Our Practice

Anna Geller, NP

anna-geller-pa-cAnna is a recent addition to POA. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing (Family Nurse Practitioner) from Samuel Merritt University in 2014. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Biology from University of California, Santa Cruz in 2008.

Anna’s extensive experience in customer service led her to realize her passion and compassion for working with people and aiding in healing patients. She worked as a home health nurse while pursuing her Master’s degree.

When not caring for patients, she enjoys photography, hiking, and trying new food and restaurants.

Objective

Highly skilled compassionate, and service-driven m[se practilioner seeking emplo]anent opponunity wilh a healthcare organization dedicated to excellence in a culturally competent, patient-oriented care.

Education

Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner (Dec 2014) – Samuel Merritt University, Oakland CA
Registered Nurse, BSN equivalent (Dec 2012) – Samuel Merritt University, Oakland CA
Bachelor of Science in Biological sciences (Dec 2008) – IIC Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, CA

Professional Qualifications

Flexible/adaptable – Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills – 14+ years of customer service experience – Culturally competent – Critical thinker – Prioritization and multitasking – Proficient in Epic, Practice Fusion, Nextcen, Devero – Musculoskeletal ultrasound certified and trained – Ultrasound guided corticosteroid injections – Minor suturing – I&D – Splinting – Anesthetic injections – ACLS/BLS – Bilingual – Russian

Certifications

Nationally licensed Family Nurse Practitioner, Basic Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, AANP certified.

Professional Experience

Nurse Practitioner; Muir Orthopedic Specialists, Walnut Creek/Brentwood, CA (February 2015 – June 2015)

Conduct history and physical examinations for patients with various upper extremity orthopedic complaints. Perform musculoskeletal ultrasounds and administer corticosteroid injections with and without ultrasound guidance. Provide pre and post operative patient education.

Registered Nurse Case Manager; TrueMed, San Francisco, CA (December 2013 -October 2014)

Managed total patient care and coordination of health services with physicians and specialists. Utilized Russian language skills to breach communication gaps Io better serve the Russian-speaking community in San Francisco, as a healthcare provider, patient advocate, and case manger. Provided skilled nursing services in accordance with the orders of a physician and under a plan of care in a patient’s home. Complied wi& all state and local regulations, as well as submission of documentation per agency policy. Provided wound care, intravenous therapy, medication management, patient and family education.

Financial Coordinator, Family Dental, Foster City, CA (September 200&December 2014)

Customer service liaison between doctors and patients. Communicated within a multidisciplinary team, including pharmacists. Carried out numerous projects in a timely manner, including completion office-wide Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) handbook. Managed accounts receivable.

Professional Development

FNP Preceptorship; Muir Orthopaedic Specialists – Walnut Creek, Brentwood, CA (May-Dec, 2014)

FNP Preceptorship; Primary care, Brighter Beginnings – Richmond, CA (June-December, 2014)

FNP Preceptorship; Urgent Care, SL Luke’s, CPMC – San Francisco, CA (March – August, 2014)

FNP Preceptorship; Podiatry clinic, Highland Hospital – Oakland, CA (July 2014)

FNP Preceptorship; Orthopedic clinic, SOMA Orthopedics – San Francisco, CA (Jan-March, 2014)

Community Outreach

San Ysidro Medical Mission, San Ysidro, 2014
Improved efficiency by streamlining the flow go the clinic. Worked closely with interpreters and podiatrists to provide medical services. Triaged patients. Provided diabetic and hypertension screenings and patient education.

Project Homeless Connect & Action Point, San Francisco, 2013\
Triaged patients. Worked closely with Nurse Practitioners to provide medical services.

Professional Affiliations

California Association for Nurse Practitioners (CANP) – American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)