Blood Transfusion Committee Provided input and representation from Adult Infusion in regards to blood product administration policy and procedures.
CLABSI Committee (Davis 8) Co-chair 2014-2015 Provided staff education on CHG bathing, environment cleaning, blood culture collection, and central line dressing changes.
Proposed Champion for Early Mobility Project Promoted project implementation and staff education on the unit for mobilizing patients earlier in hospitalization.
Davis 8 EMR super-user Attended super-user training and provided Unit Based Practice Council Served as Chair Person 2011-2013 Attended 100% of meetings, chair meetings, and Evidence Based Practice class.
Identified performance indicators and set goals for improvement.
Davis 8 Huddle Project Initiated change on Davis 8 through implementing the Multidisciplinary Huddle with the assistance of our Clinical Nurse Specialist.
Organized huddle training sessions to include physicians, nurses and other ancillary staff.
Created an action plan, set up meetings, and communicated effectively with support staff.
Developed and performed quarterly staff satisfaction surveys Promoted the huddle concept via presentations given at Nursing Grand Rounds, Patient Care Services Council, and Professional Governance All Here Day.
Clinical Nurse III January 2015 to CurrentUC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center － Sacramento, CA.
Experienced Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) Oncology Nursing Society chemotherapy certified Supervised staff while working as relief charge nurse over the last 7 years.
Exhibited leadership qualities resulting in successful project implementations.
Dedicated to *** Experienced in working independently and under pressure, setting priorities, and using abstract thought to evaluate clinical situations.
Mentored/trained new RN's and acted as a reliable resource to other staff.
Clinical Nurse III Hematology/Oncology/BMT January 2012 to January 2015UC Davis Medical Center － Sacramento, CA.
Prepared and led in-services and skills labs for staff on educational topics including primary nursing, huddle, bedside report, chemotherapy updates, unit specific medications, point of care testing and cardiac review.
Completed and prepared monthly and quarterly audits on BMT patients for infection rates and consent availability to report to FACT (Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy).
Proposed and implemented EMR enhancement changes to improve nursing efficiency and documentation.
Clinical Nurse II January 2005 to January 2011UC Davis Medical Center － Sacramento, CA.
Provided care to patients in a 35 bed medical surgical acute care unit with various malignancies, post operative patients and bone marrow transplant patients.
Demonstrated the ability to use available resources, policies and procedures to complete daily work.
Delivered safe direct nursing care to patients in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act.
Member of the Oncology Nursing Society.
Student Nurse Extern/Student Nurse Intern January 2003 to January 2005UC Davis Medical Center － Sacramento, CA
Provided basic nursing care to patients under the supervision of an RN.
Worked in a direct patient care setting in Oncology while completing nursing courses.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science : Nursing, 2004California State University － Sacramento, CA.GPA: Inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
Graduated Summa Cum LaudeNursing Inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
Graduated Summa Cum Laude
Associate of Science : General Science, 2002American River College － Sacramento, CA.General Science
Associate of Art : Liberal ArtsLiberal Arts
AWARDS RECEIVED Honorable Mention Quality Leaders Award from the California Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems for Davis 8 Medical and Surgical Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant Inpatient Team Huddle Project. Abstract presentation at the Oncology Nursing Society 2012 Annual Congress. AWARDS RECEIVED CONTINUED Davis 8 "Star" of the Month- 2011 STAR Award 2011- Greater Sacramento Chapter Oncology Nursing Society. Friends of Nursing" honor for contribution to primary nursing, best practices that achieve optimal outcomes, integrity of nursing in 2010, 2012 & 2014 Employee Excellence Award 2011/2012 for excellence in leadership.
acute care, basic, chemotherapy, documentation, leadership, Nursing, Oncology, direct patient, policies, supervision, Therapy