Medical Surgical ICU skilled career professional with 11 years practical experience in hospital care environment.
Established in Adult ICU patient support including assessment, counseling, education regarding medications and treatment, lab work, documentation with care plan for diagnosis, and administration of treatment procedures. Currently a Clinical Nurse for the Medical - Surgical ICU.
Clinical Nurse Leader
Manages bed flow in the 32 bed Medical Surgical ICU. Triage admissions from the Emergency Room. Works closely with MD/NP staff to ensure patient care and safety. Communicates effectively with the Administrative Supervisor to ensure proper and effective patient flow and outcomes. Integral member of the Rapid Response Team. An available resource to my staff in the ICU but as well as the hospital staff.
Often times in ratio with a full ICU assignment and on occasion with a tripled ICU assignment.
Stationed at Lackland AFB and was assigned to the 59 Medical Wing at Wilford Hall Medical Center in the Coronary Care Unit during my active duty enlistment. Received Honorable Discharge and completed my inactive service.
Proficient in Adult Medical Surgical ICU care. Able to participate in complex procedures at bedside. with ease. Proficient in CRRT and IABP. Preceptor to many new nursing graduates as well as experienced nurses transferring to Medical Surgical ICU.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2014 - present
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification 2014 - present
Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) Certification 2014 - present
License, State of Arizona, Multi-State 2006 - present
Board Examination 2006
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