Nurse Practitioner with experience providing endocrinology and diabetes care to adolescent to geriatric populations in a health care system, as well as, private practice environment. I am currently seeking a position in an established health care system.
AANP FNP Certification Program
Certification #F1006163 (10/2006-9/30/2016)
PA License #SP009270 (Exp. 10/31/ 2014)
DE License #LG0000429 (Exp. 9/30/2013)
PA License No.: RN-254334-L (Exp. 10/31/2014)
DE License No.: L1-0035392 (Exp. 9/30/2013)
DE: AN-0006172 (Exp. 6/2015)
MR1749160 (Exp. 4/30/2014)
3/2003-3/2005: Part time in Endocrinology & Metabolism Clinic at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine managing Phase III clinical trials for Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and Astra Zeneca.
2001-2002: Regional Leadership Team/President Health Care & Education of ADA
2001-2003: Member of Executive Council of Se Region for ADA
Past Co-Chairperson for Public Activities Committee for the Mainline, Chester and Delaware County Chapter
1998: Past chair Diabetes Alert Committee
7/1995-6/1006: Government Relations Committee of PA Affiliate ADA
2004-2006: Sigma Theta Tau
2003: Champion for Diabetes (ADA Award)
1996: Outstanding Achievement Reaching Minority or High Risk Populations (ADA Award)
1992: Outstanding Achievement Reaching Minority or High Risk Populations (ADA Award)
Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.Planned, coordinates and prescribed plan of care for patients with a variety of endocrine disorders. Oversaw average of15-20 patients per shift. Delivered high quality and compassionate treatment to indigent, low-income patients, and commercial insurance patients. Provided care ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans.
Planned, coordinated and prescribed plan of care for patients with diabetes, and thyroid disorders.
Planned, coordinated and prescribed plan of care for patients with diabetes, and other endocrine disorders. As clinical manager, was responsible for clinical services and overseeing the CDE (certified diabetes educator) and the Nurse Practitioner group in the practice.
Contributed to the planning and execution of the overall marketing strategies promoting the Center for Diabetes programs and support programs. Increasing recovery of expenses fr newer services offered through the Center. Participated in the planning and operating budget. Developed and maintained statistical records reporting pertinent information to the VP of Springfield Hospital. Maintained working relationship with the VP of Springfield Hospital and Director of Managed Care as insurance carrier contractural agreements were updated or initiated for reimbursement of diabetes education. Planned and coordinated the efforts of the interdisciplinary team to provide quality care for each patient. Participated actively in the presentation of educational programs offered to clients, hospital personnel, other healthcare providers. Developed philosophy, objectives and standards for the center for diabetes in conjunction with the VP of Springfield Hospital and the Medical Director/Chief of Endocrinology.
Rendered comprehensive care for patients identified and referred through the Disease Management Programs. Intervened with individual patients or groups of patients at key points to support optimal health, social functioning and outcomes. Unfortunately, this department was closed after 10/1999.
This was a newly created Diabetes Division of Bayer Pharmaceuticals, which used a team approach, responsible for sales, marketing and promotion of an oral hypoglycemic agents for diabetes patients. Worked in the Philadelphia, Delaware and Chester County area proaviding and developing educational materials, eduction program development and forming a CDE advisory board.
Program Manager for Center for Wound Healing was added responsibility fro 9/1996 to 4/1997. Both involved planning and coordinating efforst of a multidisciplinary team of physicians, NP, MA, podiatrists, and physicians to provide quality care for each client.
Both programs involved planning and execution of symposiums for healthcare professionals, provide inservices for residency program. Provide community outreach programs using health fairs and lectures to assist in promoting each program.
Planned and coordinated efforts of an interdisciplinary team to provide consistent and quality care for diabetes patients.
Responsible for overseeing 28 patient unit including managing a staff of 40 professional and nonprofessional members, provided support for junior and senior nursing students from area colleges and universities. This position also fostered public relation responsibilities for a VIP patient population, budgeting, and developing action plans to maintain budget control. Actively involved in staff development/inservicing staff members, divisional meetings, support and implementation of CKHS policies.
Managed staff of 40 staff members on a 33-bed unit. Inserviced staff, motivating staff members for maximum efficiency, crisis intervention, scheduling for this unit, provided support and educational instruction to nursing students for area colleges and universities.
Supervised ER, Burn Treatment Center, ICU, CCU, Telemetry, Med-surg, OR and PACU. Supervised multi level personnel, crisis management, interdepartmental communication, staffing departments, financial responsibilities.
Provided care in a 19-patient burn treatment center caring for pediatric and adult burn patients compounding multisystem failure, acute renal failure, ARDS, MI, and Septic Shock. Acted as middle shift charge nurse; participated in medical evacuation and transportation of patients via fixed wing aircraft and land ambulance of severely burned patients.
Did not complete program, but attended this program from 1992-1994
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