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SKILL HIGHLIGHTS

Population Health Management

Health promotion

Disease prevention

Case management

Database management

Data analysis

Secure Messaging

Process improvement/Lean Six Sigma

High performance team building

Networking & collaboration

AHLTA

CHCS

Essentris

HAIMS

  • CarePoint MHSPHP

Referral Management Suite

Secure Messaging

TRICARE Online

Nurse Advice Line

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EXPERIENCE
Clinical Nurse Officer-in-Charge (CNOIC) 10/2017 to Current
U.S. Army Schofield Barracks, Hawaii
  • Serve as the department nursing subject matter expert. Oversee the scope of practice and provision of nursing services within a department comprised of 5 Primary Care Clinics and 1 Immunizations Clinic to facilitate medical readiness and deployability for 16,000 Active Duty Soldiers
  • Provide full range of supervisory duties, including personnel and resource management comprised of coordinating staffing support, scheduling, and hiring
  • Plan, organize work to be accomplished, establish priorities, make work assignments, monitor progress in terms of timeliness and accuracy of work performed. Evaluate work performance of subordinates and give advice, counsel, or instruction to employees on both technical and administrative matters
  • Establish and enforce performance standards and conduct performance appraisals
  • Provide input regarding organization, structural, or content changes throughout the ambulatory care centers, services, and clinics in the Medical Treatment Facility
  • Provide care coordination activities, internally within the accountable care organization, and externally with civilian and military medical facilities
  • Direct and educate staff on organizational policies and initiatives to include The Joint Commission (TJC) accreditation and medical home certification through the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) or TJC
  • Assist Soldier Health Care Services Chief and Medical Director with establishment of Standard Operating Procedures
  • Lead Lean Six Sigma (LSS) performance improvement (PI) projects and serve on LSS project teams
Population Health Nurse 11/2013 to 10/2017
U.S. Army Schofield Barracks, Hawaii
  • Provide leadership and direction to patient-centered medical home care teams which motivates them to pursue excellence through effective and efficient work processes and technology.  Build broad-based constituencies and coalitions to effectively implement population health initiatives and advance population health strategies to support implementation of risk-based healthcare delivery.  Apply epidemiological methods to describe the population and its risks, identifying and employing evidence-based interventions and managing data to determine program needs.
  • Monitor performance against enterprise benchmarks.  Review and analyze quantitative and qualitative data sets for trends in clinical outcomes and value-based performance.
  • Make and execute recommendations to drive PI and innovative strategies in support of high quality and cost-effective outcomes.  Ensure optimal productivity and performance levels through development and implementation of training and PI programs.
  • Maintain continuous alignment with program scope and make modifications to enhance effectiveness and meet organizational goals.  Develop comprehensive disease management programs, applying and promoting disease management, health promotion and wellness concepts and strategies.
  • Implement Clinical Practice Guidelines to support disease prevention and disease management-based population health initiatives.  In conjunction with leadership, accountable for attaining department-wide compliance with regulatory requirements and accreditation standards for TJC and the NCQA.

Case Manager 10/2007 to 11/2013
U.S. Army Schofield Barracks, Hawaii
  • Developed an effective case management program for patients with complex brain injury, behavioral health, and other medical conditions to facilitate the best level of care and smooth transition of patients through the health care continuum.
  • Demonstrated excellence in case management practice through patient empowerment and advocacy to promote positive health outcomes and timely disposition of cases.  Conducted holistic initial and follow-up assessments to assist patients in establishing specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and timely goals, balancing patient desires with benefit limitations.  Utilized effective collaboration, negotiation, and facilitation skills when interacting with a multi-disciplinary treatment team to help develop patient-centered comprehensive treatment plans in accordance with best practice guidelines and protocols.  Identified high risk, high acuity patients and provided counseling and consultative support to patients/families regarding health promotion/maintenance, disease process, rehabilitative needs, and health/medication management.
  • Partnered with Information Management Department to develop an automated system (web application) to collect and analyze case management and outcomes data to assess the overall effectiveness of case management services and brain injury treatment program to continuously improve care delivery.  Serve as administrator for this web app.
  • Trained new-hires and supervised LPNs and other RN case managers when substituting as the charge nurse, assigning work based on operational priorities, difficulty of assignments, and employee skill.

Emergency Department Nurse (Staff Nurse, Travel Nurse, or Call-In) 11/2001 to 10/2007
  • Trauma nurse at Emergency Departments in various hospitals (Kuakini Medical Center, TriplerArmy Medical Center, Kaiser Permanente and Baptist Hospital West) in three states.  Provided professional and compassionate nursing services to ill and injured patients requiring emergency medical attention and set up follow-up care and referrals as necessary.  Initiated the patient's nursing care plan based on comprehensive nursing assessment and physician's orders.  Assisted the physician in performing emergency procedures, including chest tube insertions, tracheostomies, gastric lavages, and suturing lacerations.  Screened patient records in order to assess patient history of health related conditions and/or medications that may impact the patient's health status.

Community Health Nurse/Case Manager 07/2001 to 11/2001
Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Waianae, Hawaii
Staff Nurse 07/2000 to 07/2001
St. Francis Medical Center Honolulu, Hawaii
 
EDUCATION
Master's: Business Administration West Texas A&M Texas
Business Administration GPA: 4.00
Projected graduation 2021

Bachelor of Science: Nursing University of Hawaii at Manoa Honolulu, Hawaii
Nursing GPA: 3.44
Bachelor of Arts: Japanese University of Hawaii at Manoa Honolulu, HI
Class Speaker for Year-in-Japan Study Abroad Program
GPA: 3.66
Associate of Science: Secreterial Administration Cannon's Business College Honolulu, Hawaii
Graduate with High Honors
GPA: 3.895
TRAINING
  • Commander's Award for Civilian Service for meritorious service while serving as Supervisory Nurse (September 2019)
  • Achievement Medal for Civilian Service for outstanding contributions for a successful TJC acccreditation survey (August 2019)
  • Registered Nurse License - active in HI; inactive in CA & TN
  • Commission for Case Manager Certification - Certified Case Manager
  • Army Medical Department Center & School - Entry Level Executive Nursing Course (September 2017)
  • Army Medical Department Center & School - Basic Healthcare Administration Course (July 2014)
  • American Heart Association - BLS for Healthcare Providers Certification (expires April 2021)
  • Cyber Awareness, Informational Assurance, Threat & Anti-Terrorism Reporting - annual training
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Professional Summary
Dedicated RN with 16 years PACU experience
Skills
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Acute care expertise
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Thorough physical assessments
  • In-depth knowledge of intravenous therapy
Work History
02/2002 to Current
PACU Staff Nurse Jennersville Regional Hospital West Grove , PA
  • Perform advanced physical assessment on pre-operative, post-operative, and PACU patients
  • Provide acute care for post-operative patients recovering from anesthesia, encompassing ambulatory surgical procedures and extensive surgeries
  • Identify and mange life threatening post-operative and anesthetic complication, such as laryngospasm, aspiration, hypoventilation, apnea, acute hypotension, hypertension and symptomatic arrhythmias
  • Provide education to the pre-operative, post -operative, and PACU patient
  • Provide discharge planning for the post-operative out patient
10/2011 to 10/2016
PACU Staff Nurse, Per Diem Hartford Memorial Hospital Havre de Grace, MD
  • Provided care for post bariatric surgery patients
  • Managed pain in the PACU patient population
  • Utilized Meditech charting system in documenting post-operative assessment
2008 to 2009
Clinical Nursing Instructor West Chester University West Chester, PA
  • Provided theoretical and clinical teaching to students
  • Planed clinical experiences for students and supervised their activities
  • Demonstrated direct nursing care to student groups
  • Developed and gave clinical assignments to students, assessing their skills
  • Corrected students' written clinical logs
1998 to 2001
Worldwide Pharmacovigilance Associate DuPont Pharmaceutical Company Wilmington, DE
  • Reviewed spontaneous reports and current literature to identify adverse events concerning DuPont Pharmaceutical cardiovascular and central nervous system products to ensure accurate and timely adverse event reporting
  • Reported serious adverse events for Phase IV drug trials to maintain accurate safety data
  • Maintained and reviewed standard operating procedures and guidelines for device reporting to maintain compliance with FDA and foreign regulatory agencies
  • Provided training for device reporting and processing of literature reports for safety staff, as well as overview training in drug safety of pharmacology interns
1995 to 1998
Occupational Health Nurse PECO Energy Peach Bottom, PA
  • Applied Federal Regulations of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  • Supervised medical office staff including secretary, medical technician and drug-testing personnel
  • Assessed employee job restrictions and made recommendations for job reclassification to comply with the Americans with Disability Act
  • Developed orientation/procedure manual for new Occupational Health Nurses
  • Developed and maintained nursing standard operating procedure for triage of on site employees with injuries/illnesses
  • Established partnership with safety analysts and management to improve overall safety and welfare of employees
1993 to 1995
Emergency Department Staff Nurse Christiana Care Health System Newark, DE
  • Performed initial assessment of population entering Level I Trauma Center
  • Assessed and stabilized trauma patients
  • Provided care of patients using nurse driven protocols
  • Acted as nurse preceptor for new employees and nursing students
  • Coordinated nursing education for Level I Trauma Nurses
1989 to 1993
Department of Neurosurgery Staff Nurse Chrisitana Care Health System Newark, DE
  • Performed advanced assessments on critically ill neurosurgical and trauma patients
  • Developed interdependent and independent nursing interventions to prevent, minimize and resolve problems that occur in the critical care setting
  • Utilized invasive monitoring including ICP, CVP, Swan Ganz catheter, and arterial lines to monitor critical patients
  • Acted as nurse preceptor in intensive care setting
Education
1995
Master of Science: Burn, Emergency, and Trauma Nursing
Widener University - Chester, PA
1989
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
University of Delaware - Newark, DE
Research
Willis,J.A., and Bridge, M.C. (1993), Selected Factors and Attitudes Related to Stated Patterns of Seat Belt Use. Master\'s Research Study, Widener University. Unpublished
Affiliations
Sigma Theta Tau International - Eta Beta Chapter
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Practice Philosophy
Passionate occupational therapist who is dedicated to creating breakthrough moments during a patient's most vulnerable life stages with a compassionate approach. 
Professional Memberships
  • NBCOT certification number: 396431
  • California Board of Occupational Therapy (CBOT) License: 18565 
  • Pi Theta Epsilon (PTE)
  • Occupational Therapy Association of California (OTAC): 1797350
  • American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA): 00000
  • BLS CPR Certified
Education
2017 Dominican University of California San Rafael, CA Master of Science Occupational Therapy Thesis: Fragile X Syndrome (FXS): An Examination of Family Occupations
2016 Dominican University of California San Rafael, CA Bachelor of Science Health Science Minor in Psychology | Member of Phi Theta Epsilon | Dean's List | Cum Laude | Dominican University of California Outstanding Student Award Finalist
2012 St. Francis High School Sacramento, CA High School Diploma
Accomplishments
  • PRIDE award recipient May 2019, UCSF
  • Recipient of OTAC Outstanding Student Award 2016
  • Poster Presentation at 2016 OTAC conference: Fragile X Syndrome (FXS): An Examination of Family Occupations
  • Podium Presentation at 2016 Dominican Scholarly and Creative Works Conference
Publications
Thesis: Fragile X Syndrome (FXS): An Examination of Family Occupations
  • Schira, Rebecca; Alexander, Samantha; Brisbane, Noelani; and Williams, Kaitlyn, "Living with Fragile X Syndrome: An Examination of Family Occupations" (2017). Master's Theses and Capstone Projects. 242. https://scholar.dominican.edu/masters-theses/242 
Clinical Experience
Occupational Therapist, 08/2018 Current UCSF Medical Center San Francisco, CA
  • Provided client centered occupation-based treatment to the adult and geriatric population on Hospital Medicine, Transitional Care Unit, and geriatric floors
  • 2019 splinting mentoring candidate
  • Recipient of the PRIDE award May 2019
  • Completed hospital medicine mentoring series with emphasis on the geriatric population
  • Co-leader of OT Month April 2019
Level II Occupational Therapy Intern, 07/2017 09/2017 UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland Oakland, CA
  • Provided occupation-based treatment to 25+ children with neuromuscular, musculoskeletal, and neurological impairments in an acute rehabilitation setting
  • Developed and presented cost benefit analysis on rehabilitation technology and supporting evidence-based research to task force management for future rehabilitation investment
  • Fabricated and modified wrist cock up splint, ankle foot orthoses, anti-spasticity splint, and resting hand splint
  • Administered, scored, and interpreted results of pediatric assessments including BOT-2 and Beery VMI
  • Applied physical agent modalities including heat, ice, and vibration
Level II Occupational Therapy Intern, 04/2017 06/2017 Kaiser Permanente Vallejo, CA
  • Provided occupation-based treatment to 60+ patients with CVA, TBI, GBS, and MS in an acute rehabilitation setting
  • Developed simulated grocery store with sequence board in Spanish and English for inpatient and outpatient occupational therapy services. 
  • Designed and facilitated weekend ADL, cognitive rehabilitation, and therapeutic exercise groups for 3-6 patients per group
  • Presented in-service on benefits of complimentary and alternative medicine to augment services within inpatient rehabilitation settings
  • Demonstrated proficiency in wheelchair modifications and equipment recommendations    
  • Applied physical agent modalities including heat, ice, and vibration 
Level II Occupational Therapy Intern, 01/2017 03/2017 Alta Bates Medical Summit Berkeley, CA
  • Provided client centered occupation- based treatment to 60+ adults with primarily depression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia in a locked inpatient setting
  • Developed protocol for administration of BASIS-24 assessment
  • Completed Assaultive Behavior Training course (ABT certified)
  • Designed and facilitated ADL groups, task groups, exercise groups, breathing groups, and cognitive rehabilitation groups for 10-15 patients 3-5 times/day
  • Created orientation binder for incoming level II students
Pediatric Community Practice Lab, 02/2016 04/2016 Marindale School Terra Linda, CA
  • Hands-on community experience working with children ages 3-5 with medical conditions, genetic disorders, and developmental delays.
  • Created Sensory Motor group and fine motor group for class
  • Developed case study treatment plan for an individual child with polycystic kidney disease for 8 weeks.
Level I Occupational Therapy Intern, 01/2016 02/2016 OT Studio - Julia Harris OTR/L and Lora Harris OTR/L San Francisco, CA
  • 40 Hour internship in private practice sensory integration clinic
  • Diagnoses included autism, sensory processing disorder, and agenesis. 
  • Developed gross motor interventions using a sensory gym
  • Provided tabletop activities to target fine motor tasks and visual perceptual skills
Level I Occupational Therapy Intern, 08/2015 08/2015 California Pacific Medical Center San Francisco, CA
  • 40 Hour internship in acute care setting
  • Hands on experience and observation on both acute care post-op floor and Transitional Intensive Care Unit (TICU)
  • Collaborated with the fieldwork supervisor in SOAP note and goal writing, and assisted in transfers 
Adults and Seniors Community Practice Lab, 08/2015 11/2015 Dominican University of California San Rafael, CA
  • Hands-on community experience working in the “Healthy Seniors” program. 
  • Administered assessments, developed treatment plan, SOAP note documentation, and discharge plan for an older adult with depression and the need of IADL management skills.
  • Sessions took place once a week for 8 weeks.
Level I Occupational Therapy Intern, 01/2015 03/2015 Buckelew RSS Programs San Rafael, CA
  • 40 hour internship in mental health transitional housing unit
  • Diagnoses included patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder
  • Created self-care, art expression, and life management skills groups to enhance engagement in daily activities
Community Volunteer Work
Alumna Speaker for Dominican University Admitted Student Reception, Sacramento, CA 03/18
  • Delivered an 8-minute speech on my experience at Dominican to admitted prospective students.
Graduate Speaker for Dominican University Admitted Student Reception, Sacramento, CA 04/17
  • Delivered an 8-minute speech on my experience at Dominican to admitted prospective students.
Student Speaker for Dominican University Admitted Student Reception, Sacramento, CA 04/16
  • Delivered an 8-minute speech on my experience at Dominican to admitted prospective students.
Student Speaker for Dominican University Admitted Student Open House 04/16
  • Delivered an 8-minute speech on my experience at Dominican to admitted prospective students.
Assistant to Graduate Applicant Occupational Therapy Department Interviews 02/2016
  • Assisted in the graduate applicant behavioral interview process as a simulated client with a wrist fracture
Occupational Therapy Department Representative 08/2015 
  • Represented the Occupational Therapy Department at the “Majors in Minutes” pilot trial fair for undeclared freshman in the vision quest program

Additional Experience

Aide for Child with Cerebral Palsy, San Rafael, CA 02/2014-01/2017

  • Apply OT practice skills to develop games to increase bilateral coordination and integration, and promote fineand gross motor skills in upper and lower extremities. Aide at preschool and summer camps for 3 differentsummer camps and 2 separate school years. The child has Spastic Diplegia with underlying low tone.

Children's Yoga Instructor/ Front Desk Staff, New Om World, Corte Madera, CA, 10/2016-03/2017

  • Tasks include customer service, retail services, clerical duties, working as a team member, and cleaningservices

Assistant Soccer Coach, SoccerKids, Tiburon, CA 01/2016-08/2016

  • Working with children between the ages of 18 months to 3 years old in developing gross motor skills,social interaction skills, and play skills through soccer

Student Ambassador, Dominican University of California 08/2012-05/2016

  • 1 of 23 student ambassadors at Dominican University. Tasks include frequent written and verbalcommunication with prospective students, campus tours, working as a team member, and clericalduties

OT Student Volunteer (20 Hours), San Rafael Healthcare and Wellness Center, San Rafael, CA 01/2014-03/2014

OT Student Volunteer (20 Hours), Park School, Mill Valley, CA 09/2013-11/2013

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Executive Profile
An innovative nursing professional that possesses leadership qualities and abilities necessary to accomplish organizational goals.
Highlights
  • Leadership/Communication Skills
  • Employee Relationships and Recognition
  • Self-motivated/Visionary
  • Course Introduction and Implementation in Interactive classroom
  • Excellent classroom evaluations

  •  Quality Management and Improvement
  • Budgeting Expertise and Case Management                     
  • Employee Training and Development 
  • Motivating and inspiring to students
  •  Life long Learner
Core Accomplishements
  •  Successfully developed and implemented plans for agency separation and independence. The rebuilding process included a complete restructure of the organization and the addition of roles necessary to complete functions. The strategic plan was implemented over a six month period and resulted in agency independence, financial stability, increased employee satisfaction, and continued delivery of consumer based services within the county.
  • As an educator, I have found great fulfillment in motivating and inspiring others by sharing my clinical knowledge and passion for nursing.
  • My dissertation  was completed on the topic of nurse residency programs and the role that they play for graduate nurses. This was completed in the acute care setting.
Experience
Walden University Minneapolis, MN Interim MSN Tempo Academic Coordinator 10/2019 to Current
  • Assisted with the integration of the Tempo Program through the Brightspace Platform.
  • Assisted with faculty orientation to Tempo fundamentals, and Brightspace Platform.
  • Holds weekly meeting to assist faculty with questions and concerns.
  • Responsible for interviewing contributing faculty for the Tempo program.
  • Responsible for recommendations for hire.
  • Responsible for all faculty training and assignments.
  • Communicates with Tempo Operations team to address issues.
  • Works closely with program developers to insure that needs of the MSN are being met.
  • Works closely with teams to ensure delivery of a quality product.
  • Responsible for providing updates to University leadership.
  • Schedules meetings regularly with Academic Coaches to address questions and concerns, as well as  provide program updates. '
  • Responsible for tracking faculty licensure and appropriate cohorting.
  • Fulfills all other Academic Coordinator roles and duties as assigned for Informatics, Education, and the Nurse Executive MSN track.
Walden University Minneapolis, MN Academic Coordinator for MSN Public Health Specialization 02/2018 to Current
  • Coordinate all aspects of the University Research Review (URR) process
  • Serve as the contact for issues related to the EdD Prospectus Guide, all prospectus rubrics, all capstone rubrics and checklists, and EdD Residencies
  • Create and distribute monthly Capstone Committee Briefs
  • Review all applicants and interview potential candidates for contributing methodologist and URR roles
  • Service on university and school committees and for school initiatives as needed
  • Course instruction, course content development, and other curricular activities as needed
  • Manage administrative functions appropriate to instructor assignments
  • Mentoring of students in research for MS and Ph.D. degrees, and undergraduate students (where applicable)
  • Oversight of the thesis and dissertation completion sequences
  • Participation in university and school clinical and residencies where appropriate to a program
  • Assign, monitor, and evaluate, duties of faculty member within the MSN Public Heath division.
MINOT STATE UNIVERSITY Minot, North Dakota Assistant Professor 06/2014 to 05/2018
  • Served as a Nursing Educator in both Minot State University's Baccalaureate Program and the BSN Completion Program. Nursing Perspectives and Public Health Nursing, were on campus courses and Public Health for the Professional Nurse I and II were both on line courses.
  • Responsibilities included: teaching, advising, service, and research.This includes planning, implementing, evaluating, and updating the program.
  • Designed, implemented, evaluate,d and updatde the curriculum using a written plan.
  • Developed, implemented, evaluated, and updated policies for student admission, progression, retention, and graduation , while adhering to policies of the University.
  • Participated in academic advisement and guidance of students.
  • Provided theoretical instructional and practice experiences.
  • Selected, monitored, and evaluated preceptors and the student learning experience.
  • Evaluated student achievement of curricular outcomes related to nursing knowledge and practice.
  • Evaluated student learning outcomes and participate in the evaluation of program outcomes.
  • Participated in activities that facilitate maintaining the faculty members' own nursing competence and professional expertise in the area of teaching.
  • Committee involvement within the department and the University level.
SWEETWATER COUNTY DISTRICT BOARD OF HEALTH Rock Springs, WY Director 02/2010 to 10/2014
  • Managed public health nursing programs at the local level, in cooperation with County Health Officer and Board of Health.
  • Planned, implemented & evaluated services based on community health needs as determined by investigative processes.
  • Supervised state and county employees.
  • Developed and interpreted administrative policies, programs, procedures and standards.
  • Prepared annual local public health, environmental health, county health officer, home health budgets within the organization.
  • Monitored,controlled, and reported on agency budgets.
  • Investigated and implemented additional funding streams and sources such as grants and fees.
  • Prepared and monitored grants.
  • Developed & monitored local contracts under the terms of the State- County contract for Nursing Services.
  • Directed the PH Emergency Response program.
  • Collaborated with local and state response coordinators for effective PH preparedness and response.
  • Responsible for scheduling of all employees.Handled all financial transactions.
  • Prepared and adhered to 4 budgets totaling approximately 2.5 million.
  • Responsible for reporting to stakeholders.
  • Provided presentations to city and county officials.
  • Implemented accounts payable and receivable within the organization.Previously a component of the county.
  • Responsible for investigation, and implementation of EHR system for public health services.
  • Responsible for investigation and implementation of EHR for home health services offered.
  • Responsible for continuous evaluation and product improvement recommendations for EHR adopted.
  • Actively recruited and retained qualified staff.
  • Implemented recognition programs and incentives.
  • Lead group team building exercises.
  • Continuously monitored and implemented best practices within the organization.
  • Prepared departmental contracts for attorney approval.
WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Cheyenne, WY Nursing Supervisor 08/2007 to 01/2010
  • Assisted with the development of policy and procedures for implementing specific programs.
  • Oriented new staff to the programs, policies and procedures.
  • Contributed to the development of relevant nursing protocols to provide clinical care and teaching materials for groups and individuals.
  • Provided guidance and oversight regarding nursing functions as programs are developed and implemented.
  • Mentored, advised and guided staff nurses towards program outcomes.
  • Served as a resource for personnel in developing and delivering program/services including clinical nursing care,contact investigation, community outreach initiatives and health education/health promotion messages.
  • Took responsibility for assigned special projects from initiation through project completion.
  • Contributed to Quality Assurance by collecting and compiling department CQI data.
  • Performed nursing assessment, diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of ill and disabled persons.Arranged for and conducted nursing clinics and classes.
  • Managed day to day functions of current staff.
WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Cheyenne, WY Public Health/Home Health Nurse 09/2004 to 08/2007
  • Provided professional nursing services to patients, clients and staff in chronic as well as acute care settings.
  • Performed nursing assessment, diagnosis, treatment & evaluation of ill and disabled persons.
  • Provided continuous care of patients through assessing, evaluating and implementing processes to assure appropriate patient care and outcomes.
  • Accurately prepared and administered medications and treatments as ordered by the physician.
  • Provided pre and post-operative care.
  • Triaged calls from staff and handles routine concerns and emergencies.
  • Communicated with Physician and follows through on orders as appropriate.
  • Reviewed lab values and consult reports.
  • Provided formal assessments, documentation and progress notes.
  • Assisted with patient ADL's (activities of daily living).
MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF SWEETWATER COUNTY Rock Springs, WY Team Leader 03/2001 to 07/2003
  • Performed assessment of chronic and acute illnesses as presented.
  • Care plan creation and origination.Initiated plans of care as necessary.
  • Responsible for proper documentation as required by MHSC.
  • Responsible for staffing and assigning patient loads to the following shifts.
  • Responsible for narcotic counts and proper distribution of medications.
  • Continuous assessment and intervention of clients.Responsible for providing clients with education.
  • Provided excellent communication between clients and their physicians.
  • Reported promptly to physicians with pertinent information.
  • Took MD orders.
  • Fulfilled all expectations of providing total client care.
LABOR AND DELIVERY NURSE/NURSERY/MED-SURGE EVANSTON REGIONAL HOSPITAL Evanston, WY Labor and Delivery Nurse 03/1996 to 07/2003
  • Responsible for the care for women and their infants during labor and childbirth.
  • Responsible for assisting,supporting and educating women during the four stages of delivery: antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum and neonatal.
  • Provided support for the mother during labor.
  • Monitoring the fetal heart rate, and mother's vital signs during the birthing process.Measuring the strength and timing of contractions.Administering medications and performing diagnostic tests.
  • Consulted with physicians and other members of the care team.
  • Assisted with inducing labor, coached the mother during delivery.
  • Identified and assisted with complications.
  • Assisted with various procedures, including Cesarean sections.
  • Monitored and performed tests on newborns.
  • Provided education and support to mothers and families after delivery.
Education
DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE 2017 Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ
MASTER OF SCIENCE: NURSING LEADERSHIP AND DEVELOPMENT 2014 Walden University, Minneapolis, MN
ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE 1996 Western Wyoming Community College, Rock Springs, WY
Rock Springs, WYAdditional managerial courses taken: Crucial Conversations, WISE Training, WISER Training.Additional training: ICS 100, ICS 200, ICS 300, ICS 400, ICS 500, ICS 700, ICS 800, Public Information Training.