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Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Indianapolis, IN

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111-222-3333
www.your-website.com

Work Experience

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Mission City Community Network,

Feb 2013Current

Diagnostic evaluation and intervention: Assessment of the child's health status by means of history taking, physical examination, developmental assessment, laboratory studies, and any additional means that are determined to be appropriate. Recognized, discriminated, and managed acute illness, chronic conditions, and disabilities. Integrated health information into the diagnoses and treatment plan for each patient. Planned and communicated treatment plan. Determined and facilitated referral and consultation needs in a timely manner. Completed medical documentation and billing procedures. Assisted the patient and family in the implementation of the plan in the community.
  • Health Care Education: Provide health education to the child and family at each visit or phone contact. Utilize educational resource materials for child, family, and other caretakers to assist in patient care management.

Childcare provider for grandchildren

Caleb and Teri Anderson, McCordsville, IN

May 2010Dec 2012

Nurse Practitioner

Dr Aziz Corner Care Clinic, Indianapolis, IN

Mar 2010Oct 2012

Diagnostic evaluation and intervention: Assessment of the patient's health status by means of history taking, physical examination, laboratory studies, and any additional means that are determined to be appropriate. Recognize, discriminate, and manage acute illness,. Integrate health information into the diagnoses and treatment plan for each patient. Assess the need for travel vaccine by reviewing information from CDC for the travel location. Provide the traveler with information on their risk for illness as a result of their travel, review with them the required and recommended vaccines, the risks of receiving the vaccine, and the risks of refusing the vaccine. Write order for vaccines and administer vaccines. Provide the patient with verbal information and CDC's Vaccine Information Sheet. Report adverse reactions when they occur.
  • Health Care Education: Participated in the planning and development of educational materials for patients. I provide health education to the patient at each visit or phone contact.
Reason for leaving: Desire to work with more pediatric patients. Want full-time. Lack of benefits.

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Indiana University, School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

Sep 2006May 2009

Hepatology / Nutrition, 702 Barnhill Drive, ROC 4210; Indianapolis, IN 46202-5225, phone 317-374-7474
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Diagnostic evaluation and intervention: Provided health care to pediatric patients with gastroenterological needs and diseases. Elicited, recorded and interpreted a complete health history including review of systems, all past medical, family, and psychosocial aspects. Performed complete physical examination distinguishing between normal and abnormal findings. Selected and ordered specific tests and procedures necessary to augment physical findings and distinguish between normal and abnormal findings. Formulated, implemented and provided for the follow-up of a care plan for patients with gastrointestinal diseases. Prescribed legend drugs within the scope of practice. Communicated findings / recommendations by letter, and if indicated, phone call to referring providers.
  • Case Management: Managed the treatment plan for the child's gastrointestinal disease and communicated this plan to all the caregivers for the child. Served as the telephone contact for my patients when a gastrointestinal medical question arose.
  • Health Care Education: Participated in the planning and development of educational materials for patients, families, and professionals. Informally provided education to the phone triage nurses. I provided health education to the child and family at each visit or phone contact.
Reason for leaving: Spend more time with family, care for grandchildren.

Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, Health Services Coordinator

Iowa Child Health Specialty Clinics, Council Bluffs, IA

May 1988Jul 2006

300 West Broadway, Suite 106, Council Bluffs, IA, 51503
Phone (712) 264-6362
Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, Health Services Coordinator

Iowa Child Health Specialty Clinics serves Iowa children birth through ages 21 that have special health care needs; have increased risk for a chronic condition or have a need for special services.
  • Diagnostic evaluation and intervention: Assessment of the patient's health status by means of history taking, physical examination, laboratory studies, and any additional means that are determined to be appropriate. Recognized, discriminated, and managed acute illness, chronic conditions, and disabilities. Integrated health information into the diagnoses and treatment plan for each patient. Monitored development of at risk children(neonatal illness, low birth weight, prenatal or postnatal exposure to illicit drugs) Planned and communicated treatment plan. As needed, developed, implemented and adapted behavior management plans. Determined and facilitated referral and consultation needs in a timely manner. Completed medical documentation and billing procedures. Assisted the patient and family in the implementation of the plan in the community. When needed referred children to Child Protective Services.
  • Practice management: Managed an inter-disciplinary clinic in a regional office serving clients in a 7 county area. This clinic utilized the in-kind service of the educational psychologist serving the school the child attended and a social worker from Department of Human Services. Developed a process to obtain needed information from the school setting to enhance the behavior assessment of the child. Supervised 6 employees,(1 full-time secretary, and 5 part-time employees-nurse, family representatives, and dietician). Developed office procedure manual as a guide to other staff. Communicated policy changes to staff.
  • Health Care Education: Developed educational resource materials for patient, family, staff and other caretakers to assist in patient care management. Participated in the instruction and supervision of trainees. Provided health education to the child and family at each visit or phone contact.
  • Case Management: Assisted families in completing the application for the waiver program, a program that enables families to keep children with complex care needs at home instead of being placed in an institution. Determined care requirements and developed plan for care, recruited agencies to meet the child's needs, organized and held care conference to coordinate services for the child and family. Assisted family in advocating for their needs. Assisted children and families in planning for transition from services for children to services for adults, including utilization of Vocational Rehabilitation Services.
  • Community Outreach: Served on several interagency committees to address policies for children with special health care needs. Spearheaded a group to organize the first "Up with Families" weekend in southwest Iowa. This weekend was for the whole family of child with special health care needs, each child with special health care needs was paired with a companion who provided care enabling the child, parents and siblings to participate in fun activities or workshops. Following the first weekend families took over organizing and continuing the Up with Families on an annual basis and extended it to include eastern Nebraska. Prepared and gave several community presentations on various pediatric subjects locally, regionally and at state conferences.
  • Health Care Administration and Public Health Policy: Chaired Committee to review and update agency ADHD guidelines and educational handouts. Between 10/1/1999 to12/31/2003 in addition to above served as Area Coordinator, representing 3 regional centers in southwest Iowa at CHSC Leadership Council. Assumed responsibility for administrative activities and special projects as delegated by the Clinical Director/Medical Director. Assisted a statewide committee charged with redesigning the system for children with disabilities by developing survey to identify the gaps in Federal and State funded services for children with Disabilities and presenting the results to the statewide committee.
Reason for leaving: Move to Indiana to be able to spend time with my grandchildren.

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

HCMS Family Health Services, Logan, IA

Mar 1988Sep 1996

Diagnostic Evaluation and Intervention: Provide periodic health appraisal of children 0-21, obtaining and reviewing clinical history, provided physical assessment; vision; hearing, growth and developmental screenings; and parent education (child development, illness, parenting) and made referrals as needed for further evaluation. When needed referred children to Child Protective Services. Coordinated child health referrals.
  • Health Care Administration/ Practice management: Developed written protocols, standing orders, and anticipatory guidance handouts, nursing guidelines for the child health-program. Developed clinical chart forms. Reviewed and audited charts
  • Health Care Education: Provided continuing education to the child health staff. Developed educational resource materials for patient, family, staff and other caretakers to assist in patient care management. Provided health education to the child and family at each visit or phone contact.
Reason for leaving: HCMS lost the contract for the well child clinics, and I had opportunity to work fulltime for CHSC.

12/31/1987- 3/1/1988 Moved to Omaha, NE was in temporary housing, which required my transporting our children to and from school, and locating home to buy.

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Children's Services of Central Iowa, Ames, IA

Feb 1986Dec 1987

Diagnostic Evaluation and Intervention: Provided periodic health appraisal of children 0-21, obtaining and reviewing clinical history, provided physical assessment; vision; hearing, growth and developmental screenings; and parent education (child development, illness, parenting) and made referrals as needed for further evaluation. When needed referred children to Child Protective Services. Coordinated child health referrals.
  • Health Care Administration/ Practice management: Developed written protocols, standing orders, and anticipatory guidance handouts, nursing guidelines for the child health-program. Developed clinical chart forms. Reviewed and audited charts
  • Health Care Education: Provided continuing education to the child health staff. Developed educational resource materials for patient, family, staff and other caretakers to assist in patient care management. Provided health education to the child and family at each visit or phone contact.
  • Reason for leaving: Children's Services of Central Iowa lost the contract for the well child clinics and WIC and as a result the agency closed. I moved to Omaha, NE

Substitute School Nurse

Marshalltown Community Schools, Marshalltown, IA

Sep 1980Dec 1987

Diagnostic Evaluation and Intervention: Physical assessment of children returning to school after illness, children who become ill during the day or injured at school. Provided first aid to injured students. Administered medications.
  • Health Care Education: Served as resource person to teacher and parents. Provided health education to parents regarding injuries or illness.
  • Health Care Administration: Completion of accident reports, daily logs and student individual records.
Reason for leaving: Moved to Omaha, Ne.

Volunteer Coordinator

YMCA Teen Pregnancy and Teen Parent Support Group, Marshalltown, IA

Aug 1985Feb 1986

Recruited volunteers to serve as a mentor for a pregnant teen or teenage parent. Matched the volunteer to each teen. Provided education / anticipatory guidance on child health, growth and development, behavior and parenting to the staff, volunteers and teens. Encouraged the teens to have regular obstetrical care. 
Reason for leaving: Opportunity to work as Nurse Practitioner. 
Supervisor: Jane

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

American Home Finding Maternal Child Health Program, Ottumwa, IA

Nov 1982Aug 1985

217 East 5th St.Ottumwa, IA 52501 Phone: 641-682-3449
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Diagnostic Evaluation and Intervention: Provided periodic health appraisal of children 0-21, obtained and reviewed clinical history, provided physical assessment; vision; hearing, growth and developmental screenings; and parent education (child development, illness, parenting) and made referrals as needed for further evaluation. When needed referred children to Child Protective Services. Coordinated child health referrals.
  • Health Care Administration/ Practice management: Developed written protocols, standing orders, and anticipatory guidance handouts, nursing guidelines for the child health-program. Developed clinical chart forms. Reviewed and audited charts.
  • Health Care Education: Provided continuing education to the child health staff. Developed educational resource materials for patient, family, staff and other caretakers to assist in patient care management. Provided health education to the child and family at each visit or phone contact. Found resources to assist the client who did not speak or read English.
  • Patient/Client Relations: This clinic served a large number of Hispanic clients, uninsured, underinsured clients. Communication with clients with limited understanding of English, often without an interpreter.. Another challenge was the interpretation of immunization records written in other languages - without a translator or interpreter available.
Reason for leaving: No longer wanted to commute 95 miles one way.

Clinical Nurse I

Pediatric Clinic, Blank Memorial Hospital, Des Moines, IA

Jun 1982Nov 1982

Outpatient Care: After-hours out-patient clinic for pediatric patients not requiring an emergency room visit. Triage of patients, maintain clinic flow, provide nursing assessment of pediatric acute care patients, identifying those requiring immediate attention. Assist with medical and surgical procedures. Coordinated patient transfers to other departments, assisted in transfer and admission of patients.
  • Health Care Education: Provided health education to the child and family at each visit.
Reason for leaving: Opportunity to work as Nurse Practitioner.

Head Start Health Handicap Coordinator

Marshalltown Community Schools, Marshalltown, IA

Nov 1980May 1981

1001 South 18th Avenue Marshalltown, IA 50158, Phone: 641-752-7162
Head Start Health Handicap Coordinator
  • Care Coordination: Ensure that each child received a medical and dental examination and that the recommendations from the exams were carried out. Provided vision and hearing screening, referral of children who failed the screenings.
  • Client advocacy: Assisted parents in obtained needed resources to obtain needed care. Attend student staffing, helping parent to advocate for the services their child required.
  • Health Care Education: Provide education programs to parents and staff. Reviewed and audited charts. Keep immunizations records.
  • Health Care Administration: Develop head start health forms. Responsible for health-handicap budget.
Reason for leaving: Return to school full-time for PNP certificate

Medical Surgical Nursing Instructor

Marshalltown Community College, Marshalltown, IA

Aug 1978Jul 1979

3700 S. Center Street Marshalltown, IA 50158 Phone 641-752-7106
Medical Surgical Nursing Instructor
  • Health Care Education: Taught medical-surgical nursing 12 hours of lecture per week-and-16 hours of clinical supervision per week. Prepared of lecture, tests and projects, grading of project and tests. Recording of grades. Supervised in the clinical area, patient care assignments, guidance and evaluation of the nursing care given by the students, supervision of the passing of medications by the students. Reviewed each student's charting. Counseled students regarding progress in program and areas that needed improvement. Conducted nursing care conferences.
Reason for leaving: Return to school for BSN

Full time stay at home mother

Nov 1977Jul 1978

Mother of 2 preschool children.

Staff Nurse

Veterans Administration Hospital, Iowa City, IA

Jun 1974Oct 1977

Inpatient care: Provided acute and ambulatory care on several areas including vascular, orthopedic, thoracic, ophthalmology or general surgery patients. Either functioned as Team leader supervised the care of 20 patients and the work of 1-2 other personnel and gave medications and treatments; as team member, gave direct patient care; or as charge nurse, supervised both teams and furnished information to nursing office.
  • Patient/Client Relations: Provided psychological support to the patient and his family in accepting his condition and any changes in life style necessary because of his condition
  • Health Care Education: Educated the patient and his family in procedures of self-care, recognition of complications of his condition, and understanding his condition. Provided instruction and on the job education for new personnel. Fire and safety coordinator for the ward. Served on the hospital safety committee and Ward safety officer.
  • Case Management: Coordinated discharges and any referrals to other agencies.
Reason for leaving: Move to Waterloo, IA with family.

Clinical Nurse

Martin Army Hospital, Fort Benning, GA

Apr 1973May 1974

Inpatient care: Provided acute care on 40 bed unit of Medical, ENT or Oncology patients whose conditions ranged from convalescent to critically ill. Several patients had multiple diagnoses. Ongoing assessment of patient, development and revision of nursing care plan. Review of chart for physician orders regarding medications and treatments orders. Implements these orders Prepares and administers medications and treatments as prescribed i.e. orally, subcutaneously, intradermally, intramuscularly, rectally or intravenously. Initiate intravenous lines. Rounds with physicians. Coordination of care including initiation of the physician's care plan, ongoing assessment of patient condition, provision of medications and treatments and documentation of the care given.
  • Patient/Client Relations: Provided psychological support to the patient and their family in accepting their condition and any changes in life style necessary because of their condition.
  • Health Care Education: Provided education to the patient and family regarding self-care, symptoms of complications, and when to seek additional care. Provided education and training to new personnel.
  • Supervision: As team leader supervised 3-5 personnel ranging from RN to Nursing assistants(Corpsman)
Reason for leaving: Move to Iowa City for husband to return to school.

Second Lieutenant

US Army Nurse Corps,

Nov 1971Nov 1972

Inpatient care: Either the head or assistant head nurse on multiple medical-surgical wards with patients whose conditions ranged from convalescent to critically ill. Several patients had multiple diagnoses. Ongoing assessment of patient, development and revision of nursing care plan. Rounds with the physician. Review of chart for physician orders regarding medications and treatments orders. Implements these orders Prepares and administers medications and treatments as prescribed i.e. orally, subcutaneously, intradermally, intramuscularly, rectally or intravenously. Initiate intravenous lines. Coordination of care including initiation of the physician's care plan, ongoing assessment of patient condition, provision of medications and treatments and documentation of the care given. Communicated with the nursing office.
  • Patient/Client Relations: Provided psychological support to the patient and their family in accepting their condition and any changes in life style necessary because of their condition.
  • Health Care Education: Provided education to the patient and family regarding self-care, symptoms of complications, and when to seek additional care. Provided education and training to new personnel.
  • Supervision: Supervised 3-8 personnel ranging from RN to Nursing assistants(Corpsman). Responsible for developing the work schedule for all personnel assigned to the ward.
Reason for leaving: Army did not allow pregnant women to remain in service.

Staff Nurse

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA

Sep 1970Sep 1971

Inpatient care: Provided acute care on 32 bed Neurosurgical unit, patients whose conditions ranged from convalescent to critically ill. Functioned as team member, team leader or charge nurse. Ongoing assessment of patient, development and revision of nursing care plan. Review of chart for physician orders regarding medications and treatments orders. Implements these orders Prepares and administers medications and treatments as prescribed i.e. orally, subcutaneously, intradermally, intramuscularly, rectally or intravenously. Initiate intravenous lines. Rounds with physicians. Coordination of care including initiation of the physician's care plan, ongoing assessment of patient condition, provision of medications and treatments and documentation of the care given.
  • Patient/Client Relations: Provided psychological support to the patient and their family in accepting their condition and any changes in life style necessary because of their condition.
  • Health Care Education: Provided education to the patient and family regarding self-care, symptoms of complications, and when to seek additional care. Provided education and training to new personnel.
  • Supervision: As team leader supervised 3-5 personnel ranging from RN to Nursing assistants.
Reason for leaving: Join the Army

Charge nurse

Beverly Manor, Iowa City, IA

Jun 1970Aug 1970

In patient care: 30 bed nursing home unit. Supervision of 2-4 non professional personnel. Administered medications and treatments. Assessment of the patient's condition, notification of their physician of significant changes. Developed and facilitated the completion of the nursing care plan. Documentation of care given.
  • Patient/Client Relations: Provided psychological support to the patient in accepting their condition and any changes in life style necessary because of their condition. Encouraged them to participate in recreational activities.
  • Health Care Education: Provided education to the patient regarding self-care, symptoms of complications. Provided education and training to non professional personnel.
Reason for leaving: Better pay and benefits.

Education

Masters of Public Health in Administrative Track

University of Nebraska Medical Center,

2005

PNP Certificate

University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

1981

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA

1980

Diploma

Mercy Hospital School of Nursing, Cedar Rapids, IA

1970

Additional Information

PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS  
Registered Nurse License Indiana 10/31/2013 
Registered Nurse License California 9/30/2014 
Nurse Practitioner License & Furnisher California 9/30/2014 
Nurse Practitioner Authorization Indiana 10/31/2013 
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certificate National Board of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners/Associates 2/28/2014 
DEA Registration 6/30/2014 
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