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Summary

I have had 7 years of ER experience as an RN in a Level 1 Trauma Center adult ED and Pediatric ED, along with 5 years of experience as a tech in the ER. I am certified in BLS, ACLS, PALS, TNCC, and am working toward obtaining my CEN as a Certified Emergency Nurse. I am also a member of the Tennessee ENA (Emergency Nurses Association). I am also currently accepted to Vanderbilt University in the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Acute Care program to fulfill a lifelong dream.

Licenses

Registered Nurse in the state of Tennesee

CPR/BLS certified through American Heart Association certified 2018-7/2020

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certified 2019-8/2021

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certified 2018-6/2020

Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) certified 2018-2022

Working toward Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) certification

Member of the Tennessee ENA (Emergency Nurses Association)

Skills
  • Used to working in a high-stress environment
  • 12 years total ED experience
  • Transitions between tasks quickly and easily
  • Currently a relief Charge Nurse in ED
  • Ran a special needs/charity organization, primarily for children
  • Able to de-escalate agitated patients and family members
  • Quick learner
  • Compassion for hurting individuals/family
Experience
06/2013 to Current
RN-CC MSHA Johnson City, Tn

I am a registered nurse in a Level 1 Trauma Center ED. I skillfully care for patients in all different scenarios; trauma patients, stroke patients, heart attack patients, cardiac arrests and respiratory arrests, and patients with the typical abdominal pain, broken bones, etc. I maintain excellent rapport with all of my patients and families, keeping them up to date and informed on everything to do with their care. I am able to handle high stress scenarios with ease. I am currently a relief night shift Charge Nurse in the ED and oversee up to 16 RN's, and multiple techs at one time when I am on duty.

12/2018 to Current
RN Pediatric ED Ballad Health Johnson City, TN

I pick up shifts in the Pediatric ED along with my full time position in the adult ED. I love working with children. I am able to confidently take care of pediatric patients and their families. I administer medications and therapies as prescribed by physicians. I help pediatric patients understand and feel at ease with vaccines, tests and minor procedures.

02/2018 to 12/2018
Ship Nurse Carnival Cruise Lines Miami, FL

I served 2 contracts with Carnival Cruise Lines as a ship nurse and served on the Carnival Splendor and Carnival Ecstasy. As a ship nurse, you are not just a nurse. I was the first responder to many illnesses and accident scenes on the ship. I performed XRAY's, tested bloodwork for lab results, administered respiratory treatments, and lead a stretcher team of employees to transport injured patients to the ship's medical center. I also arranged medical appointments and transportation in ports for passengers and employees needing additional services not provided on the ship. During my employment, we had to transport 2 different patients by helicopter back to US port due to illness, and I was the nurse to be transported with them. I also coordinated the vaccine administration program for crew members to receive thier annual influenza vaccines along with coordinating to have them recieve other mandatory vaccines while in port.

02/2008 to 05/2013
CNA/PCP/Nurse Intern MSHA Johnson City, Tn

I was a Nursing Assistant/ER Tech in the Adult ED and Pediatric ED for 5 years prior to obtaining my RN license. I monitored vital signs, transported patients to radiology scans and to admission rooms, obtained lab work via venipuncture, obtained EKG's, and provided emotional support to patients and family members as needed.

03/2007 to 02/2008
CNA/PCP MSHA Johnson City, Tn I was a CNA/PCP on a MedSurg/Telemetry floor. Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse, blood pressure, height and weight several times per shift. I bathed patients and cleaned them when they were incontinent, with the ability and compassion to keep their modesty intact during the process. I also was able to obtain EKG's, perform venipuncture to obtain blood work, and check patients' blood sugar by finger stick. I also performed clerical duties by paging physicians as needed and keeping patients' medical charts organized.
Education and Training
2013
Bachelor of Science: Nursing Milligan College Milligan College, Tn, 37682

Obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing

Member of the National Society of Leadership and Success

Expected in 07/2021
PNP-Acute Care: Pediatric Acute Care/Pediatric Oncology Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN
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Professional Summary

Quality-driven nursing professional with excellent management and clinical abilities. Focused on continuous operational and care improvements.. Bachlors of Science in Nursing #7A

Skills

Adept at prioritizing/managing deadlines

Strong computer skills

Case management experience

Staffing/Scheduling experience

Staff training

Emergency response

Preventive maintenance

Team management

High level of autonomy

Strong clinical judgment

Work History
04/2015 to Current
House Supervisor DeKalb Health Auburn, IN
  • Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability.
  • Ensures adequate staffing after hours
  • Takes and handles Patient and staff complaint's.
  • File daily reports
  • Responds to rapids and code blue situations.
  • I jump in and help out where needed: ER, MS, ICU, OB
  • Bed Management: Manage the flow of admits
  • Expirence with epic
11/2011 to 12/2015
Cardiac RN Parkview Heart Institute Fort Wayne, IN
  • Skilled in cardiac care.
  • I am skilled in starting cardiac drips for different arrhythmias.
  • We are a pre-procedure and post-procedures unit for pacemakers and cardiac cauterizations.
  • I am trained to handle acute and emergent situations.
  • Epic expirence
09/2011 to 01/2015
Case Manager Community Home Health Fort Wayne, IN
  • I manage Individualized patient case loads.
  • I supervises over Licensed Piratical Nurse (LPN) and Home Health Aides (HHA).
  • I do vitals and Head to Toe Assessments on clients.
  • I assess weather or not more or less services are needed.
  • I make sure they like the services they are receiving.
  • If their is a conflict of interest I take the HHA or LPN out of the house and bring in someone new.
  • I also do skilled nursing visits which may consist of med setup, med administration, tube feedings, urinary catheter insertion and care ect....
03/2001 to 11/2011
Pharmacy Technician Kroger Pharmacy Fort Wayne, IN
  • Inputing new patients into computer system.
  • Inputing and updating insurances information.
  • Filling, dispensing and handling any issues with prescriptions.
  • Calling doctors offices, hospitals, and insurance companies to insure script accuracy, patient safety, and billing issues.
  • I also ordered medication, supplies, and kept the pharmacy cleaned.
Education
2010
Associate of Science: Nursing
Indiana University Purdue University At Fort Wayne - Fort Wayne, IN
2001
Pharmacy Tech
Kroger - Fort Wayne, IN
03/2019
Bachelor of Science: BSN
Indiana Wesleyan University Fort Wayne Education and Conference Center - Fort Wayne, IN
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Summary

Self-directed nurse (BSN/Magna Cum Laude) experienced in care management, critical and non-critical nursing care dedicated to empowering patients to improve their health and decrease health care service utilization.

Skills
  • Care management
  • Care plan development and patient education
  • Liaison between payor, provider, patient and additional parties
  • Chronic disease management
  • Excellent in listening, assessing and decision-making
  • Professionalism with focus on meeting organizational goals
Experience
12/2018 to Current
RN Care Manager Greater Baltimore Medical Center Baltimore, MD
  • Led teams to provide care management and coordination of clinical activities for high risk patients in multiple primary care practices
  • Develop care plans to prevent disease exacerbation, improve outcomes, increase patient engagement in self-care, decrease risk status, and minimize hospital and ED utilization
  • Promote population management through effective education, self-management support, goal setting and timely health care delivery
  • Follow up with patients within 24 hours of inpatient discharge and within 48 hours of ED visit notification
  • Built relationships with patients, staff, providers and Care Transformation Organization (CTO) executive team
12/2002 to 09/2018
Normal Newborn/Special Care Nursery/NICU Nurse Greater Baltimore Medical Center Towson, MD
  • Provided nursing care to term and preterm neonates. Managed blood sugar instability, respiratory problems, po and breastfeeding difficulties, congenital anomalies, treatment of infection and drug withdrawal
01/2011 to 01/2013
Chart Review/Audit And Data Extraction Nurse Greater Baltimore Medical Associates Towson, MD
  • Performed adult internal medicine chart reviews, extracted pertinent data and entered into new EHR system. Data collection for CMS' annual ACO reporting
08/2011 to 05/2012
School Nurse Comprehensive Nursing Services Baltimore, MD
  • Provided 1:1 care to a student with complex chronic medical conditions
02/1998 to 04/2000
OB/GYN/Nursery Nurse Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center Baltimore, MD
  • Provided postpartum nursing care and education to women with history of perinatal substance abuse, PIH, and gestational diabetes. Caregiver training, education and preparation for discharge of the drug exposed neonate
06/1991 to 06/1996
Liaison/Discharge Planning And Marketing Nurse Mount Washington Pediatric Hospital Baltimore, MD
  • Staff Nurse 2: Provided nursing care to medically fragile infants and children. Nursing management of various chronic diseases, chromosomal abnormalities and congenital anomalies. Caregiver training, education, and preparation for discharge
  • Liaison Nurse:Evaluated newly referred patients and worked with families, third party payors and multi-disciplinary team members to facilitate transfer to appropriate program. Discharge planning for home healthcare needs. Marketing presence to physicians, case managers, social workers, community health department and insurance companies
01/1990 to 06/1991
Triage Nurse-Telephonic Clinical Associates Towson, MD
  • Performed telephone triage and offered patient education and advice (within the scope of nursing practice) for a busy physician practice
09/1989 to 12/1989
Health And Wellness Educator Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center Baltimore, MD
  • Performed health assessment/biometric screenings. Provided detailed health and wellness education to hospital employees (temporary position)
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Nursing Towson State University
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Summary

Registered Nurse with over 13 years of healthcare experience in a Hospital setting. Skilled in Women's Services, Post Partum and Mother/Baby care, High Risk/Long Term Antepartum care, General Surgery and Post-Op care and Medical/Surgical care. Seeking a position that allows me to utilize my nursing skills, experience and education, while providing opportunity for achievement and personal growth.

Experience
Registered Nurse - Post Partum-OB/GYN
McKinney, TX
Medical City McKinney/ Aug 2019 to Current
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Prepared for HIPAA and Joint Commission reviews, making required brochures and pamphlets available to patients in all clinics.
  • Completed daily chart audits and assessed clinical records to verify accuracy, evaluate performance against goals and check for appropriate education of patients and families.
Registered Nurse - Post Partum-OB/GYN-Nursery
Denison, TX
Texoma Medical Center/ Aug 2018 to Oct 2019
  • Reviewed paperwork before discharging patients
  • Collaborated with doctors to plan post-treatment home care
  • Provided organizational leadership to establish patient care benchmarks, standards and best practices to deliver consistent care
  • Maintained patient charts and confidential files
  • Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care
  • Worked with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to devise individualized plans of care to meet patients' pre-operative and post-operative needs
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to communicate patient needs
  • Planned and managed patient care in alignment with hospital standards of care
  • Addressed unit staff concerns, including staffing ratios, resource management, allocation of responsibilities and optimized workload management
  • Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow
  • Managed a daily caseload, working collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team
  • Educated family members about proper care procedures
  • Dispensed medications and administered pharmacological and nonpharmacological interventions via IVs, subcutaneous and intramuscular injections, as well as orally or rectally
  • Assessed patients' condition and reported changes to the unit coordinator, family and physician as appropriate
  • Improved customer satisfaction by finding creative solutions to problems.
Registered Nurse Case Manager
McKinney, TX
Texas Home Health/ May 2018 to Aug 2018
  • Conducted screening, diagnostic treatment and rehabilitative and supportive services as the Case Manager on a primary health care team.
    Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
    Achieved departmental goals and objectives for new processes and standards for in-patient care.
    Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
    Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.
    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.
    Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery.
    Provided necessary health education training for patients.
    Responsible for primary care, case management and medication management.
    Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
RN: Charge Nurse/Shift Supervisor For Post Partum/Women's Services
Frisco, Texas
Baylor Scott And White Medical Center -Centennial/ Jul 2007 to Apr 2018


Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
Created and maintained all absentee lists, nurse schedules and month end paperwork. Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit.
Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.
Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.
Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement.
Implemented new assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.
Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery.
Provided necessary health education training for patients.
Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through a team nursing process per shift.

Registered Nurse - (Per Diem)
Sherman, TX
Wilson N. Jones Regional Medical Center/ Jul 2006 to Sep 2007


Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care. Worked as a Per Diem RN, on almost every floor in the hospital.
Often commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of residents.
Worked as part of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient.
Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.

Administrative Assistant, Head Bank Teller, Austin College Branch Manager
Sherman, TX
Texoma Educators Federal Credit Union/ Oct 1996 to Apr 2002 Set up new accounts, closing accounts, making deposits and withdraws, transfer of money, bank wires, bookkeeping, filing and lead a group on how to do customer service. Made sure all Auto Loans had Insurance and that Auto Loan payments were made in a timely manner.
Skills
  • Medication administration
  • IV drug therapy
  •  Skilled in conducting physical assessments
  • Laparasopic & Open procedures familiarity
  • Post-Op Infections familiarity
  • Computerized charting 
  • BLS Certified
  • NRP Certified
  • Enthusiastic caregiver
  • Strong medical ethics
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Broad medical terminology knowledge
  • Committed to compliance reporting
  • Infection control standards
 

Activities and Honors

Employee of the Month 2007 - Wilson N Jones Regional Medical Center.

Star of the Month 2009, 2011, 2015, 2016, 2017 - Baylor Scott and White Medical Center - Centennial.

Education and Training
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing Grayson College May 2006 Denison, TX, United States

Completed 74 hours credited towards: Coursework in the Classrooms and Hospital Clinicals of the ADN Program.

Registered Nurse - License No. 729947

High School Diploma: General Sherman High School 1996 Sherman, TX, United States
Certifications
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2019-2021
  • Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Certification 2018-2020
  • Registered Nurse in State of Texas 2006-Current
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) 2018-2020
  • Neonatal Resuscitatio Program (NRP) Certification 2019-2021
  • STABLE Certification 2018-2020