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Jewel L. Tartt

Education

May 2013Apr 2016

Post Masters Certificate in Nursing

Duquesne University

Family Nurse Practitioner

Aug 2009Aug 2012

Masters of Science in Nursing

Duquesne University

Forensic Nursing

Feb 2009Mar 2009

Certificate in Sexual Assault Nurse Examining

Duquesne University

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner

Aug 2000Aug 2005

Bachelors of Science in Nursing

University of Pittsburgh

Nursing

Certification/licensure

Apr 2016Apr 2018

Florida RN License

State of Florida Department of Health,Division of Medical Quality Assurance

RN 9389045, exp April 30, 2018

Jul 2008Oct 2017

Pennsylvania RN License

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of State, Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs

RN 595105, exp October 31, 2017

Feb 2009Mar 2009

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner

Duquesne University

Certification to practice as a sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE)

Clinical Rotations/NP Internships

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Bayview Medical, LLC

February - April 2016

  • 240-hour Family Practice Rotation
  • Provided comprehensive annual wellness examinations, assessment, and management of adult (age 18 and older) illnesses, diseases, and conditions
  • Provided assessment and management of sick patients
  • Participated in the billing and coding of patient visits
  • Documentation of assessment and management of patients in the medical record





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MaxHealth Oaks Family Practice, Sarasota, FL

September - October 2015

  • 120-hour Family Practice Rotation
  • Provided comprehensive annual wellness examinations, assessment, and management of adult (age 18 and older) illnesses, diseases, and conditions
  • Provided assessment and management of sick patients
  • Participated in determining billing and coding of patient visits
  • Documentation of assessment and management of patients in the medical record
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Bradenton Physicians Medical Center, Bradenton, FL

June - July 2015

  • 120-hour Internal Medicine Rotation
  • Provided comprehensive annual wellness examinations, assessment, and management of adult (age 18 and older) illnesses, diseases, and conditions
  • Provided assessment and management of sick patients
  • Performed hospital and nursing home rounds with physician to conduct patient assessments
  • Documentation of assessment and management of patients in the medical record
4
Baby Love Birth Center, Cape Coral, FL

April 2015

  • 24-hour Midwifery Rotation
  • Provided ultrasound assessments
  • Performed pelvic examinations
4
For Women ObGyn, McMurray, PA

March - April 2014 and March 2015

  • Observation of patient assessment and management of obstetrical and gynecological conditions
  • Observation of minor office procedures including IUD insertion/implantation and uterine and ovarian biopsies
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McCracken Pediatrics, Perryopolis, PA

March 2014 and February-March 2015

  • 120-hour Pediatric Rotation
  • Provided comprehensive annual well examinations, and assessment pediatric illnesses and conditions
  • Provided sports physical examinations and assessments
2
Cranberry Internal Medicine, Cranberry Township, PA

November - December 2013

  • 20-hour Internal Medicine Rotation
  • Provided comprehensive annual wellness examinations, and assessment of common illnesses

Professional Experience

April 2016Present

Medical Assistant Supervisor (Occupational Health Nurse)

Tropicana Products
  • Responsible for providing medical aid to employees, conducting safety and health training, developing & implementing health programs, and participating in the Worker's Compensation process and Transitional Duty Program.
  • Performing Post-Hire Physical Assessments and Drug Screens as needed.
  • Assisting in management and monitoring of surveillance programs.
  • Complying with HIPAA and Company policies and procedures.
  • Other responsibilities include:
    • Performing clinical service for both occupational and non-occupational injury/illness
    • Delivering services to maintain a safe and healthy workforce
    • Serving as a member of the site Emergency Response Team.
    • Managing the Drug Testing Program for DOT and non-DOT employees
    • Providing case management through coordination of health services from onset of work-related injury evaluation, through workers' compensation injury/risk/claim management, disability and absence management, return to work evaluation and return to work or an optimal alternative
    • Overseeing required medical data collection and record-keeping for reporting injury information tot he Safety Department and Company's insurance carrier.
    • Compiling and submitting injury and accident reports required by corporate and regulatory agencies
    • Working with the external healthcare providers, insurance carrier or third party administrator to reduce employee lost time and contain cost.
    • Helping coordinate the Transitional Duty Program.
    • Performing as a key business partner in areas such as quality improvement procedures/protocols and cost containment.
    • Preparing reports and maintaining associate health files in a confidential, HIPAA compliance profile.
    • Assuming other responsibilities and performing special functions as assigned by immediate supervisor.
May 2015April 2016

Registered Nurse

Interim Healthcare
  • Provide Home Health Case Management, Admissions and visits.
  • Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 1) assure quality patient care and services are provided to in home patients; 2) be accountable for making decisions based on educational preparation and experience in nursing; and 3) provide patient care and coordinate the services of a multidisciplinary team in collaboration with the patient’s physician.

Job Placements:

  • Home Health Case Management RN:
    • Responsibilities — patient education, patient physical assessments, vital sign assessments, utilization of INR meter, utilization of glucometer, dressing changes, changing/applying wound vac, management of patient medications, clinical documentation
  • Tropicana Occupational Health Nurse:
    • Responsibilities — patient education, patient physical assessments, vital sign assessments, reporting worker’s compensation cases, coordination of employee care, conducting vision eye tests, performing drug screenings, assisting with the New Hire process, and creating/filing employee charts.
Apr 2015Dec 2015

Part-Time Adjunct Faculty

Southern Technical College
  • Teach Associate Degree-level nursing students nursing skills associated with Pediatric Nursing, Health Assessment, and Beginning Medical-Surgical Nursing,.
  • Coordinate and develop simulation lab activities.
  • Participate in scheduled faculty meetings
Jan 2015Sep 2015

Consultant

Angel Technical Institute Nursing School
  • Direct communication with the Regulatory Agencies (Florida Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Education and the Florida Accrediting Bureau) to ensure that the Nursing Education Program maintains compliance with all local, state and federal regulations.
  • Planning, sequencing and evaluating the Nursing Program.
  • Collaborating/coordinating with Health Care Providers and potential employers in the geographic recruiting area to: 1) Develop, coordinate, and collaboratie in the use of educational facilities and clinical resources; 2) Work and coordinate with Community Agencies and other resources to recruit students; and 3) Negotiate with preceptors and tutors.
  • Hire staff as needed, including: part-time/full-time/adjunct faculty, staff, and ancillary personnel.
  • Conduct performance evaluations of all faculty, staff, and personnel.
  • Develop lesson plans for nursing faculty.
  • Participate in Academic Advising for students in nursing as well as non‐nursing requirements.
Aug 2014Jan 2015

RN Supervisor

The Glenridge on Palmer Ranch
  • Supervise the clinical staff of the skilled nursing facility in which my duties included, but were not limited to: manage staff issues/concerns; perform clinical audits; perform clinical rounds and report clinical issues/concerns to the Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON), DON, and Administrator; monitor infection control; enforce completion of resident monthly summaries and quarterly assessments; assist with resident admissions/discharges; assist with staff scheduling issues; perform staff disciplinary and corrective actions; and report to the ADON daily to review daily tasks/follow-up
Aug 2012Apr 2014

Clinical Nurse Faculty

Duquesne University School of Nursing
  • Teach undergraduate nursing students clinical nursing skills associated with Community Health Nursing, direct supervision of undergraduate nursing students’ clinical skills and tasks, coordinate and develop simulation lab activities, and coordinate clinical assignments in the community
  • Participate in scheduled faculty meetings

Oct 2012Jan 2014

On-Call RN Runner/Admissions RN

Caring Hospice Services
  • Serve as the “On-Call Runner” RN answering calls for any patient emergencies that may arise between the hours of 5:00PM and 8:30AM. This includes making patient visits to assess the patient and/or situation, ordering medications, communicating with facility staff and physicians, and any other nursing-related duties.
  • Attending all patient deaths in which I would pronounce the patient’s time of death, notify the Medical Examiner’s Office, notify the patient’s physician so they may issue a Death Certificate, and make a condolence call to the patient’s family as applicable.
  • Assess patients for qualifying characteristics and admit them to hospice services if appropriate.
Dec 2009Apr 2012

Graduate Student Teaching Assistant

Duquesne University School of Nursing
  • Assist Professor(s) in the edit and final grading of undergraduate nursing students’ papers
  • Complete literary research searches and reviews
  • Assist with undergraduate nursing classroom teaching when necessary
Aug 2010Jan 2012

Health Careers Technology Instructor

Pittsburgh Public Schools, Pittsburgh Carrick High School
  • Develop and teach curriculum for the Health Careers Technology Programs—I, II, and III—in the subject areas of Safety, Infection Control, Medical Terminology, Medical Math, First Aid, CPR , Personal Qualities of a Health Care Worker/Communication, Legal/Ethical Issues, Nutrition, Careers, Client Status, Anatomy and Physiology, CNA Skills, Human Growth and Development with emphasis on late adulthood issues and geriatric care, Developmental Communication Skills, and Job Seeking/Office Skills
  • Develop weekly lesson plans
  • Adequately prepare the Health Careers Technology III students for the National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) exam
Feb 2009Oct 2011

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner

The Sexual Assault Response Team of Allegheny County (SARTAC)
  • To provide professional and compassionate forensic evidence collection for sexual assault victims in Allegheny County
  • To ensure that evidence is collected according to the highest professional standards in order to protect the interests of both the alleged victim and the accused
  • To avoid further trauma to victims of sexual assault in the healthcare environment
  • To work cooperatively with other members of SARTAC to effectively meet the needs of the victim
Apr 2011Sep 2011

Curriculum Development Consultant

Gateway Medical Society
  • Develop monthly curriculum/lesson plans for the Gateway Medical Society Youth Program. Content areas included: 1.) Identifying Hospital Equipment and Supplies; 2.) Effective Communication; 3.) Basic First Aid; 4.) Vital Sign Measurement; 5.) Adult CPR and AED Training; and 6.) Child and Infant CPR.

Nov 2008Aug 2010

Education Specialist

The Simulation, Teaching and Academic Research (STAR) Center at Western Pennsylvania Allegheny Health System (WPAHS)
  • Assist in the development and teaching of educational courses and writing scenarios for multidisciplinary departments offered by the STAR Center
  • Assist Simulation Specialists with teaching and operating simulators and task trainers during courses
  • Developed training course curriculum for the use of simulators and task trainers available at the STAR Center
  • Maintain the daily schedule of courses, tours, and meetings at the STAR Center
  • Research for grants, updates on healthcare simulation, and updates in nursing
  • Assisting with the application process of various grants
  • Miscellaneous administrative duties (photo copying, faxing, filing, scheduling, product ordering, and data entry)
Mar 2008Jun 2008

Medical Assistant

Allegheny County Medical Society (Sewickley Valley Pediatrics)
  • Duties included general nursing responsibilities: patient admission, obtaining vital signs (blood pressure, height, weight, temperature, pulse, respirations, body mass index), administration of subcutaneous and intramuscular immunizations/vaccines, administration of nebulizer breathing treatments, performing urine analysis, and assisting the physician with various procedures (i.e. ear irrigations, wart removals, collection of urine samples).
Mar 2007Oct 2007

Senior Administrative Assistant

SimMedical
  • Administrative responsibilities: answering and taking phone messages, managing the daily calendars of senior staff members, coordination of travel plans, drafting business letters, ordering office supplies, photocopying , filing, scanning, and submitting expense reports.
  • Responsible for medical simulation research and assisted with the technical aspects of simulation
  • Attended WISER’s Foundations Course regarding designing and creating your own simulation center as well as an introduction to the Laerdal SimMan software.
May 2006Feb 2007

Receptionist

The Peter M. Winter Institute for Simulation, Education and Research (WISER)
  • Administrative responsibilities: answering and taking phone messages, managing the daily calendars of senior staff members, coordination of travel plans, ordering office supplies, photocopying , filing, scanning, and submitting expense reports.
  • Created a database for medical simulation-related articles using EndNote® - The Public EndNote® Research Project at WISER: A Research and Publication Tool for Simulation Educators.
  • Responsible for medical simulation research and assisted with the technical aspects of simulation
  • Attended WISER’s Crisis Team Training course and ACLS training for certification.

Jun 2005Dec 2005

Graduate Nurse/Nurse Intern

UPMC Montefiore, Medical Step-Down Unit, 8 West
  • Duties included standard nursing responsibilities: patient admission/transfer/discharge, direct patient care, administration of medications (intravenous, subcutaneous, transdermal, intramuscular, sublingual, oral, and ophthalmic), phlebotomy, charting patient assessments, taking physician orders, taking patients to tests, assisting the physician, and other duties involving nursing.
May 2004Jun 2005

Research Assistant

University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Department of Health Promotion & Development
  • Transcription of data and data entry using TELEform and Microsoft Word
  • Developing presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Photo copying
  • Editing journal articles and grant applications
  • Library research
Dec 2000Apr 2004

Office/Research Assistant

University of Pittsburgh Department of Psychology, Pitt Mother & Child Project
  • Data entry using SPSS and TELEform
  • Double-checking data, photo copying, and video copying
May 2001Aug 2001

Nursing Assistant

UPMC Presbyterian, Post-Surgery & Trauma Unit, 10 North
  • Duties included standard nursing assistant responsibilities: patient bathing and care, maintaining accurate intake and output records, obtaining and charting vital signs (blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respirations), feeding patients, changing bed linens, sitting for psychiatric patients, transporting patients for various tests, and assisting the RN and/or LP with various procedures (dressing changes, enemas, feedings, bathing, bed linen changes, etc.)

Publications

  • Article
    • “The Effects of Virtual Intravenous and Patient Simulator Training Compared to the Traditional Approach of Teaching Nurses: A Research Study on Peripheral IV Catheter Insertion”
    • The Journal of Infusion Nursing
  • Abstract
    • “The Public EndNote® Research Project at WISER: A Research and Publication Tool for Simulation Educators”
    • Work in Progress
  • Abstract
    • “Simulation Training for Emergency Burn Care”
    • The 9th Annual International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare, January 2009
  • Abstract
    • “Mock Code Training: Using the Teamwork Approach”
    • Work in Progress
  • Book
    • “Virtual Hospital: How to Create a Multidisciplinary Simulation Center”
    • Work in Progress

conference Presentations

  • “A Study to Determine the Effectiveness of Simulation to Teach Mock Code Training: Using the Teamwork Approach,” October 23, 2009
    • Presented at the Greater Pittsburgh Nursing Research Consortium
    • Robert Morris University School of Nursing—Moon Township, Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania’s Best Practices in Health Care, March 25, 2009
    • The Simulation, Teaching and Academic Research (STAR) Center at West Penn Allegheny Health System (WPAHS) has been invited to present at the Preconference Simulation Learning Session in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • “Simulation Training for Emergency Burn Care,” January 10-11, 2009
    • Presented at The 9th Annual International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare
    • Disney’s Contemporary Resort—Lake Buena Vista, Florida
  • The Laerdal Simulation User Network (SUN) Conference,” October 9, 2008
    • The Simulation, Teaching and Academic Research (STAR) Center at West Penn Allegheny Health System (WPAHS) hosted and presented at the Laerdal Sun Conference
    • The Wintergarden Conference Center at West Penn Hospital—Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • “The Public EndNote® Research Project at WISER: A Research and Publication Tool for Simulation Educators,” January 2007
    • Presented at The 7th Annual International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare
    • Disney’s Contemporary Resort—Lake Buena Vista, Florida

Professional Organizations

  • Sigma Theta Tau International (The Honor Nursing Society)
  • The International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN)
  • The Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSIH)
  • Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc.

Volunteer Experience

  • Mentor/Supervisor to student extern with Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation Community Learns Program. This project is designed to encourage at-risk youth to pursue education and training in healthcare and other careers upon graduating from high school
  • Two years of volunteering with Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc. for blood pressure screenings at various locations in the Pittsburgh Area
  • Soup Kitchen
  • Toys for Tots
  • Cell phone drive for victims of abuse

Computer Skills

  • eClinicalWorks, Proficient
  • Microsoft Office:
    • Word, Proficient
    • Publisher, Proficient
    • PowerPoint, Proficient
    • Excel, Intermediate
    • Access, Novice
    • Outlook, Proficient
    • InfoPath, Novice
  • BlackBoard, Proficient
  • Laerdal SimMan and SimNewB Programming Software (Intermediate)
  • Gaumard Programming Software (Intermediate)
  • Internet/World Wide Web (Proficient)
  • EndNote® - Proficient
  • Write-N-Cite - Intermediate
  • RefWorks - Intermediate

References

  • Jany M. Lesslie, RN
    • Resident Coordinator
    • Premier Living by Warden, LLC
    • C: (316) 303-5467
    • E: janylesslie@gmail.com
  • Joyce Ott, DNP, MSN, RN
    • Director, RN-MSN and MSN Programs
    • Assistant Professor of Nursing
    • 6001 University Boulevard, 103 Hale Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15108
    • C: (724) 462-5436
    • E: ott@rmu.edu
  • Cindy Walters, DNP, MSN, RN
    • Assistant Clinical Professor/RN-BSN Program Coordinator
    • Duquesne University School of Nursing
    • 600 Forbes Avenue, 310 Fisher Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15282
    • O: (412) 396-1513
    • C: (724) 826-1574
    • E: walters362@duq.edu
  • Donamarie N-Wilfong, DNP, RN
    • Vice President of Interprofessional Education at Allegheny Health Network (AHN)
    • Director of the Simulation, Teaching and Academic Research (STAR) Center at AHN
    • West Penn Hospital School of Nursing
    • 4900 Friendship Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224
    • O: (412) 578-4483
    • C: (412) 737-1018
    • E: drdon316@aol.com