Address: 8703 Meadowcroft Drive Houston, TX 77063

Phone: (713) 840-7956

Fax: (713) 840-7957

Business Hours
Monday-Thursday: 9am – 5:00pm
Friday: 9am – 3:00pm
Saturday, Sunday: Closed

Ciara Jackson, NP-C

Professional Summary

· With great passion to heal, I am seeking a position as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse where I may utilize my knowledge and skills to prevent, manage, and treat health conditions while promoting quality of life in hopes of attaining continued knowledge to improve care as a healthcare clinician while becoming a professional and reliable asset to your healthcare team.

Education and Training

MASTER’S OF SCIENCE IN NURSING | DECEMBER 12. 2015 | UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA MOBILE, ALABAMA
· Major: Family Nurse Practitioner
· 600 hours of clinical experience in outpatient clinics including Family Practice, OB-GYN, Pediatrics, Urgent Care, and Internal Medicine
BACHELOR’S OF SCIENCE IN NURSING | DECEMBER 10, 2010 | UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI HATTIESBURG, MISSISSIPPI
· Major: Nursing

Professional Experience

NURSE PRACTITIONER | BENJAMINS BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES: HOUSTON, TEXAS| JUNE 2016-PRESENT
· Effectively diagnose and treat a multitude of psychiatric illnesses
· Provide efficient and quality care to patients
· Practice safe and effective medicine to include both conventional and holistic therapy regimen
· Promote healthy lifestyle to improve overall health maintenance for each patient

REGISTERED NURSE | EAST JEFFERSON GENERAL HOSPITAL: METAIRIE, LOUISIANA| JANUARY 2014-PRESENT
· Critical Care registered nurse
· Provide efficient and quality care to patients in critical condition
· Safely administer medication and other interventions to improve patient’s condition
· Develop and maintain quality care systems and standards, including but not limited to, creating and improving medical protocols/guidelines

REGISTERED NURSE | OCHSNER MEDICAL CENTER: GRETNA, LOUISIANA| JUNE 2012- JANUARY 2014
· Telemetry staff nurse/ Trained charge nurse
· Conduct thorough assessment on patients through accurate cardiac monitoring
· Safely administer medications to patients through the use of EPIC computer system
· Proper and efficient medication administration, assessment skills, and education to patients with various cardiac diseases

REGISTERED NURSE | WYNHOVEN HEALTHCARE CENTER: MARRERO, LOUISIANA| MARCH 2011- MAY 2012
· Supervising role to LPNs and CNAs in a long term care facility
· Provide in- service presentations to address concerns with the geriatric population residing in long term care in order to promote better patient care as well as employee satisfaction
· Provide quality palliative care during end of life experiences to both patient and families

NURSE TECHNICIAN | OCHSNER MEDICAL CENTER: GRETNA, LOUISIANA| JUNE 2010- JULY 2010
· Summer Internship for future Registered Nurses
· Coordinate and perform patient care along with preceptor
· Implement and improve nursing skills learned in the clinical setting
· Provide optimal and safe care for patients on Telemetry, Labor & Delivery, and Postpartum units

Certification/Licenses

. Advance Practice Registered Nurse License- State of Texas
. Registered Nurse- State of Louisiana- License Number- RN131990
. Registered Nurse- State of Texas- License Number-182931
. Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification

Professional Memberships

. Member of American Association of Nurse Practitioners since 2015
. Member of American Nursing Association since 2011
. Member of National Student Nurses’ Association since 2008
. Member of Gamma Lambda Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau since 2010

Skill Highlights

. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
. Experience in Critical Care (2 years)
. Providing quality care at end of life
. Long term care experience with geriatric population
. Exceptional typing skills
. Speaks and understands some Spanish
. Proficient in Word/Excel documents

References

. Available upon request

Ciara is dedicated to diagnosing and treating patients with various psychiatric diagnoses to include but not limited to anxiety, depression, ADHD, and mood disorders. Under the direct supervision of two board certified psychiatrists, Dr. Carlos B. Vargas and Dr. Jennifer Yen, Ciara effectively develops individualized treatment plans that fit the specific needs of her patients. Her nursing background has prepared her to be empathetic when needed the most but also knowledgeable in human response to various life stressors. Ciara’s practices are guided by the famous quote, “People will forget what you said, People will forget what you did, But people will never forget how you made them feel. – Maya Angelou”

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