Registered nurse with twenty years of experience in acute care Nursing. Maintains a strong reputation for achieving high level of Patient satisfaction and Team Member trust and respect.
Expertise includes care of Med-Surg, Neurosurgery, Orthopedic and Geriatric patients. Experience also includes Management duties and Staff supervision. Strong focus on teamwork, personal and professional responsibility and accountability.
Registered Nurse Practitioner in the State of Florida.
Charge Nurse/CNlll on H2 since 1999.
Coordinate team member patient assignment and admission bed placement.
Support team members and patients with their needs.
Nursing resource for the team.
Patient rounding to promote trust, ensure safety and patient satisfaction as well as give patient education.
Coordinate with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
Team member coaching and counseling.
Conduct yearly team member evaluations.
Initiated processes in use on H2..IVF time taping and Beacon admission sheet checklist.
Nominated to the Unit WOW Nursing award 12 times in 14 years and winning that award twice.
Nursing Guest speaker at a High school career day event in Hawaii.
Nursing Guest speaker for freshman year Nursing students in Hawaii.
Key member of Morton Plant Mease committees... Professional Practice, Pain Management, and Cultural Diversity Committee.
Care of Orthopedic/General Surgical Patients.
Relief Charge Nurse for a 44 bed Med-Surg Unit
Served on Nursing Improvement Project committee.
Nominated for Unit Nurse of the Year Award, 1999
Staff/Relief Charge Nurse for a 20 bed Neurosurgery unit.
Care for Spinal and Brain Surgery Patients as well as Chronic Ventilator Patients.
Staff/Relief Charge for a Surgical Nursing Unit.
Care for General Surgery and Neuro-surgical Spine Patients.
Was actively involved with Nursing Practice and Ethics committees.
Worked with the DON in interviews of prospective new Team Members.
Staff Nurse for a general nursing unit caring for Med-Surg as well as Post Partum patients.
Graduated top of the class in Academics, Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program, 1982
Graduated top of the class in Nursing practice, Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program, 1982
Achieved the Third highest national score, Philippine National Board of Nursing exam year 1982.
IV Therapy Resource Training. 2000
Geriatric Resource Training. 2001
Achieved BayCare Assistant Coach designation. 2003
Successful graduate of the Center for Frontline Nursing Leadership workshop, 2007.
Member of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses Association.
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