Board Certified Nurse Practitioner of 14 years with extensive experience providing care to adults with gastrointestinal and liver disease in a large outpatient gastroenterology clinic and ambulatory surgery center.
Additional experience includes serving as sub investigator in multiple GI clinical trials since 2000.
Licensed Advanced Practice Nurse, Certified Nurse Practitioner in the State of Illinois, License number 209-000105
DEA license (309-000265) in the State of IL, registration number MH0713493
Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Illinois, License number 041-279589
ABCGN Certified Gastroenterology Registered Nurse
ACLS certified through American Heart Association
Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.
Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with advanced practice nursing in Illinois.
Provides patient care in office setting, such as initial consultation and follow up, including evaluation, diagnosis, and management of various gastrointestinal and liver diseases.
Utilizes strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.
Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records in a clinic setting. Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.Provided necessary health education training for patients.
Employed in all areas of nursing within the 15 physician clinic and endoscopy center, to include clinic, triage, and outpatient endoscopy center. Responsible for admitting and discharge of the patient from the clinic, taking phone calls and triaging/prioritizing patient needs, and assisting physicians with endoscopic procedures and monitoring patients in post operative recovery areas.
Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to individuals in a burn/trauma unit. Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.
Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates
American Gastroenterological Association
American College of Gastroenterology, task force member
2000 Overview of the GI system, a lecture for first year nursing students in a baccalaureate program
2004 Speaker for Schering, providing education to nurses on chronic hepatitis C and its management
2005 ISAPN Annual Conference, 90 minute presentation on GI topics to include extramanifestations of GERD, Celiac Sprue, and Irritable Bowel Syndrome
2006-2010 Active speaker at local hepatitis C support group
2011 Community Health Fairs, presenting information on colon cancer screening
2013 Speaker for Vertex, providing education to nurses, nurse practitioners and physicians on hepatitis C and its management
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