RNC, CNM, and Nurse Practitioner with more than 25 years experience in both outpatient and inpatient settings. Excels at assessments and the development and implementation of care plans. A Midwife that is focused on educating patients and the community about health issues and preventative care. A midwife that is focused on providing quality care and maintaining direct lines of communication with patients and the entire health-care team. Superb interpersonal and leadership skills. A enthusiastic and personable practitioner with excellent teaching and mentoring skills.
Certified Nurse Midwife-- American Midwifery Certification Board
Womens Health Nurse Practitioner- National Certification Corporation
Lactation Educator-Southwest Clinical Lactation Education Program
Registered Nurse Certified-OB--National Certification Corporation
Registered Nurse in Arizona and Oklahoma
Women Health Nurse Practitioner - Texas
Certified Nurse Midwife license - Arizona
Basic Life Support-American Heart Association
NRP-American Heart Association
Conducted parenting classes up to 10 classes a month for the past year
Conducted breastfeeding classes at Babies-R-Us each month for the past year.
Conducted breastfeeding support groups for all our breastfeeding mothers and mothers in the surrounding area.
Averaged 15 patients per day on office days. Assisted in Cesarean Sections as first assist to MD's. Performed vaginal deliveries on all patients that wanted midwifery care on the low risk scale and with MD supervision on higher risk deliveries such as V-Backs, diabetics, and hypertension.Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests. Managed the pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment of various disorders and diseases. Oversaw and managed clinical and support staff in patient care activities. Administered hormone replacement therapy, oversaw STD treatment, conducted ultrasounds and dispensed birth control.
Worked as Staff RN level II in triage, post-partum and Labor and delivery. Assisted with deliveries as needed.Conducted screening, diagnostic treament 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. Administered IV therapy and NST's in the ante-partum unit. Care for the post-partum mother and baby and assisted with breastfeeding and newborn infant care as needed. Evaluation of and monitoring of labs and fetal monitoring strips. Giving and ordering medications as per order of MD.
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 necessary health education training for patients.Took vital signs of newborns while assisting in NBN. Assisted physicians in focus studies on subject of prenatal care. Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care. Used all skills while working from one facility to another in L&D, NBN and post-partum.
Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.Oversaw and managed clinical and support staff in patient care activities of each pediatric patient as to their needs.Developed and maintained quality care systems, including creating and improving medical protocols and guidelines. Provided palliative care ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans. Treated chronic care patients including handling medication, wound care and nutrition.
Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.Administered IV therapy and treadmill stress tests and ran nerve conduction tests in cardiac unit. Monitored and assisted with laboring patients until delivery. Assisted with delivery and first feeds. Triaged all labor patients from 20wks gestation and above for various complaints.
Member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Club
Graduated with 3.78 GPA
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