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Skillful Trauma Nurse resume

Evaline Sims MSN, RN, AGACNP-BC, CCRN-CMC.
Professional Summary
  • Management of post op trauma surgery patients in a level 1 trauma academic center, collaborating with the trauma team and multiple departments.
  • Conduct education in-service and orientation to new surgical interns and advanced practitioners.
  • Managed critical care patients in a 24 bed ICU/SICU under the supervision of critical care physicians, lead rapid response teams.
  • Screen and manage new critical care consults, while collaborating with various departments for better patient outcomes.
  • In-house CODE BLUE lead in collaboration with emergency department physician and multiple departments.
  • Departmental education through in-services, presentations and new employee orientation.
Education

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, TX

  • Master of Science in Nursing  

Texas Tech University Health Science Center, TX     

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing  Summa Cum Laude

Houston Community College, Houston TX  

  • Associate of Science in Nursing  Magna Cum Laude


Licenses & Certifications
  • Registered Nurse License, Texas 2007- Present
  • Nurse Practitioner License, Texas- Acute Care Adult/Gero 2016- Present
  • AGACNP (Acute-Gero Acute Care Nurse Practitioner)- American Nurse Credentialing Center, 2016- Present
  • CCRN Certification by American Association of Critical Care Nurse, 2008 - Present
  • ACLS Certification by America Heart Association, 2007 - Present
  • BLS Certification by American Heart Association
  • FCCS Certification by Society of Critical Care Medicine, 2016 - Present
Awards and Recognition
  • Employee recognition - Certification, Houston Methodist Hospital 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Trauma Nurse Recognition, Harris Health System 2015 
  • Service First Star, Harris Health System 2015.  
  • Professional awards 2010,2012, 2013, 2014 Harris Health System.
  • Presidents List, Texas Tech University School of Nursing.          
  • National Deans List 2005.
Committees
  • Shared Governance Council, Houston Methodist Hospital.
  • Critical Care Committee, Houston Methodist Hospital.
  • Graduate Dean Committee, Texas Tech University School of Nursing.
  • Staff Nurse Council, Harris Health System.
  • Best practice committee, Harris Health System.
  • Staff Nurse Staffing committee, Harris Health System.
  • Skin Care Champion, Harris Health System.
Affiliations
  • American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN)
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)
  • Houston Area Nurse Practitioners (HANP)
Experience
01/2019 - Current Trauma Surgery Nurse Practitioner University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston | Houston, TX
10/2016 - Current Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Houston Methodist Hospital | Baytown, TX

PRN beginning January 2019

07/2015 - 07/2016 Heart Transplant/LVAD ICU Charge Nurse Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center | Houston, TX
12/2013 - 07/2015 Emergency Shock Trauma Nurse Harris Health System | Houston, TX
12/2011 - 12/2013 Endoscopy Procedures Charge Nurse Harris Health System | Houston, TX Role: Help implement high risk procedures.
01/2004 - 12/2013 Cardiac ICU Charge Nurse Harris Health System | Houston, TX Note: 2011-2013 part time
Highlights
  • Insertion of Arterial lines
  • Insertion of Central lines
  • Rapid sequence intubations
  • Insertion of hemodialysis catheters
  • Management of pulmonary artery catheters
  • FAST exam interpretation
  • Chest tube, IABP, pacemaker wire, JP drain removal
  • Vasopressors management
  • Inotropes management
  • Paralytics management
  • Anticoagulants management
  • Bladder ultrasound
  • 12 lead ECG interpretation
  • Ventricular assist devices management
  • IABP and pacemaker management
  • CRRT/CVVHD monitoring
  • Therapeutic Hypothermia therapy management
  • Rapid blood transfusion
  • EPIC, Care4, AllScripts EHR
  • Phillips & GE monitors
  • Mechanical ventilation management
  • Train of Four
  • Enteral nutrition management
  • Interpretation of diagnostics
  • BiSpectral Index Monitoring
Presentations
  • Management of facial trauma emergencies, Memorial Hermann Hospital - TMC
  • Bispectral Index monitoring in critical care, Houston Methodist Hosp
  • Sedation and Paralysis in critical care, Houston Methodist Hosp
  • Management of DKA in critical care,Houston Methodist Hospital
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography after Trauma presentation, Ben Taub General Hospital
  • Colorectal Cancer Awareness Presentation, Ben Taub General Hospital
  • Cardiovascular Symposium, Ben Taub General Hospital
  • Grade V liver laceration in Shock Trauma, LBJ General Hospital
  • New Graduate Nurse Endoscopy Manual, Ben Taub General Hospital
  • Student nurse basic ECG knowledge, Ben Taub General Hospital
  • GI Mass Endoscopy Proposal and Protocol, Ben Taub General Hospital
  • Management of Ulcerative Colitis Therapy, Ben Taub General Hospital
  • Multi-Society Guidelines on Reprocessing Endoscopes Update, Ben Taub General Hospital
  • Bile Leak after Cholecystectomy, Ben Taub General Hospital
  • Hepato- Renal Syndrome, Ben Taub General Hospital
  • Propofol Infusion Syndrome, Ben Taub General Hospital
  • Hemodynamics, Ben Taub General Hospital & Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center
Publications
Barragan, E, Kihara, E, Lara, L. (2015).  The Removal of a Gastric Balloon: A Case Study. Gastroenterology Nursing Journal, 38(2), 122-124. Doi: 10.1097/SGA.0000000000000100
Academic Projects
  • Patient discharge workflow redesign project.
  • Does physical activity impact diabetes and obesity? A comparison between western states and southern states using statistical data analysis.
  • Universal Protocol legal issues.
  • Improving sepsis recognition in the Emergency Department.
  • Improving discharge workflow in the Emergency Department.
  • In mechanically ventilated patients does chlorhexidine mouthwash compared to regular mouthwash prevent the incidence of ventilator associated pneumonia when performed every 4 hours?
  • Childhood obesity in the fifth ward district.
  • Legal ethical issues in healthcare.
  • Hypertensive Emergencies.   
  • Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy.
  • Chikungunya Virus in the United States.



Websites, Portfolios, Profiles
  • https://www.linkedin.com/in/evaline-sims-3628a8b?trk=hp-identity-name
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Thelma Duffy
Professional Summary

Four years of experience in primary care at Wellspan Health. Maintain strong reputation for achieving high levels of patient satisfaction. One year in Level one trauma hospital working on Cardiac/Respiratory floor and one year of Home Health nurse with the same company.

Experienced RN licensed in Florida. Responsible Home Health Nurse with excellent communication skills. Registered Nurse with a background in geriatric care. 23 years of experience in healthcare. with strong clinical and people skills.

Licenses

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2001 to present

Registered Nurse in the State of Florida, License number RN9383774

EKG certified 2012-present

Skill Highlights
  • Medication administration expert
  • Skilled cardiac care nurse
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Committed to compliance reporting
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • Diabetes, Hospice and Stroke Patient Care

  • Wound cleaning/care expertise
  • Infection control standards expert
  • Flow sheet charting
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Specimen collection/processing proficiency
  • Successful treatment of diabetic ulcers using wound vacs.
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Successful treatment of stasis ulcers using una boots.
Professional Experience
Trauma nurse
December 2014 to April 2016
Lakeland Regional Medical Center Lakeland, FL

Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations, and nursing diagnoses.Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses, including COPD and asthma.Helped physicians examine and treat patients by assisting with instruments, injections and suture removal.Supported patients with customized patient teaching tools.Provided treatment within scope of practice as defined by state law.Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.Created and maintained all absentee calendars, agency nurse schedules and staff meeting minutes.Maintained all confidential personnel files, licensing and CPR compliance records.Ensured HIPAA compliance.Educated patients about their treatments.Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.Provided necessary health education training for patients.Evaluated health education needs of patients and provided necessary training and instruction.Maintained patient privacy and confidential patient information.Tested patients' blood glucose levels.Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.. Taking care of patients with level two traumas. External fixators,halo's,trachs,multiple fracturesProvided education to patients on detox and withdrawal, medications, addiction, recovery, coping skills and community resources.Evaluated patients presenting with asthma, appendicitis and hernia.Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery.Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intracranial hematomas.

RN-Home Health
May 2013 to June 2014
Wellspan Health York, PA

Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including but not limited to, creating and improving medical protocols/guidelines.Provided palliative care in outpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans.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 patient diagnosis under strict time constraints.Provided education to patients on detox and withdrawal, medications, addiction, recovery, coping skills and community resources.Provided necessary health education training for patients.Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.Managed caseload of 20 clients, providing education, treatments, IV therapy, venipuncture and wound care.Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma.

RN-Med/Surg floor nurse
May 2012 to May 2013
Wellspan Health York, PA

Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations, and nursing diagnoses.Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses, including COPD and asthma.Helped physicians examine and treat patients by assisting with instruments, injections and suture removal.Supported patients with customized patient teaching tools.Participated in unit based Quality Assurance Program.Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.Provided treatment within scope of practice as defined by state law.Frequently commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of residents.Prepared for HIPAA and JCAHO reviews, ensuring required brochures and pamphlets were available to patients in all clinics.Maintained all confidential personnel files, licensing and CPR compliance records.Escorted patients to examination rooms and prepared them for physician exams.Ensured HIPAA compliance.Educated patients about their treatments.Provided diagnoses and treated patients with chronic and acute health problems, including MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD, pneumonia.Served as a liaison between patients and physicians to assist patients in understanding their treatment plans.Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.Monitored patients with acute conditions.Provided necessary health education training for patients.Maintained patient privacy and confidential patient information.Tested patients' blood glucose levels.Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.Worked as part of team to execute proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient.Prepared specimens for analysis and established proper chronological priorities in testing.

Unit Secretary monitoring technician and nursing assistant
February 2002 to May 2012
Wellspan Health Yokr, PA

Provided treatment within scope of practice as defined by state law.Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.Frequently commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of residents.Maintained all confidential personnel files, licensing and CPR compliance records.Escorted patients to examination rooms and prepared them for physician exams.Ensured HIPAA compliance.Tested patients' blood glucose levels.Obtained vitals for a floor of 25 patients per shift.Measured urine specimens and delivered them to the laboratory.Worked as part of team to execute proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient.Provided caring companionship to elderly and developmentally disabled patients.Provided primary resident care and assistance with daily living activities.

Education and Training
Associate of Science : Nursing, 2012 Harrisburg Area Community College Lancaster, PA, USA

Member of NSNA-National Student Nurse Association

High School Diploma : General, 1983 Hempfield High School Landisville, PA, USA
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JENNIFER LAWTON
Skills
Coaching, Council, educational programs, nursing, patient care, protocols, Trauma, wound care
Experience
December 2015
to
Current
GENTIVA HOME HEALTH NORTH CHARLESTON, SC MANAGER CLINICAL PRACTICE/QUALITY ASSURANCE
November 2014
to
December 2015
Patient Care Coordinator(PCC)
  • Chairman of the Professional Development and Education Council.
  • Physician Voted Nurse of the Year 2015 Participate in professional organizations and continuing education to improve practice knowledge and skills.
  • Oversaw and managed number clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining a high level of staff morale and professionalism.
  • Participated in the development, review, and evaluation of nursing practice protocols.
  • Plan, provide, or evaluate educational programs for nursing staff, interdisciplinary health care team members, and community members.
August 2012
to
February 2013
TRIDENT TECHNICAL COLLEGE NORTH CHARLESTON, SC Clinical Adjunct Professor
  • Chronic patient care in med-surg unit, adeptly handling all aspects of treatment from medication to wound care to monitoring for number patients per shift while attending to students needs and educational careers.
October 2010
to
November 2011
MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA CHARLESTON, SC Staff Trauma Nurse
July 2006
to
Current
SUMMERVILLE MEDICAL CENTER SUMMERVILLE, SC Patient Care Coordinator(PCC)
  • On several committees since October 2013: Sepsis, Trauma, and Founding member of Clinical Coaching.
  • Processed monthly reports for department performance.
  • Preceptor to nurses on the floor while maintaining a set of patients.
  • Self-directed with astute judgment skills.
  • High level of personal accountability.
July 2003
to
January 2007
MEMORIAL HOSPITAL JACKSONVILLE, FL ERT-GN-Staff RN
POINTE EMERGENCY NORTH CHARLESTON, SC POST ORGAN TRANSPLANT HOME HEALTH MANAGER
July 2017
to
Current
Medical University of South Carolina Hospital Charleston, SC Post Kidney/Pancreas Coordinator
Education and Training
2011
JACKSONVILLE UNIVERSITY JACKSONVILLE, FL
2004
FLORIDA COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF JACKSONVILLE JACKSONVILLE, FL ADN
2003
FLORIDA COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF JACKSONVILLE JACKSONVILLE, FL AA
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