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Summary

Twenty years of experience as a Critical Care RN and eight years as a Flight RN with Keewatin Air based out of Iqaluit. Extensive northern nursing background that has led to an advanced and in depth knowledge of trends in health promotion/disease prevention practices and programs.

Skills
  • Staff Retention and Development ( acting as a preceptor for the Registered Nurses
  • Team Building
  • Leadership
  • Patient Assessment
  • Critical Thinking
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Communication
  • Problem Solving
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Advanced Nursing Assessment and Skills
Experience
Flight Registered Nurse 12/2011 to Current Keewatin Air/Nunavut Lifeline Winnipeg, Manitoba Emergent Adult, Pediatric and Neonatal Transport
Critical Care Registered Nurse 09/2002 to Current Nova Scotia Health Authority Halifax, Nova Scotia Staff Registered Nurse - Cardiovascular Intensive Care
Hemodialysis Registered Nurse 01/2002 to 09/2002 Victoria General Hospital Halifax, Nova Scotia Staff Registered Nurse - 6D
Renal Transplant, Urology and Pediatric Radiation Oncology Registered Nurse 12/1998 to 10/2001 King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center (KFSHRC) - East Wing Riyadh, Riyadh Province Staff Registered Nurse
Urology, Oncology and Gynecology Registered Nurse 08/1995 to 11/1998 Victoria General Hospital Halifax, Nova Scotia Staff Registered Nurse - 5B
Emergency Registered Nurse 11/2008 to 07/2009 Dartmouth General Hospital Dartmouth, Nova Scotia Casual Staff Registered Nurse
Education and Training
Bachelor of Business Administration: Business Cape Breton University Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Diploma of Nursing: Nursing Victoria General Hospital Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Certificate: Critical Care Nursing RN Professional Development Center Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Certifications and Credentials

Canadian Aerospace Medicine Certification (CAMATA), 2012-present

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification, 2018

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), 2018

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), 2018

Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP), 2018

Advanced Care of At Risk Newborn (ACORN), 2015

Offshore Medevac Team Training, 2017

Designated Medical Functions, 2018

Member of Code Blue Team, 2002-present

Canadian Triage Acuity Scale, 2002-present

Advanced Airway Management-Intubation certified, 2012-present

Labour and Delivery, Obstetrical Trained, 2011-present

Offshore Helicopter Survival Training, 2017

STARS Alberta Medevac Simulation, 2018

Trauma Nurse Core Course, 2015

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Objective

Registered Nurse with 12 years of nursing experience seeking commission in the United States Navy Nurse Corps to provide integrity-driven, professional care and health education within military.

Education
2007
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
University of South Carolina Upstate - Spartanburg, SC

8/2001 - 5/2007

Spartanburg Technical College - Spartanburg, SC

1/2001- 4/2001

8/2004 - 12/2005

2018
EMS Education
Creighton University - Omaha, NE

EMT Certificate

11/8/2018 - 11/19/2018

2019
EMS Education
Creighton University - Omaha, NE

Paramedic Certificate

3/4/2019 - 3/23/2019

Work Experience

08/2010 - Present

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Oakland, CA

Clinical Experience
03/2016 to Current
Cardiac Cath Lab/Interventional Radiology Registered Nurse Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center Oakland, CA

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02/2010 to 08/2010
Emergency Department Registered Nurse Sutter Delta Medical Center Antioch, CA
2014 to Current
Cardiac Cath Lab/Interventional Radiology Registered Nurse Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Summit Campus Oakland, CA
  • Staff Nurse - Cardiac Catheterization and Special Procedures Lab &  Interventional Radiology 
  • Administer moderate sedation and monitor patients under moderate sedation; Administer intravenous medication  and manage intravenous drips, administer oral medication
  • Provide critical care to patients in emergent situations
  • Knowledge and experience of cardiac diagnostic and/or interventional procedures: STEMI, Left/Right heart catheterization,  Angioplasty(cardiac, vascular), Valvuloplasty, Carotid stenting, PFO closure, Mitraclip procedure, Watchman procedure, TAVR procedure, Diagnostic Cerebral Angiography
  • Manage patients  with IABP and Impella device 
  • Provide care to patients during cardiac procedures with use of laser, rotarblator, and cutting balloon devices 
  • Knowledge and experience of EP- Electrophysiology procedures: Pacemaker (single chamber, dual chamber, biventricular), ICD, and Loop Recorder Implant, Electrophysiology Study, Cardioversion,  Ablation : SVT, A-fib/flutter 
  • Staff Nurse/Relief Charge Nurse  Interventional Radiology
  •  As Charge Nurse, work in close collaboration with physician, nurses, IR technicians, CT and Ultrasound unit, responsible for running procedure board for Interventional Radiology and IR procedures taking place in CT and Ultrasound;  Maintain high level of patient care; Supervise  and support nurses and technicians  in IR; Provide training to new staff 
  • Knowledge and experience of IR diagnostic and intervention procedures: Temporary and long term dialysis catheter placement, fistulagram and AV fistula intervention, Vertebroplasty, Kyphoplasty, Thrombolysis -PE/DVT with EKOS, TIPS, Microwave ablation, Chemoembolization procedures,  GI bleed procedures, Drains : abdominal, chest, nephrostomy, bladder drain/tube placement, Paracentesis, Thoracentesis, LP, Biopsy - lung, abdominal masses, liver, and  kidney
         
08/2009 to 2014
Emergency Department Registered Nurse/Relief Charge Nurse Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Summit Campus Oakland, CA
  • Triaged and cared for patients suffering from a myriad of complaints including routine, urgent and emergent medical procedure covering orthopedics, stroke and cardiac care, oncology, pediatrics, as well as psychiatric services within a Stroke and STEMI Certified Hospital.
  • Key Accomplishments.
  • Doubled as Relief Charge Nurse in support of patient flow, bed assignment, triage, and resource as needed.
  • Successfully collaborated with physicians and other medical professional to coordinate patient care.
  • Travel RN-(36-40 hours/week.
01/2011 to 03/2016
Emergency Department Registered Nurse California Pacific Medical Center San Francisco, CA
  • Staff RN (24 hours/week) - Emergency Department (28 bed) Exhibit exceptional command of critical and acute care methodologies as well as interpersonal and investigative problem-solving skills to conduct triage and manage patients with routine and urgent as well as emergent medical and surgical needs in a respected teaching hospital and STEMI Center and Joint Commission Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center.
  • Key Accomplishments.
  • Administer professional care management to patients needing assistance of varying complexity including orthopedics, stroke, cardiac, oncology, pediatrics, psychiatric, gastro-intestinal, organ transplant services.
05/2009 to 11/2009
Emergency Department Registered Nurse Sharp Grossmont Hospital San Diego, CA
  • Coordinated all aspect of care for a diverse group of patients spanning all age groups with varying medical needs ranging from routine to urgent and emergent.
  • Key Accomplishments.
  • Instrumental participant in initiating hospital core measures for STEMI, Sepsis and Pneumonia at Sutter Delta Medical Center.
  • Developed and implemented detailed care plans for patients ensuring the highest level of quality standards.
01/2007 to 01/2009
Emergency Department Registered Nurse Spartanburg Regional Medical Center Spartanburg, SC
  • Staff RN-(36-40 hours/week)-Emergency Department Oversaw and directed care management for patients in a Level 1 Trauma Center complaining of routine, urgent, emergent medical, and psychiatric conditions as well as surgical care needs in a Magnet Hospital with approximately 80-90 emergency beds and certified in Stroke and STEMI care.
  • Key Accomplishments.
  • Successfully served as Nursing Preceptor delivering effective instruction, mentoring and training to new staff.
  • Delivered unmatched care to all patients while upholding departmental compliance and quality standards.
Skills
  • REGISTERED NURSING PROFESSIONAL
  • Accomplished, committed and compassion healthcare professional with a stellar record of success delivering exceptional care and service to a diverse patient population in a variety of clinical environments. Demonstrated effectiveness in delivering care management in routine, urgent and emergent situations and proficiently documenting detailed and accurate records. Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with the innate ability to collaborate and coordinate with colleagues including physicians and other health care professionals to ensure the highest level quality and adeptly manage outcomes. Comprehensive Stroke Care and certified Chest Pain Center Experience as well as strong familiarity and clinical practice in Core Measures such as Pneumonia, Sepsis, Stroke care and acute STEMI. Proficient in numerous electronic health records including EPIC, Maclab, Tsystems, and EMSTAT.
  • AREAS OF STRENGTH
  • Bilangual
  • Managed Care Coordination
  • Staff Training and Development
  • Regulatory/Safety Compliance
  • Patient Assessment/Analysis
  • Utilization Management
  • BLS, ACLS, CPR, PALS
  • Patient/Family Outreach/Advocacy
  • Cross-Team Collaboration
  • ASSESSMENT
  • CRITICAL CARE NURSING - Extensive experience in Emergency Room Nursing, L1 Trauma Nursing as well as experience in Interventional Radiology, Cardiac Cath Lab and Electrophysiology Lab (EP).
  • QUALITY ASSURANCE - Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness and quality of services and implement effective changes to streamline processes and enhance the overall patient experience.
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Professional Summary

Talented RN with a reputation for consistently achieving high levels of patient satisfaction.

Hard working, patient advocate.

Highly skilled in the Nursing field with a diverse background. 

Skills
  • Pediatric exams
  • Psychiatry and mental health
  • Administering medication
  • Neurology
  • Diagnosis and treatment of childhood illnesses
  • Critical Care
  • IV Insertion

  • Radiology diagnostics
  • Diabetes and nutrition treatments
  • Reliable
  • Acute care expertise
  • Palliative care
  • Cardiology
  • Phlebotomy
Work History
Travel Registered Nurse-Emergeny Department, 05/2017 to Current
Trusted Nurse Staffing LLCBuffalo, NY
  • Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability.
  • Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate outstanding healthcare teams.
  • Diagnosed and treated patients with chronic and acute health problems such as MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD and pneumonia.
  • Delegated staff nurse duties.
  • Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.
  • Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer, Alzheimer's and Paget's disease.
  • Routinely retracted patient throat cultures and prepared for lab submission.
  • Authorized drug refills and provided detailed prescription information to pharmacies.
  • Strong leader for nursing personnel assigned to the unit/shift.
  • Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders and diseases.
  • Effective counseling in health maintenance and disease management.
  • Ensured proper care for victims of domestic violence who presented to urgent care clinic.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews.
  • Assisted patients with daily functions.
  • Trained new staff on quality control procedures.
  • Closely monitored acute conditions.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • Followed infection control procedures.
  • Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
  • Performed lab tests and communicated results.
  • Monitored fluid intake and output levels.
  • Measured urine and delivered specimens to lab.
  • Performed pregnancy tests and sent specimens for laboratory testing.
  • Assisted residents with bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting and transferring.
  • Assisted doctors with surgeries and non-invasive procedures.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared them for lab testing.

Travel Registered Nurse_ Emergency Department, 02/2017 to 05/2017
Medical SolutionsBlue Ash, Ohio
  • Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared them for lab testing.
  • Assisted doctors with surgeries and non-invasive procedures.
  • Assisted residents with bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting and transferring.
  • Performed pregnancy tests and sent specimens for laboratory testing.
  • Monitored fluid intake and output levels.
  • Measured urine and delivered specimens to lab.
  • Performed lab tests and communicated results.
  • Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
  • Performed basic physical assessments of newborns and infants.
  • Followed infection control procedures.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • Closely monitored acute conditions.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation.
  • Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
  • Assisted patients with daily functions.
  • Trained new staff on quality control procedures.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews.
  • Effective counseling in health maintenance and disease management.
  • Ensured proper care for victims of domestic violence who presented to urgent care clinic.
  • Routinely retracted patient throat cultures and prepared for lab submission.
  • Strong leader for nursing personnel assigned to the unit/shift.
  • Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer, Alzheimer's and Paget's disease.
  • Authorized drug refills and provided detailed prescription information to pharmacies.
  • Delegated staff nurse duties.
  • Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.

Travel Registered Nurse- Emergency Department, 06/2015 to 02/2017
Atlas MedStaffOmaha, NE
  • Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability.
  • Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate outstanding healthcare teams.
  • Diagnosed and treated patients with chronic and acute health problems such as MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD and pneumonia.
  • Participated in unit-based Quality Assurance Program.
  • Delegated staff nurse duties.
  • Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.
  • Provided all daily living tasks to enhance quality of life for elderly patients.
  • Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer, Alzheimer's and Paget's disease.
  • Authorized drug refills and provided detailed prescription information to pharmacies.
  • Routinely retracted patient throat cultures and prepared for lab submission.
  • Scheduled patient admissions and discharges.
  • Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders and diseases.
  • Effective counseling in health maintenance and disease management.
  • Ensured proper care for victims of domestic violence who presented to urgent care clinic.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews.
  • Assisted patients with daily functions.
  • Primary care, assessment and evaluation of neonatal and pediatric patients.
  • Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
  • Closely monitored acute conditions.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • Performed basic physical assessments of newborns and infants.
  • Followed infection control procedures.
  • Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
  • Performed lab tests and communicated results.
  • Monitored fluid intake and output levels.
  • Measured urine and delivered specimens to lab.
  • Performed pregnancy tests and sent specimens for laboratory testing.
  • Assisted doctors with surgeries and non-invasive procedures.
  • Assisted residents with bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting and transferring.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared them for lab testing.
Registered Nurse- PACU, 10/2012 to 06/2015
Rochester General HospitalRochester, NY
  • Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability.
  • Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
  • Monitored patients for any reactions to medications.
  • Diagnosed and treated patients with chronic and acute health problems such as MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD and pneumonia.
  • Participated in unit-based Quality Assurance Program.
  • Delegated staff nurse duties.
  • Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.
  • Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer, Alzheimer's and Paget's disease.
  • Routinely retracted patient throat cultures and prepared for lab submission.
  • Scheduled patient admissions and discharges.
  • Strong leader for nursing personnel assigned to the unit/shift.
  • Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders and diseases.
  • Effective counseling in health maintenance and disease management.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews.
  • Provided on-call care at all times of day and night.
  • Trained new staff on quality control procedures.
  • Assisted patients with daily functions.
  • Primary care, assessment and evaluation of neonatal and pediatric patients.
  • Managed care for post-operative patients through discharge.
  • Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
  • Closely monitored acute conditions.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • Performed basic physical assessments of newborns and infants.
  • Followed infection control procedures.
  • Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
  • Performed lab tests and communicated results.
  • Monitored fluid intake and output levels.
  • Measured urine and delivered specimens to lab.
  • Assisted residents with bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting and transferring.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared them for lab testing.
  • Communicated effectively with surgeons and anesthesia.
Registered Nurse- Emergency Department, 09/2012 to 10/2013
St. James Mercy HospitalHornell, NY
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared them for lab testing.
  • Assisted doctors with surgeries and non-invasive procedures.
  • Assisted residents with bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting and transferring.
  • Performed pregnancy tests and sent specimens for laboratory testing.
  • Measured urine and delivered specimens to lab.
  • Monitored fluid intake and output levels.
  • Performed lab tests and communicated results.
  • Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
  • Followed infection control procedures.
  • Performed basic physical assessments of newborns and infants.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • Closely monitored acute conditions.
  • Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
  • Managed care for post-operative patients through discharge.
  • Primary care, assessment and evaluation of neonatal and pediatric patients.
  • Assisted patients with daily functions.
  • Trained new staff on quality control procedures.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews.
  • Effective counseling in health maintenance and disease management.
  • Ensured proper care for victims of domestic violence who presented to urgent care clinic.
  • Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders and diseases.
  • Strong leader for nursing personnel assigned to the unit/shift.
  • Scheduled patient admissions and discharges.
  • Routinely retracted patient throat cultures and prepared for lab submission.
  • Authorized drug refills and provided detailed prescription information to pharmacies.
  • Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.
  • Provided all daily living tasks to enhance quality of life for elderly patients.
  • Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer, Alzheimer's and Paget's disease.
  • Delegated staff nurse duties.
  • Participated in unit-based Quality Assurance Program.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate outstanding healthcare teams.
  • Diagnosed and treated patients with chronic and acute health problems such as MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD and pneumonia.
  • Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability.
  • Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
Nursing Supervisor-RN, 06/2011 to 09/2012
Elderwood of HornellHornell, NY
  • Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability.
  • Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
  • Effectively supervised  LPNs, NAs and non-clinical staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate outstanding healthcare teams.
  • Diagnosed and treated patients with chronic and acute health problems such as MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD and pneumonia.
  • Coordinated Quality Improvement Activities (QIA's) to identify performance areas for improvement.
  • Participated in unit-based Quality Assurance Program.
  • Delegated staff nurse duties.
  • Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.
  • Provided all daily living tasks to enhance quality of life for elderly patients.
  • Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer, Alzheimer's and Paget's disease.
  • Authorized drug refills and provided detailed prescription information to pharmacies.
  • Scheduled patient admissions and discharges.
  • Strong leader for nursing personnel assigned to the unit/shift.
  • Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders and diseases.
  • Effective counseling in health maintenance and disease management.
  • Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations and nursing diagnoses.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews.
  • Trained new staff on quality control procedures.
  • Assisted patients with daily functions.
  • Primary care, assessment and evaluation of Residents.
  • Managed care for post-operative patients through discharge.
  • Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
  • Closely monitored acute conditions.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • Followed infection control procedures.
  • Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
  • Developed and implemented nursing care plans.
  • Performed lab tests and communicated results.
  • Monitored fluid intake and output levels.
  • Measured urine and delivered specimens to lab.
  • Assisted residents with bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting and transferring.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared them for lab testing.
  • Assisted doctors with non-invasive procedures.
Intensive Care Unit - Registered Nurse, 05/2007 to 07/2011
Rochester General HospitalRochester, NY
  • Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability.
  • Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate outstanding healthcare teams.
  • Diagnosed and treated patients with chronic and acute health problems such as MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD and pneumonia.
  • Participated in unit-based Quality Assurance Program.
  • Delegated staff nurse duties.
  • Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.
  • Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer, Alzheimer's and Paget's disease.
  • Scheduled patient admissions and discharges.
  • Strong leader for nursing personnel assigned to the unit/shift.
  • Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders and diseases.
  • Effective counseling in health maintenance and disease management.
  • Trained new staff on quality control procedures.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews.
  • Assisted patients with daily functions.
  • Closely monitored acute conditions.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation.
  • Followed infection control procedures.
  • Performed lab tests and communicated results.
  • Monitored fluid intake and output levels.
  • Measured urine and delivered specimens to lab.
  • Assisted doctors with invasive and non-invasive procedures.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared them for lab testing.
  • Managed care for critically ill patients on ventilators.
  • Participated in daily rounds with MD's and Pharmacist.
Education
Associate of Nursing: Nursing, 2007
Alfred State College - Alfted, NY
certifications

BLS

ACLS

PALS

license
NYS Nursing License- 592540- Exp 11/2018
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Professional Summary
To obtain an entry level position as a registered nurse at your facility.
Education and Training
Associate of Applied Science : Registered Nurse, 2017 Mississippi Delta Community College Moorhead, Mississippi
Licensed Practical Nurse Certificate : Licensed Practical Nurse Mississippi Delta Community College Moorhead, MS
Professional Experience
Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
May 2018 to Current
Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center Clarksdale, MS
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses
  • Supported criminal inquiries by reporting injuries and completing evidence collection kits
  • Administered critical IV medications to stabilize patients for assessment and treatment
  • Upheld patient safety standards by preventing unauthorized access or incorrect dosage administration
  • Cared for patients experiencing acute traumas, including cardiac arrests, strokes and gunshot wounds
  • Responded quickly to codes and coordinated efficient and skilled care
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care
Emergency Departent R.N.
September 2017 to March 2018
Delta Regional Medical Center Greenville, MS

Trauma assessment

Trauma codes

medication administration with cardiac monitoring

PO, IM, IVP, IVPB, IV, TD, SL, SQ Medication Administration

Mechanical Ventilation Monitoring

Wound Care

Cardioversion

RN
June 2017 to September 2017
Delta Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center Cleveland, Mississippi
  • IV meds
  • Blood draws
  • skilled charting
  • Wound care
LPN II
May 2013 to June 2017
Delta Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center Cleveland, Mississippi
  • Medication administration (PO, IM, SQ, SL, peg tube, transdermal, topical)
  • Vital signs
  • Tracheostomy care and suction
  • Documentation
Licenses

Registered Nurse, Mississippi, Expires December 31, 2020

Professional Organizations

Mississippi Organization for Associate Degree Nurses

Certifications

Basic Life Support (BLS), American Heart Association, Expires September 2019

Advanced Cardiopulmonary Life Support (ACLS), American Heart Association, Expires April 2021

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), American Heart Association, Expires October 2019

Trauma Nurse Critical Care (TNCC), Emergency Nurse Association. Expires October 19, 2022

References
Available upon Request
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Summary of Qualifications
  • Family Nurse Practitioner, recent AANP Board Certified
  • 690 clinical hours with Family Practice NP Program
  • 13.5 years experience as a Registered Nurse
  • 9 year Neonatal and Adult Critical Care experience combined 
  • Nurse Practitioner focused on providing quality care, while educating patients about health issues and disease prevention.
Education
2017
University of South Alabama Mobile, AL Family Nurse Practitioner: Master of Science in Nursing December Graduate:  3.48 GPA


2004
Northwestern State University Natchitoches, LA Bachelor of Science in Nursing December Graduate:  3.8 GPA Magna Cum Laude
Employment History
November 2016
to
Current
Glenwood Regional Medical Center West Monroe, LA Telemetry Registered Nurse/Charge Nurse

Nursing care of patients with multiple diagnoses including COPD, pneumonia, diabetes, CHF, chronic A Fib, and asthma.  Preceptor to new graduate/experienced RNs.

August 2011
to
July 2016
Christus St Francis Cabrini Hospital Alexandria, LA Neonatal Intensive Care Registered Nurse

Provided care for premature babies, requiring intensive monitoring.  Newborn assessment and care at high risk deliveries/cesarean sections.  Educated caregivers how to perform infant CPR and care upon discharge.

October 2010
to
August 2011
Christus St Francis Cabrini Hospital Alexandria, LA Emergency Room Registered Nurse

Stabilized patients during emergent situations.  Recognized life threatening events in various age groups and provided nursing intervention in a timely manner.

March 2010
to
October 2010
Christus Schumpert Hospital, Highland Shreveport, LA Adult Intensive Care Registered Nurse

Provided nursing care for adults in an intensive medical and surgical unit.  Post operative care for cardiovascular, general, and pulmonary surgeries.

September 2009
to
March 2010
Advantage RN, Travel Nursing Company West Chester, OH Newborn Intensive Care Registered Nurse

Travel contract completed at Providence Alaska Medical Center Level III NICU.  Located in Anchorage, AK.  Provided care for premature babies, requiring intensive monitoring.  A large portion of my travel experience is with American Healthcore, who went out of business during my time in AK.

September 2007
to
September 2009
American Healthcore, Travel Nursing Company Lafayette, LA Newborn Intensive Care Registered Nurse

NICU travel contracts:  Providence Alaska Medical Center, Anchorage AK (Sept 2008 to Sept 2009), Women's and Children's Hospital, Lafayette LA (Jan 2008 to May 2008), Lafayette General Hospital, Lafayette LA (Sept 2007 to December 2007) floated to postpartum when NICU census low.

July 2007
to
October 2009
Beauregard Memorial Hospital DeRidder, LA Nursery Registered Nurse, PRN

Level II nursery.  Attended high risk cesarean sections.  Stabilized newborns for transport to a Level III NICU.  Assessment of newborns with prompt recognition of distress.

May 2006
to
September 2007
Rapides Regional Medical Center Alexandria, LA Newborn Intensive Care Registered Nurse

Level III NICU.  Newborn assessment and care at high risk deliveries/cesarean sections.  Educated caregivers how to perform infant CPR and care upon discharge.

May 2005
to
May 2006
Beauregard Memorial Hospital DeRidder, LA Nursery Registered Nurse

Level II Nursery.  Assessment of newborns, outpatient lab, immunizations, and discharge education.  Floated to medical surgical floor to help with new admissions.

January 2005
to
April 2005
Christus Schumpert Hospital, St Mary Shreveport, LA Operating Room Registered Nurse

Maintaining safety of the surgical patient by appropriate positioning and instrument counts.  Preparation for surgical procedures such as ENT, Orthopedic, GYN, Neurology, Cardiovascular, and Eye operations.

Clinical Experience

Family Practice Rotation at Geaux Family Health Monroe, LA:  September to December 2017 (180 hours) and Christus St Francis Incarnate Word Community Clinic Alexandria, LA:  August to October 2016 (90 hours Urgent Care)

  • Average patient load per day:  20.  Skills:  Incision and drainage, pediatric exams, pap smears, sports physicals, lipid management, pulmonary management, adolescent and adult depression management   
Internal Medicine Rotation at Central Louisiana Rheumatology & Infusion Center Alexandria, LA:  May to July 2016 (180 hours)
  • Average patient load per day:  15.  Skills:  Hypertension management, diabetes management, autoimmune management
Women's Health Rotation ​at Rabie Clinic for Women Alexandria, LA:  January to April 2015 (90 hours)
  • Average patient load per day:  20.  Skills:  Performed pelvic exams, pap smears, breast exams and obstetric checkup
Pediatric Rotation at Healthy Steps Pediatrics Pineville, LA:  January to April 2015 (90 hours)
  • Average patient load per day:  15.  Skills:  Pediatric wellness exams and system-focused assessments
Family Practice Rotation at Woodworth Family Medicine Woodworth, LA:  August to December 2014 (60 hours)​
  • Average patient load per day:  10.  Skills:  Hypertension management, lipid management, pain management, and physical exams 

Certifications

Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner

  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.  Issue date:  February 20, 2018.  Expiration date:  February 19, 2023

Registered Nurse

  • Louisiana State Board of Nursing.  Issue date:  March 4, 2005.  Expiration date:  January 31, 2020
  • Alaska State Board of Nursing.  Issue date September 2008.  Expiration date:  November 2010

Basic Life Support

  • Expires December 2019

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

  • Expires August 2020

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

  • Expires August 2020


 


Affiliations
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners, since November 2017
  • Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners, since August 2018
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Beta Chi Chapter, since April 2004
  • Baptist Medical and Dental Mission International:  6 medical missions trips to Honduras
  • National Association of Neonatal Nurses, since November 2012


Skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Patient/family centered care
  • 12 Lead EKG interpretation
  • Incision and Drainage
 
 
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • X-ray interpretation
  • Basic Laceration Repair
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Professional Summary

Emergency Room Nurse with experience working in urgent and high patient volume settings at accredited stroke center and cardiac center as well as Level 1 Trauma Center. Maintain strong reputation for achieving high levels of patient satisfaction. Seeking opportunity for advancement in Flight Nursing.

Licenses

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2008-present

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification 2013-present

Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Certification 2014-present

TNCC - Trauma Nurse Core Course 2014-present

Tactical Combat Casualty Care 2017
Skill Highlights
  • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish
  • Trained in US guided IV insertion
  • Trained in PICC Insertion
  • Successful treatment of Stroke (Hemorrhagic / Ischemic)
  • Successful treatment of Acute MI
Professional Experience
Brooke Army Medical Center San Antonio, TX Emergency Room Nurse 12/2015 to Current
  • Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow. Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care in high volume Trauma/Burn center.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
Seton Medical Center Austin, Texas Emergency Room Nurse 10/2012 to 03/2016

Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.

  • Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Supervised staff of 12+ Nurses in acute environment.
Education and Training
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing 2012 University of Texas At Brownsville, Brownsville, TX, USA
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Summary
Provides excellent leadership. Responsible for ensuring that quality care is coordinated and delivered to patients, through careful management of staff and other resources.
Skills
  • Personal and professional integrity
  • Relationship and team building
  • Sound decision making
  • Critical thinking proficiency
  • Patient-orientedStrong initiative
  • Resourcefulness
  • Effectively influences others
  • Conflict resolution
  • Staffing management ability
  • Proven patience and self-discipline
Experience
12/2014 to Current
Manager- Emergency Department Mercy Hospital Aurora - Emergency Room Aurora, MO

Developed and arranged continuing education opportunities for all staff to increase knowledge and skills. Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness.
Created annual goals, objectives and budget and made recommendations to reduce costs.
Regularly evaluated employee performance, provided feedback and assisted, coached and disciplined staff as needed.
Diligently monitored the QA (Quality Assurance) program to improve performance and maintain high standards of care.
Minimized staff turnover through appropriate selection, orientation, training, staff education and development.


04/2011 to 12/2014
Emergency Room Nurse Mercy Hospital Aurora - Emergency Room Aurora, MO

Triage patients safely and effectively utilizing excellent critical thinking skills.

Collaborate with Emregency Department providers and ancillary departments to ensure the best plan of care for the patient.
 
Educate patients and their families regarding treatment plans.
 
Led the department as a Charge Nurse to facilitate the flow of the department, ensuring patient safety, as well as, the safety of the staff and the department.
12/2008 to 04/2011
Oncology Staff Nurse- Inpatient Mercy Hospital Springfield Springfield, MO
Care for patients with the diagnois of cnace and other hematological conditions in various settings, as well as, collaborate with a team of healthcare professionals to share expertise and knowledge.
 
Educate patients and the families regarding treatment expecatations.
 
Administer chemotherapy and blood transfusions, as needed.
 
Coordnate patient care and department organization by providing leadership and direction to the clincial staff, as a Charge Nurse, under the direction of the Nursing Director.
01/1999 to 09/2003
Sergeant- E-5 United States Marine Corps

Ensure the planning, set-up and take down of the squadron's communications for both ground and air.

Responsible for up to 50 individual Marines within the communication platoon.

Responsible for the traning of all Non-Commissioned Officers in the Headquarter's Company

Education and Training
2013
Master of Science: Nursing Education Western Governors University Salt Lake City, UT, United States
2010
Bachelor of Science: Nursing Southwest Baptist University- College of Nursing Bolivar, MO, United States
2008
Associate of Science: Nursing Southwest Baptist University Bolivar, MO, United States
Organizations and Licenses/Certification
  • Registered Nurse- Licensed in Missouri (RN)
  • Member of Emergency Nursing Association (ENA)
  • Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) 
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC)
  • Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE)


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Summary
  • Conscientious, integrity-driven, nursing professional with a strong clinical background in the critical care setting providing attentive care to adults and pediatrics with a variety of systemic health challenges. Thorough understanding of pathophysiology and pharmacology of critically ill patients. Highly proficient in contributing to and reaching team solutions, generating and maintaining positive relations with internal and external clients, maintaining all compliance standards, working well under pressure, and producing error-free work of high quality. Areas of Expertise & Clinical Skills
  • Experience with Pyxis medication distribution machine and computer charting-Epic, Cerner, IBEX, Paragon
  • Leadership and preceptor experience: training and developing new/student nurses and auxiliary staff.
  • Highly proficient clinical skills: IV starts, pushes, drips, 12-lead EKG, cardiac monitors, blood monitoring, transfusions, drawing blood gases (arterial and venous), defibrillations, adult and pediatric codes, ventilators
  • Critical thinker, decision maker, and problem solver.
  • Effective communicator with patient and staff.
  • Highly motivated.
Skills
BLS, PALS, ACLS, NIHSS, MAB, CPI
Experience
01/2018 to Current
team member/leader
  • ER travel nurse to busy 20 bed ER in Temecula, CA seeing approx 140-160 patients per day seeing both adult and pediatric patients.
  • Proficient with Cerner charting system.
  • ER travel nurse to a 27 bed ER in Santa Monica, CA.
  • Care of adult and pediatrics.
  • Proficient with EPIC.
  • Utilized the nursing process, assessed, planned, provided and evaluates nursing care to adults and pediatrics based on evidenced base professional practice and research.
  • Collaborated with other ER professionals to ensure effective patient care delivery to achieve the desired patient results.
  • to perform ER tasks.
  • Continually looked for opportunities for professional development and improvement Emergency Room Nurse-seasonal.
05/2017 to 09/2017
team member/leader York Hospital York, ME
  • Seasonal ER nurse to a 12 bed ER in York, ME.
  • Care of adult and pediatrics.
  • Proficient with Paragon.
  • Utilized the nursing process, assessed, planned, provided and evaluates nursing care to adults and pediatrics based on evidenced base professional practice and research.
  • Collaborated with other ER professionals to ensure effective patient care delivery to achieve the desired patient results.
  • to perform ER tasks.
  • Continually looked for opportunities for professional development and improvement.
04/2016 to 04/2017
Temecula Valley Hospital Temecula, CA
11/2015 to Current
Emergency Room Nurse Advanced Medical Staffing San Diego, CA
01/2015 to 08/2015
Emergency Room Nurse Kaiser Permanente San Diego, CA
  • Responsibilities tilized the nursing process, assessed, planned, provided and evaluates nursing care to adults and pediatrics based on evidenced base professional practice and research.
  • Collaborated with other ER professionals to ensure effective patient care delivery to achieve the desiredpatient results.
05/2014 to Current
Per Diem RN
  • Oversee single OR suite and PACU, including staffing, hiring, managing of full time and per diem staff ofRN's and scrub techs.
  • Buying of medications and various supplies for the OR/PACU.
  • Maintaining accreditation and standards with AAAASF.
  • Circulating nurse, responsible for non-sterile duties within the OR, charting and recording.
  • Recovery room nurse, responsible for the recovery of patients post operatively, discharge teaching.
  • Responsible for pre-op and post-op of patients Emergency Room RN-Per Diem.
11/2013 to 01/2016
team member/leader University of California San Diego San Diego, CA
  • Utilized the nursing process, assessed, planned, provided and evaluates nursing care to adults and pediatrics based on evidenced base professional practice and research.
  • Collaborated with other ER professionals to ensure effective patient care delivery to achieve the desiredpatient results.
  • to perform ER tasks.
  • Continually looked for opportunities for professional development and improvement., to perform ER tasks.
  • Continually looked for opportunities for professional development and improvement., to perform ER tasks.
  • Continually looked for opportunities for professional development and improvement.
04/2012 to Current
RN/OR Supervisor La Jolla, CA
04/2012 to 05/2014
Supervisor
06/2011 to 04/2012
Critical Care/Emergency Room RN La Mesa, CA
  • Utilized the nursing process, assessed, planned, provided and evaluates nursing care to adults and pediatrics based on evidenced base professional practice and research.
  • Collaborated with other ER professionals to ensure effective patient care delivery to achieve the desiredpatient results.
05/2010 to 05/2011
Emergency Room RN Inova Emergency Care Center Fairfax, VA
  • Provided excellent nursing care to adults and pediatrics.
  • Acted as a team member/leader to perform ER tasks.
  • Ensure the provision of quality emergency medical care to patients requiring emergency treatment in accordance with physician orders, hospital policy, and standard nursing practice.
12/2008 to 05/2011
team member/leader The George Washington University Hospital Washington, DC
  • Assessed, planned, implemented, evaluated, and documented nursing care for patients, adult andpediatric, experiencing life-threatening problems requiring complex assessment, high intensity therapies, and interventions in a 300+ bed teaching facility.
  • Clinical preceptor to students and new graduate hires.
  • Experience in staff development, process improvement, and regulatory compliance in order to provide &perform superior patient care.
  • to perform ER tasks.
  • Participated in 3 month critical care internship.
06/2008 to 11/2008
Emergency Room RN Ochsner Hospital New Orleans, LA
  • Utilized the nursing process, assessed, planned, provided, and evaluated nursing care to adults and pediatrics.
  • Acted as a team member to perform ER tasks.
  • Continually looked for opportunities for professional development and improvement.
Education and Training
May 2008
University of the Virgin Islands