• Manage complex pain patients in outpatient clinic setting • Responsible for new patient evaluations and follow-up visits • Obtain medical history, perform physical examination, diagnose and treat pain conditions • Medication management, ordering and interpretation of radiology testing • Collaboration with interdisciplinary team to provide pain management • Referrals to outside medical providers as appropriate.
•Manage complex pain patients in outpatient, integrative clinic setting •Responsible for new patient evaluations and follow-up visits •Obtain medical history, perform physical examination, diagnose and treat pain conditions •Medication management, ordering and interpretation of laboratory and radiology testing •Collaboration with interdisciplinary team to provide integrative pain management •Medical management of patients undergoing ketamine infusions •Referrals to outside medical providers as appropriate.
• Responsible for supervision of 15 staff members (RNs and MAs) •Collaborated with multidisciplinary team to manage daily workflow of 2 outpatient clinics •Served as liaison between staff and physicians to ensure safe and effective patient care •Assisted patients with concerns and managed complaints when needed •Provided direct patient care, assisting with office based procedures as needed •Conducted annual performance evaluations and performance management when indicated •Maintained timekeeping •Coordinated staff schedules •Assisted with department and patient scheduling •Participated in planning and design of new pain clinic and pain rehabilitation center.
•Supervision of 25 FTE's •Responsible for completion department and clinical operating reports, daily productivity reports and ongoing QA/PI reports •Performed annual staff performance evaluations and performance management •Timekeeping for 60 employees •Implementation and management of hospital SCIP program •Opened first time pain clinic on- site •Served as Co-Interim Director of Surgical Services for 8 months
Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-C), State of Arizona
Registered Nurse (RN), State of Arizona
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Basic Life Support (BLS)
American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Member Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Member
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Member
29th Annual Southwestern Regional Nurse Practitioner Symposium 2017
Clinical Challenges in Opioid Prescribing: Balancing Safety and Efficacy 2015
APEA NP Review Course-March 2013
ASPMN National Conference-June 2011
Quality Essentials-Bronze Level Certification, January 2011
Transforming Stress (HeartMath), December 2010 Crucial Conversations, December 2009
Crucial Conversations, December 2009
2013 Mayo Clinic Department of Nursing Scholarship Recipient
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