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One year experience as an Oncology Nurse and five years experience as a Telemetry Nurse in one of the largest hospitals in the Memphis area. 


Fourteen year experience as a Cardiac Stepdown Nurse with extensive geriatric experience. 


One year experience with Hospice and Pharmacy RN for a Workman's Compensation company.


Travel assignment as a Cardiac Telemetry/MedSurg Nurse and Cardiac Stepdown Nurse.


Twenty-two years experience with a strong reputation of providing excellent care.  

  • Skilled in Physical Assessments
  • Skilled in Medication Administration
  • Skilled in Telemetry Monitoring
  • Skilled in identifying pertinent lab values 
  • Skilled in pulling cardiac catherization sheaths
  • Skilled in educating patient regarding medications and discharge orders
  • Skilled in communicating with all members of multidisciplinary team
  • Skilled in precepting new nurses and charge nurse duties
PCU RN Nov 2015 to Current
St. Francis Hospital Bartlett Memphis, TN PCU UNIT - Coordinate patient care for assigned patients utilizing a multi-disciplinary approach.  Develop a plan of care for newly admitted patients and modify as condition/needs change for those patients.  Perform admissions, assessments, tracheostomy care, medication administration/teaching, blood glucose monitoring, blood administration, and administration of drips (Amiodarone, Cardizem, Heparin, Dobutamine, and antibiotics). Stabilize patients from the ER with diagnosis of CHF, Renal Failure, Chest pain, Stroke, GI bleed, Pneumonia, Sepsis, Drug/Alcohol overdose, pre/post heart catherization, and post op surgical patients.  Act as charge nurse and coordinate care with other nurses on the floor, as well as staffing unit and assigning patients with house supervisor's assistance.   Utilize Cerner for charting. 
Med/Surg Telemetry Nurse Sep 2015 to Nov 2015
Erlanger East Hospital Chattanooga, TN Travel nurse assignment on a Med/Surg Telemetry floor that involved caring for patients with CHF, Pneumonia, Sepsis, Chest pain, Diabetes, Gi Bleed, and post surgical patients.  Utilized Siemens Healthcare EMR system for charting. 
Pharmacy RN Jan 2015 to Sep 2015
Sedgwick Claims Management Services Memphis, TN Assessed Workman's Compensation patient's medications and discussed the use/efficacy/cost/weaning plan with the patient's physician.  Developed a plan of care to return the patient back to the workforce in a timely manner. 
LTACH Nurse Oct 2014 to Dec 2014
Select Specialty Hospital - Memphis Memphis, TN Provided care for long term, acute care patients.  Provided wound care, tracheostomy care, PEG tubes, blood transfusions, diabetes management, pain control, and administration of Amiodarone, Cardizem, Dobutamine, and Heparin.  
Hospice Nurse Aug 2014 to Oct 2014
Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care Memphis, TN Assessed and admitted patients to the hospice system and addressed any needs/concerns with the family.  Compiled a plan of care for comfort and pain control for the patient.  Met weekly with the hospice team to discuss changes/needs of the patient and the family.  
Cardiac Stepdown Nurse Jan 2002 to Aug 2014
Methodist North Hospital Memphis, TN Assessed, stabilized, administered medications to patients with CHF, Renal Failure, Diabetes, Post Op CABG, Stroke, Chest pain, pre/post cardiac catherization, permanent pacemaker placement, and tracheostomy care.  Pulled cardiac catherization sheaths and monitored patient post-op.  Managed medical emergencies as Code Stroke, Code STEMI, and complications from CABG.  Utilized Cerner for charting. 
Oncology/Telemetry Nurse Oct 1996 to Jan 2002
Baptist Memorial Hospital Memphis Memphis, TN Assessed and taught patients about medications, procedures, and surgeries.  Cared for patient with diagnosis of Chest Pain, CHF, Renal Failure, Liver Failure, Diabetes, Drug/Alcohol Overdose, and post pacemaker placement.  Administered Chemotherapy, blood products, and pain control for Oncology patients.  
Education and Training
Diploma , Nursing 1996 Baptist College of Health Sciences Memphis, TN, United States
Graduated with a 3 year Diploma in Nursing 
BLS, ACLS, and NIH certified

Activities and Honors
Received Daisy Award December 2012
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Professional Summary
RN with 17 years experience in healthcare. Skilled in providing patient centered care. with experience ensuring high standards of culturally competent care for a wide variety of patients with diverse needs, experience in clinical settings providing nursing care to diverse populations, with strong clinical and people skills.
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Successfully directs staff meetings
  • High level of autonomy
  • Fluent in English/Spanish
  • Patient/family focused
  • Patient evaluation/intervention
  • Problem resolution capability
  • Thorough physical assessments
  • Tracheotomy care
  • Foley catheter insertion/removal familiarity
  • Insulin medication assistance
  • Proper catheter insertion/removal
  • Medical laboratory procedures professional
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Intravenous therapy comprehension
  • Diabetes, Hospice, and Stroke Patient Care

Great Co-worker relationship

Peg Tube, Tracheostomy, Wound Care, Foley Catheter, Blood Draw. Strong leadership skill, Self-determine, Great customer care and services with patients and family members.

Work History
Nurse Supervisor 12/2015 to Current
West Gables Heakth Care Center 25250 SW 75 AVE
  • Oversaw and managed and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining a high level of staff morale and professionalism.
  • Effectively supervised LVNs, CNAs and non-clinical staff. Improved annual employee retention rate to a higher percent.
  • Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management and treatment of various disorders and diseases.
  • Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability.
Nurse Supervisor 08/2012 to 12/2016
Harmony Health Center 9820 N. Kendall Dr
  • Delegated staff nurse duties.
  • Effectively supervised LVNs, NAs and non-clinical staff. Improved annual employee retention rate.
  • Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability.
  • Effective counseling in health maintenance and disease management.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • Trained new staff on quality control procedures.
  • Followed infection control procedures.
  • Strong leader for nursing personnel assigned to the unit/shift.
Med-Surge Nurse 04/2007 to 03/2009
Coral Gables Hospital
  • Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
  • Chronic patient care in med-surge unit, adeptly handling all aspects of treatment from medication to wound care to monitoring  patients per shift.
  • Follow-up of medical orders, patient-direct care, Vital sign monitoring, accuchecks procedures, blood draw, IV Infusion and IV start therapy .
Nurse 03/2007 to 06/2008
Quality Care Home Health Agency
  • Educated community members about environmentally-related health issues.
  • Assessed and responded to individual and community health education needs.
  • Developed and implemented nursing care plans.
  • Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations and nursing diagnoses.
  • Care for DM patients, provide Home and Residential care to patient in the community. Accuchecks finger sticks via glucometer, IV therapy, medication management and administration, patient and family education about condition.


Med-Surge Telemetry Nurse 10/2003 to 02/2007
Panamerican Hospital
  • Operated cardiac imaging and monitoring equipment.
  • Follow-up in medical orders, patient direct care, blood draw.
  • Read and comprehension of cardiac monitor and EKG.
  • Work closely with physician and medical staff and monitor patient in acute condition in telemetry unit.
  • Interpreter lab results and implement new order from Physicians.


Med-Surge Nurse 09/1999 to 10/2003
Dr. Susoni Hospital, Arecibo P.R
  • Developed and implemented nursing care plans.
  • Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations and nursing diagnoses.
  • Received medical order from physicians and follow up, IV started therapy and infusion, patient assistance and direct care.


Associate of Science: Nursing (RN) June, 1998 San Sebastian - Puerto Rico
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Patient-focused, culturally competent Registered Nurse offering over 18 years' expertise in telemetry and success in unit-based clinical leadership roles. Accomplished in managing all aspects of patient care when overseeing unit activities like patient assignments, staff supervision, and unit admissions and discharges. Proven leader and committed to working with administrators to achieve organizational and patient care goals.

  • Telemetry Care
  • Care Planning and Management
  • Patient Education and Counseling
  • Unit-Based Clinical Leadership
  • Clinical Quality Improvement
  • Nurse Precepting
Lead Telemetry Nurse / Staff Nurse, 07/1998 to 06/2016 Long Beach Memorial Medical Center Long Beach, CA

Unit Administration and Nurse Leadership  

  • Provided leadership to nurses and ancillary staff on 48-bed telemetry unit, effectively managing patient assignments, staff, unit admissions and transfers, and all aspects of patient care.
  • Actively participated in unit-based Quality Assurance Programs, improving staff performance, care quality, and patient care as Nursing Performance Improvement Representative and Nursing Practice Council Representative.
  • Completed comprehensive EPIC training, guiding staff with implementation of new EMR system and assisting staff with use, technical issues, and troubleshooting.
  • Facilitated achievement and maintenance of magnet status as Magnet Champion, educating staff on magnet requirements and expected organizational and procedural changes.

Direct Patient Care 

  • Delivered outstanding care to telemetry patients, from admission to discharge, while prioritizing treatment and maintaining patient flow.
  • Performed ongoing assessments, measuring vital statistics, blood pressure, and breathing patterns, and ordering, conducting, and interpreting diagnostic tests such as electrocardiograms (ECG/EKG) and reported significant changes to physicians.
  • Worked with interdisciplinary teams to develop, initiate, manage, and modify individualized plans of care, continuously evaluating patients' response to treatment using nursing expertise and heart monitoring equipment.
  • Initiated and documented prescribed course of treatment, including administering medications and IVs, and actualized emergency interventions in response to codes.

Patient Education and Nurse Precepting 

  • Informed patients, families, and caregivers of diagnosis, treatment options, chronic disease process and management, and lifestyle management.
  • Educated patients on discharge instructions and follow up care, significantly improving expected outcomes and patients' quality of life.
  • Precepted over 12 nurses throughout career, coaching and mentoring student nurses on clinical skills and competencies to develop well-rounded healthcare professionals.
Education and Certification

Master of Science: Nurse Practitioner, starting Fall 2017 

Walden University – Online

Bachelor of Science: Nursing, 2017

Walden University – Online

Associate of Science: Nursing 

Long Beach City College – Long Beach, CA

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification 


Member of American Nurses Association (ANA)

Member of Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA)

Member of Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing

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November 2009 to Current
Fountainhead Care Center Miami, Florida Assistance Director of Nursing
December 2005 to Current
Parallon Workforce Management Miami, Florida Telemetry Nurse
September 2008 to November 2009
Treasure Isle Care Center MIAMI, Florida Assistant Director of nursing/ Risk Manager/ Staff Developer/ Staff Educator
May 2004 to December 2007
February 1998 to May 2001
Unihealth of South Florida Miami, Florida Medical Assistant
Miami Dade College
Miami, Florida, Dade

Bachelor of Science
Miami Dade College
Miami, Florida, Dade

Associate of Science
Miami, Florida, Dade
Medical Assistant
Miami Jackson Senior High School
Miami, Florida, Dade

High School Diploma