Efficient and caring Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with over 25 years of experience in Pediatrics. Successful at providing excellent and comfortable care for children of all ages. Committed to patient advocacy and education and helping parents decide on the best plans for children.
Enthusiastic with superior skills in working in both team-based and independent capacities. Bringing a strong work ethic and excellent organizational skills to any setting. Excited to begin new challenge with successful team.
Focused on providing quality care and maintaining direct lines of communication with parents/patients and the entire health-care team. Superb interpersonal and leadership skills.
Proficient in EMR
Primary care of the Pediatric and Adolescent patient under the direction, coordination and supervision of a licensed physician.
*Provided health care to patients including diagnosis and treatment.
*Obtained medical histories , performs physical examinations, makes diagnosis and orders appropriate and standard lab and diagnostic procedures.
*Provided a continuity of care by developing and implementing the patient's plan of care.
*Provided education, self management , instructed and counseled patients - promoted health and wellness maintenance.
*Provided and developed plan of care, laboratory/test results, prescribes the appropriate medicinal regimen, administers immunizations.
*Incorporated evidence-based care into practice environment to ensure high quality care for patients.
*Provided anticipatory guidance to pediatric patients and families concerning areas such as vaccine administration, developmental milestones and nutrition and hygiene practices.
Primary care of the Pediatric and Adolescent patient under the direction and supervision of a licensed physician.
Provided health care to patients including diagnosis and treatment.
Obtained medical histories , performs physical examinations, makes diagnosis and orders appropriate and standard lab and diagnostic procedures.
Provided a continuity of care by developing and implementing the patient's plan of care.
Provided education, self management , instructed and counseled patients - promoted health and wellness maintenance.
Provided and developed plan of care, laboratory/test results, prescribes the appropriate medicinal regimen, administers immunizations.
Incorporated evidence-based care into practice environment to ensure high quality care for patients.
*Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
*Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
*Educated patients and families on treatment strategies and at-home care.
*Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
*Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
*Managed and provided leadership to help staff with direct and indirect patient care and telemetry monitoring.
*Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, excellent standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
*Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care and prevent return hospitalization due to complications.
*Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
*Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
*Provided palliative care in outpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans.
*Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options.
*Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
*Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
*Educated mothers on newborn care and post-delivery health to optimize outcomes.
*Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
*Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information used to create focused treatment plans and manage ongoing care.
Member of The American Nurses Association 1996 to present
Member of The Pediatric Nurses Association 2003 to present
NAPNAP Chapter of Nursing - Active member
Affiliate of Stony Brook University Clinical Preceptor Program 5/2006 to present
Member and Inductee of Phi Beta Kappa Chapter 2002 to present
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