ARNP for >15 years Areas of Expertise include Family Practice > 8 years, Urgent Care, Pediatrics. Proficient in EHR, Bedside Procedures and Complex suture repair. Patient advocate, team oriented./ team leader, education/training/preceptor& friendly, ICD9 code, Telephonic Translator.
Authorized to work in the US for any employer
Clinical Specialist, Professional Practice and Innovations
July 2014 to Present
Provide education to staff, nurse residents.
General staff in-services: new policies, procedures, clinically significant health information, i.e, Ebola,
Successfully introduced and launched "Surviving Sepsis Campaign" at Bayfront Health. Screening now standard throughout facility with increased awareness of sepsis and expediency diagnosing and treating sepsis aggressively.
Updated I- STAT instrumentation to include
sepsis and cardiac markers with improvement in time- sensitive medical interventions.
Multi- faceted experience as R. N., ARNP, as well as preceptor for all levels of nursing students.
Public speaking, PowerPoint presentations; daily rounds speaking & interacting with staff and management to problem solve, educate and troubleshoot.
January 2014 to March 2014
Community Health Centers of Pinellas
Evaluate and treat Family Practice patients in outpatient setting for acute and chronic illness.
Familiar with protocols for hypertension, diabetic and cardiac care. Able to assess and treat injury from sports, occupational activities.
Bayfront Convenient Care Clinics 8/15/13- 12/30/2013
ARNP Urgent Care Treat walk-in patients, with acute illnesses/ injuries as well as manage exacerbations of chronic health care problems such as COPD.
Maxim Staffing Solutions 09/15/2012-present
ARNP Pinellas County Jail, Medical Unit
Evaluate inmate medical concerns, order testing, medications, treatments
for acute and chronic illness .
St. Petersburg General Hospital/EMCARE 12/01/2011-9/10/2012
ARNP in ER Fast Track/Main ED. Performed history&physical, ordered medications, diagnostics, surgical procedures. Evaluated diagnostics; labs, X-rays/ultrasounds/CT's, evaluated patient response to treatment :prepared discharge with prescriptions,instructions and follow-up.
Emergency Medical Associates of Tampa Bay (EMATB) 11/06-112/2011
ARNP in Emergency Department that included Trauma,Critical Care, Cardiac Care, Intermediate Care, Pediatrics,Psychiatry and First Care.
Performed history and physical, ordered diagnostics, medications and performed bedside procedures ranging from complex suture repair to incision and drainage on all age groups. Evaluated diagnostics, medication/treatment response,patient status.Experienced in Telephonic translation, EHR/Cerner/Dragon.
Bay way Family Practice
ARNP in large Family Practice. Evaluate and treat patients in office, hospital ans SNF. Monitored patients with chronic health problems: hypertension, diabetes, heart disease.
Bayfront Medical Center
R.N. In Neuro intensive Care and Emergency Room.
Prior experience at Bayfront Medical Center: ER registrar, Manager/Laboratory
Post Master's Family Medicine in Advanced Practice, Nursing
2007 to 2010
MS, Nursing in Advanced Practice, Nursing
1990 to 1995
January 2010 to 2020
National certifying body for ARNP's.
June 2010 to November 2015
National certification for Family ARNP
November 2010 to October 2015
March 2015 to March 2017
BLS Instructor, American Heart Association
May 2015 to May 2017
Heart Code Instructor
February 2015 to February 2017
Heart Code Instructor, CHS
R.N. at Bayfront Medical Center in Neuro Intensive Care, ER
ARNP Bayway Family Practice
ARNP St. Joseph's Hospital ER, Walk-In Clinic