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Kathryn A. Kelleher, NP

Vascular Surgery , Surgery

UR Medicine Faculty The University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group (URMFG) consists of over 900 specialist and primary care providers spanning 19 departments. URMFG is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
Accountable Health Partner Accountable Health Partners (AHP) is a network of over 2,000 community and UR medical faculty and a dozen leading hospitals throughout the region. AHP offers a full range of care.
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Professional Background

Education

Masters of Science in Adult Health Nurse Practitioner
2004 University of Rochester Rochester, New York

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
2000 St John Fisher College Rochester, ...
Education

Masters of Science in Adult Health Nurse Practitioner
2004 University of Rochester Rochester, New York

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
2000 St John Fisher College Rochester, New York

Diploma in Nursing
1980 Arnot-Ogden School of Nursing Elmira, New York


Experience

9/2005 - Present Strong Memorial Hospital Rochester, New York
Nurse Practitioner – Vascular Surgery

Collaborating with the vascular surgeons to manage the care of the vascular surgery in-patients, working closely with all members of the interdisciplinary health care team to ensure a safe discharge plan for each vascular patient, working on staff development to increase their knowledge of peripheral vascular disease, treatment options and post-op care.
Seeing new referrals and established patients for routine and post operative follow-up in the vascular surgery clinic. Collaborating with physicians on outpatient management. Reviewing studies, providing wound care and arranging for further images or procedures when needed.


3/2005 – 9/2005 Strong Memorial Hospital Rochester, New York
Nurse Practitioner – Medicine/ED Observation

Working with medical patients in the emergency department performing admission history and physicals, collaborating with attending physicians on medical management and discharge planning.

1997 – 2005 Strong Memorial Hospital Rochester, New York
Level IV – Service Nurse Leader Wound and Ostomy Resource Nurse

Consultation and management of difficult wounds and ostomies. Providing staff and patient education, monitoring nosocomial pressure ulcer prevalence and the utilization of specialty beds and equipment.

1986-1997 Strong Memorial Hospital Rochester, New York
Level III – Staff Nurse in Surgical ICU

Provided direct patient care to a variety of patient populations that included liver and kidney transplants, cardiac surgery, neurological surgery, vascular surgery and trauma. Involved with staff and patient education and was the unit representative for the hospital wound and skin care committee.

1982 -1986 Strong Memorial Hospital Rochester, New York
Level II – Staff Nurse on General Surgery Unit

Provided direct patient care for both vascular and general surgery patients, provided patient education for new ostomies and newly diagnosed diabetic patients, and was the units representative for QA/QI.

1980 – 1982 Bethesda Hospital Hornell. New York
Night Charge Nurse – Medical/Surgical Unit
Performed the role of charge nurse which included: administering medications, overseeing direct patient care provided by LPN's and aides, and transcription of orders.

Certified Specialties

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health - American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Credentials

Residency & Fellowship

Graduate, St. John Fisher College. 1996 - 2000

Education

MS | University of Rochester. Nurse Practitioner. 2004