Dedicated Family Nurse Practitioner with 2 years of experience in Family Practice, Immediate Care, Corporate Health and Workman Compensation patients. Currently seeking new Nurse Practitioner position. Looking to utilize skills and concepts learned in the past 2 years.
Interested in bringing my knowledge and skills to new practice and open to continually expanding my education and knowledge.
Currently used/ 8 years
2013/ 6 years
Currently used/ 8 years
Currently used /8 years
Healthcare Education Currently used/ 8 years
Currently used/ 13 years
Family Nurse Practitioner April 2013 to CurrentCoal City, IL
Responsible for Primary Care and Immediate Care patients.
Responsible for the care of newborns to Adults, for ordering labs and diagnostic images, and interrupting lab results, and sending referrals when necessary.
Responsible for the safe administration and prescribing of medications to infants and adults, and for monitoring patients who are looking for pain medication through the prescription monitoring website.
Responsible for determining what can be treated in the office and what needs to go to the Emergency Room.
Provide education for parents and patients regarding disease state and treatment options.
Highlights of Contributions Member of Provider Task Force-Meet monthly to discuss changes to RMG group, such as call, collaboration between physician and nurse practitioner, yearly competencies, new hire processes.
Provide education to community during community days in Coal City Provide physicals to students at the Coal City High School before school starts Precept Nurse Practitioner students from area schools Registered Nurse Critical Care.
October 2006 to April 2013Provena Saint Joseph Medical Center － Joliet, IL
Responsible for care of critically ill patients.
Anticipated needs of patients and physicians, and assist in bedside procedures.
Highlights of Contributions: Member of tower transition team.
Assisted in the decision making of what was needed in the intensive care rooms when new tower was being built.
Participated in education for all nurses regarding zero ventilator associated pneumonias, zero central line infections, and zero catheter associated urinary tract infections.
Co-Chair of clinical leadership council.
Topics covered included policy and procedures, evidenced based practice around visitation in the intensive care units, and oral care with chlorhexadine gluconate.
Led numerous unit meetings for ICU staff.
Conducted education around Meditech updates, documentation changes, and Kronos.
Developed orientation packet for contracted agency nurses Developed quick reference guides for intensive care nurses.
Developed procedure cart for intensive care.
Worked collaboratively with store room to have appropriate supplies available in both supply rooms in the intensive care unit.
Super user for many programs rolled out in the intensive care.
Held additional responsibility as charge nurse Preceptor to new grads and students.
Received award for outstanding preceptor from University of Saint Francis.
Built solid, trusting relationships with staff and patient families, generated positive PR through extra efforts in care treatment and one-on-one communications Collaborated with multidisciplinary team members, working closely with physicians, nurses, technicians and therapists to formulate, implement and modify individual care plans.
May 2004 to October 2006Patient Care Tech Intensive Care Provena Saint Joseph Medical Center － Joliet, IL
Assisted patients with any needs while in intensive care unit.
Assisted nurses with patient care.
Answered call lights, helped patients eat, ambulate, and bathe.
Assisted in the transfer of patients in and out of the intensive care unit.
Highlights of Contributions:.
Responsible for entering physician orders into Meditech.
Built solid, trusting relationships with staff and patient families, generating positive PR through extra efforts in care treatment and one-on-one communications.
Unit Secretary May 2001 to May 2004Provena Saint Mary's Hospital － IL
Transcribed physician orders into computer system.
Assisted nurses with patient care and contacting physicians.
Kept track of items used out of store room and entered them into computer system.
Education and Training
5/2012University of Saint Francis － Joliet, ILCompleted comprehensive curriculum for Family Nurse Practitioner.
Bachelors of Science : Nursing, 12/2008Lewis University － Romeoville, ILNursing
Associate Degree : Nursing, 5/2006Kankakee Community College － Kankakee, ILNursing
Known as a team player with a commitment to providing quality care to patients. Always willing to learn and catch on quickly to new skills and education.
Participated in Student Nurse Association President of Student Nurse Association Affiliations 5/2006- Present: Illinois Nurses Association 5/2006- Present: American Nurses Association 5/2006- Present: American Association of Critical Care Nurses