eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. I have a good understanding of cardiology anatomy, assessment, cardiology management and cardiology procedures, and the growing need for patient education and shared medical decision making to help patients make the best medical choices they can for themselves.
I am interested in advancing my career in a medical environment such as M Health which is known to be a leader in medical treatment, technology, medical advancements, and patient education for new and upcoming medical students, and patients.
As a senior coronary stent research nurse (RN) Clinician for Minneapolis Heart Institute I was known to be a high outstanding performer in research trial patient recruitment and management of trial participants within the institutes successful stent trial department. I have documented proven success in leadership, operational excellence and organizational development.
Minneapolis Heart Institute including the other providers and myself who helped to conduct these very important coronary stent trials were recognized consistently for high performance excellence and for the major contributions we successfully showed to in helping gather data to manufacturers create more effective coronary stents to help help combat the rising coronary artery blockage from cardiovascular disease. My strengths in coronary care, emergency and urgent care medicine and a strong desire to continue to perfect the art of patient education coupled with my doctoral education training I feel makes me an ideal candidate for the position in structural cardiology in your department.
summa cum laude) Graduated Top 2% of class
2005 - City of Shakopee Police Department Recognition Award from the Scott County Police Chief for administering life-saving medical care which saved the life of a critically injured young teenager involved in a severe motor vehicle accident
2008 - Exemplary RN researcher (1st year) who recruited and managed over 180 participants for over 2 years including MD visits, side effects if any of stents, chest pain, medication side effects and compliance, during clinical trial with the Minneapolis Heart Institute on a Double- Blinded Randomized Drug Eluding Coronary Stent Trial vs. non-drug eluded + Plavix under brand name Boston Scientific
2008 - Letter of recommendation from President of Minneapolis Heart Institute
2012 - University of Mary MSN, (summa cum laude), Graduated Top 2% of class
2013 - Target Clinic National Unsung Hero Award presented 1st year as an NP @ Retail Educational Congress Convention
2016 - Rocky Mountain University DNP, (summa cum laude), Graduated Top 1% of class
Member of Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society (Masters/Doctoral Studies)
2016 - Doctoral Dissertation Leier, R. "Evaluating Effectiveness of Provider Education in the Management of Upper Management Complaints" -In reducing overprescribing of antibiotics
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