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Skillful Travel Nurse resume

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Professional Summary

Registered Nurse with 30 years experience. Skilled in multiple facets of the profession including adult critical care, acute hemodialysis(hospital setting), home health and hospice.


Mississippi Board of Nursing 1984 to present.

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2014 to present.

Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Certification 2014 to present.

ACLS certified through American Heart Association 2012 to present.

Skill Highlights
  • Skilled EKG analysis
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Mobility assistance
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Specimen collection/processing proficiency

Professional Experience
ICU RN, 11/2010 to Current HMA/CHS Health Systems Flowood, MS

Provide skilled nursing care for the critically ill patient. Support families of these patients. The first year of employment was with a sister hospital in Natchez, MS. Natchez Community Hospital.

Home visiting nurse, 04/2008 to 10/2010 Sta-Home Health and Hospice Gloster, MS

Provided skilled nursing care for patients in their home and teach them how to live with their disease process.

Acute Hemodialysis Registered Nurse, 03/2004 to 09/2007 Fresenius Dialysis Jackson, MS

Administered hemodialysis to patients with acute/chronic renal failure in the hospital setting.

ICU RN, 05/2002 to 03/2004 St. Dominic Hospital Jackson, MS

Provided skilled nursing care for patients in the critical care setting. Provided support for the families of these patients.

Travel Nurse, 08/2000 to 05/2002 Fastaff Travel Nurse Denver, CO

Travel assignments to various states providing adult critical care and acute hemodialysis.

CCU/CVR Staff RN, 10/1998 to 08/2000 HMA Health Systems Jackson, MS

Provided skilled critical care to adult cardiac patients with primary focus on cardiovascular surgery recovery at Central Mississippi Medical Center.

Acute Hemodialysis RN, 10/1996 to 10/1998 Fresenius Dialysis Jackson, MS

Provided hemodialysis therapy to patients with acute/chronic renal failure in a hospital setting at Central Mississippi Medical Center and Rankin County Hospital.

Contract Medical Surgical RN, 10/1995 to 10/1996 Prime Care Nursing Jackson, MS

Provided nursing care for medical patients in area hospitals.

Assistant Manager, 08/1988 to 10/1995 Sta-Home Health and Hospice Carthage, MS

Managed a team of 6 nurses and home health aids, performing admissions, writing care plans, providing supervised visits and monitoring the day to day care of patients in their homes. Also, initiated the hospice program for Sta-Home, covering a 7 county area, providing education to physicians and community, as well as, interviewing and admitting patients with a terminal illness.

Neonatal Intensive Care RN, 07/1986 to 08/1988 University Medical Center of Mississippi Jackson, MS

Provided skilled nursing to critically ill neonates.

Med-Surg/ER RN, 05/1984 to 07/1986 Leake Memorial Hospital/Scott Regional Hospital Carthage/Morton, MS

Worked at both hospitals during these 2 years providing medical care for acutely ill patients. Also, worked the ER providing emergency care to medically ill and trauma patients.

Education and Training
Associate of Science: Nursing, 1984 Meridian Community College Meridian, MS, USA

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A compassionate and engaging Registered Nurse who is ready to go above and beyond for her team. Offering extensive training and commitment to deliver exemplary care to all different kinds of patients and their loved ones.

12/2018 - Current Travel Nurse Flexcare Medical Staffing

CCU and ICU specializing in Neurology patients

Floating to PACU, ED, Telemetry, and Medical Stepdown

Cardiovascular ICU

Floating to Telemetry unit

07/2014 - 12/2018 ICU Registered Nurse/Alternating Charge Nurse St. Elizabeth's Hospital | O'Fallon, IL
12/2012 - 08/2013 Home Health Caregiver Private Family | Armington, IL
05/2012 - 06/2012 Home Health Caregiver Private Family | Minier, IL
Education and Training
2014 Bachelor of Science: Nursing; Minor in Health Bradley University | Peoria, IL
Versant RN Residency | Belleville, IL
  • Surgical patient recovery including: Mandibular, GI/GU, CABG, Valve replacements, Wound debridement, Tracheostomy 
  • Drain management
  • Wound care/wound vac including surgical, pressure, diabetic, stasis
  • Application and removal of dressings
  • Care for sutures/staples including dermabond
  • Ostomy care 
  • Post Cardiac Catheterization care
  • Post Cardiac Ablation care
  • EKG interpretation
  • IABP monitoring and management
  • Arctic Sun/Zoll Thermaguard Hypothermia initiation and management 
  • External and internal pacing and monitoring
  • Lab value and ABG interpretation
  • Venipuncture
  • Arterial blood draws
  • Arterial line care and insertion assist/removal
  • Venous and arterial sheath removal
  • Vesicant drug administration
  • IV insertion and care
  • Pressure line set up and maintenance
  • Central line care and insertion assist/removal
  • CVP monitoring
  • Swan Ganz catheter maintenance and interpretation
  • PICC line care and removal
  • GI bleed care
  • Foley catheter insertion/maintenance/removal
  • NG/Dobhoff/OG insertion/maintenance/removal
  • Tube Feeding/TPN  
  • Titration of multiple IV medications
  • Paralytic administration with TOF
  • Sedation administration
  • End of life/hospice care
  • Antiseptic and Sterile technique 
  • PCA pump mamangement
  • Epidural management 
  • Care of patients with dialysis access, chronic and temporary
  • CRRT setup/operation
  • Blood transfusion
  • Safe patient transfer
  • SARA lift
  • Post mortem care
  • BIPAP/CPAP/Oxymizer/Hiflo
  • Assist with intubation and extubation
  • Ventilator care
  • Oral care
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Chest tube care with insertion 
  • DKA and insulin drip maintenance 
  • DVT/PE care and prevention
  • EKOS monitoring and maintenance 
  • Infection prevention
  • Seizure care
  • Suicidal patient care
  • Patients with drug overdose care
  • Treatment of sepsis
  • Rapid Response Team
  • STAT Stroke team
  • Code Team
  • Meditech
  • Cerner
  • Epic Systems


Licenses held in Illinois, Arizona, and California




EPIC Systems Super User 
Unit Practice Council
Task Force Team 
Nursing Peer Review Council
New Graduate Preceptor

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​Dedicated and skilled professional seeking a position where I will be able to utilize my critical thinking skills, interpersonal skills, knowledge and passion for patient care to facilitate health within the given population.

House Supervisor 01/2019 to Current Sparrow Health System Carson City, MI
Travel Nurse in the Neuro ICU 03/2018 to 08/2020 Beaumont Health System Dearborn, MI
Travel Nurse in the ICU/CCU 08/2017 to 01/2018 Hurley Medical Center Flint, MI
Travel Nurse in the PACU 04/2016 to 07/2017 Beaumont Health System Royal Oak, MI
Leave of absence to care for family member 10/2015 to 04/2016
Per Diem in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit 06/2015 to 10/2015 MidMichigan Health-Gratiot Alma, MI



Critical Care Unit 09/2000 to 06/2015 MidMichigan Medical Center-Gratiot Alma, MI Experience in the care of adult patients following surgical interventions, respiratory crisis including respiratory failure and respiratory arrest, cardiac issues including CHF, MI, and cardiac arrest.  Other experience includes caring for patients on ventilators with various types of respiratory problems, maintaining CPAP and BiPAP, managing patients with sepsis and caring for post cardiac arrest patients.  Other duties include transvenous pacemaker maintenance and management, post pacemaker/AICD placement care and post cardiac catheterization care with maintenance of vascular sheath.  Assisting physicians at bedside with placement of invasive lines and bedside electrocardioversion.​
  • Nurse Preceptor for new employees, graduate RN's, and nurse externs.
  • Mentor for nursing students.
  • Participated in Nursing Shared Governance Model.
  • Completed Critical Care classes (see certificates)
  • Knowledge of electronic medical record (EMR) specific systems EPIC and CERNER and chosen as Super User for CERNER.
  • Educator for telemetry monitoring and management classes for employees with positions in cardiac units.
  • Participated in writing new protocols and updating existing protocols and leading quarterly mini education days for CCU unit specific.
  • Completion of NDNQI Pressure Ulcer Training Course Version 5.0 (see certificate).
  • Completion of "Care of the Bariatric Patient" (see certificate).
  • Commended for excellence in assisting Joint Commission surveyors.
  • Commended for leadership during crisis events.
Out-Patient Dialysis 05/1997 to 09/2000 MidMichigan Medical Center-Gratiot Alma, MI Experience in the care of adult end stage renal patients including transition to home dialysis.  Different therapies included CAPD,CCPD,NPD, and home hemodialysis.​
  • Extensive education for patients transitioning from unit hemodialysis to home dialysis of all types.
  • Assessment, evaluation and monitoring of patients during clinic visits.
  • Ongoing education of patients with clinic reviews.
  • Education of nursing home facility staff in dialysis procedures.
  • Home visits prior to start of home dialysis and as needed during treatment.
  • Responsible for developing policies and procedures with the Medical Director.
  • Participated in Baxter Research Program as coordinator and data collector.
Mixed Medical Unit 03/1994 to 05/1997 MidMichigan Medical Center-Gratiot Alma, MI Experience in the care of patients along a diverse continuum of care.  Patient population included pediatric and adult patients with mixed diagnosis. 
  • Educated patients with new onset diabetes including physiology, diet guidelines and administration of insulin.
  • Taught CPR to parents and caregivers of at risk pediatric patients.
  • Instructed patients and family members on home wound management.
Labor and Delivery, Obstetrics and Nursery 05/1993 to 03/1994 MidMichigan Medical Center-Gratiot Alma, MI Experience in providing care to the laboring and delivered patient, post partum care and the care of the newborn.  Other duties included the care of the compromised and premature infant and preparing the infant for transport to a tertiary facility. 
  • Assisting patients through the laboring and delivery process.
  • Assisting postpartum patients with feeding of the newborn including nursing and supplementation.
  • Education of parents of newborns in bathing, diapering and other infant care.
  • Assuring all educational needs are met prior to discharge and provide outpatient resource information.
Education and Training
Nursing Ferris State University Big Rapids, MI
Associate Degree in Nursing: Nursing Delta College University Center, MI
  • Current BLS and ACLS certifications.
  • Completion of Critical Care Course.
  • Completion of Arrhythmia Interpretation and Management Course.
  • Completion of Monitored Sedation Course.
  • Completion of NDNQI Pressure Ulcer Training Course.​