Sixteen years of experience in critical and cardiovascular care at CHI St. Luke's Health. Maintain strong reputation for delivering skilled nursing care.
Registered nurse. CPR certified through American Heart Association CPR certified through American Heart Association. Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification [2001 to present]. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). PICC insertion
Strong clinical judgment
Strong medical ethic
Problem resolution ability
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
Wound cleaning/care ability
Abides by infection control standards
03/2013 to Current
Cardiac Cath Lab RNCHI St. Luke's Health － Lufkin, TXProvided on-call care at all times of day and night. Circulating nurse for LHC/RHC, EP studies, and pacemaker/AICD insertions. Administers specialized medications during procedures. Administers IV conscious sedation. Monitoring of patients hemodynamics.
10/2010 to 03/2013
ICU charge nurseMHSET － Lufkin, TXDelegated staff nurse duties. Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients. Served as a liaison between patients and physicians to assist patients in understanding their treatment plans. Provided post operative recovery care for CABG patients.
06/2001 to 10/2010
Critical Care RNMHSET － Lufkin, TXDeveloped patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations, and nursing diagnoses. Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records. Educated patients about their treatments. Provided diagnoses and treated patients with chronic and acute health problems, including MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD, pneumonia. Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care. Monitored patients with acute conditions. Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.
08/2000 to 06/2001
LVNMHSET － Lufkin, TXProvided treatment within scope of practice as defined by state law. Provided treatment within scope of practice as defined by state law. Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens. Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients. Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
Education and Training
Associate of Applied Science: NursingAngelina College － Lufkin, TXMember of Phi Theta Kappa Club
High School DiplomaSumrall High School － Sumrall, MSMember of Beta, Spanish, Science and Math, and FHA Club