Skilled, energetic, patient-focused Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse with more than 9 years experience (various positions) in the health care field. Experienced in fast paced critical care unit that provides multifaceted invasive hemodynamic monitoring and treatment of adult patients during the critical period of recovery from cardiac and thoracic surgery.
Registered Nurse in the State of [Michigan], License number [#4704308844]
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification 2013 to Present
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2006 to Present
CPR certified through American Heart Association 2006 to Present
Medication administration expert
Skilled in conducting physical examinations
Vascular care understanding
Skilled cardiac care nurse
Geriatric treatment knowledge
Computerized charting specialist
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
Diabetes, Hospice and Stroke Patient Care
Cardiothoracic ICU Staff Nurse10/2014 to CurrentHarper University HospitalDetroit, MI
Focused on assessment, diagnosis, planning, treatment, and evaluation of preoperative and post-operative surgical patients with prominence
on Cardiovascular Surgery and Cardiac ICU care with rhythm analysis,
hemodynamics, airway, pain, and medication management, safety measures,
patient/family education and support, and introduction of the rehabilitation process.
Temporary epicardial and thoracic pacing, open cardiac arrest management, Code “Blue” management and operations, Central line management and discontinuation,
External cardiac defibrillation, CRRT management and operation.
Home Health Care Nurse/ MIHP Program Coordinator08/2014 to 12/2014Diversified HealthcareSouthfield, MI
Conducted screening, diagnostic treatment and rehabilitative and supportive services as the senior nurse on a primary health care team. Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.Actively participated in unit-based Quality Assurance Program. Managed team of medical support personnel. Provided necessary health education training for patients. Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma. Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
Home Health Aide08/2012 to 01/2014Professional Parent CareSouthfield, MI
Observed and documented patient status and reported patient complaints to the case manager. Read and recorded temperature, pulse and respiration. Massaged patients and applied preparations and treatments, such as liniment, alcohol rubs and heat-lamp stimulation. Planned, prepared and served meals and snacks according to prescribed diets. Provided transportation, assistance and companionship to clients.
Student Nurse09/2010 to 05/2014BSN Clinical RotationsDetroit, MI
Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.
Completed >100 hours of clinical work in Med/Surg, OB, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Community health, Leadership nursing rotations.
Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.
Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.
Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
Partnered with team of Registered Nurses to ensure over all well-being of all patients.
Education and Training
Master of Science: Nurse Educator2017University of PhoenixOnline
Anticipated graduation 5/2017
Bachelor of Science: Nursing2014Davenport UniversityWarren, MI, USA
Member of National Honor Society
Associate of Applied Science: Pre Nursing2010Wayne County Community College DistrictDetroit, MI, USA