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

Conscientious and compassionate Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner with experience in critical care nursing and palliative care research seeking challenging position caring for patients throughout the bone marrow transplant process.

Relevant Skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Commitment to professional growth and development
  • Hard-working and dependable
  • Fluent in French
The Pennsylvania State University State College, PA Expected in 2013 Master of Science : Nursing - GPA :
  • Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Program
  • GPA 3.98
Duke University Durham, NC Expected in 2008 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
  • Accelerated BSN Program
  • GPA 3.85
University of California Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA Expected in 2007 Bachelor of Arts : French - GPA :
  • Minor in Political Science
  • GPA 3.82

Registered Nurse in the State of Pennsylvania, license #RN627105

Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, valid through November 2014

National Nurse Practitioner certification and Pennsylvania Nurse Practitioner license pending - Certification exam scheduled for August 2013

The Pennsylvania State University - Student Nurse Practitioner Clinical Experiences
City, STATE, 2012 - 04/2013
  • Over 660 hours of clinical work in a variety of settings:
  • Primary Care- managed acute and chronic illness of individuals across the lifespan; worked with preceptor to assess, diagnose, treat, and evaluate patients with a broad range of illnesses; focused on health maintenance, health promotion, and patient education; provided preventative services to patients
  • Palliative Care - completed rounds with multidisciplinary team; assessed patients and ordered treatments focused on pain management; participated in conferences with patients, families, and health care team to establish goals of care
  • Women's Health - performed well-woman gynecological exams; provided prenatal through postpartum care to primarily low-income women
  • Occupational Medicine - performed complete history and physical exams for work clearance; assessed, diagnosed, treated, and evaluated work-related injuries
  • Dermatology - assessed, diagnosed, treated, and evaluated a range of skin conditions; performed routine skin cancer screenings and participated in excision and biopsy of suspicious lesions
  • Endocrinology - provided follow-up care for patients with diabetes; participated in counseling on nutrition and lifestyle changes
The Pennsylvania State University - Graduate Assistant, School of Nursing
City, STATE, 07/2011 - 04/2013
  • Interviewed patients with heart failure and their caregivers on a monthly basis regarding the experience of living with heart failure for a NIH-funded study (Study #5R01NR013419-02)
  • Identified themes from interviews, with the goal of developing a palliative care algorithm for use with heart failure patients
  • Participated in weekly research meetings; recorded minutes for each meeting
  • Contributed to research discussions, abstracts, posters, presentations, and articles
  • Performed literature searches and reviews; entered and analyzed data; managed data repository
Duke University Hospital - Staff Nurse - Clinical Nurse II, Medical Intensive Care Unit
City, STATE, 01/2009 - 04/2011
  • Provided comprehensive bedside nursing care to critically-ill patients with a wide range of conditions
  • Frequently cared for patients with complex acute and chronic conditions such as cancer, acute respiratory distress, gastrointestinal bleeds, sepsis, pneumonia, renal failure, multi-system organ failure, pulmonary hypertension, alcohol withdrawal, diabetic ketoacidosis, and transplant rejection
  • Worked successfully within a multidisciplinary team in a complex, high-tech, and high-stress environment
  • Provided education to patients and their families throughout the critical illness trajectory
  • Frequently involved in discussing prognosis, plans and goals of care with patients and their families
  • Served as preceptor for nursing students
  • Third place for poster presentation "The Forgotten Mourners: Addressing Healthcare Provider Grief - A Systematic Review" at Eastern Nursing Research Society conference, April 2013
  • Commencement speaker at Pennsylvania State University School of Nursing graduation ceremony, May 2013
Professional Affiliations

American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Member: February 2013 to Present

Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners, Member: February 2013 to Present

Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing, Member: 2008 to Present

Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, Member: 2007 to Present

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