Lynda Okeke

Lynda Okeke Benjamin is currently pursuing a master’s degree at Walden University, with a strong focus on Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) nursing. Her dedication to advancing her nursing knowledge and skills reflects her commitment to patient-centered care. Ms. Okeke Benjamin’s academic journey is marked by a steadfast dedication to excellence, with a primary emphasis on patient dignity, conflict resolution, and effective decision-making in demanding healthcare environments. Throughout her educational pursuits, she maintains memberships, including the prestigious Honor's Society of Nursing, underscoring her passion for evidence-based care and collaboration within the healthcare system. Her professional career showcases her extensive experience in diverse healthcare settings, including behavioral health and acute care settings both inpatient and outpatient. As a Charge Nurse/Registered Nurse II at Lakeview Behavioral Health Hospital, she has honed her expertise in patient assessment collection, consults with Psychiatrists and behavioral staff treatment plan and psychotropic medication administration. Her contributions as an Acute Registered Nurse II at WellStar Hospital, where she prioritized patient dignity while conducting assessments and providing hands-on care, have been significant. Moreover, her dialysis experience as a FLOAT Charge Nurse/Clinical Coordinator at DaVita Dialysis, and a FLOAT Patient Care Technician at Emory Healthcare Dialysis has equipped her with a wide range of skills, from equipment proficiency to infection control and patient care planning.

Ms. Okeke Benjamin is a dedicated nursing professional whose unwavering commitment to patient-centered care and her diverse experiences in various healthcare settings underscore her dedication to the field of nursing. Her ultimate goal is to contribute positively to the minority group in the substance abuse and mental health community through her continuous learning and expertise.