Highly motivated Nurse Practitioner with 28 years experience delivering health care in inpatient and outpatient settings. Strong prior experience as Registered Nurse.Possesses high level of independence and expertise in diagnosing and managing common and complex, acute and chronic,medical conditions in adolescent and adult patients.
Acute care experience
Women\'s health exams aptitude
Strong clinical judgment
Promotion of preventative healthcare
Thorough physical assessments
Patient/family focused and advocate
High level of autonomy
Preceptor to graduate nurse practitioner students
Primary Care Nurse PractitionerFeb 1997 - Current Maryland Primary Care PhysiciansBowie, Maryland Primary care provider delivering comprehensive health care to adolescents and adults in family practice office setting. Vast expertise in performing routine health assessments including pap smears; implements and promotes preventive health care; establishes medical diagnosis and treatment for acute and chronic health problems; interpretation of laboratory and diagnostic procedures; therapeutic procedures such as incision and drainage; collaboration with multiple medical specialists.
Primary Care Nurse PractitionerOct 1990 - Feb 1997 Annapolis Family PracticeAnnapolis, Maryland Primary care provider delivering comprehensive acute, as well as, routine health care in a family practice office setting.
Acute Care Nurse PractitionerJun 1989 - Oct 1990 Washington Hospital Center: Washington, DCWashington, District of Columbia Provided comprehensive health care to open-heart surgical patients in acute care setting. Performed preoperative history and physicals; implemented post-operative medical care; removal of chest tubes and pacemaker wires; consulted and collaborated with multiple medical specialties in providing acute care.
Registered Nurse1984 - 1989 Washington Hospital Center ERWashington, District of Columbia Level IV Registered Nurse Clinician in busy inner city Emergency Department. Provided direct patient care; frequent tours as charge nurse; assured nursing quality assurance; development and implementation of staff continuing education; preceptor of new emergency nurses and nursing students from local universities.
Registered Nurse1982 - 1984 Washington Hospital Center: Washington, DCWashington, District of Columbia Registered nurse providing care to post-open heart patients in acute care setting demanding extensive arrhythmia knowledge for monitoring of telemetry patients; wound care management; patient education; frequent tours as charge nurse.
Master of Science: Adult Nurse Practitioner1989 University of Maryland School of NursingBaltimore, Maryland
Bachelor of Science: Nursing1982 University of Maryland School of NursingBaltimore, Maryland