house calls nurse practitioner resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
To accept a position in which I can provide clinical leadership and provide direct oversight /training in the assessment, implementation and evaluation of effective health care for the geriatric population
Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
Certificate to Prescribe in Arizona
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners member
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification current
LADONA Certification (Certified Long-term Care Director of Nursing)

  • Goal-oriented individual with strong leadership capabilities
  • organized, highly motivated and detail directed problem solver
  • Proven ability to work in unison with staff
  • Ability to assess and direct patient care in emergency situations

  • Geriatric treatment
  •  Bilingual in Spanish 
  • Ability to interact with families in time of prolonged crisis/stress
Northern Arizona University Flagstaff, AZ Expected in 2007 Master of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Northern Arizona University: Masters of Science in Nursing
 Academic Achievement Award
Graduated Summa Cum Laude
Eastern New Mexico State University Portales, NM Expected in Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
New Mexico State University Alamogordo, NM Expected in : Nursing - GPA :
Sul Ross State University Alpine, Tx Expected in : Nursing - GPA :

Licensed Vocational Nurse


Refresh Mental Health - House calls Nurse Practitioner
Dublin, OH, 08/2013 - Current

Conducted in-home physical assessments on Health Plan Members

Communicated pertinent findings to Primary Care Provider when warranted
Educated Member on Healthcare topics related to their disease process
Complied with HIPPA regulations'
Capital Health Services - The Oaks Of West Kettering - Family Nurse Practitioner
Dayton, OH, 09/2012 - 08/2013
Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
Oversaw average of 15-20 patients per shift.
Delivered high quality and compassionate treatment to indigent and low-income patients.
Managed the pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment of various disorders and diseases.
Worked in a diverse role, evaluated, treated and prescribed medication when needed to patients 18mo.s of age and older
performed a variety of treatments from wellness physicals, provided immunizations, treat skin conditions, minor injuries, sprains and strains, and sports physicals just to mention a few.Functioned autonomously in this position
Provided on site patient education
Columbia County Health System - DIRECTOR OF NURSING SERVICES
Dayton, WA, 03/2012 - 08/2012
All duties as outlined by North Mountain Medical and Rehabilitation
St Therese Home Of New Hope - Director of Nursing Services
New Hope, MN, 02/2011 - 03/2012
All duties as outlined by Sunbridge Policy and Procedure
Silver Birch Living - Director of Nursing
Evansville, IN, 04/2010 - 02/2011
All duties as outlined by LCCA Policy and Procedure
St Therese Home Of New Hope - Regional Director of Clinical Services
Woodbury, MN, 07/2009 - 04/2010
  • Monitored and implemented systems per company policy
  • actively participate in the survey process
  • Performed Mock surveys (assist in writing POC's)
  • Monitored weekly /monthly reports and communicate recommendations to the Directors of Nursing
  • Assisted with training (in-services) as needed
  • Assured compliance with State and Federal Regulations
  • Communicated with Regional Director of Operations on areas of focus
  • Participated in State Healthcare Organizations
St Therese Home Of New Hope - Minimum Data Set Coordinator (MDS)
Brooklyn Park, MN, 2009 - 07/2009
  • Promotion within the company
  • Worked closely with Directors of Nursing to ensure compliance with State and Federal Regulations
  • Performed Mock Surveys
  • Monitored Quality Measures/Quality Indicator that might impact the 5-Star Quality rating
  • actively participated in the Survey Process
  • actively communicated with DON's/Executive Directors in Region and assist with issues and concerns
  • Reported and communicated all urgent matters to the Regional of Operations
  • Assisted in development of standard policies and procedures
  • Assisted in implementing policies and procedure in facilities
  • Reviewed skilled facility Quality Indicators, Quality Measures, reports and Action Plans. Management/Supervision
  • Determined admit Medicare criteria
  • participated in the admission process 
  • Ensured Medicare eligibility by "chart review" 
  • Facilitated Medicare weekly meetings (PPS) Remain current with updates and changes of Medicare management involving skilled nursing
  • participated in the discharge planning
  • Staff/Charge nurse
The Goodman Group - Director of nursing
City, STATE, 2005 - 2008
  • Ensured certified nursing assistant ratio was sufficient to provide quality care
  • Scheduled and develop work assignments for supervisory staff
  • Monitored nursing care throughout skilled nursing facility
  • Organized and "chair" on various nursing committees
  • Involved in the planning and implementation of Quality Assurance Committee
  • Established career ladder for certified nursing assistants
  • Focused on staff hire and retention
  • Audit and follow through with Plan of Care, and other areas of focus
  • Collaborated with healthcare professionals in reference to systems issues and resident care
  • The Peaks Senior Living Community-Prior Experience See Above Current CPR certification, MDS coordinator, prior worked as a staff charge nurse, coordinated staff assignments, administered direct patient care. Experience working peripheral/picc/central lines: worked extensively with diabetic patients, hemodialysis patients, cancer patients, and have performed wound care for extensive facisotomies, caring for dying patients and other nursing duties as assigned.
Mescalero Apache School - School Health Educator
City, STATE, 07/1999 - 07/2001
Culturally sensitive to the students needing healthcare services. Performed vision, hearing, and dental clinics: Worked closely with Indian Health Services in the field of promoting and providing wellness assessments: Worked effortlessly in other areas as teen pregnancy, drug and alcohol substance abuse.
Ruidoso Care Center - Director of Nursing
City, STATE, 09/1991 - 07/1999
involved in several facility committees', staff coordination, supervised two specialty Units (Memory unit and an adult developmental disabilities unit) supervised "spend down sheets": Worked closely with managerial management to ensure proper ordering of supplies As an OBRA Trainer for the nursing assistants: teaching plans were implemented, multiple in-services Were held regarding resident rights, hepatitis-B, infection control, use of standard precautions, resident abuse and neglect. Clinical practicum and classroom scheduling were a must. All staff was instructed and shown how to perform skill and time was allotted for return demonstration. Maintain meticulous records of their progress was documented and obtained by Human Resources. As a staff/charge nurse: technical skills included assessments, vital signs, weights, IV therapy and tube feeding, phlebotomy, obtaining lab specimens as ordered, wound care, working with care planning team, collaborating with physicians to ensure quality of care is being provided, as well as healthcare wellness prevention
Monitored nursing assistant documentation for accuracy and needed intervention.
Professional Affiliations
Association for the Advancement of Wound Care
Arizona Nurse Association
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Wound Care
Excellent physical assessment skills
Ability to assess and direct patient care
Documentation: Medicare Audits
Healthcare: intravenous therapy, computerized charting
People skills: great bedside manner, enthusiastic people person, advanced problem-solving, great organizational skills
Involved in planning and implementation of Quality Assurance Committee Discharge Planning,
Knowledge of State and Federal Regulations, as they pertained to Long Term Care Operations,
Goal-oriented, Problem Solver,

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School Attended

  • Northern Arizona University
  • Eastern New Mexico State University
  • New Mexico State University
  • Sul Ross State University

Job Titles Held:

  • House calls Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Director of Nursing Services
  • Director of Nursing
  • Regional Director of Clinical Services
  • Minimum Data Set Coordinator (MDS)
  • Director of nursing
  • School Health Educator
  • Director of Nursing


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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