CLINICAL NURSE - LABOR AND DELIVERY , TRIAGE, PSCU AND PACU
Registered nurse with extensive experience in all areas of perinatal nursing, including high risk Labor and Delivery, Triage, OR, PACU, Antepartum, Postpartum, as well as general med-surgical nursing.
AWHONN Advanced Fetal Monitoring
Adv. Diploma in Perinatal Nursing Specialty - 2 year post-RN specialty program
Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP)
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
California BRN License number: 671227
Pregnancy Clinic Manager
Collaborative team member
Strong IV skills
Proficient in computerized charting
Able to multitask and prioritize care
Excellent customer service and communication skills
Sharp Mary Birch HospitalDecember 2009 to CurrentClinical Nurse - Labor and Delivery , Triage, PSCU and PACU San Diego, CACoordinates care of obstetrical clients working collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team. Triages patients on arrival, performing immediate assessment, including Non-stress tests and obstetrical assessment in the ED. Obtains and records patients' medical history and lab results electronically in the medical record. Administers IV therapy and analgesia to laboring patients. Provides coaching and support for natural birthing patients. Identifies risk factors and determines necessary follow up. Prepares patients for surgery and recovered patients in the PACU post-operatively. Acts as Resource RN for other nurses, Preceptor to teach and evaluate new nurses as well providing support as a Mentor.
Ramona Pregnancy Care ClinicApril 2004 to February 2007Nurse Manager Ramona, CAProvided prenatal and nutrition counseling, physical exams, pregnancy tests, resource referrals, employee TB tests and breastfeeding instruction to the low-income patient community.
BC Women's HospitalSeptember 1989 to February 2001Charge Nurse, RN Vancouver, BCProvided care to perinatal patients for the high risk tertiary care center for BC, with over 7000 deliveries/year. Experienced in Labor & Delivery, Triage, Antepartum as well as scrubbing and circulating in the OR.
Education and Training
University of Victoria2018Bachelor of Science: NursingVictoria, BC, CanadaCurrently enrolled in distance BSN program.
BCIT-British Columbia Institute of Technology1994Post-RN Advanced Diploma: Perinatal Nursing SpecialtyBurnaby, BC, CanadaCompleted a 2 year program in Perinatal Nursing, including low, moderate and high risk obstetrics with 3 preceptorships.