Diana M. Oakes, DNP FNP-BC

Diana M. Oakes, DNP FNP-BC

Education:

  • DOCTORATE OF NURSING PRACTICE | MAY 2018 | EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY
    • Major: Family Nurse Practitioner
    • DNP Project: "Implementing Lean to Improve Perinatal Clinic Flow at an Underserved Clinic"
  • BACHELORS OF SCIENCE| DECEMBER 2013 | EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY
    • Major: Nursing
  • BACHELORS OF SCIENCE| MAY 2008 | NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY
    • Major: Paper Science and Engineering

Experience

  • NURSE PRACTITIONER | MOUNTAIN KIDNEY AND HYPERTENSION | OCTOBER 2018 - PRESENT
    • Assessment and management of patient care regarding hypertension, chronic kidney illness, and subsequent dialysis and other treatment modalities
  • REGISTERED NURSE | BALLAD HEALTH | DECEMBER 2013 - PRESENT
    • Franklin Woods Community Hospital - Emergency Department
      • Fill-in Shift Leader - Management of 22 bed department and 7 nurses
      • Patient assessment and triage in the emergency setting.
    • South East Regional Float Pool - ICU, PCU, Medical/Surgical, Psychiatric, Emergency Departments
      • Planning and managing patient care on various units in a three-hospital system.
    • Johnson City Medical Center - Cardiac Progressive Care 22/2300 Unit
      • Shift Leader - Management of 40 bed unit and 8-10 nurses
      • Planning and managing patient care of cardiac patients on a telemetry step down unit.
  • NURSE INTERN | MOUNTAIN STATES HEALTH ALLIANCE | JANUARY 2013- DECEMBER 2013
    • Collecting vital signs, assisting with ADL's (Bathing, toileting, personal care, walking), transferring patients, assisting with meals, and patient safety.
  • PATIENT SAFETY COMPANION | MOUNTAIN STATES HEALTH ALLIANCE | JULY 2012- DECEMBER 2012
    • One to one patient supervision, patient safety, and assisting with ADL's and meals if necessary.
  • PRODUCTION AND PROCESS CONTROLS ENGINEER | DOMTAR PAPER COMPANY | JUNE 2008- MAY 2012
    • Production Engineer - Management of day to day production decisions based on data analysis of the Fiberline Area. Supervision and training of a seven-member crew of production technicians.
    • Process Controls Engineer - Production support and construction of computer programming for Recovery Area Equipment. Installation of programming for new equipment. Safety management of equipment programming.

DNP Clinical Experiences

  • Mountain City Extended Hours Health Center - Mountain City, TN
    • Primary Care (60 Hours) - Carolyn Merriman, FNP
    • Women's Health (80 hours) - Sharon Trumbley, WHNP
  • Life Care Center Elizabethton - Elizabethton, TN
    • Long term Care/Geriatrics (150 Hours) - Jody Martin, FNP
  • Center Pointe Medical Clinic - Kingsport, TN
    • Young and Middle Adult (110 Hours) - Libby Krell, DNP-FNP
  • Johnson City Community Health Care Center - Johnson City, TN
    • Pediatrics (110 Hours) - Kylie Whitehead, PNP
    • Women's Health (70 Hours) - Tavie Flanagan, WHNP
  • Four Oaks Healthcare - Jonesborough, TN
    • Long term care/Geriatrics (20 Hours) - Lori Hampton, FNP
  • Franklin Woods Community Hospital - Johnson City, TN
    • Inpatient admission (20 Hours) - Lori Hampton, FNP
  • Mountain Kidney and Hypertension - Asheville, NC
    • Clinic and dialysis rounds (40 Hours) - Paul Justice, FNP

Awards:

  • Employee of the Month - 22/2300 Cardiovascular PCU (April 2014)
  • Service Excellence Advisor - Johnson City Medical Center (July 2014-October 2015)
  • Service Excellence Advisory Committee - 22/2300 PCU (July 2014-October 2015)
  • Sigma Theta Tau Member (December 2013-Present)
  • Unit Based Practice Counsel Member (October 2017- Present)

Licensure/Certifications:

  • Nurse Practitioner - North Carolina License 5010973
  • Registered Nurse - Tennessee License 198664
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Provider
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider
  • Six Sigma Greenbelt Healthcare Certified

References

  • Stephanie Rhoton - Emergency Department Manager
    • Franklin Woods Community Hospital
    • 423-302-1248
  • Judy McCook, PhD - DNP Faculty Advisor
    • East Tennessee State University
    • 423-483-1425
  • Octavia (Tavie) Flanagan PhD, WHNP - Clinical Preceptor
    • Johnson City Community Health Center
    • 919-630-0500