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Board-certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, compassionate and professionally driven to help those overcome personal obstacles and achieve mental wellness. Skilled in therapeutic communication technique, high stress situations and mental health services for underprivileged populations. ACLS and CPR certification.

Clearwater University,
Master of Science, Nursing
Graduated - May 2008
Westwood University,
Bachelor of Science, Nursing
Graduated - May 2005
Employment History
Western Hospital
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner  August 2011- Present 2018
  • Assess and treatment families and individuals with addiction and psychiatric care needs referred by social services or healthcare providers
  • Counsel and attend court hearings for patients regarding their continuing care and therapy
  • Effective collaboration with multi-disciplinary teams ensuring continuity of care
  • Crafted and revised treatment plans to adhere to strict care standards and practice guidelines
  • Consult with physicians on specific cases and prescribe medications following hospital policy and state regulations
  • Monitor patient responses to treatment and therapy for effectiveness and implement changes to the care plan as necessary to achieve the desired outcome
Northern Hospital
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner  June 2008 - August 2011
  • Communicated and enacted safety protocol during suicide watch of mental health patients in ICU
  • Developed consultative rapport with community and groups through ED consults
  • Screened patients in our mental health ED for treatment plans, admission if necessary and referral to community group therapy
  • Managed 25 bed floor inpatient Behavioral Health Unit (BHU) for treatment of mood disorders, schizophreniza, personality disorders and other psychiatric illnesses
Hobbies & Interests
  • Member of American Nurses Association
  • Inducted into Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society, 2016
  • UNYTS donor and volunteer for blood drives
  • Yoga and Pilates
  • Member of Philharmonic Choir
  • Community volunteer for events and fundraising
Professional Skills
EMR proficiency, hospital-based networks Meditech and Cerner:Expert
Efficient Multi-tasker:Expert
Excellent written and communication skills:Expert
Critical thinking:Expert
De-escalation tactics training:Expert
Excellence award for community service:Expert
Reference available upon request