Highly qualified board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner driven to
build strong relationships with patients and their families. Acts as a
patient advocate to achieve best possible outcomes by focusing on health promotion and disease prevention. Loyal and collaborative with a steadfast commitment to preventative care, education and patient safety.
Great Bedside Manor
Clinical Nursing Instructor, 08/2012 to Current Maricopa Community Colleges – Phoenix, AZ
Instruct and mentor nursing students in their second semester in the lab and clinical setting.
Complete student evaluations and provide feedback on an ongoing basis.
Registered Nurse, 07/2011 to 03/2012 Canyon Surgery Center – Phoenix, AZ
Ensure all consents and appropriate paperwork are signed.
Complete all required pre-operative testing as per Doctor's orders and protocol.
Complete pre and post operative education with patient and caregiver.
Evaluate Patient lab results and symptoms to determine if patient is able to receive treatment.
Discuss patient concerns/side effects with providers when appropriate and discuss plan of action for individual patients.
Support patient and family through the cancer treatment process and palliative care process when necessary.
Patient education regarding symptom management and chemotherapy drugs.
Administer chemotherapy per orders and ONS guidelines.
Registered Nurse, Emergency Department, 07/2010 to 09/2010 Abrazo Health Care – Goodyear, Arizona
Assessed and cared for a variety of patients with various illnesses, injuries and acuities.
Provided patient education on disease prevention and health promotion.
Registered Nurse, Burn Department, 01/2009 to 07/2010 Maricopa Medical Center – Phoenix, AZ
Plan, coordinated and implemented care for adult and pediatric patients with a variety of skin conditions and injuries including;
Burns, traumas and post plastic surgeries.
care consisted of coordinating wound/graft dressing changes with a variety
of team members including; Doctors, Physicians Assistants, Nurse
Practitioners, Nurses, Burn Techs and Physical and Occupational Therapists. Other
daily care included providing emotional support to the patient and their
family, pain control, infection prevention and patient education.
Mentored a variety of nursing students.
Registered Nurse, 09/2008 to 01/2009 Banner Boswell – Sun City, AZ
Nurse Training Unit.
Worked with a designated preceptor on the Nurse Entrance Training Unit to provide care to medical and telemetry patients while developing and expanding my role as a Registered Nurse.
Master of Science: Nursing- Family Nurse Practitioner , 2014 Grand Canyon University - Phoenix, AZ GPA: 3.85 Completed 300 clinical hours in adult health Completed 200 clinical hours in pediatrics Completed 75 clinical hours in women's health Completed 75 clinical hours in geriatric health Completed a school sponsored medical mission trip to Costa Rica where we cared for individuals of all ages in the surrounding villages
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, October 2010 Chamberlain College of Nursing - Online
Associates Degree: Nursing, August 2008 Mesa Community College - Mesa, Arizona
Member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners Member of the American Nurses Association Member of Arizona Nurses Association