Dr. Hollister Kennedy, MS, FNP-BC, CLC2018-09-26T11:43:24+00:00

Dr. Hollister Kennedy

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Professional Statement

Recently graduated family nurse practitioner with strong assessment and time management skills and a solid foundation in nursing seeking employment at an organization that offers an opportunity for continued professional and educational growth.

Education

Columbia University (New York, NY)
Master of Science, Family Nurse Practitioner, Subspecialty in Women’s Health

Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

University College Cork (Study Abroad in Cork, Ireland)
Irish studies and liberal arts

Licensure & Certification

Family Nurse Practitioner in the State of New York (License #: F342651-1; Board Certified by ANCC)

Registered Professional Nurse in the State of New York (License #: 672792)

Certified Lactation Counselor by the Academy for Lactation Policy and Practice (ALPP #: 238667)

Electronic Fetal Monitoring (C-EFM) certified from the National Certification Corporation

ACLS, BLS & NRP certified by the American Heart Association and American Academy of Pediatrics

Clinical Experience

SoHo Health NYC (New York, NY) Jan. 2017 – Dec. 2017
Completed over 550 clinical hours seeing an average of 10 patients/day in a primary care office and travel clinic. Duties included collecting histories, performing physical exams, completing pre- surgical clearance paperwork, general health screenings, travel counseling and creating treatment plans. Gained experience with the management of chronic illness and improved efficiency with charting and time-management.

The Ryan Women and Children’s Center (New York, NY) Jan. 2017 – May 2017
Provided well-woman GYN exams, prenatal and postpartum assessments, contraceptive counselling and general health screening to women across the lifespan over 120 clinical hours. Assisted in procedures such as skin biopsy and IUD and Nexplanon insertion/removal. Strengthened documentation and communication skills with patients and other providers.

Refuah Health Center (South Fallsburg, NY) July 2017 – Aug. 2017
150 hours of pediatric medicine provided on mobile vans in rural upstate NY. Practiced in a limited resource setting, seeing an average of 60 walk-ins/day ranging from low to high acuity as well as routine physicals. Immersion in the Hasidic Jewish community.

Hebrew Home at Riverdale, NY Sept. 2016 – Dec. 2016
Completed 120 hours managing an assigned geriatric patient over 4 months. Executed comprehensive physical assessments and thorough system reviews each week. Treated the medical and social needs of the elderly population.

Professional Experience

New York Presbyterian/The Allen Hospital (New York, NY) Oct. 2013 – Present
Cared for women and infants as a Clinical Nurse in Labor & Delivery, Postpartum and the Well-Baby Nursery. Provided excellent nursing care and education to new families from diverse backgrounds. Gained experience circulating in the OR and managed patients post anesthesia. Attained certification as a Lactation Counselor (CLC) and was asked to present at hospital-wide Celebrating Excellence Ceremony in 2015 honoring our unit for consistently high patient satisfaction scores. Served as a member of the Unit Practice Counsel.

Columbia University, Teaching Assistant Sept. 2017 – Dec. 2017
Supervised first year NPs in a nursing home clinical rotation. Reviewed student write-ups and assisted them with history-taking, physical exams, and the presentation of patients in SBAR format. Improved communication and teaching skills through an advisory role.

Maimonides Medical Center (Brooklyn, NY) June 2012 – Aug. 2012
Introduced to the critical care setting in a Cardiothoracic ICU providing basic nursing care in the role of student nurse extern.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
• American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
• Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society Member, Alpha Zeta Chapter (Columbia University)

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
• Little Brothers of the Elderly, Jamaica Plains, MA (Fall 2010 – Spring 2012)
• Volunteer for Student Admissions Program, Boston College (Fall 2010 – Spring 2012)
o International Ambassador in Cork, Ireland o Day Visit Volunteer o Admitted Eagle Day Volunteer

Dr. Hollister Kennedy, FNP
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