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Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Resume

Desired Industry: Healthcare SpiderID: 80974
Desired Job Location: Valley Stream, New York Date Posted: 5/8/2018
Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent Availability Date:
Desired Wage: 120000
U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
Job Level: Management (Manager, Director) Willing to Travel: Yes, Less Than 25%
Highest Degree Attained: Masters Willing to Relocate: Yes

Patient-oriented, compassionate, and results-driven professional with more than 10 years of experience in providing top-notch quality care to patients, coupled with a strong background in respiratory disease diagnosis, laboratory analysis, telemetry oversight, IV insertion, wound care, physical assessment, and pleural fluid removal. Adept at implementing treatment plans within diverse clinical settings, while complying with the standards of medical practices and principles. Highly capable of working within stressful and critical environments without compromising the quality of work. Equipped with articulate communication and interpersonal skills in building positive work relationships with patients and families and professionals of all levels; bilingual in English and Spanish.

Professional Experience

Silvercrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Briarwood, NY
Registered Nurse – Ventilator Unit Sep 2012–Present
Partner with the team of pulmonary specialist to provide quality care for patients that are dependent to ventilator by examining their lungs and overseeing their progress
Educate patients and family members on specific lung diseases, along with the proper utilization of inhalers and other respiratory tools
Deal with assessing, diagnosing, and treating wide variety of breathing disorders by testing lung capacity, analyzing levels of oxygen and other blood gases, reviewing laboratory and diagnostic test results, and providing appropriate treatment plans
Take charge of removing mucus, other fluids, and/or physical obstructions and initiate emergency resuscitation in case of ceased breathing
Act as a lead member of the Silvercrest Nursing and Rehabilitation’s Pain Management Team, in charge of educating nursing staff on effective methods to alleviate and prevent pain
Earned Nurse Excellence Award given by nursing administration for demonstrating excellence in practice and leadership

Complete Home Health Care, Saint Albans, NY
Field Nurse Nov 07–Feb 2017
Rendered services to several patients with acute and chronic illness; closely worked with adults and children to attain specific goals set by the physician; and offered holistic treatment through education and extended patient care
Carried out dressing change, wound care, IV insertion and infusion therapy, and peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) line care
Offered intimate care to mechanically ventilated patients, burn victims, and other individuals with autoimmune disorders
Executed ongoing analysis on patients’ physical and emotional condition and progress, while providing psychological support to patient and family members

New York Foundling Hospital, New York, NY
House Supervisor Jun 2012–Sep 2015
Monitored the administration of medications to children in residential programs and maintained proper documentation into MARS
Performed physical examinations on children in the residential programs including hearing, vision, family planning, TB screening, and immunizations administration while ensuring that examination results and diagnosis were recorded
Communicated and responded to all calls from foster parents and community-based programs/participants, as well as with outside agencies and hospitals
Took charge of all after-hour intake functions; agency-wide case, emergency, and intake coverage; patient admission; medical assistance; and emergency situation response
Facilitated rounds on Casa De Paz/UAC and Crisis Nursery and conducted nursing evaluation on new admissions to residential programs

Family Care Certified Services, Queens, NY
Field Nurse Dec 2007–Sep 2012
Keenly observed home health aides in the home environment and collaboratively worked with case managers and physicians to develop an appropriate treatment plan for each patients
Fulfilled various responsibilities during weekly home visit which included blood pressure and glucose oversight, dressing change, pressure ulcer supervision, medication pre-pouring, and patient education
Guaranteed completion of oasis, recertification, and other essential paperwork

Personal Touch Home Care, Brooklyn, NY
Community Intake Nurse Dec 2008–Jan 2011
Interacted with all referral sources including insurance companies, HMOs, hospital discharge planners, physicians, and family members to coordinate home care services to patients
Researched and collected information to assist with the admission of patient to homecare services and acted as the focal point of contact for new patients and their family members
Partnered with the Home Care Team in managing all phases of intake referral process along with the admission of patients from start to finish
Liaised with insurance companies to acquire approval for the services rendered and consulted with physician to obtain appropriate orders and information to provide adequate patient care

Cerebral Palsy Association of New York, Queens, NY
Cerebral Palsy Registered Nurse Dec 2007–Nov 2009
Assumed responsibility in providing primary nursing care for cerebral palsy patients within two group home sites, while organizing paperwork for daily doctor and school appointments
Delivered various patient care to patients such as daily enteral nutrition through gastrostomy tube, wound dressing and care, and medication administration
Assigned duties to care workers on site

New York Presbyterian Queens, Flushing, NY
Pulmonary and Telemetry Registered Nurse Jul 2007–Dec 2009
Provided medication in accordance with the physician’s treatment plan, as well as wound care as per standards of hospital protocol
Complied with the required therapeutic interventions to stabilize respiratory status of individuals with acute and chronic lung diseases
Observed cardiac rhythms of patients on telemetry monitoring; supervised changes in readings, and examined results to determine and perform better patient care

Education and Credentials

Master of Science in Adult Gerontology,
Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program, In Progress | Expected Completion: May 2018
Adelphi University, Garden City, NY
Awards and Honors: GPA: 3.97/4.0; Noah Tubbs Family Trust Scholarship
Activities: Inducted to New York Academy of Medicine
Relevant Coursework: Advanced Pathophysiology Across the Adult Lifespan; Advanced Physical Assessment of the Adult; Advanced pharmacology; Health Promotion and Disease Prevention; and Diagnosis & Management of the Adult Across the Lifespan

Bachelor of Science in Nursing | Jan 2007
Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY
Awards and Honors: Dean’s List; Heilbrunn Scholar
Activities: Lambda Iota Upsilon-Long Island University School of Nursing Honor Society

Basic Life Support and Advance Cardiac Life Support Recertification – American Heart Association | Aug 2017
IV Recertification – Ivecon Training Inc. | Dec 2015

Sigma Care | Client Relations and Education | Nursing Care Plan | Respiratory Equipment Utilization Consultative and Psychological Support | Continuous Patient Recovery | Quality Care Assurance | Medication Administration

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