Highly motivated, energetic Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner with practical and comprehensive advanced nursing care experience in acute care hospital settings delivering patient care in accordance with JCAHO national patient safety goals. Background includes strong clinical and health assessment skills to assess conditions, implement appropriate interventions, and contribute to the delivery of first-rate advanced nursing care in a team environment. Goal oriented to administer prescribed care plans with compassion and sensitivity to patient needs and an emphasis on holistic health and preventative care. Other strengths encompass:
  • Attentiveness to medical history and symptoms
  • Competence performing physical exam
  • Diagnose Health Issues
  • Prioritizing and modifying treatment plans
  • Order, administer and analyze diagnostic tests
  • Prescribe Medications
  • Treat Acute & Chronic Conditions
  • Detect changes in patients’ health
  • Responsiveness to patient needs
  • Patient Care Responsibility
  • Corroborate with extended healthcare professionals
  • Communication & Education


Master of Science Degree in Family Nursing Practice (APN)
South University, West Palm Beach, FL [October 2015-September 2017

Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN)
Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL [August 1996-December 1999]

Associates of Science Degree in Nursing (ADN)
Indian River State College, Fort Pierce, FL [August 1994-December 1996]
Marilyn C. Horvit, APRN
2526 NW Seagrass Drive
Palm City, Florida, 34990


Cleveland Clinic Indian River – Vero Beach, FL - (November 2017 - March 2021)
Cardiology Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
Provided patient centered, evidence based cardiac care within a community hospital acute care setting. Worked collaboratively with cardiovascular teams to provide comprehensive advanced cardiac care for patients.

  • Analyze pathophysiology for various cardiovascular disease processes
  • Establish diagnosis of cardiovascular ailments and formulate plan of treatment and assess response to therapy
  • Make use of evidence-based medicine procedures by utilizing quality and cost effective care
  • Educate patients and their families on cardiovascular procedures, which include primary and secondary prevention while being mindful of patients’ emotional, cultural and physical requirements
  • Provide care in a cardiovascular acute care setting, advocate for routine follow-up visits, recommend preventative programs

Visiting Nurse Association of Florida – Stuart, FL - (August 2014 - November 2017)
Home Health Field Nurse, RN
Worked with patient within their own home setting by providing one to o ne care by developing customized treatment plans for each patient using a collaborative approach to patient care

  • Provide In-home skilled nursing care involving managing, observing, and evaluating patients’ needs and medical status
  • Educate patient and their family members on how to make healthy progress as specifically ordered by the physician
  • Perform evaluation tasks such as vital signs and medication review
  • Provide wound care and assess progress of healing in post surgical patients requiring negative pressure therapy

Delray Medical Center – Delray Beach, FL - (October 2013 - September 2014)
Neuro Telemetry Nurse, RN
Worked on a neuroscience unit caring for people suffering from brain and nervous system disorders. Cared for patient ranging from a variety of inherited and acquired conditions such as Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, brain tumors, meningitis, trauma, stroke and those with brain or spinal injuries

  • Performed both immediate and post operative care to neuro patients
  • Assisted patients and families to deal/recover from conditions in order to improve their physical, behavioral and cognitive abilities
  • Provided high level of sensitivity and care to communicate with neuro patients unable to mentally focus or function normally
American Heritage School – Delray Beach, FL - (August 2007 - September 2013)
School Nurse/Camp Nurse, RN Provided preventive health services to facilitate students’ optimal physical, mental, emotional and social growth and development. Carry out nursing duties including medication administration, diabetic care, nebulizer administration, dressing changes, treatment of wounds, performing minor procedures, etc. Effectively support the education process by working to assure the health of students.
  • Conduct general health check-ups for all students, campers and staff  Advise students, campers and staff on preventative health issues and safety
  • Collect and file daily medical records of each student/camper and maintain records of Health Clinic visits
  • Perform initial treatment during school/camp emergencies
  • Established and developed educational programs which included Annual Health Fair, offered CPR/AED/First Aid Profession
  • Development Course, organized Community Blood Drive
University of Virginia Medical Center – Charlottesville, VA - (December 2003 - August 2005)
Thoracic/Cardiovascular/Vascular Post-Operative Nurse, RN
Worked as a key member of the interdisciplinary team providing care for patients who had undergone open heart, thoracic, and/or vascular surgery. Conducted admissions, assessments, emergency medical treatment, care for acute and chronic patients, crisis intervention, administration of medications, documentation of patient files and coordinating floor resources. Provided protocol-driven skilled nursing to patient and family with support services utilizing a patient-focused care model
  • Provided 1:1 or 1:2 direct patient care to immediate post operative patients
  • Extensive systemic evaluation of patient with collaboration of disease management and plan of care protocols appropriately
  • developed by interdisciplinary team  Safely administered medications, educated patient and families on medication and health management
  • Consistently delivered skilled professional patient care that was based on recognized national standards of practice
Martin Memorial Medical Center – Stuart, FL - (January 2000 - December 2003)
Cardiac Cath Lab Nurse, RN
Work collaboratively with multiple Cardiologists who performed diagnostic cardiac catheterization to both inpatient and outpatient clients. Provided direct care to patients in the ICU setting and Cardiac Catheterization Lab unit who were scheduled to undergo angiogram tests and angioplasty procedures.
  • Monitor and exam patient pre and post-catheterization  Observed and recorded behavioral changes, hemodynamic and electrical data of patient
  • Assisted Physician during the procedure by calibrating pressure transducers, monitor cardiac and vascular readings, administer
  • medications  Circulate and scrub during cardiac catheterization procedure
  • Discharge teaching with patients and families including procedural, medications, activities and dietary
Martin Memorial Health Systems South – Stuart, FL (August 1996 - January 2000)
PCU/Telemetry Nurse, RN
Performed all levels of patient care to patients on telemetry suffering from acute or chronic illnesses related to cardiac disease, pulmonary disease, post CABG, etc. Extensive experience caring for critically ill patients in a highly demanding environment
  • Studied patients’ medical history, test results and treatment plans
  • Tracked routine vital signs; monitored, interpreted and recorded data
  • Administered medication and performed treatment interventions in consultation with healthcare specialists
  • Assessed and managed patients’ care, developed care plans, and conducted in-depth patient and caregiver education regarding the disease process, treatments and outcomes, participation in the all aspects of discharge planning
  • Instructed Telemetry Unit Staff on patient care and treatment plans

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