(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Communicative Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with 8-year background assisting vulnerable patients with varying degrees of mental illness and substance-alcohol dependency. Certified in non-violent team training. Well-versed in developing and implementing effective treatment plans and monitoring patient progress. Caring and compassionate professional dedicated to administering quality patient care to promote healing and health.

  • Evaluate mental health needs of patients
  • Develop individual treatment plans
  • Provide psychotherapy services
  • Coordination with families, doctors, and other healthcare professionals
  • Administration of psychotropic medications
  • Maintain a safe and secure environment
Education and Training
Walden University Minneapolis, MN Expected in 02/2021 Master of Science : Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - GPA :
Idaho State University Pocatello, ID Expected in 08/2014 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Idaho State University Pocatello, ID Expected in 08/2010 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Idaho State University Pocatello, ID Expected in 07/2009 Licensed Practical Nurse : Nursing - GPA :
Highland High School Pocatello, ID, Expected in 05/1986 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Stcharles - Registered Nurse Behavioral Health
Cheyenne, WY, 01/2012 - Current
  • Provided client assessments upon admission and discharge.
  • Intervened in cases that warranted it, including when clients wished to leave facility against medical advice.
  • Cultivated relationships with patients, discussing ways to help improve overall health while alleviating self-harm practices.
  • Effectively managed daily charting for each patient.
  • Communicated with patients regarding continuing care and medications and discussed treatment plans with family members and guardians.
  • Communicated with clients and families in professional and respectful manner, effectively building lasting relationships.
  • Developed and deepened relationships with fellow staff members to enhance team collaboration.
Benchmark Senior Living - Registered Nurse Assistant Director of Nursing
Middletown, RI, 08/2010 - 01/2012
  • Reduced overtime of nursing staff by 15%, increasing productivity and generating positive reflection on management.
  • Administered executive supervision, exercising independent judgment to select proper course of action in policies and procedures.
  • Implemented changes needed to correct deficiencies found during government inspections.
  • Assessed competency of clinical staff to promote quality, continuity and safety.
  • Monitored development, implementation and updates of individualized care plans.
  • Oversaw new nursing employee orientation process, including explanation of personnel policies and individual duties.
  • Reviewed and assessed staff processes, reducing hazards posed for residents and staff while promoting regulatory compliance.
  • Implemented new hire training to further develop skills and initiate discussions on task prioritization.
  • Recruited and hired intelligent clinical and administrative staff to bolster skills set of already talented team.
  • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary staff to improve overall patient care and response times.
Spectrum Health - Licensed Practical Nurse
Grandville, MI, 07/2009 - 08/2010
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Followed rehabilitation and treatment care plans to accelerate patient recovery, minimize pain and optimize patient outcomes.
  • Guaranteed exceptional care quality by correctly administering medication, inserting and caring for catheters, dressing and changing wounds and assisting with personal hygiene.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Educated clients, patients and caregivers on medical diagnoses, treatment options, chronic disease self-management and wound management.
  • Assisted physicians with conducting examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Worked with healthcare team, including social workers, physical therapists and speech therapists, to assess patient needs, plan and adjust plans of care and actualize nursing interventions to promote and restore patient health.
Benevis - Dental Assistant
De Soto, GA, 03/2005 - 07/2009
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Assisted dentists in permanent and temporary restorative procedures, including applying dental fillings, placing temporary crowns, seating permanent crowns, and extractions.
  • Created dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods to help dentists detect tooth decay, cavities and other issues needing to be treated.
  • Applied sealants and protective coatings to teeth, protecting enamel and preventing cavities.
  • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
  • Instructed patients on postoperative care to protect dental work and promote healing.
  • Selected and prepared tools used for procedures by sanitizing and arranging.
  • Maintained clean, sterile and positive environment to optimize patient comfort, safety and satisfaction.
  • Gathered medical information, dental health history and vitals from patients.
Activities and Honors
  • Member, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society
  • Member, American Psychiatric Nurses Association
  • WIN award recipient providing world class care
  • Twenty-two time Daisy Award recipient, demonstrating excellence through clinical expertise and extraordinary compassionate care and outstanding role model in the nursing community.
  • Employee of the Month 2010
  • Perfect attendance and punctuality 2012-2014.

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  • Idaho State University
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