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Professional Summary

Highly motivated CNO certified Primary health care Nurse Practitioner-APN/NP with expertise in Project Management , Education and Primary Care, in diverse health care settings. Strong desire to influence, stimulate and lead innovative programs in a growing and evolving team.

  • Accomplished in primary Health Care, In patient, Out patient.
  • Clinical preceptor NP , grad-undergraduate Medecine and Nursing
  • Academic appointment Faculty of Medecine
  • Promotes Interprofessional collaboration patient centered care in teaching, research and working.
  • Passionate Leader and Team player
  • Policy, procedures , best practice implementation.
  • Program development, Quality Improvement in Integrated Health Services
  • Fluent in french/ English(oral+written).
Work History
Consultant in Advanced Nursing Practice Consultant | self | January 2005 - Current
  • Provides professional and administrative consulting services to Health care organizations: Primary Care Locum Tenens, Northern Nursing, e-health assessments, QIP Health Quality Ontario, Policy review, Community Health, Hospital services, Education, Lecturer, Best Practice Guidelines review & implementation. Accreditation Canada
Family FIrst Family Health Team Nurse Practitioner Mobile Diagnostic Unit Project Leader | Orleans, Ontario | July 2017 - Current
  • Develops MDU Program based on population needs, following Best practice guidelines
  • Increases the skills of MDU RPN, personal support workers caregivers who work directly with patients in their homes.
  • Provides comprehensive longitudinal primary care in the homes of patients with complex chronic disease, who are not effectively managed by routine clinic based care
  • Facilitate patient centered care and collaboration with clinical teams, community partners: Champlain LHIN/CCAC, Health Links, PCO, RH etc.
  • University of Ottawa Faculty Tutor , Preceptor for Nursing NP program, and DAC faculty of Medecine . | Ottawa, ON | January 2005 - Current
    • Provides students with clinical experiences to meet the course ( Practicum, FAESD, Therapeutics, DAC Med students) clinical requirements, as Tutor/Preceptor: Nurse Practitioner graduate student in Primary Health care, and Medical undergraduate student.
    Community Care Access center; Regional Palliative Care Team Nurse Practitioner/Consultant | 100-4200 Labelle Street, Ottawa | May 2016 - October 2016
    • Provided palliative care expertise through consultation in palliative pain, symptom management and complex end-of-life care such as: disease progression( Cancer/non cancer chronic disease: cardiac, COPD etc.), delirium, analgesic selection, opioid initiation dosing etc.
    • Educated patients, families and health care provider about integrating palliative care approach into chronic disease management, goals of care, quality of life, and the contributing personal, social and economic factors.
    Cornwall community Hospital Advance Practice Nurse:Nurse Practitioner, Mental Health and Addiction services-ACTT | Cornwall, K6H 5S5, ON | January 2015 - January 2016
    • Provided Senior  clinical and administrative leadership to the Mental Health and Addiction Services ( MHAS) department in the delivery of safe and accessible services to clients of CCH.
    • Collaborated in Monitoring and maintaining appropriate standards of practice and policy for interdisciplinary professional mental health team 
    • Supported and consulted with ACTT Manager ,Director with respect to recruitment, union issues, Professional conduct, staff performance review.
    • Responsible for the Primary Care of MHAS patients; direct patient centered care and transitional care: chronic disease, DMs, cardiac CVD, COPD etc,. suicidal risk assessment. Counselling, home and Residence visits, Walk-in clinics, follow ups, referral to specialists etc.
    • Assessed, initiated or suggested early withdrawal management treatment, planned and organized transfer to acute withdrawal hospital as needed.
    • Supplied interprofessional team support, crisis intervention and substance abuse services to patients in the community, health promotion, patient advocacy.
    Cornwall Community Hospital Advance Practice Nurse/Nurse Practionner Women And Children\\'s Health | City of Cornwall, ON | January 2014 - January 2015
    • Participated actively on the Senior Nursing Leadership team, working closely with mid-high management: HQO indicators etc.
    • Provided clinical and administrative leadership to the Women's and children\'s Health department in the delivery of safe and accessible services to clients of CCH.
    • Supported and lead Corporate Nursing orientation, Assessing needs ,leading special projects: Accountable for OBS/Peds Quality Improvement , Accreditation review leader, More OB core team member, Policy review and creation. Ensured continued staff development. Supported Clinical Directors & Managers with respect to recruitment, staff performance review.
    • Team Leader Breastfeeding, Baby Friendly Initiative (BFI), NAS, infant pain management, monitored Key performance indicators DASH board.
    • Provided direct patient care and counseling : Vulnerable perinatal population, Pediatric and walk-in clinics.
    • Built partnership with regional and local community partners : Akwesasne First Nations Perinatal Services, EOHU (Heath Unit), midwifery Group, CMNRP, local 'suboxone and methadone, physician, OBS/GYN and social services to ensure safer pregnancy outcomes.
    • Managed, directed and coordinated activities for staff. Provided best practice education : MoreOB, breastfeeding, pain management with sucrose, hyperbilirubinemia etc..
    Montfort Hospital Nurse practitioner, Primary health care. mental health | 713 chemin montreal road, Otawa, ON. | December 2005 - February 2014
    • Provided Direct patient care to mental health in/out patients, chronic disease clinic; HBP, DM2, COPD, Cardiac CVD, CKD, Walk-in clinics in collaboration with psychiatrists, other health care professionals and community partners/ agencies.
    • Implemented and supported the Nurse Practitioner role, within Mental Health program and Family Medicine Unit.
    • Supported and led corporate mental health orientations: Patient care, safety, staff retention. Accreditation review leader. Policy review/creation following Best practice guidelines.
    • Implemented, led and treated patients at the Mental Health Metabolic Clinic.
    • Led educational presentations on health topics to staff, best practices.
    • Wrote successful grant for $5000 from Pfizer for metabolic HI-NEXT TREAt software promoting teaching.
    Montfort Hospital Nurse Practitioner Family medical Unit-CISP project(Inter prof collaboration) | 713 chemin montreal road, Ottawa, ON. | March 2008 - November 2011
    • Served as NP leader, health care provider for a 400 patients family clinic.
    • Appropriately diagnosed, treated and followed patients with primary care diseases and injuries in general practice setting. (emergency,all ages, Walk-In).
    • Frequently collaborated in research to develop and test interprofessional collaboration Learning techniques to improve patient centered care and outcomes.
    • Effectively led teams of medical students, residents, nurses and psychology students in caring for in/out-patient, and walk-in patients to ensure quality care.
    CLSC des Collines Clinical Nurse perinatal care | Val-des-Monts, J8N 1A1, QC | April 2000 - December 2005
    • Led, designed and implemented community perinatal services in 2 rural locations women\'s health and child services programs; perinatal, breastfeeding and immunization clinics, child/youth development/neglect assessment etc.
    CLSC de Hull Community Health Nurse | 85 St Redempteur Gatineau QC | October 1989 - April 2000
    • Public Health/Community Health nursing; Health screenings, special education assessments in schools, mass immunization clinics, Info-Health line, perinatal services/groups, Home care nursing, STD clinics etc.
    UQO Nursing Faculty tutor and preceptor | Gatineau, QC | August 1997 - May 1999
    • Classroom teaching, lab teaching and clinical placements for Nursing undergrad students.
    Centre Hospitalier Regional de l\'Outaouais RN Team leader OBS / Gynecology surgery | Gatineau, QC | April 1985 - February 1991
    • Nursing Team leader in Obstetrics ( ante, intra and post partum) and gynecology surgery services.
    CECEGP de l\'Outaouais Nursing Professor Part time | Gatineau, QC | August 1990 - May 1994
    • Develop and implement the curriculum. Classroom teaching, labs, clinical practice.
    Bayshore Healthcare & Northern Health Care( NWT) Nurse Practitioner | Locum Outpost Nursing-First Nation Population.Nunavut and TNO | June 2004 - December 2005
    • Appropriately diagnosed and treated a variety of diseases and injuries in a remote, general practice setting. All ages, chronic disease, multiple social issues, Medical Air evacuation, Emergency etc.)
    Department of National Defense Reservist | 55e BNS des services du Canada | May 1980 - September 1988
    • Completed basic training at CFB Valcartier . Joined 55 e BNS du Canada as finance clerk. Transferred to Le Regiment de Hull du Canada : worked as medical Exam Room Nurse.
    Master of Science Nursing- Interprofessional collaboration Education University of Ottawa Ottawa ON, 2010
    Graduate studies certificate Nurse Practitioner in Primary Health Care University of Ottawa Ottawa, ON | 2002
    Certificat course Education-Andragogy Université de Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Qc.

    Bachelor of Science Nursing Universite du Quebec en Outaouais Gatineau, Quebec
    • Student Body for Faculty of Nursing Council X 3 years
    • Course work includes High risk pregnancy with Placenta Praevia.

    DEC Nursing College CEGEP De Limoilou Quebec city QC.
    • Nurse Practitioner Association of Ontario, CNO, CNA. Canadian Nurse Practitioner, Eastern Ontario Region PHCNP. CIHC-Canadian Interprofessional Health collaboration.OIIQ-Quebec,NT-NU,Maine USA:Non active.
    • CPR/ BCLS and NRP active. SIGMA-Canadian Menopause Society.
    • Perinatal Psychiatry Study Group, Ottawa. 2016-current.

    Boards: Medical Scientific Committee Montfort Hospital 2011 to current. Implementation : Implement metabolic clinic for First episode psychosis outpatients (2015 CCH, 2012 Montfort), Neonatal abstinence syndrome policy and antenatal care and NAS team follow up clinic (2015), inter-hospital collaborative practice Transfer: for patient in acute withdrawal management (2015). Implement breastfeeding Policy and committee in line with BFI strategy (2014). Created and lead "Pediatric bridge clinic" for early follow up of newborns and early post partum breastfeeding mothers without primary care providers (2014). Up date and implement multiple Hospital clinical guidelines perinatal services, Addictions & Mental Health services.(2014-15). Develop jointly The CCH Prenatal Booklet, 1st, 2nd 3rd version (2014-15). Developed perinatal programming and services for newly defined territory, CLSC des Collines (2000). Research: Completed group study focused inter professional learning assessment rubric , which resulted in more accurate assessment Tools. Conferences/Lectures: Update in Geriatrics for Primary Care 2018. NAS.-Journées Montfort 2017., Metabolic management in mental health.-Journées Montfort 2013, Interdisciplinarité entre Résidents et apprenants.-ACFAS 2012., Enseignement de la collaboration interprofessionnelle en sciences de la santé.-Forum des MD de famille 2010., Nurse Practitioner role in mental health: assessment and treatment.- Lilly 2013. Interprofessional Collaboration: Arizona CAB III 2011, CAB IV-2013 Collaboration accross boarders: Peer abstract reviewer. Advanced practice/NP : Planning commitee member for OHA-NP conference 2013,2014. Different National and provincial Committee/review Board on COPD, HBP, Mental health, etc. Teaching/award nomination:Semi finalist Nominated for 'Polaris Prize- Montfort Hospital Gala 2013: For teaching actions & approach, in research and/or professional development. Semi finalist group nominated for "Continuous Improvement and Innovation" Cornwall Community Hospital's, 2015 Award Ceremony. Volunteered; Ville de Gatineau Linguistic Mentorship for new immigrants. 2016-to date, CICB Run for the Cure. Québec 2014-15., Jeux de la Francophonie Ottawa, 2001., Sécurité Civile,mesures d'urgence 1.

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    Professional Summary

    Loyal, collaborative Registered Nurse with a steadfast commitment to quality care and preventative care advocacy.


    Maryland Compact State

    Washington, District of Columbia

    Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2014-2016

    ANA Certified in Psychiatric & Mental Health

    Skill Highlights
    • Culturally sensitive
    • Strong medical ethics
    • Emergency room and Critical nurse experience
    • Psych and mental health care proficiency
    • School Nurse Experience
    • Experienced with the processing and intake of Psychiatric patients who visits the emergency room.
    • Case management of vulnerable populations
    Professional Experience
    November 2015
    January 2016
    Delmarva Foundation (F&D Associates) Washington, DC Case Management PRN
    • Perform assessment of Medicaid recipients in their home to determine their level of care and ensure their needs are being met.

    Maintained patient charts and confidential files.

    September 2013
    November 2015
    Montgomery Hospice Rockville, DC Triage RN PRN
    • Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.
    • Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to patients in the end stage of their life.
    October 2006
    October 2007
    Montgomery Hospice Rockville, MD On-call Hospice RN

    Provided palliative care in outpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans.

    November 2010
    November 2014
    Children's National Medical Center Rockville, MD Community Health Nurse
    • Tested glucose and administered injections.Organized, updated and maintained over 200 student charts.
    • Evaluated students presenting with asthma and various chronic illnesses.
    • Provided necessary health education training for staff and students.
    June 2008
    November 2013
    Montgomery General Hospital Olney, MD Emergency Room and Behavioral Health RN
    • Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.
    September 2006
    June 2008
    Arlington County Department of Mental Health Arlington, VA Public Mental Health Nurse/Case Manager
    • Coordinated care with the primary care physician or specialist.
    • Monitored medications and side effects of psychiatric drugs.
    • Conducted screening, diagnostic treatment and rehabilitative supportive services as the senior nurse on a primary health care team.Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
    • Provide supportive Counseling. Provided education to patients on detox and withdrawal, medications, addiction, recovery, coping skills and community resources.
    January 2000
    September 2006
    Adventist Healthcare Rockville, MD Charge Nurse
    • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.Provided quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures.treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.

    Provided necessary health education training for patients.

    Managed team of medical support personnel.

    August 1992
    December 1999
    George Washington University Hospital Washington, DC Critical Care Nurse
    • Critical care and cardiac nurse.
    • Provided care for trauma patients, critically ill medical and surgical patients.
    • Cared for heart and kidney transplant patients.
    August 1990
    August 1992
    Suburban Hospital Bethesda, DC Medical and Surgical Nurse

    Managed caseload of 6-8 patients, providing education, treatments, IV therapy, venipuncture and surgical wound care.

    Education and Training
    Western Governors University Salt Lake City, UT Masters: Nursing Education

    Nursing Education

    Farleigh Dickinson University Rutherford, N.J., Bergen Bachelor of Science: Nursing



    Computer Literate

    Microsoft Office

    Experience with multiple types of electronic charting software.

    Additional Information

    • Nurse of the year, Potomac Ridge Behavioral Health Center 2002

    • Enjoy the creative arts and express joy through painting with oil on canvas.

    • Aspire to become a public health specialist with national and global focus on vulnerable populations.

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    Professional Summary

    Dedicated graduated Family Nurse Practitioner in NY Looking for a position that involves a wide variety of patients with diverse needs in a facility that diagnoses and manages both common and complex medical conditions. Experienced  Registered Nurse with over 11 years Registered Nurse with strong clinical in geriatrics.

    • Strong clinical judgment
    • Disease prevention and intervention
    • Patient evaluation/intervention to prevent hospitalization.
    • Strong Geriatric background in long term care and acute care setting, and home care setting.
    • Patient/family focused in home care setting, and long term care facilities.
    Fluent in language English, French, Creole, some Spanish.
    Work History
    Nurse Practitioner House calls (Per Diem) Current
    Complexe Care Solutions Nashville, Tenessee
    • Conducted mandated yearly health assessment, screenings, physicals and special education assessments.
    • Performed standardized health assessment , review current and  past medical history, current prescription and address possible health concerns.
    • Provide patient education, health promotion and illness prevention.
    • Perform head to toe assessment physical examination, depression screening, monofilament test, foot exam. apartment on the 3rd floor. .
    • Identify diagnoses to be used in care management and active medical management.
    Assessment Nurse 09/2016 to Current
    Metroplus Health Plan Inc New York, NY
    • Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability.
    • Conducted mandated health screenings, physicals and special education, heath risk prevention, medication review . Ensured external follow-up where required.
    • Obtained present, past medical history, review of symptoms.
    • conduct physical examination, checking vitals, perform monofilament testing and foot exam as appropriate.
    • Identify list of diagnoses to be used in medical management in prospective of treatment plan.
    Rn Staff Nurse 04/2014 to 07/2016
    Fidelis Care - New York City Regional Office New York, United States


    • Perform intake and reassessments visit for MLTC/PCS/Fida Member using the UAS.
    • Perform semi-monthly reassessments in the home setting or at long term care facilities, or in hospital setting for the Fida members.
    Community Health Nurse 07/2007 to 04/2014
    Visiting Nurse Services of New York New York, United States
    • Coordinate care between heath care team, admit Patient into the system.
    • Complete Oasis, Home Health Aide supervision, perform wound care, insertion of foley cath, perform wound vacc, pleurex drainage,administer subcutaneous or Intramuscular injections.
    • Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
    • Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders and diseases.
    • Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
    • Clinician for the CHF program. Frontloading patients with skilled visits after hospitalizations reduced readmissions from 80% to 30%.
    Student Nurse Practitioner 09/2016 to 12/2016
    Stat Urgent Care
    • Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
    • Documented patient information obtained from interviews.
    • Followed infection control procedures.
    • Routinely retracted patient throat cultures and prepared for lab submission.
    • Authorized drug refills and provided detailed prescription information to pharmacies.
    • Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.
    Registered Nurse 05/2006 to 06/2007
    Mercy Medical Center Rockville, NY
    • Provides direct care and coordinates care of patients, In a step-down ICU.
    • Patients on IV drips, Ventilators Suctioning, administer tube feeding, interpretation of EKG strips.
    • Delegate Task appropriately to LPN 's and CNA 's.
    • Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer, Alzheimer's.
    Family Nurse Practitioner Student 09/2005 to 12/2005
    North shore LIJ New York, United States


    • Documents patient information obtained from interviews.
    • Collected blood, tissue and laboratory specimens and prepare them for lab testing.
    • Managed care for post-operative patients through discharge.
    • Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
    Master of Science: Family Nurse Practitioner 2016 Molloy College - Rockville Centre, NY Nursing
    Bachelor of Science: Registered Nurse 2005 Molloy College - Rockville Center NY Family Nurse Pratitioner