Sarah Grabert

nurse practitioner
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • May 5, 2019


Sarah L. Grabert

5061 N Lincoln Ave, unit 402, Chicago, Illinois 60625

(330) 720-9465

Job Objective:

To work full time as a nurse practitioner specializing in cosmetic injections, and skin care in order to apply my skills and knowledge acquired throughout my experience as an APN



     Ursuline College, Pepper Pike, Ohio

Master of Science in Nursing: Family Nurse Practitioner, 2013- 2016

     Otterbein University, Westerville, Ohio

     Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 2004-2008


Technology Skills:

Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Power Point, Excel




Practice Fusion


Licensure and Certification:

NP-C- Illinois

DEA license

Ohio RN license

Illinois RN license

BLS certified



Work Experience:

Nurse Practitioner

Northwestern Memorial Hospital- Full Time Plastic Surgery Department – Chicago, IL. Feb 2018- present 

  • Inpatient plastic surgery department- managing pre-op for inpatients, consents for OR, placing post-op orders in, managing and ordering medications, discharge orders and instructions, education for patients, interpreting labs
  • Surgeries mostly performed, but not limited to include: mastectomies, TE placement, MOHS closure with surgery oncology, skin grafts, TMR, hernia repair, facelift, abdominoplasty, breast reduction, debridement and coverage of wounds, DIEP flap, latissimus flap, free flaps
  • Manage, along with intern on service for the month, all patients on the Plastic surgery team service- placing orders, following up with labs/ interpreting lab work, working to discharge patients safely home, dressing care, education, drain care and taking out drains, bedside debridement for patients, bone biopsy’s, wound care, taking new consults
  • Communicating between team members- 7 attending surgeons, 5-6 residents, 3 PA’s on team, social work, and RN’s on floor
  • Write discharge paperwork and follow up for patients prior to leaving the hospital
  • Wound VAC management and placement, general wound management
  • Educating patients on surgery, post-op, and discharge


     Nurse Practitioner

Advocate Medical Group – Walgreens Clinic- Full Time Float- Chicago , IL. June 2017- Feb 2018

  • NP within Walgreens Clinic job includes assessing, diagnosing, treating, submitting billing and educating patients
  • Job includes but is not limited to: Physicals for school, pre-employment, and sports, vaccines, TB testing and reading, cough, minor cuts/minor burns, strep throat, UTI, ear infections, sinus infections, bronchitis, viral pharyngitis, travel vaccine education, sprains.


     Nurse Practitioner

Pilsen Medical Associates, LLC- Full time- Hillside, IL. November 2016- May 2017

  • This is a home base primary care service for patients who are homebound- I am providing prevention, vaccines, and home care services such as therapy and nursing as needed
  • Assess and diagnose patients, chart initial visits and follow up visits in a timely manner
  • Bill for services provided
  • Order lab work and imaging when needed
  • Interpret lab work and imaging in order to diagnose and treat patients
  • Prescribe medications as needed for diseases and symptoms
  • Follow up with patients in a timely manner, and follow up with lab work
  • Teach patients about importance of prevention and wellness, diseases, treatments, medications, signs and symptoms to look for, new medications education.


      University of Chicago Medical Center- Telemetry, Travel RN Chicago, Il. July 2016- October 2016

  • Assess, educate, and advocate for patients
  • Teach patients about new diagnosis, tests, lab work, CHF, new heart conditions to newly diagnosed patients
  • Interpret heart rhythm, and EKGs, lab work
  • Communicate between all interdisciplinary teams associated with patients care
  • Recognize and interpret any abnormal tests and appropriately communicate with physicians


     Cleveland Clinic- Lutheran Hospital ED, RN- Cleveland, Ohio. October 2014- June 2016

  • Respond to urgent situations quickly and effectively, strong critical thinking skills, and great communication between all healthcare team members
  • Triage patients to quickly and appropriately assess the patient to assign an ESI and place them appropriately in the ED
  • Great time management skills- managing a full pt assignment, or in triage treating and assessing pts for discharge within 90 minutes
  • Supervise and organize staff- while taking on the charge nurse role
  • Provide teaching to pts about diagnosis and prevention, emergent things to look out for, and when to follow up
  • Skill set includes: Code team, Rapid response team, interpreting EKG’s, reading urine dip stick results, conscious sedation
  • Population: Psych, orthopedics, cardiac, stroke, pediatrics


   UH Ahuja Medical Center non-invasive cardiology, RN- Beachwood, Ohio. Feb. 2014-October 2014

  • Conducting, interpreting and assessing patients with their stress tests: including exercise stress test, stress ECHO, dobutamine stress test, nuclear pharmacologic, and nuclear exercise stress test
  • Communicating 12 lead results/ interpretation of 12 lead with cardiologists
  • Assessing and monitoring patient’s 12 lead before, during and after stress test
  • Billing correctly for stress tests
  • Assisted with TEE’s and conscious sedation- start pt’s IV, give the medications, monitor during procedure, and collect post-op VS and monitoring of pt
  • Assisted with cardioversion with or without anesthesia for pts with a-fib


UH Case Medical Center Surgical ICU, RN- Cleveland, Ohio. March 2009- February 2014

  • 20 bed Beacon award winning ICU with Magnet certification and JCAHO accreditation
  • ICU nursing skills including; sterile dressing changes, ECG and telemetry interpretation, hemodynamic monitoring, electronic charting
  • Initiation and titration of IV drips including; inotropes, sedation, and anticoagulation
  • Thermodilution and continuous monitoring of cardiac output and cardiac index
  • Interpreting/treating lab results
  • Code blue team; responsible for quick action, critical thinking skills and medication administration during codes
  • Effective communication as charge RN between all team members and families
  • Certified and experienced with CVVH, IABP, VAD and ECMO
  • Post-op recovery specializing in open heart, transplant, vascular, GI and ENT patient


Leadership Activities:

Member of AACN- 2010 to present

Member of OAAPN- 2015 to present


Honors and Awards:   

Sigma Theta Tau

Phi Eta Sigma

Alpha Lambda Delta






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