NURSE PRACTITIONER
Jessie Young, APRN-CP

Jessica Young has been in the healthcare industry for more than 14 years. She began as registered nurse working with Mercy Health Systems when she obtained her Bachelors of Science (BSN) degree from the
University of Oklahoma in 2002. From there, she moved on and worked in the field of Pharmaceutical Sales, which afforded her another tier of clinical experience. She received her Masters of Science in Nursing in
December 2015.

Her passion for caring for people helped her to become a Nurse Practitioner.

Education:

2015 - Masters of Science of Nursing with an emphasis of Family Nurse Practitioner obtained through the University of South Alabama. Graduated with a cumulative 3.8 GPA

2002 - Bachelors of Science in Nursing obtained through the University of Oklahoma.

Clinical Experience:
 
Medical Specialists 2016 - Present

  • Diagnosing, treating and helping patients manage acute & chronic illness

  • Conducting physical examinations and interpreting medical history

  • Ordering and performing diagnostic tests and procedures

Baptist Medical Center 2013 - 2015

Clinical Care Coordinator R.N. (April - July 2014) 

  • Selected as sole person to perform pilot program to perform all admissions to the Cardiac Care Unit, medicine reconciliation, quality and core measures, physician and nurse education on documentation and important quality measures

Intermediate Cardiac Care Unit R.N. (July 2013-December 2015)

  • Provided direct care to cardiac patients admitted to the hospital.

  • Skills include: assessment, monitoring of labs and heart monitors, patient education, IV starts, medication administration

  • ACLS, BLS and CPR certified

Mercy Health Center 2002 - 2005

Emergency Room Nurse

  • Charge Nurse PRN

  • Accomplished assessment skills:

  • Leadership and Preceptor experience: training and developing new student nurses / auxiliary staff

  • Highly Proficient: IV Starts, pushes, drips, 12 lead EKG, heart monitors, blood monitoring, transfusions, central line care, defibrillation codes, sterile catheterization and ventilators

  • ACS, BLS and CPR certified

Mercy Health Center 2001 - 2002

Emergency Room Tech

  • Prepared patient for nurse and physician assessment

  • Skill set: 12 lead EKG, draw blood, catheterization, prepared patients for discharge and stocked rooms

Professional Experience:

Pfizer Inc. 2006 - 2013

  • Communicate with healthcare providers about disease states and best practices for medicine in psychiatry, cardiology, primary care, urology, obstetrics and gynecology, orthopedics, pulmonology, neurology, gerontology and pain management

  • Educate a multitude of physicians on pharmacology for world renowned medications including: Geodon, Pristiq, Lipitor, Spiriva, Viagra, Toviaz, Premarin Vaginal Cream, Celebrex, Lyrica, Flector patch, Aricept, Caduet and Chantix

  • Developed managers and colleagues comprehensive clinical knowledge

  • Cultivated inside and outside relationships with hospitals, healthcare provider offices and pharmacies

Boehringer-Ingleheim 2004 - 2006

  • Educated Pulmonologists, Primary care, Cardiologists, Orthopedists and Urologists

  • Responsible for the advocacy of Spiriva, Micardis, Mobic and Flomax

  • Led negotiations with Mercy Health Care System to obtain COPD protocol to include Spiriva

  • Developed logistical plan for teammates to ensure comprehensive coverage of all healthcare providers in designated territory

Continuing Medical Education:

Barkley Review - 14.25 hrs Dec. '15

Barkley Review Pharmacology - 11.5 hrs Dec. '15

Barkley Pharmacology CME - 3.5 hrs Nov. '15

Barkley CME - 2.5 hrs Nov. '15

REMS for ER/LA Opiod Analgesics: The Keys to Safe Use - 2 hrs Nov. '15

Emerging Therapies for Early Alzheimers Disease - 1.5 hrs Sept. '15

HCV: Who Should We Screen and Why? - .25 hrs Aug. '15

Incorporating HIV Prevention Strategies into Practice - 1.5 hrs Aug. '15

Professional Development:

Preceptor Training - 2014

NIH Stroke Certification - 2014

12-Lead EKG Training - 2013

Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Acute Pain, Diabetic Neuropathy and Fibromyalgia Disease Training - 2013

COPD, Smoking Cessation and Hormone Replacement Therapy Disease Training - 2012

Step-Up Program-development curriculum geared towards managing other individuals - 2012

Successfully Coaching Relationships Training - 2012

Leadership Communication Skills Training - 2012

Depression Management Disease Training - 2011

Evolving Healthcare Community Class - 2010

Overactive Bladder and Erectile Dysfunction Disease Training - 2009

Dyslipidemia Disease Training - 2007

Professional Licenses/Certifications:

Oklahoma Advance Practice Nurse License - Active

Oklahoma Registered Nurse License - Active

Healthcare Provider BLS - Expires 06/2017

Affiliations/Memberships:

Oklahoma City Running Club - 2012 to 2014

Individual Artists of Oklahoma - 2009 to 2015

  • Executive Board Member (2013-2014)

  • Development Committee Board Member

  • Chair Person-Rally on the Alley Event

  • Volunteer

Linwood Place Neighborhood Homeowners Association 2005 to 2009

  • Steering Committee Member

  • Integral Part of Association Business

  • Welcome Committee Member

Interests:

Athletic Endeavors - Running, cycling, kickball and rowing teams

Modern Architecture and Design

Volunteering at Community Events

International Travel

Leadership:

Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society - 2015

Women’s Leadership Council - 2011

President, Mercy Emergency Council - 2003 to 2004

President, University of Oklahoma Student Nursing Association, Campus Chapter - Spring 2001 to Spring 2002

Treasurer, Oklahoma Student Nursing Association, State Chapter - Fall 2000 to Fall 2001

Who’s Who Among American College Students - Spring 2002