Pamela Kay Striplin

Pamela Kay Striplin

Work History

Work History
Sep 2007 - Present

Family Nurse Practitioner

Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
  • Consultant and specialty care provider for the Rehabilitation Care Line in the Polytrauma and Traumatic Brain Injury Program.  Responsible for the consultation service and treatment for a complex population of Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF) veterans requiring physical rehabilitation services and treatment of service connected injuries. 
  • Manager of Intrathecal Baclofen Pump Program for spasticity patients.
  • Instructor for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Services Back School—teaching patients self-management and treatment of chronic back pain.
2007 - 2006

Medical Provider

The Methodist Hospital

  • Medical Provider for hospitalized patients on medical and surgical units.  Responsibilities include evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of acute and chronically ill patients.
  • Member of Clinical Emergency Response Team responding to hospital-wide emergencies and quickly assessing, diagnosing and treating the emergent condition.
  • Chairperson of Nurse Practitioner Program Mentoring Committee designed to assist newly hired NPs.
2006 - 2004

Medical Provider

Inpatient Physicians Network of Nevada
  • Medical Provider for internal medicine patients in a subacute facility. Responsibilities include evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronically ill patients.
  • Perform admission history and physical examinations.   Conduct daily patient rounds and revise treatment plan as needed.  Complete timely hospital discharges.
  • Coordinate patient care and discharge planning with patient's primary care provider, case and manager, patient's family to optimize the transition to home or other facility.
  • Manage chronic medical conditions such as diabetes, congestive heart failure, hypertension and depression
2004 - 2001

Medical Provider

Kennewick General Hospital District
  • Medical Provider in an occupational health and ambulatory clinic providing employment-related and primary care.
  • Obtain comprehensive health histories and perform physical examinations, diagnosis and treatment for nuclear power plant, construction, department of transportation, police, firefighter and industrial employees.
  • Physical exams, treatment and monitoring on-the-job injuries (Worker's Compensation) and acute illnesses.
  • Provide patient education on health promotion, disease prevention, self-care practices, and lifestyle changes.
  • Manager of corporate wellness programs.
2001 - 1999

Medical Provider

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Provide medical care for blood and marrow transplant (BMT) patients in an acute care hospital and clinic setting.
  • Daily rounds with BMT inpatient team to monitor progress, diagnose and treat complications related to transplant.
  • Provide patient and family discharge teaching for all BMT patients.
  • Serve and role model and clinical expert to BMT inpatient and clinic nursing team.
1999 - 1997

RN

Memorial Infusion Suites
  • RN, Infusion Therapy Specialist providing intravenous administration of chemotherapy, parenteral nutrition, antibiotics, hydration, inotropic therapy, hemotherapy, immunoglobulin, intrathecal pain control, and aerosol antibiotics.
  • Educate patients and caregivers on how to administer IV therapy at home.
  • Monitor and Communicate patient response to IV therapy to patient care team.
1997 - 1993

Nurse Manager

Integrated Infusion Services

  • Nurse Manager of home infusion therapy.  Responsibilities include: recruiting, hiring, and supervising field nursing staff providing IV therapy to home care patients.
  • Successfully negotiate patient services and payment authorization
  • Formulate and implement nursing and patient education in IV therapy curricula.
  • Monitor and communicate patient response to IV therapy to medical providers.
1993 - 1989

RN

Memorial Hermann Hospital Southwest

  • RN, Intensive Care providing primary nursing care to critically ill patients in a 32-bed surgical intensive care unit.
  • Chairperson of ICU Self-Scheduling Committee

Education

Education
May 2012 - Aug 2014

Doctor of Nursing Practice

University of Alabama
Jun 2004

Post-Masters

University of Washington
May 1999

MSN

University of Texas
Dec 1991

MSN

Texas Woman's University
May 1988

Associate of Science

Houston Community College

Certifications

Certifications

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider

ACLS

Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse

Rehabilitation Certification Nursing Board

Gerontological Nurse Practitioner

Board Certified by American Nurses Credentialing Center

Family Nurse Practitioner

Board Certified by American Academy of Nurse Pracitioners

Adult Nurse Practitioner

Board Certified by American Academy of Nurse Pracitioners