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CANDIDATE PROFILE
Name: Sandra Salters
Last Updated: 2020-01-16
Email: sandysalters@gmail.com
Phone #: 6786895055
Address: 4814 Hillside Court
Powder Springs, GA 30127
RESUME
SANDRA SALTERS
 4814 Hillside Court, Powder Springs, Georgia 30127
 678.689.5055
 sandysalters@gmail.com


~ PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSE PRACTITIONER ~
Psychiatric Assessment | Medication Administration | Motivational Interviewing | Team Collaboration
Strategic Planning and Execution | Relationship Building | Conflict Resolution and Decision Making

QUALIFICATIONS PROFILE

Compassionate, patient-focused, and board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner, with in-depth knowledge and skills in providing exceptional service to individuals with multiple mental disorders. Highly skilled at developing treatment plans as well as coordinating with multidisciplinary teams to ensure delivery of quality care. Equipped with strong communication, interpersonal, organizational, time management, and multitasking aptitudes toward attainment of goals and objectives. Technically proficient with Microsoft Word and electronic medical health record.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

RIDGEVIEW INSTITUTE, MONROE, GA
Psychiatric Clinical Rotation, (550 Hours) 2018–2019
 Consulted with psychiatrist to create treatment plans for patients with bipolar I and II disorders
 Assisted in prescribing medications for disorders, Schizophrenia and dual diagnosis
 Monitored patient responses to treatment and therapy for effective implementation of changes to care plan in order to obtain necessary outcomes
 Conducted psychiatric assessment and diagnosis to patients based on mental disorder presentation
 Maintained coordination with multidisciplinary teams to ensure delivery of continuous quality care
 Recorded history and physical progress of each patients with mental health disorders
 Performed psychiatric evaluation, diagnosis, and follow-up over the lifespan of the adult including children with age ranging from 12 years old and up

ATLANTA VETERANS ADMINISTRATION, DECATUR, GA
Staff Nurse/Charge Nurse | Pulmonary Clinic and Bronchoscopy Laboratory 2016–Present
 Holds responsibility in triaging more than 500 patients with multiple lung diseases
 Utilizes fractional exhaled nitric oxide device in 600 patient with reactive airway disease
 Educates over 300 patients with regard to bronchodilator
 Delivers quality care to patients with substance abuse and behavioral problems
 Provides moderate sedation throughout the bronchoscopy procedures
 Takes charge of monitoring pain of 120 patients annually

Staff Nurse/Charge Nurse | Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory 2012–2016
 Assisted in inserting cardiac assist device and intra-aortic balloon pump, as well as in placing first subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD)
 Functioned as super user for intravascular ultrasound imaging
 Scrubbed more than 150 basic left heart catheter and 40 interventional cases
 Delivered interventions to patients with behavioral problems and substance abuse
 Boosted project quality management start times by 92

WELLSTAR KENNESTONE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, MARIETTA, GA
Staff Nurse / Charge Nurse | Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory 2004–2012
 Rendered assistance in the insertion of drug-eluting, bare metal, and covered stents, as well as thrombectomy catheters, semi- and non-compliant balloons, and transvenous pacemaker
 Directly responded to emergency calls during active myocardial infarction
 Ensured delivery of quality care by collaborating with cardiologist during procedures
 Managed admission and recovery of patients from cardiac and electrophysiology (EP) laboratories
 Maintained multiple drug infusions while providing intubation and ventilator support to patients
 Aided with low-risk ablations and non-transseptal ablations
 Provided care for critically ill patients in Cardiac, Medical, Cardiothoracic, Surgical, Trauma, and Neuro-Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

Earlier Positions Held

ANDREWS MEDICAL CENTER, US AIR FORCE (USAF), CAMP SPRINGS, MD
House Supervisor | Charge Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

KESSLER MEDICAL CENTER, USAF, BILOXI, MS
Charge Nurse | Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

NORTHPORT HOSPITAL DCH, NORTHPORT, AL
Medical-Surgical Nurse / Charge Nurse

EDUCATION

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSE PRACTITIONER
Walden University, Minneapolis, MN
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING
Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL

ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE IN NURSING
Brewer State Community College, Fayette, AL

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

License Registered Nurse
Certification Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner: 2019
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification: Valid Until: Jan 2022
Basic Life Support: Valid Until: Jan 2022

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American Associate of Nurse Practitioners
American Association of Critical Care Nurses

ACTIVITIES

Volunteer – Graceview Church of Christ


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