leader with 10 years of critical care experience with the past two years
serving as Patient Care Supervisor.
Exceptional communicator who is able to set forth clear expectations. Demonstrates integrity in both decision
making and actions by maintaining honesty and accountability with staff and
fellow leaders. Enjoys cultivating an
atmosphere of idea sharing, support, and ongoing learning and development of
staff enabling them to provide high quality and compassionate nursing care to patients
Registered Nurse in the State of
Minnesota, 2007 to present
Registered Nurse in the State of
Missouri, 2005 to 2009
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Certification 2005 to present
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Certification 2001 to present
Strong critical care experience
Knowledgeable of regulatory standards
Exceptional leadership skills
Developed effective working relationships across department
throughout the hospital
Previous experience with implementation of new
equipment and/or processes to promote patient safety and improve patient
outcomes thereby ensuring financial reimbursement
Self driven, able to work independently and multi-task
effectively, flexible in a fast paced, ever changing, high demand environment
Reviews all Patient Visitor Safety Reports and
provides feedback, education, and coaching as needed
Experienced with Human Resources and the Allina disciplinary
BSN, RN, Patient Care Supervisor PB2000Sep 2013 to Current Abbott Northwestern Hospital - Minneapolis, Minnesota
Primary job functions include daily supervisor of the unit, serve as a compassionate and reasonable liaison between patients, families, and staff when issues or concerns arise, be an available a resource when needed, ensure equipment is available and functioning, a role model of professional nursing practice, and a leader of change. Other responsibilities include:
Interviewing/Hiring high quality applicants for RN/PAC/NA positions
Timely performance evaluations for RN/PAC/NA
Ensuring all staff maintain competency related to there job description and providing education and training as needed
Providing timely feedback and informal/formal coaching, or disciplinary action as warranted based on performance issues
Review all PVSRs and provide appropriate education or coaching
Maintain balanced par levels of materials and linens on the unit to reduce waste
Maintain par levels of special order items
Monitor all LOA/FMLA for status and compliance
Assign preceptors and develop orientation schedules
Assist with the development, implementation, and promotion of new initiatives
Participating member on multiple committees including but not limited to: Dr. Blue Committee, PDEC, Patient Centered, ICU & PB2000 OQC, CLABSI, Infection Prevention, General Medicine Breakthrough, Critical Care Leadership, SPM, etc.
Served as Interim Patient Care Manager of the Critical Care Float Pool and Rapid Response team, March 2015 to June 2015
Employed as a staff RN in the
Medical/Surgical/Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit. Continued to develop skills and advance critical care knowledge.
Trained in specialty therapies of Flotrac,
Coolgard, Peritoneal Dialysis, Swan-Ganz Catheters, and CRRT.
Trained as unit
Charge Nurse, Circulator, and Preceptor
communication skills and organization.
Noted by peers to be a
knowledge resource on the unit when questions arose.
BSN, RNDec 2005 to Nov 2007 Boone Hospital Center - Columbia, Missouri
Trained in the Medical Intensive Care Unit as a new graduate nurse. Gained experience providing care to a variety of critically ill patients.
Completed the national
ECCO Modules for Critical Care Nurses.
CPR and ACLS
certified, proficient with basic
Proficient with basic nursing skills such as the placement of
IV's, NG's, Foley catheters, and their associated care and maintenance.
Developed skills regarding the use and maintenance of Central Lines, Arterial Lines, Swan-Ganz Catheters, hemodynamic monitoring, and
other various types of equipment used in the ICU setting.
Obtained training in the management of a patient undergoing
IABP and CRRT therapies.
Served as charge nurse and preceptor.
Nurse AssistantDec 2001 to Apr 2005 Bothwell Regional Health Center - Sedalia, MissouriNursing assistant in the
Rehab, Orthopedics, and Emergency Department throughout nursing school. Frequently
floated to the medical/surgical floors and Critical Care Unit. Advanced my learning
with hands-on experience while providing personal cares to patients and assisting with ADLs.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science, Nursing2005University of Missouri - Columbia, Missouri
Minor in Human Development and
Member of Sigma Theta Tau
Recipient of the H.W. Harris and
Fingland scholarships for academic excellence.